Fast SIRO broadband reaches Skibbereen West Cork

Fast SIRO broadband reaches Skibbereen West Cork

6 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan, in Skibbereen david@TheCork.ie SIRO, the ESB-Vodafone joint venture which is delivering Ireland’s first 100% fibre-optic broadband network nationwide, has today announced that Skibbereen will become the 51st town to be included in its national rollout. The announcement was made as part of National Digital Week at Ludgate@Skibbereen, which has […]

Bandon man who founded Ireland’s only “farm-based biscuit bakery” heads to RDS Food Festival

Bandon man who founded Ireland’s only “farm-based biscuit bakery” heads to RDS Food Festival

6 November 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A Cork artisan producer who founded Ireland’s only farm-based biscuit bakery will appear at the first annual Bite Food Festival in the RDS, from November 19-22. Philip O’Connor of Seymours Irish Biscuits in Bandon will be just one of the country’s artisan producers showcased at the major new […]

RTE business editor David Murphy to speak in Cork about economic recovery

RTE business editor David Murphy to speak in Cork about economic recovery

6 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Business leaders and commercial interests will meet on Tuesday 24th November at The Clarion Hotel, Cork, to explore the extent of the economic recovery in the regions of Ireland, with a specific emphasis on the Cork region. With David Murphy (Business Editor, RTÉ News) facilitating the discussion, this […]

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 […]

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