Inistioge, Kilkenny, wins gold at European Tidy Towns

County Kilkenny’s picture-postcard Inistioge has won Gold in the prestigious Entene Florale competition – the European version of the Tidy Towns competition. The announcement was made last night at a ceremony in Tullamore, Offaly. Cathaoirleach of Kilkenny County Council, Eamon Aylward, said it was “an incredible achievement” for the village. The European judges placed Inistioge,…

Cork-based Corporate Travel Management partners with US company FROSCH to form FROSCH CTM

Deirdre Fitzgerald, Angela Walsh, Maria Murphy FROSCH CTM Corporate Travel Management (CTM), Ireland’s leading independent travel management company, has announced a partnership with US-based multinational travel management company, FROSCH, to establish FROSCH CTM, effective immediately. FROSCH has acquired a 50% equity interest in CTM, who are headquartered in Cork. Established in 2000, CTM has a workforce…

Leading Irish law firm Matheson opens new Cork office to support increasing growth in domestic and international client base in Munster region

Photo: Diane Kane Irish law firm Matheson has today, Monday September 24 announced that it has established an office in Cork to support its continually growing domestic and international client base in the Munster region. The opening of the firm’s new Cork office will increase its physical proximity to its already significant range of multinational…

Conference agrees cost of land, lack of supply and action are key factors holding back housing solution

The time for talking is over. This is the message that came through loud and clear from a number of high profile speakers at a conference organised to debate the thorny issue of tackling the housing crisis.  Hosted by leading law firm, P.J. O’Driscoll & Sons, and moderated by journalist and broadcaster, Matt Cooper, the…

New Ambassadors present Credentials at Áras an Uachtaráin

Their Excellencies, the Ambassadors of Switzerland, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and the Republic of Tunisia presented their Letters of Credence to the President at Áras an Uachtaráin. H.E. Mr. Louis-José Touron, Ambassador of Switzerland was accompanied by his spouse, Mrs. Elisabeth Alcyone Touron and Colonel Martin Lerch, Defence Attaché. H.E. Mr. Choe Il, Ambassador of the…

PHOTOS: Cork’s Technology Network Breakfast Briefing on Industrial Artificial Intelligence

Tim Horgan, Head of Computer Science CIT with  Deirdre Bevan, Accenture Digital and Oonagh O’Shea, Senior Manager at Accenture Digital, pictured using assisted reality headsets, discussed their impact on the future of the manufacturing sector at the CEIA, Cork’s Technology Network Breakfast Briefing on Industrial Artificial Intelligence.

Photos: Gerard McCarthy Photography

Cork leads the way in Global Service Design Conference for Ireland

Cork County Council is pleased to announce its partnership with the eleventh annual Service Design Global Conference, which takes place in Dublin on October 11 and 12 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 County Council was…

Cork company Smarttech247 brings cybersecurity event to Washington, DC ahead of US midterm elections

The transformation of the digital world will be in the spotlight in Washington DC next month when Irish firm, Smarttech247 brings its cybersecurity event to the heart of the US capital. How the digital domain has transformed from allowing us to communicate instantaneously and provide transparency in government to being exploited by criminals and spies…