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Dunmanway retailers delighted with Beacon Retail Programme

CORK County Council’s Beacon Retail Programme for 15 Dunmanway retailers was completed in the town recently.   The programme commenced in early March this year and following an onsite meeting with the business owners in the town, a strategic working document was tailor made for each individual outlet. This document was designed by an external expert team who specialise in the retail industry and for the duration of the programme,

Bord Iascaigh Mhara Seafood Development Centre invests in new forming and breading technology to add value to Irish seafood

BORD Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), the development agency for the Irish Seafood Sector, is leading the way in assisting Irish Seafood companies to develop innovative added value seafood products. BIM’s custom built Seafood Development Centre (SDC) based in Clonakilty has recently invested in reformed and breading technologies as the abundance of pelagic, whitefish, and other fish and shellfish species on our doorstep, presents a considerable opportunity to produce convenient, market-ready concepts

South Western expansion to create 260 jobs

CLONAKILTY-based outsourcing company South Western (SWS) has announced the creation of 260 new jobs with the opening of its new office in Little Island near Cork city.   One hundred posts are to be filled immediately with an additional 160 jobs coming on stream over the next two years. The new jobs will bring its total workforce up to 1,100 employees.

Online vouchers worth €2,500 for West Cork businesses

WEST Cork businesses are being urged to take their slice of Ireland’s €4 billion online sales market through the launch of the Online Trading Voucher Programme.   The scheme is being rolled out by the local enterprise offices in Cork City and County and offers small businesses funding to the value of €2,500 up to a maximum of 50% of the total cost to develop and improve their online trading

West Cork accountants secure top quality award

CLONAKILTY based accountancy practice O’Mahony Donnelly has secured a prestigious quality mark from ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), the global professional body with 162,000 members in 173 countries.   O’Mahony Donnelly has been awarded ACCA Quality Checked status for demonstrating high standards in all aspect of their business, following a rigorous inspection by ACCA officials.