With just weeks to go until Christmas the Cork public are once again being urged to shop a little closer to home this festive season and support their local businesses. This is the underlying message of the ‘Think Cork County’ campaign, an initiative of Cork County Council which is now in its third year, as it returns for 2018, encouraging residents of County Cork to ‘shop local, think your county, your town’.
Today, 12th October 2018, Mayor of Cork County, Patrick Gerard Murphy warmly welcomed the official launch of the VistaMilk Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Research Centre at Teagasc Moorepark, as one of the partners to VistaMilk.
Cork County Council is pleased to announce its partnership with the 11th annual Service Design Global Conference, which takes place in Dublin on October 11th and 12th and has a strong Cork presence throughout.
Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Patrick Gerard Murphy welcomed a delegation from the Jiangsu Province of China to Cork County Hall recently. A major focus of the visit was the participation of a Craft collective known as 10 HANDS who will represent County Cork in a showcase of work during November 2018 and May 2019 at National Craft Exhibitions in China.
Cork County Council invites expressions of interest to participate in trade delegation to Jiangsu
Jiangsu is located on the eastern coast of China, has a population of 80 million and the second highest GDP of the Chinese provinces with a gross domestic product in excess of US$1 trillion per annum. It is home to many of the world's leading exporters of electronic equipment, chemicals and textile and has been China's largest recipient of foreign direct investment since 2006.
The mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Declan Hurley, held a reception at County Hall to honour Donna Hennessy of the Castlemartyr Resort who was awarded the IHF (Irish Hotels Federation) Cork Branch Employee of the Year award.
Applications Now Open for Cork County Council’s International Start-Up Accelerator Competition for Life Sciences, Medical Technology and Digital Health Companies
Pictured L-R Sharon Corcoran - Director of Service - Economic Development, Enterprise & Tourism - Cork Co Co, Mr. Tim Lucey Chief Executive - Cork Co Co, Brittany McDonough - Director of Global Partnerships at MassChallenge, Elaine Walsh - Economic Development, Enterprise & Tourism - Cork Co Co
Irish Entrepreneurs can now apply for the chance of a lifetime thanks to this morning’s official launch of Cork County Council’s ground-breaking start-up programme with Boston based MassChallenge, (Bridge to MassChallenge Cork).