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Monday, February 18, 2019
On the 7th of February, 120 of VMware Cork's staff spent the day giving their time and expertise to charities in Cork. The day is a core part of VMware Service Learning, a global initiative run by the VMware Foundation, which aims to provide VMware employees with the opportunity to give their time to causes of their choice in their local community.   At VMware, every employee receives 40 paid ...read more
Categories: Member News
Monday, February 18, 2019
€7.5m spent by Cork hoteliers on promoting the region in 2018€11.5m spent on capital investment / improving Cork’s hotel stock1,500 additional bedrooms in planning or in build in Cork City350 jobs available in the Cork hotel sector Concerns over VAT rate, new employment legislation and Brexit   A recent survey of Cork hoteliers, conducted by the Cork branch of the Irish Hotels Federation (IHF), ...read more
Categories: Member News
Monday, February 18, 2019
CUBS Conference 2019 set to inspire future business leaders as students and guest speakers unite for the third annual event. It’s safe to say it has been an eventful and exciting time for Cork University Business School (CUBS) at University College Cork (UCC). First, news emerged that UCC has secured planning permission at the Trinity Quarter site in the centre of Cork city. This location, ...read more
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Thursday, February 14, 2019
The Mardyke Arena UCC are delighted to announce that we have been nominated in two categories for the upcoming NUTRAMINO Health & Fitness Awards which will be held in The Mansion House in Dublin on Friday March 8th.   The Mardyke Arena UCC have been nominated in the ‘3rd Level Education Health and Fitness Club of the Year’ and ‘Best Gym in Munster’ Categories.   The ‘Best Gym in Munster’ ...read more
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Thursday, February 14, 2019
Marymount University Hospital and Hospice has been named as Cork Airport’s 2019 Charity of the Year. In excess of €65,000 has been raised to date by the Airport’s award-winning programme. The Charity of the Year fundraisers have included the high-profile 5km Runway Run at Cork Airport. Other fundraisers include fashion shows, row-a-thons, and charity collection points in the Airport’s terminal and ...read more
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Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Translation company secures €500k funding Full service translation and interpreting company, TRANSLIT, has secured half a million euro in funding through private equity firm, Clashrock Capital.   Headquartered in Cork, with offices in Dublin and Limerick, TRANSLIT has an impressive portfolio of national and international public and private sector clients.  The company, which employs translators ...read more
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Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Triskel Arts Centre have announced that, from March 2019 onwards, they will increase the number of days their cinema will be open each week.   Chris O’Neill, Head of Cinema at Triskel, said, “We have a very loyal cinema audience and saw that there was an appetite for even more of what we do so we decided to extend the screenings to five nights a week (Sunday–Thursday).”   Triskel’s latest ...read more
Categories: Member News
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
As proud members of Cork Chamber, Affidea Ireland would like to offer a new 10% account discount for businesses and sports clubs in the locality associated with the Chamber, towards our state-of-the-art ExpressCare services in The Elysian tower.   Affidea is Ireland’s leading provider of diagnostic imaging services, including MRI, Ultrasound, X-ray, CT and DEXA scans, operating a network of ...read more
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Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Join an amazing WARM UP to CHELTENHAM EVENT in the Elm Tree Glounthaune on the 6th of March. AP McCOY, DAVY RUSSELL, GARY O'BRIEN, KEVIN RYAN, JOHN O'BRIEN will entertain guests. Drinks reception, 3 course dinner, transfer to CASTLE GLANMIRE Tables of 10 €1,000 Photo with special guests Entry to Warm Up in the Castle & transfer inclusive Tickets contact Ronan Murphy 087 9872173
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Version 1 Opens New Munster Headquarters in Cork and Announces 40 Specialist IT JobsCORK, IRELAND – February 11, 2019 IT Service Provider Version 1 today announced the opening of its new Munster Headquarters in Cork City Centre and the creation of 40 specialist IT jobs for the region. The new office was officially opened by The Lord Mayor of Cork City Mick Finn and An Tánaiste and Minister for ...read more
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Monday, February 11, 2019
Press Release 11 February 2019 The final economic trends survey of 2018 reported on business experiences during October, November and December. The quarterly survey gathered information across a range of metrics to assess business confidence, the operating landscape, skills and the overall perspectives of business for 2019. Thomas McHugh, Director of Public Affairs commenting on the survey, “The ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Friday, February 08, 2019
Bibby Financial Services Ireland (BFSI), a leading provider of funding solutions to Irish SMEs, has appointed Stephen McCarthy as their new Head of Sales for Munster. In his new role, Stephen will lead the growing Munster sales team at BFSI as the operation strives to provide businesses across the country with bespoke financial assistance through a wide range of specialist and working capital ...read more
Categories: New Appointments
Friday, February 08, 2019
Final Countdown to Dress for Success Fashion Show With only 3 weeks to go before Dress for Success, Cork host their big Spring/Summer ’19 Fashion show, they visited the Lord Mayor, Councillor Mick Finn to update him on progress. Carmel O’Keeffe, CEO Dress for Success, was delighted to introduce La Creme recruitment consultancy as an associate sponsor for the annual fashion show. Lauren Hendry ...read more
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Wednesday, February 06, 2019
Press Release 6 February 2019  Cork Chamber has welcomed the approval of the Little Island Transportation Strategy and the commencement of improved access works at the Island’s Eastern entrance.   Cork Chamber Director of Public Affairs, Thomas McHugh stated “This week we reach two significant milestones for Little Island. The commencement of much needed road improvements at the eastern ...read more
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Tuesday, February 05, 2019
MC2 Accountants are pround sponsors of the CBC Harty Team 2019 and look forward to the Dr. Harty Cup Final on February 16th -  CBC V Midleton CBS  CBC supported by MC2 will host a night to remember for all hurling fans on Saturday 9th February at 7pm as inter - county hurling management will come together for a very special evening in Christian Brothers College Cork in aid of the CBC Zambia ...read more
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Monday, February 04, 2019
Crowleys DFK is delighted to announce Cork ARC Cancer Support House as its inaugural Charity Partner of the Year for 2019.Speaking about the announcement, James O’Connor, Crowleys DFK Managing Partner said, “Crowleys DFK has a long history of successfully fundraising for and contributing to a wide variety of very worthy charities and causes over the years.  The launch of our Charity of the Year ...read more
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Friday, February 01, 2019
Team Challenge Masterclass: Brexit and Beyond"Deal or No Deal: Hope is no longer an option" The Team Challenge Process Company are offering a unique opportunity to take control of the chaos with our One-Page CURE for business! Our goal is to help you prepare a strategic road map for your business, but not just for Brexit. Participants will work together in teams, sharing their knowledge and ...read more
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Friday, February 01, 2019
A new series of monthly workshops focusing on supporting young people to develop their self-confidence and emotional intelligence are being rolled out by Karina Taoughlist, a self-confidence coach and founder of KT Confidence Coaching. The first of these workshops took place on January 24th. The workshops entail a talk on self-confidence, multimedia analysis to develop their capacity to think for ...read more
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Friday, February 01, 2019
Delivery timelines for all 2040 projects needed now  Cork Chamber tonight celebrated 200 years of championing business at its annual dinner held in Cork City Hall.Attended by guest of honour President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins, the event saw over 1,000 leading business and political figures come together to mark the bicentenary. In his address, Bill O’Connell, President of Cork Chamber, ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Friday, February 01, 2019
Zenith Technologies announced as Cork Company of the Year 2019Cork Emerging Company of the Year 2019 is VerifishCork SME Company of the Year 2019 is O’Flynn MedicalCork Large Company of the Year 2019 is WisetekCork Corporate of the Year 2019 is Zenith Technologies The most innovative of Cork businesses were tonight presented with the prestigious Cork Company of the Year Awards 2019 at Cork ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Thursday, January 31, 2019
Aircoach, Ireland's leading private bus and coach operator, has announced today that they are investing €2.4 million in their Cork-Dublin route, with the imminent introduction of seven state of the art new vehicles, demonstrating the company’s strong commitment to Cork, providing a 24 hour, seven days a week, transport service between these two important urban centers and Dublin Airport. This ...read more
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Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Read the Latest news about the N40 / Dunkettle / Shannonpark / Sarsfield Road Progress Updatehttps://www.dunkettle.ie/newsletters
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Wednesday, January 30, 2019
The Mardyke Arena UCC Corporate Wellness Programme has been designed to help your team modify their lifestyle and give them the tools they need to move towards their optimal state of wellbeing and performance. The Mardyke Arena UCC are committed to providing you with the resources and guidance to take charge of your own wellbeing and to make a positive change to your team’s lifestyle.About the ...read more
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Sunday, January 27, 2019
~ One Fab Day at Vienna Woods Country House Hotel ~Leading 4-Star Cork family-run hotel to host FREE Wedding Fayre on Sunday January 27th from 5pm – 7pmShowcasing the Venue’s Unique Wedding Offering  It may be just the start of 2019, but wedding season is fast approaching and for all those love-kissed couples who celebrated getting engaged over Christmas and New Year, or who plan to tie the knot ...read more
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Friday, January 25, 2019
Three new state-of-the-art vehicles have been added to the fleet at Cork Airport, as part of its continued investment in its policing and safety functions. The introduction of a hi-spec John Deere Gator Utility vehicle will improve the ability of the Airport Police Service (APS) to patrol and respond off-road and operate on all terrains during severe weather conditions. The second new addition ...read more
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Thursday, January 24, 2019
Brian Gallagher has been appointed as the new Head of Aviation Business Development at Cork Airport.   The new appointment comes as Cork Airport, Ireland’s second busiest and best connected international airport, enters its fourth year of consecutive growth, forecasting a 7% increase in passenger numbers for 2019.   Brian has more than seven years of experience working in aviation ...read more
Categories: New Appointments
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Maldron Hotel South Mall, Cork’s newest 4-star City Centre hotel opened its doors December. The hotel, located in the heart of the city’s business, shopping and entertainment district is the first to be built in 14 years.  Once the old Fire Offices and School of Anatomy for UCC, Maldron Hotel South Mall was purchased by Dalata in 2016 as a 125 bedroom with additional work commencing in 2017 at ...read more
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Wednesday, January 23, 2019
-Cork Chamber is the first Irish Chamber of Commerce to launch an initiative of this kind--Cork Chamber 1819 Fund to build community resilience-   To mark its 200th anniversary, Cork Chamber today launched a six-month community funding drive to raise €200,000, in partnership with Social Innovation Fund Ireland (SIFI). The Cork Chamber 1819 Fund will benefit Cork community initiatives with a ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
FitzGerald Legal & Advisory was launched on 18 December 2018. The firm prides itself on its boutique nature and offers a broad range of bespoke legal and advisory services to its clients. The decision to expand the span and depth of services provided by FitzGerald Legal & Advisory was made with regard to the ever-strengthening economy in Cork, the development of the city as a thriving business hub ...read more
Categories: Member News, New Appointments
Wednesday, January 09, 2019
Ireland’s largest annual conference for project managers is to be held in Cork for the first time in February. Over 300 delegates from across the country will attend the Ireland Chapter of Project Management Institute’s (PMI) national conference at Fota Island Resort, Cork on 28 February, where TV architect Dermot Bannon will deliver a keynote address. It is the first time that this prestigious ...read more
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Thursday, December 20, 2018
Open to everyone one-year and up from 10am-10pm, 365 days throughout the New Year, on a fee basis or as a covered benefit with Laya Healthcare and Irish Life Health, with onsite access to x-ray, MRI, ultrasound and CT scans. WHY WAIT? click on the below link to read more about Affidea's one-year anniversary:Affidea ExpressCare in The Elysian in Cork celebrates one-year anniversary
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Wednesday, November 28, 2018
City Regions Ireland Meet with Minister Eoghan Murphy to discuss Ireland’s 5 Cities New City Regions Ireland group launched today with 8 principles for the urban futureWednesday, 28th November. City Regions Ireland is a new group bringing together the Chambers of Commerce of Cork, Dublin, Galway, Limerick and Waterford- Ireland’s 5 cities as identified by the National Planning Framework, Ireland ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Monday, November 26, 2018
Cork Chamber and the British Embassy in Ireland have this morning launched a joint report: ‘Joining the Dots – Promoting Economic Opportunity between the UK and South West Ireland’ and agreed a programme of work to drive closer business and academic links.Among the key findings of the report are:93% of survey respondents envisage future potential for expanded collaboration between the UK and ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Thursday, November 22, 2018
Cork’s top hoteliers and tourism providers celebrated the best of their industry in style at the recent annual Irish Hotels Federation (IHF) Cork branch Tourism Dinner. The glitzy black-tie event, which took place in the Radisson Blu Hotel and Spa in Little Island, was attended by almost 450 tourism and hospitality professionals.   It celebrated the global landscape of the region’s tourism and ...read more
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Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Speaking at Cork Chamber’s 8th annual dinner held this evening Chamber President Bill O’Connell narrated a vision of Cork in 2030 underpinned by Government delivery of the National Development Plan without delay.  A thriving and diverse city region, facilitated by light rail, infrastructure, downtown living and access to waterways.   Held in the Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road in association with ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
“The world was a very different place 10 years ago, the internet was accessible predominantly from your desk. Instagram, Airbnb, Snapchat and Spotify didn’t exist and the world saw the introduction of the first generation iPhone,” reflected John Brennan, Director at ePresence Online Marketing, as he and his team mark 10 years in business.  Fast forward to 2018 and we live in a constantly ...read more
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Thursday, June 28, 2018
Cork Chamber of Commerce, the leading business organisation in Cork, has signed a two year contract with Spearline to use their General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance software solution Spearline Data Protection - Managed Service. Conor Healy, Chief Executive and Naoimh Frawley, Office Manager and Data Lead of Cork Chamber of Commerce met with Ciara Lucy, Managing Director of ...read more
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Tuesday, May 01, 2018
CIT student awarded inaugural Janssen scholarship The first Janssen / CIT Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Degree Scholarship has been awarded to Tadgh McCarthy, a student of Cork Institute of Technology’s Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology degree course.   The bursary, which will be awarded annually, is open to all first year students of CIT’s Pharmaceutical Biotechnology ...read more
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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