Bank of Ireland warns of ‘unprecedented spike’ in fraud Up to 20 new fraudulent sites appearing per day

Bank of Ireland has issued a warning to the public advising extra caution around fraudulent text messages in circulation this week.  There has been a spike in ‘smishing’, where fraudsters send fake text messages, which appear to come from Bank of Ireland, and direct customers to fake websites imitating Bank of Ireland websites.  Since last…

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Insolvency Service of Ireland (ISI) publishes 2020 Annual Report

The Director of the ISI, Michael McNaughton, today published the ISI’s Annual Report 2020. Highlights of the 2020 Annual Report include: The Personal Insolvency (Amendment) Bill 2020 was published. The personal insolvency framework remained operational and continued to be available to those who needed it despite logistical challenges for the ISI, and for the framework in…

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Ministers Humphreys and Browne announce commencement of the main provisions of the Personal Insolvency (Amendment) Act 2021

Act makes practical changes to ensure that borrowers have effective access to personal insolvency legislation Measures will help borrowers at risk of losing their homes Act removes a barrier to borrowers applying for court review, if creditors refuse a personal insolvency proposal that includes their home mortgage arrears Act removes obstacle for people on very…

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Fáilte Ireland launches new digital Discover West Cork brochure

Fáilte Ireland has launched a new digital brochure to showcase the very best of West Cork. The digital brochure was developed by the West Cork Tourism Network (WCTN)1, a representative group which includes Fáilte Ireland, Cork County Council, Pure Cork and local tourism businesses.      The Discover West Cork digital brochure will be promoted on Pure Cork’s website and social media channels and the rich content will be used over the summer months on the Discover Ireland…

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PRESS RELEASE Port of Cork to Mark ‘Day of the Seafarer’ in Acknowledgement of all Seafarers

Port of Cork is encouraging all vessels in Cork Harbour to sound their horns on Friday 25th June at Midday The Port of Cork is inviting vessels across Cork Harbour to sound their horns at midday on Friday, June 25th, to mark the international ‘Day of the Seafarer’. The initiative aims to salute the approximately…

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Government to research the potential and impacts of a four day working week

Research call on Social, Economic & Environmental Impacts of Reduced Working Time The Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications and the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment intend to seek proposals from the research community on the social, economic and environmental implications of reduced working time. Similar research has been carried out in other…

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New 200,000 SqFt business park for Little Island, Cork Harbour Gate Business Park, Little Island, Cork

  Lisney have launched a new high bay warehouse development to the market at Little Island, Cork. This is the first new business park to be developed in Little Island in over a decade and it will provide much needed new warehouse/ industrial space. The new Harbour Gate Business Park development is situated in an…

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Rebuilding the hospitality sector’ Irish Hospitality Institute welcomes Brian Bowler FIHI as 29th President

The Irish Hospitality Institute (IHI), the professional body for managers within the hospitality and tourism industry in Ireland, is delighted to announce the appointment of Brian Bowler FIHI as the 29th President of the organisation, leading through the next era of hospitality, after what has been a critical time for the industry.   Brian has…

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