UCC takes global green top accolade in sustainability

Ireland’s University College Cork (UCC) has become the first institution outside of North America to achieve a gold star rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). UCC now joins Princeton, Cornell and UC Berkeley in receiving the highest standard, Gold ‘Sustainability Tracking Assessment and Rating System’ (STARS) for excellence…

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Record Year for Munster’s Food Culture and Festivals by Miceál O’Hurley

Shannagary – Michelin Star winning chef Myrtle Allen, who passed away this summer, lived long enough to see the fruits of the food culture she inspired reach throughout Ireland.  A one-time Vice President of the Munster Region of Macra na Feirme, Allen revolutionised Irish restaurants by concentrating on locally produced, artisanal fare and changing her…

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Cork Learning City says business must invest in continuous staff training if they want to be future-proofed

A LinkedIn survey of 4,000 professionals this month found that 94% of employees would stay longer at a company that invested in their career development. Employers are also waking up to this reality with 90% of employers participating in this same workplace learning  research, agreeing that learning in the workplace is a necessary staff benefit…

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Tyndall National Institute secures record €7 million in Horizon 2020 funding

As one of Europe’s leading research centres and Ireland’s national institute for high-tech hardware, Tyndall has been awarded over €7 million for research projects in the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme. Tyndall secured €5.4 million in its own right and facilitated a further €1.83 million for five Irish partner companies in eight EU-wide technology innovation projects. This is…

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From Busy-ness to Resilience – a unique day for Cork’s business women with Transilient Coaching and Anam Solas Yoga

Transilient Coaching have an exciting event coming up this October! “It’s a day for busy business women!” says Managing Director Barbara Nugent. “You might feel, ‘I can’t afford to take a day off work!’ The question I would ask is, ‘Can you afford not to?’. “As business women, wives, mothers, daughters, sisters and best friends,…

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Spearline announces partnership with Autism Assistance Dogs Ireland

Spearline is delighted to announce a three-year partnership with Autism Assistance Dogs Ireland (AADI). Spearline’s software solution Spearline Data Protection will be used by Autism Assistance Dogs Ireland to manage and demonstrate their entire General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance programme. Ciara Lucy, Managing Director of Spearline met with Nuala Geraghty, CEO of AADI and…

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