Ex-Debenhams workers mark one year anniversary of strike action

Ex-Debenhams workers mark one year anniversary of strike action

9 April 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Sinn Fein TD for Cork North Central, Thomas Gould, has today sent solidarity to the ex-Debenham’s workers today one year on from the closure of Debenhams Ireland stores and the laying off of workers without a fair redundancy. Teachta Gould said: “Today is a stark reminder of the […]

LISTEN: Cork TD has Dail proposal to help workers when employer goes into liquidation #Debenhams

LISTEN: Cork TD has Dail proposal to help workers when employer goes into liquidation #Debenhams

9 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork North Central Solidarity TD Mick Barry was yesterday given the green light by the Oireachtas to move a bill which aims to improve the position of workers in liquidation situations. The news comes as ex Debenhams workers mark the 1-year anniversary of their struggle today with a […]

Al Fresco Dining for Summer 2021

Al Fresco Dining for Summer 2021

8 April 2021 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard has said that a new scheme, delivered in partnership between Fáilte Ireland and Cork County Council, will help tourism and hospitality businesses in Cork develop and increase their outdoor seating capacity. Funding allocated under the scheme will also enable Local Authorities to develop […]

HAVE YOUR SAY: Cork Business Attitudes survey – how has COVID affected your business?

HAVE YOUR SAY:  Cork Business Attitudes survey – how has COVID affected your business?

8 April 2021 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Cork group of Social Democrats branches have launched a survey for business owners based in Cork City and County, calling on the business community to share their experiences of keeping their businesses afloat during the pandemic. The survey asks business owners in Cork what their experiences of […]

CARS 0 v PEDESTRIANS 1: as Cork City PERMANENTLY pedestrianises streets

CARS 0 v PEDESTRIANS 1: as Cork City PERMANENTLY pedestrianises streets

7 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The streets were temporarily pedestrianised last summer as part of the “Reimagining Cork City” programme, in order to facilitate social distancing and outdoor dining.  Following an overwhelmingly positive reaction to this initiative and following a series of public consultations, it was agreed to permanently pedestrianise 17 of these […]

Debenhams strikers to mark the first anniversary of their struggle on Friday 9th April

Debenhams strikers to mark the first anniversary of their struggle on Friday 9th April

6 April 2021, Tuesday By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Debenhams strikers to mark the first anniversary File photo of Debenhams Store shopfrontThis Friday 9th April will mark one year since the struggle of the Debenhams workers began for a just settlement to their redundancy. A statement from the Debenhams Shop Stewards and Activists today said there […]

SOCCER: New sponsor for Cork City FC

SOCCER: New sponsor for Cork City FC

4 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie News Roundup Cork City FC recently announced Oxford Global Resources as an official partner to the Men’s, Women’s, and Academy teams for the 2021 season. Oxford will be proudly displayed on the back of all our academy and women’s team’s shirts for the coming season. Oxford is a […]

BUSINESS REAX: Cork Chamber comments on Govt COVID-19 phased re-opening

BUSINESS REAX: Cork Chamber comments on Govt COVID-19 phased re-opening

1 April 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Paula Cogan, President of Cork Chamber comments on the latest evolution of COVID-19 restrictions, announced by the Government. “While the announcement by Government of phased reopening is welcome, every intervening week of lost economic activity has grave consequences for the economy, and the impacts on the number of businesses […]

Cobh, Whitegate, Skibbereen, Barryroe: EUROSPAR Supermarkets supporting St Vincent de Paul

Cobh, Whitegate, Skibbereen, Barryroe: EUROSPAR Supermarkets supporting St Vincent de Paul

31 March 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Four Cork EUROSPAR Supermarkets are supporting the St Vincent de Paul (SVP) Empty Basket Easter Appeal this year, which is aimed at ensuring those most in need this Easter season don’t go without, with all in-store donations being used within local communities. With nearly one third of all […]

Cork based Heineken Ireland publishes 2020 ‘Sustainability Report’

Cork based Heineken Ireland publishes 2020 ‘Sustainability Report’

29 March 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie HEINEKEN Ireland has today released its 2020 sustainability progress report demonstrating the strength of the brewers’ commitment to maintaining environmental progress despite the profound challenges Covid-19 presented for the drinks and hospitality sectors in the past 12 months. The brewer has been removing plastic shrink and can connectors […]