KBC Bank supports Cork community projects

KBC Bank supports Cork community projects

4 August 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A number of innovative community groups in Cork have been awarded funding through KBC Bank’s ‘Bright Ideas’ community support initiative. Six outstanding projects from Cork city and the surrounding areas have been selected for funding and are among a total of 40 winning projects nationwide recognised by KBC […]

Brazil appoints new Honorary Consul in Cork

Brazil appoints new Honorary Consul in Cork

31 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The South American country of Brazil has appointed a new representative in Cork. Mr Brendan McAuliffe who has offices at Grattan Court, Washington Street West, Cork City is the new “Honorary Consul of Brazil” with responsibility for Cork. What is an Honorary Consul? The part-time role of “Honorary […]

Cork company creates jobs in Dublin

Cork company creates jobs in Dublin

30 July 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork-based investments firm, BlackBee Investments is to create an additional 5 jobs in the next 12 months, having doubled in size since its establishment in 2014. The company, which celebrated the official opening of its Cork offices this week, has grown from 6 to 14 employees in one […]

Cork towns fair shortlisted for Failte Ireland award

Cork towns fair shortlisted for Failte Ireland award

30 July 2015 By Declan O’Leary declan@TheCork.ie The Cork towns of Clonakilty, Cobh and Youghal have been shortlisted for the Failte Ireland Tourism Towns Awards 2015. 15 towns are included in the shortlist which has been released by Fáilte Ireland. The competition, now in its fourth year, is designed to recognise Irish towns and villages […]

VIDEO: Cork’s Capitol Cineplex to reopen – as part of €50m redevelopment

VIDEO: Cork’s Capitol Cineplex to reopen – as part of €50m redevelopment

28 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Listen to this article Good news today for Cork City business. The granting of planning permission by Cork City Council for the €50 million redevelopment around the old Capitol cineplex, the 0.63 acre city centre site with frontage to both St. Patrick’s Street and the Grand Parade and […]

Cork Chamber launches Digital Marketing Awards 2015

Cork Chamber launches Digital Marketing Awards 2015

28 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork Chamber Business School, BiznetCork Skillnet, has confirmed that nominations for the Cork Digital Marketing Awards 2015 will open on 10th August next. This is a fabulous opportunity for Cork businesses to showcase their innovative use of digital marketing and get recognition for their online engagement in an […]

Get rid of JobBridge – says Cork City Anti Austerity Alliance Cllr

Get rid of  JobBridge – says Cork City Anti Austerity Alliance Cllr

13 July 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork City Anti Austerity Alliance councillor Mick Barry has welcomed the removal of nearly 6000 obsolete laws from the statute books – but has criticised the State’s reliance on JobBridge internships for the research that preceded the removal. The 1533 proclamation banning criticism of the marriage of Henry […]

Cork: Construction falls, but mood still optimistic

Cork: Construction falls, but mood still optimistic

6 July 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Construction falls, but mood still optimistic Figures from the National Housing Construction Index for the first four months of 2015 show a sharp fall in activity in the residential construction sector in Cork when compared to 2014 but sentiment continues to remain positive. The latest edition of the […]

Cityjet to launch Cork-London City route

Cityjet to launch Cork-London City route

3 July 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork moves closer to London (in terms of ease of access) Cityjet will launch an 18-times weekly service between Cork and London City starting on October 1 2015. It will fly three-times daily on weekdays, once on Saturdays, and twice on Sundays. Chairman welcomes News Pat Byrne, Cityjet’s […]

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