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Monday, July 24, 2017
The Everyman presents Dancing at Lughnasa by Brian Friel from 2 - 26 August Following the success of Lovers (2015), and The Factory Girls (2016), The Everyman continues its tradition of producing top-quality drama. The curtain rises from Wednesday 2 nd August to Saturday 26 th August for Brian Friel’s masterpiece, Dancing at Lughnasa . Friel’s touching story features a stellar cast ...read more
Categories: Member News
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
LAUNCH OF DIGITAL CORK Most countries monitor their digital economies, however few cities or regions do. Those that do gain valuable insights that inform their digital policies. Digital Cork is a new regional initiative launched in response to this need. It will provide a unique service that focuses exclusively on measuring the Cork region's digital capability and monitoring its digital ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Port of Cork and Port of Xiamen Sign Trade Sister Port Agreement The Port of Cork and the Port of Xiamen today formally signed a Sister Port Agreement in order to jointly promote freight, the cruise business, logistics and other business opportunities within the two ports. The agreement will help to strengthen the understanding and long-term cooperation between the two ports. The Port of Xiamen ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, July 17, 2017
NEW YORK STATE COMPTROLLER THOMAS P. DINAPOLI New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli was in Dublin on Wednesday July 12 th to meet with Kernel Capital and a number of portfolio companies of the Bank of Ireland Kernel Capital Venture Funds. The Comptroller manages the State’s estimated $192 billion pension fund, audits the spending practices of all NY State agencies and local ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, July 17, 2017
B&Q Mahon Point teams up with CUH Charity for Bring & Buy Books Fundraiser B&Q Mahon Point recently selected CUH Charity's Children's Unit Appeal as their chosen charity for May- July 2017. It's not just DIY, hardware and homeware that keep the staff of this local Cork store busy. They choose a different charity every few months to fundraise for and have raised over ...read more
Categories: Member News
Monday, July 17, 2017
Global Future of Work Survey Reveals Skills Most in Demand and Roles at Risk Executives from Ireland, Europe, North America and Australia Identify Most Significant People Challenges Facing Organisations in Changing Work Landscape Harmonics, the Irish partner of OI Global Partners (the world’s largest career consulting partnership), has released the results of a proprietary survey of HR ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release
Friday, July 14, 2017
CSR Activities Continue to Flourish as Awards Shortlist Displays Diverse Range of Projects CSR Awards 2017 Shortlist Announced Today Chambers Ireland today officially announced the shortlist for the 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Awards. With fifty companies shortlisted across the fourteen categories, this year’s CSR Awards displays a diverse range of projects from all industries and ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Economic, Press Release
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Fun day of fitness and wellbeing at Ballincollig Regional Park A fun day of fitness and wellbeing activities for all the family takes place on Sunday, 20 th August at the Regional Park in Ballincollig, Co Cork as part of National Heritage Week. This festival event is the first of its kind in Cork and is being organised by Jen and Niall O’Callaghan of Everyday NFW and Catherine Hassett of ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Member News
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Meitheal Mara youth crews get set to make waves! Organised by Meitheal Mara, this Thursday 13 th of July will see dozens of young people from the Bádoireacht programme take part in a heated Youth Race between Blackrock and Cork City. Starting at 18:30 from the newly renovated Blackrock Harbour, the crews include Cork Life Centre, Bishopstown Youth Project, Farranree Youth Project, ...read more
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
The increase in capital spending on infrastructure by €500m annually to 2021, as announced today by Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe, must make room for progressing the long awaited delivery of the M20, Cork and Limerick Chambers have stated. The Chambers were commenting a day after the publication of ‘ Gearing up for the M20: A Route to ...read more
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Polar IceTech sponsors research to confirm Dry Ice Blasting Decontamination abilities Polar IceTech, Ireland's Dry Ice Blasting specialists, have partnered with Cork based research bodies CAPPA Research Centre and BioExplore, based in CIT, to explore the effectiveness of Dry Ice Blasting and prove that cleaning with Dry Ice can both decontaminate against and kill E-Coli, Salmonella and ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Member News, Papers/Research, Press Release
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Business Representatives Call for Action in Addressing Urgent Infrastructure Needs Chamber Chief Executives from across Ireland today met in Kildare to discuss the key issues of importance to Irish business. The message delivered ahead of Budget 2018 and the publication of the Summer Economic Statement was unified and clear; available fiscal space should be focused on capital investment and ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Economic, Political
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Major report illustrates game-changing impact that M20 would have Indecon/RED C report endorses potential for motorway to be enabler of Atlantic Corridor and help balance national economy – Cork and Limerick Chambers state Motorway has the capacity to trigger additional 5,400 jobs in the region The proposed 80km M20 motorway between Cork and Limerick would enable balanced economic ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
UCC Sport Raises 14K for CUH Charity Children's Unit Appeal UCC Sport, representing all sports clubs at University College Cork selected CUH Charity as their official charity partner for 2016/2017 and chose to focus their fundraising efforts on the Children's Unit Appeal. As a result of many student-led fundraising activities over the last nine months, they recently presented CUH Charity ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Member News
Monday, July 10, 2017
Chambers Ireland Welcomes the Conclusion of EU-Japan Trade Negotiations Chambers Ireland today (6 July 2017) welcomes the news of an agreement between the EU and Japan for a new trade accord, negotiations for which first began in 2013. Speaking this morning, Chambers Ireland Chief Executive Ian Talbot said, “2017 marks 60 years of diplomatic relations between Ireland and Japan. The ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Political, Economic
Monday, July 10, 2017
Ireland is 5 th Most Open Economy Globally ICC launches Open Markets Index ICC Ireland today (7 July 2017) noted that Ireland is currently ranked 5 th in the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Open Markets Index highlighting the importance of international trade for the Irish economy. Commenting on the ICC Open Markets Index, Ian Talbot ICC Ireland Secretary General said, “Ireland ...read more
Categories: Political, Press Release, General News Article
Thursday, July 06, 2017
Calling all Heroes! Launch of Cork Digital Marketing Awards 2017 BiznetCork Skillnet; the Cork Chamber Business School is delighted to announce that entries for the 2017 Cork Digital Marketing Awards are now open. With 16 different categories, Cork businesses have ample opportunity to showcase their digital successes and achievements. The theme for the 2017 Awards is Digital Superheroes and that ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Member News
Tuesday, July 04, 2017
Blackwater Motors Are Delighted To Support Blood Bike South Blackwater Motors Volkswagen have pledged their support to the organisation, Blood Bike South, by donating a Volkswagen Polo to the organisation. Members of the Blood Bike South Team, were presented with one of the first 172 new car plates to leave the new Blackwater Motors Volkswagen showroom in Forge Hill, just off the Airport Road ...read more
Categories: Member News, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, July 04, 2017
Looking for Temporary Workers? Then look no further…. At PE Global we have been providing cost effective, efficient and tailored recruitment services to projects of all sizes since 2005 and delivering the high standards of quality our clients expect. As well as providing permanent and contract staff to clients we now specialise in supplying Temporary Workers at a competitive rate. We ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Member News
Tuesday, July 04, 2017
Shanagarry Design Centre is hosting a Mini Wellness Festival on Saturday July 8 th from 8.30am-11.30am. Enjoy an introduction to Yogandha Oils with the founder of Yogandha, Sinead Duffy, followed by a 1 hour Pilate’s class led by instructor Fiona Davis. Following the class you will be treated to hand massages and healthy drinks and snacks in the centre’s stunning Terrace Room, and ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article
Friday, June 30, 2017
EMPOWERED BY THE INNOVATION OF TECHNOLOGY There is approximately 1 million square feet of new office space in the pipeline for Cork City over the next 18 months. More offices will need more talented people to fill them and it will be the already busy recruiters of Cork that are tasked with finding those people. How they go about it is yet to be seen as advancements in technology continue to ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Friday, June 30, 2017
Holy Smoke BBQ Restaurant Brings In a Series of Unique Tasting Events to Cork Holy Smoke BBQ restaurant , located on Little Hanover Street, starts a series of private tasting events “Taste of Cork” that incorporates a selection of Holy Smoke’s signature BBQ dishes masterfully paired with Irish best craft beers or whiskeys. During the six-course gourmet feast, served to you by ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Feelgood Friday is back this Friday June 30th! With lots of exciting offers for everyone to enjoy - from exhibitions to Pizza to free co-working space - This is a Friday not to missed. MUSICA ORCHESTRA CORK will be headlining the Feel Good Friday events. 2020 Art Gallery Me Daza, Cork: Ireland’s Masterpiece, like June to September 2017 2020 Art Gallery, North Mall, Cork ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
‘Myrtleville Selkies’ do the Channel Swim for CUH Children’s Unit Six members from the Myrtleville Swimmers, known more locally as the ‘Myrtleville Selkies’ are preparing to swim over and back to France in the English Channel over a period of 40 hours. Their swim will hopefully start from the 30 th June in Dover. The English Channel has become an iconic swim for open ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Member News
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
CUH Charity and Bishopstown GAA invite you to Wheel4Life 2017. Their summer cycle initiative launched by Rob Heffernan last week CUH Charity and Bishopstown GAA invite you to have some end of summer fun with your work colleagues, family and friends at Wheel4Life 2017. The cycle and family fun event was officially launched last week by Rob Heffernan, World Race Walking Champion. Wheel4Life takes ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Member News
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Cork Chamber Wins Best Public Affairs Campaign Award Cork Chamber is delighted to have picked up an award for Best Public Affairs Campaign at the 2017 Awards for Excellence in Public Relations for our work on behalf of members of successfully delivering transatlantic connectivity from Cork to Boston. Direct connectivity across the Atlantic has repeatedly featured top in surveys of member’s ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, General News Article
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Despite uncertainty of Brexit, future looks bright for Dairygold Jim Woulfe, CEO of Dairygold, said that despite the headwinds of Brexit, the future looks bright for Dairygold and the dairy business in Cork and Munster. Speaking at a Breakfast Briefing held by Cork Chamber of Commerce in Carrigaline on Wednesday 28 th June, Mr Woulfe emphasised his confidence that Dairygold would continue to ...read more
Categories: Member News, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
IMI Autumn Schedule for Cork Programmes A range of IMI solutions will be offered in Cork this Autumn, including the UCC Accredited IMI Diploma programmes in Leadership, Strategy & Innovation, Digital Business and Data Business. The short programmes on offer include Front Line Management, High Impact Leadership and Advanced Negotiation Skills. For more information see: ...read more
Categories: Member News
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
''Exceptional Care” at St Joseph’s Hospital Bon Secours Care Village Bon Secours Health System is delighted to announce that following a recent HIQA Inspection that the Care Village in Cork has received full compliance. This reinforces the commitment by Management and Staff to provide Quality and Exceptional Care for residents. The HIQA Registration Inspection was carried out ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Fuzion Communications appoint Patrick Jones as PR Account Manager Fuzion Communications have just announced the appointment of Patrick Jones as Corporate Account Manager to their Public Relations team in Dublin. An experienced PR professional, Patrick will focus on communication campaigns for clients in a variety of sectors including finance, construction, technology and hospitality. Prior to ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Member News, Press Release
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Budget 2018 Cannot be Brexit-Proofed but Measures Needed to Mitigate Against Serious Challenges We Must Act On Matters Within Our Control Chambers Ireland Pre-Budget Submission Calls for Increased Infrastructure Investment Ahead of the National Economic Dialogue commencing tomorrow, Chambers Ireland today (27 June 2017) called for Budget 2018 to address the concerns of business through committing ...read more
Categories: Member News, Political, Press Release, Economic
Friday, June 16, 2017
New Respiratory Consultant Appointment at Bon Secours Hospital, Cork - Dr Oisin O'Connell Bon Secours Hospital, Cork are delighted to announce that Dr Oisin O'Connell has been appointed as a Respiratory Consultant. Dr O'Connell will commence his practice on 19th June 2017. His special interests include: Lung Cancer Pulmonary Nodules Chronic Cough Rare lung diseasese including heart ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Member News
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Public events announced for Summer Space Studies Program The most prestigious space event in the world is coming to Cork this summer. The International Space University (ISU) is hosting its 30 th Space Studies Program (SSP17) at Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) from 26 th June to 25 th August. The intense 9 week programme will attract 320 international space professionals from 26 countries, ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, June 01, 2017
CIT Enterprise Camp Do you know any 14 – 16 year old interested in developing their entrepreneurial and creativity skills? Why not direct them to the annual CIT Enterprise Camp? LOCATION: CIT BISHOPSTOWN CAMPUS DATE: 14th -18th August 2017 TIME: 10:00AM TO 3:00PM DAILY The camp aims to provide a creative, innovative and inspirational environment for students to build their creative ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Member News, Education
Wednesday, May 03, 2017
Create a new type of “family time” with LeisureWorld’s ‘Kids Go Free’ initiative When families today think of "family time," it often involves going to see a movie or staying in to watch TV together, but now they have the opportunity to make a positive change and get fit as a family. It has never been easier to get the whole family active thanks to a new ...read more
Categories: 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
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
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: 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: General News Article, Economic, Press Release
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, General News Article, 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: 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: General News Article, Press Release, Member News


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