Cork St. Patrick’s Day Parade to take place on Sunday March 17thOrganised by Cork City Council, The Cork St. Patrick’s Festival will take place from March 15th to March 18th 2019, with over 50,000 visitors expected to attend the Cork St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday March 17th, celebrating the theme ‘Stories of Cork’.
Throughout the festival weekend, Cork will be a hive of activity with ...read more
Chambers for Europe - Election an Opportunity for Ireland to Ensure its place at heart of EUAhead of the European Parliament elections taking place this May, Chambers Ireland and a delegation of representatives from around the Irish Chamber Network today (20 Feb 2019) launches its “Chambers for Europe” manifesto in Brussels.
Speaking at the European Parliament this morning, Chambers Ireland ...read more
Visit Cork is hosting a briefing event for those involved in the tourism industry on Wednesday 27 February at Vienna Woods Country House.
Anyone with an interest in tourism or in attracting visitors to Cork is invited to attend, from local community and tourist groups, to festivals and events, to accommodation and experience providers, for an update on Pure Cork’s achievements to date and plans ...read more
Pimbrook Selected As Sage Partner Of The Year
Waterford-based Pimbrook Software, one of Ireland’s leading Sage Partners, has been selected as the Sage Partner Of The Year for 2018. Pimbrook was previously voted the Sage 50 Partner of the Year for 2015, 2016 and 2017, but this current accolade is of much greater significance as the winner was selected from all Sage Partners, regardless of their ...read more
Cork Airport, Ireland’s second busiest and best connected international airport, is to host the top communications specialists from some of Europe's largest airports this week at the Airports Council International (ACI) Europe Digital Communications Forum.
Brexit and its implications for air travellers will be among the topics to be discussed at the two-day forum, which takes place from 21 ...read more
On the 7th of February, 120 of VMware Cork's staff spent the day giving their time and expertise to charities in Cork. The day is a core part of VMware Service Learning, a global initiative run by the VMware Foundation, which aims to provide VMware employees with the opportunity to give their time to causes of their choice in their local community.
At VMware, every employee receives 40 paid ...read more
€7.5m spent by Cork hoteliers on promoting the region in 2018€11.5m spent on capital investment / improving Cork’s hotel stock1,500 additional bedrooms in planning or in build in Cork City350 jobs available in the Cork hotel sector Concerns over VAT rate, new employment legislation and Brexit
A recent survey of Cork hoteliers, conducted by the Cork branch of the Irish Hotels Federation (IHF), ...read more
CUBS Conference 2019 set to inspire future business leaders as students and guest speakers unite for the third annual event.
It’s safe to say it has been an eventful and exciting time for Cork University Business School (CUBS) at University College Cork (UCC). First, news emerged that UCC has secured planning permission at the Trinity Quarter site in the centre of Cork city. This location, ...read more
The Mardyke Arena UCC are delighted to announce that we have been nominated in two categories for the upcoming NUTRAMINO Health & Fitness Awards which will be held in The Mansion House in Dublin on Friday March 8th.
The Mardyke Arena UCC have been nominated in the ‘3rd Level Education Health and Fitness Club of the Year’ and ‘Best Gym in Munster’ Categories.
The ‘Best Gym in Munster’ ...read more
Marymount University Hospital and Hospice has been named as Cork Airport’s 2019 Charity of the Year. In excess of €65,000 has been raised to date by the Airport’s award-winning programme. The Charity of the Year fundraisers have included the high-profile 5km Runway Run at Cork Airport. Other fundraisers include fashion shows, row-a-thons, and charity collection points in the Airport’s terminal and ...read more
Translation company secures €500k funding
Full service translation and interpreting company, TRANSLIT, has secured half a million euro in funding through private equity firm, Clashrock Capital.
Headquartered in Cork, with offices in Dublin and Limerick, TRANSLIT has an impressive portfolio of national and international public and private sector clients. The company, which employs translators ...read more
Triskel Arts Centre have announced that, from March 2019 onwards, they will increase the number of days their cinema will be open each week.
Chris O’Neill, Head of Cinema at Triskel, said, “We have a very loyal cinema audience and saw that there was an appetite for even more of what we do so we decided to extend the screenings to five nights a week (Sunday–Thursday).”
Triskel’s latest ...read more
As proud members of Cork Chamber, Affidea Ireland would like to offer a new 10% account discount for businesses and sports clubs in the locality associated with the Chamber, towards our state-of-the-art ExpressCare services in The Elysian tower.
Affidea is Ireland’s leading provider of diagnostic imaging services, including MRI, Ultrasound, X-ray, CT and DEXA scans, operating a network of ...read more
Join an amazing WARM UP to CHELTENHAM EVENT in the Elm Tree Glounthaune on the 6th of March.
AP McCOY, DAVY RUSSELL, GARY O'BRIEN, KEVIN RYAN, JOHN O'BRIEN will entertain guests.
Drinks reception, 3 course dinner, transfer to CASTLE GLANMIRE
Tables of 10 €1,000
Photo with special guests
Entry to Warm Up in the Castle & transfer inclusive
Tickets contact Ronan Murphy 087 9872173
Version 1 Opens New Munster Headquarters in Cork
and Announces 40 Specialist IT JobsCORK, IRELAND – February 11, 2019 IT Service Provider Version 1 today announced the opening of its new Munster Headquarters in Cork City Centre and the creation of 40 specialist IT jobs for the region. The new office was officially opened by The Lord Mayor of Cork City Mick Finn and An Tánaiste and Minister for ...read more
11 February 2019 The final economic trends survey of 2018 reported on business experiences during October, November and December. The quarterly survey gathered information across a range of metrics to assess business confidence, the operating landscape, skills and the overall perspectives of business for 2019. Thomas McHugh, Director of Public Affairs commenting on the survey, “The ...read more
Bibby Financial Services Ireland (BFSI), a leading provider of funding solutions to Irish SMEs, has appointed Stephen McCarthy as their new Head of Sales for Munster.
In his new role, Stephen will lead the growing Munster sales team at BFSI as the operation strives to provide businesses across the country with bespoke financial assistance through a wide range of specialist and working capital ...read more
Final Countdown to Dress for Success Fashion Show
With only 3 weeks to go before Dress for Success, Cork host their big Spring/Summer ’19 Fashion show, they visited the Lord Mayor, Councillor Mick Finn to update him on progress.
Carmel O’Keeffe, CEO Dress for Success, was delighted to introduce La Creme recruitment consultancy as an associate sponsor for the annual fashion show. Lauren Hendry ...read more
6 February 2019
Cork Chamber has welcomed the approval of the Little Island Transportation Strategy and the commencement of improved access works at the Island’s Eastern entrance.
Cork Chamber Director of Public Affairs, Thomas McHugh stated “This week we reach two significant milestones for Little Island. The commencement of much needed road improvements at the eastern ...read more
MC2 Accountants are pround sponsors of the CBC Harty Team 2019 and look forward to the Dr. Harty Cup Final on February 16th - CBC V Midleton CBS
CBC supported by MC2 will host a night to remember for all hurling fans on Saturday 9th February at 7pm as inter - county hurling management will come together for a very special evening in Christian Brothers College Cork in aid of the CBC Zambia ...read more
Crowleys DFK is delighted to announce Cork ARC Cancer Support House as its inaugural Charity Partner of the Year for 2019.Speaking about the announcement, James O’Connor, Crowleys DFK Managing Partner said, “Crowleys DFK has a long history of successfully fundraising for and contributing to a wide variety of very worthy charities and causes over the years. The launch of our Charity of the Year ...read more
A new series of monthly workshops focusing on supporting young people to develop their self-confidence and emotional intelligence are being rolled out by Karina Taoughlist, a self-confidence coach and founder of KT Confidence Coaching.
The first of these workshops took place on January 24th. The workshops entail a talk on self-confidence, multimedia analysis to develop their capacity to think for ...read more
Delivery timelines for all 2040 projects needed now
Cork Chamber tonight celebrated 200 years of championing business at its annual dinner held in Cork City Hall.Attended by guest of honour President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins, the event saw over 1,000 leading business and political figures come together to mark the bicentenary. In his address, Bill O’Connell, President of Cork Chamber, ...read more
Zenith Technologies announced as Cork Company of the Year 2019Cork Emerging Company of the Year 2019 is VerifishCork SME Company of the Year 2019 is O’Flynn MedicalCork Large Company of the Year 2019 is WisetekCork Corporate of the Year 2019 is Zenith Technologies
The most innovative of Cork businesses were tonight presented with the prestigious Cork Company of the Year Awards 2019 at Cork ...read more
Team Challenge Masterclass: Brexit and Beyond"Deal or No Deal: Hope is no longer an option"
The Team Challenge Process Company are offering a unique opportunity to take control of the chaos with our One-Page CURE for business!
Our goal is to help you prepare a strategic road map for your business, but not just for Brexit. Participants will work together in teams, sharing their knowledge and ...read more
Aircoach, Ireland's leading private bus and coach operator, has announced today that they are investing €2.4 million in their Cork-Dublin route, with the imminent introduction of seven state of the art new vehicles, demonstrating the company’s strong commitment to Cork, providing a 24 hour, seven days a week, transport service between these two important urban centers and Dublin Airport. This ...read more
The Mardyke Arena UCC Corporate Wellness Programme has been designed to help your team modify their lifestyle and give them the tools they need to move towards their optimal state of wellbeing and performance.
The Mardyke Arena UCC are committed to providing you with the resources and guidance to take charge of your own wellbeing and to make a positive change to your team’s lifestyle.About the ...read more
~ One Fab Day at Vienna Woods Country House Hotel ~Leading 4-Star Cork family-run hotel to host FREE Wedding Fayre on Sunday January 27th from 5pm – 7pmShowcasing the Venue’s Unique Wedding Offering
It may be just the start of 2019, but wedding season is fast approaching and for all those love-kissed couples who celebrated getting engaged over Christmas and New Year, or who plan to tie the knot ...read more
Three new state-of-the-art vehicles have been added to the fleet at Cork Airport, as part of its continued investment in its policing and safety functions.
The introduction of a hi-spec John Deere Gator Utility vehicle will improve the ability of the Airport Police Service (APS) to patrol and respond off-road and operate on all terrains during severe weather conditions. The second new addition ...read more
Brian Gallagher has been appointed as the new Head of Aviation Business Development at Cork Airport.
The new appointment comes as Cork Airport, Ireland’s second busiest and best connected international airport, enters its fourth year of consecutive growth, forecasting a 7% increase in passenger numbers for 2019.
Brian has more than seven years of experience working in aviation ...read more
Maldron Hotel South Mall, Cork’s newest 4-star City Centre hotel opened its doors December. The hotel, located in the heart of the city’s business, shopping and entertainment district is the first to be built in 14 years.
Once the old Fire Offices and School of Anatomy for UCC, Maldron Hotel South Mall was purchased by Dalata in 2016 as a 125 bedroom with additional work commencing in 2017 at ...read more
-Cork Chamber is the first Irish Chamber of Commerce to launch an initiative of this kind--Cork Chamber 1819 Fund to build community resilience-
To mark its 200th anniversary, Cork Chamber today launched a six-month community funding drive to raise €200,000, in partnership with Social Innovation Fund Ireland (SIFI). The Cork Chamber 1819 Fund will benefit Cork community initiatives with a ...read more
FitzGerald Legal & Advisory was launched on 18 December 2018. The firm prides itself on its boutique nature and offers a broad range of bespoke legal and advisory services to its clients. The decision to expand the span and depth of services provided by FitzGerald Legal & Advisory was made with regard to the ever-strengthening economy in Cork, the development of the city as a thriving business hub ...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
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
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
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