Cork based SuperValu producers win at Blas na hEireann awards

Cork based SuperValu producers win at Blas na hEireann awards

12 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Products from 14 Cork based SuperValu producers are among a total of 71 products supplied to SuperValu which have swept the board at this year’s Blas na hEireann National Irish Food Awards. SuperValu suppliers have a strong track record at Blas na hÉireann and this year the quality […]

Who are Cork’s Best Young Entrepreneurs?

Who are Cork’s Best Young Entrepreneurs?

9 October 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Nine of Cork’s ‘Best Young Entrepreneurs’ were named at an awards ceremony hosted by Cork’s three Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) yesterday at City Hall. The winners were chosen from 45 young entrepreneurs, shortlisted from almost 150 applicants in the competition launched this summer by the LEOs in Cork, […]

The French Connection – New Route – Cork Airport to Nantes and La Rochelle

The French Connection – New Route – Cork Airport to Nantes and La Rochelle

8 October 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie CityJet have announced additional flights between Cork Airport and France from next summer. Corconians will be able to sample the delights of Nantes and La Rochelle. The new Cork to La Rochelle route will fly twice a week on Tuesdays and Saturdays. The new Cork to Nantes route […]

County Council give Cork Airport €100k

County Council give Cork Airport €100k

8 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Cork County Council today confirmed that it has committed €100,000 to support a ‘cooperative marketing programme’ with Cork Airport aimed at increasing inbound tourist numbers. County Mayor Cllr. John Paul O’Shea said that “Cork Airport is on the crest of a wave with recent route announcements demonstrating that […]

Startup Ireland 2020 forum begins in Cork

Startup Ireland 2020 forum begins in Cork

7 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie According to projections, more than 17,500 people will have taken part in the Startup Gathering week activities to promote entrepreneurship and showcase Ireland’s startup sector nationally and internationally. The Startup Ireland Vision 2020 Forum held in Cork today (Wednesday) with a panel of international and national business leaders […]

100 jobs – OpenText opens Cork office

100 jobs – OpenText opens Cork office

6 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie OpenText today announced that it has officially opened its new Global Customer Support Centre in Cork, Ireland, creating over 100 highly skilled roles over the next two years. First announced in November 2014 the new facility in Cork will provide support for the company’s flagship Enterprise Information Management […]

The “Entrepreneur Ship” is a great name for an innovation centre – now open in Cork

The “Entrepreneur Ship” is a great name for an innovation centre – now open in Cork

5 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Ireland’s newest co-creation space, The Entrepreneur Ship, was officially opened today (Monday) by Minister for Agriculture, Food, the Marine and Defence Simon Coveney, T.D. The new centre seeks to optimise the well documented opportunities of the blue economy for Ireland, and accelerate job creation in this sector. Speaking […]

Mayor of County Cork congratulates UCC & CIT on third level educational ranking results

Mayor of County Cork congratulates UCC & CIT on third level educational ranking results

5 October 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr. John Paul O’ Shea has warmly welcomed the announcement that University College Cork (UCC) has been named University of the Year and Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) as Institute of Technology of the Year. CIT takes the title for a […]

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 […]

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