CUBS CONFERENCE 2020 FEATURES LEADING FIGURES FROM THE WORLD OF BUSINESS AND ENTERTAINMENT

The 2020 Cork University Business School (CUBS) Conference is taking place today. The theme of today’s conference is ‘Future-proofing Business’. CUBS Conference 2020 is sponsored by KPMG and supported by Bank of Ireland and the event has been running since 2016.   The conference is welcoming speakers from some of Ireland’s leading companies such as…

Winner of the Prestigious 2020 UCC Entrepreneurship Awards Announced

On Friday March 6th, UCC Innovation announced the winner of the 2020 UCC Entrepreneurship Awards at the UCC Boole Library in the creative zone with deputy president and registrar John O’Halloran on hand to present the impressive crystal trophy to the winner Mark O’Sullivan of Neurobell.   About 2020 UCC Entrepreneurship Awards The Awards are…

Buzzin’ down to Bumblebee Farm Open Day

A Pollinators Paradise and Horticultural Heaven awaits visitors to the Bumblebee Farm Open Day on Sunday, March 29th next in Drimoleague in West Cork. With a mission to protect and promote biodiversity through regenerative practices, Ireland’s first dedicated edible flower farm produces a unique range of beautiful nectar-rich bouquet blooms and speciality edible flowers.   The farm tour and talk…

Cork student Sarah Collins becomes part of An Taisce’s Climate Ambassador Programme

Sarah Collins is one of the first students in East Cork to become part of An Taisce’s Climate Ambassador Programme. In September 2019, she represented Ireland and Plan International Ireland at the first-ever Youth Climate Action Summit in New York. The UN Youth Climate Summit was a platform for young climate action leaders to showcase…

IRISH OLYMPIAN DERVAL O’ROURKE TO FEATURE AT THIS YEAR’S LOCAL ENTERPRISE WEEK

World renowned Irish athlete, Derval O’Rourke will headline one of the main events at this year’s Local Enterprise Week in Cork City. Derval is an Irish former sprint hurdles athlete and she competed internationally in the 60 and 100 metres hurdles. On next Wednesday evening, 4th March in The Atrium, City Hall, Derval will be…

A decade in the making: Cork Craft Month 2019 gears up to celebrate 10 year anniversary

Cork Craft Month, which will officially kick off on Friday, August 2, with the ‘Present Past’ exhibition at the Library in the grand Fota House, never fails to add a splash of colour to summertime in the Rebel County. Makers and designers from all over the county and beyond come together during this annual four-week…