100 new jobs at Cork Tech Firm ‘Workvivo’

100 new jobs at Cork Tech Firm ‘Workvivo’

25 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Taoiseach Micheál Martin makes announcement during visit to global headquarters in Cork Irish tech company Workvivo – which is based in Exham House, next to the Fingerpost Roundabout, Douglas, Cork – has today announced plans to create 100 new jobs with support from Enterprise Ireland. Workvivo has experienced […]

BUSINESS NEWS: ‘Port of Cork Company’ appoints new Eoin McGettigan as new Chief Executive

BUSINESS NEWS: ‘Port of Cork Company’ appoints new Eoin McGettigan as new Chief Executive

25 September 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Port of Cork Company is making the announcement that has been appointed to the role of Chief Executive of the company. Eoin replaces Brendan Keating who retired recently after 18 years of service as CEO. Newly Appointed Chief Executive of the Port of Cork Company Eoin McGettigan. […]

What went wrong at KBC Bank?

What went wrong at KBC Bank?

24 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie “KBC’s unconscionable conduct highlights a need for accountability in banking” – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire, TD for Cork South-Central, today reacting to news that KBC Bank has been handed down a €18.3 million fine by the Central Bank, for grave breaches which damaged over 3,700 […]

Holly Cairns TD seeks further funding for rural villages

Holly Cairns TD seeks further funding for rural villages

24 September 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Social Democrats TD for Cork South-West, Holly Cairns, has called on the Department of Community and Rural Development and the Islands to extend funding for rural areas and provide specific investment for villages. Speaking in the Dáil last week, Holly said: “The Town and Village Renewal Scheme, which […]

Victory for Ballymaloe Foods at Great Taste international awards

Victory for Ballymaloe Foods at Great Taste international awards

23 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie What is Ballymaloe Foods? The company has 33 staff and 18 products and exports into the UK, Germany, the Netherlands, Australia and the US and its products include relishes, mayonnaise, pasta sauces and dressings. Three of Ballymaloe’s Foods products have been awarded stars at this year’s prestigious Great […]

FOOD AWARDS: 3 Gold stars for Free Range Irish Whole Goose from Skeaghanore West Cork Farm

FOOD AWARDS: 3 Gold stars for Free Range Irish Whole Goose from Skeaghanore West Cork Farm

23 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Aldi Ireland has won 52 titles at the 2020 Great Taste Awards, including the highest possible three gold stars award for its Specially Selected West of Ireland Lamb Guard of Honour with Rosemary and Garlic Salt Rub (€22.99/kg), Specially Selected Free Range Irish Whole Goose, winning the title […]

JAMES BOND’s CORK CONNECTION? ‘Irish International Trading Corporation’ is a real 100-year old business

JAMES BOND’s CORK CONNECTION? ‘Irish International Trading Corporation’ is a real 100-year old business

23 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The world of fiction contains many company names. If you like James Bond films then you may be familiar with ‘Universal Exports’ it acts as a front for the offices of the Secret Service. The suave 007 is often seen visiting his boss in the non-descript offices of […]

AUDIO: Minimum wage to increase… but only slightly

23 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie If you don’t know how much the minimum wage is then you are lucky, but for many, the minimum wage is effectively the maximum wage. This is bad news for employees, but good news for businesses. As with so many things in life, it’s a balancing act. Volumes […]

Motor Tax Office closes

Motor Tax Office closes

23 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie I don’t know about you, but I have never visited a Motor Tax Office. I renew my car tax at www.MotorTax.ie Still, there are plenty of people who – for one reason of another – prefer to take time from their day, and travel (during office hours) to […]

New Outdoor Spaces for Millstreet and Macroom

New Outdoor Spaces for Millstreet and Macroom

22 September 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork County Council’s Project ACT has recently overseen the addition of new outdoor canopies in Macroom and Millstreet, encouraging locals and visitors to take time to enjoy all that the towns have to offer. Two new street canopies have been installed in Millstreet, one located in the town […]

NEW CORK BUSINESS: Naturally Nourished open Cafe in JCD Group’s Penrose Dock office block

NEW CORK BUSINESS: Naturally Nourished open Cafe in JCD Group’s Penrose Dock office block

21 September 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Naturally Nourished are opening their second Cafe tomorrow Already located in City Gate Park, next to Mahon Point the new Naturally Nourished outlet enjoys some 2,500 sq ft in JCD Group’s Penrose Dock office block. It boasts an impressive south-facing outdoor seating area at the entrance to the […]

JOBS: Would you like to be a train driver, and earn up to €60,000 per year? Here’s how to apply

JOBS: Would you like to be a train driver, and earn up to €60,000 per year? Here’s how to apply

21 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Iarnród Éireann has today opened its latest external recruitment programme for Train Drivers, and encouraged anyone interested in the role to apply, but not just anyone! You will need to have the following traits Excellent Communication Skills Calm in an Emergency Follow Rules and Procedures Conscientious Customer Focus […]

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