Alcohol is good (for economy) says industry

Alcohol is good (for economy) says industry

23 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan It’s easy to criticise the drinks industry, but what Irishman or woman did not work in a pub at some stage? This week local small business owners in the hospitality industry are enthusiastically asking the people of Cork to “Support Your Local” and choose a trip to their […]

Mater Private Cork to Sponsor Men’s 800m

Mater Private Cork to Sponsor Men’s 800m

20 June 2015 By David O’Sulllivan david@TheCork.ie This year’s Cork City Sports International Athletics Meet will be the 64th. The event will take place on 7 July. Mater Private Cork have announced sponsorship for the 800m men’s race. Anna Fitzgerald CEO, Mater Private Cork, said “we are delighted to sponsor the men’s 800m race at […]

Think Visual CEO Naomi Fein to speak to UK trade delegation

Think Visual CEO Naomi Fein to speak to UK trade delegation

17 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Are you a Cork business looking to export your product or service to the UK? A trade delegation from the UK Midlands will visit Cork next week, and the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) at Cork Chamber is offering SMEs the opportunity to make connections. Enterprise Europe Network helps […]

Derval O’Rourke has a message for non-profits

Derval O’Rourke has a message for non-profits

17 June 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Olympic athlete Derval O’Rourke today called on Cork voluntary and non-profit organisations to apply for funding before the June 29th deadline. €125,000 is available from the Coca-Cola Thank You Fund for projects that reflect new ideas to get people more active, more often. Above: Pic: Derval O’Rourke and […]

RTE partners with Cork Film Festival

RTE partners with Cork Film Festival

17 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The Cork Film Festival has announced details of an extensive partnership with RTÉ, as it marks its 60th anniversary this year. This partnership is the biggest festival association between RTÉ and Cork City. As principal partner, RTÉ will work with the festival to raise its profile across RTÉ […]

EDITORIAL: Cork elects first Sinn Féin Lord Mayor in 90 years

EDITORIAL: Cork elects first Sinn Féin Lord Mayor in 90 years

14 June 2015, Sunday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie http://twitter.com/david_osullivan I remember well the negotiations last year (2014) over who would become Lord Mayor of Cork City. Talks, and more talks At the time – as a Journalist – I was contacted by many candidates looking to provide statesman like quotes in order to bolster their […]

VIDEO: Well known Corkman reaches settlement before Employment Appeals Tribunal hearing

VIDEO: Well known Corkman reaches settlement before Employment Appeals Tribunal hearing

4 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Above: File photo of Mick Hannigan The former CEO of Cork Film Festival has said he is pleased his unfair dismissal case against his former employer was settled yesterday. Mick Hannigan, was director of the festival from 1986, and CEO from 2009. However, in March 2013 Mick Hannigan […]