BioMarin expands its Cork facility to add drug product filling capability

Simon Coveney TD, Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, today welcomed the announcement by BioMarin International Ltd that it is investing in a new drug product filling project at its Shanbally, Cork, facility. This project will allow the company to maximise the flexibility of the site with the expansion of the operational manufacturing capacity…

Alice Maher’s ‘Vox Materia’ opening soon at the Crawford Art Gallery

Photo: Matt Gidney Vox Materia comprises a multi-part installation of sculpture and eight large works on paper at the Crawford Art Gallery. Stemming from Maher’s consideration of a twelfth century mermaid carving, this show meditates on voice, silence and materiality. The mermaid is a hybrid creature that transgresses boundaries between human and animal, and appeals to…

Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan, has a formal meeting with new Garda Commissioner, Drew Harris, on his first day in office

The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan TD, this afternoon welcomed the new Garda Commissioner to the Department of Justice and Equality as Drew Harris took up his new role. Following their discussions, Minister Flanagan said: “I was pleased to welcome Commissioner Harris to my office today to discuss the Government’s policing priorities with him…

Minister Charlie Flanagan signs the Commencement Order for Intoxicating Liquor (Breweries and Distilleries) Act 2018

Act will allow craft breweries and distilleries to sell intoxicating liquor manufactured on the premises to tourists and visitors who have participated in a guided tour of the premises. The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan TD, this afternoon signed the Commencement Order for the Intoxicating Liquor (Breweries and Distilleries) Act 2018. The principal purpose…

Julie O’Neill Ring of Kerry Golf Classic launched in aid of CUH Respiratory and Cystic Fibrosis Units

Photo: Michael O’Sullivan/OSM PHOTO The Julie O’Neill Annual Ring of Kerry Golf Classic, now in its fourth year, will take place from September 14 to 16 at the Kenmare Golf Club. The event each year raises significant, essential funds for the Respiratory and Cystic Fibrosis Units at Cork University Hospital. The Golf Classic is being…

Uncovering Cork’s best buildings at Cork Better Building Awards 2018

The search is on for Cork’s best designed and maintained buildings. Cork Business Association (CBA), in association with Cork City Council, have launched the Cork Better Building Awards 2018. The awards congratulate staff, managers, property owners, developers, architects and designers for high standards in design, conservation and creativity, and also salute the window cleaners, painters and maintenance…

Tánaiste Simon Coveney urges Cork clubs to register and avail of multi-million Sports Capital Grants

An Tánaiste Simon Coveney has confirmed that €40 million is available to develop sports infrastructure around the country, and is actively encouraging Cork clubs and sports organisations to prepare for the application process and register online now at sportscapitalprogramme.ie. “I really want to see Cork clubs and organisations benefit as much as possible from this funding, and I’m…