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Tuesday, December 18, 2018
The Centre for Advanced Photonics and Process Analysis (CAPPA) would like to invite you to a free seminar focusing on how to enhance your business through collaboration and state funding. Date: Thursday 31st JanuaryTime: 9.30 – 12.30Venue: South Court Hotel Limerick   Here you will learn about:·         Integrating innovation into your business·         Understanding State Funding ...read more
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Monday, December 17, 2018
Leading law firm, Comyn Kelleher Tobin, (CKT) has announced three strategic appointments following a year of growth. With offices in Cork and Dublin, the firm has appointed two Partners and a Marketing Manager to their 60 strong team of professionals. Yvonne Joyce joins the firm’s Litigation practice with Sinead Fitzgerald promoted to Partner within the firm’s nationally recognised Childcare and ...read more
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Monday, December 17, 2018
What can you get for the lady in your life who really deserves something special? For a truly thoughtful treat, book tickets to a unique Women’s Little Christmas event! The ‘Ladies Lunch and Fashion Showcase’ in aid of Breakthrough Cancer Research, takes place on Sunday 6th January from 12-5pm in the luxurious surroundings of the Cork International Hotel. Now in its 8th year, the event offers an ...read more
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Thursday, December 13, 2018
Twenty free flights will be given away by Cork Airport over the coming 12 days as part of a festive countdown to Christmas Day. Commencing from 13 December on the airport’s social media platforms, the 12 Days of Christmas competition will see pairs of return tickets to Boston Providence with Norwegian, along with European favourites like Nice and Dubrovnik with Aer Lingus up for grabs.   Return ...read more
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Wednesday, December 12, 2018
MAJOR CHARITY ‘NRG FOOD APPEAL’ LAUNCHED The first ever NRG Food Appeal launched with the aim of helping three Cork charities in the run up to Christmas. Organisers are appealing for help from the people of Cork to fill a container with food for: Penny Dinners, Feed Cork and the Chocolate Box Appeal. They are asking people to bring non perishable goods and chocolates to various drop-off points ...read more
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Wednesday, December 12, 2018
149,000 passengers are expected to travel through Cork Airport this Christmas and New Year, with Friday, December 21 the busiest day for arrivals.  The numbers forecasted to arrive and depart at Ireland’s second largest and best-connected international airport over the Christmas and New Year period are up 3.5% compared with the same time last year.  The growth at Cork Airport is driven by new ...read more
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Friday, December 07, 2018
On Monday 3rd Dec 2018 Dress for Success, Cork held an event in The Metropole Hotel, Cork to mark the Charitys' 5th Birthday. To celebrate they also announced that they will be hosting a Fashion Show event on the 1st March 2019. The Lord Mayor of Cork, Councillor Mick Finn attended the event and congratulated Dress for Success on the very important role it plays women lives, their families and ...read more
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Monday, December 03, 2018
Calling everyone who studied at UCC! We want to get to know you better so that we can design services that will support you and all our alumni. Our first all-alumni survey takes only ten minutes to complete and gives you the chance to tell us a bit about your student experiences and about where you are now. You will also get a chance to write a message to the President of UCC, Professor ...read more
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Monday, December 03, 2018
Cork Airport’s Charity of the Year programme has won the Social Good – Corporate award at the Ireland Chapter of Project Management Institute’s (PMI) prestigious National Project Awards 2018. The announcement was made at the black-tie Gala dinner at the offices of headline sponsor PwC on Spencer Dock, Dublin on 29 November.   The Social Good – Corporate 2018 award, sponsored by AIB, recognises ...read more
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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
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
 MAJOR CHARITY FOOD APPEAL LAUNCHED The first ever NRG Food Energy Appeal launched today (Tuesday, 27th Nov) with the aim of helping three Cork charities in the run up to Christmas.  Organisers are appealing for help from the people of Cork to fill a container with food for: Penny Dinners, Feed Cork and the Chocolate Box Appeal.  They are asking people to bring non perishable goods and ...read more
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Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Ronan Daly Jermyn announces partnership promotions for 2018Ronan Daly Jermyn (RDJ) has announced the appointment of four Partners across the Firm’s banking and finance, employment, healthcare and litigation practices. This brings the total number of Partners within the firm to 47. The new partners are Cian Fenton (Banking and Finance), Peter Groarke (Healthcare), Louise Smith (Litigation and ...read more
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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
Friday, November 23, 2018
Press Release  23 November 2018   Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards:  Clare County Council named Local Authority of the Year 2018  Clare County Council was yesterday (22 November 2018) named Local Authority of the Year at the Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards. The 15th annual Awards ceremony was held in association with the Department of Housing, ...read more
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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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Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Spinal Injuries Ireland Tall Ships Challenge 2019CHALLENGE YOURSELF LIKE NEVER BEFOREMay 2019, Spinal Injuries Ireland is embarking on their inaugural Tall Ships Challenge; their flagship, fully inclusive, fundraising challenge in aid of Spinal Injuries Ireland’s services. Led by Corkonian and Ireland’s most decorated Paralympian athlete, John Twomey, Spinal Injuries Ireland are setting sail on an ...read more
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Wednesday, November 21, 2018
On November 22nd, The Hazelton Clinic celebrates 10 years listening and understanding the people of Cork, and across Ireland.  Since its establishment in 2008, The Hazelton Clinic has consistently catered for the mental health needs of the people of Ireland.  With an excellent panel of highly qualified and experienced male and female Counsellors / Psychotherapists as well as  adult & child ...read more
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Wednesday, November 21, 2018
The Hazelton Clinic welcomes Drama Therapist Alexandra Tyndale to the team! Having obtained a degree in Psychology in London, Alexandra worked as a support worker in mental health projects and gained a certificate in Counselling skills before completing her MA in Drama and movement therapy.She has worked with many client groups including the elderly, refugees and asylum seekers, children in ...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, November 20, 2018
Cork Chamber has tonight awarded the ‘Outstanding Contribution to Business Award’ 2018 to Mr. Frank Boland at Cork Chamber’s Dublin Dinner. Mr. Boland accepted the award in front of more than 600 leading political and business people this evening in Clayton Hotel Burlington Road. This is the eight year the award has been presented at the Chamber’s annual Dublin black-tie event. Frank Boland ...read more
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Tuesday, November 20, 2018
300th Anniversary Deserves Premiere Concert   This year has been a special one for Triskel Arts Centre – they turned 40, they moved their renowned ECM Weekend into the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival and Christchurch, their main auditorium, celebrated 300 years since the laying of the foundation stone. To mark this tercentenary, they commissioned Irish composer Ian Wilson to write a piece, ...read more
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Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Cork company ApisProtect receives €1.5 million investment boost to create 25 new jobs.   Seed Round Drives Global Expansion for Award Winning Internet of Things Technology Company  Cork, Ireland and Salinas, Calif. – November 20th, 2018 –ApisProtect, an Irish agtech innovator using the Internet of Things (IoT) to monitor honey bee colonies, today announced the close of a €1.5 million seed round ...read more
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Tuesday, November 20, 2018
OrthoXel is a specialist orthopaedic trauma company, using innovative engineering design to evolve truly next generation fracture fixation devices. OrthoXel is delighted to announce that following United States FDA 510k and CE mark clearance for the Apex Tibial Nailing System, the new Apex Femoral Nailing System has been granted European CE Mark, following the FDA 510(k) earlier in the ...read more
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Tuesday, November 20, 2018
 Chef Adrian Hillgrove head’s up kitchen at Fitzgerald’s Vienna Woods Hotel following €1m renovation investment Corkman Adrian Hillgrove has been appointed as the new Executive Head Chef at Cork's much-loved Vienna Woods Country House Hotel. This exciting appointment comes on the back of a €1million investment to renovate all guest rooms and suites in the family-run 48-bedroom property.  The ...read more
Categories: New Appointments, Member News
Friday, November 09, 2018
The Minister of State at the Department of Health with responsibility for Health Promotion and the National Drugs Strategy, today visited Fellowship House at Doughcloyne, Cork (part of the Tabor Group). Minister Byrnes visit focused on the redevelopment of the facilities at Fellowship House   March 2017, Tabor Group embarked on a €4.8 million redevelopment of its facilities at Fellowship House ...read more
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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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Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Campion Insurance are delighted to announce the appointment fo Kirst Collins as commercial account executive in our Cork office. Kristy joins us from RSA Insurance London where she was responsible for the managment and placement of large global programmes. Kristy is CIP qualified & will focus on business development  in the Munster region.
Categories: New Appointments
Thursday, October 18, 2018
The Cork Hospitality HR Round Table reached its 3rd year when the group met at The Kingsley Hotel on 27th September last. The first meeting also held at The Kingsley in September 2015. The group originally formed as a support for HR Managers in the Hospitality industry has gone from strength to strength with over 20 Hotel members with renowned speakers attending their bi-monthly meetings. Founded ...read more
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Wednesday, October 03, 2018
Spirit of selflessness shines brightly as Mercy Stars are presented to individuals and groups who go above and beyond for the Mercy Hospital  Friday, September 28th saw the spirit of selflessness shining brightly in Cork as the individuals, teams, and fundraising volunteers who go above and beyond for patients and colleagues at The Mercy University Hospital, were officially recognised at the ...read more
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Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Spearline is delighted to announce a three year partnership with Autism Assistance Dogs Ireland (AADI). Spearline’s software solution Spearline Data Protection will be used by Autism Assistance Dogs Ireland to manage and demonstrate their entire General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance programme. Ciara Lucy, Managing Director of Spearline met with Nuala Geraghty, CEO of AADI and ...read more
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Monday, September 24, 2018
Success has a low-calorie flavour as Milis Bio is named Bank of Ireland/IGNITE Business of the Year 2018 Milis Bio, a company which designs protein based low-calorie flavourings, has been named as the Bank of Ireland/IGNITE Business of the Year for 2018. Milis Bio intends to offer ingredients designed bespoke and licensed exclusively to each client, offering not only a flavouring solution, but ...read more
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Friday, September 21, 2018
Cork leads the way in Global Service Design Conference for Ireland Cork County Council is pleased to announce its partnership with the 11th annual Service Design Global Conference, which takes place in Dublin on October 11th and 12th and has a strong Cork presence throughout.   New York, Amsterdam and Madrid have all played host to this dynamic global conference in the past, and this year Cork ...read more
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Friday, September 14, 2018
Rugby Legends Line Out for the Mercy Cancer Appeal  This November, the Mercy Hospital Foundation has enlisted the help of some of Ireland’s best-known and loved rugby legends to “tackle” men’s cancer and raise funds for The Mercy Cancer Appeal. On Friday, November 9th Ronan O’Gara, Brent Pope, Alan Quinlan, Tony Ward and Donncha O’Callaghan will join pundit and former Irish international, Donal ...read more
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Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Imperial Hotel’s Escape Spa named ‘Spa of the Year’ at the Irish Hair & Beauty Awards 2018   The Imperial Hotel’s Escape Spa has won the coveted accolade of ‘Spa of the Year’, as voted by the general public, at the Irish Hair & Beauty Awards 2018.   Over 600 of Ireland’s elite beauty professionals, including the dedicated team from Cork City’s only urban spa, gathered at the Crowne Plaza ...read more
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Thursday, August 16, 2018
A team effort for #TeamMercy – Join the Mercy Hospital Foundation for this year’s Women’s Mini Marathon on Sunday, September 16th   The Mercy Hospital Foundation is inviting you join #TeamMercy and be part of one of Cork’s biggest teams for Cork’s Mini Marathon on Sunday, September 16th. By joining you will lead the race against cancer by raising funds for The Mercy Cancer Appeal, funding ...read more
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Friday, July 20, 2018
The Imperial Hotel is pleased to announce the appointment of Chef Jerome Joyce as the new Executive Head Chef at the Flynn family owned hotel.  Cork man Jerome takes great pride in delivering exceptional customer experiences at the city centre hotel, and has created a new A La Carte menu which has just been launched in the hotel’s Pembroke Restaurant, where diners can expect to enjoy culinary ...read more
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Friday, July 20, 2018
The Imperial Hotel is pleased to announce the appointment of Chef Jerome Joyce as the new Executive Head Chef at the Flynn family owned hotel.  Cork man Jerome takes great pride in delivering exceptional customer experiences at the city centre hotel, and has created a new A La Carte menu which has just been launched in the hotel’s Pembroke Restaurant, where diners can expect to enjoy culinary ...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
Categories: Chamber, Member News
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Members of Cork Chamber will be able to enjoy a range of new facilities and benefits as a result of a new partnership announced between Cork Chamber and REPUBLIC OF WORK.   The partnership, CHAMBER REPUBLIC, will see Cork Chamber and Republic of Work cooperate in a wide range of areas, including:     All Chamber members can avail of one FREE full days free co-working, with a discounted rate of ...read more
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Monday, May 21, 2018
Our favourite day of the month is nearly upon us! That’s right, Feel Good Friday returns this week, May 25th, for the 2018 edition and its set to be an absolute cracker!  What’s happening? We are delighted to team up with the incredibly talented team at Music Generation this Feel Good Friday to be a part of MayHUM. The crew have put together a stellar line-up of events for this coming Feel Good ...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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Monday, April 09, 2018
River Lee Hotel charity partnership to benefit Mercy Kids + Teens Appeal   The River Lee Hotel is pleased to announce that it has selected The Mercy Hospital Foundation as its official charity partner for 2018. Fundraising efforts will support the Mercy Kids + Teens Appeal, through which the Foundation aims to raise €100,000 for paediatric services at The Mercy University Hospital by ...read more
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Tuesday, February 27, 2018
The stage is set for one of the most exciting collaborations in the history of Irish theatre between Cork Opera House and University College Cork. An eight-year partnership will see these two organisations work together to educate and inspire the next generation of arts managers, creative practitioners and professionals which will have a significant impact on the arts industry. The collaboration ...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
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
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
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
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
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