BUSINESS NEWS: Niamh Parker announced as CEO of Beacon AI

BUSINESS NEWS: Niamh Parker announced as CEO of Beacon AI

4 February 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Niamh Parker has been announced as the CEO of Beacon AI, an Irish software company which has developed AI technology Solutions for the global privacy industry. Serial entrepreneur Parker is co-founder of the organisation and is heading up its expansion into the US market to meet the corporate […]

Delivery of infrastructure in Cork must be a priority for next government – Ibec

Delivery of infrastructure in Cork must be a priority for next government – Ibec

3 February 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie With the general election campaign underway, Ibec, the group that represents business is calling in its GE 2020 manifesto for the next government to deliver quality infrastructure stating public infrastructure and services need investment to grow proportionally with the rapid rise in private sector investment and employment. Ibec […]

Aldi to open store in Kanturk, Co Cork

Aldi to open store in Kanturk, Co Cork

3 February 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie New store expected to open in April 2022 The lowest prices in grocery are coming to Kanturk as Aldi today confirmed its plans to open a new store as part of its €160m Irish store network investment programme. Located on Percival Street near the centre of the town, […]

The winner of the Cork County Business of the Year is…

The winner of the Cork County Business of the Year is…

2 February 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The winner of the inaugural Cork County Business of the Year Award will be announced on Friday 7th February in Cork County Hall by Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Christopher O’Sullivan.  The announcement will be the final stage of the Cork County Business and Tourism Awards, an […]

Where to find a Commissioner for Oaths in the evening

Where to find a Commissioner for Oaths in the evening

1 February 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie When choosing any service there are a number of factors to take into consideration, and when choosing a Commissioner for Oaths the same is true. If you have an Affidavit or Statutory Declaration it may appear that you simply need a signature, or an autograph! but there is […]

Aldi recruiting 86 staff in Cork

Aldi recruiting 86 staff in Cork

28 January 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Aldi Ireland to recruit 550 new store-level staff in 2020 Aldi will become the first retailer to roll out the new Living Wage to its staff on 1st February 2020 Aldi Ireland today announced that it is seeking to recruit new employees for its stores in Cork. Opportunities […]

Consultants report says Cork Airport was worth €904 million to economy in 2019

Consultants report says Cork Airport was worth €904 million to economy in 2019

24 January 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Review of January news Cork Airport generated €904 million for the Irish economy in 2019, according to findings in an economic impact study. The report, conducted by global management consulting firm InterVISTAS Consulting, revealed Cork Airport also contributed to the employment of 12,180 people in Ireland, equivalent to […]

What You Need to Know Before Setting up Your Courier Business

What You Need to Know Before Setting up Your Courier Business

21 January 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Setting up a courier business in the current climate seems like it might be a good idea. While there is plenty of competition from larger brands, there’s always space in the market for someone new. A growing number of people are ordering online nowadays instead of popping to […]

Question: Who is Cork’s largest employer? Answer: Apple, with 6,000 staff

Question: Who is Cork’s largest employer? Answer: Apple, with 6,000 staff

20 January 2020 By Bryan Smyth news@TheCork.ie IDA Ireland’s inaugural ‘Special Recognition Award’ recognising the contribution of our clients to Ireland was presented by An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and IDA Ireland to Apple and accepted by its CEO Tim Cook, at a special ‘Looking to the Future’ event in the National Concert Hall this morning. […]