Ryanair to launch new Zadar service from Cork Airport

Cork Airport, Ireland’s fastest growing and most punctual airport, welcomes today’s announcement that Ryanair is to commence a new direct service from Cork to the Croatian coastal city of Zadar for its summer 2020 schedule. Commencing in April 2020, the twice-weekly service is the second new route revealed by Ryanair for its extended summer schedule…

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TRIGON HOTELS WIN NATIONAL AWARDS

KATHLEEN AND ARRON PICKING UP AWARD Trigon Hotels had two winners at last week’s Irish Hospitality Institute (IHI) National Awards. Kathleen Linehan, Strategic Director of Human Resources was the winner of the Irish Hospitality Institute Hospitality Manager of the Year for Human Resources and Training at the annual IHI hospitality awards last week. On the…

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FEHILY TIMONEY & CO CELEBRATING 30 YEARS IN BUSINESS

Eamon Timoney,MD at FT & Co   Multi-award winning Fehily Timoney & Co is celebrating 30 years in business and has evolved from a structural engineering firm focusing on pharmaceutical and water services to become a globally-recognised civil and environmental engineering, scientific and planning consultancy which particular expertise in wind, roads and bridges. Co-founder and…

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Self-service bag tag and drop kiosks installed at Cork Airport as part of continuous improvement programme

Pictured are, from left: Jim Rogers, Manager Business Systems, Aer Lingus; Peter O’Shea, Ground Operations Manager, Aer Lingus, Cork; Dorothy Coffey, Operations & Safety, Cork Airport and Niall MacCarthy, Managing Director, Cork Airport    Cork Airport and its airline partner Aer Lingus have launched new self-service platforms for the airport following a €200,000 capital investment.…

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Minister Bruton Moves to Make Rented Properties Warmer and More Energy Efficient

“We must include rented properties in our drive to upgrade 500,000 homes to a more energy efficient standard by 2030, making them warmer and cheaper to run for renters”, the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Richard Bruton, T.D. said today (6th of December 2019) announcing a consultation around options to encourage energy efficiency upgrades…

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‘It was like waiting for a grenade to go off every Christmas’

Surge in calls from domestic violence victims as festive season gets underway A group that helps victims of domestic violence to escape their home hell has reported a huge rise in pleas for help from desperate women and men in the countdown to Christmas. Stop Domestic Violence in Ireland (SDVII) said it is already on course…

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Future growth slows on capacity constraints – Ibec

Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, today published its new Quarterly Economic Outlook Q4 2019, which forecasts GDP growth of 3.1% in 2020. The Outlook says that while the Irish economy has experienced several years of strong growth, significant capacity constraints right across the economy are now impacting companies’ enlargement plans and limiting the potential for economic expansion. As a result, we are likely to…

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Government approves key design features of first Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) auction 30% Increase in Renewables Expected in Round One

The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton, T.D. today (Monday the 2nd of December) announced details of the first Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) auction which has received Government approval. The Climate Action Plan, published in June of this year, is the Government’s plan to give Irish people a cleaner, safer and more sustainable future. The…

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