New placemaking fund launched to enhance Cork city centre for residents, visitors and business

Street art, greening projects, parklets, creative seating, atmospheric lighting and new unique events are just some of the projects which could be supported under the City Council’s new City Centre Placemaking Fund. Tobin street, Cork City The aim of this initiative is to support projects which will enhance, improve, and enliven people’s experience of Cork…

Leading economist Jim Power briefed a full to capacity breakfast briefing in Kinsale in December

Irish Economist, Jim Power, giving an economic forecast for 2019, at the Fitzgerald & Partners Business Lunch at the Blue Haven Hotel, Kinsale, Co. Cork. Leading economist Jim Power briefed a full to capacity breakfast briefing in Kinsale in December organised by accountants Fitzgerald & Partners. The event was attended by leading stakeholders in the…

“AMAZON” FOR ENERGY SUPPLIES LAUNCHES IN IRELAND CREATING 20 JOBS WITH €1 MILLION INVESTMENT

Pictured are Andrew Salerno, Global Marketing Director for Sea Box Inc and Patrick Hogan, Managing Director of Sea Box Energy. The Sea Box Group, a leading modular and offsite heating solutions provider has launched two online ecommerce companies in Ireland. They will be based from Cork and will create 20 jobs over the coming years.…

An investment in your mind and body – Ireland’s unique residential farm retrEAT returns for 2019

Photo courtesy of Donal O’ Leary Escaping the stresses and strains of a 21st century lifestyle is a challenge for all of us.  Just coping with life’s daily demands and expectations takes its toll, and even the most experienced and seasoned professionals need to recharge their body’s batteries. Nobody knows this better than former garda Patrick Mulcahy,…

House Prices rise by 6% in Cork City – Daft.ie House Price Report Q4 2018

Housing prices nationally rose by 5.5% during 2018, according to the latest House Price Report released today by Ireland’s No.1 property website, daft.ie. The average price nationwide in the final quarter of the year was €254,000, down 1.1% on the figure for the third quarter. The annual increase of 5.5% (€241,000 was the average asking price…

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr. Simon Coveney, T.D., has announced 822,000 Irish passports issued in 2018

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr. Simon Coveney, T.D., has announced that the Passport Service has reached yet another record-breaking year, with over 822,000 Irish passports issued. These figures are similar to 2017 figures and, during peak periods, more than 6,500 applications were submitted in a single day. The award-winning Online…

THOUSANDS OF HOLIDAYMAKERS EXPECTED AT THE CORK INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL FAIR

The Cork International Travel Fair in association with Cork Airport will take place once again at the Cork International Hotel on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd of February. Now in its third year, the Cork International Travel Fair will see more than 3,000 people availing of special offers and learning about new holiday destinations from…