Cork Week has enjoyed a long and illustrious history, both on the Irish and international sailing calendar. Volvo Cars Ireland, in conjunction with Johnson and Perrott Motor Group, is proud and delighted to be associated with this prestigious event. Volvo has invested heavily in the sailing arena over the years and Ireland benefitted greatly from the visit of the Volvo Ocean Race to Galway. Volvo Cork Week is the biggest sailing event to take place in Ireland in 2022. We are looking forward to an exciting program in Crosshaven in July and welcoming sailors and visitors alike.
Johnson & Perrott Motor Group, is one of Ireland’s leading motor retailers with a significant presence in Motor Dealerships and Corporate Fleet Management. The award winning group has its Volvo dealership located in Bishopstown.
Cork County Council, a local authority providing public services for the citizens of County Cork, also works in partnership with a range of public agencies and local community groups in establishing and promoting Cork as a significant business and tourism destination. In this regard, the Council has a long running history of supporting Cork Week. This international sailing regatta generates significant investment in the local and wider economy and the Council is proud to be associated with this international event.
The Port of Cork is the key seaport in the south of Ireland and is one of only two Irish ports which service the requirements of all six shipping modes i.e. Lift-on Lift-off, Roll-on Roll-off, Liquid Bulk, Dry Bulk, Break Bulk and Cruise. It has made impressive strides in recent decades. Due to its favourable location on the south coast of Ireland and its modern deepwater facilities, the Port of Cork is ideally positioned and it’s growing reputation for quality service, including prompt and efficient vessel turnaround, ensures its position as a vital link in the global supply chain.
Barry & Fitzwilliam is now Ireland’s largest Independent Premium Drinks Distributor. Representing an exceptional portfolio of international brands, the company carries over 120 Premium Wines, Spirits and Beer brands. Operating from extensive warehousing and administration facilities based in Cork and Dublin, Barry & Fitzwilliam has a direct route to market and is committed to effective nationwide distribution with a distinct emphasis on Customer Care.
Heineken has been based in Cork since 1856, this brewery combines a long and proud tradition with the most up to date technology and innovative marketing and is Ireland’s fastest growing brewery. Heineken Ireland aims to make a valuable and sustainable contribution to society and the following business principles reflect their approach to social responsibility in their operations, respect, integrity and passion for quality.
Musto engineer technical clothing to help sailors perform at their peak. Built on 50 years of engineering cutting-edge performance apparel, they are the world’s leading sailing brand. They only work with the best manufacturers so you can be assured of Musto quality every time.
Cork’s RedFM is an Irish radio station which broadcasts to Cork and the surrounding area, and is aimed at a youth audience. The station commenced broadcasting on 16 January 2002″ and was awarded Ireland’s first youth radio licence. Its target market is the 15-35 age group in Cork city and county
Clean Coasts engages communities in the protection of Ireland’s beaches, seas and marine life. The programme is operated by the Environmental Education Unit of An Taisce and is currently funded by the Department of the Housing, Planning & Local Government and Fáilte Ireland. Clean Coasts is made up of two main elements; Clean Coasts Volunteering and the Green Coast Award.
MaREI is the marine and renewable energy research, development and innovation Centre supported by Science Foundation Ireland. It combines the expertise of a wide range of research groups and industry partners, with the shared mission of solving the main scientific, technical and socioeconomic challenges across the marine and renewable energy sectors. MaREI is coordinated by the Environmental Research Institute (ERI) at University College Cork and has over 200 researchers working across 6 academic institutions collaborating with over 45 industry partners.