CAPPA is delighted to announce that it will be hiring 10 Ph.D. students over the coming months. CAPPA will be hiring four Ph.D. students and co - hosting a further four as part of the OPTAPHI project, and hiring two more Ph.D. students as part of their project with the Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine. The four co - hosted Ph.D. students in OPTAPHI will be registered in Cork Institute of Technology as part of a double degree programme. This recruitment will double the current number of
OFX are delighted to announce that Judith Curtin and Joan Byrne have been appointed as partners to the firm.
Both of these appointments come at an exciting time for OFX, as they continue to expand and develop their team based at 57/58 South Mall in Cork City.
Judith Curtin has specialist knowledge in commercial contracts and outsourcing, with a particular focus on privacy/information management and employment law. Judith also has extensive experience in advising on regulatory matters, including Irish
The luxurious 5-Star Castlemartyr Spa & Golf Resort has been named weddingsonline’s Munster Hotel Venue of the Year. The East Cork Resort won the prestigious wedding industry award at a black-tie gala ceremony in the Knightsbrook Hotel in Trim, Co Meath on Monday, 17 February.
This was the second win for Castlemartyr Resort at the weddingsonline Awards in the past two years, which recognise the professionalism, dedication and exceptional service of wedding venues and suppliers. The Resort previously won
Adventure tourism was the biggest trend for those booking holidays in January 2020, replacing the traditional 'fly and flop' trip according leading premium leisure travel specialists, Travel Counsellors.
A dramatic rise in the popularity of soft adventure, such as trekking, safari, skiing and surfing, saw January travel bookings to South Africa increase 158% on the same period last year, while New Zealand was up 106%.
Travel Counsellors, who released their annual Top 10 List of Long and Short
Following it’s hugely successful debut in Cork in Spring 2019, Design Pop, Cork’s new trendy design and food festival is gearing up to return from May 22nd - 24th, 2020.
Design Pop brings together six top Irish designers to create six pop-up installation structures which will go on display in various locations across the city over three days. Each designer is paired with a Cork-based food or drink producer to create a bespoke space which the public are invited to explore and interact with. The 2019
HR and health & safety expert Peninsula has been handling countless calls from employers who are seeking advice on coronavirus.
Employers are wondering how the outbreak could affect their business, what to do if employees are returning from China, and how to minimise the risk of workplace infection.
To ensure you’re prepared for any scenario, Peninsula has put together a coronavirus guide that you can read here.
A Valentines Thank You for making this a special event.
Focus Ireland held our Nollaig na Mban in Maryborough Hotel , Cork on Sunday 5th January 2020.
Ger Spillane , Focus Ireland Regional Manager and Paula Cogan , President, Cork Chamber gave the keynote speeches with Cork Prison Officers Male Voice Choir providing the entertainment.
Nollaig na Mban is a celebration of women and is a quintessentially Cork and Munster event.
There is better way to mark Nollaig na mBan here in Cork but to
Visit Cork, the official tourism body in Cork, has announced ambitious plans to increase the number of overseas visitors to the Cork region by a further 8-10% per annum at their tourism Industry Day on the 12th February at Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Little Island.
More than 200 people working in the tourism and hospitality industry in Cork attended the event, which gave an overview of Visit Cork’s achievements to date and announced future plans for the promotion of Cork for leisure tourism (Pure Cork)
Floortech are answering the call to make #Room4ARC as main sponsors of the Cork ARC Spring Ball in association with Sunshine & Umbrellas.
On the 28th of February 2020, we will host our 4th Cork ARC Spring Ball at the Clayton Silver Springs Hotel. Our MC for the night will be Olympic Athlete, Rob Heffernan and music will be provided by the fabulous Papa Zitas. As ever, we will have a wonderful array of spot prizes.Your support of the Cork ARC Spring Ball is more important than ever in 2020. In the past
The Centre for Advanced Photonics and Process Analysis (CAPPA) at Cork Institute of Technology has today launched their new EU-funded OPTAPHI project worth over €3.8 million. OPTAPHI is a European Double Doctorate Programme on “Optical sensing using advanced photo–induced effects”, and involves five partner institutions across Europe. The network was official launched by CIT President, Dr. Barry O’Connor, at the project’s kick-off meeting held in CIT on 21st January. The project is coordinated by Dr.
We are proud to announce that we were nominated for the Cork Business Association Business of the Year Awards in the category of “Best in Professional Business Services”.
Our main goal since 2010 has been to link trainees from all over the world with Irish companies and host families. We provide quality internships and work with partners in Government Authorities, Local Councils & Chambers, Universities, Vocational Schools, Skilled Crafts and Apprenticeship bodies around the world to bring quality trainees
Following the success of the Matheson Employment Law Masterclass Series last year, we are delighted to announce our seminar dates for 2020.
Three more sessions will be presented on a monthly basis by top tier specialists from our Employment, Pensions and Benefits Group and will give an insight into workplace challenges and how to best manage them.The sessions will also provide an opportunity to allow you to discuss growing trends and current issues with your peers across industry sectors.
If you are
The Firkin Crane is seeking expressions of interest from experienced individuals to join its Board of Directors. A not-for-profit organisation, the Firkin Crane in Cork promotes and creatively engages in advancing dance as an art form.
The organisation is keen to hear from persons with expertise in marketing, communications, finance, HR, fundraising and/or an interest or professionalism in dance. Further information here or email the Firkin Crane company secretary email@example.com
Granite Digital, Ireland's leading full-service digital agency, today announces that it will create 50 new jobs across its Dublin, Cork and Galway offices. The jobs announcement comes as part of a €2.5M investment in its business which will bring its Irish workforce to over 100 people within the next three years.
Granite provides a wide range of digital solutions to businesses across Ireland, including digital strategy, web design, web development, digital marketing, seo and ppc consultancy and managed
Colin Hunt, CEO of AIB, will candidly discuss the future of the banking industry and the role it can play in tackling the climate emergency with Professor Thia Hennessy, Dean of Cork University Business School, at 6pm on Thursday 6 February in UCC’s Centre for Executive Education.
Taking place six days after Britain’s scheduled departure from the European Union, the timely discussion between two of Ireland’s leading business thinkers will also consider the implications of Brexit and Ireland’s trajectory
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