IDA Ireland announces results for 2020, and Tánaiste launches IDA Ireland’s new four-year strategy with continued focus on Regional development

  Regional investment grew as Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) continued in 2020 despite the impact of COVID-19 global pandemic 128 investments – 52% – were outside of Dublin Continued focus on Regional development in IDA Ireland’s new strategy Performance 2020 52% of investments went to regional locations  More than 20,000 new jobs created in 2020…

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NEW PRESIDENT FOR WEST CORK WOMEN’S BUSINESS GROUP

Network Ireland, a progressive, dynamic organisation supporting the professional and personal development of women, welcomes Katherine O’ Sullivan as West Cork Branch President for 2021. Speaking about her new role, Katherine said: “I am honoured to be elected the 4th President of Network Ireland West Cork. Together with the new committee, I hope to continue…

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CORK HOTELIER RECOGNISED FOR HER CAREER AND CHARITY WORK

Carmel said: “I am so honoured to have received this award. Whilst the hospitality industry is challenging and certainly has faced extremely difficult periods, there is a unique level of resilience, passion and determination within the industry that sets us aside from so many other industries.   “Hotel guests are the main purpose of our…

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HOPE’s unique Christmas following a year like no other

We all know that this year has been a difficult one, a year like no other. A year when we all learned to value our family and friends in new ways, and with a more profound appreciation. Cork based charity, HOPE were looking forward to spending 2020 planning events to celebrate 21 years of the organisation’s work in Kolkata. Instead,…

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GRADUATES WANTED TO HELP TACKLE GLOBAL CYBERCRIME

Irish firm launches new programme to bridge gap from education to employment   Smarttech247 today announced details of its inaugural Information Security Graduate Programme for 2021/2022. The initiative offers candidates the opportunity to be part of the next generation of cyber and information security experts, as the threat landscape continues to change and develop.  …

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BALLYMALOE FOODS PARTNER WITH FOOD CLOUD TO GIVE THE GIFT OF FOOD TO THOSE MOST IN NEED THIS CHRISTMAS

Ballymaloe Foods to donate meals to Food Cloud and jars of Ballymaloe Relish The COVID-19 pandemic poses unprecedented challenges this Christmas, and it has been exceptionally hard for individuals and charities. Christmas has historically been a critical time when it comes to fundraising and will now take on added significance this year. With this in…

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Jobs boost for Cork with investment in aircraft from GREEN REBEL MARINE

GREEN REBEL MARINE TO EXPAND WITH €1.5m INVESTMENT IN SURVEY AIRCRAFT Fifteen additional staff to be hired as Ireland moves closer to building off-shore wind farms Green Rebel Marine has announced the €1.5 million purchase of a DA42 multi-purpose aircraft to conduct aerial surveys off the Irish coast. Thousands of square miles of ocean are…

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CAREPLUS PHARMACY DONATES CARE PACKS TO PEOPLE IN NEED ..Festive operation underway to help homeless and vulnerable in Cork

Cork pharmacist with a reputation for helping vulnerable people in the community is mounting a major charity operation this Christmas. Nigel Moloney, who operates Carrigaline CarePlus Pharmacy is distributing over 500 care packs for men and women in need. The packages containing a range of toiletries will be handed over to Cork Simon Community, Good…

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