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 […]

9 Cork Pharmacies competing in St Patrick’s Day themed shopfront window-dressing competition

9 Cork Pharmacies competing in St Patrick’s Day themed shopfront window-dressing competition

9 March 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Nine Cork city and county retail outlets are seeking the public’s vote to help them win the Go Green with Green Angel Skincare Challenge – a nationwide search to find Ireland’s most creative shop window. The competition challenges Green Angel stockists to produce the country’s best St Patrick’s […]

15 new jobs at Life Assurance firm ‘Acorn Life’ in Cork

15 new jobs at Life Assurance firm ‘Acorn Life’ in Cork

9 March 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Acorn Life, a 100% Irish owned Life Assurance Company providing protection, pensions, savings and investment solutions is to create 15 new jobs in Cork. The Life Assurance Company, which recently won the Deloitte Best Managed Companies (BMC) Award, say they have over 100 roles to fill nationwide – […]

Cork Restauranteur – Liam Edwards (Kinsale) – elected as president of Restaurants Association of Ireland

7 March 2017, Tuesday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Liam Edwards, proprietor of Jim Edwards Bar and Restaurant in Kinsale, is the new president of the Restaurants Association of Ireland (RAI). The appointment was announced at the organisation’s 46th Annual General Meeting and Conference at The Lodge at Ashford Castle, Cong, Co Mayo, on Monday. Speaking […]