Cork Craft & Design, Ireland's largest social enterprise for craftspeople, has launched its exciting 2020 programme for Cork Craft Month this August. Celebrating contemporary Irish craft, over 50 masterclasses, craft trails, demonstrations, conversations and product launches, as well as virtual behind-the-scenes exhibitions, open studio tours and family-friendly activities are planned to date across the month, with an 80% increase in online events. Up to 90% of events will be free with details available
We are conscious of the need for business owners or staff to work remotely in this difficult time. We are also conscious of the need for businesses, home and houses looking to get connected to high speed broadband. And so we will work with you to prioritise any requests we can to connect people to broadband to facilitate the continued operation of their business. So if there are people, or groups of people in your area that we can facilitate through connecting to broadband then please let me know and we
We are very much looking forward to welcoming everyone back and hope to see you in the coming weeks.
To advise we have now set up an online booking system for dining reservations alternatively we are still contactable on 021 454 9800
Please click here for your dining reservationsOur Event & Meetings office is also open and Emma is contactable on email@example.com or 021 454 9889
A Moment in ‘Thyme’The Imperial Hotel, Cork, announces launch of a brand-new Brasserie…
‘Thyme at Seventy Six on the Mall’
Regional producers, charity partnerships, and a sustainable approach
During the closure for the COVID-19 lockdown, the hard-working team at The Imperial Hotel, Cork, were busy putting the final preparations in place for the opening of a stylish new brasserie at the hotel: Thyme at Seventy Six on The Mall, which is officially now open.
With the introduction of excellent
Mardyke Arena University College Cork, one of Ireland’s largest indoor sports arenas and recipient of four ISO International Standards in Quality, Health & Safety, Energy and Environment will official reopen on Monday 13th July 2020 at 07.00.
The final touches are being made to the Mardyke Arena University College Cork to make sure that it is safe for staff and members to return on Monday 13th July 2020.
The reopening will follow government and public health guidance, along with significant operational
Better UV protection and new treatments only way for 100% survival A new treatment for skin cancer replacing chemotherapy with calcium could be available later this year thanks to ground-breaking new research. Breakthrough Cancer Research (Breakthrough) announced the news as they launched a national awareness campaign ‘Let’s get to 100% together’, which warns about the importance of protecting skin from UV damage 100% of the time. In Ireland the number of skin cancer cases have doubled in the last decade
As a result of COVID-19 and current Government restrictions on indoor and outdoor activities, with the requirement for physical distancing, the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival Committee regrets to confirm the cancellation of this year’s Festival. We know that this announcement will be disappointing for music fans, artists, publicans and the wider Cork community but their health and safety is our number one priority. We look forward to bringing back a strong, exciting and memorable Festival in 2021.
Cork Education and Training Board (Cork ETB) is playing its part in ‘Getting Cork Back to Work’, supporting businesses and encouraging those whose employment has been affected, to upskill and re-educate themselves with one of many courses they are providing as a direct response to COVID-19. In order to align with current employment opportunities and as a response to demand for specific skills within the industry, the courses provide an opportunity for businesses, employers, those seeking training for
The last few months has seen a total shut down in live performances but working and planning for when theatres can open up to audiences has continued behind the scenes. The Everyman is a not for profit charity and 92% of income comes from ticket sales. This was taken away almost overnight which means relying on the remaining 8% of income – a mixture of donations and grants – to fund the entire organisation.
The response of The Everyman patrons to the crisis and their on-going donations have been a
New Irish entity, licenced by Central Bank of Ireland, to drive expansion across EU
Moneycorp to build on €3 billion of transactions executed for Irish clients in 2019
Moneycorp Group, the global foreign exchange and payments business has been granted its Electronic Money Institution (E-Money) and MiFID licences by the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI), further bolstering its offering and expansion in the European Union (EU).
Moneycorp is one of the world’s largest specialist foreign exchange
The Montenotte’s outdoor terrace has undergone a stunning botanical transformation just in time for their reopening this week.The lavish new look ‘Panorama Terrace’, which was created by designer Jane Gilloway, takes inspiration from the hotel’s sunken Victorian Gardens with living walls, lush greenery and a floral symphony. The space has become a summer paradise, adorned with unique flora resplendent in bright summer stems, tropical ferns and palms, and bright bursts of peonies. With heated outdoor
In the National category, we're delighted to find out that Jerry Healy has won General Manager of the Year across all of Ireland!We also had wins in the following categories:• Kitchen Porter of the Year (Cosmin Trif; National Award)• Receptionist of the Year (Kate Goulding; Regional Award)The Carrigaline Court Hotel has also been awarded the Irish Hotel Awards 'Great Place to Stay' Quality Award based on their researchers visit to the hotel.We're over the moon with the awards and well done to the
Leading Irish communications agency, Springboard PR & Marketing has launched a free ebook to assist businesses with their communications in post-Covid-19 lockdown.
The digital publication, available to download here, looks at the mechanics of good communications as the country enters Phase 3 of the roadmap for reopening. Effective Communications for your Business Post-Covid-19 Lockdown addresses how to develop a new communications roadmap along with activating?successful external and internal
CAPPA recently purchased a new optical set–up containing four components, a supercontinuum (SC) laser, a spectrometer and two scientific-grade cameras. The supercontinuum laser, SuperK Evo, is a white light laser based on extremely reliable fibre laser technology. Designed for maintenance-free operation, the laser is very stable and boasts a long lifetime. The spectrometer, Andor Shamrock 500i, is based on the Czerny-Turner optical design and pre-aligned to the camera. The scientific grade cameras, Andor
The Cork LGBT+ Pride Festival is proud to announce that the festival will take place this year between the 19th and 26th of September, subject to HSE guidelines. In a world currently altered by COVID-19, the Cork LGBT+ Pride festival has also been restructured and reimagined to ensure the highest safety standards. The festival takes the safety of the community, participants and all attendees of the festival very seriously. We are also aware that the community needs support and a reason to be proud now
Does your business or career need a Summer boost?
Now is the time to reassess your career, increase your motivation and prepare for your next challenge in business. Why not, set yourself up for success in business as an employee or business owner, by availing of a series of eight stimulating seminars aimed at enhancing your potential. Topics will range from podcasting for business, networking and LinkedIn to goal setting and sales.
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Kearys Renault celebrates 10 years in Cork
Kearys Renault is this year celebrating its 10th anniversary as the main Renault and Dacia dealer in Cork.
Kearys Motor Group joined the Renault family in 2010 with the Kinsale Road dealership, before launching Dacia and expanding into Midleton with a second dealership in 2012 and opening a standalone Renault Pro+ van centre on Sarsfield Road, Cork, in 2016.
Kearys Renault was named a ‘Dealer of the Year 2016’ by Renault during a prestigious awards ceremony in
AM O'Sullivan PR is delighted to announce that on June 19th, at the PR Awards for Excellence 2020, it proudly accepted the inaugural PRCA Agency of the Year award (1-10 employees). The criteria for this award assessed the work that the consultancy has done over the past year, evaluating growth, campaigns and dedication to education and improvement.
The judges noted that all shortlisted "agencies are punching above their weight and delivering impressive work for international and local clients.” However,
At Leigh Gillen Events, like many other companies, we have had to adapt our services to meet a changing demand, particularly in the world of events, with the focus being more on “digital” rather than “physical” events.
Events signal progress and are a great way to display stability to your client base - don’t be afraid to run your event, there are many ways to get your message out there without having to postpone or cancel your event, we have the capacity to help you find the right tech, help you promote
Cork PR and marketing agency ETC, brand and creative agency The Brill Building, and Breakthrough Cancer Research have won a prestigious national PR award for their innovative ‘Shop that Nearly Wasn’t’ initiative.
The campaign won the ‘Best Campaign by a Registered Charity’ at the Awards for Excellence in Public Relations, which was held virtually on Friday June 19.
Breakthrough Cancer Research opened the world’s first shop and events space 100% stocked and staffed by cancer survivors on World Cancer
It has been a long and interesting journey! We are quite sure there will be some interesting Covid19 haircuts and beard styles coming into us to be restyled!!
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All Ireland Business All-Stars Award Winners. Master Barbers, Senior Therapists / Beauticians, Offer the Full Suite of Male Grooming Services. Barbering (all the latest & bespoke styling, fades, scissor
Get your colours out on the 3rd, 4th. 5th of July and Challenge Homelessness
This summer Focus Ireland is encouraging counties across Ireland to ‘Show Their Colours’ and help raise funds for the charity’s vital services. Focus Ireland is asking businesses and communities to wear or hang their club, county or parish colours on July 3rd, 4th and 5th to brighten up villages, towns and cities across Ireland.
Focus Ireland CEO Pat Dennigan said: “The last 3 months have been extremely challenging for people
Cork International Hotel is giving away their hotel to raise €100,000 for charity
The Cork International Hotel is giving away its hotel to one person and their family for the whole weekend. For the first time ever people can buy tickets to enter a draw to stay in the hotel exclusively for themselves and up to 30 of their family. This has never been done before by the hotel and all money raised will go to their charity partner, The Rainbow Club. The Rainbow Club is a Cork charity that helps families
The organisers of the Cork LGBT+ Pride Festival are at an advanced stage in re-imagining and re-planning the rescheduled 2020 Cork LGBT+ Pride Festival programme of events, which will now take place, subject to statutory guidelines, from September 19th-26th. They are committed to producing the best possible programme of Cork LGBT+ Pride Festival events in 2020, and will be delivering these in a creative and innovative way, acutely cognisant of the health and wellbeing of the community.
In this very
At the Chartered Accountants Cork Society Annual General Meeting, held virtually for the first time, Mr. Kevin Nyhan FCA, Credit Manager at AIB was voted in as the new Chairperson for the upcoming year 2020/2021. Mr. Nyhan takes up the mantle from Nicola Quinn, partner in PwC.
Mr. Nyhan expressed his enthusiasm for his new role, commenting that “Like every organisation, the Cork Society have had to deal with the unprecedented challenges presented by COVID19”. He added that “we must also take this time
Join the SERVE Solidarity Games this July! Come together virtually and compete for gold, silver, and bronze medals in fun challenges and fundraise to support our work in Southern Africa and Asia. This is a great way to engage with colleagues and customers with challenges from sport, to music, to cooking.
If you cannot take part, please consider sharing it with your network, sponsoring the event, or donating directly. Visit our website to learn more and register.
We are delighted to announce that our International English language tests, IELTS and OET, will be resuming in July in Cork English College.
In order to facilitate our IELTS candidates whose test have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 crisis, we have increased the number of Computer-Delivered tests that we are offering. We now have computer-delivered tests on 14th, 16th, 21st and 23rd July. If there is a need for more tests, we will be able to add more computer-delivered tests to deal with
The Centre for Advanced Photonics & Process Analysis (CAPPA) is delighted to announce today that it will be receiving €88,000 worth of funding to purchase a new visible hyperspectral-imaging camera as part of the Enterprise Ireland capital equipment call. Heather Humphries on June 4 2020 announced the €6 million investment in equipment from Enterprise Ireland. CAPPA was one of 37 successful applicants to receive funding out of 105 eligible applications totalling €6 million. The winners were selected
We would like to share with you some insights on our thoughts and on what we are seeing in the market at present across a number of our key practice areas. Property and construction Prior to the middle of March, we had seen an uptake on both residential and commercial property transactions across the city and throughout the region. Since then the completion time for transactions has slowed due to a number of factors including the availability of people due to lockdown, but following a quick transition to
Health Innovation Hub Ireland (HIHI), headquartererd in Cork was involved in a national initiative to facilitate solutions for problems in healthcare generated by the Covid 19 pandemic.
A video commissioned by HIHI, with the support of the DOH, DBEI, the HSE, and Enterprise Ireland, shows the successes of that initiative to bring new solutions into the healthcare system. To view our video, please click here
Health Innovation Hub Ireland's COVID-19 Solutions Portal has captured nearly 200 business
ReganWall, the leading Irish business law firm, has announced the establishment of its Advisory Board, with the appointment of seasoned executives, Brendan Lenihan, Managing Director of Navigo Consulting; Daire Coffey, founder of Perspectives; and Brendan O’Regan, Founder and former Executive Chairman of Zenith Technologies.
ReganWall is the first Irish law firm to appoint an Advisory Board of this kind. The Advisory Board will work with the firm’s partners to advise on strategic growth and
Cork International Film Festival has launched its new home cinema Festival experience, the CIFF Film Club, in partnership with The Gate Cinemas. To celebrate the 65th anniversary of Ireland’s first and largest film festival, from Tuesday, 16 June, a specially curated series of fortnightly screenings will commence. Featuring new Irish and international features, documentaries, shorts and classics, presented with exclusive interviews and Q&As with filmmakers, tickets are available by clicking here
9th June, 2020
IRELAND’S ONLY CELEBRITY FITTEST FAMILY WINNERS, ROB HEFFERNAN AND NORMA SHEEHAN TEAM UP WITH CORK ARC CANCER SUPPORT HOUSE FOR THEIR GREAT ARC2ARC 50 MILE MISSION TO RAISE €50,000
Cancer hasn’t stopped and neither have Cork ARC’s crucial cancer support services, unfortunately our public fundraising has. Cork ARC Cancer Support House has always relied on the support of the community to help us in providing our vital cancer support services to cancer patients and their loved ones. Last
Triskel are delighted to announce the appointment of Deirdre Waldron to the board of the Arts Centre. Founder of Fuzion Communications, Deirdre is one of Ireland’s leading communications consultants with more than 25 years’ industry experience in the UK and Ireland.
Frankie Whelehan, Chair of the Triskel Board, said, “Triskel Arts Centre is a dynamic multi - disciplinary Arts Centre servicing both the Arts Community and the broader general public for many years. To guide Triskel Arts Centre, a Board
March 2020: A new and innovative digital platform – WeSwitchU.ie – is set to make waves with energy users in Ireland. Promising to take the stress and hassle out of switching energy providers, the company assists residential customers to engage with the energy market, reducing their energy bills and carbon footprint each year.
Despite launching just weeks ago, the website, which is owned and operated by Limerick native Brendan Halpin, has already been making strides in the Irish business world. The