Direct flights from Cork to Madrid begun Summer 2016

Direct flights from Cork to Madrid begun Summer 2016

26 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Tourism Ireland warmly welcomes today’s announcement by Iberia Express of a new flight from Madrid to Cork for summer 2016. The service will operate twice weekly, from mid-June to mid-September, helping to boost leisure and business travel from Spain to Cork and the South of Ireland. Niall Gibbons, […]

Cork can use tourism to create more jobs for under 25s

Cork can use tourism to create more jobs for under 25s

26 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP and member of the EU Tourism Taskforce Deirdre Clune has congratulated both Clonakilty and Cobh on making the shortlist in the Failte Ireland National Tourism Town awards and said that Cork has a bright future ahead when it comes to tourism. “Tourism is a tried […]

Banks must pay the price for tracker rate rip-off – says Michael McGrath TD

Banks must pay the price for tracker rate rip-off – says Michael McGrath TD

26 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Current legislation lets mortgage lenders off the hook for outrageous behaviour – says Michael McGrath TD Fianna Fáil Finance spokesperson Michael McGrath has called for tougher fines and legislative sanction for banks which engage in sharp practice against mortgage customers. He was speaking following a Dáil exchange with […]

Irish Water completes new Wastewater treatment plant in Riverstick

Irish Water completes new Wastewater treatment plant in Riverstick

26 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Old plant failed to meet environmental standards for the treatment of wastewater causing poor water quality in the River Stick and significant odour issues for the local community Irish Water, Ireland’s national water utility responsible for providing and developing water and wastewater services throughout Ireland, in partnership with […]

Cork’s economy continues to improve – according to Chamber survey

Cork’s economy continues to improve – according to Chamber survey

26 November 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Chamber’s third quarterly economic trends survey of 2015 reports increases in turnover, net profit, employee numbers, and strong business confidence as regards the future, reflecting a positive overall outlook on current market conditions and an encouraging future outlook. This quarter’s survey paid particular attention to assessing views […]

Tickets go on sale tomorrow morning for Chamber of Commerce Annual blacktie dinner

Tickets go on sale tomorrow morning for Chamber of Commerce Annual blacktie dinner

25 November 2015, Wednesday 5pm By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork Chamber’s Annual Dinner will take place on Friday 5th February 2016 and promises to be another great success with companies from across the business community descending on City Hall. That is more than two months away, but tickets will go on sale 9am tomorrow morning (Thursday) and […]

Cork mediator wins MII award

Cork mediator wins MII award

25 November 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Mediators Institute of Ireland (MII) have recognised Siun Kearney of RoundTable Mediation for her excellence in family mediation. The MII Award specifically acknowledges her contribution and commitment to mediation in resolving family issues, particulalry those involving children, separation and divorce. Congratulating Siun Kearney, MII President Gerry Rooney […]

Cork’s economy is recovering faster than rest of Ireland

Cork’s economy is recovering faster than rest of Ireland

24 November 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A new economic analysis has shown that the South West has enjoyed a stronger rebound in employment than the national average. The Economic Briefing event, which was hosted by RTE Media Sales, Hopkins Communications and the Clarion Hotel, saw David Murphy, Business Editor at RTE News, chair an […]

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