N28 Ringaskiddy upgrade vital for Cork’s future – Ibec

N28 Ringaskiddy upgrade vital for Cork’s future – Ibec

30 November 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, has said that the progression of key infrastructure projects is vital for Cork’s future and to enhance growth and job opportunities in the region. The group today met with senior management from Cork County Council to discuss a range of policy […]

New savings for Bus Éireann customers in Co Cork – Extension of Green Zone to some boundary towns in west, north & east Cork

New savings for Bus Éireann customers in Co Cork – Extension of Green Zone to some boundary towns in west, north & east Cork

29 November 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Bus Éireann customers commuting from towns such as Bandon, Fermoy and Mallow are set to benefit with new lower LeapCard fares and more flexible ticket types. The National Transport Authority (NTA) recently announced the introduction of a new Leap Green Zone for customers in Cork, and these fare […]

University take over former Bank Building in Cork City

University take over former Bank Building in Cork City

27 November 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie An Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney TD officially opened the University College Cork Centre for Executive Education at 1 Lapp’s Quay in Cork today (Monday). The landmark building in the heart of the city will house Cork University Business School (CUBS) and Irish Management Institute […]

Leading Australian travel insurer establishes European headquarters in Cork as part of expansion strategy

Leading Australian travel insurer establishes European headquarters in Cork as part of expansion strategy

27 November 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Australian travel insurer, World Nomads Group (WNG), today announced the launch of its European operations and headquarters in Cork. The new Cork-based operation will directly manage the company’s European travel insurance business with the establishment of a Managing General Agency (MGA) in Ireland. WNG is part of the […]

ELECTION POSTERS: Cork needs to follow good example of Galway City Council

ELECTION POSTERS: Cork needs to follow good example of Galway City Council

16 November 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork have called on the two local authorities in Cork to follow Galway City Council in exploring ways to limit election posters. On Monday, Galway City Council voted to develop a law that would prohibit election posters in the city, with the motion noting […]

SHOP IN CORK CITY CENTRE: ‘Click and collect’ from an English Market Butchers

SHOP IN CORK CITY CENTRE: ‘Click and collect’ from an English Market Butchers

15 November 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie As of this month, customers of O’Mahony’s at the Market, a 44-year-old butcher shop inside the English Market, will be able to preorder certain products through the company’s brand new website which features ‘click & collect’ capability. Manager Eoin O’Mahony believes the new website will offer a quicker, […]