Cork Airport has launched a new flight tracking function in their application. Thanks to this new feature, when users click on the flight number they will know directly where the aircraft is at all times.
Cork Airport has claimed to be the first in the world to offer this feature. Flight tracking lets you know the aircraft route, speed, type of aircraft, altitude and distance to destination.
“To be the first airport in the world to introduce this innovative feature is a fantastic achievement and is a further example of Cork Airport’s commitment to providing a world-class customer experience for every passenger using the airport,” said Kevin Cullinane, head of communications, Cork Airport.
Additionally this new free app provides updated schedule of bus arrivals and departures, arrivals and departures information, car park book, integrated maps and details of all shops and restaurants in the terminal 1. Besides, it provides information about the weather at the Cork airport as well as live weather reports for all destinations.
Are you going to travel to Cork? Do not wait to try it!
Cork begins the year opting for the prestigious title of European Green Capital in 2017. Essen, Istanbul, Lisbon, Porto, Cascais, Nijmegen,'s-Hertogenbosch and Pécs are some of the cities that compete with Cork for this title.
The European Green Capital Award recognizes cities with the best environment and living environment of its inhabitants. The city that holds the award serves as a model for other cities and aims to promote improvements in the quality of life for millions of people.
So far seven cities have this award. Copenhagen is the current holder; Bristol will do the honours in 2015 and finally take over Ljubljana in 2016. The date chosen for selecting the winner city will be the June 2015 in Bristol, UK. Fingers crossed!
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Irish technology company, Xanadu, announced the creation of 120 new jobs in Cork. In addition, the company established its headquarters in the city.
Xanadu provides technical services to companies like Matchbook.com, a leading sports betting business. The company, founded in 2011, helps to manage massive amounts of data created in the business, using this information to identify partners and analyse consumer trends.
Its expansion into international markets has grown the company, which started with only 8 employees, in which 100 people currently work. Blackpool has been chosen to set the Xanadu headquarters.
The Irish Prime Minister, Enda Kenny, officially announced the creation of 120 jobs and also used to highlight the start of construction of an office block in Albert Quay in Cork.
Glow, the Cork Christmas Festival
If you're looking to immerse yourself in the Christmas spirit, Glow is for you. Glow is the name given to the Christmas Festival that is held annually in the city of Cork, which this year will take place every weekend between November 28th and December 21st.
After the Lights-Up of the Christmas last Thursday now it's time to start enjoying a full schedule of events. Willing to be more magical than ever, you can visit the food and craft market on Grand Parade, listen to or sing carols by candlelight or enjoy the bustle of Christmas shopping in the English Market.
If you like theatre, Cork offers you the chance to enjoy two Christmas musicals in December: Cinderella at the Everyman Palace Theatre and Sleeping Beauty in the Cork Opera House.
Do not want to miss a detail of this festival? Visit the official website for all events ... and start to enjoy Christmas!
SimpliVity, a US company, has announced the creation of 70 new jobs in Cork. With this facility the company plans to cover Europe, the Middle East and African markets. SimpliVity is a company founded in 2009 and based in Massachusetts dedicated to data storage and to provide hyperconverged infrastructure.
It remains to decide the new headquarters of the company, Mahon or Cork City Center are the two possibilities. The selection process of new employees is already open and over the next three years the company will gradually create 70 new jobs.
Randy Boutin, vice president of global services, said: "We continue to experience strong growth due to the rapid transition of our customers to the software defined infrastructure. We are delighted to have the opportunity to build on our Cork operations center and help boost the local economy. "
You can view job openings at this link.
The 59th Cork Film Festival will take place from the 7th to the 16th of November. The festival's creative director, James Mullighan says that "The Cork Film Festival is " Movies. Music. Ideas ". The festival is held at the Cork Opera House, Triskel Christchurch and the Gate Cinema.
In the last year, the program attracted more than 100 events, included in the 80 reproductions of films were 25 documentaries, 20 short films as well as 10 special events.
The program is a mix of photography exhibitions, world cinema, independent films, shorts and documentaries from around the world. The festival is considered one of the best showcases of Irish cinema.
The festival this year has added a new award category "Spirit of the Festival Award" where six movies of several origins are involved including Irish, Spanish, British, Ukrainian, Swiss and Nepali.
You can see the full program and book tickets on the official website of the Cork Film Festival.
Take your seat!
The Tesco supermarket chain last week opened a new store in Cork, which has led to the creation of 100 new jobs. It is the 147th store in the Republic of Ireland and is located in Ballincollig, County Cork. After opening the new Tesco, they now employ 15,000 people in Ireland, 1,100 of which are in the County of Cork.
The new store features a wide range of fresh food and hundreds of local products, including local businesses like Healy's Honey and Denise's Delicious, the latter offers gluten-free baked goods.
The new jobs are divided among the departments of accounting, human resources, administration and business management, marketing, sales and customer service. It is the first of a series of projects that will continue to increase labour supply in this area, McDonalds will create 60 new jobs in the coming weeks with the opening of a new restaurant.
Now we can add one more event to the long list of Halloween events. The Dragon of Shandon is a festival organized by Cork Community Art Link and has a parade in the city center every year. The festival is a collaboration between artists, associations and individuals to show their art.
The festival will take place between Wednesday 29 October to Friday 31 October. All the volunteers have worked in the festival for the past year to restructure and convert the Dragon of Shandon in a reference.
The hub of the festival will be a huge marquee at Anne's Park. During the day, families can enjoy a variety of activities while in the evening visitors will find a cabaret and live music. At the festival there will be fire, food, workshops and local film shorts. Samhain traditional games will be held for children in The Shandon Tower and the garden of the Butter Museum.
One of the most anticipated moments will be the Grand Dragon Parade on Friday at 7.00pm. The tour will begin in the building Butter Museum and tour the streets of the city of Cork.
You can find the full program of activities on the official festival website. Grab your coat and get ready to enjoy this festival of the Dragon!
EazyCity has just been announced as one of the Finalists in the Cork Digital Marketing Awards 2014!
We will take part to the Finals in the category Best Digital Marketing for a SME!
The competition aims to showcase the innovative use of digital marketing in driving business performance and to spotlight effective digital marketing strategy by Cork Businesses.
So, what comes next?
The winners will remain a closely guarded secret until the announcement at a gala lunch in the Kingsley Hotel (Cork) on the 6th of November: fingers crossed for our Marketing Team!
Please visit the official website of the Cork Chamber for more info.