TOURISM: Cork Convention Bureau prepares for ‘Keep Cork Meeting’ 2017 expo in UCC next week

TOURISM: Cork Convention Bureau prepares for ‘Keep Cork Meeting’ 2017 expo in UCC next week

13 June 2017, Tuesday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Keep Cork Meeting 2017 is an annual opportunity for hotels and other tourism service providers in Cork to showcase their work to the corporate market. Five years on from the first Keep Cork Meeting event, Cork Convention Bureau expects to see a 25% increase in exhibitors this […]

POLITICS: Compromise on local authority merger makes sense for Cork City and County – says Fianna Fail leader Micheál Martin

POLITICS: Compromise on local authority merger makes sense for Cork City and County – says Fianna Fail leader Micheál Martin

9 June 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork South Central TD, Micheál Martin has welcomed the “ditching” of the proposed merger of Cork City and County Councils by the Government. “For nearly two years, I have been warning that this proposal would be bad for Cork, and bad for the entire South West region. “Common […]

CHARITY: KBC Bank staff fundraise for Alzheimer Society of Ireland with nationwide relay race which includes Cork

CHARITY: KBC Bank staff fundraise for Alzheimer Society of Ireland with nationwide relay race which includes Cork

9 June 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie KBC Bank Ireland has announced its new Charity Partner of the Year is The Alzheimer Society of Ireland (ASI) as staff get set to take part in a gruelling 600km relay race across Ireland. More than 60 KBC colleagues will join forces for The Alzheimer Society of Ireland […]

GENTRIFICATION: €50m investment in Metropole Hotel in Cork City ‘Victorian Quarter’

GENTRIFICATION: €50m investment in Metropole Hotel in Cork City ‘Victorian Quarter’

8 June 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Plans for a €50 million investment in the Metropole Hotel by Trigon Hotels Limited – the owners of the Metropole Hotel, Cork International Hotel and Cork Airport Hotel – represent a unique development opportunity, signaling a renaissance in Cork city’s historic Victorian Quarter. Trigon Hotels Limited will shortly submit […]

BUSINESS: Cork based Musgrave Group appoints Chris Pilling as Non-Executive Director

BUSINESS: Cork based Musgrave Group appoints Chris Pilling as Non-Executive Director

8 June 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Cork based Musgrave Group – based off Airport Hill and on the Tramore Road – have announced the appointment of Chris Pilling as Non-Executive Director on the board of Musgrave Group plc. Chris succeeds Brian Flanagan, a Non-Executive Director since 2013. Chris Pilling has a background in retail […]

BUSINESS: Heineken Cork supports local jobs, uses renewable electricity, and supports Cork Simon – says new report

BUSINESS: Heineken Cork supports local jobs, uses renewable electricity, and supports Cork Simon – says new report

6 June 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sustainability Report 2016 – “Brewing a Better World” Heineken Ireland – which has its head office at Lady’s Well Brewery, Cork City – today published its 2016 Sustainability Report. It provides an update on the progress made in meeting the firm’s ambitious sustainability targets as part of its […]

TRAVEL: Swiss Ambassador visits Cork Airport to launch new Cork to Zurich route

TRAVEL: Swiss Ambassador visits Cork Airport to launch new Cork to Zurich route

2 June 2017, 9.30pm By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Swiss International Air Lines’ inaugural flight departed from Cork Airport today Swiss Ambassador to Ireland helped Cork Airport mark new route The Swiss Ambassador to Ireland, H.E. Mrs. Marie-Claude Meylan was at Cork Airport today to mark the inaugural Swiss International Air Lines route to Zürich together with […]

WEST CORK: RTE Radio 1 Ryan Tubridy Show broadcasts from Baltimore

WEST CORK: RTE Radio 1 Ryan Tubridy Show broadcasts from Baltimore

1 June 2017, 3.20pm By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Click here: for TheCork.ie Audio Tour of the Wild Atlantic Way The RTE Radio 1 ‘Ryan Tubridy Show’ broadcast live along a Cork section of the Wild Atlantic Way today. ‘Tubs’ broadcast from the Waterfront Hotel, The Square, Baltimore, West Cork Fáilte Ireland have joined forces once again […]

JOBS: Cork based ‘Regatta Great Outdoors’ clothing distributor/retailer to create 100 jobs in Ireland over next 12 months through opening of new stores

JOBS: Cork based ‘Regatta Great Outdoors’ clothing distributor/retailer to create 100 jobs in Ireland over next 12 months through opening of new stores

31 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Regatta Great Outdoors, the outdoor clothing company, has announced the creation of 100 new jobs in Ireland with the opening of several new stores nationwide including key locations in Galway, Dublin and Waterford. This expansion sees Regatta Great Outdoors set to become a prominent household name across Ireland […]