Chambers Ireland recognise excellence of Cork County Council

Chambers Ireland recognise excellence of Cork County Council

14 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork County Council picked up two accolades at the Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government 2015 Awards ceremony in Dublin (Thursday 12th November 2015) The Sustainable Environment Award went to Cork County Hall Campus Beyond 2020 and the Outstanding Customer Service went to Your Good Self: Cork’s Positive […]

Sinn Féin comments on resignation of Glanmire based Cork County Cllr Ger Keohane

Sinn Féin comments on resignation of Glanmire based Cork County Cllr Ger Keohane

14 November 2015 By Elaine Murphy elain@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin has responded to the resignation of Councillor Ger Keohane. A party spokesperson said; “We are disappointed that Councillor Keohane has decided to leave Sinn Féin. “He was a valued member of our team on Cork County Council. “We are particularly surprised given the fact that he […]

Rates break for highly profitable businesses while services suffer – Cllr Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

Rates break for highly profitable businesses while services suffer – Cllr Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

11 November 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin County Councillor Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire has hit out at the Government for allowing a substantial hit to the Budgets of Local Authorities, due to the significant downward valuation of utilities, including many private and profitable companies. This has had the effect of reducing the contribution by […]

Cork Convention Bureau promote Cork as business destination to German audience

Cork Convention Bureau promote Cork as business destination to German audience

11 November 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Cork Convention Bureau, along with seventeen (17) other Irish tourism businesses, took part in a ‘Meet in Ireland’ workshop and networking event in Munich – to highlight the island of Ireland as a world-class conference and business tourism destination. At the event, the Irish delegation had the […]

Former Musgrave boss receives award from Cork Chamber of Commerce

Former Musgrave boss receives award from Cork Chamber of Commerce

10th November 2015, 8pm By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie ‘Outstanding Achievement in Business’ awarded to Hugh Mackeown, Musgrave Group Former Managing Director, Chief Executive and Chairman of the Musgrave Group, Hugh Mackeown, was presented with an Outstanding Achievement in Business Award at Cork Chamber’s Dublin Dinner, held in partnership with EY at the DoubleTree Hilton Hotel […]

Carrigaline Minister congratulates Haulboline Naval crew

Carrigaline Minister congratulates Haulboline Naval crew

9 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney, T.D., in the course of a visit to Malta today, visited L.É. Samuel Beckett currently deployed in the Mediterranean on humanitarian search and rescue operations. Earlier in the day, the Minister met with EU Commissioner Karmenu Vella to discuss key issues in […]

Cork economy is recovering – says Govt TD

Cork economy is recovering – says Govt TD

9 November 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork South Central Labour Party TD Ciarán Lynch has welcomed the findings of a Retail Ireland report today, which shows that retailers are set to have the best Christmas period since 2008. Deputy Lynch commented: “The findings of the Retail Ireland report are extremely positive for the retail […]

Cork County Councillors vote yes for local authority budget

Cork County Councillors vote yes for local authority budget

9 November 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.,ie Members of Cork County Council have voted by a substantial majority, 42 votes in favour with eight against, to adopt the Annual Budget 2016. Not since 2008 have commercial rates levied by Cork County Council been increased and the adoption yesterday by Council of the Annual Budget for […]

Carrigaline Macra to host annual Agri Conference with Minister Simon Coveney

Carrigaline Macra to host annual Agri Conference with Minister Simon Coveney

9 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Carrigaline Macra na Feirme will hold their Annual agricultural conference again this year on Monday 23rd November in the Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork from 7pm. Speakers: Garda Seargant Ian O’Callaghan – Crime Prevention Officer West Cork, Jim Woulfe – CEO of Dairygold Joe Burke – Beef & Livestock […]