Billy Kelleher TD Named as FF Director of Elections

Billy Kelleher TD Named as FF Director of Elections

13 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin TD has appointed the Party’s Frontbench Health Spokesperson Billy Kelleher TD as Director of Elections for the General Election campaign. Deputy Martin commented, “Billy was first elected to the Dáil in 1997 and has a wide range of experience, having served as Minister […]

Cork Apple jobs announcement – a case study in PR

Cork Apple jobs announcement – a case study in PR

11 November 2015 By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie Media analysis column with David O’Sullivan There was a universal welcome today in Cork, Ireland to the news that the local Apple office was expanding, with 1,000 new jobs being created. Everyone welcomed the announcement, and I mean everyone! In such instances what matters, in relation to gaining media […]

Murphy’s welcome of Apple

Murphy’s welcome of Apple

11 November 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Europe Minister Dara Murphy heralds Apple expansion as a game-changer for Cork Dara Murphy, Minister for European Affairs, has today welcomed the announcement that Apple will be expanding its campus in Hollyhill, Cork and adding a new building that will provide modern office space and room for 1,000 […]

Cork Convention Bureau promote Cork as business destination to German audience

Cork Convention Bureau promote Cork as business destination to German audience

11 November 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Cork Convention Bureau, along with seventeen (17) other Irish tourism businesses, took part in a ‘Meet in Ireland’ workshop and networking event in Munich – to highlight the island of Ireland as a world-class conference and business tourism destination. At the event, the Irish delegation had the […]

1,000 new jobs announced at Apple in Cork

1,000 new jobs announced at Apple in Cork

11 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Taoiseach, the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation and IDA Ireland, the foreign direct investment agency of the Irish Government, welcome today’s significant announcement that Apple will be expanding its campus in Hollyhill, Co.Cork and adding a new building that will provide new office space and room for 1,000 […]

Former Musgrave boss receives award from Cork Chamber of Commerce

Former Musgrave boss receives award from Cork Chamber of Commerce

10th November 2015, 8pm By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie ‘Outstanding Achievement in Business’ awarded to Hugh Mackeown, Musgrave Group Former Managing Director, Chief Executive and Chairman of the Musgrave Group, Hugh Mackeown, was presented with an Outstanding Achievement in Business Award at Cork Chamber’s Dublin Dinner, held in partnership with EY at the DoubleTree Hilton Hotel […]

Rift develops between Sinn Fein and Anti Austerity Alliance in Cork North Central

Rift develops between Sinn Fein and Anti Austerity Alliance in Cork North Central

10 November 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Anti Austerity Alliance this morning criticised Sinn Fein’s stated reason for running a second candidate in Cork North Central and said that their actions risked splitting the vote against the austerity parties (FF,FG,Lab) in the constituency. The statement came after an extraordinary interview in last night’s Evening […]

424 vacant social housing units in Cork City

424 vacant social housing units in Cork City

9 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin General Election candidate in Cork North Central Cllr Thomas Gould has described as “disgraceful” that 424 social housing units are lying idle in Cork City in a time of crisis when over 8,000 households are on waiting lists for such housing. Councillor was responding to new […]

Cork County Councillors vote yes for local authority budget

Cork County Councillors vote yes for local authority budget

9 November 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.,ie Members of Cork County Council have voted by a substantial majority, 42 votes in favour with eight against, to adopt the Annual Budget 2016. Not since 2008 have commercial rates levied by Cork County Council been increased and the adoption yesterday by Council of the Annual Budget for […]

Cork Macra to hold social night at Curraheen Greyhound Track

Cork Macra to hold social night at Curraheen Greyhound Track

5 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie An exciting night of betting, music and craic is taking place on the 28th November. Macra na Feirme are hosting a social night at the dogs in six Irish Greyhound Board venues: Curraheen, Cork; Galway; Limerick; Mullingar; Newbridge, Kildare; and Kilcohan, Waterford. There will be entertainment at each […]

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