Shop ‘N’ Drop – Cork City Centre’s very own Christmas shopping valet service

Breakthrough Cancer Research is delighted to announce that Cork City Centre’s very own Shop ‘N’ Drop Christmas Shopping Valet Service will begin this Saturday. Shoppers will be able to leave their shopping bags at the secure Shop ‘N’ Drop, so they can enjoy all the city has to offer during the festive season – bag free! Located at 1-2…

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Cork Ambassadors contribute €11 million to local economy in 2018

Cork Convention Bureau (CCB) hosted its annual Cork Conference Ambassadors Awards at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Little Island, Cork. The prestigious ceremony paid special tribute to 31 ambassadors, including four special category winning ambassadors, who have helped secure almost €11 million for the local economy over the past 12 months. The ambassadors were instrumental in…

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Flurry of activity expected in first-time buyer market as mortgage seekers begin prepping in advance of 2019 exemptions

Would-be first time buyers (FTBs) across the country are getting their affairs in order before year-end, to ensure they are primed and ready for action once new bank lending exemptions open again in 2019. This is according to experts at MyMortgages.ie, who say that although November and December usually see a slowdown in the number of mortgages…

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Spearline acknowledged with award for all they do for West Cork

Spearline Risk & Compliance is an Irish software company offering organisations a unique GDPR-specific software solution, which enables them to easily navigate new EU regulations for data protection compliance. This innovative software solution is as easy to use as it is to implement and it is the customer-focused business ethos of the company that makes…

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UCC launches transformational academic strategy

Photo: Gerard McCarthy Photography This UCC launched an ambitious and transformational academic strategy that will transform the UCC learning experience and landscape for the future. The UCC Academic Strategy outlines a new and holistic approach to education that champions the capacity for independent thinking and enquiry, equipping students with the skills required for our rapidly…

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Debenhams Patrick Street goes the extra mile to ‘rev up’ the high street this Christmas

Debenhams is launching a campaign to drive traffic to its high street stores this Christmas through offering to pick up the cost of parking when shoppers buy items from its fashion, home, beauty and gifting ranges. Running until Sunday December 9 the retailer, which has stores across the UK and Ireland, is offering to cover…

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40 Christmas trees and 60,000 Christmas lights adorn Cork City this Christmas

Cork City Council has installed over 40 Christmas trees this year, all peppered around the city centre and suburbs to celebrate its brightest Christmas yet! St Patrick’s Street has seen an increase of 5,000 lights – we now have 60,000 lights twinkling across the city. While Glow – A Cork Christmas Celebration will shine bright…

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Winners of the National Project Awards 2018 announced!

The Ireland Chapter of Project Management Institute (PMI) has announced the winners of the 2018 National Project Awards, sponsored by PwC. Declan Rundle, Head of Enterprise Change in AIB, won Project Professional of the Year at a gala dinner last night hosted by principal sponsor, PwC. He was acknowledged for his role in reinvigorating the bank’s Change…

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TY students win app development competition with Recycle Rampage app

Transition year students from Coláiste an Chroí Naofa in Carraig na bhFear have won the CEIA – Cork’s Technology Network SySTEM App Development competition. The students developed the Recycle Rampage app to encourage recycling at home and at school and impressed the judges with the technical functionality, graphics and marketing of the app.  The winners of…

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