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Nov

07
  • Cork offers competitive advantage to Life Sciences companies

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    The announcement this month from Janssen Sciences Ireland UC of the creation of 200 new jobs brings to over 600 the number of new jobs created in the life sciences sector in Cork in 2017. This is a hugely positive investment for the entire region, and a testament to Janssens’ commitment to Cork, the Janssen […]

Sep

15
  • CORK IS EUROPE’S MOST CULTURALLY VIBRANT CITY

    Written by: Ivan McCutcheon

      The European Union’s Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor has named Cork as the most culturally vibrant city in an assessment that examined culture and creativity across 168 cities in 30 European countries. The first ever Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor shows how well the cities perform on a range of measures describing the ‘Cultural […]

Sep

11
  • CORK- BIG ON LIFE, BIG ON TALENT, BIG ON TECH

    Written by: John Marry

    Cork is home to over 60 overseas tech companies, employing 14,000 people in the region. Our wide skills base in this sector means that we have a hugely adaptable workforce that can support the requirements of the growing industry requirements. European Tech Cluster it@cork is a leading not-for-profit independent business organization, representing the interests of […]

Aug

24
  • SKIBBEREEN’S DIGITAL HUB

    Written by: John Marry

    A great 2016 success story for the region was the official launch of the Ludgate@Skibbereen digital hub, which has seen Skibbereen gain the title of a 1Gigabit community, and is transforming the way Ireland thinks about rural business communities

Aug

24
  • POSITIVE NEWS STORIES FROM 2016

    Written by: John Marry

    2016 was a busy year in Cork, with a host of announcements of further capital investments by a number of multinationals, as well as announcements of over 750 new jobs for the Cork region, by companies that include: Hortonworks, Amarenco Solar, Netigate, Abtran, Aspira, Eventbrite, Core HR, Zevas Communications, GE Healthcare, Teamwork.com and Cylance..

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