Hovione celebrates in Cork its 60th Anniversary

Hovione celebrates today its 60thAnniversary in its site in Cork. Hovione is a pharmaceutical company dedicated to helping pharmaceutical customers bring new and off-patent drugs to market.  Hovione was established in Portugal in 1959 and today employs over 1,750 people worldwide.  The Cork site was established ten years ago and currently employs over 210 full time team…

David Looney – Alpha Wealth “It can be hard to strike a balance between being ambitious and being happy with what you have”.

        Tell us about yourself, your company, and job profile? I work as the Senior Financial Advisor for Alpha Wealth here in Little Island. I’m from Cork originally and have worked in financial services here for about 6 years. At Alpha Wealth, we are an independent financial planning company and to put…

CLLR O’ FLYNN CALLS ON PUBLIC ACCOUNTS COMMITTEE TO LAUNCH AN IMMEDIATE INVESTIGATION INTO CORK COUNTY COUNCIL AND ITS EXECUTIVE FOR THE WASTE OF UP TO €50M OF TAX PAYERS MONEY

Cllr. Ken O’ Flynn has confirmed that he has written to the Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Deputy Seán Fleming TD asking him to launch an immediate investigation into Cork County Council and its Executive over the spending of up to €50m of tax payers money on the Bottlehill super dump.   “Now…

Minister Bruton Launches New Scheme for On- Street Charge Points for Electric Vehicles

1,000 Extra Charge Points to be Supported over the Next 5 Years  Government takes measures to combat ‘range-anxiety’ The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton T.D. today (Monday 26th August) announced funding to support the rollout by local authorities of up to 1,000 on-street public charge points for electric vehicles over the next…

Cork scoops five in Retail Excellence Ireland’s top 100 stores, from almost 700 entries

We are lovers of retail here at Business Cork and we know that Cork is a top spot for retail. The city centre is full of charm and wonderful places to eat.   Five Cork city centre stores have been selected in Retail Excellence Ireland’s top 100 stores, from almost 700 entries.  It recognises their superior…

Brian McEvoy on ‘moving made easy’ with Aaltonen International Moving & Storage

Aaltonen International Moving & Storage is the longest serving family run moving company in Cork with over 40 years’ experience dealing with projects of all sizes. Founded by the exuberant Andy McEvoy, the company is now run by Andy’s son and daughter, Brian and Kim. We caught up with Brian to hear about the business,…

MURPHY’S CORK OYSTER AND SEAFOOD FESTIVAL TO PROVIDE ECONOMIC BOOST LOCALLY 

ONE OF IRELAND’S FASTEST GROWING FESTIVALS IS OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED The official launch of the Murphy’s Cork Oyster and Seafood Festival 2019, in association with Failte Ireland and “Taste the Island” will take place today (Friday, 23rd Aug). This is the biggest ever Murphy’s Cork Oyster and Seafood Festival. Murphy’s are the title sponsor for the…