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Thursday, November 16, 2017
Cork Law firm demystifies tracker mortgage scandal for bank customers  In light of the on-going tracker mortgage scandal involving banks in Ireland, Cork law firm, BDM Boylan Solicitors seeks to inform affected customers on the redress and compensation process and how it will be rolled out in the coming weeks and months. William Hanly, Solicitor, said “For many this is a complicated and ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release
Thursday, November 16, 2017
DPS Group Receives AgileOne’s Award for Best Emerging Supplier of the Year 2017, UK and Europe    The Contract Services Business Unit of DPS Group, the international engineering and project management group has been awarded  AgileOne’s “Best Emerging Supplier” of 2017 (Europe). The award was presented to Tony Mahon, Managing Director, Contract Services Europe, at AgileOne’s annual European ...read more
Categories: Member News
Thursday, November 16, 2017
You are warmly invited to attend a Prosecco cocktail reception and delve into our original print collection at Cork Printmakers’ Studio. This is exceptional opportunity to purchase work by a wide range of talented creative Irish artists, working in the medium of printmaking, over the past 26 years. Trove will take place at Cork Printmakers’ Etching Studio from 5 – 8pm on Friday 24 November and ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Member News, Press Release
Thursday, November 16, 2017
NEXT WEEKEND is one of the programmatic highlights of Triskel calendar - Triskel ECM Weekend. ECM is a very special record label which records jazz, contemporary classical and world music as well as putting out a small film offering. Get ready for an incredible weekend of international artists of the highest calibre taking place right here in Cork. Two masters of Experimental Jazz travel to us ...read more
Categories: Member News
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Sign up for the Carrigaline Christmas Day Charity Swim at the Danny Crowley Remembrance Tree from December 1st – 3rd   From Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd December, people are invited to visit the Danny Crowley Remembrance Tree in Barry Collins’ Supervalu, Carrigaline, where they can get sponsorship cards for the annual Carrigaline Christmas Day Charity Swim in aid of The Mercy Kids + Teens Appeal. ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Member News
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Film In Cork’s Short Script Award winner, Earthly Bonds, to premiere at The 62nd Cork Film Festival   Winner of Film In Cork’s inaugural Short Script Award, Earthly Bonds, is set to premiere at the upcoming 62nd Cork Film Festival.  Earthly Bonds tells the story of Rosie (Rachel Lynch), a curious and imaginative eight year old girl who is trying to find the Pleiades star system through a ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Member News
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Shaping a better world with Engineers without Borders On Friday, 10 November, Arup launched our new strategic partnership with the non-profit organisation, Engineers without Borders (EWB). The partnership connects Arup in Ireland, Italy and the Netherlands to the three local branches of EWB. It is hoped to extend the partnership to other European countries next year. EWB supports disadvantaged ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Member News, Press Release
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Press ReleaseCounty Hall Adopts Budget Focused on Economic Development13 November 2017 Cork Chamber welcomes the adoption of Cork County Council’s Budget for 2018, describing it as supportive of economic development and providing certainty for business. Commenting on Budget 2018 and the allocation of the €326m contained within it, Conor Healy, CEO of Cork Chamber, said: “In the context of a ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Political, Press Release
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Ho Ho Ho Christmas Lights in Cork City to be switched on this Sunday November 19 Organised by Cork City Council, the countdown to Christmas has truly begun with the announcement that the switching on of the Cork City Christmas Lights will take place on Patrick’s Street this Sunday November 19th.  The Christmas Lights will be switched on by the Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Tony Fitzgerald and the ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Friday, November 10, 2017
Chambers Ireland Welcomes the Establishment of a Working Group on Brexit Supports  Speaking today after Tánaiste and Minister for Business Frances Fitzgerald announced an agreement with European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager to establish the working group, Sarah Freeman, Director of Policy and Communications of Chambers Ireland commented:   “The announcement today that a ...read more
Categories: Economic, General News Article, Political, Press Release
Friday, November 10, 2017
Adoption of City Budget Welcomed By Chamber  Cork Chamber welcomes the adoption of Cork City Council’s 2018 budget, which sees no further increases to commercial rates or parking fees, and the retention of Local Property Tax at base level. This follows engagement between Cork Chamber and Cork City Council earlier this year highlighting how the impact of increased rates and parking fees has ...read more
Thursday, November 09, 2017
A leading Belarusian-born volunteer worker and campaigner for the rights of victims of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Adi Roche’s Chernobyl Children International charity.   Julie Shynkarenka, a former language teacher, journalist and entrepreneur, lived for many years in one of the most highly radioactive contaminated regions of ...read more
Categories: Member News, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, November 09, 2017
EY Finance 4.0 Breakfast Briefing  EY will be hosting a Finance 4.0 breakfast briefing at Hayfield Manor on 15 November, beginning a dialogue with the business community in Cork on responding to global and digital disruption, and providing possible strategy and economic predictions.   The Fourth Industrial Revolution is a result of advanced technological discoveries over the past 30 years. We ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Member News
Thursday, November 09, 2017
The Bon Secours Hospital Cork will be holding its Annual GP Study Day on 27th January 2018.Venue:  Maryborough House Hotel, Douglas, Cork Presenters & Topics will be advised closer to the date.For further information, please contact Caroline Dixey - Tel:  021 4941946, Email:  cdixey@bonsecours.ie See www.bonsecours.ie  /events for further GP Education Dates at Bon Secours Hospitals Cork Dublin ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Member News
Thursday, November 09, 2017
Speakers from over 20 organisations to debate key sector issues  Exertis Supply Chain Services (SCS), a member of the Exertis group and part of DCC plc., is partnering with Ireland’s leading lifesciences policy advisers and Irish-based multinationals to host Lifesciences Trends 2017: A National & Regional Perspective. The conference will take place at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Little Island, ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Member News, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, November 08, 2017
 WISETEK ANNOUNCES MERGER WITH CDI / DATAKILLERS OF WASHINGTON DC. USA   7th. November 2017: Cork - based Wisetek Solutions Ltd, an international provider of used IT asset disposal (ITAD) & secure data destruction services, today announced a definitive agreement to merge its established USA operations with Computer Discounters Inc. who trade under the ‘DataKillers’ brand. Financial terms are ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Member News
Wednesday, November 08, 2017
Ireland identifies Brexit as the biggest challenge of 2018 while only 9.2% of European Businesses register it as a concern  A survey of European businesses, published today (8 November 2017) by EUROCHAMBRES, has revealed that Brexit is not considered a concern for most companies. The survey, which was conducted in autumn 2017 and had over 50,000 respondents from 23 countries across Europe, asked ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release
Tuesday, November 07, 2017
More to Europe than Brexit Irish Chambers Meet EU Senior Officials to Discuss Priorities for Irish BusinessA delegation from the Irish Chamber of Commerce Network, led by Chambers Ireland, today (7 November 2017) are meeting with key officials from across the European Commission to discuss matters of importance to the Irish business community.With representation from Chambers of Commerce across ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Political, Economic, Press Release
Tuesday, November 07, 2017
O’Flynn Exhams expands firm offering with appointment of Director of Operations and Finance Leading Cork commercial law firm, O’Flynn Exhams Solicitors has announced the appointment of Paudie Burke, as Director of Operations and Finance.   O'Flynn Exhams is the largest city-centre law firm in Cork, currently employing 45 people at its South Mall office. Earlier this year, O'Flynn Exhams was ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, November 03, 2017
New Appointment to Cork City Gaol Cork City Gaol are delighted to announce the appointment of Niamh Kenneally to the role of Commercial & Marketing Director. Niamh has extensive experience from the food industry where she has worked as Sales & Marketing Manager in Carbery Group as well as marketing roles in Unilever Ireland.   Along with experience, Niamh’s Masters in Marketing Practice from UCD ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Member News
Wednesday, November 01, 2017
Michelle Johnson, CEO of ASA Marketing Wins Network Ireland’s Vodafone Businesswoman of the Year 2017 for a large SME Michelle Johnson, CEO of ASA Marketing has been awarded Vodafone Business Woman of the Year for a Large SME with greater than ten employees at the recent Network Ireland Businesswomen of the year Awards Ceremony which took place in Dublin. The Network Ireland Businesswomen of ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release
Wednesday, November 01, 2017
Cork County Council launches international start-up competition for Life Sciences, Medical Technology and Digital Health Companies.  - Cork County Council’s ground-breaking start-up programme with Boston based MassChallenge, (Bridge to MassChallenge Cork) will connect applicants to a Global Network and facilitate the creation of high-quality jobs focusing on ambitious, early stage entrepreneurs ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, October 27, 2017
Boom! Bam! Cork’s Digital Heroes Celebrated! Cork’s Digital Heroes were celebrated at the BiznetCork Skillnet; Cork Chamber Business School’s Digital Marketing Awards this evening in Pairc Uí Chaoimh. With over 260 of Cork’s best digital minds in the room, the event rewarded their creativity and innovative approaches to digital marketing across 18 categories. All forms of digital marketing were ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Cork's Newly Awarded 4* Hotel Maldron Hotel Shandon Cork City is delighted to announce that we have recently been awarded our 4th Star! Cork's most historic Hotel has been treated to a complete facelift over the past 18 months and on the back of this investment we are delighted that our huge efforts have been recognised. We look forward to welcoming everyone in the not too distant future to see ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Member News
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
CUH Charity is on countdown for THE show of the year,  'CUH and CUMH Lipsync Battles' on November 3rd at Clayton Hotel Silversprings. Over 12 acts including nurses, doctors, medical professionals, along with facilities, services and Social Work Services staff from Cork University Hospital and Cork University Maternity Hospital, will put their lip-syncing skills to the test and battle it out for ...read more
Categories: Member News, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
The redevelopment of Páirc Uí Chaoimh and Centre of Excellence, Cork has been shortlisted in the Engineering Project of the Year Award category in the Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards 2017. Pairc Uí Chaoimh is a long established sports ground but required extensive redevelopment in 2013 if it was to continue as a venue for major games and concerts. The development in tandem by Cork City Council ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
The Piano Bar @ Rachel’s is Cork’s newest jazz venueThe Guinness Cork Jazz Festival has a new dedicated Jazz venue for its 2017 event.  Rachel’s Restaurant and Piano Bar will host one of the Festival’s most exciting line-ups of performers and musicians this weekend.Gemma Sugrue, Jack O’Rourke, The Colin McLean Latin Trio, The Loungeman, the Ben Waters Boogie Band, Laoise Leahy, Gavin Povey and the ...read more
Categories: Member News, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, October 23, 2017
PRESS RELEASE23 October 2017Brexit identified as number one business concern  Cork Chamber’s third quarterly economic trends survey of 2017 reports on the activity and sentiment of Cork businesses over the months of July, August and September, with the findings reflective of a confident, pragmatic and optimistic business community.   Mr. Conor Healy, Cork Chamber CEO, in commenting on the ...read more
Categories: Economic, Chamber, Press Release
Monday, October 23, 2017
Holy Smoke Brings Together Irish Whiskey Ambassador, First Qualified Cooper in Ireland in 40 Years, Top Meat Producers, and Renowned Pitmasters For the Night of Steaks, Whiskey and Live Jazz to Open Cork Jazz Festival Holy Smoke BBQ restaurant hosts an unprecedented event to open Cork Jazz Festival that will offer its guests an opportunity to taste four exquisite steaks from Holy Smoke's renowned ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Member News, Press Release
Monday, October 23, 2017
SimoTech launches Headquarters in Cork and announces 30 new engineering jobsIrish-owned automation engineering company, SimoTech creates 30 highly skilled new jobsMichael McGrath TD officially opened SimoTech’s new headquarters in Cork on Friday 20th October, announcing the creation of 30 specialist engineering roles in automation, IT and validation. Speaking at the office opening, Michael ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Member News, Press Release
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Another brick in the wall – 5th annual ‘Make Your Mark on Cancer’ walk raises €52,873 in aid of The Mercy Cancer Appeal  Organisers of the annual ‘Make Your Mark on Cancer’ charity walk have announced that, through this year’s walk, €52,873 was raised for the construction and development of the Mercy Hospital Foundation’s proposed new Cancer CARE Centre which will be located close to The Mercy, ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Creating a buzz… ApisProtect named Bank of Ireland/ IGNITE Business of the Year 2017   ApisProtect, a business that helps beekeepers globally prevent losses and increase the productivity of their hives, has been named Bank of Ireland/ IGNITE Business of the Year 2017. Founder of ApisProtect, Fiona Edwards-Murphy was recognised at the annual IGNITE Awards and Showcase held in UCC’s Aula Maxima on ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Member News
Thursday, October 05, 2017
The Imperial Hotel to host Black Tie Ball in aid of the Children’s Leukaemia Association Friday, October 13th  Supporting their charity partner, the Children’s Leukaemia Association, The Imperial Hotel will host the second annual Children’s Leukaemia Association Black Tie Ball at the hotel on Friday, October 13th.  The Gala Ball promises a spectacular evening, with supporters of the ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
The Mercy Hospital Anniversary Ball to celebrate 160 years of Mercy care in Cork Friday, November 17th – The Clayton Hotel, Silversprings This year the Mercy University Hospital (MUH) celebrates its 160th anniversary, while The Mercy Hospital Foundation celebrates its 10th birthday; and to celebrate 160 years of Mercy care for the sick, together they will host The Mercy Hospital Anniversary ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Designing for people & transforming the future:Inaugural ‘International Service Design Experience’ forges the way in Service Design in Ireland  230 delegates attended the inaugural ‘International Service Design Experience’, the first event of its kind in Ireland, featuring national and international design and innovation leaders, in Fota Island Resort on Tuesday, September 26th. The day-long ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Member News
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
It’s back… ‘D’hillbillies Mud Run’ in aid of The Mercy Cancer Appeal Saturday, October 21st - Mitchelstown, Co. Cork On Saturday, October 21st, adrenaline junkies are invited to get down and dirty at ‘D’hillbillies Mud Run’ in aid of the Mercy Hospital Foundation.    Comedy duo, ‘The 2 Johnnies’ got down and dirty to launch the fourth annual mud run which will see over 1,000 thrill seekers ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Member News, Press Release
Thursday, September 07, 2017
Holding out for a hero… Become a Mercy Hero on Friday, October 13th and help patients at The Mercy University Hospital  On Friday, October 13th, your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to join companies, schools, and individuals from all over Cork and become Mercy Heroes in aid of The Mercy Hospital Foundation, and raise funds to purchase vital new profiling beds for critically ill ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Member News
Friday, September 01, 2017
The International Service Design ExperienceDesigning for People   |   Transforming the Future    |    Impact by Design September 26th, 2017Fota Island Resort, Cork  Service rePublic, a joint initiative by Cork County Council and Cork Institute of Technology, is excited to announce the hosting of a major international Service Design conference in Fota Island Resort, Cork, on Tuesday, September ...read more
Categories: Member News, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Shining a light in darkness - VERDE LED & The Hope Foundation partner to bring light to rural India   A new partnership between Irish Charity, The Hope Foundation (HOPE) and VERDE LED, a leading Irish manufacturer of commercial energy saving LED lighting solutions, aims to improve the quality of life of the poorest families living in North and South Kashibad in the Sundarbans region of India ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Join #TeamMercy and the race against cancer for the Women’s Mini Marathon on Sunday, September 24th  With just a few weeks until the Cork Women’s Mini Marathon it’s time to get into gear and what better way to get motivated than by joining one of Cork’s biggest teams? Last year over 100 dedicated ladies and a few brave men in skirts joined #TeamMercy for the 4-mile fundraiser, raising over ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release
Friday, August 11, 2017
Support The Mercy Annual Raffle and help patients with dementia at The Mercy   Over the coming weeks, staff at the Mercy Hospital Foundation will contact hundreds of households across Cork City and County asking them to support the charity’s Annual Raffle, which this year will raise funds to upgrade the Mercy University Hospital to make it more dementia-friendly.   People with dementia do not ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Member News
Tuesday, August 08, 2017
Film In Cork and LEO South Cork six week ‘Start Your Own Business Programme’ starts this September   Film In Cork has joined forces the with Local Enterprise Office (LEO) South Cork to offer a six week, Start Your Own Business Programme, specially designed for those working in film, television and animation.   The extremely practical course, running one Monday evening per week from ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Press Release, Member News
Thursday, July 13, 2017
LW Management announces €1.6 million investment to upgrade LeisreWorld Bishopstown  LW Management, the management agency responsible for LeisureWorld Bishopstown, has announced details of a €1.6 million self-financed investment to modernise the Bishopstown facility over the coming months.   Opened in 1997 LeisureWorld Bishopstown has grown and evolved over the past 20 years to be one of the ...read more
Categories: Member News, 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 ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Member News
Monday, September 12, 2016
Seeking sunshine all year-round? Fly to Lanzarote from Cork AirportLanzarote 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 Museo ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Experience the buzz of Newcastle, fly direct from Cork AirportIf 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 also ...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 travelling for ...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 ...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 Opera ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Economic, Press Release
Friday, May 13, 2016
Cork Airport Destination Guide - Focus On MenorcaThe 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 ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Member News


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