• Welcome to Cork

    Cork has a proud reputation as a creative, innovative and vibrant region. As Ireland’s second city, it is not only an international gateway to Europe, but lies at the centre of the global economies of Asia and the Americas. With a population of just over 500,000, Cork has a strong track record at attracting investment, and the region is known for its collaborative culture in all aspects of business.

     

    Cork offers a perfect combination of vibrant and compact city-living, with spectacular rural and coastal scenery on the doorstep, and there is a positive can-do attitude that makes international investors and visitors feel instantly welcome. Known as the Food Capital of Ireland and host to over 20 festivals a year, Cork is full of character and offers a perfect work-life balance. Come and see for yourself!

Connect with Cork

Connecting Cork is a collaboration between local stakeholders and industry leaders that is growing Cork’s international profile, updating our global networks with news from the business community in Cork and highlighting the factors that make Cork a top-class location for business and investment.

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RT @CorkChamber: Historic ambition of Transatlantic flights now a reality from @CorkAirport creating significant new tourism & business opp…

RT @CorkAirport: We'll have 3 flights per week to Boston/Providence from July with @NorwegianUK. After 56 years we're a transatlantic airpo…

RT @CorkChamber: Good to hear positive outlook on Asia FDI opportunities from @IDAIRELAND CEO Martin Shanahan @ConnectingCork @corkcitycoun

RT @UCCAlumNetwork: Great to see @UCC research and Cork food going global on Vietnamese TV! Watch here: https://t.co/2MJtijgYQ4 https://t.c…

RT @CorkHarbrHeritg: We're not going to get carried away and talk of spring being sprung yet, but someone definitely turned up the thermost…

RT @ST_Foley: Favourite thing about Irish cities: when aspiring musicians attract impromptu crowds while sharing their talent busking 🎻🎼 #w

Significant investments in 24 new startup companies by @EI_Cork shows vibrancy of Cork’s #startup community… https://t.co/rWxRg39AZG

@IndoBusiness article on Cork's property landscape & competitive solution it can provide for businesses @CorkChamber https://t.co/UowpjslNx6

Cork’s construction prospects look sky high https://t.co/PxrFWvMPWh

RT @DeeMorany: SF based @nginx launches European HQ in twin city Cork to build their intl business.☘️More info on roles in Cork: https://t.…

@INBayArea @IrishNetworkUSA @sfgov @IrelandSanFran Great news to see further ties between #Cork & sister city… https://t.co/zbZM76FvWy

RT @ST_Foley: 3rd FDI expansion in Cork in 3 months. Skills & culture again flagged as reasons for locating here @nginx @CorkChamber @IDAIR

@nginx Delighted you chose #Cork! Good to have another investment from our sister city of #SanFranciscohttps://t.co/Pa61FBnKho

We hope to connect with new @IrishNetworkUSA VPs in the future & discuss how we can develop business links with… https://t.co/gw9IywIXws

RT @extendedcampus: Hopefully will make it easier for American/Irish companies to visit and #collaborate together at industry & higher educ…

Green light for direct #Cork-USA flights will be great boost for economies on both sides @corkchamber @GlobalIrish
https://t.co/zAPkSTILGo

RT @MauraKellyMedia: As LEAP Exec Leadership program winds down @NewYorkIIBN gathers stories & celebrates collaboration. @IIBN @bjonesbh ht…

Great to hear that @IrishNetworkUSA is expanding into #Dallas! Keep in touch with your updates @IrelandCGAustinhttps://t.co/FwJdpRDqVE

RT @CorkChamber: Nice piece in today's @IrishTimes on Dairygold, winner of the Overall & Large Cork Company of the Year 2017 https://t.co/A…

RT @eoinfromzone: Great to see @IWish_ie Festival expanding to Dublin as well this year.

Huge credit due to @GillianKeating3 @Cmodriscoll

Competition is fierce, but continued positive developments in #Cork present strong proposition for investment&growth https://t.co/m7z3oBogg7

#Cork has ambitious plans to drive growth, jobs and investment for the region #connectingcork @CorkChamber https://t.co/vrTNWN6qiO

RT @GregCantyFuzion: We are lucky to live and work in a special place @ConnectingCork #LoveCork https://t.co/KgrhsaDiHk

RT @IDAIRELAND: Our Cork Connected video is a taster for why so many companies have invested in Cork - watch more at https://t.co/eMiTQtBjr…

RT @CorkChamber: Congratulations to Dairygold Overall winners of Cork Company of the Year 2017 #celebratecork @VodafoneIEbiz

RT @CorkChamber: Congratulations to Irish International Trading Corporation winner of Cork SME Company of the Year 2017 #celebratecork

RT @CorkChamber: Congratulations 👏🏻🎊✨ @OrthoXel #celebratecork winner of Cork Emerging Company of the Year 2017

RT @raymondoconnor: "Live locally,work internationally...Cork is a great place to work, live and play @DougHowlett @WillSliney @GrainneDwye

RT @jkellybandon: More evidence, if it was needed. #Cork riding high when it comes to attracting inward investment. Vote of confidence in…

@LudgateIreland is a fantastic example of how to have a lifestyle career - global connectivity by the sea… https://t.co/boSXkTMiHs

Congratulations @WTWcorporate on announcement today-growing jobs & IFS sector in #Cork @IDAIRELAND @MurphyEoghanhttps://t.co/QXJObLAFgx

Europe's prettiest country is... #IRELAND of course!! Charles Fort @KinsaleOnline gets a mention...
https://t.co/C9GTual1j6 via @HPLifestyle

Exciting times @CorkAirport with new @wow_air flights from #Cork starting this year! @corkchamber https://t.co/WuEu3DsJj3

#Cork is home to the most sophisticated #cybersecurity monitoring centre in the world @smarttech247https://t.co/88BPF8vGEo

RT @barrieoco: Strong performance by @MurphyEoghan highlighting Ireland solution for IFS incl Cork air connectivity with UK & quality of li…

RT @IDAIRELAND: We are proud to be a bridge for financial tech companies linking them to the rest of the world says Minister @MurphyEoghan

RT @IDAIRELAND: Great turnout for our Fintech/Payments London event - all interested in talking about #WhyIreland @IFS_Ireland @FinPayIrl h…

@DanMulhall Good to meet & discuss how #Cork's IFS solution can support regional targets in @IFS_Ireland strategy @IDAIRELAND @MurphyEoghan

RT @irishexaminer: Watch some great views of #Cork with the new @UCC president https://t.co/xhF9r80Wvy (SN) https://t.co/zRgWCRJxdf

RT @JobsEnterInnov: @JobsEnterInnov - Become a global innovation leader to grow & diversify the composition of our Exports #APJ17 https://…

RT @UCC: Former, current and future Presidents of UCC…Dr Michael Murphy departs as Dr Patrick O’Shea takes office. #FarewellUCCPres https:/…

RT @IGNITEUCC: Congrats to @SkelligSurgical @UCC licenses innovative device to move organs during surgery https://t.co/9noyCSYNbL #entrepre

RT @BusinessWorldIE: €20m Grade “A” office landmark development to create 150 jobs in Cork
https://t.co/ux1soa4zOy @CorkChamber #IrishJobs

RT @IWish_ie: Just 2 weeks to go to event day! 🙈🙈🙈the I Wish team are working hard to make #ChoicesChancesChanges a reality for 4,000 girl…

RT @asiamatters_biz: 祝您鸡年万事顺意!Wishing from Cork our Chinese friends success and happiness in the Year of the Rooster @CorkChamber @corkcity

RT @CorkChamber: Gong Xi Fa Cai!

Happy Chinese New Year from all of us at Cork Chamber #chinesenewyear 💫🎊✨🏮 https://t.co/rrfJEhQLjf

RT @IDAIRELAND: For those interested in some week-end reading on all things #FDI - check out our latest ezine - https://t.co/7bsMMP52jr htt…

RT @CorkChamber: New €20m office scheme in heart of city with easy access to bus & rail in train for Cork @ConnectingCork https://t.co/Krqv…

Continuous improvements to Cork's infrastructure providing better connectivity to Europe for business @CorkChamber
https://t.co/iLax9yyeST

Thanks to Min. @MurphyEoghan for mentioning the work being done by #connectingcork to promote Cork's Solution for IFS @CorkChamber #EFF17

@CorkChamber Cork Focused on Supporting the Implementation of IFS 2020 Strategy #EFF17 https://t.co/HdpaB03Qgn

RT @barrieoco: Noreen Doyle remarks are a strong testimonial of how pleased Credit Suisse are with their experience & reception in Ireland…

RT @MurphyEoghan: Highlighting the importance to financial services of a transitional arrangement in the Brexit negotiations #EFF17 https:/…

RT @IDAIRELAND: If you're at #EFF17 & want to know more about #WhyIreland for Financial Services, check out https://t.co/IdJvUMPzZj https:…

RT @barrieoco: Ireland’s FinTech Future @MurphyEoghan -agreed Cork has the IFS infrastructure in place & track record @CorkChamber https:/…

RT @barrieoco: Positive to note Ireland country-wide actions included - now up to us all to to grasp the opportunity @ConnectingCork @Murph

RT @IFS_Ireland: Ireland’s FinTech Future Interview 1 – Eoghan Murphy https://t.co/yRxy4xuVI2

RT @IRLDeptFinance: Want to know more about the Financial Services Industry in Ireland? Find out here https://t.co/nnFXjogBMi #IFSIreland #…

RT @CorkChamber: Find out more about @MaterCork finalists in the large category for Cork Company of the Year Awards https://t.co/OkxYmU0r1c

RT @CorkChamber: Meet @Dairygold_IE finalists in the large category for Cork Company of the Year Awards https://t.co/aKC3UGmgDl

RT @CorkChamber: Hear more from @RonanDalyJermyn finalist in the large category for Cork Company of the Year Awards https://t.co/3OtEvBf1sM

RT @IRLDeptFinance: Min @MurphyEoghan launching @IFS_Ireland 2017 Action Plan this evening in @dfatirl #EFF2017 https://t.co/iZbjU92W4i htt…

RT @GeoffreyIRL: Minister Eoghan Murphy previews 2nd European Financial Forum in Iveagh House this evening #EFF2017 @IFS_Ireland https://t.…

RT @DanMulhall: On way to a networking event at City of London. A chance to highlight Ireland's attractions as a location for financial ser…

RT @ftlive: Tomorrow, we're gathering in Dublin at the #EFF2017 to discuss the issues impacting financial services: https://t.co/SjmDc1jSSh…

RT @IrelandBoston: “UK will remain our closest neighbour & EU will remain our pol & econ home” @charlieflanagan briefs EU Ambs https://t.co…

RT @CorkChamber: Hear more about @Vconnecta finalists in the emerging category for Cork Company of the Year Awards 2017 https://t.co/C6mgdN…

RT @SpearlineLabs: Great start to 2017!! #celebratesuccess https://t.co/2wcPRlvbEe

RT @SpearlineLabs: See why we are finalists in the SME category of the Cork Company of the Year Awards! #celebratesuccess @CorkChamber http…

RT @CorkChamber: Videos for Cork Company of the Year Awards were created by @standpointmedia https://t.co/LWMvh8PV25

RT @asiamatters_biz: Epic new Wild Atlantic Way video blows Blue Monday cobwebs away https://t.co/05nCwScdk5 @mayor_co_cork @CorkChamber @K

RT @CorksRedFM: Find out why we are a finalist with @SpearlineLabs & Irish International Trading for @CorkChamber SME of the year https://t…

RT @CorkChamber: See more on finalists in the Emerging and SME Category for Cork Company of the Year Awards 2017 @VodafoneIEbiz https://t.c…

RT @CorkChamber: Reminder: @Entirl 's Competive Start Fund for all sectors, esp. those focused on #ICT , will open on 25th January. https:/…

RT @LenoxConsulting: Awesome to see @donal_cahalane, @patphelan, @DanKielyVoxpro & @LindaKVoxpro keeping it local! https://t.co/fVv2qROPVn…

#Cork thinks big & has global ambitions https://t.co/r9rqB2NOdf @CorkChamber @UCC @CIT_ie @corkcitycouncil @Corkcoco @CorkAirport @barrieoco

RT @republicofwork: We can't wait to work with so many great Cork business organisations to #makecorkgreatasalways https://t.co/Wp2y07PLuC…

RT @ftlive: CEO of @IDAIRELAND Martin D. Shanahan previews next week's #EFF2017. For more information, visit: https://t.co/mKBoVGtjf5 https…

RT @AFF_HK: "Looking at it from the #Irish experience, 78% of citizens are using mobile payments to conduct transactions" - Mr Eoghan Murph…

RT @IDAIRELAND: Our Financial Services team pictured with @MurphyEoghan promoting Ireland at the Asian Financial Forum #InvestInIreland htt…

RT @IrelandinHK: Minister Murphy - we are renewing & strengthening our relations in Hong Kong & China. https://t.co/Ru4n8Ojz2g

RT @IrelandinHK: Minister Murphy - our vision is to make Ireland the location of choice for innovation in financial services. https://t.co/…

RT @CorkCoast: #Kinsale harbour entrance @ dusk tonight: "Resurrection II" sorting someone's dinner plate, Bulman bouy, winter waterfall.…

RT @asiamatters_biz: Future: Work in Asia, live in Cork https://t.co/pgiVSGjLXk via @BBC_Future @ConnectingCork @CorkChamber @corkcitycounc

@CloudCIX One of #Cork's great USPs is the excellent connectivity that allows for high speed global communication East & West @CorkChamber

RT @CloudCIX: Proof that #Cork is the centre of the world from a #connectivity #latency perspective. Almost everywhere is < 10,000km from #…

RT @GregCantyFuzion: Interesting newsletter from @ConnectingCork https://t.co/MgfNwOB2pq

RT @siliconrepublic: #EnterpriseIreland competitive start fund is calling for new #entrepreneurs https://t.co/ZpAIhyz01l

@CorkChamber This was our first #connectingcork newsletter, issued at the end of last year, giving a flavour of #Cork business news in 2016!

RT @CorkChamber: @ConnectingCork is a Cork Chamber initiative that aims to proactively engage our international business diaspora https://t…

RT @GlobalIrishFS: Ambassador eases fears over Irish - USA relationship #GlobalIrish

https://t.co/kCMrriHINy

RT @IrlEmbChina: Ambassador delighted to host @UCC President Michael Murphy and President Designate Patrick O'Shea together with UCC's many…

RT @IrlEmbChina: Ireland delighted to be granted 50 Billion RMB RQFII Quota by the State Council of China

RT @IrlEmbChina: Chinese Government confirms that China's two-way trade with Ireland is growing more quickly than China's trade with any ot…

RT @IrelandinHK: Minister Eoghan Murphy to brief @IrishFunds seminar at Hong Kong Exchange on Tuesday, 17th January - register https://t.co…

RT @ArupGroup: Our structural #engineering helped to create this centerpiece for the new commercial district in #Tianjin: https://t.co/Uwnr…

RT @CorkAirport: Pack your bags from @CorkAirport as USA return flights to fall below €300 in price war https://t.co/Kzv9K6870Y

RT @CorkAirport: Delighted to welcome @USAmbIreland Kevin P O'Malley with Bill O'Connell @CorkChamber @CorkAirport today in advance of US s…

RT @CorkChamber: Cork Company Of The Year https://t.co/drOYLoT2vz via @youtube

RT @CorkChamber: Congrats to @OrthoXel Emerging Finalist Cork Company Of The Year 2017. Watch them here: https://t.co/drOYLoT2vz via @stand

RT @CorkChamber: Congrats to @VConnecta Emerging Finalist in Cork Company Of The Year 2017 - check them out here https://t.co/Yl7Wy5C4lN vi…

RT @CorkChamber: Congrats to @PunditArena emerging finalist in Cork Company Of The Year - check them out here: https://t.co/4REP3lL1H5 via…