The owners of Hayfield Manor are doubly celebrating this week having won Ireland’s Best Welcome at the Irish Independent Reader Travel Awards and now with the announcement that Hayfield Manor has become a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts -- the world’s largest independent hotel brand that represents more than 750 distinctive hotels, resorts, residences, and unique hotel groups across 85 countries. The Preferred Hotels & Resorts Legend Collection, of which Hayfield Manor is the newest member,
To mark successfully hosting weddings in Cork for over fifty years, Clayton Hotel Silver Springs Cork, in association with RED FM are offering one lucky couple the opportunity to win a wedding, worth an amazing prize value of €12,000.
The Prize includes:
A Red-carpet welcome for the bride, groom and guests with drinks and music on arrival
A full 5 course menu in a beautifully decorated ballroom
2 complimentary bedrooms provided for the evening of the wedding reception
2 complimentary night stay for
Launching the 10th Entrepreneur Experience™ 2020Seeking Applications to participate
CorkBIC are delighted to launch the 10th Entrepreneur Experience™ and are now seeking applications from Emerging Entrepreneurs to attend this once in a lifetime event. The 2020 CorkBIC Entrepreneur Experience™ will take place on the 27th & 28th of March in Ballymaloe, Co. Cork, Ireland.
At this event Entrepreneurs & Founders gain unparalleled access, advice and mentoring from 24 of Ireland’s most successful
Ulster Bank are pleased to announce Pat Horgan as the Head of SME Business in Ulster Bank Commercial Banking Division & Glenn Shanley as the Head the Corporate Banking .Glenn and Pat along with their teams are ready to meet with businesses to discuss their 2020 ambitions.
Pat Horgan is a Cork native is based in Winthrop Street, Cork City. He has 25+ years experience in Banking ranging from managing smaller to larger teams, on both sides of the balance sheet, at Retail, Business Banking and Corporate
The news that Travelex the foreign currency firm was the victim of the Ransomware infection known as Sodinokibi or Revil is just another, in a long line of companies and organisation’s whose businesses have been crippled by this type of cyber-attack.
A survey by Which and Malwarebytes in August 2019 highlighted some startling figures. Looking across Europe and North America, research showed that the UK was the third most attacked nation after the USA and Canada. First identified in 1989 ransomware is
Law firm, Ronan Daly Jermyn (RDJ) has appointed Eimear Desmond as its new People and Culture Director. An experienced HR strategist, Eimear will combine her skills in business transformation and driving cultural change to strengthen employee engagement, support the growth and development of the team and optimise the approach to talent development, change management and diversity and inclusion at RDJ.
“As we continue our rapid growth, it's imperative that we focus not just on recruitment but on
Friday 14th February is the closing date for applications for the next intake of participants for the 13th IGNITE Programme which gets underway April 2020. The twelve month business innovation programme at University College Cork, that nurtures, develops and strengthens entrepreneurial potential, is inviting applications from recent graduates from any discipline, from any third level institution with a viable business idea with potential for commercial or social impact.Since its inception in 2011, the
Peninsula has recently opened their new Cork office on South Mall after a record year of growth.The Cork connection
Peninsula has always had a strong connection to Cork and the greater Munster area, serving clients in the province since 1997. They’ve helped them reach their full potential and avoid common business pitfalls in the process. Their new Cork office is made up of HR professionals, including advisory, legal, sales and health & safety. These advisors and employment experts know how to help
Meitheal Architects (Father Mathew Quay, Cork) are delighted to announce the promotion of six key staff to Associate level within the practice.
Peter Byrne, Joe Coffey, Catriona Hickey, Donal Murphy, Gerry O’Sullivan, and Paul Sidey, are a key part of Meitheal’s growth and professional service ethos, and these appointments consolidate the company’s expertise in the areas of residential, healthcare, hospitality, retail and commercial.
Meitheal Architects’ key philosophy is one of client service and
PM Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Helen Ryan and Brendan Jennings to its Board of Directors.Helen is the former Chief Executive Officer of Creganna Medical. She has over 25 years’ experience in the Medical Device Industry with previous roles in product development and research at Medtronic and Tyco Healthcare (Covidien). Helen is also a Board member of Enterprise Ireland.Brendan is the former Chief Executive Officer of Deloitte Ireland. He has over 30 years’ national and international
Cork English College (CEC) is delighted to introduce you to a new junior programme for summer 2020, which is English plus Football with Valencia football club! Following from the success of our Football with FC Porto programme, we have now teamed up with one of Spain’s most well-known clubs. Valencia CF has many accomplishments including their win of six La Liga titles and reaching two UEFA Champions League finals. They have made it to seven major European finals and have won four of these.
O’Flynn Exhams (OFX) Solicitors is delighted to announce that Shane Crossan has been elected as its new Managing Partner. Shane succeeds long standing Managing Partner, Richard Neville, who will continue to remain as a partner with the firm, heading up its Corporate Department.Richard Neville has been Managing Partner for more than a decade and during his successful tenure, OFX has continued to develop and play an important role in the growth and development of the business community in Cork and the
Looking for a fun challenge in 2020? Run or hike to raise vital funds for development projects around the world! Register online now for SERVE's Run-A-Muck or 4 Peaks Challenge by Friday 7th February and be in with the chance of winning a one night stay in Ballyhoura Luxury Hostel for you and three friends! Visit https://www.serve.ie/serve-superheroes/ for more information.
SERVE is a development and volunteering organisation committed to tackling poverty in the majority world. We strive to do this by
Wm. O’Brien, the heavy lift engineering services company, is delighted to announce that it has maintained its ZERO Harm objective with no accidents for 2019. This is the fourth year in a row that the company has maintained its record of no reportable accidents.
This ZERO Harm result is achieved on the back of a constant focus on Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) in the company. Regular site audits and inspections continue to be core to how the business operates, with an emphasis on reporting so
Griffith College Cork runs a variety of both full-time and part-time, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Law, Business, Journalism, Computing Science and Pharmaceutical Management as well as professional programmes in Law and Accountancy. The college is based on a large 5 acre campus on Wellington Road, close to the centre of Cork city. Griffith College Cork is strongly committed to the creation of a positive learning environment. This relaxed and productive atmosphere is achieved by developing a
Cliodhna O’Connor has been promoted to the position of Creative Director at Coolgrey Strategic Creative Agency, where she will head up the design team specialising in providing creative consultancy & associated services to companies committed to optimising their brand, communications and engagement.
Cliodhna has worked for Coolgrey since 2014, joining as graphic designer and quickly progressing to senior designer and team lead. She has been instrumental in growing Coolgrey’s portfolio of clients through
It is not too often that architects have the opportunity to design two landmark buildings that are simultaneously under construction on sites that are only 100 meters apart. Yet this is the case for Wilson Architecture, who have designed two major buildings, which over the course of 2019 have become evident on the rapidly developing North Docks area of Cork City.
Award winning architects Wilson Architecture designed the Penrose Dock Office Scheme for JCD, and the adjacent Dean Hotel Cork, jointly
Conor McCarthy has been appointed as Director within KPMG Ireland’s Consulting practice in Munster. Conor will be focused on the Munster market, bringing a local relationship management focus, aligned to world class KPMG expertise, to bear on client solutions for complex business challenges. Prior to joining KPMG, Conor was the Culture and People Advisory Services Lead for another big four consultancy in Munster, working on some of the largest transformation programmes in the country. This new appointment
Triskel and the National String Quartet Foundation are partnering once again on a series of Saturday lunchtime classical music concerts, this time to mark the 250th anniversary of the birth of Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827). For the spring series, they present three concerts, featuring seven new commissions by some of Ireland’s leading composers.
Tony Sheehan, Artistic Director at Triskel, said, “Once again, we’re looking forward to welcoming audiences into Triskel to hear these excellent musicians.
Health Innovation Hub Ireland today launched a national call to business to provide innovative solutions for healthcare as well as a specific call for the prevention, early diagnosis, and self-management of chronic illness.
Applications may be submitted to either the Open Call, for innovations that address ANY healthcare need or the Focussed Call for innovations that address a HSE identified priority theme. For December 2019, it centres on Supporting Self-Management of Chronic
Joël, Kimberly, Lena, Marcel, Paulina, Miriam and Safa came to Cork on October 12 to study English at Cork English Academy and take a 12-week internship in an industry of their choice. All of them have completed their internships in different organisations: some in commerce and sales, others in personal assistance services, or in the administration or informatics sector.
This group of young people are part of EUFIt+, a German organisation whose objective is to strengthen young people and adults to
Elkstone is Ireland’s leading Multi-Family Office Investment Group providing unique investment services to its Irish and international client base including wealth management, venture, real estate and alternatives. Elkstone has announced Edward Yusko as a key senior appointment to oversee Business Development.
Edward has over 30 years’ experience in high growth Financial Services and Technology
Leading Irish-owned engineering consultancy firm Tandem Project Management has announced a significant expansion of its leadership team, with three new appointments. Following steady growth at the Cork-headquartered firm, Julie O’Mahony, Eoin O’Brien and Colm Burke have been appointed as Associate Directors.
Tandem provides project management, engineering design, construction and CQV (Commissioning, Qualification and Validation) services as well as talent solutions to its clients during the project