VIDEO: To Russia with Love – Cork Hoteliers travel to Moscow – to promote Cork tourism

VIDEO: To Russia with Love – Cork Hoteliers travel to Moscow – to promote Cork tourism

20 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A small delegation of Irish tourism businesses, including Hayfield Manor, travelled to Moscow recently, to take part in sales mission – in a bid to grow Ireland’s share of the emerging Russian tourism market. The three-day sales mission – organised by GoodCause Travel and supported by Tourism Ireland […]

Cork Minister wants better rights for Migrant fishing workers

Cork Minister wants better rights for Migrant fishing workers

19 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork’s only senior Minister is Carrigaline based Simon Coveney TD. He serves as Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine. Minister Coveney has welcomed agreement reached at today’s Task Force meeting on a new system for migrant workers in the fishing industry. The Minister, who also chaired the […]

Global business opportunities open up for Cork City SMEs through the Enterprise Europe Network

Global business opportunities open up for Cork City SMEs through the Enterprise Europe Network

18 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The 31 Local Enterprise Offices have announced a new partnership with Enterprise Europe Network (EEN), the world’s largest support network for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises. Through Local Enterprise Office, Cork City, this will mean free access for Cork City client companies to Europe’s largest database with up to […]

Santa opens Cork office in run-up to Christmas

18 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Elves arrive in County Cork to get ready for Christmas Deliveries in Europe Santa Claus has announced the opening of a North Pole Outpost located in East Cork. Fit out work is underway, and licences are being arranged. On 29 November Santa’s helpers will open the doors of […]

Paschal Sheehy launches 2015 Christmas Cracker Charity cycle

Paschal Sheehy launches 2015 Christmas Cracker Charity cycle

16 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie RTE’s Southern Editor Paschal Sheehy unveiled details of the 2015 edition of the annual Christmas Cracker Charity Cycle at a photo-call in the Friends of Marymount shop on Friday, Nov. 13th. The shop is located on Cork’s Oliver Plunkett St. – recently voted the best street in Ireland […]

How to have speed limits reviewed in Co Cork?

How to have speed limits reviewed in Co Cork?

16 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie West Cork Sinn Fein Cllr Paul Hayes is calling on the public to contact the Council to highlight roads they feel need their speed limit reviewed. Road safety and in particular the dangers of speeding drivers are a constant concern for road users. Many of the accidents on […]

Cork TD says Mortgage to Rent scheme is failing

Cork TD says Mortgage to Rent scheme is failing

16 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie As thousands await repossession, just 119 Mortgage to Rents approved As thousands of family homes are in the pipeline for repossession, a paltry 119 Mortgage-to-Rent transactions have been approved nationally so far, according to data released to Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath. Deputy McGrath stated, “In […]

Cork Convention Bureau staff travel to California to promote Cork

Cork Convention Bureau staff travel to California to promote Cork

16 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork means business in California! B2B events connect Irish companies with US business tourism buyers Cork Convention Bureau joined seven other Irish tourism businesses in California this week, to take part in ‘Meet in Ireland’ events in Los Angeles and San Francisco – aimed at growing business tourism from […]

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 […]