26 October 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Eleven (11) top travel agents from the US are visiting Cork and Ireland this week – as guests of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland. They’re all members of Virtuoso – an international network of luxury travel agencies – and they are visiting Ireland for the very first time! […]
24 October 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie PwC Cork is delighted to announce that three of its people have scooped placements in the recent CAP2 Chartered Accountants Ireland examinations.
24 October 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie For the 14th year running, the it@cork Leaders Awards have shone a light on those people who are leading the charge for the region’s tech community and are paving the way for the continued success of tech in the South West region. Winners of the nine categories were announced […]
22 October 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie CEO of Grafton Recruitment Tina McKenzie has opened the company’s new Cork office alongside special guest, Leader of Seanad Éireann, Senator Jerry Buttimer. The recruitment company, founded in 1983, currently has 10 offices across the Island of Ireland and is pursuing a robust growth strategy with the expected […]
22 October 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Business Association, in association with Cork City Council and The Echo, have announced the winners of the 2019 Cork Better Building Awards. The awards honour the best designed and best maintained buildings in the greater Cork City area, and are aimed at rewarding businesses and building caretakers […]
22 October 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, has welcomed the allocation of €2M towards the development of a Technological University (TU) in the South West region which could create a new type of higher education institution to support enterprise needs and drive regional development. Sean Moran, Ibec Cork […]
22 October 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie AIB is renewing its primary sponsorship of the Ludgate digital hub in Skibbereen for a further three years. The bank has committed to continue backing the work done in creating a sustainable digital economy for Skibbereen and the wider West Cork area. Ludgate is home to 21 companies […]
18 October 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Cork Chapter (XI) of Credit Unions launched ‘Ordinary People, Extraordinary Stories’ a book about credit union volunteers in Cork. The book launch took place Thursday, 17th October 2019 in the Rochestown Park Hotel at 12 noon. The launch coincided with International Credit Union Day, a worldwide celebration […]
CITY CENTRE: 183 bed Premier Inn coming to Cork at former Moore’s Hotel site on Morrison’s Island, but does the design fit the streetscape?
17 October 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie UK’s largest hotel business ramps up expansion in Ireland with fourth site acquisition, but will the design be accepted by the Planning Authority? Situated in a prime location at Morrisons Quay on the banks of the River Lee, the new 183-bedroom Cork Premier Inn hotel will be at […]
17 October 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork City Council’s Douglas parking promotion, which began in September, remains in place this month. One hour free on-street parking is still available from Monday to Saturday in Douglas. Parking has always been free on Sundays in publically owned areas (Caution: East Village and the Woolen Mills are […]