Bibby Financial Services Ireland appoints Stephen McCarthy as Head of Sales for Munster

Bibby Financial Services Ireland (BFSI), a leading provider of funding solutions to Irish SMEs, has appointed Stephen McCarthy as their new Head of Sales for Munster. In his new role, Stephen will lead the growing Munster sales team at BFSI as the operation strives to provide businesses across the country with bespoke financial assistance through a wide…

The Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Bill 2018 – Bill Holohan

The Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Bill 2018 (the “Bill”), which was published in January 2019, is currently at the committee stage in the Dáil and has already sparked quite the debate among cabinet members. The Bill aims to provide more protection for tenants and if enacted in it’s current form will substantially increase the obligations of…

What will happen to your EU trademarks after Brexit? – by Holohan Lane Solicitors

On March 29, 2017, the United Kingdom submitted a notification of its intention to withdraw from the European Union per Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. After Brexit, set for March 29, 2019, 23.00 CET, the UK becomes a “third country”. All European trademarks registered as of the withdrawal date will not be…

TREND MICRO LAUNCHES VIDEO COMPETITION FOR SAFER INTERNET DAY

Trend Micro asks young people in Ireland “If you had one special power to make life online better, what would it be?”   Cork, 4 February 2019: Marking Safer Internet Day, global leader in cybersecurity solutions, Trend Micro, has launched its 2019 What’s Your Story? competition. Now in its eighth year, the annual global video competition is designed to…

TREATING CORK RETAIL WITH CONTEMPT – BY MICHAEL MULCAHY, PUBLISHER OF BUSINESS CORK

Some people have seen from the very outset that the changes that have been enforced on traders in Cork city centre would contribute to a fall off in customers visiting the city, a fall off in confidence in seeing the city as a necessary place to visit, a fall off in budding entrepreneurs considering setting…

Daffodil Day more important than ever – Nuala Carey urges public to support cancer patients

RTE Weather and National Lottery presenter Nuala Carey has appealed to the public to shower Daffodil Day with donations, in the wake of her father’s death from cancer in November. Nuala helped the Irish Cancer Society launch its 32nd Daffodil Day at an event in Dublin, where the charity revealed it needs to raise €4million this…