Cork based EU Minister meets British counterpart

Cork based EU Minister meets British counterpart

23 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Minister for European Affairs and Data Protection Dara Murphy T.D., today met with his British counterpart, Minister for Europe, David Lidington MP. The two Ministers discussed the EU-UK relationship, in the context of the ongoing negotiations that the British are undertaking with the EU institutions in advance of […]

Isaacs Restaurant wins award

Isaacs Restaurant wins award

22 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie When people think “Award Winning Restautant” they tend to think: Kinsale, or certain parts of Cork City, but no one ever thinks of Mac Curtain Street, but think again! Isaacs have won another award. ‘Georgina Campbell’s Ireland’ has just announced their top recommendations for the best places to […]

“The Darker side of HR” – discussed at UCC CIPD talk

“The Darker side of HR” – discussed at UCC CIPD talk

22 October 2015 By  Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The CIPD is the professional body for HR. The Southern Region of Ireland recently held a thought provoking talk in UCC. “Different!” “Fascinating!” “Food-for-thought!” “Provocative!” and “Quirky!” were words used to describe the event entitled “The Darker Side of HR”. MC Charlie Dolan interviewed Dr. Clíodhna MacKenzie on […]

Cork wine company expands

Cork wine company expands

22 October 2014 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork wine company Curious Wines, run by brothers Mike Kane and Matt Kane and who opened their second wine warehouse in Kildare in 2014, are expanding again. After five years in the Kinsale Road Commercial Centre, the company recently completed a move just around the corner to larger, […]

Labour TD Ciaran Lynch welcomes Pivotal tech jobs in Cork

Labour TD Ciaran Lynch welcomes Pivotal tech jobs in Cork

21 October 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Labour TD in Cork South Central Ciaran Lynch has welcomed the announcement by US technology company Pivotal that it is expanding its operations in Ireland with an investment of €100 million over the next five years. It means 40 more jobs at its Cork facility at City Gate, […]

Graduation ceremony for 23 courses at Cork Training Centre

Graduation ceremony for 23 courses at Cork Training Centre

19 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork Training Centre (CTC) recently presented more than 450 certificates to learners graduating from across 23 training courses including Life Sciences, Beauty Therapy, I.T. Maintenance, Warehouse Operations, Security and Computer Literacy. Approximately 5000 people train, retrain or upskill each year at the Cork Training Centre either in its […]

Cork based Tyndall Institute announce new capsule

Cork based Tyndall Institute announce new capsule

19 October 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie What is it? A sensor capsule developed in Ireland is set to radically improve the efficient production and quality of biopharmaceutical therapies, benefiting Ireland’s growing biopharmaceutical industry and breakthrough medicines of the future. Tell me more Tyndall National Institute, Cork, and the National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and […]

Cork needs consistent Tourism marketing brand

Cork needs consistent Tourism marketing brand

16 October 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fine Gael TD for Cork South Central, Jerry Buttimer, has said that a dedicated tourism brand needs to be developed to promote and sell Cork. Deputy Buttimer was commenting following the announcement of a similar initiative for Dublin. “I’m now asking the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, […]