Roots Kitchen: A Boutique Catering Success in Cork

Donna O’Driscoll, the owner of Roots Kitchen, has transformed her boutique catering company in Cork City into a thriving business by sourcing local ingredients and offering tailored, innovative menus that emphasise simplicity and flavour. Donna notes, “We always come up with fresh new ideas to keep it exciting. We know how to bring out the best flavour…

Celebrations for amazing Women of Vision who were honoured with An Taoiseach Simon Harris TD attending as special guest

The Villa Maria Women of Vision Awards 2024 were held on Saturday, May 11th in the Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa Little Island, with a capacity audience attending the annual event. Celebrating exceptional women from all walks of life and from all parts of the country, the event was attended by An Taoiseach Simon Harris…

Sile Walsh on Navigating Complexity with Inclusive Leadership

The winner of the Entrepreneurial Spirit Award at the Women of Vision Awards 2024, Sile Walsh is a prominent figure in leadership and organisational development, specialising in the intersection of inclusion, psychological safety, and performance.  With over a decade’s experience working with clients in Ireland and internationally, Sile’s work is renowned for its integrative, psychologically…

Pebble & Sash Unveils Their Debut Collection of Ottomans, Headboards, and Cushions

Pebble & Sash, the dynamic duo of interior design, is thrilled to announce the launch of their inaugural collection featuring Ottomans, Headboards, and Cushions. This exclusive line embodies luxury and sophistication, curated with meticulous attention to detail and crafted from the finest materials. Designed and handmade in Cork, each piece reflects the distinctive style and…

Dr. Doireann O’Leary marks endometriosis awareness month with answers to the most commonly asked questions

March 1st marks the start of Endometriosis Awareness Month, shining a light on a condition that, according to the Endometriosis Association of Ireland, is estimated to affect approximately 10% (190 million) of all girls, women, and individuals assigned female at birth worldwide. Cork-based GP, Dr. Doireann O’Leary, MB BCh BAO MICGP, has offered valuable insights…

Network Ireland West Cork Hosts Expert Networking Event

Network Ireland West Cork, a dedicated non-profit organisation committed to supporting and empowering women in business, is thrilled to announce an upcoming networking event that promises to be a transformative experience for women professionals in the region.   The event is scheduled for 7pm – 9pm on Thursday 29th February in Fusion Home Design Centre in Skibbereen, eircode: P81…

Lisa McGowan Makes Incredible Donation Of €200,000 To LauraLynn Children’s Hospice

Lisa McGowan, known as Lisa’s Lust List amongst her online followers,  has presented an extraordinary donation of €200,000 to support the exceptional efforts of LauraLynn Children’s Hospice. The generous contribution, raised collectively with her online community, was formally handed over at the hospice’s location in Leopardstown. LauraLynn, a leading organisation dedicated to supporting children with life-limiting…

West Cork women ‘Find Their Gold’ at Network Ireland event with Virginia Foley

Last week, on Wednesday 31st January, Network Ireland West Cork hosted a dynamic and empowering event at the stunning Atkins Hall in Dunmanway with Virginia Foley from Up She Rises. The event was attended by over 70 solopreneurs and business people working throughout West Cork and Cork City. Speaking about the successful event, Network Ireland West Cork President, Sandra Maybury said:  For our…

Historic Milestone: Royal Cork Yacht Club Appoints First Female Admiral in 303-Year History

The Royal Cork Yacht Club in Crosshaven, the world’s oldest yacht club dating back to 1720, announced an historic milestone yesterday evening with the appointment of its first female Admiral, Annamarie Fegan. In addition, the new executive will include three females for the first time, bringing fresh perspectives and direction to the club’s leadership.  Over…

Dr Alison Winger appointed General Manager of Novozymes Ireland

In addition to this prestigious role, Alison will remain as Global Head of Product Development at Novozymes within the Human Health division, OneHealth; leading a global team of scientists who develop new, innovative products containing Novozymes proprietary enzymes, probiotics, prebiotics and vitamins. Within this role, Alison, who is based in Cork, heads up a division…