Retailers in Cork to receive funding to strengthen their online offering and competitiveness – Colm Burke TD

Retailers in Cork to receive funding to strengthen their online offering and competitiveness – Colm Burke TD

5 July 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Colm Burke is a Cork North Central TD, here was previously a SenatorFunding has been given to retailers in Cork strengthen their online offering and enable them to reach a wider customer base, a Fine Gael TD has said. Successful applicants were approved for funding through the Covid-19 Online Retail Scheme, which […]

‘Making Shift Happen’ (great name!) to run webinar on how to work from home

‘Making Shift Happen’ (great name!) to run webinar on how to work from home

5 July 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie ‘Making Shift Happen’, the Irish organisational development and business consultancy, will host a free webinar designed to help individuals become more effective virtual workers. The webinar will take place on Tuesday, 7 July at 2pm. You can register for the webinar, which has limited places at bit.ly/VirtualWorker The […]

The Irish pub is an endangered species – tax reduction on alcohol could help

The Irish pub is an endangered species – tax reduction on alcohol could help

4 July 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork publicans call for temporary extension of hospitality VAT rate to alcohol as immediate support for pubs that will struggle with social distancing rules Cork publican Michael O’Donovan of The Castle Inn supports group including The Vintners Federation of Ireland (VFI), The Licensed Vintners Association (LVA) and the […]

Where to buy CBD in Ireland

Where to buy CBD in Ireland

4 July 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Many businesses are suffering from the effects of the COVID19 lockdown. Even now, as things re-open some businesses are having to look closely at their balance sheets, however the Munster man behind DR.HEMPME says his sales doubled since the lockdown began in March, because he sells the bulk […]

Gallagher’s Gastropub is Back

Gallagher’s Gastropub is Back

3 July 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Gallagher’s of MacCurtain Street reopened officially on Tuesday 30thJune in the much-welcomed presence of Lord Mayor Cllr. Joe Kavanagh and Lady Mayoress Stephanie Kavanagh. The Gannon family were thrilled to reopen their doors to their special guests and the many valued customers that began flowing through their doors […]

AWARDS: Cork Chamber of Commerce named ‘2020 Chamber of the Year’

AWARDS: Cork Chamber of Commerce named ‘2020 Chamber of the Year’

2 July 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Chamber was today awarded the title of ‘2020 Chamber of the Year’ at the Chambers Ireland annual Chamber Awards, sponsored by Zurich. The Awards recognise the outstanding work of Chambers throughout the country while providing a national platform for Chambers to share and promote how they continue […]

KINSALE: Ireland’s Gourmet Capital to trial “Al Fresco” Street Dining to allow for COVID19 distancing

KINSALE: Ireland’s Gourmet Capital to trial “Al Fresco” Street Dining to allow for COVID19 distancing

1 July 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Kinsale is known as Ireland’s Gourmet Capital with a plethora of restaurants, hotels and bars Cork County Council has confirmed that it is to trial the closure of Short Quay, and the Sunday closure of Main Street, Kinsale to support businesses during the summer months. The decision follows […]

OUTDOOR DINING: Cork City allows restaurants put chairs and tables on streets #AlFresco

30 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The pedestrianisation of city streets allowing businesses to create outdoor seating areas will be crucial in helping them return to normal trade within the Covid-19 restrictions, Fine Gael Senator Jerry Buttimer has said. Cork South Central Senator Jerry Buttimer has welcomed a decision by Cork City Council to […]

LIFE AFTER COVID19: Gallagher’s of MacCurtain Street in Cork’s Victorian Quarter re-opens today

LIFE AFTER COVID19: Gallagher’s of MacCurtain Street in Cork’s Victorian Quarter re-opens today

30 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Having had a forced hiatus due to a world-wide pandemic, businesses, particularly in the hospitality sector, have had time to re-plan their strategies and look at what is most important to their businesses. In the case of the Gannon family who own Gallagher’s Gastropub, the result of this […]

The 2020 ‘Hotel Manager of the Year’ is based in… Carrigaline!

The 2020 ‘Hotel Manager of the Year’ is based in… Carrigaline!

28 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork’s Carrigaline Court Hotel are re-opening their doors with a spring in their step as they were honoured with three prestigious Irish Hotel Awards earlier this week, with general manager Jerry Healy scooping the coveted national Hotel Manager of the Year Award. The hotel, which will open its […]

Cork ETB offers post COVID19 education and training courses

Cork ETB offers post COVID19 education and training courses

27 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Education and Training Board (Cork ETB) is playing its part in ‘Getting Cork Back to Work’, supporting businesses and encouraging those whose employment has been affected, to upskill and re-educate themselves with one of many courses they are providing as a direct response to COVID19. In order […]