AUDIO: Cork crisp company secures half-million euro investment

AUDIO: Cork crisp company secures half-million euro investment

24 February 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The market for Gluten Free products is growing. An estimated 45,000 Irish people are now coeliac: meaning they must avoid wheat in the diet. Symptoms of gluten intolerance include fatigue, and weight loss. To cater for the increasing market many companies have been introducing gluten free foods. […]

Clune seeks answers from the Commission on West Cork/Kerry Shellfish Industry

12 February 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has submitted a parliamentary question to the European Commission on the possibility of European aid for shellfish famers in West Cork and Kerry. “As we know, high temperatures last summer resulted in a late and extensive autumn bloom of the most common naturally […]

Safer Internet Day marked in Cork

9th February 2015 by Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Trend Micro, a global leader in security software with EMEA headquarters in Cork, today announced its 2015 “What’s Your Story?” video and poster competition during the celebration of Safer Internet Day. Now in its fourth year this video and poster competition encourages youth and schools to share their […]

100 new IDA jobs in Fermoy

14th January 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie 100 new IDA jobs in Fermoy to add to the 4,562 created in Cork over the past three years – Stanton US Company ABEC Inc. announces expansion of global operations to Cork “The news that US company ABEC Inc. plans to expand its global operations in Fermoy, Co. […]

RTE Cork celebrates Cork

RTE Cork celebrates Cork

14th January 2015 Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie To mark the 21st Anniversary of the Cork Person of the Year awards scheme, RTE’s Nationwide has been meeting some of the past winners of awards. A special Cork programme will air in a fortnight on this evening Jan 14th on RTE1 at 7.00pm. Announcing the special programme were […]

Cork Innovates – in the USA

Cork Innovates – in the USA

30th December 2014 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The award-winning entrepreneurship initiative “Cork innovates” which has previously been recognised by the European Commission as a model for driving entrepreneurship, promoted the work of Irish entrepreneurs, particularly, women in business, in New York recently. Cork County Mayor, Cllr Alan Coleman, the ‘positive economist’ and 2014 inBusiness inCork […]

Maritime jobs announced for Cork

12th December 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Minister for Agriculture, Food, the Marine and Defence Simon Coveney, T.D. today announced the creation of more than 80 new jobs in the marine energy sector for Cork Harbour today. The US ocean energy company, Resolute Marine Limited, will create 80 new jobs over the next 5 […]

Aldi open new store at The Elysian

Aldi open new store at The Elysian

11th December 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Aldi have opened a new store today in Ireland’s tallest building, the landmark Elysian in Cork’s city centre. With a shop floor spanning 996m² and free customer car parking (with a purchase), the new store will be Aldi’s 18th in Co. Cork. Aldi currently operates stores at Blackrock, Blackpool, Charleville, […]

Google streetview expands in Cork City

8th December 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Many Cork people, do not like the exterior of Merchants Quay in Cork. It is a fine shopping centre, an indoor mall but is a “celebration of redbrick” outside. Until now you could only appreciate it’s exterior on Google Streetview, but now the interior is also available. Today, […]

[Audio] Street renamed after Clonakilty Blackpudding pioneer

[Audio] Street renamed after Clonakilty Blackpudding pioneer

5 December 2014, Friday By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The man who is credited as putting Clonakilty on the map through the founding and promotion of the now world-famous Clonakilty Black Pudding, has been honoured posthumously. At 11.30am today a street nameplate was officially unveiled in Clon. Last January the then Town Council voted unanimously […]