Cork entrepreneur heads to Tullamore for National ILDN Enterprise Award Finals

Ky Ky Kids to represent southern region at ILDN National Enterprise Awards Cork entrepreneur, Sharon McDermott of Ky Ky Kids, has won a place at the Irish Local Development Network (ILDN) National Enterprise Awards in Tullamore on May 16. Nominated by Cork City City Partnership, Sharon will compete with entrepreneurs from all over Ireland who…

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Cork’s newest bridge, the Mary Elmes Bridge, is to be installed in the city centre next month

Cork’s newest bridge, the 165 tonne Mary Elmes Bridge, will be transported by barge from the Cobh shipping yard where it was assembled to its city centre location next month. The pedestrian and cycle bridge, which will connect Patricks Quay and Merchants Quay and will be used by up to 11,000 people each day, was…

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Fitzpatrick’s Foodstore announces €2 million redevelopment

Fitzpatrick’s Foodstore announces €2 million redevelopment

The news comes as planning permission is granted for expansion of fourth-generation family business. The bank holiday may be over, but the team behind the family-owned and run Fitzpatrick’s Foodstore in Glounthaune, Co. Cork are still very much in celebratory mood as they announced today that their business is set for a significant expansion. The…

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Celebrating entrepreneurship at the Rubicon Centre, Cork Institute of Technology

The Rubicon Centre at Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) congratulated 12 entrepreneurs on successfully completing the Enterprise Ireland sponsored New Frontiers Programme at a Showcase and Awards ceremony. Speaking at the event, Dr Barry O’Connor, CIT President, said: “Today is a very special day as we celebrate the hard work, commitment and creativity of 12…

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Voxpro – powered by TELUS International will partner with Down Syndrome Cork in a Day of Giving event

Voxpro team members will transform one acre of unused land into a commercial growing space for their charity partner, Field of Dreams. On Saturday, May 18, 2019, Voxpro – powered by TELUS International will hold its first ever Irish TELUS Days of Giving event in Cork. TELUS International provides multilingual customer service outsourcing and digital…

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John Kerry is to deliver a keynote address at Our Ocean Wealth Summit in Cork this June

The environmentalist and former US Secretary of State will speak at the event, June 9 & 10. Ireland’s Our Ocean Wealth Summit ‘Shared Voices from Island Nations’ brings island nations and global leaders together. Former US Secretary of State John Kerry has been announced as a keynote speaker at Ireland’s flagship blue economy conference Our…

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A Collection of Trophies: The Talbot Collection wins big at annual Irish Hotel Awards, scooping eight prestigious accolades for outstanding performance

Proving they are among the cream of the crop when it comes to Ireland’s competitive hospitality sector, The Talbot Collection were this week proud and elated as they picked up a staggering eight accolades during the annual Irish Hotel Awards. The awards ceremony, a yearly event that showcases the standout hotel venues and teams across the country, took…

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Hugely Successful Inaugural Sponsors & Members Corporate Lunch at the Royal Cork Yacht Club

(Pictured: Colin Morehead, RCYC Vice Admiral and Chair of Cork 300, RCYC Admiral, Pat Farnan, An Tánaiste, Simon Coveney TC, Annamarie Fegan, Chair of Events & Communications, Patrick Coveney, CEO Greencore and Gavin Deane, RCYC General Manager) The Royal Cork Yacht Club has hosted its inaugural Sponsors & Members Corporate Lunch. An Tánaiste, Simon Coveney…

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PJ Coogan – Opinions on Opinions – Bessborough – We Must Know What Lies Beneath….

Bessborough – We Must Know What Lies Beneath…. I grew up only a short distance from Bessborough Mother & Baby Home, or as it was known locally “the Sacred Heart Convent”. When I was a lad, it was spoken about, publicly at least, as a place where kindly nuns took in girls who had “gotten…

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