Organised by Cork City Council, the switching on of the Cork City Christmas Lights will take place this Sunday November 17th on Patrick’s Street from 6.30pm. The Christmas Lights will be switched on by the Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. John Sheehan and there is a rumored appearance of Santa!
The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. John Sheehan said “The countdown to Christmas truly begins with the switching on of the Christmas Lights. This wonderful free family festive event will take place at approximately 7.15pm
There are 6 Sundays left before Christmas but more importantly than that, there are just 5 Sundays left before Triskel's Christmas Movies start!Christmas Movies at Triskel are a tradition for a lot of people (if you don’t believe us, check out this year’s Holly Bough!) so we’re delighted to be bringing back our favourites: The Muppet Christmas Carol, It’s a Wonderful Life and the eternally-divisive Die Hard (is it a Christmas movie or is it a movie set at Christmas?!).
We’ll be learning about the true
Fitzgerald Actuarial Limited is delighted to announce that Brian Fitzgerald has joined the Cork based pensions, actuarial and governance consultancy firm. Brian joins John Grant (Business Development Manager & Investment Consultant) and other actuaries in our pensions and actuarial team. Brian brings a wealth of pensions experience, having been consultant and actuary to many leading group pension plans in Ireland. As well as advising corporate clients, Brian has a strong record in developing models to
Almost 400 frontline staff from retail and hospitality businesses across Cork city attended an inspirational, motivational and educational customer service training session in the Everyman theatre last night with one of the UK’s top performance coaches. The event organised by Cork City Centre Forum and the Local Enterprise Office, Cork City, saw leading UK performance coach, Alf Dunbar, deliver his ‘You are The Difference’ training session to managers and staff from businesses ranging from independent
John Fitzpatrick, Festival and Artistic Director of the Cork International Choral Festival, announced his decision to step aside from his full-time, day to day commitment with the Festival and its organisation and artistic planning, at the meeting of the Festival’s Board of Directors held after this year’s very successful 65th festival. John’s involvement with the festival commenced in 1969 as a singer, continued as a conductor of various choirs over a long period, as an invited member of the Festival’s
Release of Ireland's Second Annual Responsible Investment State of Play Report 2019Marking Environmental, Sustainable and Governance (ESG) Day as part of Climate Finance Week 2019 Tuesday 5 November 2019: The Cork Financial Services Forum welcomed the release of Ireland’s Second Annual Responsible Investment State of Play Report 2019 in Cork today with an event jointly hosted by Deutsche Börse/Clearstream in their new offices in Navigation Square. The event takes place on ESG Day and forms part of Ireland’s
Over 160 acclaimed national and international filmmakers and talent will present their work at the 64th Cork Film Festival, which commences this Thursday (7 November) with the Opening Gala of Ordinary Love. Running from 7 – 17 November, the opening weekend of the Festival’s 11 days of cinema, featuring over 300 Irish and international features, documentaries, shorts and events, will also include a special preview of the first two episodes of the second season of The Young Offenders. For full details,
Leading Advisory, Audit & Tax firm Roberts Nathan announced the launch of their new website. Click here to view. Offering a wider range of services through their Cork and Dublin offices. “We designed the new web presence with a professional, easy-to-use navigation,” said Gail Ellis, Partner at Roberts Nathan. “Going forward we will continue to develop the site and communicate regularly though our “news” and “social media” platforms, which will hopefully give a flavour of how we add value to our clients
CAPPA was delighted to have Dr Anton Walsh speaking on “Shortwave infrared imaging of thin film coatings concealed inside polypropylene tubing” at the 2nd Spectro Expo exhibition. The exhibition took place from the 24 to 26 September in Amsterdam with over 340 individuals in attendance from both industry and academia. The Spectro Expo comprises two scientific conferences, the Workshop on Hyperspectral Image and Signal Processing: Evolution in Remote Sensing (WHISPERS) and Symposium on Short Wave Infrared
Enjoy 5 Star Breakfast while supporting Cork Simon Community and share the joy of Christmas with those who need it the most.
This December, the team at Hayfield Manor wish to spread some festive cheer and hope to give a little something each day to help those in need. Midweek throughout the month of December the hotel will donate 50% of the price of every non-resident’s breakfast to Cork Simon Community. So why not do something different this festive season and gather a group of customers, colleagues or
J.Barter travel are delighted to announce the opening of our new shop at 7 Clermont, Douglas Road, Cork. Our Douglas branch will operate from this location until our existing shop at Douglas Village Shopping Centre reopens for business after the recent fire destroyed a large section of the shopping centre. All existing contact details remain the same.About J.Barter Travel
We are privately-owned, reputable and the longest established travel agency in Ireland. Since 1865 creating miles of smiles and great
After several months of research and development, Fastnet - The Talent Group® is delighted to announce the launch of our newly redesigned website here. The new site features a streamlined modern design, improved functionality, and easy access to essential information.
Our primary goal during the redesign process was to create a more valuable, user-centric and responsive resource across all platforms and devices. Specifically, we wanted to provide our website users an easier way to learn about Fastnet’s
LCE’s Managing Director Ita Leyden was guest speaker at four ergonomic risk assessment workshops put on by the Health & Safety Authority around the country. Posting on her LinkedIn account after the events Ita said, “This was the 3rd year I was lucky enough to be involved with the series of national workshops on ergonomics assessment tools run by the HSA - the enthusiasm and interest levels from attendees was brilliant. What was most encouraging was having over 200 professionals interested in improving
Employee ownership of businesses is increasing in Ireland and a seminar next week will provide an opportunity for Cork companies to learn first-hand how it can help boost their bottom line. The Irish ProShare Association’s (IPSA) event in the offices of KPMG on South Mall on October 24th will be attended by some of the most successful companies in Ireland that are part or fully owned by their employees, including Cork tech company Teamwork, Clonakilty-based Global Shares, global engineering and
Lisney, Ireland’s largest independently-owned estate agents, is celebrating 50 years in business in Cork. The leading property consultants first began with a 500 square foot office on Grand Parade in 1969 and has experienced consistent growth and success since then. Involved in all aspects of the residential, commercial, licensed and investment property markets, Lisney employs 120 staff nationwide, working in a range of agency and advisory services departments.
Speaking about Lisney’s path to 50
Minister of State at the Department of Health Jim Daly TD has officially opened the new Bon Secours Cork Cancer Centre, marking the completion of the wider €77 million expansion of the hospital.
The new Bon Secours Cork Cancer Centre now offers the most technologically advanced radiotherapy services in the south of Ireland through a partnership between the hospital and UPMC Hillman Cancer Centre, part of US-based academic medical centre UPMC which is affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh. With
Volunteer in India, Mozambique, the Philippines, Vietnam and ZAMBIA during summer 2020 and work alongside our partners on sustainable development projects! SERVE is a Cork-based overseas development and volunteering organisation, committed to tackling the root causes of poverty to achieve justice, equality, and opportunities for all. We are recruiting volunteers for our 4-week overseas placements, which take place from early July to early August. This year, we are offering placements in:Bangalore,
Cork-based Ayrton Group, which offers expert advice, training and resources in workplace risk management and safety, has been awarded three internationally recognised certifications for its processes and standards.
The firm, founded in Newmarket, received ISO 9001, ISO 45001 and ISO 14001 certification, which means that its quality management systems, environmental management system and occupational safety processes all meet internationally recognised best practice, legislation and regulatory
A symbol of progressive luxury: the all new fully electric EQC blazes an exciting new path for electric driving and puts MSL Cork on the map as one of Mercedes-Benz’ selected EQ dealers, with two EQC’s currently in stock as of today!Speaking at the launch of the stunning new car which took place at the end of the summer in Palmerstown House, our Sales Manager Liam Mullane had this to say: “More than 130 years since Karl Benz introduced the world to motoring, the introduction of the EQC sees Mercedes-Benz
Leading Irish owned accountancy firm Moore Stephens launched its rebrand to Moore on the 9th September 2019. The firm which has offices in Dublin & Cork employing over 130 people is ranked in the top 10 accountancy practices in Ireland.
Speaking at the launch, Moore Managing Partner Ned Murphy said: “the rebrand marks the continuing evolution of our international network of independent accountancy firms which has a presence in over 112 countries. The new brand position is ‘Helping you thrive in a
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