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Minister Colm Brophy launches Samaritans Freephone helpline for Irish diaspora in Canada and Australia

The Minister of State for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora, Mr. Colm Brophy, T.D., today launched Samaritans Freephone helpline for the Irish diaspora in Canada and Australia. Samaritans, in partnership with the Government of Ireland through the Emigrant Support Programme, have been working together to provide 24-hour Freephone access to the Samaritans helpline in Ireland…

Business leaders look ahead to key 2021 challenges 

New Ibec survey also highlights the changing nature of the role of CEOs nationally       Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, has today published the findings of a new survey highlighting the perspectives and predictions of CEOs on the major business issues for 2021.   Responding to a series of questions on the year ahead and beyond, the findings provide key insights from business…

Cork Communications Trailblazer and CEO of AM O’Sullivan PR, Ann-Marie O’Sullivan, named as a PRII Life Fellow

Founder and CEO of AM O’Sullivan PR, Ann-Marie O’Sullivan has been conferred with the title of Life Fellow by the Public Relations Institute of Ireland (PRII) following a unanimous vote by PRII members at the organisation’s recent AGM.  Life Fellows have, by example, championed the highest standards and implementation of the profession and this is…

Citizens, farmers, business owners and community organisations will be able to sell electricity into the grid under new scheme being developed by Climate Minister

Individuals and communities invited to submit views on design of a Microgeneration Support Scheme   Individuals, farmers, businesses and community groups will be able to sell renewable electricity into the grid under a scheme being developed by the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan TD. A new Microgeneration Support Scheme (MSS) is…

COPE FOUNDATION’S VACCINE ROLLOUT IS UNDERWAY

Some much-needed good news for Cork disabilities organisation as they administer vaccine to their frontline staff members   The rollout of the COVID-19 vaccination programme for frontline staff across Cope Foundation began this past weekend. This momentous occasion brings a great sense of hope and positivity to all during this challenging time.   The Government…

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…

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…

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…