Transilient Coaching launches new service to help organisations improve employee performance

Transilient Coaching, a Cork-based executive coaching company, today launched a new emotional intelligence training system and service called EQ.ie. “Emotional intelligence is the untapped resource that Irish businesses need to get to grips with unlocking if they are to realise their full potential.” This was the assertion made by Barbara Nugent, Director of EQ.ie, the new…

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The Lord Mayor of Cork Tony Fitzgerald honours community groups nominated for the Pride of Place Awards

The Lord Mayor of Cork Tony Fitzgerald hosted a reception to honour community groups nominated for the Pride of Place Awards 2017 in the Council Chambers on Thursday, February 1. The Pride of Place is an all-island competition that acknowledges the work that communities are doing all over Ireland, north and south. The competition is about…

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Three of Cork’s heritage bridges are to undergo restoration or significant maintenance works

St Patrick’s Bridge Cork City Council, in conjunction with Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII), is to begin preliminary works on the repair and rehabilitation of the iconic St Patrick’s Bridge next week. This bridge is representative of nineteenth-century design and construction and its restoration will be sympathetic to these values, as well as to its unique…

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New Minds now offering accredited first aid courses

New Minds First Aid now offers a comprehensive three-day Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) accredited course, which covers all the essential aspects of first aid for the workplace or emergency situation, occurring in everyday life. As of September 1, 2017, the Health & Safety Authority will only recognise First Aid Response for newly qualified first…

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Cork Airport passenger numbers expected to keep rising with new airlines on board

Cork Airport recorded a five percent increase in passenger numbers in January compared to the same period in 2017. Traffic rose across all the geographical markets served by Cork Airport, the country’s second busiest, and best-connected international airport, after Dublin. Passenger volumes to and from eastern Europe had the biggest increase, up 13.4 percent year-on-year,…

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