‘The Nightingale and the Rose’ touring from The Everyman to The Civic Theatre and The Lime Tree Theatre

The Everyman’s presentation of the world premiere production of the brand new opera by John O’Brien, inspired by Oscar Wilde’s timeless story, The Nightingale and the Rose, has been a huge hit, receiving rapturous applause from a packed audience after each performance at The Everyman theatre in Cork. It now travels to The Civic Theatre…

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‘Something must be done about the fact that our building and construction workforce has depleted by so much’

by Aaron Willis, General Manager of GPD (Glounthaune Property Development) While the volume of construction output has been rising steadily over the last number of years, the pace of building remains too slow. The 20% increase in total building and construction in 2017 can only be welcomed with caution, considering the volume of output in…

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Simon Coveney opens Radiology Dept extension and Paediatric Assessment Unit at Bon Secours Hospital

An Tánaiste Simon Coveney TD officially opened the extension of the Radiology Department Bon Secours Hospital Cork. Speaking at the event to mark the expansion of the radiology service at the hospital, An Tánaiste Coveney said: “The additional radiology capacity for patients who require various types of scans is very welcome and will be of…

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Irish Book Week is coming and Ambassadors Sarah Fitzgerald and Donal Ryan are celebrating

Photo: Mark Stedman The inaugural Irish Book Week takes place from October 27 to November 3 and is a nationwide celebration of Irish books and bookshops. A collaboration between Bookselling Ireland and Publishing Ireland, the week will see events taking place throughout the country, celebrating Irish books and the central role bookshops play in Irish…

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Colm Manning, BDM Boylan Partner – ‘It’s all about working well with your team’

BDM Boylan is one of the region’s largest law firms and continues to grow from their frequent successes and achievements. Recently, the company announced the appointment of Colm Manning as Partner, who now heads up the Commercial team.  We sat down with Colm to talk about his transition to the new role, what he hopes…

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Cask wins for Overall Best Cocktail Experience and Greenes Restaurant for Best Customer Service at the National Hospitality Awards

Cask bar was announced the overall winner for Best Cocktail Experience, with a Best Customer Service Award going to Greenes Restaurant, at the National Hospitality Awards, which are a distinctive and prestigious recognition of the efforts of the very best in the business, at a gala event held in the Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin on Monday…

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Bibi Baskin: We all need inspiration to succeed

This month I was delighted to accept the position of Inspiring Ambassador for the new women-in-business connections agency and news site, inspiring.ie. All 32 counties will be covered eventually, starting off with Inspiring Cork – naturally! This piece of inspiration itself is the brainchild of publisher and entrepreneur, Michael Mulcahy. It’s a mighty challenge but…

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UCC launches its inaugural women in STEM programme in partnership with Johnson & Johnson

Alison O’Shea and Oksana Semenova, PHD students at the Research Centre for Foetal and Neonatal Translational Research (INFANT) in UCC, with the EEG seizure probe. The centre is an example of the many STEM related courses available at UCC. UCC has partnered with Johnson & Johnson’s to deliver the WiSTEM2D programme, an initiative promoting the involvement…

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