International Women in Engineering Day – learn how BPE is transforming for the future

Brought to you by BioPharma Engineering June 23rd  marked International Women in Engineering Day (INWED). This day is recognised across the world as a day to celebrate the accomplishments of female engineers and to raise awareness of what the Engineering industry could offer to all aspiring women engineers. The theme for 2019 was #TransformTheFuture. While the…

Reform commercial rates with new collection model – Ibec

Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, today called for reform of the collection of commercial rates through the introduction of a new centralised or shared service collection model similar to the Local Property Tax system. The new proposal follows the movement of Local Government (Rates) Bill 2018 to the Third (Committee) Stage in Dáil…

The government yesterday approved a number of Ambassadorial nominations

On the recommendation of the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney, the Government yesterday approved a number of Ambassadorial nominations, subject to agreement by the receiving States. The decision yesterday and an earlier decision by Government in February represent a significant re-shuffle of Ambassadors and Consuls General to take place this…

Paul O’Donovan on being in control of his own destiny in business as an entrepreneur

Partnering with Paul O’Donovan & Associates allows you time to focus on your business, while they provide the accountancy solutions. Whatever stage in business you are at, they can help. They are a progressive accountancy practice with a broad base clientele ranging from individuals, sole traders, partnerships, to limited companies, providing a comprehensive range of…

Glennon Brothers talk timber

Picture from left to right: Gerry Dolan – Glennon Brothers and Minister of State for Food, Forestry and Horticulture, Andrew Doyle TD. Glennon Brothers provide information to local forest owners about thinning to maximise their return from clearfell crops. Glennon Brothers Timber Processors represented Forestry Industries Ireland (FII) in Charleville recently at a Talking Timber…

Mayor congratulates Bantry on prestigious awards

Bantry has won Ireland’s ‘Best Kept Small Town Award’ and also scooped the ‘Overall Winner’ at ‘Irelands Best Kept Towns Awards’ at Farmleigh House, Dublin. The competition, run by the Northern Irelands Amenity Council and the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment, seeks to recognise Towns that have worked to improve themselves throughout Ireland.…

Percentage of women in senior organisational roles continues to be below what it should be in Ireland

Scholarship to help promote women in top roles launched at UCC. A leading University professor has expressed a “great concern” about the under-representation of women in senior business roles. The Dean of Cork University Business School, Professor Thia Hennessy, said society needs more women in top roles. Female representation on company boards in Ireland is…