25 Tech jobs to be created in Cork City Centre

25 Tech jobs to be created in Cork City Centre

1 September 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie United Technologies Research Center announced today the expansion of its Cork facility at The Penrose Business Center, Penrose Wharf (near the Train station). Like many Tech giants their work is B2B so their presence is low key. The addition of the Centre of Excellence in Cyber-Physical Systems for […]

AIB to open new branch in Cork

AIB to open new branch in Cork

28 August 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie AIB Bank are to open a new branch in Cork. The unit will be in Eastgate Retail Park, Little Island, in the former Hacketts Bookmakers premises. The building is currently being fitted out.

VMWare celebrate 10 years in Cork

VMWare celebrate 10 years in Cork

28 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Tech giant VMware this week celebrated its 10th year in Ballincollig, Co Cork. It opened in Barrack Sqaure back in 2005 with 10 staff and now employs 750. Expansion continues and VMWare will take over new adjoining office space in October and the head count will rise to […]

Alcohol is good for Cork! – says new report

Alcohol is good for Cork! – says new report

28 August 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A new report by economist Tony Foley, ‘the Contribution of the Drinks Industry to Tourism’, commissioned for the Support Your Local campaign has concluded that the hospitality sector is a significant component of the tourism infrastructure in Cork, with 975 pubs, 65 hotel bars and 275 fully licenced […]

Kearys Cork secures exclusive rights for BMW electric cars

Kearys Cork secures exclusive rights for BMW electric cars

25 August 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie What has happened? Kearys was today unveiled as the exclusive agent in Munster to supply and support BMW’s range of electric vehicles, the award-winning BMW i models. Were any famous people involved? Minister for Agriculture, Food, the Marine and Defence Simon Coveney T.D., an avid electric vehicle supporter […]

Cork Cllr unhappy with Irish Water payment reminder texts

Cork Cllr unhappy with Irish Water payment reminder texts

25 August 2015 By David O’Sulivan david@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance Cork City Cllr Mick Barry this morning said that feedback on the ground indicates a “real possibility” that boycott levels on the 2nd round of Irish Water bills can exceed the 57% level of non-payment on the first bills. His comments came as huge numbers […]

Cork Better Building Awards

Cork Better Building Awards

18 August 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Business Association and Cork City Council have officially launched this year’s Cork Better Building Awards. The awards honour the best-designed and best-kept buildings in Cork City and suburbs, and are aimed at rewarding businesses and building care-takers for their efforts to protect, enhance and improve the city’s […]

Learn about Personal Branding with Network Cork

Learn about Personal Branding with Network Cork

17 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Network Cork is a membership group for ‘women in business, the professions and the Arts’ It allows members to exchange business ideas and increase their business contacts. Network Cork holds monthly networking meetings where a guest speaker is invited to educate, inform and entertain on topics of interest […]

Cork Politicians drop toxic brandname “Irish Water” in favour of “Uisce Eireann”

Cork Politicians drop toxic brandname “Irish Water” in favour of “Uisce Eireann”

17 August 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The following email arrived in our inbox “Local Labour TD Michael McCarthy has welcomed news on progress to connect Belgooly to the mains supply in Riverstick.” Quite normal, but then it goes on to say “…In December 2014, Uisce Éireann commenced work on a 500m section of the […]

Aer Lingus doubles Cork Airport services to Tenerife for winter

Aer Lingus doubles Cork Airport services to Tenerife for winter

14 August 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Aer Lingus currently operates a weekly flight to the popular Spanish island every Sunday. The additional service, which will operate every Thursday, will commence from 29th October until end of March 2016. The announcement will mean an additional 7,000 seats are available for holidaymakers in Munster. Speaking about […]

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