BUSINESS: @NetworkCork webinar on growth includes @westcorkeggs as guest speaker

BUSINESS: @NetworkCork webinar on growth includes @westcorkeggs as guest speaker

31 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A webinar aimed at helping Irish businesses grow in 2021 is the focus of the Network Ireland Cork event on Wednesday, 3 February. Future Proof Your Career & Business will feature guest speakers Allana Brown of Allana Brown Consultancy and Caroline Murphy of West Cork Eggs, who will […]

POLITICS: Arcadia Group retail workers MUST receive fair redundancy package says TD @DonnchadhOL

POLITICS: Arcadia Group retail workers MUST receive fair redundancy package says TD @DonnchadhOL

29 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Workers need to be treated honourably Sinn Féin TD for Cork South Central, Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire, has said that government must ensure that retail workers in the Arcadia Group have their collective agreement honoured and that they receive a fair redundancy package. The call comes amid reports that […]

New operator for Café Bar at Triskel Arts Centre in Cork City Centre #ThingsToDoInCork #LifeAfterCOVID

New operator for Café Bar at Triskel Arts Centre in Cork City Centre #ThingsToDoInCork #LifeAfterCOVID

29 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Triskel are delighted to announce that Brook Foods won the tender to run their popular and vibrant Café Bar (previously Scrypt Café Bar). The facility encompasses the café and external courtyard and is intended to provide catering services to patrons, artists and tenants as well as servicing cinema, […]

Michelin Guide ‘Bib Gourmand’ award for trendy Cork seafood bistro

26 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Goldie fish restaurant at 128 Oliver Plunkett Street in Cork city centre has netted one of only four new Bib Gourmand accolades to be awarded to restaurants in Ireland at this year’s Michelin Awards 2021. Bib Gourmand is different from the typical ‘Michelin star’, it is […]

BUSINESS NEWS: Free training course for women only reports 85% increase in demand

BUSINESS NEWS: Free training course for women only reports 85% increase in demand

26 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Partnership urges applicants to apply early for next round of online courses A course by Cork City Partnership, aimed at women working in the home in Cork City & environs, has proved to be a real success during lockdown. Applications for “Growing Your Potential”, which moved […]

529 vacant homes brought back into use in Cork

529 vacant homes brought back into use in Cork

25 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie €56.4m spent to bring 3,607 vacant homes back into social housing stock across the country The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien TD, has greatly welcomed the fact that the 2020 Voids Stimulus Programme has exceeded targets with 2,565 social homes refurbished and brought back […]

How to start a Virtual workplace choir

How to start a Virtual workplace choir

23 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork International Choral Festival is calling on Cork based companies and businesses around Ireland to connect with their staff and teams during Covid through the uplifting medium of music. The new ‘Choirworks’ programme devised for the 2021 Cork International Choral Festival offers workplace colleagues around the country and […]

VIDEO: @CorkChamber wants a Motorway linking Cork and Limerick

VIDEO: @CorkChamber wants a Motorway linking Cork and Limerick

20 January 2021 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Both Cork Chamber and Limerick Chamber have welcomed the opportunity to make submissions to the N/M20 Cork to Limerick Improvement Scheme public consultation, currently at options selection stage. Paula Cogan, President of Cork Chamber commented, “We are committed to seeing a comprehensive upgrade to the N/M20 transport corridor […]

Irish headquartered multinational @JohnsonControls wins at IoT Breakthrough Awards #FDI

Irish headquartered multinational @JohnsonControls wins at IoT Breakthrough Awards #FDI

15 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Johnson Controls International plc is an American Irish-domiciled multinational conglomerate headquartered in Albert Quay, Cork, Ireland that produces fire, HVAC, and security equipment for buildings. It employs around 105,000 people in around 2,000 locations globally. The firm has just been awarded the title of “IoT Partner Ecosystem of the […]

Increase in people cycling in Cork #Evidence

Increase in people cycling in Cork #Evidence

11 January 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork Cycling Campaign have data showing “massive growth” in the number of people cycling in the Cork metro region over the last year. The cycling group is working with Strava Metro, whose dataset provides the largest collection of active travel (walking and cycling) information in the world. The […]

Ireland is great for making laws… but enforcement is another story… the latest example is dog theft

Ireland is great for making laws… but enforcement is another story… the latest example is dog theft

8 January 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Reacting to the news this week that the government are looking at introducing new laws to address dog theft, Sinn Féin TD Thomas Gould said their poor track record on implementing existing laws shows that new measures are useless if not enforced. Teachta Gould said: “Dog theft is […]