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
What's on Offer
Your chance to become a destination premises in Cork City.
Free water dispenser bespoke to your store including fitting. (Value: € 2,000)
Be an integral part of our solution for our single-use plastic waste in Ireland.How
Simply let us know if you think your business would like to be Cork's indoor Refill Hub.
Register your interest on our competition page www.refill.ie/win by 26th February 2021.Benefits
Increase your store's footfall.
Potential for increased store sales.
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
Ground-breaking AR Technology Innovates Construction
Engineering Grade AR by XYZ Reality deployed by PM Group to build it right first timeWatch the video
International project delivery company, PM Group, is deploying the latest Augmented Reality (AR) technology on the design and construction of one of Europe’s largest, hyperscale data centres in Denmark.
PM Group is using the world’s first engineering grade AR product, HoloSite™, from London-based company, XYZ Reality. The new technology is helping to
This February SERVE is focusing on supporting the Badjao Tribe in Cebu, with the help of our partners in the Philippines.
SERVE would like to encourage solidarity across Ireland and the rest of the world to join & show love for our partners in the Philippines. Your kindness can help provide the Badjao Tribe with cleaning supplies, hand sanitizer, masks and other sanitary equipment to keep one another safe from COVID-19. Text ‘SERVE’ to 50300 to donate €4.
SERVE long term volunteer establishes community garden project in Mazabuka. Please join us in wishing Darren & his gardener friends the very best with their community garden project. Darren is our long-term SERVE volunteer in Mazabuka, Zambia. Together, they’ve planted cucumbers & butternuts-quash & will reap the rewards of their work. The youth will eat or sell the produce while learning to grow their own food. Once they succeed, they’ll receive a certificate.
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Since the conference was established in 1982, the event has evolved to become one of the most prestigious business conferences in Ireland. It is one of the events that the UCC Commerce Society is most proud of as it continuously bridges the gap between aspiring students and their business mentors, thus building relationships between both communities. This year the event is online and takes place on Thursday 4th February.
The theme of this year's conference is 'Transitioning with the Times'. This theme is
erisbeg is delighted to announce it has made a significant investment in and is partnering with the Chris Mee Group, Ireland’s leading Health and Safety Specialist company, to help Chris Mee maximise its growth potential.
Based in Cork and Dublin, The Chris Mee Group (CMSE Safety Consultants and Trainers) is the largest provider of Health & Safety Consultancy, Recruitment and Training services in Ireland.
The company specialises in setting up ISO 45001 accredited safety management systems and in
Fancy a Cuppa in a fancy cup?No matter your fave, be it a coffee fix, tea cleanse or hot chocolate sugar buzz,
when you fancy a cuppa it’s all the more enjoyable in a fancy cup.
Cork based ceramic artist Luke Sisk, has designed the beautiful and very fancy Báidín Collection, inspired by the coastline of Ireland. With a well defined contemporary look, the collection of cups, beakers and bowls are created in Ming porcelain in a range of fresh colours and a smooth semi-satin finish.
There’s plenty of
Cogans Toyota Carrigaline are delighted to announce that the Proace City has received the Compact Van of the Year award at the 2021 What Van AwardsHighly commended for its design and practicality, the Proace City was praised for its smart storage solutions and practical features.
The Proace City showcases best-in-class features such as its 1 tonne payload capacity and with both the long and short wheelbases can accommodate up to two euro palletsAvailable to purchase or with all inclusive leasing giving
JRAP O’Meara Solicitors LLP has appointed Jerry Canty as Partner in the firm’s Corporate and Commercial Department.A well known Cork-based solicitor, Jerry has recently joined the firm. He brings with him a wealth of experience having practiced for more than 26 years in a Cork-based commercial law firm.Jerry has previous experience in areas of commercial law, banking and security law, commercial property, construction, landlord and tenant law, healthcare together with mergers and acquisitions. Jerry
Triskel are delighted to announce that Brook Foods won the tender to run our popular and vibrant Café Bar (previously Scrypt Café Bar). The facility encompasses the café and external courtyard and is intended to provide catering services to patrons, artists and tenants as well as servicing cinema, concerts and meetings.“Brook Foods are a Cork-based national Food Service and Catering Group.” said Frankie Whelehan, Chair of Triskel’s Board. “The Organisation founded and led by Kieran Callinan will prove an
71% of Irish employees say the volume of communication from their employer has increased since March 2020
Over three quarters of Irish workers (77%) say their company’s internal communications need to be improved
30% don’t find the internal communications content they are sent useful
35% say their organisation’s internal communications could be improved by including clear and transparent business updates
23% are not clear on their organisation’s business goals
Almost half of employees (47%) receive
Financial and administrative services group Alter Domus is to create 100 new jobs at its offices in Cork.
The company operates a European hub for global private debt, private equity, real estate and infrastructure investors supporting over €1 trillion in assets.Alter Domus, which also has an office in Dublin, has already invested significantly in its Irish operations, having increased its headcount here from 100 to 180 people in 2020.
“To support continued growth, the company is investing in a new
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
A new business with a unique concept was launched in Cork during the pandemic.
This Interior Design business, called Little Angels’ Neurodesign, is specialized in a new kind of babies’ rooms.
Their designs are, indeed, all based on one thing: giving visual stimulation for babies to reach their highest potential and development. To achieve this, they use visual stimulation along with scientific data.
Everything you’ll find done by Little Angels’ Neurodesign is for parents and parents-to-be to have a
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