MTU awarded €14.6m funding under Technological Universities Research and Innovation Supporting Enterprise (TU RISE)

MTU has been awarded €14.6m under the TU RISE programme (Technological Universities Research and Innovation Supporting Enterprise). TU RISE is designed to improve research functions within the technological university sector and enhance institutions’ engagements with their surrounding regions. Today’s announcement will support MTU’s strategic ambitions in research and innovation by helping to scale up the…

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Growth uplift for Irish economy forecast for 2024 as inflation tracks lower and interest rate cycle turns

EY Ireland’s Winter 2024 Economic Eye is forecasting a growth uplift for the Irish Economy in 2024, with further job gains as inflation tracks lower and interest rate cycle turns. After a stellar performance in recent years, economic activity continues to normalise with growth projected to be reasonably solid in the coming years. GDP is forecast to…

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Minister Harris announces €84 million to enhance Research and Innovation opportunities for Technological University sector

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris T.D. today (7th February 2024) announced €84 million to enhance research and innovation opportunities for the Technological University sector. The programme will establish, equip, and staff regional research and innovation offices within TUs to enable deepened engagement with local and regional business, industry,…

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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…

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The Bishop’s Buttery at Cashel Palace Hotel in Co. Tipperary receives Michelin Star

The Michelin Guide to Great Britain & Ireland unveiled its newest awards including a Michelin Star for The Bishop’s Buttery located at the five-star Cashel Palace Hotel, in Co. Tipperary. Opened in 2022, the fine-dining restaurant offers contemporary Irish cuisine with much of the produce sourced from farmers, growers and artisanal food producers in Tipperary.…

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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…

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Cork Winners of Trend Micro’s ‘What’s Your Story?’ Competition Announced as Ireland Marks Safer Internet Day 2024

As we start a new year, the great AI debate rages on, with one key question on everyone’s lips: How can we utilise this incredibly advanced, continuously evolving technology as a help rather than a hindrance? Global cybersecurity leader, Trend Micro, consulted the next generation to find the answer, using their 2024 ‘What’s Your Story?’ video competition to…

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Terre Restaurant in Castlemartyr Resort Cork, awarded two Michelin stars

The talented team at Terre are this evening celebrating the awarding of two Michelin stars at The Michelin Guide UK & Ireland awards ceremony in Manchester. This an exceptional achievement for the restaurant which first opened at Castlemartyr Resort in Cork in October 2022. On winning the second Michelin star, Chef Patron Vincent Crepel said: “Being awarded the second Michelin…

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Cork Civic Life is to honour exceptional contributions to the community at The Pride of Cork Awards 2024

This year’s The Pride of Cork Awards will be held at the Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa in Cork on Friday, March 1st, 2024. This award recognises the outstanding contributions of individuals and organisations, bridging the gap between voluntary, social, civic, charitable, and not-for-profit organisations, and Cork citizens. This year, the Cathaoirleach of Seanad Éireann,…

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