Record Year for Munster’s Food Culture and Festivals by Miceál O’Hurley

Shannagary – Michelin Star winning chef Myrtle Allen, who passed away this summer, lived long enough to see the fruits of the food culture she inspired reach throughout Ireland.  A one-time Vice President of the Munster Region of Macra na Feirme, Allen revolutionised Irish restaurants by concentrating on locally produced, artisanal fare and changing her…

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Cork Learning City says business must invest in continuous staff training if they want to be future-proofed

A LinkedIn survey of 4,000 professionals this month found that 94% of employees would stay longer at a company that invested in their career development. Employers are also waking up to this reality with 90% of employers participating in this same workplace learning  research, agreeing that learning in the workplace is a necessary staff benefit…

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Tyndall National Institute secures record €7 million in Horizon 2020 funding

As one of Europe’s leading research centres and Ireland’s national institute for high-tech hardware, Tyndall has been awarded over €7 million for research projects in the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme. Tyndall secured €5.4 million in its own right and facilitated a further €1.83 million for five Irish partner companies in eight EU-wide technology innovation projects. This is…

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From Busy-ness to Resilience – a unique day for Cork’s business women with Transilient Coaching and Anam Solas Yoga

Transilient Coaching have an exciting event coming up this October! “It’s a day for busy business women!” says Managing Director Barbara Nugent. “You might feel, ‘I can’t afford to take a day off work!’ The question I would ask is, ‘Can you afford not to?’. “As business women, wives, mothers, daughters, sisters and best friends,…

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Spearline announces partnership with Autism Assistance Dogs Ireland

Spearline is delighted to announce a three-year partnership with Autism Assistance Dogs Ireland (AADI). Spearline’s software solution Spearline Data Protection will be used by Autism Assistance Dogs Ireland to manage and demonstrate their entire General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance programme. Ciara Lucy, Managing Director of Spearline met with Nuala Geraghty, CEO of AADI and…

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Don’t miss the biggest ever IndieCork Festival of film and music

Some of the IndieCork Festival team ahead of their launch. Laragh Mooney, Arthur Leahy, Mick Hannigan, Eileen Hogan, Úna Feely, Tony Langlois. Photo: Marcin Lewandowski The sixth IndieCork Festival of independent film and music will be held from October 7 to 14, 2018. The event drew record entries this year, reflecting the depth of filmmaking…

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Ryanair announces new route from Cork Airport to Naples

Cork Airport is Ireland’s second busiest and best connected airport, with scheduled flights to over 40 destinations. Speaking on Ryanair’s announcement of a new route from Cork direct to Naples, Niall MacCarthy, Managing Director at Cork Airport, said: “Cork Airport is really thrilled to add Naples to our growing list of 2019 Summer destinations. This is the fifth new…

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Stephen Belton, Garryvoe Hotel and The Bayview at Ballycotton – ‘Once your intentions are good in business and you work hard, then success follows’

Stephen Belton is the Managing Director of the luxurious and romantic Garryvoe Hotel and the scenic and relaxing The Bayview at Ballycotton. Stephen’s career in hospitality seemed inevitable from a young age but his ability to refurbish and rejuvenate hospitality gems from times past was unforeseen then and his results have been astounding. Tell us…

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