Inspiring.ie launches with the roll out of its branches and Ireland’s first connections agency for women in business

Inspiring.ie is the new connections agency for women in business from all counties on the Island of Ireland that will see a branch established in each county and a local President appointed to lead it. Speaking at the launch in Cork, Founder Michael Mulcahy said: “I have been involved in the women in business sector for…

‘Anna May – Banríon An Ploug’ – The story of the real ploughing champion

The National Ploughing Championships have captured the hearts and imaginations of the nation, particularly in recent years. Staged in the early Autumn, the event has grown from a mere 40 entries at the 1931 inaugural competition to become Europe’s largest outdoor exhibition and trade show. Held over three days, it has long ceased to be…

Tyndall welcomes €8 million in disruptive technologies innovation funding

One of Europe’s leading technology research centres, Tyndall National Institute at University College Cork, will be involved in four key industry projects worth several million following the recent announcement of the Disruptive Technologies Innovation Funding. Tyndall teams, in collaboration with industry partners, will be driving disruptive innovation on the key areas of connected health, smart…

It Takes a Village festival announce first round of acts!

Friday May 10 – Sunday May 12 2019 Trabolgan Holiday Village, East Cork Strictly over 21’s The first round of confirmed acts: Gilles Peterson Herbert Sista Nancy The Herbaliser Saint Sister Don Letts Lisa O’Neill Snapped Ankles New Jackson Meltybrains? Katie Kim Pillow Queens Colm K Bantum Ships Nialler9 AE MAK Happyalone Kevin Barry Lisa McInerney Cormac…

Win free flights with Cork Airport’s 12 days of Christmas competition

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 today 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…

National cyber security cluster Cyber Ireland announced by IDA Ireland and Cork Institute of Technology

An initiative to establish a national cyber security cluster in Ireland has been announced. Facilitated by Cork Institute of Technology (CIT), the national cluster will be called Cyber Ireland and is supported by IDA Ireland. It will provide a collective voice to represent the needs of the cyber security sector across the country and will…

Cork Airport to welcome 149,000 passengers over the festive season

Approximately 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.…