Cork Card launch Friday 26th April.
Cork Card is a lifestyle and wellness membership card for the people of Cork.
Businesses including Gyms, Salons, Restaurants, Bars, Spas and a whole lot more are offering some great things to the people of Cork. It even includes savings on tyres and filtered water!
Once you have the membership card there is no limit on the number of uses; in fact the ...read more
Affidea Ireland is delighted to announce ExpressCare Minor Injuries & Illnesses Walk-In Clinic in The Elysian in Corkas main sponsor of Blackrock National Hurling Club as part of a new three year agreement.
ExpressCare is open to everyone from 10am to 10pm, 365 days a year, in Cork and Dublin, to offer a modern, comfortable alternative to busy A&Es; significantly relieving the burden on local ...read more
SeaFest, Ireland’s largest free family-friendly maritime celebration, unveils its exciting 2019 programme today for Cork, with over 100 events taking place from 7 – 9 June. An estimated 100,000 visitors are expected at the Port of Cork in Cork City for SeaFest 2019, with the line-up to include cooking demonstrations from celebrity chefs Neven Maguire and Rory O'Connell and talks from Met Éireann ...read more
Specialist Life sciences staffing firm SRG has opened a new office in Cork.
Tánaiste Simon Coveney TD and SRG Managing Director Kelly Morton joined Associate Director Paul O'Brien for a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
O’Brien, a Cork local, has been appointed to lead SRG's Ireland activities from the new office. He brings almost 20 years of industry experience, the last decade of which has been spent ...read more
Russell Landscaping , based in Cork City have been announced as the overall 'Design & Build winner at the prestigious Association of Landscape Contractors (ALCI) awards in the Titanic Centre Belfast. The all-Ireland ALCI awards often referred to as the 'Oscars of the landscaping industry', celebrate the high standards of professionalism and skill in the delivery of commercial private ...read more
The Imperial Hotel is delighted to announce Bastien Peyraud is the newly appointed General Manager.
Prior to joining the hotel, Bastien, who has worked in the hospitality industry for over 20 years, was Hotel General Manager at the Brown’s Hotel in London Mayfair part of Rocco Forte Collection, and prior to this spent 12 years in Red Carnation Hotels. Originally from Lyon in France, Bastien ...read more
The Nimbus Technology Gateway at Nimbus Research Centre is one of fifteen Enterprise Ireland Technology Gateways, providing businesses with innovative software and hardware technical research and development capabilities. Nimbus is the largest IoT applied research centre in Ireland with approximately 80 full time researchers and engineers on site. The Nimbus Gateway is a registered knowledge ...read more
Leading Irish flexible workspace company Glandore, launches its national green initiative ahead of Earth Day 2019. An annual event celebrated on April 22, Earth Day is promoted through events worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection.
A family business established in 2001, Glandore offers flexible workspace, private offices, coworking and event spaces across its nine locations ...read more
Philip O’ Leary has been appointed as a board member to the Irish Banking Culture Board (“IBCB”). As Managing Partner and head of the Commercial Law Practice with leading Cork-based professional services firm FitzGerald Legal & Advisory, Philip has accumulated more than 20 years specialised experience in representing financial institutions in the areas of new lending, restructure, asset sales and ...read more
Irish Waters Leakage Reduction Programme works in the Victorian Quarter of Cork City.
The installation of the new water main on the south side of MacCurtain Street is nearing completion with a short section at the Kent Station side of the Summerhill Junction to be installed this coming week. This will facilitate the connection to the newly laid water main on the Lower Glanmire Road and ...read more
The Sports Gear Direct Cork Business League is an adult amateur male junior soccer league which currently operates in the Autumn – Spring football season. Founded in 1953, still affectionately referred to as the ‘shipping league’, has provided junior football for teams representing their places of work for over half a century and recently celebrated its ...read more
Enguard are delighted to announce the launch of their new and improved GDPR e-learning training course.
Article 39 of the GDPR, outlines the requirement for all organisations to train their staff to awareness level. That is exactly what this course is aimed to do, in the simplest way possible. This course is ideal for anyone looking to train their staff, as it allows staff members the ...read more
PRESS RELEASE11 April 2019Analysing the results of Cork Chamber’s Quarter One Economic Trends Thomas McHugh, Director of Public Affairs commented, “The Q1 2019 shows a rise in business confidence to a very healthy 96% from the Cork business community, with 80% of businesses expecting an increase in turnover over the next 12 months. With the construction activity increasing in the City there is ...read more
Leading Irish law firm, Comyn Kelleher Tobin (CKT), has announced the appointment of Cliona Kenny as Solicitor in the firm's Litigation and Healthcare departments.
With almost 20 years working in all areas of litigation, specifically clinical litigation and medical negligence, Cliona brings a wealth of knowledge to one of Ireland’s largest healthcare teams.
Cliona joins CKT’s senior team of ...read more
Leading law firm, Comyn Kelleher Tobin (CKT), has become the first Irish law practise to welcome legal mental health charity LawCare to speak to all employees – solicitors, legal executives and support staff – about their services and how to ask for emotional support when needed.
LawCare is a registered charity that promotes and supports good mental health and wellbeing across the legal ...read more
VERDE LED, a Cork headquartered, leading Irish manufacturer of commercial energy saving LED lighting solutions, has announced details of a €5 million fund they now have available for customers to finance their energy efficient lighting needs. The announcement was made at this year’s SEAI Energy Show, held at the RDS, Dublin 4, on Thursday 28th of March – where VERDE LED shared a stand with ...read more
The Cork World Book Fest is approaching its mid-teenage years – often difficult but thankfully not for this local festival which has global reach.
The festival starts, as always, on 23rd April which is UNECSCO World Book Day, and runs over five days, with back-to-back events all day and evening on Saturday 27th April, concluding with a celebration of new books by local writers. Events take ...read more
Simon Coveney, TD, Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs & Trade in the presence Mayor of the County of Cork Councillor Patrick Gerard Murphy has today (April 5) marked the official opening of Tabor Group’s ‘Tabor Fellowship House’ at Spur Hill, Doughcloyne, Cork. This development was supported by The Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government through Rebuilding Ireland, Cork ...read more
SHE IS SUSTAINABLE CORK
Women for a sustainable future
All female panels of speakers talking about how Cork women can change the world, and attracting over 200 participants, men and women, in an interactive event. That was She is Sustainable Cork, a conference on sustainability and women’s’ leadership, held on Saturday 30th March in the Western Gateway Building in UCC. The event was ...read more
Cork Chamber has been shortlisted for three awards at the Chamber Awards 2019. Returning for the first time in 10 years, the awards seek to recognise the outstanding work of Chambers around the country.
The shortlisted projects are:Event of the Year: Cork Chamber Annual Dinner 2019Most Successful Policy Campaign: Cork & Limerick Chambers ‘Gearing up for the M20 Cork-Limerick Motorway’Best ...read more
KMC Homes have long championed the customer in their end-to-end Design and Build Services for those building an exclusive new home. To this end they have developed a market leading client smartphome app where their clients can stay up to date with daily photographs from site, message their foreman, view their up to date account or check in on the project schedule.
"Our goal is to make building ...read more
Continue your education while you start your career.Griffith College's campuses in Dublin, Cork and Limerick have launched a Learn and Earn initiative, working with leading employers including the Central Bank of Ireland, and now being promoted to ISME (Irish SME Association) members nationwide.
The initiative is aimed at school leavers who wish to enter the workplace immediately after second ...read more
SeaFest and Cork Harbour Festival are coming together for Ireland’s biggest maritime celebration, which will take place in Cork this June. Cork City Council and the Inter-Departmental Marine Coordination Group (MCG) present SeaFest, a national free and family friendly maritime festival, at the Port of Cork on 7 - 9 June. This will be the culmination of a weeklong celebration of Ireland’s rich ...read more
Cork hotelier Michael Magner has acquired full ownership of the historic Vienna Woods Hotel, along with his father in law Mr Brian Scully, having bought out the Fitzgerald family, for an undisclosed sum.
Michael Magner purchased the hotel in 2006 in partnership with The Fitzgerald family, owners of the four-star Fitzgerald’s Woodlands House Hotel & Spa in Adare, Co. Limerick.
Together they ...read more
No sooner had the Oscars® red carpet been rolled up, than Cork Film Festival had some exciting news of its own from the Academy. The Festival's Documentary Short Award has been approved by the Academy to be added to the Oscar®-qualifying Festival list. This means that the winner of this Award at Cork Film Festival 2019 this November will automatically join the long list for the Oscars® in ...read more
Cork Convention Bureau (CCB) will host its 7th annual business tourism showcase, Keep Cork Meeting, at Pairc Ui Chaoimh on Thursday 11th April from 7.30am to 12 noon. The event is ideal for anyone involved in organising events and meetings in Cork.
Keep Cork Meeting, which is Ireland’s longest running meetings and events expo, aims to encourage more conferences, meetings and events in Cork, ...read more
Cork Airport, Ireland’s second busiest international airport, has introduced a new road traffic management system to facilitate growing passenger numbers.
The measures include investment in an upgrade of the forecourt, improved access to car parks, improved signage, a new two-way road system to the Red Express car park and enhanced public transport lanes, all designed to improve road traffic ...read more
Sandra Maher is bringing Thinking Into Results to Cork.
Developed by world-renowned success expert Bob Proctor and corporate attorney Sandy Gallagher. Thinking Into Results is building the motivation, effectiveness and entrepreneurial capacity of individuals, teams and corporations the world over.
It is the result of 50+ years of dedicated study and research around human potential. It’s ...read more
mytaxi has committed to supporting social enterprises in Cork city and County with a donation of €10,000 to the Cork Chamber 1819 Fund.
The fund being promoted by Cork Chamber aims to raise €100,000 over the six-months to July 2019. All funds raised will be matched by Social Innovation Fund Ireland (SIFI) euro for euro, from the Dormant Accounts Fund and will go directly to Cork community ...read more
Opportunities across the Atlantic – Canada Calls
Exploring Export and Investment Potential in the Canadian Market
Ireland's first whole-of-Government strategy for the US and Canada under the Global Ireland Initiative will see Ireland doubling its impact in both jurisdictions, through investment, political and economic engagement, cultural promotion and partnership with our diaspora up to 2025. ...read more
Cork Institute of Technology presents Alumni Awards
Cork Institute of Technology’s Faculty of Business and Humanities honoured three of its most prestigious graduates at an Alumni Awards Dinner. CIT celebrated Anne O’Leary, CEO, Vodafone Ireland, Donncha O’Callaghan, former Munster and Ireland Rugby Player, and sculptor, Eilís O’Connell. Each was presented with an specially commissioned award ...read more
Almost 70 professionals from legal, engineering, construction and the insurance industry gathered last week at the Clayton Hotel, Lapp's Quay, Cork to enjoy an insightful discussion on Alternative Dispute Resolution and its growing popularity in Ireland.
Organised by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and sponsored by Comyn Kelleher Tobin, the annual event heard from Lorraine O'Sullivan, ...read more
Cork Airport, Ireland’s fastest growing and most punctual airport, today opened a new Airport Control Centre (ACC) and purpose-built office suite following a further significant investment in the airport by daa. The two new facilities were officially opened this morning by An Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs & Trade, Simon Coveney TD.
Managing Director at Cork Airport, Niall ...read more
Today, fudi&more® officially opened the doors to the company’s new eatery in St Patrick’s Woolen Mills, Douglas, less than one year after the ribbon was cut at their second location in Eden Hall on the Model Farm Road. The demand for their food and service has accelerated the company’s expansion and plans are already in place to open another location north of the city by summer 2019. Fudi&more ...read more
Dassault Systèmes Expands Irish Presence in Cork
Dassault Systèmes today announced the official opening of a new, high tech office in Cork, doubling its office space in an ongoing commitment to innovation and growth in the regionCork – March 21st 2019Dassault Systèmes opened their new office in Phoenix House, Monahan Road, Cork today (March 21st). The French Ambassador H.E. Stéphane Crouzat ...read more
Support Cork Midsummer Festival by becoming a festival patron - reduced rates for Cork Chamber members!
Cork Midsummer Festival is one of Ireland's leading multidisciplinary arts festivals, platforming and present the best of local, national and international performance including theatre, music, dance, opera, visual art and more. Running from 13 - 23 June 2019, this year's festival will be ...read more
Whether playing a leadership role within your organisation or interacting with
your customers, your ‘performance’ is key to a successful outcome.
The Everyman and Real Learning bring this inspiring and innovative Business Skills Training & Development Programme to the Everyman stage.
Using stage techniques and theatre skills, this programme promises to increase you and your staff’s impact, ...read more
Barry Group Race and Taste Festival brings the best in Cork food, music and racing to Cork Racecourse for new two-day eventBarry Group Race and Taste Festival
Friday May 10 - Saturday May 11
A brand new two-day festival celebrating the best in Cork food, music and horse racing has been launched by Cork Racecourse, set to take place over May 10 - 11. The ...read more
Need for increased regionalisation highlighted at national project management conferenceOver 300 delegates are attending the Ireland Chapter of Project Management Institute’s (PMI) sold-out annual national conference in Cork today (28 February). The conference, with headline sponsor EY, heard that strategic project management of regional infrastructure is vital to ensure stabilisation and future ...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
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
-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
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