Bank of Ireland discriminates against working class customers – says Cork City Councillor

Bank of Ireland discriminates against working class customers – says Cork City Councillor

4 November 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Workers’ Party councillor Ted Tynan has accused the Bank of Ireland of introducing an apartheid banking system which would see its counter services all but closed off to working class people. Cllr. Tynan said the bank’s decision to ban counter withdrawals of less than €700 and lodgements […]

Wild Atlantic Way Wins Big at World Responsible Tourism Awards

Wild Atlantic Way Wins Big at World Responsible Tourism Awards

4 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Three tourism businesses located along Ireland’s “Wild Atlantic Way” (the driving route which starts/ends in Kinsale, Cork) were deemed winners at the World Responsible Tourism Awards held at the World Travel Market, London earlier today. Loop Head Tourism, Clare collected the gold award for ‘Best Cultural Heritage Attraction’ […]

Tile Haven officially launches 8,500 square foot flagship store in Little Island

Tile Haven officially launches 8,500 square foot flagship store in Little Island

1 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Sandra Forde, Ray O’Leary, manager, and Vivian O’Callaghan, owner, pictured at the official launch of Tile Haven•s new 8,500 square foot flagship store in Little Island, Co. Cork on Thursday 29th October. Since January of this year, the Irish owned, family run company has renovated its existing 4,500 […]

VIDEO: Starring role for West Cork in new tourism film

30 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Tourism Ireland invites top travel vloggers to check out West Cork, as part of a series of online films showcasing Ireland Popular travel vloggers (or video bloggers) the Vagabrothers have released a brand new online film – this time called “Kayaking Ireland’s Wild Coast”. It’s the seventh in […]

Cork web firm merges with Dublin outfit

Cork web firm merges with Dublin outfit

29 October 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Two of Ireland’s leading web development and digital marketing agencies, Cork-based Granite Digital and Enhance Multimedia of Dublin, are teaming up to provide web design, development and digital marketing services nationwide, in a partnership worth €2m in turnover. Granite Digital has signed an agreement with web firm, Enhance […]

How much is the state pension? Only 20% of young adults in Cork know

How much is the state pension? Only 20% of young adults in Cork know

29 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A national survey, commissioned by the Irish Association of Pension Funds (IAPF) and conducted by IReach, sought to examine retirement planning in Ireland and whether people are being realistic as to their expectations for retirement age. It concluded that people simply avoid thinking about retirement for much of […]

‘International Meeting Planners’ visit Cork to scope out locations

‘International Meeting Planners’ visit Cork to scope out locations

25 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Up to €230m in business was up for grabs at the Meet in Ireland 2015 – a five day programme bringing over 100 top international meeting planners face to face with Irish businesses to scope out future opportunities for corporate meetings and incentive travel. Meet in Ireland 2015 […]

Buttimer hosts public meeting on proposed M28 Cork-Ringaskiddy Motorway Scheme

Buttimer hosts public meeting on proposed M28 Cork-Ringaskiddy Motorway Scheme

24 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork South Central Fine Gael TD, Jerry Buttimer, has organised a public meeting to discuss the Rochestown exit and Carr’s Hill Interchange on the proposed M28 Cork-Ringaskiddy Motorway Scheme. The meeting will take place at 8pm on Friday on 30th October in Garryduff Sports Centre. “This is a […]

Green Business Booklet written by Cork firm

Green Business Booklet written by Cork firm

23 October 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie To celebrate over €6 million worth of cost savings identified for SMEs in the last three years, Green Business – based in Little Island – has launched a case study guide to help other businesses to ‘go green’. The new guide – ‘Greening Your Business…how much can you […]

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