Cork Minister visits Finland

26 February 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Dara Murphy has been in the news a lot recently, for the right reasons. Last week Minister (of State) Murphy met his French counterpart and now Minister of State for European Affairs and Data Protection, Dara Murphy, TD, met with his Finnish counterpart, Lenita Toivakka, Minister for European […]

AUDIO: Cork crisp company secures half-million euro investment

AUDIO: Cork crisp company secures half-million euro investment

24 February 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The market for Gluten Free products is growing. An estimated 45,000 Irish people are now coeliac: meaning they must avoid wheat in the diet. Symptoms of gluten intolerance include fatigue, and weight loss. To cater for the increasing market many companies have been introducing gluten free foods. Last […]

Clune seeks answers from the Commission on West Cork/Kerry Shellfish Industry

12 February 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has submitted a parliamentary question to the European Commission on the possibility of European aid for shellfish famers in West Cork and Kerry. “As we know, high temperatures last summer resulted in a late and extensive autumn bloom of the most common naturally […]

Safer Internet Day marked in Cork

9th February 2015 by Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Trend Micro, a global leader in security software with EMEA headquarters in Cork, today announced its 2015 “What’s Your Story?” video and poster competition during the celebration of Safer Internet Day. Now in its fourth year this video and poster competition encourages youth and schools to share their […]

100 new IDA jobs in Fermoy

14th January 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie 100 new IDA jobs in Fermoy to add to the 4,562 created in Cork over the past three years – Stanton US Company ABEC Inc. announces expansion of global operations to Cork “The news that US company ABEC Inc. plans to expand its global operations in Fermoy, Co. […]

RTE Cork celebrates Cork

RTE Cork celebrates Cork

14th January 2015 Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie To mark the 21st Anniversary of the Cork Person of the Year awards scheme, RTE’s Nationwide has been meeting some of the past winners of awards. A special Cork programme will air in a fortnight on this evening Jan 14th on RTE1 at 7.00pm. Announcing the special programme were […]

Cork Innovates – in the USA

Cork Innovates – in the USA

30th December 2014 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The award-winning entrepreneurship initiative “Cork innovates” which has previously been recognised by the European Commission as a model for driving entrepreneurship, promoted the work of Irish entrepreneurs, particularly, women in business, in New York recently. Cork County Mayor, Cllr Alan Coleman, the ‘positive economist’ and 2014 inBusiness inCork […]

[Audio] EMC seeking permission to expand Ovens site, Cork

[Audio] EMC seeking permission to expand Ovens site, Cork

21st December 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan One of Cork’s largest employers, E-M-C, has applied for planning permission to expand its existing facility in the townland of Ovens. The US multinational has submitted a planning application to Cork County Council to build a data centre and 4-storey office block. The company is also seeking planning […]

Maritime jobs announced for Cork

12th December 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Minister for Agriculture, Food, the Marine and Defence Simon Coveney, T.D. today announced the creation of more than 80 new jobs in the marine energy sector for Cork Harbour today. The US ocean energy company, Resolute Marine Limited, will create 80 new jobs over the next 5 years, […]

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