[Audio] “Floods Minister” invited to Cork

5th August 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Cork Business Association says it supports the idea of inviting the Minister responsible for flooding to visit Cork. Earlier today Fine Gael TD Jerry Buttimer officially wrote to the Minister of State for the OPW Simon Harris The Government and the Office of Public Works have committed […]

[Audio] 1st award for 10 day old Kingsley

31st July 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The New Kingsley Hotel has won an award.Flooded in 2009 it re-opened 10 days ago employing more than 100 people.It’s part of the Fota Collection which also includes the Fota Island Resort, and Jacques Restaurant. https://twitter.com/TheCork_ie/status/491143548243566593/photo/1 A few days ago we visited the Kinglsey Hotel and had a […]

Revenue Seizes Cigarettes and Tobacco in Cork City

31st July 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaime@TheCork.ie In an intelligence-led operation, code-named “Church”, officers from Revenue’s Customs Service, backed up by An Garda Síochána, seized 41,000 cigarettes and 27kgs of tobacco with a retail value of €32,000 and a potential loss to the Exchequer of over €25,000 on the north side of Cork city last night The ‘MG’, ‘Golden […]

[Audio] Cork celebrates it’s fine food

29th June 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Final preparations are being made for major showcase of Cork’s artisan food producers which takes place tomorrow in the City. It will feature a celebrity chef, several local food producers, a handful of food start-ups, add a “sprinkling” of major retailers! The Cork & Kerry Food Forum […]

[Audio] Cork Chamber of Commerce Annual Conference

12th June 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Annual Conference of Cork Chamber of Commerce takes place this morning. Seven speakers will tell the delegates about “Sales” and how skills can be taught and implemented in any business. From the background research to the first phone-call organisers say it’s about perfecting the skills that […]

Old Beamish & Crawford site rebranded as “The Brewery Quarter”

Old Beamish & Crawford site rebranded as “The Brewery Quarter”

11 November 2013 Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A group of Cork city centre businesses have joined forces to support the redevelopment of the old Beamish & Crawford site as the preferred home for Cork’s new events centre. The project has the full backing of some of Cork’s leading businesses, including restaurant owners, publicans and retailers who today […]

BUSINESS: City Gate Mahon attracts more new businesses

BUSINESS: City Gate Mahon attracts more new businesses

23 October 2013 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Up to 40 new jobs will be created in Mahon, Cork, with the announcement today that coffee chain giant Starbucks and international gym franchise energie Fitness will both be opening their first Cork outlets at City Gate before Christmas. Starbucks will open in City Gate next month, […]

3 Cork companies hire train to Dublin Web Summit

3 Cork companies hire train to Dublin Web Summit

6 September 2013 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie We first reported on TrustEv back in February of this year. They were a small startup just moving into their ground floor offices in the Redbrick Bessboro Business Park. Back then – on Valentines Day – they had a novel competition, and now they have another. Europe’s […]