WEST CORK: TD says Rural Ireland “being left to wither and die” as Government “facilitates closure of post offices”

WEST CORK: TD says Rural Ireland “being left to wither and die” as Government “facilitates closure of post offices”

25 May 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil’s TD for Cork South West, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony, has warned that vast swathes of West Cork may be without post offices if the An Post proposals come to pass. Deputy Murphy O’Mahony issued the warning as it became clear that the Government is unwilling to block […]

Cork Food to be featured at Dublin ‘Bloom in the park’ event

Cork Food to be featured at Dublin ‘Bloom in the park’ event

21 May 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie A Food Village brimming with first-class Irish-produced food and drinks; live cooking demonstrations by the Ireland’s top TV chefs and cookbook authors including Neven Maguire, Catherine Fulvio and Rory O’Connell; a miniature town constructed from wheatgrass, barley, cress and microgreens; Ireland’s top seafood chefs wash up on Bloom’s […]

BUSINESS: 5 Cork startups successful in National Startup Awards

BUSINESS: 5 Cork startups successful in National Startup Awards

20 May 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Five Cork startups were successful at this year’s National Startup Awards, powered by Bank of Ireland and Enterprise Ireland. The Awards took place on Thursday, 17 May at the Mansion House in Dublin. The successful Cork companies included: ApisProtect won the silver award in the Agritech Startup category. […]

FARMING: Minister Creed underlines importance of new employment permits for the agri-food sector

FARMING: Minister Creed underlines importance of new employment permits for the agri-food sector

17 May 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed T.D., has today underlined the importance of a new pilot quota of employment permits for the agri-food sector. “This is a measured response to issues raised by the sector as the labour market tightens” the Minister said. He was […]

James Whelan Butchers to create 15 jobs in Cork

James Whelan Butchers to create 15 jobs in Cork

15 May 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie James Whelan Butchers will open a new outlet in Dunnes Stores in Bishopstown Court, Bandon Road. The store will be ready fo opening by September. In 2016, James Whelan Butchers launched its collaboration with Ireland’s leading retailer Dunnes Stores, also a family business with immense heritage and a […]

CORK SPORT: Basketball Ireland & Mardyke Arena UCC announce partnership with Blackwater Motors

CORK SPORT: Basketball Ireland & Mardyke Arena UCC announce partnership with Blackwater Motors

14 May 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Basketball Ireland and Mardyke Arena UCC announce partnership with Cork’s Blackwater Motors ahead of this summer’s FIBA Women’s European Basketball Championships Basketball Ireland and the Mardyke Arena UCC have today announced a new partnership with Blackwater Motors Volkswagen in Cork for the upcoming 2018 FIBA Women’s European Championship […]

BUSINESS: Cork based ‘Amarenco Solar’ expands into French territories

BUSINESS: Cork based ‘Amarenco Solar’ expands into French territories

14 May 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Amarenco Solar, which has a considerable presence in the French renewable energy market has recently been awarded regulated tariffs for the development of solar barns in France and Corsica. Amarenco has also commenced development in the French territories of Guadeloupe and Martinique in the Caribbean and Reunion in […]

Cork as highest number of work related fatalities over 10 year period – Workers’ Memorial Day

Cork as highest number of work related fatalities over 10 year period –  Workers’ Memorial Day

27 April 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Minister Breen marks international day for those injured or killed in the workplace Cork as highest number of work related fatalities over 10 year period Saturday 28th April is “Workers’ Memorial Day”, on this date every year all those injured or killed in work related accidents are remembered. […]

EAST CORK BUSINESS: An Bord Pleanala Grant Permission for Dairygold Expansion in Mogeely

EAST CORK BUSINESS: An Bord Pleanala Grant Permission for Dairygold Expansion in Mogeely

26 April 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Above: Logo of company referred to in articleAn Bord Pleanala’s decision to grant planning permission for an significant expansion at the Dairygold facility in Mogeely, Co. Cork has been welcomed by Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton. The new […]