Aldi seeking to recruit 68 new staff in Cork

1 February 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Aldi to become first supermarket in Ireland to introduce €11.90 Living Wage rate Aldi is seeking to recruit 68 new employees across its stores in Cork. Opportunities are now available for Store Manager, Assistant Store Manager and Store Assistant positions at Aldi’s 23 Cork stores. Aldi Ireland also […]

Trade Union trouble for Pfizer in Cork

Trade Union trouble for Pfizer in Cork

31 January 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie SIPTU members working in the Pfizer pharmaceutical plants in Ringaskiddy and Little Island, in Cork today served notice of industrial action in a dispute over a company proposal to change the existing pension scheme without agreement. SIPTU Organiser, Ray Mitchell, said: “Since 2014, SIPTU members have continually sought […]

SuperValu stores invest in ‘energy upgrades’ #CarbonFootprint #MakeCents

SuperValu stores invest in ‘energy upgrades’ #CarbonFootprint #MakeCents

25 January 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Stores Upgrade Energy Efficiency & Donate Over €100,000 To Local Cork Charities Cork SuperValu stores; Quish’s Ballincollig, Hurley’s Midleton, Riordan’s Fermoy, along with Musgrave MarketPlace Cork, are “leading the charge in energy conservation” following completion of a series of energy upgrades to their stores, increasing their energy efficiency […]

Rebel Chilli expands to 137 Aldi outlets nationwide

Rebel Chilli expands to 137 Aldi outlets nationwide

21 January 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Rebel Chilli has secured a listing with Aldi to supply them for 12 months with their Red Chilli Sauce. The award-winning product will be available in every outlet around Ireland from Monday 21st of January. The Cork company will be joined by four other Irish brands: Café Velo, […]

Fixed Price Estate Agency Reaches €5m in Sales

Fixed Price Estate Agency Reaches €5m in Sales

12 January 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fixed price estate agency Auctioneera – which has an office on French Church Street, Cork City – has passed the €5m milestone in terms of properties sold / sale agreed. According to founder, Eddie O’Driscoll, the agency has saved property vendors over €70,000 in fees to date and business is […]

AUDIO: Heating firm ‘Sea Box Group’ creates 20 jobs in Cork

AUDIO: Heating firm ‘Sea Box Group’ creates 20 jobs in Cork

9 January 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Sea Box Group, a leading modular and offsite heating solutions provider has launched two online ecommerce companies in Ireland. They will be based from Cork and will create 20 jobs over the coming years. These are the first websites of their kind to launch in Ireland. They […]

Two Cork City companies achieve prestigious new All-Ireland quality mark

Two Cork City companies achieve prestigious new All-Ireland quality mark

28 December 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Two Cork City companies are among the first businesses in the country to achieve a new quality mark signifying that they meet the highest standards of service and trust. George’s Quay-based Career Training Internships, which develops standards in intern placement, and bridal and first communion specialists Cinderella’s Closet […]

New 4-star City Centre hotel – The Maldron – South Mall & Beasley Street

New 4-star City Centre hotel – The Maldron – South Mall & Beasley Street

20 December 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Maldron Hotel South Mall, Cork’s newest 4-star City Centre hotel has opened its doors in time for Christmas. The hotel, located in the heart of the city’s business, shopping and entertainment district is the first to be built in 14 years. Once the old Fire Offices and School […]

Argos unleashes €1500 giveaway in Cork Queens Old Castle stores to help Irish customers fool-proof Christmas

Argos unleashes €1500 giveaway in Cork Queens Old Castle stores to help Irish customers fool-proof Christmas

19 December 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Argos has launched a €1500 festive giveaway in a bid to help Cork City Centre shoppers fool-proof their Christmas with 50 prizes up for grabs in total. Inspired by the Argos Christmas campaign, which features a mischievous ‘fool’ who tries to ruin people’s Christmases by stealing their batteries […]

Tyndall welcomed €8m in disruptive technologies innovation funding

Tyndall welcomed €8m in disruptive technologies innovation funding

18 December 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie One of Europe’s leading technology research centres, Tyndall National Institute at University College Cork, will be involved in 4 key industry projects worth several million following the recent announcement of the Disruptive Technologies Innovation Funding. Tyndall teams, in collaboration with industry partners, will be driving disruptive innovation on […]