CORK PROPERTY PRICES: 4,820 property sales for €1.3 billion in 2018

CORK PROPERTY PRICES: 4,820 property sales for €1.3 billion in 2018

18 December 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie San Paula in Sunday’s Well is Cork’s biggest one-off sale of 2018 The sale of San Paula on Orchard Road (a small road between Victoria Cross and Dennehys Cross, which links to College Road) is the largest one-off property transaction recorded in Cork so far this year. Data from […]

FARMING NEWS: Shareholders of a North Cork a Kerry Co-Op approve merger

FARMING NEWS: Shareholders of a North Cork a Kerry Co-Op approve merger

17 December 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie At separately held SGMs, the shareholders of North Cork Co-operative Creameries (Kanturk, Co. Cork) and Newtownsandes Co-operative (Located in Moyvane, Co Kerry) have resoundingly approved the merger of the two Societies, which had been unanimously recommended to members by their respective Boards. The merger will be completed in […]

Tourism Ireland and partners attend International Luxury Travel Market in Cannes

13 December 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Nineteen (19) Irish tourism businesses – including Hayfield Manor – joined Tourism Ireland in Cannes recently, for the annual International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM). ILTM is an invitation-only event for the global luxury travel industry – attracting more than 1,500 influential travel agents and decision-makers working in the […]

Cork Business Association and Cork City Council invest in a Christmas marketing campaign to drive footfall to the city centre

Cork Business Association and Cork City Council invest in a Christmas marketing campaign to drive footfall to the city centre

12 December 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Nothing says Christmas quite like Cork City Centre and in an effort to spread the good word, Cork Business Association and Cork City Council have launched a Christmas shopping marketing campaign to drive footfall into the unique city centre and boost trade throughout the festive season. The second […]

WEST CORK: Bandon Topaz rebrands to Circle K

WEST CORK: Bandon Topaz rebrands to Circle K

7 December 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Kevin O’Learys Service Station, New Road, Bandon, Cork to host a grand opening on 8th December with fun filled day, great special offers and entertainment throughout the day Circle K (formerly Topaz Energy) has announced that Kevin O’Learys Service Station, New Road, Bandon, Cork has rebranded to Circle […]

WEST CORK: Ludgate Business Hub is a success

WEST CORK: Ludgate Business Hub is a success

5 December 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork South West Minister Jim Daly has said the investment of two million Euros by Enterprise Minister Heather Humphreys in Ludgate hub is another example of; ‘’this governments determination to bring jobs opportunity and enterprise to rural Ireland’’. The Minister said; ‘’The government has seen the fantastic work […]

N28 Ringaskiddy upgrade vital for Cork’s future – Ibec

N28 Ringaskiddy upgrade vital for Cork’s future – Ibec

30 November 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, has said that the progression of key infrastructure projects is vital for Cork’s future and to enhance growth and job opportunities in the region. The group today met with senior management from Cork County Council to discuss a range of policy […]

Irish SMEs must upskill and train its staff to keep pace with multinationals and other global competitors – Kelleher

Irish SMEs must upskill and train its staff to keep pace with multinationals and other global competitors – Kelleher

30 November 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Business Spokesperson, Billy Kelleher Cork North Central TD has said that Irish SMEs are falling behind their multinational counterparts in terms of upskilling and training their staff, and unless this is addressed, their competitiveness will be severely damaged. Deputy Kelleher was commenting as Skillsnet Ireland, the national agency […]

University take over former Bank Building in Cork City

University take over former Bank Building in Cork City

27 November 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie An Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney TD officially opened the University College Cork Centre for Executive Education at 1 Lapp’s Quay in Cork today (Monday). The landmark building in the heart of the city will house Cork University Business School (CUBS) and Irish Management Institute […]