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Business

Smiths SuperValu Kinsale opens state-of-the-art new store

Representing an investment of €13 million and creating 35 new jobs, the new 20,000 sq. ft. Smiths SuperValu store located at The Glen, New Road, Kinsale will employ a total of 115 people.   Offering the people of Kinsale and surrounding environs a whole new shopping experience, the store will boast a superb fresh food range, which includes expert butchers and fishmongers, an excellent fresh fruit and vegetable selection and

West Cork businesses brush up on their pitch

  ON a sunny Spring morning at Inchydoney Lodge & Spa Hotel, 85 business owners gathered to network and listen to top tips from RTE’s Dragon’s Den’s Pitch Coach, Catherine Moonan. Businesses ranged from local services, hotels, online businesses, retail and food. Clients came from far and near to attend this much anticipated event.   As part of the West Cork Enterprise Board’s ongoing commitment to the micro-enterprise sector in

Dressed steps out in style for spring

DRESSED of Bandon launched its colourful Spring/Summer 2014 collection with a Spring Style Event on Thursday 13th March at the idyllic surroundings of the Innishannon House Hotel, to benefit the building programme at Scoil Eoin, Innishannon.   Over 150 fashionistas attended Dressed’s Spring Style Event that commenced with a prosecco reception, followed by fashion show styled by Sharon Huggard and hosted by Celia Holman-Lee, who introduced the new collections and offered

West Cork Enterprise Board priority is local flexible support for small business

THE West Cork Enterprise Board has issued a statement in response to the changes to local enterprise funding structures announced in the Government’s Action Plan for Jobs: “The West Cork Enterprise Board notes the plans of the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation to replace the County and City Enterprise Boards with a new network of Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs).

West Cork set for oil boom

WEST Cork could soon see it’s own mini oil-boom if the latest findings by oil exploration company Providence Resources prove to be true. The Irish firm, headed by Tony O’Reilly have issued a report on the Barryroe Field in the Celtic Sea which indicates that it could become Ireland’s first commercially viable oil field. So far the company has only drilled test wells to see if there is potential to

SouthWestern named Cork company of the year

WEST Cork company SouthWestern were named as the winners of the 2012 Cork Chamber Company of the Year award at the Cork Chamber’s annual dinner in City Hall. Formerly known as SWS Group the shared services company employs 700 people at locations in Clonakilty, Bandon, Dublin, London, and in Poland.

Ferry deadline extended

THE deadline for a rescue package for the Fastnet Line Swansea-Cork ferry was extended yesterday when Justice Peter Kelly in the High Court agreed to extend he examinership period to the maximum allowable 100 days. The company which is owned by the West Cork Tourism Co-op now has until February 8th to present a viable survival scheme to a creditors meeting before returning to the High Court on February 8th.