Cork based Agri Minister Creed announces another Record Year for Irish Food & Drink Exports

Cork based Agri Minister Creed announces another Record Year for Irish Food & Drink Exports

10 January 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD (Fine Gael), today announced that the value of Irish food, drink and horticulture exports increased by 13% in 2017, to reach €12.6 billion for the first time. The figure increase to €13.5 billion when non-edible products such as […]

EAST CORK: Little Island MIGHT get a shuttle bus service

EAST CORK: Little Island MIGHT get a shuttle bus service

5 January 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cllr. Ken O’ Flynn has welcomed the news today from Little Island Business Association of a proposed new bus service for Little Island. “I was briefed today by Little Island Business Association on their initial discussions with a leading private coach operator to start operating a bus service […]

Cork Person of the Year Awards mark 25th Anniversary

Cork Person of the Year Awards mark 25th Anniversary

2 January 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Cork Person of the Month award scheme – leading to the overall Cork Person of the Year title – is marking its 25th Anniversary this month. Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Tony Fitzgerald and the City Council elected members will host a Civic Reception to mark the […]

Applegreen fundraise for charities

Applegreen fundraise for charities

22 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Applegreen today announced that their customers and staff all over Ireland have raised a milestone €2 million for charity since the foundation of the company’s charitable fund in 2009, making a crucial contribution to vital children and adult charity services nationwide. Applegreen fundraising efforts in Co Cork, including collections, the One […]

VERDE LED is first Irish lighting manufacturer to receive Carbon Trust accreditation

VERDE LED is first Irish lighting manufacturer to receive Carbon Trust accreditation

21 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Cork based manufacturer of commercial energy saving LED lighting solutions, VERDE LED has become the first, and only, Irish Lighting manufacturer to receive Carbon Trust accreditation from the UK. The Carbon Trust Accredited Supplier scheme is the UK’s market-leading scheme for high quality energy efficient equipment and […]

Local Enterprise Offices announce Cork’s Best Young Entrepreneurs

Local Enterprise Offices announce Cork’s Best Young Entrepreneurs

15 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork’s ‘Best Young Entrepreneurs’ were named at an awards ceremony hosted by Cork’s three Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) on Thursday, December 14th in Republic of Work, Cork City. The winners were chosen from 43 finalists, shortlisted from almost 200 applicants in the competition which was launched this autumn […]

Where can I buy tickets for the Cork Chamber Annual Dinner?

Where can I buy tickets for the Cork Chamber Annual Dinner?

14 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Recently awarded Ireland’s ‘Best City Hotel’, the Montenotte Hotel has been announced as this year’s headline sponsor of the Cork Chamber Annual Dinner 2018.  The event will be held at City Hall Cork on 2nd Feb 2018. Pictured at the announcement are Brian Bowler General Manager Montenotte Hotel, […]