Soma Coffee Hits Seven Years of Innovative Brews

Seven years ago, Soma Coffee Company began with a simple yet profound love for coffee and a mission to introduce high-grade specialty coffee to Cork. Starting modestly with just one coffee machine, the founders—Paul, Damien, Alex, and Irene—quickly captured the hearts of Cork’s coffee enthusiasts. Soma Coffee’s journey began at 23 Tuckey Street, where they…

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Enchanting Events: Crafting unforgettable moments in Cork

Helmed by the passionate and experienced Joan, Enchanting Events specialises in bringing a personalised touch to each celebration, ensuring that every event is not just planned but passionately crafted with attention to detail and a deep understanding of your personal narrative. Joan’s journey in the event planning industry began over 14 years ago, evolving from…

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Padel Tennis Corporate Program: Elevating Community and Business Engagement

Padel Tennis Ireland has unveiled this week the first 26 premium partnership spaces at its state-of-the-art facility in East Cork, marking a significant milestone in fostering community spirit and business collaboration in Cork.   A Unique Opportunity for Businesses Padel Tennis Ireland is inviting 300 businesses across various industries to join this pioneering Corporate Partnership…

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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…

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EHS International in the Community – Ringaskiddy Community Centre

EHS International, under the leadership of its Training Director Mary Foley, recently conducted a vital training program at the Ringaskiddy Community Centre. This initiative trained 11 locals as Cardiac First Responders over four evenings. In addition to the training, EHS International donated a First Aid Kit and covered certification fees with PHECC (Pre-Hospital Emergency Care…

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Minister Patrick O’Donovan announces funding of €500,000 to provide free period products for students

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Patrick O’Donovan TD today announced funding of €500,000 to provide free period products for students. The funding of €250,000 to ETBs and €250,000 to publicly-funded Higher Education Institutions aims to deliver free and sustainable period products for students as part of a Government commitment under…

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Members of Trigon Hotels’ team complete leadership programme

Developing individual mental toughness and managing equality and diversity in the workplace are among the issues studied by the latest graduates from the Aspire Complete Leader Programme. The programme is designed to develop supervisory and leadership skills in each of the participants. It is run by the Cork College of Further Education and Training (FET)…

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CRITICAL Charity rolls out new fleet to doctors

Emergency medical response charity CRITICAL has launched its new fleet of rapid response cars. The organisation is providing its teams of critical and advanced care doctors with four-wheel drive vehicles to ensure they can get to the scene of emergencies quickly and safely.   The charity currently has a network of 10 doctors and consultants…

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New Affordable Housing Schemes in Cork City

Cork-based Minister for Finance, Michael McGrath T.D., accompanied by the Lord Mayor of Cork, Councillor Kieran McCarthy, and Chief Executive of Cork City Council, Ann Doherty, today turned the sod on commencement of construction of 45 affordable homes at Glenmore Heights, Lehenaghmore. The affordable housing scheme, being constructed by OBR Construction in partnership with Cork…

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