€120m GREEN ENERGY FACILITY PLANNED FOR CORK CREATING 85 JOBS Green Hydrogen produced by EI-H2 will significantly decarbonise Cork’s lower harbour

Green energy company – EI-H2 – has announced plans for Ireland’s first Green Hydrogen facility. The new company intends to seek planning permission for a 50MW electrolysis plant in Aghada, County Cork, which when operational will remove 63,000 tonnes of carbon emissions annually from Irish industry and power generation. Upon completion, the site will be…

A light bulb moment New EU energy labels – what is changing?

New energy labels are coming into effect to bring EU consumers a better understanding of their carbon footprint and energy consumption. Irish lighting company Solus outline what exactly is changing when the mandatory new European Commission energy labelling regulations come into effect on September 1st, 2021 A brand-new version of the widely-recognised EU energy label…

Investwise Financial Planning opens new office in Horgan’s Quay, Cork city

Fee-based financial planning is the future as clients shun opaque commissions     Investwise Financial Planning has opened a new office in the impressive Horgan’s Quay development, Cork city centre, headed up by Blarney resident Liam O’Riordan. One of Ireland’s few fee-based, privately-owned financial advice firms, Investwise Financial Planning offers expertise in financial planning, wealth management,…

Minister Browne welcomes passing by the Oireachtas of Personal Insolvency (Amendment) Bill 2020

Bill makes practical changes to ensure that borrowers have effective access to personal insolvency legislation, despite the COVID-19 pandemic Measures will help borrowers at risk of losing their homes Bill removes a barrier to borrowers applying for court review, if creditors refuse a personal insolvency proposal that includes their home mortgage arrears Bill removes obstacle…

Clonakilty Food Co. welcomes Cork LGFA to the family with three-year sponsorship deal

Clonakilty Food Co., the West Cork family run business and makers of Clonakilty Blackpudding, today announced their sponsorship of Cork LGFA’s Underage Championship teams. Their three-year partnership incorporates the sponsorship of Cork LGFA’s three Championship underage sides U-14, U-16 and U-18, Football Development Academies, Summer Camps and sleeve sponsor of the Senior Cork Ladies. Previous underage…

The iNua Collection announces 350 new jobs including 40 jobs at The Radisson Blu Hotel, Cork

Irish hotel group The iNua Collection is creating 350 new jobs in preparation for reopening their nine hotels from 2nd June, with jobs being created in the reception, accommodation, kitchen, bar, restaurant, leisure centre & spa departments. The Radisson Blu Hotel in Little Island, Cork is part of The iNua Collection and is recruiting 40 new…

UCC and the Cork Region to Benefit from Atlantic Bridge University Fund II

€80M investment fund for next generation of global companies emanating from Ireland’s Universities cornerstoned by research and innovation UCC, TCD and UCD    University College Cork, UCC today confirmed its involvement in the Atlantic Bridge University Fund II, the second university focused venture fund managed by Atlantic Bridge with a remit to invest in new…

Our Rural Future: Minister Humphreys announces call for Category 2 applications to the €1 Billion Rural Regeneration and Development Fund

Heather Humphreys, TD – Minister of Social Protection, Community and Rural Development and the Islands,, Our Rural Future launch Funding to support landmark regeneration projects that will transform Rural Ireland Communities urged to put forward projects that will drive economic growth, combat dereliction and breathe new life into town centres Strong focus on converting old…

Chris Mee Group announces acquisition of Emergency Response Training owned by John Lynch

The Chris Mee Group is pleased to announce its first strategic acquisition with the support of our strategic investor, Erisbeg.  The Chris Mee Group has acquired Emergency Response Training.   Chris Mee said “… we are delighted to welcome John Lynch and his very skilled team into the Chris Mee Group family.  This move will further strengthen our…