SRG are delighted to announce that Russell Beck (Head of Consulting at Impellam plc) will be back to Cork as key note speaker at the next SRG Ireland Seminar taking place Cork Institute of Technology this coming October 11th 2019. We are asking you the public to vote for the topic that you would like to hear Russell speak on!
Who is Russell Beck?
Russell has over 15,000 followers on Linkedin which is a testament to his reputation as a thought leader and the success of his seminar series for the
The Mardyke Arena UCC will host a seminar entitled “Making the Difference in Customer & Employee Experience Excellence” on Friday 30th August, in the Devere Hall, University College Cork. Renowned UK based speaker, Marcus Child, will deliver a keynote presentation on the day. Marcus has had a powerful impact on the people and the performance of many well-known businesses during the past 18 years. This will be a rare opportunity to hear from Marcus who has helped and enlightened top performing global leaders
Cork Card Christmas Prep!
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TravelAgent.ie welcomes Cork Chamber One4All gift cards for all our Travel services. TravelAgent.ie is Irish owned and Government licensed and bonded to protect your bookings. Established in 2000 we are agents for major airlines and tour operators, car hire companies and hotel chains. Luxury tailor made holidays, Disney, Sports and business travel worldwide.
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Also, pop in and visit us at 46 South Mall, Cork.
Please phone us to pay with One4all card. Visit travelagent.ie
VMware, a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, helps customers realize possibilities by accelerating their digital transformation journeys.
On the 9th of July, the VMware Cork Campus in Ballincollig were honoured to host their CEO, Pat Gelsinger for the first time. Pat was joined in Cork by Jean-Pierre Brulard, SVP and GM EMEA and they both started off their visit by meeting with site leadership at VMware Cork followed by a tour of the beautiful Cork campus at Barrack Square.
Clearstream, one of the world’s largest settlement and custody firms for domestic and international securities, announced today that it will be providing each of their 500 Cork-based staff with a EUR 500 Cork Chamber Gift Card. The Gift Card, operated by One4All, is accepted by a broad range of local retailers and businesses across Cork therefore ensuring support of local businesses and jobs.
Pictured at the announcement from left to right, Carmel Hallissey, Clearstream, Conor Healy, Cork Chamber, David
A Jobs Fair for the An Post employees in the Cork Mail Centre is being run by PWC to support the staff to find alternative employment over the coming months.The jobs fair will be held in the Radisson Hotel Little Island, Cork on Tuesday, 2nd of September, 3pm - 9pm. The purpose of this jobs fair is to bring together local employers and An Post employees who work in the Cork Mail Centre.
The closure of the Cork Mail Centre will result in the displacement of over 200 employees, between August 2019 and
CAPPA is delighted to announce the centre has received €700,000 worth of funding for new equipment through the Enterprise Ireland Capital Equipment Call. Today Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD, announced the successful 43 applications from the call. The Enterprise Ireland Capital Equipment Fund was open to all Institutes of Technologies in Ireland as well as the Technical Universities.
The purpose of this fund was to increase the levels of interaction between the
NRG Xpress Gym in Little Island are now accepting both Cork Chamber Gift cards & One 4 All Gift Cards. Any local companies in Cork that wish to use these for gym memberships or employee appreciation ie christmas bonus, these are perfect for staff.
If you have any questions or queries in relation to this, don't hesitate to give us a ring on 021-4976060.
The railway line to Midleton opened on 30th July 2009. The line opened with a special train that operated from Cork Kent to Midleton calling at all stations. A family fun day was held in the Car Park at Midleton with a barbecue, children’s entertainment and music.
Ten years on, The Midleton line is the only line that has seen passenger growth every year during the economic downturn and recovery. There have been 3.4 million journeys during the last 10 years. 274 trains operate every week between
Judges & Prizes Announced for Marymount
Charity Raceday at Cork Racecourse on August 17th
Cork Racecourse will welcome a stellar lineup of racing and fashion in the coming weeks - all in the name of charity as the Mallow track gears up for its raceday in aid of Marymount University Hospital and Hospice on Saturday, August 17th.
While the horses battle it out for first place on the track, racegoers will be putting their most fashionable foot forward in the best dressed competition as they bid to win
Sky has recently announced its second cohort of Women in Technology Scholars, awarding five talented women £25,000 each and access to an expert network of mentors and leading industry executives to accelerate their innovation. This is an international competition and those selected were whittled down from hundreds of applicants.
Mary Murphy, a University College Cork (UCC) 1st Year Government Student, was one of the five women selected as a Sky Women in Technology Scholar. Mary was the youngest Scholar
The July 2019 winners are the Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind. This month’s award falls under the Community Award category.
The Awards Scheme is sponsored by the Talbot Collection Cork along with Award Sponsors AIB Midleton & Ballincollig.
January 2019 winners were the Ballincollig Intermediate Hurling Team followed by Neil Sargent, founder of the Midleton Karate Club in February and Women’s Single Sculls World Champion Sanita Puspure in March. In April, Cheltenham Gold Cup winning jockey Paul
45% of Irish organisations value traditional – print and broadcast - coverage the most30% favour social media mentions, with blogger/influencer mentions the least (5%)72% are regularly creating social media posts 38% say lack of time is their biggest digital marketing challenge30% don’t have a clear digital marketing strategy Irish organisations still value traditional media coverage — broadcast and print — over social media mentions, according to new findings released today (18 July) by leading Irish
Following a successful first year Spookscreen Ireland’s first and only horror and genre film festival will take place in Cork this year between Friday 13th of September and Sunday 15th of September. Last year we had several special screenings and the best in both Irish and International genre films and this year promises to be even better. The festival will take place in the Triskel, Spike Island and the Kino in Cork.
The weekend will have the following events in addition to a few more to be
Triskel Arts Centre and Cork Printmakers have announced a partnership that sees works made by Cork-based artists on sale in Triskel on Tobin Street. These works are created with various processes and explore many subjects, and thus are appealing to art enthusiasts as well as to anyone who wishes to buy something different for themselves or as a gift.
The partnership is an ideal one for Triskel Arts Centre according to Tony Sheehan, the centre’s Artistic Director. He said, “At Triskel, we are always
10 brave souls from Crowleys DFK took to the skies last month in an effort to raise funds and awareness for Cork ARC Cancer Support House.
Crowleys DFK have been working with Charity Partner of the Year, Cork ARC, since the beginning of 2019. Cork ARC offer invaluable specialist professional services and emotional support to people with cancer and their families. The majority of their running costs are based on voluntary donations and fundraising efforts. Witnessing first-hand the fantastic work of Cork
12 Young Entrepreneurs, 12 Workshops, 12 months Mentoring
An exclusive business plan to guide 12 young entrepreneurs through a comprehensive 12-month Mastermind programme.
The original Mastermind started out as private gathering of small business owners and has become increasingly popular with small business with programmes being run by many companies.
Ireland’s Young Entrepreneur MasterMind is a comprehensive program designed to help young people turn their dream into a reality. This intense schedule
Wm. O’Brien Group announced that it is the first Irish Crane Hire company to achieve accreditation to the global occupational health and safety standard, ISO45001. This new Standard gives a framework to identify, and control health and safety risks, reduce potential accidents, aid legislative compliance and improve overall performance. Wm. O’Brien is also one of the first heavy lift engineering companies in the world to be accredited.
Commenting on the achievement, William O’Brien, CEO of Wm. O’Brien
Saturdays, 20 & 27 July, 17 & 31 August, 1.10pm, Triskel Christchurch, Cork
July 2019 –
Triskel Arts Centre is proud to work with Cork’s newest events and marketing company, Eventi Management, to programme a new series of lunchtime jazz concerts during July and August.
Tom Caraher Quintet, A Bitta Jazz Quartet, Ian Date and Myles Drennan Duo and Paul Dunlea and Cormac McCarthy Duo all take to the stage of Triskel Christchurch for the respective dates of 20th and 27th July, 17th and 31st August at
On Monday, 21 May 2019 Matheson launched its Employment Law Masterclass Series for the Munster Region, at a client lunch held to celebrate International HR Day. These masterclasses will provide a deep dive into workplace challenges and how to manage them, delivered by market leading specialists from the Matheson Employment, Pensions and Benefits Group.
The sessions will also include an opportunity for a round table discussion to allow participants discuss these issues, growing trends and live issues with
The founder of the ‘Dress for Success’ Cork branch, Carmel O’Keeffe has been named Cork Person of the Month for May to mark her contribution to the organisation since she established it in 2013.
Since the founding of the Cork Dress for Success branch, the organisation has helped over eight hundred Cork women achieve workplace success, with over 500 transitioning on to paid employment. This has generated multi millions in earnings from employed clients. On average, each client receives €1,500 worth
Twenty businesses complete training as part of Cork City Customer Service CharterFollowing on from the launch of the Cork City Customer Service Charter in February, a second group of twenty businesses completed the training programme in a bid to see Cork become a city of excellent customer service.The Customer Service Charter, which is the first of its kind in Europe, was developed by Cork City Centre Forum – a collaboration between various business and public sector groups in the city – with the aim of
Over 55,000 passengers are expected to travel through Cork Airport, Ireland's fastest growing and most punctual airport, this June Bank Holiday Weekend. Up 10% over the same period last year, Cork Airport welcomes Ryanair’s new service to Naples, Italy this Sunday (2 June). In total, there are eight new routes operating out of Cork Airport for Summer 2019, including Budapest, Dubrovnik, Lisbon, London Luton, Malta, Nice and Poznan. The busiest day for arrivals and departures will be Saturday, 1