PROPERTY: Boutique Hotel and designer Hostel to be built near Cork City Bus Station – as City Council agrees to sell block of Parnell Place/Deane Street buildings to developer

PROPERTY: Boutique Hotel and designer Hostel to be built near Cork City Bus Station – as City Council agrees to sell block of Parnell Place/Deane Street buildings to developer

27 June 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City Council has agreed to the sale of 7-9 Parnell Place and 1-2 Deane Street to Tetrarch Capital Ltd. Tetrarch’s proposal for the property includes a budget boutique hotel and a separate designer hostel with ground floor restaurants and bars. Cork City Council bought the properties in […]

UNEMPLOYMENT: 1,348 young people in CORK unemployed for 6 months or more

UNEMPLOYMENT: 1,348 young people in CORK unemployed for 6 months or more

26 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie 1,348 young people unemployed for 6 months or more Over 11,000 young people long-term unemployed nationally still far too high, says Youth Council The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – whose members work with over 380,000 young people nationwide – has highlighted concerns at the number of […]

BUSINESS: Cork TD welcomes €330,000 funding for ‘Women’s Rural Entrepreneurial Network’ (WREN)

BUSINESS: Cork TD welcomes €330,000 funding for ‘Women’s Rural Entrepreneurial Network’ (WREN)

26 June 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie New funding has been announced for female entrepreneurs living in Cork and Limerick. The Women’s Rural Entrepreneurial Network (WREN) project will see more than €330,000 in funding, provided by the Department of Justice and Equality and the European Social Fund, allocated to promote entrepreneurial skills amongst women in […]

SOCIAL PICTURES: Metropole Hotel, Cork City, holds cocktail reception to mark 120 years in business

SOCIAL PICTURES: Metropole Hotel, Cork City, holds cocktail reception to mark 120 years in business

25 June 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Metropole Hotel in Cork City continues to celebrate 120 years in business. A cocktail reception was held this week where guests shared stories and memories of the institution. Various items of memorabilia were on display, including old guest registers. The Metropole are about to embark on a […]

POLITICS: Fianna Fail vs Fine Gael: Tillage crisis aid fund must not be ‘kicked to touch any longer’ – says Fianna Fail West Cork TD

POLITICS: Fianna Fail vs Fine Gael: Tillage crisis aid fund must not be ‘kicked to touch any longer’ – says Fianna Fail West Cork TD

23 June 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has called on Agriculture Minister Michael Creed to ensure that an emergency crisis aid fund for West Cork tillage farmers who had their crop destroyed last year is established as soon as possible. It has been reported that the Government is considering […]

CORK CITY: You can now have takeaway delivered to you in PUBLIC PARKS – but what about the wrappers/rubbish afterwards, will littering increase?

CORK CITY: You can now have takeaway delivered to you in PUBLIC PARKS – but what about the wrappers/rubbish afterwards, will littering increase?

23 June 2017, Friday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie There’s nothing more glorious in the summer than eating al fresco when the sun comes out, and Deliveroo today announced the good news that its riders will deliver delicious restaurant meals to select parks in Cork. So, no more soggy sandwiches and picnic baskets required – Deliveroo […]

FARM SAFETY: Don’t let standards slip during warm weather – says Cork based Agriculture Minister Michael Creed

FARM SAFETY: Don’t let standards slip during warm weather – says Cork based Agriculture Minister Michael Creed

21 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Minister Creed urges farmers to prioritise farm safety The recently reappointed Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine, has issued a fresh appeal to farmers and contractors alike to prioritise farm safety as the current warm weather sees a large amount of farm activity taking place throughout the […]

CORK NEEDS MOTORWAYS AND BROADBAND: otherwise the jobs and business battle with Dublin will be lost

CORK NEEDS MOTORWAYS AND BROADBAND: otherwise the jobs and business battle with Dublin will be lost

21 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Ibec makes submission to the Mid-Term review of Government’s Capital Plan Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, has called upon Government to increase investment in regional infrastructure, claiming that failure to adopt a more ambitious capital plan would accentuate the growing imbalance between the regions and the […]

FREE FOOD: New healthy deli ‘Freshly Chopped’ offers promo of free salads next week in Spar, Eastgate Business Park, Little Island, Cork

FREE FOOD: New healthy deli ‘Freshly Chopped’ offers promo of free salads next week in Spar, Eastgate Business Park, Little Island, Cork

21 June 2017, Wednesday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A healthy food deli called Freshly Chopped has today announced the opening of a counter in Little Island, Cork. Freshly Chopped Little Island will be followed by a second Cork outlet later in the year. As a promotion Freshly Chopped will serve free salads in its Little […]

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