CHARITY: Dell EMC announces partnership with Barnardos

CHARITY: Dell EMC announces partnership with Barnardos

13 April 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Dell EMC has entered into a three-year strategic partnership with Barnardos, the children’s charity. The partnership, which involves the provision of financial support as well as the sharing of employee expertise, skills and the volunteering of time, is designed to support the good work and continued vision of […]

High commercial rates AND levies on chairs/tables are putting pressure on Cork Cafes and Restaurants

High commercial rates AND levies on chairs/tables are putting pressure on Cork Cafes and Restaurants

13 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork East, Kevin O’Keeffe has said that food businesses are being put under significant pressure as a result of being forced to pay levies for tables and chairs outside their premises to the County Council in addition to business rates. Deputy O’Keeffe made the […]

British Supermarket ‘Iceland’ to open 3 stores in Cork – at Douglas, Fermoy & Ballincollig

British Supermarket ‘Iceland’ to open 3 stores in Cork – at Douglas, Fermoy & Ballincollig

10 April 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Iceland announces €12 million investment in 9 new stores in Ireland – 3 of which will be in Cork   2017 is set to be the biggest year yet for Iceland Ireland, with nine stores announced for Tallaght, Galway, Cork (Douglas, Fermoy, Ballincollig), Letterkenny, Limerick, Shannon, and Gorey […]

Cork City businesses are suffering from a lack of customers due to the Bus Eireann strike – according to Retail Excellence Ireland

Cork City businesses are suffering from a lack of customers due to the Bus Eireann strike – according to Retail Excellence Ireland

7 April 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie A retailers lobby group ‘Retail Excellence’ (RE) is today calling for a swift resolution to the Bus Éireann impasse as retailers and retail workers are being drastically impacted since strike action began on the 24th of March. Lorraine Higgins, Head of Public Affairs and Communications at Retail Excellence […]

Cork business start-up programme ‘IGNITE’ to double capacity

Cork business start-up programme ‘IGNITE’ to double capacity

7 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Applications open for IGNITE 2017/18 programme Cork start-up programme IGNITE is to double capacity. IGNITE Director, Eamon Curtin said “This is an exciting time for IGNITE. Based on our track record of start-up success we can now move to support more young entrepreneurs on their start-up journey. Thanks […]

Enterprise Ireland client companies announce 60 jobs for Cork

Enterprise Ireland client companies announce 60 jobs for Cork

7 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Enterprise Ireland today announced the creation of 60 new jobs for the Cork region through six of its client companies – Aventamed based in the Rubicon Centre, Cork; Coolmore Foods based in Bandon; EviView based in South Mall, Cork; Intelligent Implants based in central Cork; Rinocloud based in […]

WEST CORK: Rolf’s Country House, Baltimore is ‘AA Guest Accommodation of the Year’

WEST CORK: Rolf’s Country House, Baltimore is ‘AA Guest Accommodation of the Year’

6 April 2017, 9pm By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Rolf’s Country House in Baltimore, Co. Cork has been announced as the AA’s ‘Guest Accommodation of the Year’, an award bestowed to the best AA accredited Bed and Breakfasts, Guesthouses, and Farmhouses in Ireland. The award was presented by Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Patrick […]

Over 25,000 premises in Cork will have high speed broadband by 2018

Over 25,000 premises in Cork will have high speed broadband by 2018

5 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator for Cork and Government spokesperson in the Seanad on Communications, Tim Lombard, said over 25,000 premises in Cork will have high speed broadband by 2018. Senator Lombard said: “Some 25,373 premises in Cork will have high speed broadband by next year, and at 30 mbps […]