Cork: Looking ahead to a brighter future for Cork business

Elaine O'Regan asks Cormac Fitzgerald, president of CPA Ireland, about some of the most pressing business issues facing local businesses in Cork.

29th June, 2014
Cormac Fitzgerald, president of CPA Ireland: It is good to see accounting firms hiring' Picture: Fennells

Q. What is the market like for indigenous SMEs in Cork city and county?

**A.** The market for indigenous SMEs has definitely improved and there is a lot more business confidence in 2014. There are clear signs of actual recovery, rather than the evasive “green shoots” we heard about for so long. The uplift in the Dublin market has not translated to all sectors in Cork, and has not yet reached rural areas, but there...

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