[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 […]

Corkman opens Ireland’s first private vault company

Corkman opens Ireland’s first private vault company

9 August 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Increased crime in urban and rural areas, the cost of house insurance and the loss of faith in the Irish banking system is driving people in Ireland to put their valuables in safety deposit boxes, but banks are moving out of that business. So stepping in to […]

Cork gets first female “County Sheriff” in Ireland

Cork gets first female “County Sheriff” in Ireland

12 March 2013 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork solicitor, Sinead McNamara has become the first female County Sheriff in Ireland. Ms. McNamara, originally from Cork City, but now living in Clonakilty, will be one of only four sheriffs in Ireland (two in Dublin and two in Cork), who combine the powers of Revenue Commissioners’ officials and county registrar. As Cork […]

Cork nurses wanted in Oz

Cork nurses wanted in Oz

15 November 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Experienced Irish mental health nurses and midwives are urgently required in Sydney and other areas of New South Wales as their health board launches a new recruitment drive for 70 Irish nurses. Galway-based recruitment agency ICE Group are co-ordinating the campaign in partnership with New South Wales Health […]

Leader of Fianna Fail Micheál Martin launches new start up Vconnecta

14th November 2012 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Most recent college graduates are out looking for jobs, but not 22 year old UCC Business Information Systems Graduate, Brendan Finucane. The young man who is Fianna Fail’s unelected representative for Rochestown has founded his own company Vconnecta which has just launched their new political canvassing application […]

Famous Cork Spiced beef distributed nationally

Famous Cork Spiced beef distributed nationally

30 October 2012 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie English Market Butchers secures national contract Tom Durcan Meats (based in Cork City Centre’s English Market), has secured a contract for €250,000 to exclusively supply SuperValu, Ireland’s leading independent supermarket network, with its award winning Spiced Beef, which is used in leading restaurants such as Chapter One. The […]

JOBS: Hittite Microwave Corporation to create 30 new jobs in Cork

JOBS: Hittite Microwave Corporation to create 30 new jobs in Cork

4 October 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A US semiconductor company is to invest €4 million in R&D activities in addition to establishing an International Operations Centre Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton, TD, today announced that Hittite Microwave Corporation, a US semiconductor company, is to establish two operations in Cork; 19 new […]