it@cork Leaders Awards 2019 Winners Announced

it@cork Leaders Awards 2019 Winners Announced

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 […]

VOTE OF CONFIDENCE IN CORK: Belfast based ‘Grafton Recruitment’ opens new Cork office

VOTE OF CONFIDENCE IN CORK: Belfast based ‘Grafton Recruitment’ opens new Cork office

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 […]

Cork’s Better Buildings for 2019 have been revealed!

Cork’s Better Buildings for 2019 have been revealed!

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 […]

MUNSTER TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY: Ibec welcomes €2m funding in support

MUNSTER TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY: Ibec welcomes €2m funding in support

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 […]

“Ordinary People, Extraordinary Stories” – New Cork Credit Union book launched

“Ordinary People, Extraordinary Stories” – New Cork Credit Union book launched

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?

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 […]

FREE PARKING: continues in Douglas

FREE PARKING: continues in Douglas

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 […]