Half of Irish consumers shop online, while  38 per cent of 25-34-year-olds shop online on a weekly basis. File photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Cork has become the first city in Europe to launch a customer service charter for businesses in a bid to help stores improve the shopping experience a(...)

The former Beamish & Crawford site in Cork.

A number of Cork business groups have come together to urge both the Government and Cork City Council to clarify what exactly is happening in relation(...)

From August 9th, private cars will be banned from Patrick Street between 3pm and 6.30pm daily. Photograph: Google

Business leaders in Cork have expressed hope that an afternoon ban on private cars entering the city’s main thoroughfare, Patrick Street, will prove a(...)

The ban on cars on Patrick Street in Cork will be discussed again in August.

Cork City Council has decided to suspend the controversial afternoon car ban on the city’s main thoroughfare, Patrick St for three months following co(...)

Patrick Street, Cork. Photograph: Eric Luke

Cork city traders are to lobby local councillors ahead of a Cork City Council meeting next week to get the council to reverse an afternoon ban on priv(...)

Patrick Street, Cork city. Photograph: Eric Luke

Cork residents should give the new ban on private cars on the city’s main thoroughfare a chance before judging the restriction, the president of Cork (...)

Many family-owned businesses in Cork city are facing extinction if Cork City Council does not start listening to traders’ concerns about the loss of parking spaces in the city centre, traders warn. Photograph: Getty Images

Many family-owned businesses in Cork city are facing extinction if Cork City Council does not start listening to traders’ concerns about the loss of p(...)

Claire Nash (fourth from left) with her staff at Nash19

A Cork businesswoman who almost lost her business after the floods of 2014 has expressed concern that the Government may reallocate €140 million desig(...)

Business leaders in Cork hope a series of new road projects and public transport developments will be part of the Government’s National Planning Framework.

Business leaders in Cork are confident that a number of major infrastructure projects for the region will get the green light when the Government’s Na(...)

English Market fishmonger Pat O’Connell: “it looks to be very organised with one set begging and then others collecting from them.” Photograph:  Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Traders in Cork have raised concerns about a group of Romanian men and women begging on the streets of the city centre in the run up to Christmas. Co(...)

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