Business optimism drives increased M&A activity in Munster, says Deloitte

Pictured at the Deloitte Funding and Growth Client Event at the Hayfield Manor Hotel, Cork. Photo: John Sheehan Private business optimism, increased risk appetite, enhanced market liquidity in addition to the wider uplift in macro-economic conditions are fuelling increased M&A activity in Munster, according to Deloitte. The M&A landscape in Munster and the funding options that…

Fuelling Ambition Cork 2018 – Creating More Ambitious Female Entrepreneurs & Leaders! Tickets, Wed, 11 Apr 2018 at 17:30 | Eventbrite

Enterprise Ireland and Network Ireland with The Entrepreneurs Academy Announce ‘Lead and Succeed’ Fuelling Ambition Roadshow for female entrepreneurs in Cork. Regional Elevator Pitch Competition with prize package worth over €3,000 at each event ‘Lead and Succeed’ is the theme of this year’s roadshow which aims to encourage, support and drive the ambition of female…

CORK AIRPORT WELCOMES NEW LISBON ROUTE Aer Lingus announces new year-round service to Lisbon from Cork

Cork Airport has welcomed news that Aer Lingus is to commence a new year-round Cork to Lisbon route. The new year-round service from Cork Airport to Lisbon Portela Airport, Portugal’s main international gateway, will commence 26 October 2018. It will operate twice weekly on Mondays and Fridays. Welcoming the important new route announcement by Aer…

Cork City Council, Cork Smart Gateway and Enterprise Ireland launch €70k Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Challenge to tackle graffiti

Photo: Diane Cusack Photography Cork City Council together with the Cork Smart Gateway initiative launched the €70,000 Small Business Research and Innovation (SBIR) Challenge with Enterprise Ireland today. This seed fund challenge invites applicants to deliver innovative ways to prevent and mitigate against instances of graffiti across Cork City. Through the challenge call, Cork City…

Aer Lingus’ Cork Winter Schedule 2018 reveals NEW Cork Lisbon route contributing to 25,000 extra seats

Aer Lingus today announced a brand new route for Cork as part of its winter schedule which will see Ireland’s only 4 Star airline flying from Cork to the Portuguese capital, Lisbon. Beginning 26 October 2018 and operating twice weekly year-round, Corkonians can jet off to one of Europe’s most popular cities boasting glorious sunshine,…

The Ambassador Hotel – Early Rate Available for Live at the Marquee, Book Early and Save

The Ambassador Hotel at the heart of Cork City is the perfect location for anyone wishing to experience the true essence of the wonderful City of Cork while attending the Marquee, what better hotel to stay than at the elegant newly refurbished Ambassador Hotel & Health Club, Cork. Presiding with an air of grandness from the…

RDC Dance Troupe win this month’s Talbot Collection Cork Community, Business and Sports award

The latest winner of the Talbot Collection Cork Community, Business and Sports Awards is Billie Jean Sargent’s Rhythm Dance Company and East Cork School of Performing Arts. The awards scheme is sponsored by Talbot Collection Cork along with award sponsors AIB Midleton and Ballincollig. Billie Jean herself always loved to dance and trained with the…

NEW EU FUNDED PROJECT SET TO ATTRACT MORE VISITORS TO IRISH COASTAL REGIONS

Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune welcomes Celtic Routes programme that will be beneficial to tourism for Cork, Waterford & Wexford Cork, Waterford and Wexford will benefit from a new tourism initiative called ‘Celtic Routes’ which aims to encourage and attract visitors to explore new areas of Ireland’s coast.  Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has welcomed the…

Cork Airport launches sizzling 2018 summer schedule Launch corresponds with busy Easter season at airport

Cork Airport, Ireland’s second busiest and largest airport after Dublin, today launches its 2018 summer schedule, with almost two million seats now available to over 40 destinations. The airport is forecasting a 5% growth in passenger numbers over the summer months, compared to the same period last year. The launch of the summer schedule comes…