More than one skin cancer death a week from the construction and farming sector

Irish Cancer Society teams up with the Irish Congress of Trade Unions to spread the SunSmart message this summer. The Irish Cancer Society has said that almost one in four (23%) of skin cancer deaths in Ireland are from the construction, outdoor and farming industry. The figures have remained stagnant in recent years. The Society…

A decade in the making: Cork Craft Month 2019 gears up to celebrate 10 year anniversary

Cork Craft Month, which will officially kick off on Friday, August 2, with the ‘Present Past’ exhibition at the Library in the grand Fota House, never fails to add a splash of colour to summertime in the Rebel County. Makers and designers from all over the county and beyond come together during this annual four-week…

Network Ireland West Cork holds speed networking event and introduces Dunmanway Chapter

Network Ireland West Cork recently held a speed networking event in The Square Kitchen, Dunmanway, Co Cork. The event was facilitated by networking guru Raymond Kelleher, Group Sales and Marketing Director at Trigon Hotels. At the event, Yvonne Cahalane, Social Media Officer of Network Ireland West Cork introduced the Dunmanway Chapter, which adds a social…

Giants of Jazz to headline Guinness Cork Jazz Festival

Guinness today announced exciting headline acts for the 42nd Guinness Cork Jazz Festival, which takes place over the October Bank Holiday Weekend from Thursday, 24 to Monday, 28 October. Giants of Jazz will join globally renowned artists pushing the boundaries of the musical genre today. The line-up features legendary artists including Grammy Hall of Famer Martha Reeves and the Vandellas,…

MCCI announces further growth and high performance for Ireland’s microelectronics industry

The Microelectronic Circuits Centre Ireland (MCCI) is one of Ireland’s highest performing research centres with a return on investment ratio of 4:1 to date on government investment at the centre. At the launch of the MCCI Annual Report yesterday, it was announced that the centre has further increased research revenue from €7.5 million in 2018…

BioPharma Engineering announces second expansion in three years

Biopharma Engineering, a leading engineering and design consultancy firm, has announced that it is increasing its footprint in Cork and Dublin by expanding its office capacity in both locations. The expansion signifies Biopharma Engineerings’ continued growth and development across Ireland, UK and Europe and will provide the company with plenty of room to grow to…

Cork Midsummer Festival announce Jane Anne Rothwell Award for female artists

Cork Midsummer Festival announce Jane Anne Rothwell Award for female artists

Cork Midsummer Festival has launched an open call for the inaugural Jane Anne Rothwell Award after one of its most successful editions of the Festival. The Jane Anne Rothwell Award will see a prize of €5,000 awarded annually to an emerging artist — either from Cork, or based in Cork — working in any discipline, who identifies as female.…

Dormant Accounts Action Plan 2019 provides €200k to support LGBTI Community Organisations

On 4 June last, Mr Seán Canney TD, Minister of State for Community Development, Natural Resources and Digital Development, published the Dormant Accounts Action Plan 2019 providing an additional €6.5 million to benefit disadvantaged groups. This included the provision of €200,000 to support eight LGBTI Community Organisations with payments being made from Minister Michael Ring’s Department of…

Montenotte Hotel Gardens hosts Irish Sculpture Exhibition

Pictured: Sculptor Stephanie Hess with her “Lunch Date” piece, at the launch of the Montenotte Hotel’s Sculptures Exhibition in the sunken Victorian Gardens of the Hotel. In keeping with the hotel’s commitment to support Irish Art, the sculpture exhibition includes over 35 works by Orla de Bri, Ciaran Patterson, Ray Delaney, Anna Campbell and more…