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Corona has pulled its sponsorship.

CEO of the festival for almost 30 years Mick Hannigan has been made redundant while festival programmer Una Feely has also lost her job.

Reason?

The festival’s financial situation.

But, according to a press release from Mr Hannigan to Donald Clarke, of the Irish Times, the festival has made a surplus every year for the last four years and that Corona’s sponsorship amounted to just 16% of thei festival’s budget.

Anyone?

Programmer and CEO of Cork Film Festival Made Redundant, Irish Times) 

Film Festival Chief and Programmer Made Redundant, Dan Buckley, Irish Examiner) 

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