Firkin Crane Appoints New Executive Artistic Director Laurie Uprichard to take up position in September 2021

The board of directors of Firkin Crane CLG is delighted to announce the appointment of Laurie Uprichard as Executive Artistic Director. She will take up this new position in September. Laurie is a distinguished dance leader, curator and artistic director working professionally for over four decades. With a keen curatorial eye, combined with strong managerial…

FOUR INNOVATIVE IGNITE START-UPS IN RECRUITMENT DRIVE WITH OVER 25 JOB ROLES AVAILABLE

IGNITE part of University College Cork (UCC) Innovation today announced four innovative IGNITE start-ups are currently recruiting with over 25 job roles available in sales, marketing, business development, software and customer service. The four starts-ups, Trustap, Ecanvasser, LegitFit and Peckish, have all emerged from the IGNITE start-up incubation programme at UCC. Trustap has developed a…

Rebuilding the hospitality sector’ Irish Hospitality Institute welcomes Brian Bowler FIHI as 29th President

The Irish Hospitality Institute (IHI), the professional body for managers within the hospitality and tourism industry in Ireland, is delighted to announce the appointment of Brian Bowler FIHI as the 29th President of the organisation, leading through the next era of hospitality, after what has been a critical time for the industry.   Brian has…

Winners of the 2021 Network Cork Businesswoman of the Year Awards Announced

Winners of the 2021 Network Ireland Cork Businesswoman of the Year Awards are: Overall Businesswoman of the Year — Dr Tara Shine, Change by Degrees STEM Businesswoman (sponsor DePuy Synthes, Johnson & Johnson) — Dr Tara Shine, Change by Degrees Power Within Champion (sponsor O’Flynn Exhams) — Miriam Bourke, Invesco Limited Solo Businesswoman (sponsor Lady of the Valley) — Michelle Dinneen, Ardin…

BREAKING BREAD: BREWDOG UNITE ECO WARRIORS AND DRINKS AFFICONADOS WITH IRISH LAUNCH OF LOST LAGER, THE WORLD’S FIRST CARBON NEGATIVE LAGER

Scottish craft brewery reveal surplus bread as the secret ingredient to new brew as they continue on global sustainability mission Scottish craft brewery BrewDog are continuing their global sustainability efforts as they launch their latest addition to the Irish market, LOST lager. In typical BrewDog fashion, their newest offering steers from the norm, with the…

START-UPs GRADUATE FROM IGNITE PROGRAMME READY TO GROW THEIR BUSINESSES

Start-ups ranging from a smart sleeping mask to helping people secure basketball scholarships in the US have graduated from the IGNITE programme at UCC. Seven entrepreneurs have become the first founders to complete the IGNITE programme entirely online this year. IGNITE nurtures start-ups from an idea to commercial reality and this is the 13th group…

Stephen Crowley moves to Docutec – A Cantec Group Company as Sales and Account Manager

Stephen Crowley moves to Docutec – A Cantec Group Company as Sales and Account Manager Cantec Group has announced the appointment of Stephen Crowley to its Docutec division. With offices nationwide, Stephen takes up the lead as Area Sales and Account Manager for Cork and Kerry. Stephen joins the Docutec team with a wealth of…

CABINET APPROVES GENDER PAY GAP LEGISLATION PROPOSALS

Roderic O’Gorman T.D, Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, yesterday received Cabinet approval to amend the Gender Pay Gap Information Bill and to introduce the strengthened Bill at Report Stage in Dáil Éireann. The Gender Pay Gap Information Bill was originally published in April 2019 and lapsed with the dissolution of the Dáil…