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TD says Sinn Féin’s policies are “anti-business”

WEST Cork Fine Gael TD Noel Harrington, has said that those “bankrolling’ Sinn Féin at its €500-per-plate dinner in New York should take a close look at the party’s hard left anti-business policies. “Sinn Féin’s American friends should take a close look at their economic policies before they tuck in to their €500 dinners. Sinn Fein’s most recent alternative budget proposed €1.1 billion in new taxes on work, enterprise and

Businesses asked for input on future of tourism in Sheep’s Head

THE award-winning Sheep’s Head & Bantry Tourism Co-operative is inviting businesses along the Sheep’s Head Way to attend its AGM at the Philip Green Centre in Durrus on September 28th to help build plans for the area’s future. The non-profit tourism co-op has been successfully promoting the area around the walking route since it was launched in September 2013, and its work has been recognised as outstanding at the Irish

It’s a case of “digital first” for West Cork

NEXT Monday (Sept. 29th) influential business leaders will convene in West Cork to talk ‘digital’ at the third annual OFFSITE event organised by the West Cork Development Partnership (WCDP). OFFSITE is a unique business and technology event aimed to stimulate innovation and entrepreneurship in West Cork. This year the conference, which is taking place at the Celtic Ross Hotel in Rosscarbery on 29th September, will focus on digital innovation in

State-of-the-art hub for business and community opens in Bandon

THE latest ECentre in the Cork County network has been officially opened by the County Mayor Noel O’Connor in Bandon.   With more than 3,000 square feet of office space equipped with high speed broadband, own door offices, hotdesking facilities and meeting room, the Bandon ECentre will be of enormous value to businesses, startups, entrepreneurs and community groups in the town and the surrounding area.

Incentive Travel Executives experience the charm and character of Cork

THE Cork Convention Bureau recently hosted members of the Society of Incentive Travel Executives (Site Ireland) during a two day visit to showcase the business tourism offering of the Cork region.   Seamus Heaney, Chairman of the Cork Convention Bureau said, “Site Ireland is such a dynamic organisation and we were delighted to welcome them to Cork to profile what the region has to offer for incentive and motivational travel

E Centre to provide business boost for Bandon

START-ups, remote workers and fledgling businesses looking to manage costs effectively, will be able to avail of a state-of-the-art E Centre in Bandon very soon. Opening in September 2013, the E Bandon Enterprise Centre will provide office facilities, hot desking and broadband, as well as training and conference facilities.   Preparations are nearing completion for the opening of the new E Centre in Bandon, which is located in the commercial

Cork Innovates launches €30,000 bursary

CORK innovates, an initiative driving entrepreneurship in the region, has announced an increased bursary of €30,000 this year to give one lucky entrepreneur a major boost to their business.   The Cork innovates bursary will offer a wide range of services from advertising, financial advice and mentoring to legal services and membership supports. Everything a business and entrepreneur could need to get started and get ahead is included in this

Specsavers Bandon celebrates a year in business

SPECSAVERS Bandon, located in the Riverview Shopping Centre celebrated its first birthday this week with an in-store family fun day, where customers were invited to join in the festivities as the staff cut the store’s first birthday cake kicking off the celebrations. Customers were also treated to plenty of in-store competitions and promotions on the day.