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 […]

Ringaskiddy Maritime Colllege collects award (again!)

9 April 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The National Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI) has been recognised for its excellence at the 2015 Irish Logistics and Transport Awards Ceremony, for the second year in succession, for its Bachelor of Business degree in Supply Chain and Transport Management. The NMCI was also nominated for the overall […]

Large Prize Bonds winner in Cork

29 March 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie This week’s Prize Bond Star prize of €50,000.00 goes to lucky Prize Bond number HF643024 held in County Cork. The lucky bond was purchased in 2007. There were over 7,000 prizes awarded in this week’s Prize Bond Draw, amounting to over €420,000. In addition to a €1 MILLION […]

Cork City Council is ‘workplace of the year’

29 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The winners of the inaugural Smarter Travel Awards were announced this week with the Cork City Council being announced as business travel workplace of the year. Partners of the Smarter Travel Workplaces and Smarter Travel Campus programme from around the country submitted entries to the awards competition which […]

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