BUSINESS: Legendary cork record store ‘Plugd’ to reopen in upstairs of Roundy Pub, Castle Street

BUSINESS: Legendary cork record store ‘Plugd’ to reopen in upstairs of Roundy Pub, Castle Street

7 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork’s legendary record store set to reopen this month Cork’s much-loved record shop Plugd, originally founded by Jim Horgan back in 2001, will be reopening for business upstairs at The Roundy, Castle Street, this month. Jim said: “It has been great working with Emma and Frank in the […]

EAST CORK: Garryvoe Hotel cements position as ‘Wedding Hotel’ with another award

EAST CORK: Garryvoe Hotel cements position as ‘Wedding Hotel’ with another award

6 October 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie 2017 has been a good year for East Cork’s Garryvoe Hotel and following the recent Gold Medal Awards, which took place on Tuesday 26th September, it got better. The awards ceremony was held at Kilkenny’s Lyrath Estate and was marked with a black-tie ball, attended by 600 nominees and finalists […]

CORK FOOD PRODUCERS: Keohane’s of Bantry and Follain Teo win awards for contributions to ‘Dunnes Stores Simply Better Collection’

CORK FOOD PRODUCERS: Keohane’s of Bantry and Follain Teo win awards for contributions to ‘Dunnes Stores Simply Better Collection’

6 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Last weekend, the amazing food producers who are part of the Dunnes Stores Simply Better Collection scooped an unprecedented 22 Awards at the Blas na hEireann 2017, bringing to over 270 awards, this premium food and drink brand has received since it was introduced in 2013. The Awards, […]

CORK: Tourism businesses learn about supports to combat Brexit problems

CORK: Tourism businesses learn about supports to combat Brexit problems

3 October 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie   Fáilte Ireland, the National Tourism Development Authority, is launching a series of regional industry briefings and will be meeting with Cork tourism businesses in the Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork on Tuesday 10th October. The tourism authority will provide local tourism industry members with details about its ‘Get Brexit […]

CORK: SIPTU members support calls to end mandatory retirement age of 65

CORK: SIPTU members support calls to end mandatory retirement age of 65

3 October 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie SIPTU delegates attending the union’s Biennial Delegate Conference in Cork have today (Tuesday, 3rd October) unanimously backed a motion calling on the Government and Health Service Executive (HSE) to give all health workers the option of remaining in employment beyond the age of 65. Addressing the conference in […]

CORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY: ‘Rubicon Centre’ continues to mark 10th anniversary

CORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY: ‘Rubicon Centre’ continues to mark 10th anniversary

3 October 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Rubicon Centre, which celebrated its 10th anniversary earlier this year, has been part of the Cork ecosystem supporting entrepreneurs since 2006. Cork Institute of Technology has been supporting entrepreneurs in the region since 1998 through its entrepreneurship development programmes. Since 2012 more than 60 entrepreneurs have completed […]

PHOTOS: ‘Cork Company of the Year’ awards 2018 launched by Cork Chamber

PHOTOS: ‘Cork Company of the Year’ awards 2018 launched by Cork Chamber

2 October 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork’s most esteemed and longest running business awards were launched today by Cork Chamber, in partnership with Vodafone Ireland. The Cork Company of the Year Awards attract significant attention as they celebrate the best of business across varying sectors and sizes, from the emerging to SME’s to large […]

WEST CORK: tourism operator on sales mission to the UAE and India

WEST CORK: tourism operator on sales mission to the UAE and India

28 September 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Tourism Ireland’s 2017 sales mission to the UAE and India kicked off this week. A delegation of 12 Irish tourism operators, including Sheenco Travel (based in Clashmore, near Bantry, West Cork), is taking part in the targeted travel trade mission. With approximately 100,000 visitors from the UAE and India travelling […]

BEEHIVE APP: ‘ApisProtect’ wins Bank of Ireland Cork IGNITE Business of the Year 2017

BEEHIVE APP: ‘ApisProtect’ wins Bank of Ireland Cork IGNITE Business of the Year 2017

29 September 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie ApisProtect, a business that helps beekeepers globally prevent losses and increase the productivity of their hives, has been named Bank of Ireland/ IGNITE Business of the Year 2017. Founder of ApisProtect, Fiona Edwards-Murphy was recognised at the annual IGNITE Awards and Showcase held in UCC’s Aula Maxima on […]