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 […]

Cork Better Building Awards

Cork Better Building Awards

18 August 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Business Association and Cork City Council have officially launched this year’s Cork Better Building Awards. The awards honour the best-designed and best-kept buildings in Cork City and suburbs, and are aimed at rewarding businesses and building care-takers for their efforts to protect, enhance and improve the city’s […]

Learn about Personal Branding with Network Cork

Learn about Personal Branding with Network Cork

17 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Network Cork is a membership group for ‘women in business, the professions and the Arts’ It allows members to exchange business ideas and increase their business contacts. Network Cork holds monthly networking meetings where a guest speaker is invited to educate, inform and entertain on topics of interest […]

Cork Politicians drop toxic brandname “Irish Water” in favour of “Uisce Eireann”

Cork Politicians drop toxic brandname “Irish Water” in favour of “Uisce Eireann”

17 August 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The following email arrived in our inbox “Local Labour TD Michael McCarthy has welcomed news on progress to connect Belgooly to the mains supply in Riverstick.” Quite normal, but then it goes on to say “…In December 2014, Uisce Éireann commenced work on a 500m section of the […]

Aer Lingus doubles Cork Airport services to Tenerife for winter

Aer Lingus doubles Cork Airport services to Tenerife for winter

14 August 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Aer Lingus currently operates a weekly flight to the popular Spanish island every Sunday. The additional service, which will operate every Thursday, will commence from 29th October until end of March 2016. The announcement will mean an additional 7,000 seats are available for holidaymakers in Munster. Speaking about […]

Cork Chamber make submission for national budget

Cork Chamber make submission for national budget

14 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork Chamber today released its submission ahead of Budget 2016. The primary focus of this document is on innovative solutions which the Chamber believes will aid continued economic growth and job creation whilst fostering a positive environment for start-up enterprises and increasing consumer confidence. Discussing the launch of […]

Oliver Plunkett Street in running for award

Oliver Plunkett Street in running for award

6 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Academy of Urbanism in London has named Oliver Plunkett Street as the only Irish Finalist in the ‘The Great Street Award 2016’ – 200 years after the street was first laid out. The street is one of three finalists to be named by the Academy and will […]

Illegal tobacco seized at Dunmanway Horse Fair

Illegal tobacco seized at Dunmanway Horse Fair

5 August 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Offices from Revenue’s Customs Service today, with assistance from An Garda Síochana, (05/08/15) seized 6kgs of ‘roll your own’ tobacco and 4,800 cigarettes with a retail value of over €5,000 in Co Cork. The ‘Richman’ and ‘MG’ cigarettes and ‘Amber Leaf’ and ‘Golden Virginia’ tobacco were discovered when […]

Business Confidence increases in Cork

Business Confidence increases in Cork

5 August 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Chamber’s second quarterly economic trends survey of 2015 paints a positive picture for Cork-based businesses with high levels of business confidence and positive increases in employment amongst the main findings. Confidence figures are strengthened by reported and projected increases in turnover and net profit. Survey findings regarding […]

KBC Bank supports Cork community projects

KBC Bank supports Cork community projects

4 August 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A number of innovative community groups in Cork have been awarded funding through KBC Bank’s ‘Bright Ideas’ community support initiative. Six outstanding projects from Cork city and the surrounding areas have been selected for funding and are among a total of 40 winning projects nationwide recognised by KBC […]

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