Hickey’s Pharmacy announces the opening of two new outlets in Cork

Hickey’s Pharmacy announces the opening of two new outlets in Cork

8 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Two new Cork outlets are part of ambitious five-year growth plan that will see the group double in size Hickey’s Pharmacy, Ireland’s largest independently-owned pharmacy group, has announced the opening of two new outlets in Cork as part of an ambitious five-year growth plan that will see the […]

Cork Seeks Stimulus Package as Brexit Looms – County and City Mayors issue joint statement

Cork Seeks Stimulus Package as Brexit Looms – County and City Mayors issue joint statement

6 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Seeks Stimulus Package as Brexit Looms – Limerick Precedent Being Cited The Mayors of Cork City and County have joined forces to lobby Government for a multi-million euro stimulus package for Cork over the next 3-5 years. City Lord Mayor Mick Finn and Cork County Mayor Patrick […]

FARMING: Heatwave costing farmers €1,750 per week in additional costs

FARMING: Heatwave costing farmers €1,750 per week in additional costs

4 July 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie IFAC warn farmers to plan for winter fodder stocks now to avoid problems later in the year Farmers should get a cashflow budget in place to help meet financial commitments this year The accountancy and financial advisory firm IFAC (www.ifac.ie) today warned that the current heatwave sweeping the […]

Creed announces public consultation on Inshore Fisheries Strategy

Creed announces public consultation on Inshore Fisheries Strategy

3 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Cork-based Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., has announced his intention to launch a public consultation on the Inshore Fisheries Strategy following a proposal made by the National Inshore Fisheries Forum. The consultation process will be open for a seven week period and […]

TRADE UNION NEWS: Unite to stage protest in Macroom in support of IAC archaeologists set to down trowels on bypass project

TRADE UNION NEWS: Unite to stage protest in Macroom in support of IAC archaeologists set to down trowels on bypass project

3 July 2018 By Bryan Symth bryan@TheCork.ie Irish Archaeological Consultancy forces workers to ‘Dig4Decency’ as company refuses to engage collectively with workers Members of Unite’s archaeology branch and supporters from around the country will be converging on Macroom town square tomorrow (Wednesday 4 July) to hold a protest in solidarity with Unite archaeologists working for […]

BUSINESS: Cork must #MaintainMomentum with planning and investment

BUSINESS: Cork must #MaintainMomentum with planning and investment

2 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Without adequate planning and investment, Cork will fail to capitalise on economic potential – Ibec Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, today outlined the policy initiatives that will best position Cork and the region in capitalising on its economic potential. The group was addressing business leaders at […]

CHICKEN AND EGG: Excessive ticket prices are causing inflation – says Cork TD

CHICKEN AND EGG: Excessive ticket prices are causing inflation – says Cork TD

30 June 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Billy Kelleher has said that everyday activities such as going to GAA matches or attending music concerts are becoming out of reach for ordinary people due to rocketing ticket prices. “Summer in Ireland has always been marked by families heading […]

WEST CORK FOOD: Rosscarbery Recipes to feature at September’s National Ploughing Championships – thanks to support of Local Enterprise Office

WEST CORK FOOD: Rosscarbery Recipes to feature at September’s National Ploughing Championships – thanks to support of Local Enterprise Office

25 June 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie In twelve weeks’ time, the National Ploughing Championships (September 18th – 20th), Europe’s largest outdoor event, returns to Offaly and a small business from Rosscarbery is getting ‘ploughing-ready’ thanks to Local Enterprise Office Cork North & West. Under plans for the ‘Local Enterprise Village’, launched this week by […]

VIDEO: Cork headquartered HEINEKEN Ireland launches 2017 Sustainability Report

23 June 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork headquartered HEINEKEN Ireland has published its 2017 Sustainability Report outlining its ongoing commitment to sustainability. Sandy Boundy, Communications and CSR manager at HEINEKEN Ireland, said “This year has been all about collaborating with our partners and stakeholders to become a truly green brewer. It’s only through working […]

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