POLITICS: High insurance costs putting businesses at risk says confidence and supply Cork TD

POLITICS: High insurance costs putting businesses at risk says confidence and supply Cork TD

10 March 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Small and medium-sized companies squeezed by rising insurance premia Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Spokesperson on Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation Billy Kelleher (Cork North Central) is warning that businesses are facing closure because they can no longer afford significantly increased insurance premiums. “Small businesses, farmers, marts and community organisations […]

Cork Company “NeighbourFood” will represent Cork City Local Enterprise Office at National Enterprise Awards 2019

Cork Company “NeighbourFood” will represent Cork City Local Enterprise Office at National Enterprise Awards 2019

8 March 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork company, NeighbourFood has been selected by the Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Cork City to represent LEO Cork City at the 2019 National Enterprise Awards on Wednesday 29th May in the Mansion House, Dublin. NeighbourFood is the brainchild of successful Cork entrepreneur Jack Crotty and is an online […]

Who is the best Hotel Employee in Cork?

Who is the best Hotel Employee in Cork?

7 March 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Cork Branch of the Irish Hotels Federation were delighted to host their 2018 Employee of the Year Awards recently at the five star Castlemartyr Resort and it was Sean Devine of the River Lee Hotel who beat off stiff competition to win the overall award on the […]

Cork is ‘wunderbar’ in Berlin

Cork is ‘wunderbar’ in Berlin

6 March 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork tourism companies – including Pure Cork and the Celtic Cross Hotel in Rosscarbery – joined Tourism Ireland this week at the largest travel trade fair in the world, ITB in Berlin. Tourism Minister Brendan Griffin is lending his support to the 35 companies from Ireland who are […]

TOURISM: Pure Cork announces achievements and plans at Pure Cork Industry Day

TOURISM: Pure Cork announces achievements and plans at Pure Cork Industry Day

1 March 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Pure Cork is launching a campaign in association with Tourism Ireland to actively encourage more French tourists to choose Cork as a destination. This is part of a wider strategy to extend the tourism season in the region. The announcement was made at the recent Pure Cork Tourism […]

Under-investment in regional infrastructure placing economic growth at risk says Ireland Chapter of PMI

Under-investment in regional infrastructure placing economic growth at risk says Ireland Chapter of PMI

28 February 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Over 300 delegates are attending the Ireland Chapter of Project Management Institute’s (PMI) sold-out annual national conference in Cork today (28 February). The conference, with headline sponsor EY, heard that strategic project management of regional infrastructure is vital to ensure stabilisation and future growth of the Irish economy. […]

Metropole is “Best Hotel in Cork”

Metropole is “Best Hotel in Cork”

24 February 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Metropole Hotel Cork has been named the Best Cork Hotel at the Cork Business of the Year Awards. The Cork Business of the Year Awards are organised by the Cork Business Association (CBA) and recognise the outstanding contribution to Cork City of businesses in various sectors. The […]

Cork Airport Hosts Top European Aviation Forum

Cork Airport Hosts Top European Aviation Forum

21 February 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork Airport, Ireland’s second busiest and best connected international airport, is to host the top communications specialists from some of Europe’s largest airports this week at the Airports Council International (ACI) Europe Digital Communications Forum. Brexit and its implications for air travellers will be among the topics to […]

Cork Airport WILL continue to grow

Cork Airport WILL continue to grow

20 February 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Airport plans to outperform all other airports in Ireland in 2019 as it achieves its fourth consecutive year of growth. This is according to a briefing note from the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) which was seen by Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune. The note said that the […]