Irish Book Week is coming and Ambassadors Sarah Fitzgerald and Donal Ryan are celebrating

Photo: Mark Stedman The inaugural Irish Book Week takes place from October 27 to November 3 and is a nationwide celebration of Irish books and bookshops. A collaboration between Bookselling Ireland and Publishing Ireland, the week will see events taking place throughout the country, celebrating Irish books and the central role bookshops play in Irish…


Colm Manning, BDM Boylan Partner – ‘It’s all about working well with your team’

BDM Boylan is one of the region’s largest law firms and continues to grow from their frequent successes and achievements. Recently, the company announced the appointment of Colm Manning as Partner, who now heads up the Commercial team.  We sat down with Colm to talk about his transition to the new role, what he hopes…


Cask wins for Overall Best Cocktail Experience and Greenes Restaurant for Best Customer Service at the National Hospitality Awards

Cask bar was announced the overall winner for Best Cocktail Experience, with a Best Customer Service Award going to Greenes Restaurant, at the National Hospitality Awards, which are a distinctive and prestigious recognition of the efforts of the very best in the business, at a gala event held in the Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin on Monday…


UCC launches its inaugural women in STEM programme in partnership with Johnson & Johnson

Alison O’Shea and Oksana Semenova, PHD students at the Research Centre for Foetal and Neonatal Translational Research (INFANT) in UCC, with the EEG seizure probe. The centre is an example of the many STEM related courses available at UCC. UCC has partnered with Johnson & Johnson’s to deliver the WiSTEM2D programme, an initiative promoting the involvement…


Maid Anett Kurucsai dares to tread the staircase at the haunted Ghoulsleys Manor

Photo: Gerard McCarthy Photography
The Maid Anett Kurucsai dares to tread the staircase at the haunted Ghoulsleys Manor in Cuskinny, Cobh, where the 200-year-old mansion is under the Curse of the Purple Pumpkin for the Halloween midterm.
Find a spooky theatrical experience and ghoulish goings on every afternoon and evening from October 20!

University College Cork and The Agricultural Trust Announce Grassland Science Senior Lectureship in memory of Paddy O’Keeffe

Deputy President and Registrar Professor John O’Halloran with Maggie Egerton, daughter of Paddy O’Keeffe, the iconic figure in Irish farming at the announcement of the Paddy O’Keeffe Senior Lectureship in Plant Genetics at University College Cork, supported by The Agricultural Trust. Photo: Darragh Kane The legacy of Irish agricultural legend, Paddy O’Keeffe, will continue to endure through a…