30% Club Ireland to announce 30 executive education scholarships for women

Progress is for life, not just for International Women’s Day The 30% Club Ireland has announced a programme of 30 postgraduate and executive education scholarships to women as part of its efforts to bring about better gender balance within senior teams and boards of Irish organisations.   The 30% Club, whose aim is to achieve…

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JCD GROUP WELCOMES PLANNING PERMISSION FOR LARGE SCALE RESIDENTIAL PROJECT IN CORK’S DOCKLANDS

JCD Group has today welcomed the granting of planning permission by An Bord Pleanála for its proposed large-scale residential scheme in Cork’s docklands at the Carey’s Tool Hire site.   The decision confirms the location as being appropriate for an iconic landmark building, while ensuring the appropriate conservation and restoration of the historic listed buildings…

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IRISH OLYMPIAN DERVAL O’ROURKE TO FEATURE AT THIS YEAR’S LOCAL ENTERPRISE WEEK

World renowned Irish athlete, Derval O’Rourke will headline one of the main events at this year’s Local Enterprise Week in Cork City. Derval is an Irish former sprint hurdles athlete and she competed internationally in the 60 and 100 metres hurdles. On next Wednesday evening, 4th March in The Atrium, City Hall, Derval will be…

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FIFTY CANS = ONE BREWDOG SHARE – BrewDog launches the first initiative from its recently unveiled ‘Tomorrow Charter’

 Independent craft brewer BrewDog, has revealed the details of the first initiative from its sustainable business charter ‘BrewDog Tomorrow’, with Cans for Equity. The programme will see BrewDog exchange shares in its business for empty aluminium BrewDog beer cans, in a bid to encourage more sustainable business practices through incentivised recycling. Starting today, anyone can trade in 50 empty BrewDog…

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Cush Restaurant opens in Ballycotton, Co. Cork

Cush Restaurant, a contemporary Irish food restaurant offering refined dining, has opened in the picturesque village of Ballycotton.  The 40-seater restaurant has opened in what was previously known as restaurant Pier 26, overlooking Ballycotton Pier and the Ballycotton lighthouse. The restaurant has had a total refurbishment as is now headed up by an Irish culinary…

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The Blue Haven Manager Jack Dunn win’s the Cork Branch Irish Hotel Federation Employee of the Year.

Jack Dunn was named the Irish Hotels Federation’s Cork Branch Employee of the Year 2019, in the IHF’s annual initiative to celebrate and recognise exceptional employees within the hospitality sector. The Blue Haven and Jack are celebrating after Jack received overall employee of the year for Cork with the Irish Hotel Federation. The event took…

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Minister Flanagan welcomes 201 new members to An Garda Síochána

·         Garda numbers now stand at over 14,400 and Garda staff at almost 3,000 ·         Minister commends An Garda Síochána’s improved service delivery to victims of crime ·         Launch of new Victims Charter on eve of European Day for Victims of Crime   The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan, TD, has today welcomed 201 new members…

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Save the Date: Design Pop returns to Cork May 22-24

SAVE THE DATE: DESIGN POP May 22-24, 2020 Various Locations, Cork City 6 designers X 6 food producers = 6 pop-up pavilions PLUS exhibitions, talks, workshops and more   Watch highlights from the 2019 event: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G3NhdIPHmRY Following it’s hugely successful debut in Cork in Spring 2019, Design Pop, Cork’s new trendy design and food festival…

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Network Ireland West Cork Launches Businesswoman of the Year Awards

Network Ireland West Cork will officially launch its Businesswoman of the Year Awards for 2020 on 27th February in AIB Bandon, and all are welcome.  The event, entitled ‘How to win business awards‘, is sponsored by AIB.  This will be an incredible workshop presented to motivate and inspire West Cork businesswomen to enter these awards and…

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Cork Airport Retains Title As Ireland’s Most Punctual Airport

Cork Airport, Ireland’s fastest growing airport, has again topped the punctuality league among Irish international airports. Research from global aviation analysts OAG revealed Cork Airport retained its position as Ireland’s most punctual airport in 2019, with an on-time performance of 83.7%. In total 2.6 million passengers passed through Cork Airport last year, with Cork Airport…

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