FESTIVAL MAGIC IS BACK AS THE GUINNESS CORK JAZZ FESTIVAL LINE-UP IS REVEALVED

 Today, Guinness has announced that tickets are now on sale for the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival, Ireland’s first big festival in over 18 months. This October Bank Holiday Weekend, 22 – 25th Guinness Cork Jazz festival is back in Cork City. Now in its 43rd year, excitement is building as music fans will get that long-anticipated thrill…

BALLYMALOE FOODS EXPANDS IN GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND

Ballymaloe Original Relish is now available in 500 Tesco stores across Great Britain and Northern Ireland Ballymaloe Foods is growing its business in Great Britain and Northern Ireland thanks to increased demand for its products. The Cork based food company has signed a new nationwide deal with Tesco in Great Britain which sees 170 additional…

Capital Grant Scheme worth €43,000 on offer for Social Enterprises

Cork County Council is inviting organisations working to improve the lives of people across County Cork to apply for funding under the 2021 Social Enterprise Capital Grant Scheme. The scheme, which provides small grants up to a maximum of €3,000 to Social Enterprises towards the cost of capital projects, can be used for refurbishments, repairs…

RYANAIR RESTORES 100% OF CORK’S PRE-PANDEMIC TRAFFIC FOR SUMMER ’22

Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (28th Sept) announced a $200m investment in Cork Airport and a full recovery of its pre-pandemic passenger capacity with the reopening of its 2 aircraft base. This investment will bring 20 routes to Cork, including the introduction of new services to Birmingham and Edinburgh which are unserved following the collapse…

Acquisition of Lehane Environmental by Ambipar

As we continue to focus on strong, sustainable business planning, we at Lehane Environmental are delighted to announce that AMBIPAR Group has acquired Lehane Environmental & Industrial Services Ltd. The operations and people, including Martin Lehane, EHSQ Director, will remain the same, so our Clients can be assured of our continued quality service. The acquisition…

Five Cork city centre streets to be transformed into winter outdoor dining destinations thanks to Failte Ireland funding

Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Colm Kelleher has welcomed € 1.3 million in funding under Fáilte Ireland’s Weatherproofing & Dining Enhancement Scheme which will “bolster the city’s growing reputation as a destination for outdoor dining and hospitality and improve the vibrancy of the city centre experience for residents and tourists”. New bespoke weatherproofing infrastructure –…

Minister O’Brien launches a New National Pilot Community Volunteers Programme

    Initially running in seven counties with ten Volunteer Centres Pilot programme is built on lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic Designed to ensure that communities are better placed to respond quickly and effectively Joe O’Brien TD Minster of State with responsibility for Community Development and Charities, today (14th September), launched a new National Pilot Community Volunteers Programme…