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 […]

Will Cork Airport be sold?

Will Cork Airport be sold?

28 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan twitter.com/david_osullivan Yesterday PaddyPower.com speculated – through a new listing of odds – that Cork Airport would be the next state assets to be sold. Bets are being accepted until “Tuesday 30th June 2015, 12:00”, so there’s plenty of time to lay down a few euro if you feel so […]

eSentire to create 100 tech jobs in Cork

27 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton TD today announced that eSentire Inc., a leader in continuous advanced threat protection cybersecurity solutions and managed security services, based in Ontario, Canada plans to create close to 100 jobs over the next five years in a European HQ and […]

Corkman appointed to global role in EMC

18 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie EMC, the US multinational that employs over 3,000 people in Ireland, has today announced the appointment of Chris Murphy to the role of Vice President of IT Client Experience, with responsibility over 1,000 global employees. Formerly Senior Director of IT Client Experience at EMC’s Centre of Excellence in […]

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