Bank of Ireland announces changes to Cork branch services and new partnership with An Post

Bank of Ireland is announcing changes to branch services in Cork, with the closure of its Cork CIT, Glanmire, Bantry, Cobh, Dunmanway, Kanturk, Millstreet, Mitchelstown and Youghal branches from September and a new partnership with An Post providing banking services locally. The changes are in response to significant trends in how people are banking –…

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Women in Business Spotlight….. Wendy Stunt

International Women’s Day (IWD) 2021 is coming up on this Sunday 8th March. While circumstances are different this year, it is still a day to celebrate women around the world, their achievements, raise awareness about women’s equality, and more importantly to amplify womens voices. Introducing Wendy Stunt, businesswoman, mother and all round wonderful woman. What…

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Microchip to Invest $20M in a New Development Centre in Cork

Up to 200 engineering jobs to be created, reinforcing Microchip’s commitment to Ireland CHANDLER, Ariz., February. 23, 2021 — Microchip Technology is investing $20M to create a new development centre based in Cork. The new facility will open during Q1 CY21 and create 60 new jobs over the next three years and approximately 200 jobs…

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WELLNESS AND WELLBEING TO BE A FOCUS FOR LOCAL ENTERPRISE WEEK 2021

Local Enterprise Week 2021 has been launched by the Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Cork City. This year the schedule is packed with events from “Tips and Tools for Minding your Mental Health and Wellbeing during COVID-19” (with the HSE) to a session on selling online.   Local Enterprise Week 2021 will take place from Monday…

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Four out of five people have been targeted by Fraudsters in the last year – AIB

Those over 55 were more likely to be targeted by fraudsters, with 85% in this age group receiving some form of fraudulent communication. 33% of people received a fraudulent communication from a bank or financial institution they were not a customer of. 92% or 9 in 10 people have seen advertising or messaging from their…

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Cope Foundation’s Ability@Work programme is internationally recognised for breaking down barriers

The Zero Project Conference, hosted annually by the United Nations organisation in Vienna, took place from February 10th – 12th online. The Zero Project focuses on the rights of persons with disabilities globally. This international award recognises the impact that Cope Foundation’s Ability@Work programme has on developing inclusive workplaces across Cork city and county and supporting people with disabilities to secure meaningful, paid…

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CYBERSECURITY LEADER HIRING TO MEET GROWTH TARGETS

Minister Simon Coveney announces recruitment drive as Smarttech247 moves forward Smarttech247 has announced plans to hire 30 more staff in Cork to support their continued growth and expansion. The cybersecurity firm is investing in threat intelligence and continuous R&D capabilities to keep pace with the ever-expanding threat landscape.   The cybersecurity industry is predicted to…

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