BUSINESS: Cork company Treemetrics signs €1.2m deal with ESA to create ‘Internet of Trees’

BUSINESS: Cork company Treemetrics signs €1.2m deal with ESA to create ‘Internet of Trees’

31 May 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork based Treemetrics, the Digital Analytics Platform for World Forestry’, has today announced a major €1.2 million contract agreement, with the European Space Agency, to roll out a pioneering Tree Growth analytics and monitoring system, which includes a unique measurement sensor that tracks the growth and health of […]

BUSINESS: 210 new jobs over next three years at MSD, Brinny, Innishannon, Co Cork

BUSINESS: 210 new jobs over next three years at MSD, Brinny, Innishannon, Co Cork

31 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork South West, Fine Gael Dáil Deputy, Jim Daly has welcomed the news that the MSD plant in Brinny has announced 210 new job vacancies which will become available over the next three years. The new jobs include technical, engineering, biochemistry, biology, quality and operations positions. This increase […]

BUSINESS: Event held by Facebook and Cork Chamber attracts over 400 Irish SMEs in Cork

BUSINESS: Event held by Facebook and Cork Chamber attracts over 400 Irish SMEs in Cork

29 May 2017, Monday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie More than 400 SMEs from Cork, Kerry, Tipperary, Galway and Dublin gathered on Friday at the O’Callaghan warehouse on Custom House Quay, Cork for Facebook’s Boost Your Business event. The event, co-hosted by Facebook and Cork Chamber aimed to provide SMEs with greater insight into the potential of the […]

BUSINESS: Hospitality and drinks businesses employ 19,542 people in Cork

BUSINESS: Hospitality and drinks businesses employ 19,542 people in Cork

27 May 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Hospitality and drinks businesses, including pubs, hotels, off-licences, restaurants, wholesalers and producers, employ 19,542 people in Cork, generating €784 million in revenue for the local tourism economy. These businesses also purchase €21.8 million in agricultural outputs and pay out €434.7 million in wages each year. The figures are […]

MAHON POINT: Farmers market will take place on TUESDAY’S for summer – in addition to normal THURSDAY’S

MAHON POINT: Farmers market will take place on TUESDAY’S for summer – in addition to normal THURSDAY’S

26 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Get Set for a Summer of Flavour! Foodies and lovers of all things fresh and local are in for a treat this summer, with the launch of Mahon Point’s Summer Market. Tempting delights will be available every Tuesday from the 6th June with many of the areas famous […]

TRAVEL WOES: Cork MEP warns of the impact on business travel between Ireland and USA if laptop ban goes ahead

TRAVEL WOES: Cork MEP warns of the impact on business travel between Ireland and USA if laptop ban goes ahead

25 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Clune warns of the impact on business travel between Ireland and the US – if laptop ban goes ahead 3,684 weekly flights between European airports and the United States could be effected as the US look to extend the laptop ban on flights from Europe. Cork based MEP Deirdre […]

FOOD BUSINESS: Triple win for Kinsale Bay Food Company at FreeFrom Food Awards 2017

FOOD BUSINESS: Triple win for Kinsale Bay Food Company at FreeFrom Food Awards 2017

24 May 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Kinsale Bay Food Company have celebrated their recent success at the ‘FreeFrom Food Awards’ 2017. The awards acknowledge quality Irish products in the ‘free from’ sector, be it gluten-free, dairy-free, wheat-free, or any of the 14 allergens. Kinsale Bay Food Company won three awards on the night, […]

BUSINESS: Cork Chamber elects new President Bill O’Connell at its 198th AGM

BUSINESS: Cork Chamber elects new President Bill O’Connell at its 198th AGM

24 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork Chamber has elected Mr. Bill O’Connell as its new President at the Chamber’s 198th Annual General Meeting (AGM) this week. Speaking at the AGM, Bill O’Connell emphasised the positivity and optimism evident everywhere in Cork. “Cork is in a good place. We are near full employment, more […]

MARKETING REBRAND: Keelings Farm Fresh renamed as “Pallas Green”

MARKETING REBRAND: Keelings Farm Fresh renamed as “Pallas Green”

23 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Pallas Foods have unveiled Pallas Green as the new name for their fresh produce brand, which has a base in Sitecast Industrial Estate, Togher, Cork. Formerly named Keelings Farm Fresh, Pallas Green’s “brand ethos, product quality and experienced and knowledgeable staff remain unchanged”. The Cork team distributes hundreds of […]