Date confirmed for 2014 Cork Midsummer Festival

12th May 2014 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Board of Cork Midsummer Festival is delighted to announce that this year’s Festival will take place from 19th – 23rd June 2014. This year’s Festival will bring us back to our roots, providing just a snapshot of some of the wonderful arts and cultural activity happening in […]

CIT gives transition year students taste of Engineering

CIT gives transition year students taste of Engineering

14th May 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Transition year students from Cork, Limerick and Galway are heading to Cork Institute of Technology to take part in the ‘Engineering Your Future’ Transition Year Programme. 72 secondary school students – 12 girls and 60 boys – will attend the programme at CIT starting on Monday, 19th May. […]

Award for Cork PR firm

Award for Cork PR firm

12th May 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie H+A Marketing + PR continued its successful run of awards with a win at the 2014 All Ireland Marketing (AIM) Awards. The agency beat stiff competition to win the Best PR Campaign Award at the AIM Awards for the hugely successful ‘Orla Kiely for Kenco Millicano’ campaign for […]

Promotion for Cork based EMC boss

6th May 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie EMC, the US multinational that employs more than 3,000 people in Ireland, has announced that company executive, Bob Savage, will now lead EMC’s Centre of Excellence (COE) operations across Europe, Middle East and Africa. In his new role, Savage will oversee two key strategic COEs in Russia and […]

[Audio] New CEO for Cork Business Association

3rd May 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Cork Business Association has a new C-E-O. Lawrence Owens is taking over from Donal Healy; who recently retired having served seven years. Lawrence has a long association with CBA, and has been involved with the retail trade for over 35 years: working his way up in Roches […]

[Audio] Sinn Fein ‘conference boycott’ motion finally passes

30th April 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Fein in Cork City say they have achieved a “symbolic victory” The party’s City Councillors are against what they call the conference and junket circuit where the local authority pays for elected Councillors to attend conferences across the Country, many of which are in Donegal. At every […]