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 […]

It’s 110 years old, and going strong #CorkBusiness

25 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The company behind Homestead is celebrating 110 years in business! If I said to you “One of the leading Cash and Carry & Foodservice Wholesalers in Cork”… you might say Musgrave, the Barry Group, or M&P O’Sullivan. For some reason Cork is home to a number of large […]

Coca Cola Ireland to give €125,000 to charity

Coca Cola Ireland to give €125,000 to charity

23 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie €125,000 is available from the Coca-Cola Thank You Fund for projects “that reflect new ideas to get people more active, more often”. Cork athlete Derval O’Rourke, Coca-Cola ‘Thank You Fund ambassador’, said: “I’m hoping to uncover some fantastic community initiatives that make it possible for the public to […]

Carrigaline TD wants to support Credit Unions

Carrigaline TD wants to support Credit Unions

23 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Finance Spokesperson Michael McGrath has called for a concerted policy initiative on behalf of the State to ensure the full potential of the credit union sector in Ireland is realised. McGrath is based in Carrigaline and was speaking ahead of a Fianna Fáil Private Members motion […]

Think Visual CEO Naomi Fein to speak to UK trade delegation

Think Visual CEO Naomi Fein to speak to UK trade delegation

17 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Are you a Cork business looking to export your product or service to the UK? A trade delegation from the UK Midlands will visit Cork next week, and the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) at Cork Chamber is offering SMEs the opportunity to make connections. Enterprise Europe Network helps […]

Cork sees increase in start-up companies

Cork sees increase in start-up companies

4 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork has seen a 32% year-on-year rise in start-ups, Insolvencies dropped by 85% in May, compared to the same period last year. This sounds like good news, and it comes compliments of Vision-Net.ie, a Dublin based website which aggregates data from the Companies Registration Office and other sources. […]

Trend Micro schools competition

Trend Micro schools competition

4 June 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Trend Micro, which has its EMEA headquarters in Cork, has announced its 2015 “What’s Your Story?” video and poster competition winners. It was a hat-trick for Loreto College Cavan as they were, once again, crowned Overall School Winner and awarded €3,000 for the “How to be safe on […]

Fast broadband arrives in Cork towns

Fast broadband arrives in Cork towns

4 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan If you live in Carrigaline or Ballincollig you can already get speeds of up to 1Gb/s from eircom broadband. An additional 300,000 homes and businesses spread across 1,070 communities in 26 counties will have access to ‘end to end’ fibre to the home (FTTH) technology. The homes and […]

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