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Wednesday, April 17, 2019
The Nimbus Technology Gateway at Nimbus Research Centre is one of fifteen Enterprise Ireland Technology Gateways, providing businesses with innovative software and hardware technical research and development capabilities. Nimbus is the largest IoT applied research centre in Ireland with approximately 80 full time researchers and engineers on site. The Nimbus Gateway is a registered knowledge ...read more
Categories: Member News
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Leading Irish flexible workspace company Glandore, launches its national green initiative ahead of Earth Day 2019. An annual event celebrated on April 22, Earth Day is promoted through events worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection. A family business established in 2001, Glandore offers flexible workspace, private offices, coworking and event spaces across its nine locations ...read more
Categories: Member News
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Philip O’ Leary has been appointed as a board member to the Irish Banking Culture Board (“IBCB”). As Managing Partner and head of the Commercial Law Practice with leading Cork-based professional services firm FitzGerald Legal & Advisory, Philip has accumulated more than 20 years specialised experience in representing financial institutions in the areas of new lending, restructure, asset sales and ...read more
Categories: New Appointments
Friday, April 12, 2019
Irish Waters Leakage Reduction Programme works in the Victorian Quarter of Cork City.  The installation of the new water main on the south side of MacCurtain Street is nearing completion with a short section at the Kent Station side of the Summerhill Junction to be installed this coming week. This will facilitate the connection to the newly laid water main on the Lower Glanmire Road and ...read more
Categories: Member News
Friday, April 12, 2019
https://corkbusinessleague.ie/ The Sports Gear Direct Cork Business League is an adult amateur male junior soccer league which currently operates in the Autumn – Spring football season. Founded in 1953, still affectionately referred to as the ‘shipping league’, has provided junior football for teams representing their places of work for over half a century and recently celebrated its ...read more
Categories: Member News
Friday, April 12, 2019
Enguard are delighted to announce the launch of their new and improved GDPR e-learning training course. Article 39 of  the GDPR, outlines the requirement for all organisations to train their staff to awareness level. That is exactly what this course is aimed to do, in the simplest way possible. This course is ideal for anyone looking to train their staff, as it allows staff members the ...read more
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Thursday, April 11, 2019
PRESS RELEASE11 April 2019Analysing the results of Cork Chamber’s Quarter One Economic Trends Thomas McHugh, Director of Public Affairs commented, “The Q1 2019 shows a rise in business confidence to a very healthy 96% from the Cork business community, with 80% of businesses expecting an increase in turnover over the next 12 months. With the construction activity increasing in the City there is ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Leading Irish law firm, Comyn Kelleher Tobin (CKT), has announced the appointment of Cliona Kenny as Solicitor in the firm's Litigation and Healthcare departments. With almost 20 years working in all areas of litigation, specifically clinical litigation and medical negligence, Cliona brings a wealth of knowledge to one of Ireland’s largest healthcare teams. Cliona joins CKT’s senior team of ...read more
Categories: New Appointments
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Leading law firm, Comyn Kelleher Tobin (CKT), has become the first Irish law practise to welcome legal mental health charity LawCare to speak to all employees – solicitors, legal executives and support staff – about their services and how to ask for emotional support when needed.   LawCare is a registered charity that promotes and supports good mental health and wellbeing across the legal ...read more
Categories: Member News
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
VERDE LED, a Cork headquartered, leading Irish manufacturer of commercial energy saving LED lighting solutions, has announced details of a €5 million fund they now have available for customers to finance their energy efficient lighting needs. The announcement was made at this year’s SEAI Energy Show, held at the RDS, Dublin 4, on Thursday 28th of March – where VERDE LED shared a stand with ...read more
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Tuesday, April 09, 2019
The Cork World Book Fest is approaching its mid-teenage years – often difficult but thankfully not for this local festival which has global reach.   The festival starts, as always, on 23rd April which is UNECSCO World Book Day, and runs over five days, with back-to-back events all day and evening on Saturday 27th April, concluding with a celebration of new books by local writers. Events take ...read more
Categories: Member News
Monday, April 08, 2019
Simon Coveney, TD, Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs & Trade in the presence Mayor of the County of Cork Councillor Patrick Gerard Murphy has today (April 5) marked the official opening of Tabor Group’s ‘Tabor Fellowship House’ at Spur Hill, Doughcloyne, Cork. This development was supported by The Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government through Rebuilding Ireland, Cork ...read more
Categories: Member News
Friday, April 05, 2019
  SHE IS SUSTAINABLE CORK  Women for a sustainable future   All female panels of speakers talking about how Cork women can change the world, and attracting over 200 participants, men and women, in an interactive event.  That was She is Sustainable Cork, a conference on sustainability and women’s’ leadership, held on Saturday 30th March in the Western Gateway Building in UCC.  The event was ...read more
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Thursday, April 04, 2019
Cork Chamber has been shortlisted for three awards at the Chamber Awards 2019. Returning for the first time in 10 years, the awards seek to recognise the outstanding work of Chambers around the country. The shortlisted projects are:Event of the Year: Cork Chamber Annual Dinner 2019Most Successful Policy Campaign: Cork & Limerick Chambers ‘Gearing up for the M20 Cork-Limerick Motorway’Best ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Thursday, April 04, 2019
KMC Homes have long championed the customer in their end-to-end Design and Build Services for those building an exclusive new home. To this end they have developed a market leading client smartphome app where their clients can stay up to date with daily photographs from site, message their foreman, view their up to date account or check in on the project schedule. "Our goal is to make building ...read more
Categories: Member News
Thursday, April 04, 2019
Continue your education while you start your career.Griffith College's campuses in Dublin, Cork and Limerick have launched a Learn and Earn initiative, working with leading employers including the Central Bank of Ireland, and now being promoted to ISME (Irish SME Association) members nationwide. The initiative is aimed at school leavers who wish to enter the workplace immediately after second ...read more
Categories: Member News
Thursday, April 04, 2019
SeaFest and Cork Harbour Festival are coming together for Ireland’s biggest maritime celebration, which will take place in Cork this June. Cork City Council and the Inter-Departmental Marine Coordination Group (MCG) present SeaFest, a national free and family friendly maritime festival, at the Port of Cork on 7 - 9 June. This will be the culmination of a weeklong celebration of Ireland’s rich ...read more
Categories: Member News
Thursday, April 04, 2019
Cork hotelier Michael Magner has acquired full ownership of the historic Vienna Woods Hotel, along with his father in law Mr Brian Scully, having bought out the Fitzgerald family, for an undisclosed sum. Michael Magner purchased the hotel in 2006 in partnership with The Fitzgerald family, owners of the four-star Fitzgerald’s Woodlands House Hotel & Spa in Adare, Co. Limerick. Together they ...read more
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Tuesday, April 02, 2019
No sooner had the Oscars® red carpet been rolled up, than Cork Film Festival had some exciting news of its own from the Academy. The Festival's Documentary Short Award has been approved by the Academy to be added to the Oscar®-qualifying Festival list. This means that the winner of this Award at Cork Film Festival 2019 this November will automatically join the long list for the Oscars® in ...read more
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Tuesday, April 02, 2019
Cork Convention Bureau (CCB) will host its 7th annual business tourism showcase, Keep Cork Meeting, at Pairc Ui Chaoimh on Thursday 11th April from 7.30am to 12 noon.  The event is ideal for anyone involved in organising events and meetings in Cork.   Keep Cork Meeting, which is Ireland’s longest running meetings and events expo, aims to encourage more conferences, meetings and events in Cork, ...read more
Categories: Member News
Tuesday, April 02, 2019
Cork Airport, Ireland’s second busiest international airport, has introduced a new road traffic management system to facilitate growing passenger numbers.  The measures include investment in an upgrade of the forecourt, improved access to car parks, improved signage, a new two-way road system to the Red Express car park and enhanced public transport lanes, all designed to improve road traffic ...read more
Categories: Member News
Monday, April 01, 2019
Sandra Maher is bringing Thinking Into Results to Cork. Developed by world-renowned success expert Bob Proctor and corporate attorney Sandy Gallagher. Thinking Into Results is building the motivation, effectiveness and entrepreneurial capacity of individuals, teams and corporations the world over.  It is the result of 50+ years of dedicated study and research around human potential. It’s ...read more
Categories: Member News
Monday, April 01, 2019
 mytaxi has committed to supporting social enterprises in Cork city and County with a  donation of €10,000 to the Cork Chamber 1819 Fund.  The fund being promoted by Cork Chamber aims to raise €100,000 over the six-months to July 2019. All funds raised will be matched by Social Innovation Fund Ireland (SIFI) euro for euro, from the Dormant Accounts Fund and will go directly to Cork community ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Member News
Friday, March 29, 2019
Opportunities across the Atlantic – Canada Calls Exploring Export and Investment Potential in the Canadian Market Ireland's first whole-of-Government strategy for the US and Canada under the Global Ireland Initiative will see Ireland doubling its impact in both jurisdictions, through investment, political and economic engagement, cultural promotion and partnership with our diaspora up to 2025. ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Cork Institute of Technology presents Alumni Awards Cork Institute of Technology’s Faculty of Business and Humanities honoured three of its most prestigious graduates at an Alumni Awards Dinner. CIT celebrated Anne O’Leary, CEO, Vodafone Ireland, Donncha O’Callaghan, former Munster and Ireland Rugby Player, and sculptor, Eilís O’Connell. Each was presented with an specially commissioned award ...read more
Categories: Member News
Monday, March 25, 2019
Almost 70 professionals from legal, engineering, construction and the insurance industry gathered last week at the Clayton Hotel, Lapp's Quay, Cork to enjoy an insightful discussion on Alternative Dispute Resolution and its growing popularity in Ireland.   Organised by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and sponsored by Comyn Kelleher Tobin, the annual event heard from Lorraine O'Sullivan, ...read more
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Monday, March 25, 2019
Cork Airport, Ireland’s fastest growing and most punctual airport, today opened a new Airport Control Centre (ACC) and purpose-built office suite following a further significant investment in the airport by daa. The two new facilities were officially opened this morning by An Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs & Trade, Simon Coveney TD.   Managing Director at Cork Airport, Niall ...read more
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Monday, March 25, 2019
Today, fudi&more® officially opened the doors to the company’s new eatery in St Patrick’s Woolen Mills, Douglas, less than one year after the ribbon was cut at their second location in Eden Hall on the Model Farm Road. The demand for their food and service has accelerated the company’s expansion and plans are already in place to open another location north of the city by summer 2019.  Fudi&more ...read more
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Friday, March 22, 2019
Dassault Systèmes Expands Irish Presence in Cork Dassault Systèmes today announced the official opening of a new, high tech office in Cork, doubling its office space in an ongoing commitment to innovation and growth in the regionCork – March 21st 2019Dassault Systèmes opened their new office in Phoenix House, Monahan Road, Cork today (March 21st). The French Ambassador H.E. Stéphane Crouzat ...read more
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Friday, March 22, 2019
CEC-Cork English College are making an effort to reduce waste in their city centre language school by banning all single use plastic from all of their premises.The school which has been established for more than 40 years has always made a conscious effort to be kind to the environment. This year they are taking another step forward and banning the use of all single use plastics in the school, ...read more
Categories: New Appointments, Member News
Thursday, March 21, 2019
The Sunday Business Post list the 100 Hot Irish Start Ups every year. We believed we could and we did - we remember looking at this list last year and wishing we were on it - and here we are today. Delighted for the whole team at @Employmum for this accolade - we recognised that there was a need for a flexible recruitment service and we worked hard to make it happen - even more proud of the fact ...read more
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Thursday, March 21, 2019
Support Cork Midsummer Festival by becoming a festival patron - reduced rates for Cork Chamber members! Cork Midsummer Festival is one of Ireland's leading multidisciplinary arts festivals, platforming and present the best of local, national and international performance including theatre, music, dance, opera, visual art and more. Running from 13 - 23 June 2019, this year's festival will be ...read more
Categories: Member News
Thursday, March 14, 2019
We are very excited to have Anne (Gough) O'Gorman come on board the Employmum team. With over 15 years Recruitment and Career Coaching, HR Services, and Management experience within a target driven and fast paced moving environment, Anne has gained extensive experience of working closely with various Multinational, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, SSC, ICT and indigenous industries throughout ...read more
Categories: New Appointments
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Whether playing a leadership role within your organisation or interacting with your customers, your ‘performance’ is key to a successful outcome. The Everyman and Real Learning bring this inspiring and innovative Business Skills Training & Development Programme to the Everyman stage. Using stage techniques and theatre skills, this programme promises to increase you and your staff’s impact, ...read more
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Monday, March 11, 2019
Barry Group Race and Taste Festival brings the best in Cork food, music and racing to Cork Racecourse for new two-day eventBarry Group Race and Taste Festival Cork Racecourse Mallow Co Cork Friday May 10 - Saturday May 11 A brand new two-day festival celebrating the best in Cork food, music and horse racing has been launched by Cork Racecourse, set to take place over May 10 - 11. The ...read more
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Monday, March 11, 2019
The Centre for Advanced Photonics and Process Analysis (CAPPA) is a research centre of Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) conducting both applied and fundamental research on photonics for applications in areas as diverse as telecommunications, pharmaceutical, medical, food and beverage. The activities of CAPPA have two main foci: Innovation for Industry and Advanced Research. In the Innovation for ...read more
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Thursday, February 28, 2019
Need for increased regionalisation highlighted at national project management conferenceOver 300 delegates are attending the Ireland Chapter of Project Management Institute’s (PMI) sold-out annual national conference in Cork today (28 February). The conference, with headline sponsor EY, heard that strategic project management of regional infrastructure is vital to ensure stabilisation and future ...read more
Categories: Member News
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Cork Airport, Ireland’s second busiest and best connected international airport, is to host the top communications specialists from some of Europe's largest airports this week at the Airports Council International (ACI) Europe Digital Communications Forum.    Brexit and its implications for air travellers will be among the topics to be discussed at the two-day forum, which takes place from 21 ...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
-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, 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