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 […]

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 […]

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