New Control Centre at Cork Airport

New Control Centre at Cork Airport

26 March 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Airport, Ireland’s fastest growing and most punctual airport, today opened a new Airport Control Centre (ACC) and purpose-built office suite following a further significant investment in the airport by daa. The two new facilities were officially opened this morning by An Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs […]

SOCIAL PICS: Cork Institute of Technology holds Faculty of Business & Humanities Alumni Awards

SOCIAL PICS: Cork Institute of Technology holds Faculty of Business & Humanities Alumni Awards

21 March 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Social PicsPhotographer Darragh Kane was at the event. Attendees included Rugby’s Donncha O’Callaghan. Dr Noel Murray, Head of Dept Tourism and Hospitality, Dr Breda Kenny, Head of the Hincks Centre for Entrepreneurship Excellence and Don Crowley, Head of Department of Organisation & Professional Development at the Cork Institute of […]

CORK: Aldi Grange (Douglas) fundraise for Marymount

CORK: Aldi Grange (Douglas) fundraise for Marymount

21 March 2019 By Byran Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Marymount University Hospital and Hospice one of the hundreds of organisations to benefit from Aldi’s Community Grants Programme Marymount University Hospital and Hospice is the latest organisation to benefit from Aldi’s Community Grants programme. Aldi’s Grange store staff have awarded Marymount University Hospital and Hospice a €500 grant […]

Cork County Council visits Tourism Ireland in New York

Cork County Council visits Tourism Ireland in New York

15 March 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Representatives of Cork County Council, who are in New York for the St Patrick’s Day period, met with senior executives from Tourism Ireland today (Friday, 15 March). They were briefed on Tourism Ireland’s extensive promotional programme in the United States for 2019, which is in full swing right […]

University College Cork to launch LGBT+ allies scheme for staff

University College Cork to launch LGBT+ allies scheme for staff

4 March 2019, Monday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Hurling legend Dónal Óg Cusack will launch the UCC LGBT+ Staff Network-led initiative, which invites all staff to support gender and sexual diversity, on Thursday. As part of the voluntary initiative, staff will be encouraged to wear the new UCC Rainbow Alliance lanyards and pin badges as […]

FARM inspections need major reform – says Cork MEP

FARM inspections need major reform – says Cork MEP

25 February 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has said that farmers are being driven out of business by over zealous and unaccountable inspectors. The Ireland South MEP said the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) must include substantial reform of the current inspection system which is unfair and needlessly aggressive. […]

Nominations open for Cork County Mayor’s Community Awards Scheme 2019

Nominations open for Cork County Mayor’s Community Awards Scheme 2019

24 February 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Now in its 7th year, the Cork County Mayor’s Community Awards Scheme was introduced to acknowledge publicly the work of volunteers and to recognise communities working in partnership with the local authority and other agencies to better our communities. Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Patrick Gerard […]

TOURISM SEMINAR: ‘Visit Cork’ (promoter of ‘Pure Cork’ and ‘Cork Convention Bureau’) to host seminar at Vienna Woods

TOURISM SEMINAR: ‘Visit Cork’ (promoter of ‘Pure Cork’ and ‘Cork Convention Bureau’) to host seminar at Vienna Woods

23 February 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Visit Cork is a public-private partnership that promotes Cork as a destination for leisure (Pure Cork) and business tourism (Cork Convention Bureau), is hosting a briefing seminar for those involved in the tourism industry on Wednesday 27 February at Vienna Woods Hotel, Glanmire. Anyone with an interest in […]

Cork Airport Hosts Top European Aviation Forum

Cork Airport Hosts Top European Aviation Forum

21 February 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork Airport, Ireland’s second busiest and best connected international airport, is to host the top communications specialists from some of Europe’s largest airports this week at the Airports Council International (ACI) Europe Digital Communications Forum. Brexit and its implications for air travellers will be among the topics to […]

Cork Airport WILL continue to grow

Cork Airport WILL continue to grow

20 February 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Airport plans to outperform all other airports in Ireland in 2019 as it achieves its fourth consecutive year of growth. This is according to a briefing note from the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) which was seen by Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune. The note said that the […]