BROADCASTER AND JOURNALIST BIBI BASKIN’S NEW INITIATIVE TO PROVIDE THE 31,588 RESIDENTS IN 583 NURSING HOMES WITH A COMPLIMENTARY COPY OF THE HAPPY BOOK

The broadcaster and journalist Bibi Baskin and her book publishers No.1 Books have launched a new initiative to provide each of the residents in Irish nursing homes with a complimentary copy of her new book. The Happy Book is the new pocket book just published and is a collection of inspirational quotes that is aimed…

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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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