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Friday, February 24, 2017
The Hope Foundation Annual LIMERICK Luncheon Friday 3rd March Humanitarian Maureen Forrest and Limerick author Moira Geary will be among this year’s guest speakers at the annual International Women’s Day luncheon in aid of The Hope Foundation. The luncheon will take place from 12pm Friday March 3 rd at The Savoy Hotel in Limerick. The annual fundraising luncheon is organised around ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release
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
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Cork’s Ambition for Direct US Link Achieved Cork Chamber today celebrates the arrival of Norwegian in a historic move, marking the fulfilment of Cork Airport’s ambition for over 50 years to deliver direct air connectivity between Cork and North America. Reacting to this milestone achievement, Conor Healy CEO of Cork Chamber said: "The opening of new flights between Cork and ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
28 th Cork French Film Festival Highlights With the news that the event in Ballymaloe House, a four-course candlelit dinner followed by the screening of “ Les Saveurs du Palais ” is sold out, the count down to the 28 th Cork French Film Festival, which opens on March 5 th , is well and truly on. This year’s edition opens with the Preview Screening of “ ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Member News
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Ronan Daly Jermyn announces strategic alliance with Northern Ireland law firm Republic of Ireland law firm, Ronan Daly Jermyn, with offices in Cork, Dublin, Galway and London and Northern Ireland law firm John McKee, with offices in Belfast and London , have announced a strategic alliance aimed at providing an all-Ireland legal service for those clients, national and international, who ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article
Monday, February 20, 2017
‘Shaping Ireland’s Future’ Cork University Business School (CUBS) Conference Monday, March 6 th What does a productive, creative and innovative workplace demand from graduates? How do firms grow during periods of chaos, uncertainty and rapid change? What does the future of business look like? These are just some of the questions that will be addressed at the inaugural Cork ...read more
Categories: Education, Member News, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, February 17, 2017
Cork ARC Ball – Inspired by Emma’s Journey Saturday 25th March, 2017, Clayton Hotel Silver Springs The friends and family of Emma Crowley have gathered together again as a voluntary committee to present the second black tie ball in aid of Cork ARC Cancer Support House called the ‘Cork ARC Ball – Inspired by Emma’s Journey’. Due to take place at the Clayton ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Member News
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
South Douglas Street area & Blackpool Building Facade Improvement Grant Schemes 2017 Cork City Council is launching the 2017 Building Facade Improvement Grant Schemes for the South Douglas Street Area and Blackpool. The aim of the scheme is to improve the character and appearance of these historic areas of the city. Well kept and attractive buildings improve the appearance of an area, and ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Member News, Press Release
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Cyclists Raise Over €18,000 for Two Great Causes Over 60 cyclists completed a 120km cycle from LoughMahon, Cork to Kenmare, Co Kerry and in the process raised €18,400 in aid of the Irish Guide Dogs Association and Ringmahon Rangers “Books n Boots” Scheme. Cork Lord Mayor Des Cahill and Olympic Medallist Rob Heffernan were guests of honour at a presentation of the Cycle ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Member News
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
CETA Ratification Pivotal to Future of EU Trade Agenda Today (14 th February 2017) on the eve of the European Parliament’s crucial vote on the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) with Canada, Chambers Ireland and national Chambers from across Europe call on EU leaders and governments to stand firmly in favour of an inclusive and forward-looking EU trade agenda, while also warning ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
VODAFONE CEO ANNOUNCED AS RECIPIENT OF INAUGURAL I WISH - INSPIRE AWARD I WISH present Vodafone CEO Anne O’Leary with Inspire Award Sponsored by Ronan Daly Jermyn Solicitors The founders of I WISH today (Tuesday) presented CEO of Vodafone Ireland, Anne O’Leary, with an award in recognition of her inspirational role and work in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths). The ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Member News, Press Release
Monday, February 13, 2017
Chambers Ireland Welcomes Publication of Mediation Bill 2017 Chambers Ireland today (13 th February 2017) welcomed the long-awaited publication of the Mediation Bill 2017 by the Department of Justice and Equality. Speaking following the publication of the legislation, Chambers Ireland Chief Executive Ian Talbot said, “ Chambers Ireland has long been an advocate for increased use of these ...read more
Categories: Political, General News Article
Monday, February 13, 2017
NGINX Chooses Cork as Base to Deliver EMEA Growth Tech skills, multicultural values, and lifestyle offering reasons for Cork EMEA HQ establishment. The arrival of NGINX to Cork City along with 100 new tech jobs was today welcomed by Cork Chamber as a testament to Cork’s strong skills base and exciting lifestyle offering. Commenting on the announcement, Conor Healy, CEO of Cork Chamber, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, General News Article
Monday, February 13, 2017
Cork International Hotel on board with BUMBLEance, helping sick children across the Rebel County The Cork International Hotel are delighted to announce BUMBLEance - The Children’s National Ambulance Service, as their new charity partner for 2017. BUMBLEance is the world’s first fully interactive, state-of-the-art ambulance service designed specifically for children. It provides a free ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Member News
Friday, February 10, 2017
Ambassador Hotel Cork-Wedding Showcase, Sunday 26th of February 2017 Meet the Ambassador Wedding Team at our next Wedding Showcase on Sunday 26th of February 2016 from 12.00pm to 6.00pm. Admission is FREE! Join us and some our trusted preferred suppliers on the day for advice, expertise and great offers. We will be proudly showcasing our newly refurbished Lobby & Reception Area, Banqueting ...read more
Categories: Member News, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, February 10, 2017
JW O’DONOVAN SOLICITORS ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF A NEW PARTNER JW O’Donovan Solicitors are delighted to announce that David Pearson has joined the firm as a Partner. David’s specific areas of expertise are commercial litigation and employment law and he brings with him a wealth of legal experience. David qualified with a BCL from UCC in 1979 and qualified as a solicitor from the ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Member News
Thursday, February 09, 2017
I WISH KICKS OFF IN CORK More than 1,000 students from across Munster travel to City Hall, Cork to attend day 1 of the 4-day STEM event Encouraging your girls to choose STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) is a mammoth task, but one taken ably on by 3 Cork women who founded I Wish in 2015 The partnership initiative is supported by Science Foundation Ireland and encourages young ...read more
Categories: Member News, Education, General News Article, Political, Press Release
Wednesday, February 08, 2017
ARE YOU CONCERNED ABOUT WHAT YOUR HEALTH INSURANCE COVERS YOU FOR AT THE BON SECOURS HOSPITAL, CORK A helpline is now available at the Bon Secours Hospital, Cork to assist patients with concerns over their Health Insurance cover. All facilities at the Bon Secours Hospital, Cork are available to patients with health insurance on a self paying basis or a combination of both. Our experienced staff ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Member News
Tuesday, February 07, 2017
CUH Charity's upcoming fundraiser 'Walk the Camino for CUMH' is open for applications until February 28th CUH Charity invite you to Walk the Camino de Santiago this June, to raise vital funds for patient care at CUMH. Looking for that extra special Valentine's surprise? Why not invite your loved ones to join you on the Camino de Santiago, taking in a distance of 116km from Sarria ...read more
Categories: Member News, General News Article
Monday, February 06, 2017
KMC Homes , Cork's leading Design and Build Company, who specialise in the complete concept to competion delivery of high-end one-off homes are delighted to announce a new series of New Home Information Seminars due to be held at their new sales outlet at Ballyseedy Home & Garden Centre, Fota Retail Park, Carrigtwohill, Co. Cork. "We understand that may people considering creating ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Member News
Friday, February 03, 2017
Arrival of Willis Towers Watson adds Strength to Cork’s Financial Services Hub Cork Chamber today (03/02/2017) welcomes the arrival of Willis Towers Watson’s Asset Management Operation in Cork, bringing with it 40 new financial services roles to the City Centre. Commenting on the announcement, Barrie O’Connell, President of Cork Chamber said: “Cork Chamber extends a warm ...read more
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: Chamber, Member News, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, February 02, 2017
A Clear Strategy for Regional Economic Development Needed - Ireland 2040 National Planning Framework must drive the sustainable economic growth of Ireland’s regions Commenting on the launch of Ireland 2040 consultation process, Ian Talbot, Chief Executive of Chambers Ireland said, “We welcome the launch of the Ireland 2040 paper and the beginning of a public consultation process that ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article
Thursday, February 02, 2017
Bon Secours Health System announces the acquisition of Barringtons Hospital, Limerick Bon Secours Health System is delighted to announce today that the Group has completed the acquisition of Barringtons Hospital Limerick. Peter Lacy, Group Chairman said: “I would like to personally thank all the staff and management at Barringtons for their patience and perseverance during the acquisition ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Member News
Wednesday, February 01, 2017
Johnson & Perrott Awarded Kia 'Platinum Prestige Dealer' Status Kia Motors Europe announced the top performing Kia dealers in Europe in 2016 at their Platinum Dealers awards ceremony in Frankfurt in November. Johnson & Perrott, Douglas Road, Cork, were among just 30 European recipients of the prestigious award and the sole Irish representative to receive the accreditation. The ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Member News, Press Release
Wednesday, February 01, 2017
Action Plan for Jobs 2017 Key Pillar of Ireland’s Brexit Strategy Government Must Focus on Meeting Ambitious Jobs Targets Chambers Ireland today welcomed the launch of the Action Plan for Jobs 2017. Commenting on the Action Plan, Ian Talbot, Chief Executive of Chambers Ireland said, “We support the Government commitment to the target of adding 200,000 jobs to our economy by 2020 and ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, February 01, 2017
CORK CITY FLOOD ALERT A tidal surge, southerly winds and a low pressure area in combination with Spring Tide may give rise to tidal flooding tomorrow morning. Prior to and after this tide at 09:04 a.m, Thursday 2nd February, there is a danger of tidal flooding in the City. It is expected that the main impact will be on traffic. It is possible that flooding may occur in the low lying areas of the ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Cork Captain collects his 2017 Toyota Corolla Rob Cogan and Ken O'Neill of Cogans Toyota trying out for the Cork hurlers, while Cogans Brand Ambassador and Cork Hurling Captain Stephen McDonnell picked up his 2017 Toyota Corolla from Cogans showroom in Carrigaline.
Categories: General News Article, Member News
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Significant Increase in Capital Investment Needed to Meet Demands of Growing Economy Commenting on today’s announcement by Minister Donohoe and Minister Noonan of the Capital Plan Review, Ian Talbot, Chief Executive of Chambers Ireland said, “We welcome today’s announcement of the process for review of the Capital Plan in 2017 and the commitment to prioritise investment in ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Political, Press Release
Monday, January 30, 2017
Affordable Childcare Scheme is a step in the right direction Chambers Ireland welcomes today’s publication of the Heads of Bill on new Affordable Childcare Scheme by Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone TD. Commenting on the proposed Affordable Childcare Scheme, Ian Talbot, Chief Executive Chambers Ireland said, “Investment in childcare has a positive impact not ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article
Thursday, January 26, 2017
€20m Grade “A” office landmark development launched in the heart of Cork city A €20 million office development at Camden Place will provide 150 construction jobs with up to 500 jobs coming on-stream in Cork city centre on completion. Demolition will commence in February, with work on the 65,000 sq ft of lettable floor space expected to take 12 months. Award-winning Cork ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article
Thursday, January 26, 2017
LeisureWorld are being recognised for their community social impact in Cork. LeisureWorld’s community driven projects has seen them shortlisted as finalists for The Community and Council Awards 2017 in 2 different categories. The Community and Council Awards highlight and recognise community and councils working together, bringing national recognition to projects and developments that may ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Member News, Press Release
Thursday, January 26, 2017
Increased Variety of Apprenticeships & Traineeships a welcome addition to the Irish education landscape Commenting on today’s announcement by Minister for Education Richard Bruton TD and Minister of State for Training and Skills John Halligan TD, Ian Talbot, Chief Executive of Chambers Ireland said, “We welcome the ambitious targets set out today by Government to increase and ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Political, Press Release
Monday, December 19, 2016
SUNDAY RUNDAY WITH THE 2017 IRISH EXAMINER CORK CITY MARATHON Build your June Bank Holiday Weekend around the Cork City Marathon as organisers announce new race day of Sunday 4 th June 2017 Swap your Sunday drive for a run, walk or jog as the 2017 Irish Examiner Cork City Marathon launched today with a new race date of Sunday 4th June announced. After a decade of participants marking the end of ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release, General News Article, Papers/Research
Friday, December 02, 2016
AM O'Sullivan PR has been named the ‘Cork Public Relations Company of the Year’ at The Cork Business Awards 2016. The company is led by Founder & CEO, Ann-Marie O'Sullivan, FPRII, and has a team of experienced PR consultants including her father, Robin O'Sullivan, Life Fellow, FPRII, who has had a distinguished career in public relations for close to 50 years, Tina ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Member News
Friday, November 25, 2016
Bank of Ireland’s New Corporate Banking Team Bank of Ireland recently announced the opening of a new Corporate Banking office in Cork city which will be managed by a team with extensive expertise across all sectors as well as an experienced property finance team. The investment in a dedicated team highlights the Bank’s confidence in the region as it strengthens its presence on the ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release, General News Article, Member News, Press Release
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: General News Article, Press Release
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: Economic, Press Release, General News Article
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: Press Release, General News Article
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: General News Article, Economic, Press Release
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: Member News, General News Article, Press Release


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