Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin meets Cork business people at RDS Fair

Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin meets Cork business people at RDS Fair

4 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin (Cork South Central) met with Cork businesses at the National Crafts and Design Fair at the RDS in Dublin yesterday. Above: Olive Murphy Designs, Co Cork Above: Sara Roberts Ceramics, The Rennies, Nohoval, Co Cork Above: Siobhain Steele Ceramics, Kildinan (West of Rathcormac), […]

Cork Ambassadors Contribute €10 million To Local Economy in 2015

Cork Ambassadors Contribute €10 million To Local Economy in 2015

3 December 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Six Category Winners Honoured at Annual Awards Dinner Cork Convention Bureau (CCB) tonight hosted the second annual #CorkNeedsYou Cork Conference Ambassadors Awards at the Vienna Woods Hotel. The prestigious ceremony paid special tribute to six category winning ambassadors who have helped secure in excess of €10 million for […]

Clocked cars are a problem across Europe – says Cork MEP Deirdre Clune

Clocked cars are a problem across Europe – says Cork MEP Deirdre Clune

3 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Mileage fraud is undermining confidence in our second hand car market and consumers need more protection from cars that have been tampered with Speaking at a workshop on the second hand car market in the European Parliament yesterday, Ireland South MEP and member of the EU transport committee […]

Carrigaline TD wants Government to create a ‘Rainy day fund to cushion any future downturn’

Carrigaline TD wants Government to create a ‘Rainy day fund  to cushion any future downturn’

3 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Booming corporation tax receipts must be deployed for long term benefit – McGrath Fianna Fáil Finance spokesperson Michael McGrath (based in Carrigaline, Co Cork) has said a long term strategic approach is needed in how the State uses the unexpectedly strong corporation tax receipts received to date in […]

What shall we do with the Lord Mayors Pavilion in Fitzgerald’s Park, Cork

What shall we do with the Lord Mayors Pavilion in Fitzgerald’s Park, Cork

1 December 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork City Council are looking for proposal from creative/entrepreneurial/cultural individuals or groups to lease the Lord Mayors Pavilion, Fitzgerald’s Park, Cork as a cultural or creative space for a defined period. The individuals/groups proposals should seek to “animate” the pavillion and “engage” with the public and the park […]

Cork Airport launch new website at CorkAirport.com

Cork Airport launch new website at CorkAirport.com

1 December 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Airport has launched its new website. The new site features a map on the homepage showing available destinations prominently. It replaces a site that has been in use since 2010, the design approach focused on creating a website that with clean modern design (i.e. plenty of whitespace) and […]

Cork Chamber of Commerce welcomes GE Healthcare Carrigtwohill jobs

Cork Chamber of Commerce welcomes GE Healthcare Carrigtwohill jobs

1 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork Chamber today welcomes GE Healthcare’s announcement of a $40 million investment in its manufacturing facility in Carrigtwohill, East Cork, which will see the site’s manufacturing capacity double and the creation of 140 new jobs in medical manufacturing. Reacting to the announcement this morning, Barrie O’Connell, President of […]

Former colleagues reunite to create new law firm ‘Foley Turnbull Solicitors” Cork

Former colleagues reunite to create new law firm ‘Foley Turnbull Solicitors” Cork

1 December 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork Solicitors Fiona Foley & Co., from today have joined forces with the long established Cork Law Firm, Barry Turnbull & Co., to create a new mid-sized practice with seventeen staff including six very experienced Solicitors. Fiona Foley, Managing Partner of the new firm Foley Turnbull Solicitors, began her […]

140 jobs announced at GE Healthcare Carrigtwohill (a.k.a. Carrigtoohill), Cork

140 jobs announced at GE Healthcare Carrigtwohill (a.k.a. Carrigtoohill), Cork

1 December 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie GE Healthcare today announced a $40 million investment in its manufacturing facility in Carrigtwohill, Cork. Employment at the Cork facility, which currently stands at almost 500 people, is expected to increase by 140 people. The investment which is supported by IDA Ireland, will double the Carrigtwohill facility’s production […]

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