Over 55,000 passengers to travel through Cork Airport this Bank Holiday Weekend

Over 55,000 passengers to travel through Cork Airport this Bank Holiday Weekend

1 June 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie and… New Ryanair Naples route to commence Sunday Over 55,000 passengers are expected to travel through Cork Airport, Ireland’s fastest growing and most punctual airport, this June Bank Holiday Weekend. Up 10% over the same period last year, Cork Airport welcomes Ryanair’s new service to Naples, Italy this […]

Cork software company ‘Poppulo’ creates 125 jobs

Cork software company ‘Poppulo’ creates 125 jobs

19 May 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The employee communications software company Poppulo is to create 125 jobs in Ireland to support its international expansion. The jobs in the Cork-based company will be mainly high-tech engineering and R&D roles and there will also be sales and marketing positions. The expansion is supported by the Department […]

VIDEO: What connection did JOHNNY CASH have to Cork?

VIDEO: What connection did JOHNNY CASH have to Cork?

17 May 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie There is a long history of American’s singing about Ye Olde Ireland (e.g. Bing Crosby) but did you know Johnny Cash not only sang about Ireland, he went so far as to actually write about the Emerald Isle which mentions Skibbereen and Cork! The song was called ‘Forty […]

IRELAND’s HOUSING CRISIS: high rents and low supply

IRELAND’s HOUSING CRISIS: high rents and low supply

13 May 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie There were just 2,700 homes available to rent nationwide on May 1st, the lowest total ever recorded in a series dating back to 2006, according to the latest quarterly Rental Report by Daft.ie. With tight supply, listed rents rose again in all 54 markets covered in the report. […]

Ireland’s largest free maritime celebration moves from Galway to Cork

Ireland’s largest free maritime celebration moves from Galway to Cork

7 May 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie SeaFest, Ireland’s largest free family-friendly maritime celebration, unveils its exciting 2019 programme today for Cork, with over 100 events taking place from 7 – 9 June. An estimated 100,000 visitors are expected at the Port of Cork in Cork City for SeaFest 2019, with the line-up to include […]

Minister needs to confirm start date for Dunkettle upgrade – McGrath

Minister needs to confirm start date for Dunkettle upgrade – McGrath

6 May 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Cork South Central TD Michael McGrath has called on the Transport Minister Shane Ross to confirm on behalf of the government when the main construction contract will be awarded for the upgrade of the Dunkettle interchange and to set a date for the start of the […]