Revenue swoop on West Cork €225,000 illegal cigarettes

Revenue swoop on West Cork €225,000 illegal cigarettes

22 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Revenue officers, with assistance from An Garda Síochana, seized 445,000 cigarettes yesterday in Cork with a retail value of approximately €222,500*. Following an indication by Harvey, Revenue’s sniffer dog, approximately 42,000 unstamped ‘NZ Slim’ cigarettes were seized at a commercial premises in Cork city by Revenue officers. The […]

Cork Regional Chambers elect Maura Hunter as Chair

Cork Regional Chambers elect Maura Hunter as Chair

18 September 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie At its Annual General Meeting held on Thursday 17th of September in Clonakilty, Cork Regional Chambers elected Ms. Maura Hunter of Mallow Chamber as Chair for the coming year. Speaking after her election Ms. Hunter expressed her thanks to outgoing Chairman Brian Curtis of Cobh and Harbour Chamber […]

50 Tech jobs announced at Asystec Ballincollig

50 Tech jobs announced at Asystec Ballincollig

18 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Minister for European Affairs and Data Protection, Dara Murphy TD, today announced the creation of 50 new highly skilled jobs over 3 years at the Data Management Solutions Company, Asystec. The Minister made the announcement at the official opening of the new Asystec Cork offices in Ballincollig, Co. […]

35 Cork Wild Atlantic Way Points receive Govt funding

35 Cork Wild Atlantic Way Points receive Govt funding

18 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring TD, today launched a new €3.5m phase of the Wild Atlantic Way with further development for the touring route’s 188 designated Discovery Points. With the intention of bringing each site to life and encouraging visitor engagement, it is […]

New tech jobs at eSentire Bishopstown

New tech jobs at eSentire Bishopstown

18 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Labour Minister for Trade Promotion, Seán Sherlock TD celebrated the opening of the new eSentire Inc. European-based headquarters and Security Operations Center (SOC) in Cork today and announced the first bursary for the Department of Computing at the Cork Institute of Technology (CIT). Speaking at the event Minister […]

Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland meets in Kinsale

Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland meets in Kinsale

18 September 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie There was solid attendance for the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland Breakfast Briefing held in conjunction with Fitzgerald & Partners at Blue haven Hotel, Kinsale this morning. The event which was attended by SMEs and business people in Kinsale and surrounding Towns received an excellent briefing by Suzanne […]

Cork based Musgrave Group now selling Car and Home insurance

Cork based Musgrave Group now selling Car and Home insurance

15 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Cork based Musgrave Group, which is behind the SuperValu and Centra franchises, has expanded into offering Car and Home insurance policies. This follows on from the launch of Travel insurance in November 2014. Listeners to RTE Radio 1 this week will have heard an advert for SuperValu […]

Former Cork County Mayor named ‘Most Stylish’

Former Cork County Mayor named ‘Most Stylish’

15 September 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Congratulations to Independent Cllr Alan Coleman and partner Yvonne O’ Mahony who have been named as Hi Magazine’s Most Stylish Couple 2015. It’s one of a number of ‘Most Stylish’ awards. The annual ceremony is associated with Tia Maria. Hi! magazine is published in Cork by well known […]

Cork parents paying up to €200 in ‘voluntary contributions’ to schools

Cork parents paying up to €200 in ‘voluntary contributions’ to schools

14 September 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Over a quarter of parents in Ireland (28%) are expected to pay more than €200 per child in primary school voluntary contributions, new research by Bytek Managed Print Specialists, in association with Epson, has revealed. As parents many struggle with the costs of sending their children to school […]

Illegal Cigarettes and Tobacco seized in Cork

Illegal Cigarettes and Tobacco seized in Cork

11 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie As part of a national intelligence led operation, Revenue seized over 111,000 cigarettes and 67.5kgs of unstamped roll-your-own tobacco yesterday (10/9/15) in Cork and Dundalk with a retail value of approximately €86,400*. Officers carried out searches, under warrant, of premises on the North side of Cork City and […]

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