EAST CORK: €1.7 million investment in Youghal

EAST CORK: €1.7 million investment in Youghal

26 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Youghal is set for another boost to its tourism offering as works get underway on the extension of the current 400-metre boardwalk at Claycastle beach onto Redbarn. The contract for the works, with a total value of €1.7 million, was the first undertaking of newly elected Mayor of […]

€80 million deal: Danish biotech/pharma firm buys Cork producer of ‘Alflorex’ food supplements

€80 million deal: Danish biotech/pharma firm buys Cork producer of ‘Alflorex’ food supplements

25 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Novozymes acquires Cork based PrecisionBiotics Group to advance its business within human health Novozymes announced that it has acquired PrecisionBiotics Group Limited. Based in the Cork Airport Business Park, PrecisionBiotics Group holds a leading position within probiotics for human gut health and is well-positioned with several clinically backed products […]

Who in Cork has just won the €6.9 million Lotto jackpot?

Who in Cork has just won the €6.9 million Lotto jackpot?

21 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Bumper night of Lotto prize winners as Dubliner scoops Lotto Plus 2 top prize of €250,000 Lotto fever is set to hit Co. Cork today as the National Lottery has confirmed that last night’s Lotto jackpot worth a massive €6,993,904 was won by a lucky player in the […]

Cork Fianna Fail TD supports coalition with Fine Gael and Green

Cork Fianna Fail TD supports coalition with Fine Gael and Green

19 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Moynihan welcomes commitment on pensions in draft Programme for Government Fáil TD for Cork North West Michael Moynihan has welcomed the commitment in the Programme for Government to maintain the state pension age at 66. Deputy Moynihan said, “The Programme for Government gives an assurance that the State […]

Poles apart, but similar: Ireland and New Zealand

Poles apart, but similar: Ireland and New Zealand

15 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ireland in the very north-west of Europe while New Zealand is in South East Oceania. Both Ireland and New Zealand are island nations, located on opposite sides of the planet. What do they have in Common? The English language, similar scenery, similar Agriculture, and roughly the same population. […]

Buy a castle in Cork, Ireland for just €95,000 ($105,500)

Buy a castle in Cork, Ireland for just €95,000 ($105,500)

1 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie FOR SALE: ‘Castle Curious’, Doonawanly, near Wallstown, Castletownroche, County Cork, Ireland If you’ve always wanted to own a castle there here is your chance, and as a bonus, it also borders a river, which adds the fantasy setting, but don’t get too excited because the’castle’ is a ruin. […]

Essential oils create essential jobs as doTERRA announces 100 positions at Blarney Business Park, Cork

Essential oils create essential jobs as doTERRA announces 100 positions at Blarney Business Park, Cork

30 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Construction of the facility began in October 2019 doTERRA (“the world leader in essential oils and wellness products”) is set to create up to 100 new jobs in the northern suburbs of Cork City over the next three years with the opening of the company’s first manufacturing facility […]

COMMUNITY SPIRIT: Farranree and Fairhill voluntary groups excel during COVID19

COMMUNITY SPIRIT: Farranree and Fairhill voluntary groups excel during COVID19

30 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Farranree and Fairhill local community and voluntary groups are hard at work for their community. Working alongside the Cork City Community Response Forum (CRF), local heroes are continuing to work around the clock to ensure everyone is well looked after. Some recent highlights include: The Springboard project have […]

JOBS, JOBS, JOBS: Young people cannot get jobs due to COVID-19 related economic slow down

JOBS, JOBS, JOBS: Young people cannot get jobs due to COVID-19 related economic slow down

19 May 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ireland’s young people must not become the long term losers of the lockdown, a Cork Fine Gael TD has said. Deputy Colm Burke (former Cllr, Lord Mayor, and Senator – an impressive CV) has called for targeted job activation measures for young people and wage support for employers […]

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