Cork celebrates learning with partners across the island North and South on Irish Learning Cities Day

Cork celebrates learning with partners across the island North and South on Irish Learning Cities Day

9 October 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork City, with four other cities in the Irish Network of Learning Cities went live last week in a five city joint initiative to promote learning across the cities, the city regions and the island of Ireland. In 2019, the Lord Mayors of Cork, Dublin and Belfast and […]

Some POSITIVE news from Cork Airport

Some POSITIVE news from Cork Airport

7 October 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork Airport has again been shortlisted as a finalist in the Airports Council International (Europe) – ACI EUROPE Best Airport Awards. The Winners will be announced during the Best Airport Awards Ceremony, which will take place virtually, as part of the ACI EUROPE Annual Assembly & Congress virtual […]

Chamber of Commerce reacts to ‘Level 3’ COVID restrictions

Chamber of Commerce reacts to ‘Level 3’ COVID restrictions

6 October 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Commenting on Government’s announcement that level 3 restrictions are to be implemented nationwide Conor Healy, CEO of Cork Chamber said: “While not surprising, it is nonetheless challenging for business and society to move to level 3 restrictions.” “The impact of these tighter restrictions will be immensely challenging for […]

How to #upscale your business in medtech, agritech, digital health?

6 October 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Creating a startup is one thing, but growing it – or ‘scaling it’ – is another A new programme called ‘Scale Cork’ is Ireland’s first Scaling Programme for SMEs supported by Cork County Council through its economic development fund and operated by the Rubicon Centre at CIT.It is […]

The winner of the national business award is from Cork @Network_Ireland @NetworkCork

The winner of the national business award is from Cork @Network_Ireland @NetworkCork

6 October 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Businesswoman of the Year Cork’s Linda O’Connell, the national online and media coordinator for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Ireland has won at the Network Ireland Businesswoman of the Year Awards 2020. Linda, who has over 15 years’ experience working in the non-profit sector as a […]

Gold award for Carrigaline based ‘The Good Fish Company’ at Blas na hÉireann Irish Food Awards

Gold award for Carrigaline based ‘The Good Fish Company’ at Blas na hÉireann Irish Food Awards

4 October 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie At the 2020 Blas na hÉireann Irish Food Awards there was a GOLD award for Skellig Bay Marinated Hake with Garlic & Herb from The Good Fish Company. The product can be purchased from the companies own shops or from Aldi. The Good Fish Company was established in 1988 […]

Irish company wins tender process for Council IT security

Irish company wins tender process for Council IT security

2 October 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Paradyn (with offices in Little Island, Cork and Sandyford, Dunlin 18) has implemented “an advanced cybersecurity and network solution” for Cork County Council in a €500,000 deal over the next three years. Having won a competitive tender process, Paradyn will provide security operation centre (SOC) as-a-service and network […]

Should Cork Airport be subsidised to ensure it survives in long-term?

Should Cork Airport be subsidised to ensure it survives in long-term?

1 October 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Action is needed on the Aviation Recovery Taskforce Report to ensure we have strong regional airports post-Covid. This is according to Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune who said it should be a consideration that certain routes at airports such as Cork are subsidised to ensure they survive in […]

Cork Recruitment firm marks 5 years in Business

Cork Recruitment firm marks 5 years in Business

1 October 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie As Cork-based recruitment consultancy, Euro Executive celebrates five years in business, the company reflects on its foundation in 2015 and anticipates a period of growth over the coming years, despite the current economic climate With its office on Pouladuff Road, Euro Executive recruits permanent, temporary and contract solutions […]

Cork Chamber unveils wishlist for Government’s 2021 Budget

Cork Chamber unveils wishlist for Government’s 2021 Budget

30 September 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Speaking at the launch of the Cork Chamber Budget 2021 Submission, Chamber President Paula Cogan said, “Budget 2021 must be about securing our economic resilience with infrastructural investment, finessing the pandemic supports and tax measures critical to normalising the economy and State finances.” “To provide continuity to construction […]

Thermo Fisher Scientific launch €45,000 community grant for Currabinny, Shanbally, Ringaskiddy, Carrigaline, Crosshaven

Thermo Fisher Scientific launch €45,000 community grant for Currabinny, Shanbally, Ringaskiddy, Carrigaline, Crosshaven

30 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Thermo Fisher Scientific (based on the road to Currabinny, near Ringaskiddy, Co Cork) has launched a €45,000 community grant in celebration of its double anniversary. Assisting deserving causes, it will be divided between local community groups along with charitable causes close to the hearts of employees. The contract […]