Press Release15 January 2019
Uncertainty prevails in vote against Orderly WithdrawalCommenting on this evening’s (15 January 2019) outcome of the 'meaningful vote' in the UK's House of Commons, which ended in a vote against the Withdrawal Agreement, Chambers Ireland Chief Executive Ian Talbot commented,“After months of speculation and despite the recent assurances to the UK from the EU on their ...read more
Cork Chamber President Bill O’Connell highlights the growing anticipation of the Cork business community for the publication of the Cork Metropolitan Area Transport Strategy.
In commenting, Mr. O’Connell stated, “The Cork Metropolitan Area Transport Strategy has been signalled as a game-changer for Cork, a precursor to significant public transport infrastructure and network investment on a scale ...read more
15 January 2019
Changing to Qualified Majority Voting on tax issues will act against Irish competitiveness
Commenting on today’s (15 January 2019) official Communication from the European Commission, calling on European leaders to consider moving to qualified majority voting in EU taxation policy, Chambers Ireland Chief Executive Ian Talbot commented,
“Ireland’s tax system has ...read more
The Cork U16 Ladies Football Management team are trying to help our panel of talented young ladies to achieve the highest level of success this year. Our goal is simple, we want our panel to go out and win the All Ireland Championship. Our journey to get to this level is not so simple!
These exceptional girls have to have incredible commitment to achieve this goal. Getting a panel to this level ...read more
Cork Chamber of Commerce today launched their 200 year anniversary programme, with the announcement that the President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, will give the keynote speech at this year’s Annual Dinner.
In his first address to a business audience since his second term inauguration, the President will address attendees at the sell-out Annual Dinner in Cork City Hall, where 1,000 of the ...read more
The new positions will be in technical support for tradespeople and will be part of two new websites that are being launched by the company.
The two websites are part of a €1m investment and will be called 'Sea Box Shop' and 'NRG Store'. They will partner with various companies to offer products to customers. It is expected there will be 10,000 products available on both platforms by the end of ...read more
The FD Centre invites you to our Breakfast Meeting on Friday, 25 January at the Clayton Hotel Cork City, Lapp’s Quay. We will host a panel discussion around the significant challenges facing businesses in 2019. SMEs today are facing into a storm of uncertainty in 2019, from Brexit to rising interest rates on both sides of the Atlantic and trade wars that show no sign of slowing down. Navigating ...read more
Cancel your plans, burger fans.
Ireland’s annual Burger Festival is back for 2019, with a week of bellybusting events, tastings and demonstrations confirmed for the first month of the year.
Kicking off on January 28th, 2019 and running until February 3rd, Burger Fest 2019, in association with Ballymaloe, is asking venues across Ireland to be creative and adventurous, celebrating everything ...read more
Ireland’s largest annual conference for project managers is to be held in Cork for the first time in February. Over 300 delegates from across the country will attend the Ireland Chapter of Project Management Institute’s (PMI) national conference at Fota Island Resort, Cork on 28 February, where TV architect Dermot Bannon will deliver a keynote address. It is the first time that this prestigious ...read more
It is a new year and another stellar line up of films at Triskel Christchurch, with yet another eclectic mixture of cinematic offerings from around the world.
We begin on Thursday 3 January with Loving Vincent, the world’s first oil painted feature film, a special screening which will be shown after the opening of Sandra Hickey’s new exhibition.
There are several Irish documentaries including ...read more
Open to everyone one-year and up from 10am-10pm, 365 days throughout the New Year, on a fee basis or as a covered benefit with Laya Healthcare and Irish Life Health, with onsite access to x-ray, MRI, ultrasound and CT scans. WHY WAIT?
click on the below link to read more about Affidea's one-year anniversary:Affidea ExpressCare in The Elysian in Cork celebrates one-year anniversary
Helen O’Connell is the newly appointed Business Development Consultant with data protection and cyber security experts, Enguard. Originally from Cork, Helen holds a B.A. and a post-graduate diploma in food marketing from University College Cork. Helen also has qualifications in Digital Marketing and & Procurement. Helen has extensive experience working in various industries including FMCG, retail ...read more
The Centre for Advanced Photonics and Process Analysis (CAPPA) would like to invite you to a free seminar focusing on how to enhance your business through collaboration and state funding. Date: Thursday 31st JanuaryTime: 9.30 – 12.30Venue: South Court Hotel Limerick
Here you will learn about:· Integrating innovation into your business· Understanding State Funding ...read more
Leading law firm, Comyn Kelleher Tobin, (CKT) has announced three strategic appointments following a year of growth. With offices in Cork and Dublin, the firm has appointed two Partners and a Marketing Manager to their 60 strong team of professionals.
Yvonne Joyce joins the firm’s Litigation practice with Sinead Fitzgerald promoted to Partner within the firm’s nationally recognised Childcare and ...read more
What can you get for the lady in your life who really deserves something special? For a truly thoughtful treat, book tickets to a unique Women’s Little Christmas event! The ‘Ladies Lunch and Fashion Showcase’ in aid of Breakthrough Cancer Research, takes place on Sunday 6th January from 12-5pm in the luxurious surroundings of the Cork International Hotel.
Now in its 8th year, the event offers an ...read more
City Regions Ireland Meet with Minister Eoghan Murphy to discuss Ireland’s 5 Cities New City Regions Ireland group launched today with 8 principles for the urban futureWednesday, 28th November. City Regions Ireland is a new group bringing together the Chambers of Commerce of Cork, Dublin, Galway, Limerick and Waterford- Ireland’s 5 cities as identified by the National Planning Framework, Ireland ...read more
Cork Chamber and the British Embassy in Ireland have this morning launched a joint report: ‘Joining the Dots – Promoting Economic Opportunity between the UK and South West Ireland’ and agreed a programme of work to drive closer business and academic links.Among the key findings of the report are:93% of survey respondents envisage future potential for expanded collaboration between the UK and ...read more
Cork’s top hoteliers and tourism providers celebrated the best of their industry in style at the recent annual Irish Hotels Federation (IHF) Cork branch Tourism Dinner. The glitzy black-tie event, which took place in the Radisson Blu Hotel and Spa in Little Island, was attended by almost 450 tourism and hospitality professionals.
It celebrated the global landscape of the region’s tourism and ...read more
Speaking at Cork Chamber’s 8th annual dinner held this evening Chamber President Bill O’Connell narrated a vision of Cork in 2030 underpinned by Government delivery of the National Development Plan without delay. A thriving and diverse city region, facilitated by light rail, infrastructure, downtown living and access to waterways.
Held in the Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road in association with ...read more
“The world was a very different place 10 years ago, the internet was accessible predominantly from your desk. Instagram, Airbnb, Snapchat and Spotify didn’t exist and the world saw the introduction of the first generation iPhone,” reflected John Brennan, Director at ePresence Online Marketing, as he and his team mark 10 years in business.
Fast forward to 2018 and we live in a constantly ...read more
Cork Chamber of Commerce, the leading business organisation in Cork, has signed a two year contract with Spearline to use their General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance software solution Spearline Data Protection - Managed Service. Conor Healy, Chief Executive and Naoimh Frawley, Office Manager and Data Lead of Cork Chamber of Commerce met with Ciara Lucy, Managing Director of ...read more
CIT student awarded inaugural Janssen scholarship
The first Janssen / CIT Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Degree Scholarship has been awarded to Tadgh McCarthy, a student of Cork Institute of Technology’s Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology degree course.
The bursary, which will be awarded annually, is open to all first year students of CIT’s Pharmaceutical Biotechnology ...read more
The stage is set for one of the most exciting collaborations in the history of Irish theatre between Cork Opera House and University College Cork.
An eight-year partnership will see these two organisations work together to educate and inspire the next generation of arts managers, creative practitioners and professionals which will have a significant impact on the arts industry. The collaboration ...read more
Experience the buzz of Newcastle, fly direct from Cork AirportIf you’re looking for a short hop flight for a destination guaranteed to provide a good time, Newcastle is the place to be.
Situated on the River Tyne, this industrial city is renowned throughout the world for its legendary nightlife, bolstered by a youthful and energetic student population. The friendly and fun loving city has also ...read more
Jetting Off From Cork Airport Has Never Been Easier With New Parking Options
Cork Airport has recently upgraded its cark parking system to make the customer experience even more smooth and secure. Options for car parking at the airport are extensive with a pricing structure to suit all pockets. Getting to the airport quickly and conveniently is now easier than ever. Whether you’re travelling for ...read more
Southampton calling!Did you know you can now fly direct to Southampton from Cork Airport with Aer Lingus? The Airport is building on its well-established routes into the UK and Southampton is one of the most recent additions. An attractive port city, it is also the ideal gateway to discovering the unique charms of the English countryside and the truly gorgeous towns and villages of ...read more
Cork Airport Destination Guide - Focus On Leeds
Leeds is Britain’s fourth largest city and a vibrant university town to boot, known to many for its famous football tea. If you’re looking for a quick hop weekend away, Leeds has much to offer. Its impressive Victorian architecture is largely intact and easily explored on foot.
The city boasts a vibrant cultural scene and is home to both Opera ...read more
Cork Airport Destination Guide - Focus On MenorcaThe sun-soaked Island paradise of Menorca is now on the list of fantastic summer destinations from Cork Airport. From summer 2016 you can fly with CityJet and be at your well-deserved holiday destination in just under 2 and half hours.
The island is an unspoilt, idyllic haven in the Mediterranean, perfect for a stress free holiday with family ...read more