• 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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Plans are afoot for dramatic changes to #Cork's skyline - we're setting our sights high! #ConnectingCork
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Landmark #Cork docklands development worth €100m to be completed on historic Port site within 3 yrs #ConnectingCork https://t.co/qeErwHeyCQ

RT @CorkChamber: Cork more attractive for millennials than both NY and Sydney. Come visit and see for yourself 🌈🎊💡🍴 @ConnectingCork https:/…

If you haven't visited #Cork yet, this video might tempt you! #comejoinus #ConnectingCork @VisitCork_iehttps://t.co/KtJsYQSdPy

RT @CloudCIX: For #India, I see #Ireland as a vital gateway to #Europe and a bridge across the Atlantic," @narendramodi India PM on recent…

RT @BusinessWorldIE: Enterprise Ireland client companies announce 60 jobs for Cork
https://t.co/t6HEdiGgUo @Entirl @CorkChamber #startups #…

RT @CorkChamber: Home to the navy, Ireland's own Alcatraz, & departure point for 2.5mn emigrants, learn your Cork Harbour facts here
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@osheaucc outlines how @UCCalumnetwork @CUBSucc & 'communicating with the community' will grow investment in #Cork https://t.co/C3EV0i76oT

RT @CorkChamber: New Record Breaking Office Development Heightens Cork City’s Ambition https://t.co/xDXe7bKgWS

RT @IDAIRELAND: Alter Domus Announces 60 New Jobs and a Second Office in Ireland via @IDAIRELAND https://t.co/9xG4dN8FSh

@IDASouthWest @AlterDomus @IDAIRELAND @CorkChamber @JobsEnterInnov Welcome announcement from @AlterDomus and exciti… https://t.co/b6GQW8cZUw

RT @IDASouthWest: International Financial Services Firm @AlterDomus announce the establishment of Centre of Excellence in #Cork creating 60…

RT @UCC: UCC scores top marks in U-Multirank
Great news for UCC today in the EU-sponsored ranking system U-Multirank.More https://t.co/Fd0K…

Ambitious flagship development for O'Callaghan Properties gets go-ahead in #Cork 310,000sq ft coming online in 2018!
https://t.co/oTkpmjDf9H

RT @CorkAirport: @wow_air announces new 4 times weekly Chicago route @CorkAirport from July 13 July from €139 oneway including taxes
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RT @VisitCork_ie: Watch the new @CorkAirport time lapse video showcasing the best of Cork! https://t.co/ZY4bVhC7FW #visitcork @wildatlanticw

RT @VisitCork_ie: Join the @vagabrothers on their Cork food trail to see why Cork is known as the food capital of Ireland https://t.co/H2Zq…

RT @VisitCork_ie: Visit Cork have a stand at Meitheal today & tomorrow. Drop by to collect a lovely @AuntyNellies @BallymaloeRelish gift it…

RT @corkcitycouncil: Cork 2050 is a joint submission by Cork City Council & Cork County Council to the National Planning Framework https://…

RT @AgenceMMAP: Comment et autour de quels piliers @Corkinnovates a-t-elle construit son attractivité pour rayonner ? #PMF17 https://t.co/A…

"Cork will be the next hot spot for data centres" - #Cork has a huge advantage in high-speed #data connectivity https://t.co/WGHyPkcqxa

Exciting times for #Cork with plenty of new commercial developments planned in the city #makeitcork #comejoinus https://t.co/FN5NIicCZr

Great work @Corkinnovates @SiobhanMFinn spreading the word abroad about #Cork's entrepreneurial and innovative cult… https://t.co/gootwTxoOy

RT @OSullivanIta: Thrilled to see Nimesh of @Helixworks in #BOIworkbench & not just because he brought a hoodie! #SxSW most innovative co…

RT @NeilOKeefe: Irish 🇮🇪start-up @Helixworks named most #innovative #SXSW pitch event https://t.co/rFRtF8o9Y3

RT @BandF: UK Company, @_Wavepower Technologies, opens new office at The Entrepreneur Ship (MaREI) #Cork, creating 10 new #jobs! https://t.…

Excellent work being done by @Conference_Cork to bring international conferences to #Cork #makeitcorkhttps://t.co/3tJo04Mbe5

@LenoxConsulting Looking forward to hearing more details! #ConnectingCork https://t.co/v1Cc37cNQj

RT @CorkChamber: Make sure to get a copy of today's @CorkEveningEcho where we talk infrastructure, NPF, Brexit, IFS and new growth opportun…

#Ireland is a global centre for #IFS & #Cork is the country's second hub for IFS activity. Come join us!… https://t.co/B52VPGJN78

RT @GlobalIrishFS: "Cork’s imposing Butter Exchange the one-time largest butter market in the world" @CorkChamber @ConnectingCork @CorkTIO

RT @Heritage_Wealth: "Cork’s imposing Butter Exchange the one-time largest butter market in the world" @CorkChamber @ConnectingCork @CorkTI

Great content & excellent networking with US asset management community @IrishFunds events in Boston & New York-well done to all #whyireland

RT @CorkChamber: Cork's IFS Solution Highlighted in Boston and New York @ConnectingCork #whycork
https://t.co/W8ZktQ6HAH https://t.co/Fn70m…

Very practical summary of potential implications of Brexit for funds industry from @AndyOCallagha @IrishFunds NY @IRLDeptFinance

@MurphyEoghan Ireland is committed to Europe & the Single Market..we are optimistic, planning for the future & ahead of the game @IrishFunds

RT @mayocorina: Wonderful meeting @CorkChamber + hearing all about the grt things happening in Cork. #ESB even has the red (ish) lights on!…

Positive discussions with @IDAIRELAND @IrelandinNY @bjonesbh briefing on ConnectingCork IFS strategy @dfatirlhttps://t.co/Klh8rCp8tr

Thanks Steve @LenoxConsulting for organising #Cork diaspora evening here in NYC-great to meet everyone & get feedba… https://t.co/kb71SaLSRz

@barrieoco outlines opportunities for growing #Cork - #Boston business links and tourism @ConnectingCorkhttps://t.co/aRD39L5f24

RT @CaraGroupTravel: Exciting times ahead @CorkAirport @ConnectingCork to the USA. https://t.co/2k3uc4F5dl

Thanks for the hard work on developing our brochures and pop-ups @wade_create! #connectingcork https://t.co/Rfe3ron9xg

Happy to support a record year for #Irish funds and a record turnout at @IrishFunds breakfast seminar this morning!… https://t.co/smZPxseAE6

RT @paulsavage: A great afternoon presentation from @ConnectingCork about fostering more Boston / Cork links. @CorkAirport is a big part of…

RT @CorkAirport: Niall MacCarthy MD @CorkAirport speaking earlier @ConnectingCork event in Boston to promote new transatlantic connectivity…

#Ireland has a strong offering & provides a solution for asset management companies distributing throughout the EU post-Brexit @IrishFunds

RT @CorkChamber: Cork, a vibrant, creative place to do business @connectingcork https://t.co/xK4JypinNi

RT @barrieoco: "Ireland is an IFS hub that adapts, innovates & provides solutions" super sentiment to kick off @IrishFunds @IRLDeptFinance

Delighted to be sponsoring @IrishFunds Boston breakfast seminar today - great turnout from Irish and US funds indus… https://t.co/K7gFfVVhGS

Thanks to @IDAIRELAND @EI_theUSA @bostonchamber for positive discussions on growing #Cork - #Boston business relati… https://t.co/o6P1Ihbd21

CUBS @UCC are vital partners in @CorkChamber Financial Services Forum & a key component of Cork's IFS Solution for… https://t.co/2c1RaZkZo2

RT @CorkChamber: @mayoredlee Thanks for your continued friendship! We are very proud of our sister-city relationship with #sanfrancisco @Co

RT @IrishFunds: Don't forget to register for our seminar in Boston on Wednesday, 8 March! See here for agenda: https://t.co/EyRqormgC1

RT @IrishFunds: Toronto! Registration is still open join us for talks on #Brexit #Blockchain Reg Reporting and Regulatory updates : https:/…

RT @IrishFunds: Don't forget to register for the New York seminar next Friday,10! See agenda and register here: https://t.co/g2DMNnz47j

RT @IrlEmbOslo: We'll be seeing this image a lot more often in Cork, Shannon and Dublin! 19 new transAtlantic routes, with WiFi too! Sent…

Exciting new commercial properties coming online make #Cork an attractive location for business and investment… https://t.co/QZKNOxdoaS

RT @corkcitycouncil: Whats happening in our wonderful city centre this month! #corkcc @corkcitycentre
https://t.co/UNAmnhimiM https://t.co…

#ConnectingCork is delighted to sponsor @IrishFunds Boston breakfast to highlight Cork's regional IFS solution… https://t.co/8N4cdnE94w

RT @IrishFunds: Irish Funds is pleased to announce the agenda and speakers for the upcoming seminars in Boston,New York & Toronto https://t…

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