Cork’s Alternative Bread Company marks 20 years in English Market

Cork’s Alternative Bread Company marks 20 years in English Market

24 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie This coming Saturday 25 November, the award-winning Alternative Bread Company celebrates its 20th anniversary in the heart of the historic English Market on Grand Parade, and will be marking the occasion with a fundraising day for the Cork Simon Community. ABC will be donating the day’s profits to […]

TOWER: ‘Centra’ expands to become ‘SuperValu’ and creates 10 new jobs

TOWER: ‘Centra’ expands to become ‘SuperValu’ and creates 10 new jobs

21 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie SuperValu, the leading Irish grocery retailer, announced that 10 new jobs have been created at its store in Tower, Co Cork. SuperValu Tower, operated by local businessman Paddy O’Leary, has been redeveloped from an existing Centra store and will now occupy a footprint of 16,000 square feet after […]

FINANCE: Right of borrowers to appeal bank veto prioritised in new FF bill – McGrath

FINANCE: Right of borrowers to appeal bank veto prioritised in new FF bill – McGrath

21 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Bill will help unlock appeals process following Court decisions Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance, Michael McGrath has today introduced legislation that would explicitly empower borrowers with the right to appeal a bank’s veto over a Personal Insolvency Arrangement. Fianna Fáil’s Personal Insolvency (Amendment) Bill 2017 has been drafted […]

14% of our young people out of work – overeducated but underskilled – says Cork MEP

14% of our young people out of work – overeducated but underskilled – says Cork MEP

21 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Irish young people are choosing academic education over vocational training and this remains a big issue for Ireland. Ireland South MEP and member of the EU Employment committee Deirdre Clune has called our youth unemployment rate of 14% unacceptable. Clune said that all future EU funds designated for […]

TOURISM PROMOTION: Cork businesses travel to London’s West End

TOURISM PROMOTION: Cork businesses travel to London’s West End

21 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Forty-seven top British meetings and events professionals enjoyed a taste of Cork, at the annual ‘Ireland Meets the West End’ event in London. The B2B event saw the buyers meet, and do business with, some 34 tourism businesses from Ireland, including Cork Convention Bureau and Hayfield Manor Hotel. […]

Extension of invalidity pension to self-employed people will help create jobs in Cork – Burke

Extension of invalidity pension to self-employed people will help create jobs in Cork – Burke

20 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator Colm Burke, for Cork North Central, has said that the extension of the Invalidity Pension to the self-employed is a great support to small businesses owners and will help to create jobs in Cork. My Fine Gael colleague, the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social […]

JOBS, JOBS, JOBS: Cork business ‘Zevas Communications’ creates 50 jobs

JOBS, JOBS, JOBS: Cork business ‘Zevas Communications’ creates 50 jobs

18 November 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Zevas Communications, a national and global provider of outsourced sales services, this week announced the creation of 50 new jobs in Cork. The 50 new positions to be filled immediately, are as a result of Zevas’ sustained growth and development strategy, resulting in winning two new contracts with […]

TOURISM: Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa hotelier joins sales blitz to the United States

TOURISM: Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa hotelier joins sales blitz to the United States

17 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Tourism Ireland, together with a delegation of 18 tourism enterprises, is undertaking a three-city trade and media blitz to the United States this week. The ‘Jump into Ireland’ (JITI) sales blitz will see 12 Irish companies – including Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa, from Inchydoney, West Cork – […]

CORK CITY: Heineken Ireland unveil refurbished HQ – in former Murphy’s Brewery, Ladyswell

CORK CITY: Heineken Ireland unveil refurbished HQ – in former Murphy’s Brewery, Ladyswell

17 November 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Marking the completion of a multi-million euro upgrade project, HEINEKEN Ireland today welcomed Mr. Simon Coveney, T.D., Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, to unveil its new look headquarters in Cork. The 128 year-old iconic Malt House building at Leitrim Street has been revamped to provide an inspirational […]