Fyffes seeks Cork graduates – jobs like these don’t grow on trees

23 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Tropical fruit importer Fyffes is calling on Cork graduates interested pursuing a career in agriculture, horticulture, agribusiness, agri-technology, engineering or forestry to visit their stand at the forthcoming Agri Careers Fair being held at the RDS on March 30th. Currently, the company is seeking applicants for its 2017 […]

Top Cork Restaurants announced at Irish Restaurant Awards in Stand Hotel Limerick

22 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The third of four regional finals in this year’s Irish Restaurant Awards took place in the Limerick Strand Hotel last night where 60 awards were presented to the country’s leading chefs, restaurants and pubs. Over 600 people attended the Munster Regional Final on Tuesday evening where the top […]

65 cruise ships will visit Port of Cork in 2017 cruise season

65 cruise ships will visit Port of Cork in 2017 cruise season

18 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Saga Cruises’ MV Saga Pearl 2 will start the Port of Cork’s cruise liner season on 20th March, the first of 65 calls expected to visit Cork this season. Seven new liners will call this season on their maiden call, while Princess Cruises’ MV Caribbean Princess carrying 3,500 […]

Cork County Council St Patricks Day delegation visits New York to promote tourism

17 March 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@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 in New York yesterday (16 March). They were briefed on Tourism Ireland’s extensive promotional programme for 2017, which is in full swing right now. Tourism […]

Ripoff St Patricks Day prices are damaging Irish tourism – warns Cork politician

16 March 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Don’t kill geese that lay golden eggs – Clunes plea to tourism providers in Cork Ireland South MEP pleads with tourism providers in Cork not to increase prices ahead of the tourist season which kicks off on St Patrick’s Day Ireland South MEP and member of the EU […]

Cork Postmasters protest at Dublin GPO to resist Post Office closures

14 March 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Postmasters’ Union to mount a national campaign to ‘save post offices’ and plan Dáil rally for April Postmasters protested outside the GPO today saying that they will resist any Post Office closures driven by An Post, and are to mobilise a national campaign to support communities and […]

Cork business leaders help Homeless

13 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie In an effort to help address the homeless crisis in Cork, business leaders are joining forces to raise funds at the Annual Cork Simon Fundraising Ball. The Cork Simon Ball, sponsored by Heineken Ireland, will take place on Friday, 31 March at the Fota Island Resort. The event, now […]

Cork can be an ‘global international financial services’ centre – says Chamber of Commerce

Cork can be an ‘global international financial services’ centre – says Chamber of Commerce

10 March 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork’s global international financial services (IFS) solution highlighted in Boston and New York Ireland is recognised as a global international financial services hub, and Cork offers a high-quality solution within the overall national IFS 2020 strategy. This week, Cork’s strengths as an investment location for International Financial Services […]

Cork TD – FF Leader Micheál Martin – meets 7 EU Prime Ministers and Euro Parliament Chief Brexit Negotiator in Brussels

9 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Stresses need for Special Economic Status for NI and continuation of CTA Fianna Fáil Leader, Micheál Martin has said that there is a strong consensus among the seven liberal Prime Ministers, and leaders of ALDE parties, that the negative effects of Brexit must be mitigated against. Deputy Martin […]

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