Our Rural Future: Minister Humphreys officially opens major sports complex and remote working facility in Cork

Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, today (Saturday, 14 January) officially opened a major multi-sports complex and remote working facility in County Cork. The Banteer Sports Field Project includes a flood-lit astro-turf facility, spectator area, sports pavilion and event space and will serve the Duhallow area in the North West of the…

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A ‘knight’ to remember for ‘Breakthrough Cancer Research’ as the Garryvoe hotel goes medieval and Stephen Belton – Managing Director puts his head on the block!

Stephen Belton – Off with his Hair On Saturday, January 21st, 2023, cast off those January blues and come along to the Garryvoe hotel where, for one knight only, a medieval themed event awaits. All proceeds from all of the ticket sales, raffle sales and donations to idonate.ie/garryvoehotel will go to Breakthrough Cancer Research.  Stephen…

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FARRANS TOPS OUT ON ONE OF THE LARGEST STUDENT ACCOMMODATION PROJECTS IN IRELAND

Leading building and civil engineering contractor, Farrans Construction, has topped out on one of the largest student accommodation projects in Ireland for client CA Ventures. The 10-storey development at Carrigrohane Road in Cork, at the old Coca Cola bottling site, will have a gross floor area of approximately 19,267 sq m, 623 bedrooms and include an…

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Ingrid Seim appointed President of Network Ireland’s Cork Branch for 2023

Network Ireland’s Cork branch has appointed Ingrid Seim as President for 2023 at the group’s Annual General Meeting in City Hall on Thursday December 8th. Ingrid was the 2022 Vice President for the Cork branch of Network Ireland and succeeds the outgoing President Maria Desmond in the role. Speaking about her appointment, Ingrid paid tribute…

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Highest Increase in FDI Employment ever – IDA Ireland

IDA Ireland, the inward investment promotion and development agency of the Irish Government, today reported strong annual results for 2022 with a substantial increase in growth in FDI employment on 2021. Total employment in IDA client companies in Ireland now stands at 301,4751, a 9% increase on 2021. 103 of the 242 investments won in…

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New Network Ireland West Cork President Aims to Boost Businesswomen’s Confidence to Put Themselves Out There Post Pandemic

Network Ireland West Cork (NIWC) just inducted its 6th President, Anne Marie Kingston, owner of White Sage Decluttering, who will prioritise in-person networking opportunities for businesswomen, many of whom report increased isolation and reluctance to put themselves out there post pandemic.  She said it’s essential that these women boost their confidence so they can connect…

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Cork’s top three carbon emissions revealed as city is first in Ireland to take part in Net Zero Carbon Cities Initiative

Cork has been selected as the first city in Ireland to take part in the Net Zero Carbon Cities programme. Net Zero Carbon Cities is a global World Economic Forum (WEF) initiative run in collaboration with Accenture. The initiative aims to accelerate progress towards Net Zero in key cities around the world.   Accenture convened 18…

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15 YEARS OF FRIENDSHIP CELEBRATED AT CORK HOTEL

Three team members from Trigon Hotels are celebrating 15 years of friendship since they started their careers at the Cork International Hotel in 2007.  The three women, who have gone through marriages, family and loss together, have been honoured at The “Long Service Awards”.  The annual awards are to recognise the dedication and contribution of…

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Landmark day for Cork as Minister Norma Foley turns sod on State-of-the-Art Carrigtwohill School Campus

Construction of historic campus underway and due for completion in 2023 Cork Education and Training Board and the Catholic Diocese of Cloyne were joined by Education Minister Norma Foley, T.D., on Friday to celebrate a significant milestone in the construction of a new three-school campus in Carrigtwohill that will be home to over 2,000 students…

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