National survey reports over one-third of Irish businesses lack a digital marketing strategy

Over one third of Irish businesses do not have a digital marketing strategy, according to new findings released by leading Irish communications agency, Springboard PR & Marketing. A further 22 percent of respondents also admit that they are unaware if their organisation even has a digital marketing strategy! The national index survey of over 400…

Minister for Data Protection Pat Breen TD visits Spearline Data Protection on the launch of their new GDPR software solution

Minister of State for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection, Pat Breen TD, visited Spearline HQ in Skibbereen today, Friday 11 May on the official launch of their new GDPR operational compliance software solution ‘Spearline Data Protection’. This software was developed in West Cork by a fleet of legal, product and…

Cork City Councillors vote to give planning permission to the €6 million Morrison’s Island public realm and flood defence plans

Cork City Councillors tonight voted to give Part 8 planning permission to the €6 million public realm and flood defence plans for Morrison’s Island which will remove 80% of the flood threat in the city centre. Councillors voted  22 to 6 in favour of the proposed scheme. Lord Mayor, Cllr Tony Fitzgerald said: “This scheme…

Putting Cork on the map – Visit Cork Takes to the Road

Visit Cork, the governing organisation for leisure and business tourism, has been very active in promoting Cork as a destination for visitors and is now taking to the road to host a series of Open Roadshows on the 23rd and 24th May in Cork City, West Cork, North Cork and East Cork. Seamus Heaney, Head of Visit Cork and Ursula Morrish, Destination Manager, Visit Cork With four events in two days, the aim…

The European Parliament are consulting with young people from all over Ireland about what they want from the Future of Europe

The European Parliament are consulting with young people from all over Ireland about what they want from the Future of Europe to feed in to the European Youth event in Strasbourg on 1-2 June when 10,000 young people from across the continent will gather to discuss, debate and share ideas. [envira-gallery id=”18145″] Photography By: Gerard…

World-class jazz greats announced for 2018 Guinness Cork Jazz Festival

An exciting line-up of world class jazz greats has been announced for the 2018 Guinness Cork Jazz Festival, regarded as one of Europe’s most thrilling Jazz events, which takes place over the October bank holiday weekend (October 25 to 30) in Cork City. The Guinness Cork Jazz Festival line-up features Grammy award-winning Maria Schneider and her orchestra…

The 17th of May is World Hypertension Day. 6 in every 10 adults over the age of 50 in Ireland have high blood pressure and many don’t know it

It is estimated that 6 in every 10 adults over the age of 50 in Ireland have high blood pressure.  Hypertension, if untreated, is a major risk factor for heart and kidney diseases, stroke and heart failure. Of those over 50’s with hypertension half are not aware they had it. And of those taking blood…

Colbert & Co Estate Agents – Industrial Unit For Sale: Unit 7, Owenacurra Business Park, Knockgriffin, Midleton, Co. Cork, P25 DT97

Colbert & Co Estate Agents are proud to present this magnificent Industrial Unit located in the busy Ownenacurra Business Park. Located just off the newly built Midleton bypass, you are in the heart of the town but with easy access to N25. As well as having over 20 car spaces, the groundfloor also comprises of…