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20 November 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@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... Read More
19 November 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@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... Read More
18 November 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@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... Read More
18 November 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@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... Read More
16 November 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@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... Read More
16 November 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@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,... Read More
16 November 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@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... Read More
14 November 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@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... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More