Teamwork has made Mackin Consultancy the award-winning SME it is today

Mackin Consultancy is one of the premier integrated management solutions companies in Ireland, always focused on helping businesses of all sizes, from all sectors, achieve certification in quality, health and safety, or environmental standards within their particular area of expertise. This firm, who has already expanded into the USA and has plans to do so…

Townhouse Interiors and Café Townhouse are jewels in the crown of North Cork

Townhouse Interiors is a one–stop shop for beautiful and unique interiors, soft furnishings and expert advice on style and design practicality. Café Townhouse is a relaxing and welcoming casual dining venue, whose team is eager to tease your taste buds with their wholesome food. Together these businesses make a powerhouse like no other in North Cork. And so, it is of no…

Cork-based INFANT Centre research leads to breakthrough treatment for peanut allergy

Photo: Diane Cusack The world’s largest peanut allergy treatment trial, involving more than 30 Irish children, has found that a new oral treatment can successfully reduce sensitivity to peanuts, and offers a real lifeline to those affected by the most common food allergy and the single cause of most food allergy deaths. Through his work as Principal Investigator at the INFANT Centre, Professor of Paediatrics and…

The Importance of a SWOT Analysis when Business Planning

  People often ask me, what is the difference between a strategic plan and a business plan. Briefly, a strategic plan sets the strategic direction of a company; it will contain information about mission, vision and long-term direction. The business plan focuses primarily on forecasts and profitability, as well as focusing on the market, customers…

Foodies of Cork delight as new café opens on Lee Road – Six new jobs created for local economy as well-known Cork business expands

Cork is well-known the world over as a purveyor of gastronomic greatness and the latest addition to the foodie scene in our beautiful city will undoubtedly fuel this reputation. LISHH Catering, a name synonymous with the supply of gourmet food from its current premises in the Dosco Business Park on South Douglas Road, today opened…

Award winners announced for the 63rd Cork Film Festival

Irish short Stigma has won the prestigious award of Grand Prix Irish Short Award at the sixty-third Cork Film Festival Awards Ceremony at the Triskel. The film, directed by Helen Warner and produced by Marie McDonald, now joins the longlist for the Academy Awards in 2020 in the Live Action Short Film category. The awards were presented ahead of the Closing…