New placemaking fund launched to enhance Cork city centre for residents, visitors and business

Street art, greening projects, parklets, creative seating, atmospheric lighting and new unique events are just some of the projects which could be supported under the City Council’s new City Centre Placemaking Fund. Tobin street, Cork City The aim of this initiative is to support projects which will enhance, improve, and enliven people’s experience of Cork…

Inspiring.ie launches with the roll out of its branches and Ireland’s first connections agency for women in business

Inspiring.ie is the new connections agency for women in business from all counties on the Island of Ireland that will see a branch established in each county and a local President appointed to lead it. Speaking at the launch in Cork, Founder Michael Mulcahy said: “I have been involved in the women in business sector for…

Leading economist Jim Power addresses Kinsale Business Briefing: ‘2019 will be a more challenging and uncertain year for Ireland’

Leading economist Jim Power briefed a full to capacity breakfast briefing in Kinsale organised by accountants Fitzgerald & Partners. The event was attended by leading stakeholders in the region and sponsored by AIB Bank. The event was attended by Government Minister Jim Daly and Senator Tim Lombard. Jim commended Fitzgerald & Partners on being selected…

Ireland’s largest business school takes residence at landmark building in Cork City

An Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney TD officially opened the University College Cork Centre for Executive Education at 1 Lapp’s Quay in Cork. The landmark building in the heart of the city will house Cork University Business School (CUBS) and Irish Management Institute (IMI) programmes, bringing together the largest business school in…

€2.7 billion savings for the Irish economy if employers offered more flexibility

If every business in Ireland offered just one flexible role to their employees, this would result in an average saving of €11,000 per company. This is according to the award-winning company, Employmum, whose estimates are based on offering a flexible position to employees. The savings would come in the form of savings from running an…

Award win the cherry on top for of great year for Herlihy’s Centra

Herlihy’s Centra is a group of Centra stores, focused on customer needs from the moment of opening to closing each and every day. With stores in Mallow, Fermoy, Grand Parade, Bishopstown, Oliver Plunkett Street and Millstreet, Herlihys serve a wide, satisfied and loyal clientele in retail. And so it is no surprise that recently, Herlihy’s…

Cork City Council to offer free weekend parking after 5pm in its city centre multi-storey car parks

Festive shoppers in Cork are set to enjoy free weekend parking after 5pm in city centre multi-storey car parks. This free parking offer will allow families to enjoy the city’s increased late night shopping offering in the lead up to Christmas, to attend GLOW, grab a bite to eat in many of the city’s restaurants…

Cornstore Cork is the award-winning place to dine this weekend!

Cornstore Cork offers a casual, yet warm, welcoming and lively dining experience, complete with wine and cocktail bar. This restaurant specialises in great steaks, locally-sourced seafood and award-winning cocktails. Of course, it’s not only the drinks that are award-winning. Recently, Cornstore Cork won The Cork Restaurant of the Year 2018 at our very own The…