Entries by Bo Browne

Infrastructure Updates

1. NTA Survey results In May we facilitated an NTA survey, engaging with businesses throughout the Island to guide the nature of investment into Little Island. The Island has benefited recently from road improvements that are very welcome but is still all but devoid of multi-modal transport options such as bus and bike. Thanks to […]

Commuter Travel Survey Launched in Little Island

Press Release: May 9th 2019 Cork Chamber, in collaboration with the National Transport Authority today launched the NTA Smarter Travel Workplaces programme at the Laya Healthcare offices in Eastgate Business Park, Little Island. The programme which invites businesses to sign up, kicks off with a commuter travel survey for business employees in Little Island and […]

Cork Chamber in the US

Last month, Cork Chamber participated in a series of events and activities in the US, from San Francisco and Florida, to New York, Washington and Chicago. The activities included representation in a combination of twinned city meetings with the Lord Mayor and Cork City Council executives, as well as regional promotion and tourism promotion activities […]

Passengers Make Ireland’s First Journey on a Biogas Bus

Bus travellers in Cork were the first passengers to journey on a ‘green bus’ in Ireland on Monday 25th March.  With zero carbon emission footprint, the biomethane-powered bus is a viable alternative for Ireland’s public bus fleet. The biogas bus has been part of national trials looking at green bus performance, air quality impacts and […]

M28: A Critical Enabler for Ireland’s fastest Growing City Region

Cork Chamber highlights the importance of maximising our regional strategic employment areas, one of which is Ringaskiddy; our strategic international connectivity assets, Port of Cork; and our overall regional socio-economic development potential. It is crucial as a region that we facilitate the development that will meet the needs of future population target projections, facilitate jobs […]