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
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..
Norwegian Air International have launched their transatlantic flights direct from Cork to Boston, with fares as low as €69! WOW Air are also commencing an all year round service operating 4 times a week to Reykjavik, with onward connections to eight destinations across the US and Canada, with starting fares as low as $163.00 (€149.00) […]
Cobh has been listed as the second-best cruise destination in Western Europe by Cruise Critic, a leading cruise review site and online cruise community. In the British Isles and Western Europe category, Cobh ranked second. Cork currently accounts for 17.
University College Cork (UCC) was named Sunday Times Best University of the Year and Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) was named Institute of Technology of the Year for 2016. Cork now has approximately 35,000 registered third-level students between UCC and CIT, including international students from across 104 countries..