Munster Technological University Welcomes the Launch of the ALTITUDE Charter

Munster Technological University welcomes the launch of ALTITUDE – the National Charter for Universal Design in Tertiary Education. ALTITUDE focuses on widening inclusion in tertiary education, marking the start of a national conversation about how the sector can more strategically embed a universal design (UD) approach. Funded by the HEA under PATH 4, the ALTITUDE Project…

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Easter Family Package at Cork International Hotel

Cork International Hotel is inviting families to come and spend Easter with the team who have created a fun-filled package for all ages to enjoy.   The Easter Family Package runs from March 23rd to April 10th and includes activities such as:   Easter Egg Hunts twice daily Afternoon crafts at the art station in…

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Bank of Ireland warns about false articles online

Bank of Ireland is warning about an increasing number of false articles appearing online designed to defraud consumers through fake financial products, investments or cryptocurrency schemes. The articles appear like news articles from genuine media outlets, but are false advertisements that fraudsters are paying for online. The advertisements feature fabricated news stories with claims about…

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Padel Tennis Ireland announces sports partnership programme that will benefit 300 Cork charities and voluntary organisations

The multi award winning Padel Tennis Ireland campus at Fota Junction in Carrigtwohill has announced a new Sports Partnership Programme for 300 businesses and which will benefit 300 of Cork’s voluntary, social, civic, charitable and not for profit organisations. Padel Tennis Ireland has also announced the appointment of No.1 Media Group as its partner in…

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Cork survey company eyes American market during trade mission to Washington DC

Irish offshore survey company Green Rebel is taking part in an Enterprise Ireland trade mission to the United States this week. The Cork headquartered company has travelled to Washington DC and is attending events focusing on sustainability as well as St Patrick’s Day celebrations with An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD.   Green Rebel was established…

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Salute to World Down Syndrome Day

To mark World Down Syndrome Day on Thursday 21st March, pupils with Down Syndrome and other disabilities will perform in the show Unmasked’24. The production Unmasked ’24 at the Cork Arts Theatre will feature pupils in the Academy who wish to perform, act, and let their voices be heard. The audience will at times be entertained, challenged and share in the experience of pure…

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Cork-founded global fintech company “Paynt” brings Cashless tipping solution ‘URocked’ to Ireland

Cashless tipping solutions provider URocked have announced the launch of their suite of products in Ireland and have been hailed as an All-in-One solution to new legislation surrounding tipping of employees in service industries.   The launch of the products also marks the opening of the company’s Irish offices as one of the founders, Cork/Blackrock native…

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Putting On The Ritz with Luke Thomas & The Swing Cats featuring Dancing with the Stars’ John Nolan comes to The Everyman

Ireland’s King Of Swing Luke Thomas and his band The Swing Cats are bringing their spectacular new live show to The Everyman on Saturday, 20th April 2024.  The show will feature DWTS Pro Champ John Nolan and very special guests The Runaways, as well as iconic songs and dance performances from the golden age of…

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Self-employment for people with disabilities highlighted at unique event

Local Enterprise Office, Cork City and The Crann Centre jointly hosted an event to raise awareness of the possible opportunities in self-employment for people with disabilities.  The event to highlight the supports available for any person with a disability who wishes to start their own business was held at the Crann Centre as part of…

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Mahon Point Shopping Centre Dons Their Denim for Dementia in Support of The Alzheimer Society of Ireland

On Friday 1st March, Mahon Point Shopping Centre hosted The Alzheimer Society of Ireland (The ASI) Denim Day for Dementia.  Now in its sixth year, the popular fundraising campaign aims to unite communities to support families living with dementia, by wearing denim to raise awareness and funds for The ASI. The staff at Mahon Point supported the day by…

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