Kinsale Gourmet wins Ireland’s Most Prestigious Food Award

Kinsale Gourmet wins Ireland’s Most Prestigious Food Award

5 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Kinsale Gourmet has won the most-coveted prize for Innovation at this year’s Blas na hÉireann, the Irish Food Awards which was announced on Friday, October 2nd. The Cork company’s recently launched ‘Meals Made Easy’ was chosen as the overall winner from 90 products that were carefully scrutinised and […]

Father and Son named as ‘Cork Persons of the Month’

Father and Son named as ‘Cork Persons of the Month’

2 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Two members of the same family, from Model Farm Rd., Cork City, achieved huge personal achievements on the very same week last June. Liam O’Leary won the Over 60’s Talent Competition and his son Cillian won the Cork City Marathon. They have now received Cork Persons of the […]

UCC licences first marine renewable energy software spin-out

UCC licences first marine renewable energy software spin-out

1 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie An innovative financial modelling and analytics software tool for the renewable energy sector was licensed this week by University College Cork to spin out company, Exceedence Ltd. The company, founded and led by Dr. Ray Alcorn, will now bring to market the ExceedenceFINANCE solution developed by software engineers, […]

Low VAT rate creates 2,500 Cork jobs – says Restaurants Association

Low VAT rate creates 2,500 Cork jobs – says Restaurants Association

29 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie According to a report published by the Restaurants Association of Ireland, 2,520 new jobs in the Food, Tourism and Hospitality sectors have been created in Cork since the reduced VAT rate of 9% was introduced in July 2011. Speaking about the launch of the Report and the success […]

15k of illegal Cigarettes seized in Glanmire

15k of illegal Cigarettes seized in Glanmire

28 September 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie As a result of a joint operation by Revenue and An Garda Siochána on Saturday officers seized 20,000 unstamped ‘Aroma’ cigarettes and 15kgs of unstamped ‘Flandria’ tobacco with a retail value of €15,500* in Glanmire, Co Cork. A saloon car was also seized. Two males in their 50s, […]

Revenue seize €67k illegal cigarettes in Cork City

Revenue seize €67k illegal cigarettes in Cork City

25 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie As part of an on going operation targeting the illegal importation, sale and supply of cigarettes, Revenue officers this morning (25/9/15) seized 130,000 cigarettes with a retail value of €67,000 in Cork City. The ‘NZ Slims’ cigarettes, which had arrived from Poland, were seized at a commercial premises […]

Carrigaline Unveiled As Cork’s First SIRO-Powered Town

Carrigaline Unveiled As Cork’s First SIRO-Powered Town

25 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie SIRO, the ESB-Vodafone joint venture which is delivering Ireland’s first 100% fibre-optic broadband network to 50 towns nationwide, has today unveiled Carrigaline as Cork’s first SIRO-powered town. The announcement was made at an event in the Carrigaline Court Hotel in association with Cork County Council and the Local […]

Want to rent a home in Cork? €794 is now the average rent

Want to rent a home in Cork? €794 is now the average rent

23 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The average rent for all dwellings in the private rented sector in Co. Cork in Quarter 2, 2015, and which were registered with the Private Residential Tenancies Board (PRTB) was €794. This was up €11 when compared to the average rent in Q1, 2015, when the amount was […]

Cork Roads needs investment – says CIF – Dunkettle Interchange, N28 Carrs Hill to Ringaskiddy, Macroom Bypass

Cork Roads needs investment – says CIF – Dunkettle Interchange, N28 Carrs Hill to Ringaskiddy, Macroom Bypass

23 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) in Cork has called for the upcoming Public Capital Programme to address some significant infrastructural bottlenecks in the Cork region. N28 Carrs Hill Cork to Ringaskiddy (and Carrigaline) road Conor O’Connell, regional Director of CIF in Cork stated that: “The N28 and the […]

Pharma Conference begins in Cork

Pharma Conference begins in Cork

23 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Minister at State, Sean Sherlock TD today opened the fifth PharmaChemical Ireland (PCI), Parenteral Drugs Association (PDA), International Pharmaceutical Engineers (ISPE) Conference in the Radisson Hotel, Little Island, Cork. Delighted to give opening address PharmaChem Ireland this am in Little Island. The shift in the sector is from […]

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