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Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Chambers Ireland today revealed the shortlist of the Excellence in Local Government Awards 2018 2018 marks the fifteenth edition of the Awards, which features a total of twenty one local authorities shortlisted over sixteen categories, ranging from ‘Supporting Tourism’ to ‘Best Practice in Citizen Engagement.’ The Excellence in Local Government Awards are held annually in conjunction with the ...read more
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Tuesday, August 14, 2018
A major new deal has established Granite Digital as the largest independent digital agency in Ireland. Granite Digital have acquired the assets of multiple Fast 50 winner, Webtrade, to further expand its client base and talent pool in Dublin. With this deal, Granite Digital has established itself as the largest digital agency in the country with combined turnover in excess of €5m. With a team ...read more
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Monday, August 13, 2018
AllTalk Training is delighted to announce further service expansion with the launch of online German training for companies nationwide. The move comes shortly after the launch of their new website in July 2018. An increase in trade and business partnerships between Irish companies and companies based in the DACH region has resulted in a greater demand for German language training in Irish ...read more
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Monday, August 13, 2018
Submissions are being sought from Cork’s intercultural communities for a new publication by Cork City Libraries exploring the life of immigrants in the city.   Both poetry and short prose — fiction and non-fiction — will feature in Intercultural City Voices, a Cork City Libraries initiative in association with Ó Bhéal. The finished book will be launched at Cork City Hall on Thursday, 22 ...read more
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Monday, August 13, 2018
Cork University Hospital (CUH) Charity is delighted to announce that its annual Gala Fundraising Ball will take place on Friday, 5 October at the five-star Fota Island Resort.   Up to €180,000 has been raised to date from the annual CUH Charity Gala Balls, which have directly benefitted patients in the Cancer, Children’s and Neurology Units at the hospital. Funds raised at this year’s event ...read more
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Sunday, August 12, 2018
By Barbara Nugent, Leadership Coach and Emotional Intelligence Specialist at EQ.ie Who would have thought that black school shoes could be so complicated? “Too ugly, no heels allowed, too lame, who would make shoes like these….”  Back-to-school shopping with my 13 year old daughter was testing my mettle! It’s a funny time of the year really.  Whether your first born is heading off to “big ...read more
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Thursday, August 09, 2018
It’s All Go in Cork City: Prioritisation of busses on St. Patrick Street part of a Changing Cork From tomorrow afternoon, private cars and trucks will be re-routed away from St Patrick’s Street between 3.00pm and 6.30pm.   Commenting on bus prioritisation on St Patrick’s St, Conor Healy, CEO of Cork Chamber said: “Cork will be the fastest growing city in Ireland over the next 20 years. Our ...read more
Thursday, August 09, 2018
Positive Ageing Week (October 1st – 7th) is a festival which highlights the positive aspects of ageing and celebrates the many positive contributions older people make to their communities. As Grandparents, Carers, Volunteers, Storytellers and Advisors, older people play numerous roles integral to families and communities all over Ireland and Positive Ageing Week is the perfect opportunity to ...read more
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Thursday, August 09, 2018
The Keynes Centre in UCC is launching its 4th series of Reading for Change Book Club, an innovative approach to delivering personal and professional development training via a book club platform. With a focus on teaching people how to expand their minds to become more creative, innovative, and effective leaders, the Centre is excited to open bookings for the 2018-2019 programme starting on the ...read more
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Thursday, August 09, 2018
On Saturday August 18th, take a step back in time, and immerse yourself in the history of some of Cork’s most historical buildings. From steps and steeples, to customs and commerce, Cork Heritage Open Day invites the public to explore buildings, many not usually accessible to the general public, and learn more about our City’s stories and traditions. “If the walls of Cork City’s landmark ...read more
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Wednesday, August 08, 2018
Lockdown PR & Events are partnering with Cork City Council to produce the 'Cork City Centre Fashion Festival’, a weekend showcasing all that Cork City Centre has to offer in fashion and style for all ages.  So on September 7th & 8th this Autumn, the Cork City Centre Fashion Festival, celebrating all that our city centre has to offer in fashion and style.. A large scale fashion show will be held ...read more
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Wednesday, August 08, 2018
Case Study:   ProStrategy Business Solutions, helping local Cork Companies to deliver data-driven decision making paving the way for smarter decisions and increased sales revenues. ECCO Ireland pair up with ProStrategy to Optimise sales performance with data-driven insights.     “With IBM Cognos Analytics powering our reporting function, we are much better prepared to adapt and overcome the ...read more
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Wednesday, August 08, 2018
Shoppers, food lovers  and night time revellers are being urged to look at Cork city afresh in a new marketing campaign which heralds the city centre as an 'island of discovery'.   By encouraging Cork people to re-discover the unique offering of the  city's independent traders, the nostalgic-tinged  haunts of their youth or to seek out the  many new lively shops, coffee shops, bars and eateries ...read more
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Tuesday, August 07, 2018
Little Island businesses Newsletter UpdateCork Chamber is working on an ongoing basis to progress access and permeability improvements across Little Island and on behalf of you, our members.   In April we shared an update on the Little Island Transportation Strategy which had been expected to be available for public consultation in July. We have been in contact with Cork County Council to query ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Member News
Tuesday, August 07, 2018
On Friday, July 6th, Jigsaw Cork celebrated its first anniversary with an event in Cork City Council Chamber. The event, hosted by newly incumbent Lord Mayor, Cllr.Mick Finn, was also attended by County Mayor Cllr. Patrick Gerard Murphy, who also spoke about the importance of the Jigsaw Cork service. MC for the day, Ciara McNamara – a member of the Youth Advisory Panel – opened proceedings by ...read more
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Tuesday, August 07, 2018
Cork City and County will benefit from funding under the Local Agenda Environmental Partnership Fund. More than Almost €100,000 in funding is being distributed to organisations through Cork to support  local environmental initiatives by communities, individuals and not-for-profit groups.   Speaking at the announcement, Tánaiste Simon Coveney said, “I am delighted to see that more than 60 ...read more
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Thursday, August 02, 2018
Route 213        (Black Ash Park n Ride)  New Route through City Centre via Eglinton St., Merchants Quay, St. Patrick’s St., Grand Parade, South Mall, Anglesea St. onto South Link Road Bus Éireann in conjunction with the National Transport Authority wishes to advise customers that Route 213 will NO LONGER serve Lapp’s Quay or Albert St. Bus Stops from Thursday 9th August 2018.  New Bus Stops ...read more
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Wednesday, August 01, 2018
Over 44,000 passengers to travel through the airport over coming days   Over 44,000 passengers will travel through Cork Airport across this August bank holiday weekend. The busiest day for Ireland’s second busiest and best connected international airport after Dublin is forecasted to be this Saturday (4 August).   Niall McCarthy, Managing Director of Cork Airport outlined that passenger ...read more
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Tuesday, July 31, 2018
NEW IRISH INVENTION TO DRIVE DOWN ENERGY COSTS BY AVERAGE OF 30%NRG Awareness plans to revolutionise how homes & businesses are heated  CORK based NRG Awareness, the energy company driving down costs for homes and businesses, has launched an innovative new containerised heating system that is the first of its kind in the world.  The Sea Box Energy Intermodal Commercial heating solution is a ...read more
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Tuesday, July 31, 2018
In a city known worldwide for its hospitality and customer service, there are several hundred businesses in its metropolitan area alone all serving customers in true Cork style.  JCI Cork (Junior Chamber International) are looking for local businesses who offer something unique to their customers, show excellent skill with their social media interaction or offer something truly special to the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Member News
Thursday, July 26, 2018
Mojo For Leaders are delighted to announce dates for its third SOAR Leadership Development Programme for Women to be run in Cork this autumn. The programme is due to commence on Tuesday, 25th of September in the wonderful Castlemartyr Resort.  This programme has been designed with the needs and unique learning styles of women in mind and is ideal for dedicated female leaders who want to ...read more
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Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Feelgood Friday Cork returns this coming Friday, July 27, and there's plenty of offers available for you to enjoy! See below some of the current offers available.  Watch this space for more updates! Feel Good Friday is an initiative led by Cork Chamber, Cork Business Association and Cork City Council which sees retailers and businesses in the city centre come together to host a series of ...read more
Categories: Member News, Chamber
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
  SMARTZONE LOCKS IN STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP & MAJOR CORPORATE CONTRACT-Following Rapid Growth & Development Irish Smart Home Technology Company, Smartzone, Announces 90 New Jobs-   Following it’s launch at the end of 2015, Smartzone, originally specialising in smart home heating controls, has invested heavily in R&D and strategic partnerships to offer home and business owners the most up to ...read more
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Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Cork City Council's Director of Services for Roads and Transportation and Edith Roberts, Senior Engineer today presented members of Cork Chamber with details on the Cork City Centre Movement Strategy ahead of the reintroduction of bus prioritisation on Patrick St between 15.00-18.30 on August 9th.   Attendees at the meeting in Republic of Work primarily included a mix of city centre businesses ...read more
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Tuesday, July 24, 2018
CIT are delighted to be accepting applications for the new MBA in Strategy    The aim of the MBA in Strategy is to enable learners to develop their leadership and strategic management skills, thus raising their individual performance and assisting their organisations achieve success. The MBA enables the learner, as a professional, to review their leadership and management style and identify ...read more
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Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Customer Notice Route 203, (Lehenaghmore – City Centre – Farranree)   Bus Éireann in conjunction with the National Transport Authority wishes to advise customers Route 203 heading northbound to Blackpool/Farranree will now operate through the City Centre via Grand Parade(Argos) /St. Patrick’s St.(112 St. Patrick’s St.) from Sunday 29th July 2018. Southbound route from City Centre to ...read more
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Monday, July 23, 2018
Cork City is about to get a brand new music venue, filling a gap in the market for concerts that will attract a standing capacity of 600 or a fully seated audience of 400.  Concerts are due to be staged at the new venue on Hanover Street as early as September of this year and work is well underway on design and fit out.  The Venue will be part of a new integrated 'Hanover Quarter' being created ...read more
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Monday, July 23, 2018
Ronan Daly Jermyn is pleased to announce that Simon Lynch has joined as a partner in the firm, further strengthening its Property and Real Estate Finance practice.   Simon has over a decade of experience advising developers, lenders and equity investors in all aspects of financing, secured lending and property investment.  Prior to joining RDJ, he was a team leader in the residential ...read more
Categories: New Appointments, Member News
Monday, July 23, 2018
CSR Awards 2018 Shortlist Announced Today    Chambers Ireland today (23 July 2018) officially announced the shortlist for the 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility Awards. Over eighty shortlisted projects across the fourteen award categories are a showcase of the practical innovation of CSR activities conducive to positive organisational change, employee benefit and much more.  Announcing the ...read more
Categories: Member News, Chamber
Friday, July 20, 2018
Cork Chamber this week welcomed colleagues from Dublin Chamber and members at a workshop in Voxpro to collaborate on urban issues, quality of life, and the future development of city regions in Ireland.   The Cork conversation was a follow-on to the Great Dublin Survey 2016 organised by Dublin Chamber, in which more than 20,000 Dubliners shared their ideas, hopes, wants and aspirations for the ...read more
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Friday, July 20, 2018
Up, Up and Away  20 July 2018  Cork Chamber today welcomes the Norwegian announcement of the Cork to Boston Providence flight schedule for Summer 2019.   Commenting on this announcement, Thomas McHugh, Director of Public Affairs at Cork Chamber, stated ‘Today’s confirmation of Cork’s transatlantic connectivity is a hugely positive announcement for both the Cork and Southern region. Connectivity ...read more
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Friday, July 20, 2018
The Imperial Hotel is pleased to announce the appointment of Chef Jerome Joyce as the new Executive Head Chef at the Flynn family owned hotel.  Cork man Jerome takes great pride in delivering exceptional customer experiences at the city centre hotel, and has created a new A La Carte menu which has just been launched in the hotel’s Pembroke Restaurant, where diners can expect to enjoy culinary ...read more
Categories: New Appointments, Member News
Friday, July 20, 2018
The Imperial Hotel is pleased to announce the appointment of Chef Jerome Joyce as the new Executive Head Chef at the Flynn family owned hotel.  Cork man Jerome takes great pride in delivering exceptional customer experiences at the city centre hotel, and has created a new A La Carte menu which has just been launched in the hotel’s Pembroke Restaurant, where diners can expect to enjoy culinary ...read more
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Thursday, July 19, 2018
35 new jobs for EY Cork, in support of growth ambitions to headcount of more than 250 by 2020.Niall Barrett joins the firm’s audit practice from Gilead Sciences.  Professional services firm EY today announces the creation of 35 new jobs in the firm’s Cork office. This latest announcement builds on an increase in headcount of 70% at EY Cork in the last five years, and is in line with the firm’s ...read more
Categories: Member News, New Appointments
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Cork Airport has been shortlisted for the UK/Irish Airport of the Year award for the prestigious TTG Travel Awards 2018. Cork is one of five finalists in the running, with the winner to be announced on 17 September at the Lyceum Theatre in London.  On the announcement, Managing Director Niall MacCarthy said: “It is an honour to be shortlisted for the UK/Irish Airport of the Year award at the ...read more
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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Moore Stephens, a Top10 accounting firm in Cork is welcoming applications for Tech Trailblazers.  Moore Stephens Ireland are partnering with our colleagues in Moore Stephens UK to run new initiative, “Tech Trailblazers”.  The initiative is a competition to allow Irish companies an opportunity to meet and present to UK Venture Capital firms, with a view to accessing Growth Capital ...read more
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Monday, July 16, 2018
  134% increase in ice cream mix – equating to over 1 million 99s26% increase in sales of instant barbecues and charcoal Sales of fresh chicken up by 15% and fresh burgers up 65%Burger and hot dog buns up over 50%Condiments such as ketchup, mustard and vinegar up over 9%  It’s set to be the hottest summer since 1976 and the recent spell of good weather has had a positive impact on sales of ...read more
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Monday, July 16, 2018
GAC Training & Service Solutions (GTSS), a joint venture between the National Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI) and global shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC, have been awarded a training contract with Teekay Gas. It is yet again another of the largest maritime training contracts in the history of the Irish state for GTSS, having previously won a training contract with another ...read more
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Friday, July 06, 2018
Photonics Ireland is Ireland's premier photonics research conference and is being held this year at Pairc Ui Chaoimh in Cork. Photonics Ireland is running from 3rd to the 5th of September and jointly hosted by The Centre for Advanced Photonics and Process Analysis (CAPPA), Cork Institute of Technology and Maynooth University. This year's conference promises to be one of the most exciting and ...read more
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Tuesday, July 03, 2018
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been in effect for almost four weeks now – are you compliant, still working towards compliance or unsure of where to start? Compliance is not optional, and will be or already was a lengthy process for many organisations. Prioritising the areas where a lack of action leaves your organisation most exposed is important. With our extensive ...read more
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Thursday, June 28, 2018
Cork Chamber of Commerce, the leading business organisation in Cork, has signed a two year contract with Spearline to use their General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance software solution Spearline Data Protection - Managed Service. Conor Healy, Chief Executive and Naoimh Frawley, Office Manager and Data Lead of Cork Chamber of Commerce met with Ciara Lucy, Managing Director of ...read more
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Wednesday, June 06, 2018
After months of anticipation, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is finally here. If you are still not fully compliant, don’t worry – it’s not too late. IT Governance Europe is committed to helping organisations across Europe with their GDPR compliance projects. We offer expert advice on the Regulation and our range of products and services provides everything your company needs to ...read more
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Wednesday, May 30, 2018
A new 72-seater tour boat has been launched for the summer season connecting Cobh and Cork City.  Ocean Escapes, a Cork-based company, is investing €1/2 million in the new service and will operate daily guided tours of the harbour from Cobh to Cork City and Cork to Cobh, with a return by rail option, until September.   Locals and visitors alike will enjoy the experience, which will include the ...read more
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Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Members of Cork Chamber will be able to enjoy a range of new facilities and benefits as a result of a new partnership announced between Cork Chamber and REPUBLIC OF WORK.   The partnership, CHAMBER REPUBLIC, will see Cork Chamber and Republic of Work cooperate in a wide range of areas, including:     All Chamber members can avail of one FREE full days free co-working, with a discounted rate of ...read more
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Monday, May 21, 2018
Our favourite day of the month is nearly upon us! That’s right, Feel Good Friday returns this week, May 25th, for the 2018 edition and its set to be an absolute cracker!  What’s happening? We are delighted to team up with the incredibly talented team at Music Generation this Feel Good Friday to be a part of MayHUM. The crew have put together a stellar line-up of events for this coming Feel Good ...read more
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Monday, May 21, 2018
My name is Joanna Dukkipati. I am extremely excited to start a quarterly magazine in Cork called 'Good Day'. The 1st issue will be out on 15th September 2018 and sold at a nominal price.  This magazine is filled with local positive news stories. The mission is to optimise the kindness-level in the community. Good Day is determined to offer the reader a nourishing experience. Those who are ...read more
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Friday, May 18, 2018
New Endoscopic Ultrasound helping to increase number of procedures and reduce waiting times for Cancer tests at The Mercy  Most people, either directly or through loved ones, have experienced the worry that comes with long waiting times for tests in hospital. At the Mercy University Hospital, a new state-of-the-art Endoscopic Ultrasound system is helping to speed up life-saving tests for ...read more
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Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Minister of State for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection, Pat Breen TD, visited Spearline HQ in Skibbereen today, Friday 11 May on the official launch of their new GDPR operational compliance software solution ‘Spearline Data Protection’. This software was developed in West Cork by a fleet of legal, product and software experts recruited by Spearline’s data ...read more
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Thursday, May 10, 2018
From 400 people at Pieta House’s first Darkness Into Light in 2009, to 180,000 people last year, Darkness Into Light has become a movement across Ireland and all over the world. This Saturday, May 12th, VERDE LED, a leading Irish manufacturer of commercial energy saving LED lighting solutions, will join the movement and help illuminate the Carrigaline Darkness Into Light route thanks to a ...read more
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Tuesday, May 08, 2018
Calling on Cork City Marathon participants to go the extra mile with #TeamMercy on Sunday, June 3rd  With just over three weeks to go until the Cork City Marathon, the Mercy Hospital Foundation is approaching the home stretch and is calling on individuals and teams to join #TeamMercy on Sunday, June 3rd, and take part in the race against cancer in Munster, and raise funds for the Mercy Cancer ...read more
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Tuesday, May 01, 2018
CIT student awarded inaugural Janssen scholarship The first Janssen / CIT Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Degree Scholarship has been awarded to Tadgh McCarthy, a student of Cork Institute of Technology’s Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology degree course.   The bursary, which will be awarded annually, is open to all first year students of CIT’s Pharmaceutical Biotechnology ...read more
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Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Teen Talk to get TY students talking about health & mental wellbeingTuesday, May 1st – Radisson Blu Hotel, Little Island   Over 500 Transition Year students from 30 schools from around Cork county and city will come together on May 1st for ‘Teen Talk’, a health and wellbeing conference with an exciting line up of high profile speakers including Bressie and Dr. Pixie McKenna, which will take ...read more
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Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Imperial Hotel Easter Chocolate Sale raises a sweet €2,000 for Pieta House   €2,000 has been raised for Pieta House thanks to a very special Easter Chocolate Sale hosted by Cork’s Imperial Hotel on March 28th and 29th.   The hotel’s talented pastry chefs Rebecca English and Bernadette Harrington created an array of tasty and tempting chocolate treats including chocolate hampers, brownies ...read more
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Monday, April 09, 2018
River Lee Hotel charity partnership to benefit Mercy Kids + Teens Appeal   The River Lee Hotel is pleased to announce that it has selected The Mercy Hospital Foundation as its official charity partner for 2018. Fundraising efforts will support the Mercy Kids + Teens Appeal, through which the Foundation aims to raise €100,000 for paediatric services at The Mercy University Hospital by ...read more
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Wednesday, April 04, 2018
Cork Airport Welcomes New Lisbon Route 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 ...read more
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Tuesday, February 27, 2018
The stage is set for one of the most exciting collaborations in the history of Irish theatre between Cork Opera House and University College Cork. An eight-year partnership will see these two organisations work together to educate and inspire the next generation of arts managers, creative practitioners and professionals which will have a significant impact on the arts industry. The collaboration ...read more
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Wednesday, January 10, 2018
CORK AIRPORT TAKES OFF IN 2018 BY WELCOMING NEW AIRLINE One of the biggest airlines in the world, Air France is to begin services out of Cork Airport from May, with a new Cork to Paris-Charles de Gaulle route.   The daily flight during this year’s summer season will not only link Cork to France, but also connect passengers from the south of Ireland to Air France’s extensive network of over 180 ...read more
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Experience the buzz of Newcastle, fly direct from Cork AirportIf you’re looking for a short hop flight for a destination guaranteed to provide a good time, Newcastle is the place to be. Situated on the River Tyne, this industrial city is renowned throughout the world for its legendary nightlife, bolstered by a youthful and energetic student population. The friendly and fun loving city has also ...read more
Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Jetting Off From Cork Airport Has Never Been Easier With New Parking Options Cork Airport has recently upgraded its cark parking system to make the customer experience even more smooth and secure. Options for car parking at the airport are extensive with a pricing structure to suit all pockets. Getting to the airport quickly and conveniently is now easier than ever. Whether you’re travelling for ...read more
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Southampton calling!Did you know you can now fly direct to Southampton from Cork Airport with Aer Lingus? The Airport is building on its well-established routes into the UK and Southampton is one of the most recent additions. An attractive port city, it is also the ideal gateway to discovering the unique charms of the English countryside and the truly gorgeous towns and villages of ...read more
Friday, June 03, 2016
Cork Airport Destination Guide - Focus On Leeds Leeds is Britain’s fourth largest city and a vibrant university town to boot, known to many for its famous football tea. If you’re looking for a quick hop weekend away, Leeds has much to offer. Its impressive Victorian architecture is largely intact and easily explored on foot.   The city boasts a vibrant cultural scene and is home to both Opera ...read more
Friday, May 13, 2016
Cork Airport Destination Guide - Focus On MenorcaThe sun-soaked Island paradise of Menorca is now on the list of fantastic summer destinations from Cork Airport. From summer 2016 you can fly with CityJet and be at your well-deserved holiday destination in just under 2 and half hours.   The island is an unspoilt, idyllic haven in the Mediterranean, perfect for a stress free holiday with family ...read more
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