Carrigaline/Minane Bridge farmer elected President European Council of Young Farmers

Carrigaline/Minane Bridge farmer elected President European Council of Young Farmers

8 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Macra na Feirme Past President, Alan Jagoe, Carrigaline, Cork has been elected President of CEJA, the European Council of Young Farmers, this afternoon in Milan. Mr. Jagoe finished his term as Macra President in 2013. During his time as Macra President, he had the opportunity to represent Ireland’s […]

University College Cork launches Masters in DIGITAL Business

University College Cork launches Masters in DIGITAL Business

8 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie UCC/Cork University Business School and the Irish Management Institute (IMI) have partnered to develop a new ‘Masters in DIGITAL Business’, which was officially launched by Dara Murphy TD, Minister for European Affairs and Data Protection yesterday. The word DIGITAL is capitalised here for a reason – is it […]

Marriage Equality Referendum promoters named as Cork People of the Month

Marriage Equality Referendum promoters named as Cork People of the Month

7 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Kieran Rose and Arthur Leahy, long time LGBT activists who played a prominent national and local role in this year’s Marriage Equality Referendum, have been chosen Cork Persons of the Month. Kieran Rose, a civil rights activist also played a pivotal role in securing decriminalization of homosexuality in […]

Might Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur be from Cork?

Might Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur be from Cork?

7 September 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie As part of the nationwide search to find ‘Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur’, the three Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) in Cork launched a campaign in June to find the best young entrepreneurs in their region in three distinct categories, with a €150,000 investment fund up for grabs. From September […]

25 Tech jobs to be created in Cork City Centre

25 Tech jobs to be created in Cork City Centre

1 September 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie United Technologies Research Center announced today the expansion of its Cork facility at The Penrose Business Center, Penrose Wharf (near the Train station). Like many Tech giants their work is B2B so their presence is low key. The addition of the Centre of Excellence in Cyber-Physical Systems for […]

AIB to open new branch in Cork

AIB to open new branch in Cork

28 August 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie AIB Bank are to open a new branch in Cork. The unit will be in Eastgate Retail Park, Little Island, in the former Hacketts Bookmakers premises. The building is currently being fitted out.

VMWare celebrate 10 years in Cork

VMWare celebrate 10 years in Cork

28 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Tech giant VMware this week celebrated its 10th year in Ballincollig, Co Cork. It opened in Barrack Sqaure back in 2005 with 10 staff and now employs 750. Expansion continues and VMWare will take over new adjoining office space in October and the head count will rise to […]

Alcohol is good for Cork! – says new report

Alcohol is good for Cork! – says new report

28 August 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A new report by economist Tony Foley, ‘the Contribution of the Drinks Industry to Tourism’, commissioned for the Support Your Local campaign has concluded that the hospitality sector is a significant component of the tourism infrastructure in Cork, with 975 pubs, 65 hotel bars and 275 fully licenced […]

Kearys Cork secures exclusive rights for BMW electric cars

Kearys Cork secures exclusive rights for BMW electric cars

25 August 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie What has happened? Kearys was today unveiled as the exclusive agent in Munster to supply and support BMW’s range of electric vehicles, the award-winning BMW i models. Were any famous people involved? Minister for Agriculture, Food, the Marine and Defence Simon Coveney T.D., an avid electric vehicle supporter […]

Cork Cllr unhappy with Irish Water payment reminder texts

Cork Cllr unhappy with Irish Water payment reminder texts

25 August 2015 By David O’Sulivan david@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance Cork City Cllr Mick Barry this morning said that feedback on the ground indicates a “real possibility” that boycott levels on the 2nd round of Irish Water bills can exceed the 57% level of non-payment on the first bills. His comments came as huge numbers […]

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