Lack of staff accommodation is a major issue for the tourism industry – says leading hotelier

Lack of staff accommodation is a major issue for the tourism industry – says leading hotelier

“By 2025, Ireland’s hotel industry will need 80,000 to 100,000 extra people and that’s on top of the 230,000 people already employed, and excluding spin-off industries.” Rising and escalating costs, accommodation and finding the right team members are the key challenges facing the tourism industry here in Ireland. This is according to ...

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Cork entrepreneur heads to Tullamore for National ILDN Enterprise Award Finals

Cork entrepreneur heads to Tullamore for National ILDN Enterprise Award Finals

Ky Ky Kids to represent southern region at ILDN National Enterprise Awards Cork entrepreneur, Sharon McDermott of Ky Ky Kids, has won a place at the Irish Local Development Network (ILDN) National Enterprise Awards in Tullamore on May 16. Nominated by Cork City City Partnership, Sharon will compete with entrepreneurs ...

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US AMBASSADOR TO IRELAND EXPECTED TO BE CONFIRMED

US AMBASSADOR TO IRELAND EXPECTED TO BE CONFIRMED

The new US Ambassador to Ireland Edward F Crawford is expected to have his nomination finally confirmed this week by the US Senate. The 80 year old billionaire businessman has family in Cork and has been a regular visitor here and is related to the Crawford family of Beamish & ...

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Celebrating entrepreneurship at the Rubicon Centre, Cork Institute of Technology

Celebrating entrepreneurship at the Rubicon Centre, Cork Institute of Technology

The Rubicon Centre at Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) congratulated 12 entrepreneurs on successfully completing the Enterprise Ireland sponsored New Frontiers Programme at a Showcase and Awards ceremony. Speaking at the event, Dr Barry O’Connor, CIT President, said: “Today is a very special day as we celebrate the hard work, ...

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Voxpro – powered by TELUS International will partner with Down Syndrome Cork in a Day of Giving event

Voxpro – powered by TELUS International will partner with Down Syndrome Cork in a Day of Giving event

Voxpro team members will transform one acre of unused land into a commercial growing space for their charity partner, Field of Dreams. On Saturday, May 18, 2019, Voxpro – powered by TELUS International will hold its first ever Irish TELUS Days of Giving event in Cork. TELUS International provides multilingual ...

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John Kerry is to deliver a keynote address at Our Ocean Wealth Summit in Cork this June

John Kerry is to deliver a keynote address at Our Ocean Wealth Summit in Cork this June

The environmentalist and former US Secretary of State will speak at the event, June 9 & 10. Ireland’s Our Ocean Wealth Summit ‘Shared Voices from Island Nations’ brings island nations and global leaders together. Former US Secretary of State John Kerry has been announced as a keynote speaker at Ireland’s ...

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‘Rebel Sleeping Out’ for Focus Ireland

‘Rebel Sleeping Out’ for Focus Ireland

The Rebel Sleep-Out took place on April 13th at Cork City FC Bishopstown Training Ground to show support for the men, women and children experiencing homelessness and to raise vital funds for Focus Ireland’s work.

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520 Years of Service Celebrated at Cork Hotels

520 Years of Service Celebrated at Cork Hotels

Trigon Hotels celebrated the “Inaugural Long Service and Dedication Awards 2019” recently when 50 members of the Trigon team received accolades. In total, 20 people received five year certs, 17 people were awarded 10 year certs, seven people were given 15 year certs. When it came to the longest serving ...

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Namaste! Dublin GAA Star & Yoga Instructor,  Michael Darragh Macauley, the Face of New Yoga Exercise DVD for People with Lung Fibrosis

Namaste! Dublin GAA Star & Yoga Instructor, Michael Darragh Macauley, the Face of New Yoga Exercise DVD for People with Lung Fibrosis

Dublin GAA footballer, yoga instructor and patron of the Irish Lung Fibrosis Association, Michael Darragh Macauley, is the face of a newly-launched yoga exercise DVD for people with lung fibrosis. Yoga has been shown to provide benefits to people with lung fibrosis in helping their health and well-being through improved breathing, mobility, ...

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Cork’s Councils embark on awareness campaign in advance of the changes to Cork City’s boundary

Cork’s Councils embark on awareness campaign in advance of the changes to Cork City’s boundary

Cork County Council and Cork City Council have begun an awareness campaign to ensure that the 85,000 citizens impacted are aware of the change which takes effect on May 31, 2019. Areas such as Ballincollig, Blarney, Tower, Glanmire, Douglas, Donnybrook, Grange, Frankfield, Rochestown and Togher are set to transfer from ...

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