Cork accountant elected to national position

9 May 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Deirdre Kiely FCPA, is the newly elected Vice-President of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA Ireland). Ms Kiely took office at the Annual General Meeting of Members on April 29th held at the Institute’s headquarters at 17 Harcourt Street, Dublin 2. Originally from Mallow, Co […]

ETB reacts to Comptroller report

29 April 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The newly formed Cork Education & Training Board (Cork ETB) welcomes the publication of The Special Report by the Comptroller & Auditor General (C&AG) into the Internal Control of County Cork Vocational Education Committee in 2011. A number of issues of concern were highlighted in this Report relating […]

Bus strike would damage Cork tourism

27 April 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP and member of the European Parliaments Tourism Taskforce Deirdre Clune has appealed to bus unions to call off their planned strike action beginning on the May Bank holiday weekend. MEP Clune has said the planned strike will hurt our fragile tourist industry which is in […]

Cork Minister promotes eCommerce

Cork Minister promotes eCommerce

24 April 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Dara Murphy TD, Minister of State for European Affairs and Data Protection, has called on small Irish businesses to gear up for e-commerce and embrace opportunities for innovation in the digital economy. Minister Murphy was speaking at the Smart Business Show in the RDS, which he opened today. […]

New Cork Chamber of Commerce President elected

21 April 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Barrie O’Connell is the new President of Cork Chamber of Commerce. He will work alongside the Chamber’s permanent CEO for the coming year. Mr O’Connell’s day j0b is Partner in charge with KPMG. At todays AGM of Cork Chamber of Commerce – the 196th of the respected institution […]

Cork finance sector encouraged to stay on top of new technology

13 April 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork’s financial sector has been urged to embrace “data analytics” to remain competitive. Th CGMA (Chartered Global Management Accountant) “thought leadership conference” on big data will take place in the City on Saturday, 18 April. The conference, held by CIMA Ireland in partnership with CIT, and sponsored by […]

IBEC wants Cork City boundary to be extended

10 April 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ibec Cork, the group that represents many businesses, today met with the local government review committee and called for the boundary of Cork city to be extended to incorporate the suburbs to create a local authority area of 200,000 people. Additionally, the group warned that now is not […]

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