Ibec Cork welcomes ‘Project Ireland 2040’

Ibec Cork welcomes ‘Project Ireland 2040’

19 February 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Ibec Regional Executive Committee (REC) in Cork, has welcomed the announcement of Project Ireland 2040, comprising of the National Development Plan and the National Planning Framework. Ibec Cork Regional Director Peter O’Shaughnessy stated: ‘Project Ireland 2040, presents significant opportunities to unlock Cork’s growth potential. The plan presents […]

CEIA – Cork’s Technology Network – appoints Boston Scientific COO Cathal Reilly as Chair

CEIA – Cork’s Technology Network – appoints Boston Scientific COO Cathal Reilly as Chair

13 February 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The CEIA, Cork’s Technology Network, has appointed Boston Scientific Chief Operations Officer Cathal Reilly as the new Chair of the industry association at the Annual General Meeting held in the Maryborough Hotel, Cork. Cathal Reilly assumes the role from outgoing Chair Sean Moran, Vice President of Operations & […]

NEWS IN PHOTOS: Cork shopkeepers attend Londis ad launch in Dublin

NEWS IN PHOTOS: Cork shopkeepers attend Londis ad launch in Dublin

11 February 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The convenience retail chain Londis recently launched their new advertising and social media campaign a retailer event in The Stella Theatre recently. The multi-platform campaign, a contemporary take on Londis’ marketing positioning of ‘local like you’, will be broadcast across television, video-on-demand and accompanied by a digital and […]

Cork Business Association Elects Publican Philip Gillivan as 2018 President

Cork Business Association Elects Publican Philip Gillivan as 2018 President

10 February 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Cork Business Association held its 61st Annual General Meeting on February 6th at AIB 66 South Mall Cork. The event marked the election of Mr Philip Gillivan proprietor of the Shelbourne Bar, McCurtain Street as their new President. Philip’s term will last until February 2020. Philip is […]

GOODWILL MISSION: Cork County Mayor Declan Hurley travels to Massachusetts to sign economic partnership agreement

GOODWILL MISSION: Cork County Mayor Declan Hurley travels to Massachusetts to sign economic partnership agreement

9 February 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Declan Hurley has signed an economic partnership agreement with Quincy City in Massachusetts. The aim of the agreement is to promote business, education and tourism links between both regions and to capitalise on the recently established transatlantic route operated by Norwegian […]

Tourism Ireland board meets in Cork

Tourism Ireland board meets in Cork

8 February 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Montenotte Hotel in Cork was the venue for the February board meeting of Tourism Ireland, which took place today (Thursday, 8 February). The board members took the opportunity to meet with local tourism operators prior to the meeting, to discuss the upcoming 2018 tourism season and the extensive […]

3,280 new .ie domains registered in Cork in 2017

3,280 new .ie domains registered in Cork in 2017

7 February 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The figure is up 16 percent on the previous year, according to new IEDR report 3,280 new .ie domains were registered in Cork in 2017, according to new figures in the latest edition of the dot ie Domain Profile Report, published today by IE Domain Registry (IEDR), the […]

Cork Convention Bureau attends Brexit tourism meeting in London

Cork Convention Bureau attends Brexit tourism meeting in London

6 February 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin, has been visiting London, where he met with the Tourism Ireland team, as well as with senior Irish tourism representatives – including Seamus Heaney of Cork Convention Bureau. They discussed the implications of the decision by the UK to […]

Cork Convention Bureau attends launch of new tourism strategy to grow tourist numbers from the United States to 2 million

Cork Convention Bureau attends launch of new tourism strategy to grow tourist numbers from the United States to 2 million

3 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie New strategy targets +23% growth in American visitors by 2021 The United States offers considerable potential for Irish tourism, according to a new Tourism Ireland strategy launched this week by Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin TD. The launch was attended by tourism industry leaders […]

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