Network Ireland West Cork to Launch Business Woman of the Year 2019 Awards in Bandon

L – R: Maeve Buckley, Branch Manager at AIB, Skibbereen, (sponsors), Caroline Murphy, Owner of West Cork Eggs and 2018 National and Regional Winner of Best Emerging Business, and Ciara Lucy, President of Network Ireland West Cork. Network Ireland West Cork will officially launch its prestigious Business Woman of the Year Awards on February 27th,…

Ortús Chamber Music Festival Various venues around Cork City and County March 1st – 3rd 2019

Two of Ireland’s most talented young musicians, violinist Mairéad Hickey and cellist, Sinéad O’Halloran are busy carving out prestigious international careers for themselves and are hugely in demand. Cork audiences are fortunate that each Spring they combine their talents to bring the Ortús Chamber Music Festival to the city and county when they perform alongside some of…

Radical operation transformation required for rental market – Threshold

–              Laissez-faire approach has failed spectacularly –              Actions needed to secure tenants’ rights and reduce rent inflation Immediate measures must be implemented across the country to strengthen tenants’ rights. That’s according to National Housing Charity, Threshold, who urges that actions are required to more effectively promote compliance among landlords and lower rent inflation. John-Mark McCafferty,…

18 YEARS ON FROM THE CORK DOCKLANDS DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY OF 2001… BY MICHAEL MULCAHY, EDITOR OF BUSINESSCORK.IE

The year is 2001 and the Cork Docklands Development Strategy sets out a new vision for the 400 acre land bank adjacent to our city. Some development happened in 2005 on Lapps Quay and then the recession hit. Some more development happened in 2016 with the opening of the impressive One Albert Quay. Other projects…

BARRY & FITZWILLIAM LAUNCH GRAHAM NORTON IRISH GIN

Graham Norton’s Own Irish Gin celebrates Graham’s West Cork Heritage, the beauty and flavours of his idyllic native county and his award-winning flair for blending perfection Arguably Ireland’s favourite West Cork native, Graham Norton has joined forces with Irelands leading independent wine and spirit company Barry & Fitzwilliam to launch his very own gin, Graham…

Cork Airport is Ireland’s most punctual airport

8 February 2019: Cork Airport is Ireland’s most punctual airport, according to new research. Global aviation analysts OAG revealed that Cork Airport topped the punctuality league for international airports in Ireland in 2018, with an on-time performance of 80.2%. Cork Airport, Ireland’s second busiest and best connected international airport, saw growth of 4% last year, serving 2.4 million passengers. The…

A new app developed with the guidance of people using mental health services in Cork was launched today

A new app developed with the guidance of people using mental health services in Cork was launched today (Friday February 8th). OPPO (which means companion or friend) is funded by Cork Kerry Community Healthcare mental health services, and aimed at people using mental health services in the North Lee area. The app was launched by…

LEHANE ENVIRONMENTAL EXPAND WITH DUBLIN OPENING

Lehane Environmental is delighted to announce that they have opened their Dublin Depot on February 4th. It will be run by the highly experienced Operations Manager, Mark Conroy who has many years’ experience in the environmental services business having run the tanker division of Thorntons. This move will enable Lehane Environmental to offer a greater level of…