Survey signals ‘busy’ Q4 ahead for Cork’s 27,700 plus businesses, as preparations begin for digitisation of the national PAYE taxation system

While 66% of SMEs throughout the country are “short on detail” on the PAYE system overhaul due to come into effect on January 1, 2019, 40% say they are “not at all prepared” for the changes necessary to their payroll systems in advance of the deadline. These were the findings of the latest Big Red Cloud…

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Cork launches its We are Cork brand to bolster the region’s national and international profile – Landmark buildings go red for the occasion!

Many of Cork’s landmark buildings, including City Hall, County Hall, Port of Cork, University College Cork, CIT’s City Centre Hub on Grand Parade, The Capitol and One Albert Quay, among others, will be turning red this week to mark the launch of a new brand to promote all that is great about Cork. The We…

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Rugby legends line out for the Mercy Cancer Appeal, It’s a Man Thing

This November, the Mercy Hospital Foundation has enlisted the help of some of Ireland’s best-known and loved rugby legends to tackle men’s cancer and raise funds for The Mercy Cancer Appeal. On Friday November 9 Ronan O’Gara, Brent Pope, Alan Quinlan, Tony Ward and Donncha O’Callaghan will join pundit and former Irish international, Donal Lenihan for…

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P.J. O’Driscoll & Sons Conference to tackle key issues in housing crisis

Photo: David Creedon Photography P.J. O’Driscoll & Sons Solicitors will host a conference entitled Housing Affordability and Supply – Delivering Solutions on Thursday September 20 at the Fota Island Resort from 2pm to 5pm. The conference will address the key issues affecting the housing crisis, including the affordability and supply of housing and what solutions can…

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Tánaiste Simon Coveney and Minister of State Ciarán Cannon launch dialogue on Ireland’s new international development policy

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney TD, and Minister of State for Diaspora and International Development, Ciarán Cannon TD, will host a series of regional public consultation on Ireland’s new international development policy, starting in the City Hall in Cork on Thursday September 13 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. The public…

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West Cork businesswoman Caroline Murphy of West Cork Eggs represents West Cork at Network Ireland National Awards final

Caroline Murphy, owner at West Cork Eggs, will represent Network Ireland West Cork in the Emerging New Business category at the national Network Ireland Businesswoman of the Year awards final on Friday September 14, 2018, in The Galmont Hotel & Spa, Galway. Speaking ahead of the final, Caroline Murphy said: “My journey from city chic to…

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MINISTER CREED ANNOUNCES FUNDING FOR FOOD WASTE REDUCTION AND AGRI-FOOD TOURISM PROJECTS

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D. has announced the projects that will receive funding this year from his Department, under the Rural Innovation and Development Fund, for initiatives aimed at reducing food waste generated by food businesses, retailer/wholesalers, or suppliers in rural areas and for initiatives to promote and develop…

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