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Friday, December 08, 2017
€37k raised through Mercy Hospital Foundation purchases new Ultrasound in The Mercy ICU   A new Ultrasound machine purchased through funds raised for the Mercy Hospital Foundation will enable doctors and nurses in Cork’s Mercy University Hospital ICU to carry out life-saving procedures even faster; ensure patients can receive essential medication in a comfortable environment; and aid patient ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release
Friday, December 08, 2017
Chambers Ireland welcomes Brexit guarantee of ‘no hard border’ between Ireland and Northern Ireland, following this morning’s announcement that both negotiating teams are ready to move into the second phase of talks   Chambers Ireland Chief Executive Ian Talbot commented, ‘We welcome UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s commitment to upholding the Good Friday Agreement with a guarantee of no hard ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release
Friday, December 08, 2017
 Chambers Ireland finds the Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2017 on Zero Hours Contracts to be burdensome and unnecessary  As the voice of the largest business network in the country, Chambers Ireland today responded to the publication of the Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2017. Chief Executive Ian Talbot commented,“The Bill published by the Department of Employment and ...read more
Categories: Economic, Member News, Press Release, General News Article, Political
Thursday, December 07, 2017
The Bon Secours Hospital, Cork Annual GP Study Day will take place Date:   Saturday, 27th January 2018 Location:  Maryborough House Hotel, Douglas, Cork  CPD POINTS APPLIED For further information, please contact Aine O'Tuama:  Tel -021 4941990 or email:  aotuama@bonsecours.ie Please click on the link to register online:  https://www.bonsecours.ie/gp-study-day
Categories: Member News
Thursday, December 07, 2017
Students Showcase Products   The Department of Tourism & Hospitality at Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) hosted their annual Food Product Development Showcase. This event is the culmination of a semester’s work on the Bachelor of Business in Culinary Arts Degree, and brings together modules in Culinary Entrepreneurship and Food Packaging & Design.   The students worked individually, or in ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Education, Member News
Thursday, December 07, 2017
Keeper Security Announces Cork as New European Base   Cork Chamber welcomes the announcement of Keeper Security opening its first European office in Cork city centre, adding 50 new jobs to the city’s thriving cyber security sector. Commenting on the news, Conor Healy, Cork Chamber CEO, said: “The decision by Keeper Security to choose Cork as their new European base is a hugely positive move. ...read more
Thursday, December 07, 2017
It has been an exciting 10 years in business for Close Brothers Commercial Finance. To mark the occasion, guests were invited to join us for an evening with our Brand Ambassador, Sir Anthony McCoy, at The Westin Dublin. In 2007, we opened our office in Belfast on the brink of the deepest recession in living memory. During that time, we provided support for our clients during a hugely difficult ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release
Wednesday, December 06, 2017
Cork Business Community Welcomes Revised Flood Defence Plans   Cork Chamber and Cork Business Association have welcomed the progress shown in the detail and design of the Lower Lee flood relief scheme following publication of the OPW consultation report.   Both organisations believe that the development of an appropriate flood defence scheme is critical for business in Cork. The proposed OPW ...read more
Wednesday, December 06, 2017
Six special category winners honoured at annual awards ceremony Cork Convention Bureau (CCB) last night hosted its annual Cork Conference Ambassadors Awards at the Oriel House Hotel, Ballincollig. The prestigious ceremony paid special tribute to 33 ambassadors, including six special category winning ambassadors, who have helped secure more than €13 million for the local economy over the past 12 ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article
Wednesday, December 06, 2017
Local Authority Agreement Strengthens Cork   Cork Chamber welcomes the historic decision by Cork City and County Councils to agree new local government structures in Cork. Commenting Bill O’Connell, Cork Chamber President, said:  “This agreement has been challenging for all involved and we welcome that Cork’s two local authorities have been able to reach a mutually agreeable compromise to what ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, December 05, 2017
Cork Institute of Technology launches Entrepreneurship Strategy   Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) has launched its first ever Entrepreneurship Strategy and it is one of the first Higher Education Institutes (HEI) in the country to publish an organisation wide strategy focussing on entrepreneurship   CIT’s Entrepreneurship mission is to INSPIRE, SUPPORT, EDUCATE, and RESEARCH current and ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Member News
Tuesday, December 05, 2017
Ronan Daly Jermyn announces partnership promotions for 2017 Ronan Daly Jermyn has announced the appointment of three Partners across the Firm’s corporate, real estate and litigation practices. This brings the total number of Partners within the firm to 43. The new partners are Ricky Kelly (Litigation and Dispute Resolution), Brian O’Halloran (Property and Real Estate) and Seán O’Reilly ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release
Monday, December 04, 2017
Treasury Solutions worked with NUIG on their recent European Investment Bank (EIB)  Treasury Solutions worked with NUIG on their recent European Investment Bank (EIB) Eur 60m loan project as financial and risk advisors.  This was the largest debt facility established by NUIG and will fund the construction of two student residences in addition to a number of college facilities.  Treasury ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Economic, Member News
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Youghal lights up for the Mercy Hospital Foundation this Christmas Last Christmas, an incredible €10,455.33 was raised by two very generous Cork families who lit up their homes and shared their displays with their communities over the Christmas holidays in aid of the Mercy Hospital Foundation.   This year the Carey family from Youghal, are taking part once again and it is a festive spectacle ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Real Insights launches bespoke research and consultancy service to prepare businesses for Brexit Real Insights, one of Ireland’s leading market research agencies, is launching its bespoke research and consultancy service to prepare businesses for Brexit.        The Cork-based full-service market research agency, which works with some of the country’s top multinationals and SMEs, outlined that ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Circular Ocean Sets Sail with Volvo Ocean Race The Circular Ocean project has been invited to partake in the 2017/2018 Volvo Ocean Race, in the form of an exhibit signifying the prevalence of plastic pollution in our oceans, while seeking to inspire race-goers on the potential for new business opportunities in reusing, recycling and creating new products from discarded fishing nets and ...read more
Categories: Member News, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Cork Chamber CEO joins Industry Experts to discuss lifesciences trends in front of a full house in Little Island Exertis Supply Chain Services (SCS) and partners hosted the Lifesciences Trends 2017 Conference in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Little Island, Cork on Wednesday, 15th November. Click here to download the Lifesciences Trends 2017 Conference Brochure.   This inaugural conference attracted ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, General News Article, Member News
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
McCullagh Wall and PurdyLucey IP host seminar on Innovation   McCullagh Wall Solicitors and PurdyLucey Intellectual Property recently hosted an afternoon seminar in Cork on the subject of “Innovation in Business – Creation and Commercialisation of Intellectual Property”. Chaired by Ger O’Mahony, Director, Action Point Technology Group, an expert group of speakers including Adrian Wall and ...read more
Categories: Member News, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Anna Geary Pulls Up her Christmas Socks for CUH Children’s Unit! Anna Geary, well-known Sports and TV presenter launched CUH (Cork University Hospital) Charity’s exciting Christmas fundraising campaign. The ‘Pull Up Your Christmas Socks for CUH Children’s Unit’ was initiated to raise further funds for the new Children’s Unit at CUH. On any day in December, you can organise some festive fun in ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Member News
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
GLOW, Cork's Largest Christmas Festival Opens this Friday December 1 Experience the festive season on the Grand Parade as the much-loved festival GLOW, A Cork Christmas Celebration opens this Friday December 1st.  Attended by over 160,000 people in 2016, GLOW will run every weekend in the build up to Christmas, and also Christmas week from 20 to Friday 22 December.   Presented by Cork City ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Friday, November 24, 2017
WEEE Ireland, Wisetek Partner to Prioritise the Secure Recycling of Irish Data Technology WEEE Ireland, Ireland’s largest electrical and battery recycling scheme today announced a new partnership with Wisetek that is set to significantly augment the nationwide collection of waste and retired IT equipment.The innovative partnership brings together leading players in the recycling of waste ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Member News
Thursday, November 23, 2017
The Imperial Express returns to the Imperial Hotel Cork this Christmas, raising funds for the Children’s Leukaemia Association   The much-loved Imperial Express is back in Cork’s iconic Imperial Hotel this festive season. The classic Christmas train set is on display in the foyer of the hotel now, and will be there right through the holidays. A visit to see the impressive model train set in ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release, General News Article
Thursday, November 23, 2017
GIY and Energia want to ‘Get Ireland Growing' with €75,000 fund Now open for applications from all across Ireland GIY in partnership with Energia announce ‘Energia Get Ireland Growing' a €75,000 pool of funding available to enable food growing by community and voluntary organisations all across Ireland including Northern Ireland. The application period is open from today until 19th January, ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Donate to The Mercy Christmas Appeal and give cancer patients a very special gift this Christmas   This Christmas the Mercy Hospital Foundation is fundraising for a 3D Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) System at The Mercy University Hospital, which can be used in kidney, liver, prostate, oesophageal, and stomach cancers. Importantly, it can also be used in cases of bowel cancer, of which Cork has ...read more
Categories: Member News, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Voxpro founders Dan and Linda Kiely honoured with ‘Outstanding Achievement in Business Award’ from Cork Chamber   Cork Chamber tonight presented the ‘Outstanding Achievement in Business Award’ 2017 to Dan and Linda Kiely, co-founders of the business excellence outsourcing firm Voxpro, at the Chamber’s 7th annual Dublin dinner held this evening in association with EY.  Bill O’Connell, ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Chamber, Press Release
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Press ReleaseCork’s Position as Ireland’s Second City Region and Driver of Growth Must be RecognisedSustainable, urban development in focus at Cork Chamber’s 7th Annual Dublin Dinner 21 November 2017   Government must recognise the position and ambition of Cork as Ireland’s second city and the driver of a thriving Southern region. This is the main message from Cork Chamber at its 7th annual ...read more
Friday, November 17, 2017
Our Cork City Passive House is awarded the first ever HPI Gold Certification! The Home Performance Index (HPI) is Ireland’s first national voluntary certification system for quality and sustainable residential development, developed by the Irish Green Building Council (IGBC). HPI provides a label for quality sustainable residential development, complementing existing schemes used in the ...read more
Categories: Member News, General News Article, Press Release
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
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
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
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
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
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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