Join ‘Think Global, Act Local’ and meet like-minded people from across Ireland. Together you will explore justice, solidarity, and Global Goals. You will benefit from continuous mentoring from experienced global justice advocates and have the opportunity to participate in virtual and in-person volunteering opportunities.
Applications are now open until March 25th.Visit our website here
The Irish Community Rapid Response Air Ambulance was tasked to 490 incidents across 13 counties during 2020, which was its first full year in operation.
The ICRR Air Ambulance, based in Rathcoole in County Cork, works in tandem with the National Ambulance Service to provide both paramedic support and transport to hospital for seriously ill patients.
Figures from the ICRR show that July was the single busiest month, with the Air Ambulance being tasked a total of 59 times. Road traffic accidents
Give the gift of an ‘amazing experience’ this Mother’s Day
with the ‘Go Anywhere Gift Card’ from Irelandhotels.com
You may not be able to spend Mother’s Day with her this year or get to enjoy it as you once would, but with the ‘Go Anywhere Gift Card’ you can give the gift of a promise of well-deserved time together, with a personalised note - when we can travel again, we will get away and make up for lost time in one of Ireland’s amazing hotels and guesthouses.
Irelandhotels.com’s ‘Go Anywhere
With the COVID-19 vaccine rollout underway, employers are dealing with a whole new set of challenges.
For instance, what approach should employers take towards the vaccine and can they require employees to have the vaccine? These are important questions that need answering as soon as possible.
To help you best prepare, employment law consultant Peninsula recently answered the most frequently asked questions on managing vaccines in the workplace.
Igniting Sparks in STEM 12,000 female students attend virtual I Wish showcase event
Almost 12,000 female secondary school students from across Ireland and internationally are in attendance at today’s 7th annual I Wish showcase event which kicked off this morning. Opened by An Taoiseach Micheál Martin and hosted by RTÉ Broadcaster Jacqui Hurley, the event highlights the power
Organised by Cork City Council, the Cork St Patrick’s Festival will take place from March 13 to March 17 and will see over 30 buildings in Cork go green, plus online musical performances, exhibitions and parade workshops.
The theme of the Cork St Patrick’s festival is ‘Meitheal’ and the festival will reflect on what has been positive in our experience of the year past, and the rich seam of community spirit and support that the pandemic has brought into focus.
The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Joe
At Finance OTC Consulting Ltd, we are delighted to be speaking at the SIDETRADE CONNECT: Digital O2C Summit (March 15-16, 2021) featuring many Order to Cash leaders & experts.
This event is a fantastic opportunity for businesses to get a 360 degree view of the future of Order to Cash, from leveraging the benefits of digital technology through AI & intelligent automation all the way to designing efficient Cash management strategies and instilling a strong Cash culture throughout the business
A collection of paintings by Cork artist Jennifer McAuliffe is now on exhibit at The Montenotte Hotel until July 2021, as part of the hotel’s thriving artist in residence programme to support Irish artistic talent.
Jennifer McAuliffe is a Cork artist who graduated from Crawford College of Art, Cork in 2003. She experiments with styles, from traditional landscape to more impressionistic abstract work as well as plein air painting. The title of her exhibition at The Montenotte Hotel is “The Precious Hours”
Cogans Toyota have some fantastic news to share - The All-New Toyota Yaris has been named European car of the year 2021.
The jury praised Yaris’ hybrid technology for its smooth driving, low emissions and accessible price point. Yaris was also recognised for its design, dynamic performance, and class-leading safety.
The win comes days after the new Yaris was named Europe's best-selling car for the first time.
Since its inception in the 1960s, the highly-coveted Car of the Year award has recognised
We look forward to an exciting Corporate Social Responsibility programme for 2021 and to some fun filled activities and fundraising with these three great charities:Make-A-Wish Ireland
A wish granted is true magic for children with life-threatening medical conditions, providing respite from their normal routines of hospitals, doctors and treatment. Make-A-Wish does not receive any government funding, and relies overwhelmingly on the kindness of the Irish public to continue granting
Matheson has become a signatory to the Law Society of Ireland’s Professional Wellbeing Charter. Open to solicitor firms, in-house solicitors and public sector solicitors, signatories to the Law Society of Ireland’s Professional Wellbeing Charter are committed to improving leadership and championing behaviours, skills and practices which promote and enable professional wellbeing in the workplace.
“Matheson is delighted to become a signatory of the Law Society Professional Wellbeing Charter.”, said
SERVE are launching a new global citizenship programme called Think Global Act Local to bring like-minded people from across Ireland together to explore justice, solidarity, and Global Goals. Participants will benefit from continuous mentoring from experienced global justice advocates and will have the opportunity to participate in virtual and in-person volunteering opportunities in Ireland.
To find out more please visit www.serve.ie/thinkglobalactlocal
One of Ireland’s largest business schools has received a prestigious accreditation from a world-leading authority, and praise for its ambitious plans for its multimillion euro development in the heart of Cork City centre.
University College Cork’s Executive MBA programme has become one of only 277 MBA programmes to be accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA), a globally-recognised authority on post-graduate business education.
Administered by faculty from Cork University Business School, UCC’s
Trevor O'Regan, Director, Economic Development Consultants Ireland (EDCI) has been appointed as Team Leader on the UK's Global Trade Programme (GTP) funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) to lead a team of 13 international and Vietnamese consultants to build the National Trade Repository (NTR) for Vietnam. which will be linked to the ASEAN Trade Repository (ATR).
Trevor has worked in over 50 countries on 200+ projects in Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe, the Former Soviet Union
Aircoach, Ireland’s leading private coach and bus operator has announced the appointment of David O’Connor as Digital Marketing Manager.
Formerly Sales and Marketing Manager of Delfin English School, one of Dublin's longest established English language schools, David brings a wealth of experience from his work in the entertainment, leisure and tourism industries. Prior to this, David also held roles with Frontier Entertainment and Horse Racing Ireland as Sales and Marketing Manager for Fairyhouse
Andy joins Fuzion from RTÉ where he primarily led the design, motion graphics and video editing output of the Central Communications department, which is responsible for all of RTÉ’s marketing materials as well as a variety of collaborative arts partnerships and national initiatives.
Andy began his design career with Media Manager, Cork and since then has built an extensive portfolio. After a number of years, Andy relocated to Dublin and set his sights for Maximum Media, where he worked for a host of
Permanent TSB and Bibby Financial Services Ireland unveil exclusive partnership offering Irish SMEs funding solutions designed to improve cash flow or finance growth plans
Invoice Finance facility will enhance range of options available to new and existing Permanent TSB customers with funding for cashflow, M&A / MBO activity or corporate restructuring
Exclusive partnership between leading retail and SME bank and a specialist lender is set to transform the Irish financial services landscape
When employees began working from home, businesses were suddenly being operated from bedrooms, kitchen tables and home offices. This in itself brought significant challenges as employees adapted to this new way of work. One such challenge is the discrepancy in security provisions in a private home versus internally in an office space. Leading Irish It company Radius Technologies estimate that they have seen a 30% increase in attempted breaches in the last 12 months.
In September 2020, Microsoft carried
Mozart Fills Your Musical Soul With Joy This Easter
Dr. Fionnuala Moynihan is widely acknowledged as one of Ireland’s leading pianists. She has a particular affinity with the works of baroque, classical and early romantic composers. This Easter, she will perform a celebration of some of Mozart’s most loved and treasured compositions in two concerts online from Triskel Arts Centre.
The first concert of the Mozart Festival will go live at 8pm on Friday 2 April and the second at 8pm on Saturday 3 April.
We are marking World Day of Social Justice - 20th Feb together with OLA Sisters- Irish province.
This week we're not only going to discuss rights, responsibilities, justice, fairness, and actions but also read excerpts of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Articles every day. Today we bring articles one to eight. Did you know there are 30 articles & it was established in 1948 and that The Human Rights Council, established on 15 March 2006 by the General Assembly and reporting directly to it is
Acorn Business Centre is launching its new website, if you like and share our post on Facebook or Twitter, you are in with a chance of having the use of a 1 person office at the Acorn Business Centre in Blackrock, for 1 month for €1.
T&C Apply, COVID Restrictions Permitting
About Acorn Business CentreFlexible contracts allow clients to expand or reduce office space as and when required.
Established in 2003, Acorn Business Centre is located in the heart of Blackrock, Cork with easy access to the Jack
Cork International Choral Festival is delighted to announce that Ibec, Ireland’s largest business representative group, has come on board as the title sponsor of the festival’s new Workplace Choir of the Year competition.The Ibec Workplace Choir of the Year competition will be the culminating event of Cork International Choral Festival’s ‘Choirworks’ programme, which has been devised specifically for the 2021 event. The programme offers workplace colleagues around the country the chance to learn to sing
Colette joined Chris Mee Group in October 2020 as Group Quality & Training Manager having spent 13 years at Enva Ireland Ltd..
Since starting with the group Colette has been heavily involved in the ISO Integrated Management (IMS) project and QQI, NEBOSH, IOSH and PHECC projects as well as heading both the CMSE Training and Quality departments.
Colette’s experience in Sandoz alongside her Process Safety Chemist role at Irotec Laboratories and her New Product Development Team Leader role in Schwarz Pharma
Pure Cork Like is an ongoing video sharing social media campaign from Visit Cork. The campaign is designed to showcase what makes Cork so special by encouraging all those with a passion for Cork to create a short video clip describing what they like most about the Rebel County. These clips will then be used to remind people what awaits them in Cork, for when it is once again safe to travel.
This can can be about your favourite restaurant/café/pub, your favourite place to stay, your most memorable moment
This will be our 3rd year to put on such an event. The aim of the conference is creating awareness of the growing marketplace around AgriTech. It will showcase new innovations and trends emerging in the sector. We are fortunate to have a great line-up of speakers again this year, we are sure you will find interesting and engaging.
This year’s theme is ‘AgriTech Revolution in Farming and Food’’,
· The first session, titled Global Pandemic Increasing AgriTech Engagement, will revolve around
We’re delighted to announce that Pat Kierans, founder and managing director of Dyjaho, has joined the Cork ARC Cancer Support House Board of Directors.
Pat has worked closely with Cork ARC for a number of years, and Dyjaho has been pivotal in a number of high profile initiatives and campaigns such as Room4ARC and the Eat4ARC gala dinner which took place on Prince's Street in the Summer of 2020.
Cork ARC looks forward to welcoming Pat to this new role.
Altada Technology Solutions have launched a new specialist service for the travel, entertainment and sports industries. Altada have partnered with a global company to deliver a new security service, AerynAI. This branch has been created to accommodate for social distancing requirements and pandemic-era hygiene considerations that are now essential just to remain in business. AerynAI’s enterprise-level solutions are at the forefront of solving real challenges currently faced by its clients. AerynAI will be
Football and Integration; Join us to honour what the great abolitionist Frederick Douglass stood for, while celebrating his lasting legacy of freedom and dignity. With participation by two international players, we work towards integration and equality taking place through sports. We hope to build on existing initiatives and use the anniversary as a focal point for a celebration of our shared values and the club’s commitment to diversity, inclusivity, and equality.
Through this very special and
With the COVID vaccine rollout now underway, employers are one step closer to their business operations resuming.
As mass vaccination will take time, employers are likely to find that some staff will be eager to get the vaccine as soon as possible. Others may choose to wait and see while some may decide not to take a vaccine at all.So how can employers and HR handle vaccine hesitancy in the workplace?What approach should employers take towards the vaccine with their employees?The government hasn’t made
National Business Machines (NBM), headquartered in Cork and celebrating its 35th year in business, last year announced a €750,000 investment and expansion of their business, largely focussed on infrastructure and personnel.
This year, they are seeing the fruits of their labour, adapting to, and overcoming the challenges of Covid-19 head on, with a can-do and flexible attitude to conducting their day-to-day operations. This approach, coupled with the promotion of a new Sales Director, Don
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