THE BUSINESS OF TOURISM: Fáilte Ireland unveils digital ‘Discover West Cork’ brochure

THE BUSINESS OF TOURISM: Fáilte Ireland unveils digital ‘Discover West Cork’ brochure

20 June 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fáilte Ireland has thave launched a new digital brochure to showcase the very best of West Cork. The digital brochure was developed by the West Cork Tourism Network (WCTN)1, a representative group which includes Fáilte Ireland, Cork County Council, Pure Cork and local tourism businesses. The Discover West […]

Lord Mayor Cllr Joe Kavanagh presented with a special recognition award from the Cork Business Association

Lord Mayor Cllr Joe Kavanagh presented with a special recognition award from the Cork Business Association

17 June 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie On Wednesday afternoon, The Lord Mayor Cllr Joe Kavanagh, Lady Mayoress Stephanie Kavanagh and Eoin O’Sullivan, President of the Cork Business Association took to the streets of the city to meet with business owners, welcoming them back to work. Over lunch in the Metropole to celebrate, Eoin O’Sullivan […]

Permanent TSB closes physical cash desk

Permanent TSB closes physical cash desk

16 June 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Closure of physical cash desks at PTSB Bishopstown is a “a blow to the community” The new Sinn Féin Cork City Councillor Eolan Ryng has described as “a blow to the community” the decision by Permanent TSB to remove physical cash desks at its Bishopstown branch from 03 […]

BUSINESS NEWS: Cork-headquartered Dornan Group appoints Carrigaline’s Micheál O’Connor as MD

BUSINESS NEWS: Cork-headquartered Dornan Group appoints Carrigaline’s Micheál O’Connor as MD

14 June 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Micheál O’Connor to assume the role as the company reports its strongest ever turnover of €486M The Cork Headquartered Dornan Group updates today on the appointment of Carrigaline’s Micheál O’Connor in the role of Managing Director for the business. A Chartered Quantity Surveyor and Past President of the […]

LISTEN: Cork Airport workers income must be protected during 10 week runway closure – says TD

LISTEN: Cork Airport workers income must be protected during 10 week runway closure – says TD

13 June 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Department of Transport must support workers during Cork Airport closure – says Local TD Sinn Féin’s Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD has urged the Department of Transport to increase funding allocated to the Regional Airports Fund with the purpose of keeping aviation workers on the books for the duration […]

Irish in Canada: delighted to hear that Cork’s Ballymaloe Relish will be stocked on Canadian supermarket shelves

Irish in Canada: delighted to hear that Cork’s Ballymaloe Relish will be stocked on Canadian supermarket shelves

12 June 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ballymaloe Foods has secured its first major distribution partner in Canada. It means that customers in Canada will soon be able to purchase products such as Ballymaloe Original Relish in stores for the first time. The new partnership is with CBF Imports and will see seven products from […]

East Cork Mum creates down syndrome teaching aid

East Cork Mum creates down syndrome teaching aid

11 June 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Sally Flanagan has developed a teaching resource called ABC Communicate with Me to help her two-year-old daughter Sadie with Down Syndrome. ABC Communicate With Me is a box of visual aids to help and support the development of language and communication. Sally says “Sadie’s communication has greatly improved […]

SPORT: Aoife Cooke from Youghal Athletic Club #EastCork receives support from Youghal Businesses

SPORT: Aoife Cooke from Youghal Athletic Club #EastCork receives support from Youghal Businesses

10 June 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Youghal Business Alliance are proud and delighted to support Aoife in her journey to the Tokyo Olympic Games To compete in the Olympic Games is the dream of every sportsperson because ‘once an Olympian, always an Olympian’. Aoife Cooke, whose pedigree is steeped in the history of Youghal […]

Taoiseach Micheál Martin goes walkabout in Cork City Centre, where Prince’s Street is for diners, not drivers

Taoiseach Micheál Martin goes walkabout in Cork City Centre, where Prince’s Street is for diners, not drivers

8 June 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Princes Street, in Cork City Centre is a hard name to pronounce. Old-time Corconians will tell you it should be Prince’s, as in the plural of the word Prince. However these days it is usually written without the apostrophe which leads many quick readers to think it is […]

Offical opening of JCD Group’s Penrose Dock Grade-A Office building in Cork City

Offical opening of JCD Group’s Penrose Dock Grade-A Office building in Cork City

8 June 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie New Grade-A office building opened in Cork City The Taoiseach has attended the official opening of ‘Penrose One’ and ‘Penrose Two’ at the 250,000 sq ft ‘Penrose Dock‘, Cork City. Penrose Dock is adjacent to Kent Railway Station, and just minutes’ walk from the City Centre. The building […]

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