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Thursday, April 27, 2017
CAREERWISE SPONSOR CIPD SOUTHERN REGION BREAKFAST EVENT CareerWise Recruitment recently sponsored a CIPD Breakfast Event on Wednesday April 26 in the Maryborough House Hotel, Cork. Professor Paddy Gunnigle was the speaker and he offered a good insight into the changes in HR practice and people management. Paddy has had a long and distinguished career both in Ireland and abroad. He offered the ...read more
Categories: Member News
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Major Planning and Engineering Design Project Win for PM Group BeiGene’s Biologics Manufacturing Facility Monday, 24 th April 2017 – PM Group has announced a major project win for its new Shanghai office to provide Site Master Planning and Engineering Design services for BeiGene’s Biologics Manufacturing Facility, located in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, China. PM Group is an ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins calls on country to remember Chernobyl disaster as Adi Roche renews her call for the dismantling and safe removal of radioactive material at Chernobyl’s rumbling reactor The President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, has become the first head of state to formally welcome the introduction of an “International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Member News
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
LEAN for Micro Enterprises (Less than 10 employees) Cork LEOs, as part of our ongoing commitment to our micro-enterprises, are starting a new LEAN for Micro Enterprises programme in May 2017. LEAN projects are derived from problems arising within a business. LEAN thinking towards problem solving starts with a clear statement of a problem and leads through its resolution using a process of ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Griffith College Journalism Students showcase their work at historic Cork site Students from the journalism department at Griffith College Cork will present an exhibition of photography, radio and television work, as well as magazine writing and layout in a multimedia showcase at the historic Honan Chapel of the former Marymount Hospice this May. Work from students at all stages of the ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Member News
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Bag a bargain at the Kilkenny Shop 7 Day Mega Sale! Up to 50% off in Cork City, Douglas, Shanagarry, Cobh and online Have you been saving for a new handbag, a stylish new necklace or a gorgeous piece of Orla Kiely kitchenware? You’re in luck as Kilkenny Shop’s spectacular 7 day sale event is now on in their Cork City store on Emmet Place, Douglas Court Shopping Centre, Shanagarry ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Monday, April 24, 2017
CIT Extended Campus New Mayfield Arts Centre Engagement in Practice Mayfield Arts Centre is a unique dedicated arts space based in the heart of Mayfield, Cork City at Newbury House Family Centre. Mayfield Arts develops, manages and delivers arts programmes and training in consultation with the local community (see http://www.mayfieldarts.ie). In 2016 they identified a need to raise the brand ...read more
Categories: Member News, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, April 24, 2017
Corks landmark hotel about to mark 120 years in business The Metropole Hotel Cork was opened in 1897 was owned by cash and carry group, Musgraves. The property was designed by architect, Arthur Hill and built by John Delaney & Co Builders, who were previously awarded the building contract to build the sweetshop behind the hotel. The Metropole Hotel was built to the highest standards and ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release
Monday, April 24, 2017
PRESS RELEASE 24 th April 2017 Cork Businesses report a strong start to 2017 despite Brexit uncertainty Cork Chamber’s first quarterly economic trends survey of 2017 reviewed activity over the closing months of January, February and March. The survey, which was conducted by Cork Chamber during April 2017, highlights the confidence and practicality underpinning the Cork business community. ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Member News, Press Release
Friday, April 21, 2017
Monex Scholarship Program launched at UCC Monex Financial Services has announced details of a new scholarship program created to support Killarney Leaving Cert students accepted to third level studies at Cork University Business School (CUBS) at University College Cork (UCC). The scholarship will offer financial assistance to facilitate progression through third level studies, and students from ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Education, Member News
Friday, April 21, 2017
Cope Foundation is calling on Cork employers to participate in ‘Job Shadow Day Initiative 2017’. On Wednesday, 26th April 2017 Cope Foundation, an organisation providing support and services to 2,350 people with intellectual disability and/or autism in 65 locations across Cork City and County, will participate in and launch the ‘Job Shadow Day Initiative 2017’ as part of ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Member News
Friday, April 21, 2017
New Cork Company, TAPSTAK launches a ‘remote control for life’ bringing all of life’s most useful buttons together in one mobile App. New Cork based Company, TAPSTAK is intent on transforming the way we interact with the world around us have created one smartphone App to interact with everything. The goal is to remove friction, confusion and hesitation from real-world ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Member News
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Cork Event Gets Caught Up In Nets ! As part of the award winning transnational European Circular Ocean project , Irish Partners Cork County Council Initiative “Macroom E” welcomed delegates from Norway, Greenland, Scotland and England to join with local stakeholders at an event in County Hall, Cork on Wednesday, March 29 th to discuss the future challenges and opportunities around ...read more
Categories: Economic, Education, General News Article, Member News, Press Release
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Cork Chamber Seeks Expressions of Interest for City Centre Marketing Project Cork Chamber are members of CORE, a collaborative partnership supporting Cork City Centre. Other members include Cork Business Association, Cork City Council, Bus Éireann, An Garda Síochána and representatives of the hospitality and retail sectors. Part of the Partnership’s brief is to improve, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Cork International Choral Festival kicks off next Wednesday ~ Cork will come alive with the sound of music next week as 5,000 singers arrive from all over the world for the festival ~ Almost 5,000 world class singers and 50,000 visitors from across Ireland, Europe and beyond will descend on Cork next week from 26-30 April for the 63 rd annual Cork International Choral Festival. There will be 6 ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Member News, Press Release
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Red C survey: M20 between Limerick and Cork will enhance economic linkages, improve safety and reduce congestion Overwhelming support for motorway, which will stimulate economic development along Atlantic corridor Businesses in the Munster region have given their overwhelming support to the proposed M20 motorway, with 98% stating it will enhance economic linkages between Cork and Limerick. ...read more
Categories: Economic, Chamber, Political
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Adi Roche calls on children and families to remember the victims of the Chernobyl disaster in advance of the inaugural United Nations 'Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day' “I respectfully propose that this day, the 26th of April, be pledged and designated as an official United Nations “Chernobyl Day” - a day that would always be honoured and commemorated. A day for ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Member News, Press Release
Friday, April 14, 2017
New Business Solutions Divisio n at PFH Technology Group Leading Irish IT services company, PFH Technology Group, today announced the creation of a new division, PFH Business Solutions to focus on delivering innovative Microsoft business application solutions to help our customers on their Digital Transformation Journey. In establishing this division it is expected to recruit up to 20 new hires ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, April 13, 2017
CYCLISTS HAVE A NEW SUMMER EVENT TO LOOK FORWARD TO AS ‘CITY CYCLE CORK’ LAUNCHES Simon Coveney, Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government and Cork GAA legend, Valerie Mulcahy have good news for cycling and fitness enthusiasts as they announce a new date for their diary. Sunday 13 th August, will see the inaugural ‘Enable Ireland, City Cycle Cork’ take place in ...read more
Categories: Member News, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, April 13, 2017
KPMG at Palmerstown House - Hollywood LED Letters H ollywood LED Letters supplied our 5ft tall LED light up letters for KPMG Ireland at Palmerstown House Estate in Johnstown, Kildare this month. Steeped in history this magnificent manor is a truly fabulous venue for corporate and social events, and our giant light up letters looked incredible at the top of the sweeping staircase in the main ...read more
Categories: Member News, General News Article
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Are you Cork's Longest Drive Champion? Calling all Golfers in Cork City & County! We are looking for men & women of all levels of expertise to take part in our ‘Longest Drive’ & ‘Nearest the Pin’ charity competition. This is a two-pronged competition taking place at participating golf clubs throughout April. The aim is to raise much needed funds for the ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
it@cork elects new Chairperson Caroline O’Driscoll at AGM Cork, 11 th April 2017: it@cork today elected Caroline O’Driscoll as Chair of the not-for-profit organisation at the annual general meeting held in the Clayton Hotel Cork City. Celebrating its 20 th year, it@cork represents over 200 companies working in the IT sector in the South of Ireland. Caroline succeeds Ronan Murphy who ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Member News, Press Release
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
The Cork Business Association's annual President's Cup will take place in the stunning surrounds of Cork Golf Club on Thursday 25 May. The prestigious championship golf course is routed through exceptional golfing terrain incorporating old limestone quarries and the inner reaches of Cork Harbour, so it really is an exclusive opportunity to play the course. More than just a great day out ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Leading Cork firm continues to expand with the appointment of two new partners Leading Cork commercial law firm, O’Flynn Exhams Solicitors (OFX), building on recent growth at the firm, has announced the appointment of two new partners. Des Lynch is now partner in the Private Client team and Tom O’Byrne has been made partner in Litigation and Dispute Resolution. OFX is the largest ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Cork 2040: The Fulcrum for a thriving Southern Region Cork Chamber Submission to the National Planning Framework Presenting a vision for Cork as the fulcrum of the Southern Region, Cork Chamber has made a submission to Government on the National Planning Framework calling for a realignment of planning and investment in favour of density and urban growth. The submission also highlights the need ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Political
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Press Release 11th April 2017 M28 Public Display A Welcome Step Forward Cork Chamber today welcomed the M28 Ringaskiddy route display in Carrigaline as the next step in realising a critical infrastructure project for Cork. The public display was well attended with a spectrum of voices and opinions being offered on the project. Speaking from the event, Cork Chamber CEO Conor Healy said, “The ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Political, Press Release, Economic, Chamber
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Strong Economic Forecasts Highlight Urgent Need to Address Infrastructure Deficits Commenting on the publication today (11 April 2017) of the Draft Stability Programme Update, Ian Talbot, Chief Executive of Chambers Ireland said, “The improved GDP forecast and the positive employment growth predicted are further evidence that now is the time for Government to invest in capital ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Political, Press Release
Monday, April 10, 2017
Bon Secours Hospital, Cork introduce new Consultant Neurologist, Dr Sean O'Sullivan. Dr O'Sullivan will commence in full time private practice on Monday, 24th April next. Dr O'Sullivan's special interests include: - Parkinson's disease, tremor and other movement disorders - General Neurology - Headache, including the provision of greater occipital nerve block injections - ...read more
Categories: Member News, General News Article
Thursday, April 06, 2017
McGettigan’s Cookhouse & Bar - Cork City Centre Eatery New Menu Launch. The Ambassador Hotel invites you to discover the exciting new menu at McGettigan’s Cookhouse & Bar Cork. The menu compiled by our head Chef Gary Barnard, brings a variety of modern dishes using the very best local produce available. Gary brings a wealth of experience to the Cookhouse & Bar Cork which ...read more
Categories: Member News
Wednesday, April 05, 2017
Cork start-up programme IGNITE to double capacity Applications open for IGNITE 2017/18 programme Cork start-up programme IGNITE has officially announced it is to double capacity. Speaking on Tuesday, April 4 th in UCC’s Western Gateway Building at the IGNITE Open Evening for prospective applicants to the IGNITE 2017/18 programme, IGNITE Director, Eamon Curtin said “This is an ...read more
Categories: Member News
Wednesday, April 05, 2017
“ Rebecca is so good, it’s scary !” – Tina Turner Are you a Tina Turner fan? If so, get ready to rock, as Rebecca O’Connor is returning to Ireland this summer on her Simply the Best tour as TINA, following her phenomenally successful 2016 Irish performances. The powerhouse singer from Cobh is the only act in the world who is personally endorsed by Tina Turner ...read more
Categories: Member News
Wednesday, April 05, 2017
Leading Cork legal firm, FitzGerald Solicitors is delighted to have been shortlisted for three prestigious Law Awards. The firm located on Lapps Quay in the heart of the city, was delighted to have been informed today Tuesday, 4th of April that it has been shortlisted in the category of Munster Law Firm of the Year. It is also one of only six law firms in Ireland to have been chosen for the ...read more
Categories: Member News
Tuesday, April 04, 2017
Prudent Control of Current Expenditure Vitally Important Commenting on the release of Exchequer Returns today (04 April 2017), Ian Talbot, Chief Executive of Chambers Ireland said, “The Irish economy continues to perform strongly in the first quarter of 2017 with VAT receipts notably strong. However, Government must monitor areas such as income tax and corporate tax, which while performing ...read more
Categories: Economic, Political, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, April 04, 2017
The VISKA project which is a €1.4m Erasmus + funded project under the K3 Policy Experimentation strand was launched on the 28th of February 2017. Over the next three years the aim of the project is to make the learning and skills of migrants, refugees and the low-skilled visible. While specific interventions will take place within the partner countries, the project will seek to contribute to ...read more
Categories: Member News
Monday, April 03, 2017
Kuehne + Nagel Supplier of the Year Award The team at The Logiskills Group were delighted to have received the General Services Supplier of the Year Award from Kuehne + Nagle at their annual Supplier Awards on 11th November 2016. The award is recognition of the dedication and commitment the team in Dublin and Cork take to servicing their clients in a challenging market. Well done to all!
Categories: Member News
Friday, March 31, 2017
Alter Domus Opens International Financial Services Centre of Excellence in Cork Cork Chamber welcomes the arrival of Alter Domus, bringing with it 60 new financial services jobs as it opens a new international centre of excellence in Cork. Alter Domus’ move to Cork follows a series of new financial services companies establishing a base in the region joining a growing IFS cluster, largely ...read more
Friday, March 31, 2017
Talks Urgently Needed to Resolve Damaging Industrial Action Chambers Ireland today called on management at Bus Eireann and the Unions to utilise the industrial relations machinery of the State to resolve the current industrial dispute and restore transport services for the public who rely on them. Commenting on the ongoing strike by Bus Eireann drivers, Ian Talbot Chief Executive of Chambers ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Economic, Political
Thursday, March 30, 2017
New Record Breaking Office Development Heightens Cork City’s Ambition The confirmation of work commencing this summer on the development of O’Callaghan Properties’ Navigation Square, a new prime 310,000 sq. ft. office scheme in the heart of Cork city centre, is welcomed by Cork Chamber. “The €90m development of Navigation Square will be the single biggest office ...read more
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Irish Economic and Trade Interests Must be Protected During Brexit Negotiations UK Prime Minister Triggers Article 50 of Lisbon Treaty Following on from the UK’s decision to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty today (29 March 2017), Chambers Ireland calls on the Irish Government to continue a concerted, sustained campaign to highlight the unique Brexit issues for Ireland with both our ...read more
Categories: Economic, General News Article, Political, Press Release
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Network Cork Businesswoman of the Year Awards Network Cork Businesswoman of the Year Awards Event takes place on the 19th of May. President Ciara Wilson has just announced their guest speaker for the Awards night will be Sinead Kane (The first visually impaired athlete to complete the World Marathon Challenge - Seven marathons on seven continents in seven days in January 2017!) The closing date ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Network Cork Businesswoman of the Year Awards Network Cork Businesswoman of the Year Awards Event takes place on the 19th of May. President Ciara Wilson has just announced their guest speaker for the Awards night will be Sinead Kane (The first visually impaired athlete to complete the World Marathon Challenge - Seven marathons on seven continents in seven days in January 2017!) The closing date ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Spearline Labs becomes Spearline ™ Since Spearline Labs was founded in 2008, we have experienced a rate of growth and an overwhelming response from clients that could never have been anticipated by our co-founders Kevin and Matthew. Our products have gone from strength to strength and our portfolio of solutions continues to expand. ​Spearline Labs was so named because of the ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Member News
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Cork GAA and Tabor Group Team up to Tackle Addiction Cork GAA announced that it is partnering with Tabor Group, to help tackle the issue of addiction and to change the way in which it is portrayed. We need to start talking about addiction. This is the mantra coming from Noel O’Callaghan, Chairman Health and Wellbeing Cork GAA as he announced details of their partnership at the launch of ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Member News, Press Release
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
€46m Investment Unlocking 3,000 New Homes Welcomed by Chamber Cork Chamber today welcomed the allocation of €46m in Government funding towards unlocking key sites in Metropolitan Cork for 3,000 new homes over the next five years. Commenting on the decision, Barrie O’Connell, President of Cork Chamber, said: “Cork has experienced one of the strongest population growth rates ...read more
Monday, March 13, 2017
Cork law firm BDM Boylan marks recent growth with new appointment BDM Boylan Solicitors & Business Advisory, one of Munster’s largest law firms, is delighted to announce the recent appointment of Gearoid McKiernan as a Solicitor in the conveyancing and probate team. Gearoid graduated from University College Cork in 2007 and qualified as a solicitor in January 2012. He previously worked ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Member News
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Kaye Ronayne & Dr Louise Nestor Join the Cork ARC Board of Trustees Cancer support charity Cork ARC Cancer Support House have announced the appointment of Kaye Ronayne and Dr Louise Nestor, GP, to the organisation’s Board of Trustees. Speaking on behalf of Cork ARC, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Prof. Seamus O’Reilly says, “It is my honour to welcome Kaye Ronayne and ...read more
Categories: Member News, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, February 03, 2017
Applauding Business Excellence Cork Chamber’s Company of the Year Awards 2017 Dairygold wins Cork Company of the Year Award 2017 Cork Emerging Company of the Year 2017 is OrthoXel Cork SME Company of the Year 2017 is Irish International Trading Corporation (IITC) Cork Non-Profit of the Year 2017 is Enable Ireland The winners of the Cork Company of the Year Awards 2017 were revealed at ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Member News
Monday, September 19, 2016
Cork Airport to Gran Canaria, on the cards year-round Looking for your next family getaway? Gran Canaria, is a destination that is guaranteed to keep everyone happy. If a beach or poolside holiday isn’t your thing, not to fear; Gran Canaria has much to offer the intrepid traveller. The island's landscape ranges from the green and verdant north of the island through a mountainous ...read more
Categories: Member News
Monday, September 12, 2016
Seeking sunshine all year-round? Fly to Lanzarote from Cork Airport Lanzarote is one of the most popular sunshine destinations for Irish travellers and rightly so with year-round good weather. Situated in the Canary Islands, Lanzarote has more to offer than its warm climate. Home to Timanfaya National Park where you can trek and explore the outdoors, if art and culture is more your thing the ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Malaga on the menu for both summer and winter from Cork Airport Cork Airport has just announced its winter schedule and Malaga is proving as popular as ever with new flights taking off to the sunshine destination year-round. Malaga, the birthplace of Picasso and a hive of creativity, is a delightfully compact city that is easy to get around on foot. The main shopping street is the marble-paved ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Travel to Scotland’s cultural heartland Glasgow, direct from Cork Airport Known as Scotland’s modern cultural capital, Glasgow is a city brimming with character and endless possibilities. Glasgow has a well-earned reputation as one of the world’s friendliest cities. You are guaranteed a very warm and friendly welcome once you arrive. With this, you can add world-class ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Experience the buzz of Newcastle, fly direct from Cork Airport If you’re looking for a short hop flight for a destination guaranteed to provide a good time, Newcastle is the place to be. Situated on the River Tyne, this industrial city is renowned throughout the world for its legendary nightlife, bolstered by a youthful and energetic student population. The friendly and fun loving city has ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, General News Article
Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Jetting Off From Cork Airport Has Never Been Easier With New Parking Options Cork Airport has recently upgraded its cark parking system to make the customer experience even more smooth and secure. Options for car parking at the airport are extensive with a pricing structure to suit all pockets. Getting to the airport quickly and conveniently is now easier than ever. Whether you’re ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Economic, Press Release
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Southampton calling! Did you know you can now fly direct to Southampton from Cork Airport with Aer Lingus? The Airport is building on its well-established routes into the UK and Southampton is one of the most recent additions. An attractive port city, it is also the ideal gateway to discovering the unique charms of the English countryside and the truly gorgeous towns and villages of Hampshire. ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Friday, June 03, 2016
Cork Airport Destination Guide - Focus On Leeds Leeds is Britain’s fourth largest city and a vibrant university town to boot, known to many for its famous football tea. If you’re looking for a quick hop weekend away, Leeds has much to offer. Its impressive Victorian architecture is largely intact and easily explored on foot. The city boasts a vibrant cultural scene and is home to both ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, General News Article
Friday, May 13, 2016
Cork Airport Destination Guide - Focus On Menorca The sun-soaked Island paradise of Menorca is now on the list of fantastic summer destinations from Cork Airport. From summer 2016 you can fly with CityJet and be at your well-deserved holiday destination in just under 2 and half hours. The island is an unspoilt, idyllic haven in the Mediterranean, perfect for a stress free holiday with family and ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Member News


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