Cork College of Commerce teachers take part on Placement in Industry Programme

Paula O’Connell, Cork College of Commerce teacher, with Brid Creedon, Senior Manager of Infrastructure & Strategic Projects at Eli Lilly. It is often said that older students respect educators more if they are still actively working or in tune with their industries, and as such will pay less or more attention to them depending. Due to…

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Crawford Art Gallery acquires important Cork painting at auction

Crawford Art Gallery is delighted to announce that it has acquired a significant artwork for its collection at auction in Dublin. There was significant interest in the work from private collectors and international institutions. The painting in question by Cork artist Daniel MacDonald (1821-1853), The Village Funeral – An Irish Family by a Graveside during the Great…

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Granny Griffin from Griffins Garden Centre wins Silver at Blas na hÉireann 2018!

Jennifer Fox On Saturday October 6, Blas na hÉireann announced this year’s winners of Ireland’s Best Food Produce for 2018 and awarded Griffins Garden Centre with Silver for their Sweet Potato and Cinnamon Bread! Griffins Garden Centre’s own bakery entered their unique Sweet Potato and Cinnamon Bread in the Sweet Dough Goods category. Jennifer Fox,…

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Gift of Life Ball, organised by kidney donation recipient, raises over €14,000 for Irish Kidney Association!

The Clayton Hotel, Cork, was the venue for the extraordinary Gift of Life Ball on Saturday September 22, which was attended by 270 people! The ball was the brainchild of Sally Nagle, a 26-year-old native of Montenotte, to raise awareness of the importance of organ donation, to raise much needed funds for the Irish Kidney…

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Right Solution Centre launch new services from brand new office locale

The Right Solution Centre, a one-stop business solution centre that can help you establish and manage your business and make you career aspirations a reality, are expanding their already comprehensive offering. “This year is very busy for us and there are a lot of exciting changes,” said Jurgita Petiul, Managing Director. Right Solution Centre is…

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Cork biotech leader wins Women Mean Business Female Entrepreneur Award 2018

Andrea Doolan, a Cork-based entrepreneur, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Atlantia Food Clinical Trials Ltd, has scooped the prize for Female Entrepreneur of the Year 2018, at the Women Mean Business (WMB) Annual Awards ceremony, held yesterday at the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin. The biotech, which is a world-class clinical studies research company, providing full service study expertise…

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