Gallagher’s Gastropub is Back

Gallagher’s Gastropub is Back

3 July 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Gallagher’s of MacCurtain Street reopened officially on Tuesday 30thJune in the much-welcomed presence of Lord Mayor Cllr. Joe Kavanagh and Lady Mayoress Stephanie Kavanagh. The Gannon family were thrilled to reopen their doors to their special guests and the many valued customers that began flowing through their doors […]

KINSALE: Ireland’s Gourmet Capital to trial “Al Fresco” Street Dining to allow for COVID19 distancing

KINSALE: Ireland’s Gourmet Capital to trial “Al Fresco” Street Dining to allow for COVID19 distancing

1 July 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Kinsale is known as Ireland’s Gourmet Capital with a plethora of restaurants, hotels and bars Cork County Council has confirmed that it is to trial the closure of Short Quay, and the Sunday closure of Main Street, Kinsale to support businesses during the summer months. The decision follows […]

OUTDOOR DINING: Cork City allows restaurants put chairs and tables on streets #AlFresco

30 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The pedestrianisation of city streets allowing businesses to create outdoor seating areas will be crucial in helping them return to normal trade within the Covid-19 restrictions, Fine Gael Senator Jerry Buttimer has said. Cork South Central Senator Jerry Buttimer has welcomed a decision by Cork City Council to […]

LIFE AFTER COVID19: Gallagher’s of MacCurtain Street in Cork’s Victorian Quarter re-opens today

LIFE AFTER COVID19: Gallagher’s of MacCurtain Street in Cork’s Victorian Quarter re-opens today

30 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Having had a forced hiatus due to a world-wide pandemic, businesses, particularly in the hospitality sector, have had time to re-plan their strategies and look at what is most important to their businesses. In the case of the Gannon family who own Gallagher’s Gastropub, the result of this […]

The 2020 ‘Hotel Manager of the Year’ is based in… Carrigaline!

The 2020 ‘Hotel Manager of the Year’ is based in… Carrigaline!

28 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork’s Carrigaline Court Hotel are re-opening their doors with a spring in their step as they were honoured with three prestigious Irish Hotel Awards earlier this week, with general manager Jerry Healy scooping the coveted national Hotel Manager of the Year Award. The hotel, which will open its […]

Cork ETB offers post COVID19 education and training courses

Cork ETB offers post COVID19 education and training courses

27 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Education and Training Board (Cork ETB) is playing its part in ‘Getting Cork Back to Work’, supporting businesses and encouraging those whose employment has been affected, to upskill and re-educate themselves with one of many courses they are providing as a direct response to COVID19. In order […]

€80 million deal: Danish biotech/pharma firm buys Cork producer of ‘Alflorex’ food supplements

€80 million deal: Danish biotech/pharma firm buys Cork producer of ‘Alflorex’ food supplements

25 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Novozymes acquires Cork based PrecisionBiotics Group to advance its business within human health Novozymes announced that it has acquired PrecisionBiotics Group Limited. Based in the Cork Airport Business Park, PrecisionBiotics Group holds a leading position within probiotics for human gut health and is well-positioned with several clinically backed products […]

Carrigaline Court Hotel re-opens after COVID19

Carrigaline Court Hotel re-opens after COVID19

25 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Carrigaline Court Hotel has announced that it will reopen its doors to the public on Monday 29th June in line with Government recommendations. From Monday 29th June, the Hotel will open for accommodation stays, and are delighted to be opening Collins Bar and the Bistro Restaurant. Both […]

Investment for Passage West business

Investment for Passage West business

23 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council, as part of its Project ACT initiative (Activating County Towns) is building upon its supports to businesses by offering a locally tailored Shop Front Improvement Scheme in the towns of Passage West and nearby Carrigaline. This local initiative is just one example of the range […]

The best selling Irish Whiskey in the world (Jameson) has a new distiller

The best selling Irish Whiskey in the world (Jameson) has a new distiller

23 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Jameson producer Irish Distillers has announced the appointment of Katherine Condon as Distiller at Midleton Distillery. Katherine will report to newly appointed Master Distiller, Kevin O’Gorman, with responsibility for the production process from brewing to distillation. Tasting all distillates daily, Katherine will oversee the quality of all new […]

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