Thérapie Clinic donate €50,000 of hand sanitiser, gloves, paper rolls to UK & Ireland health locations

Thérapie Clinic donate €50,000 of hand sanitiser, gloves, paper rolls to UK & Ireland health locations

5 April 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Thérapie Clinic, which has a Cork branch on Opera Lane in Cork City, have made the decision to donate their entire stock of hand sanitiser, gloves and paper rolls to over 20 hospitals and nursing homes across Ireland and the UK worth in excess of €50,000. The […]

Cork animation firm @storywisedotie gains positive national attention thanks to COVID19 public service videos

Cork animation firm @storywisedotie gains positive national attention thanks to COVID19 public service videos

5 April 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie ‘We Make Animated Videos, Mostly for Social Enterprises’. That’s the slogan of Storywise.ie. The business is run by Digital Storyteller Paul Shannon, and is made up of small team of digital storytellers, illustrators and animators who work with people, products and concepts they believe in. Paul is a digital […]

10 Top Tips to Working from Home with Style

10 Top Tips to Working from Home with Style

5 April 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 10 Top Tips to Working from Home with Style From Sharon Huggard, a Cork-based holistic style coach 1. Keep a routine set your alarm Clock. Schedule something that gives you purpose and focus early in the day e.g. online training, meeting, workout, a virtual coffee. 2. Dress in […]

We must fully utilise our world-renowned pharma sector in the fight against COVID-19 – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD

We must fully utilise our world-renowned pharma sector in the fight against COVID-19 – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD

4 April 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire has said that Ireland must fully utilise its domestic pharmaceutical industry in the fight against the Coronavirus emergency. Mr Ó Laoghaire added that Cork, Ringaskiddy in particular, is recognised internationally as a pharma hub and that the resources of the sector in […]

Newsagents and convenience stores providing excellent service to nation during #COVID-19 crisis

Newsagents and convenience stores providing excellent service to nation during #COVID-19 crisis

4 April 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie CSNA members are working tirelessly to serve their local communities across Cork Vincent Jennings CEO of The Convenience Stores and Newsagents Association (CSNA) has praised members and their hardworking staff for going above and beyond the call of duty when serving the needs of their local communities during […]

#COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme not working for the low paid – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

#COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme not working for the low paid – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

3 April 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD for Cork South Central, Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire, has highlighted significant failings with the wage subsidy scheme, which has meant that low paid workers are being penalised under the government’s Wage Subsidy Scheme. Speaking today Deputy Ó Laoghaire said: “Sinn Féin argued for, and supported the […]

WEST CORK BUSINESS: Clonakilty Chamber announces voucher fund to support businesses in the West Cork town

WEST CORK BUSINESS: Clonakilty Chamber announces voucher fund to support businesses in the West Cork town

2 April 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Clonakilty Chamber of Commerce has announced an initiative to support local businesses in the face of the COVID-19 emergency, pledging a 40,000 euro fund to supplement the purchase of Clonakilty Vouchers. The 40,000 euro fund will provide for a 20% supplement on 50 euro and 100 euro Clonakilty […]

FARMING: Cork food producers can enter “Blas na hÉireann, the Irish Food Awards”

FARMING: Cork food producers can enter “Blas na hÉireann, the Irish Food Awards”

1 April 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie With 46 winners from Cork announced at the awards in 2019 – the upcoming 2020 awards year will certainly be of interest to Cork food producers Despite the current shutdown of life, in general, it is great to see that the Blas na hÉireann 2020 entries are now […]

Free business webinar on COVID-19

Free business webinar on COVID-19

1 April 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The latest edition of a newly launched series of free live webinars by Network Ireland Cork will focus on engaging key audiences in the ‘new normal’. Rolled out to support businesses during the Covid-19 public health situation, the Network’s upcoming online seminar features Susie Horgan, of Springboard PR […]

Grow your small business by accepting contactless card payments #CashLessSociety #COVID-19

Grow your small business by accepting contactless card payments #CashLessSociety #COVID-19

31 March 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cash is king used to be a mantra in business, but things have changed quickly “Oh” exclaimed the lady in the Pharmacy when I produced a banknote “We accept card only”. I was stumped. Not since I visited an ultra-trendy Scandinavian style cafe in a New York Metro […]

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