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 Cork County Council to Cork…

Cork entrepreneurs recognised for innovation in hospitality 

Patrick and Miriam Mulcahy of Ballinwillin House Farm in Mitchelstown, Co Cork have received the 2019 Innovation in Hospitality accolade at the Irish Hotel Awards. Now in its third year, the annual awards took place in Galway with over 300 guests representing hospitality professionals from across Ireland. The couple, who purchased the 18th-century Ballinwillin House in…

Deirdre Clune and Karen O’Reilly give their opinion on securing a better work-life balance for parents

Securing a better work-life balance for working parents has moved a step forward. MEPs voted in favour today of the agreement reached by the Council and the Parliament on the Work-Life Balance Directive. Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune said: “This is a great step towards a better work-life balance for all working parents and towards…

The untold story of how one of the worst disaster’s at sea was followed by almost a century of silence in Belfast.

  Titanic Belfast – City of a Thousand Launches TG4 10th April 9.30pm Featuring extensive archive footage, survivor accounts and interviews with world renowned Titanic experts, City of a Thousand Launches is the untold story of how one of the worst disasters at sea was followed by almost a century of silence in Belfast.   While there…

Diplomat Northern Ireland Interview with the Consul General of the United States of America in Northern Ireland Elizabeth Kennedy Trudeau

Northern Ireland can boast of having the second oldest Consul General of the United States of America, established in 1796 during the Presidency of George Washington. Elizabeth Kennedy Trudeau, who arrived in Belfast towards the end of last year as the new Consul General, speaks with DIPLOMAT NI’s Jerome Mullen. JM. Thank you Consul General for…

Cork’s ICT sector primed for growth with €300million worth of city centre property developments underway

Some of the brightest, most innovative and forward-thinking minds in the world of IT will descend on Cork City on May 9 for the eighth instalment of Tech Summit, hosted by it@cork and held at Cork City Hall. Every year hundreds of attendees from all over Europe convene at the event to be enlightened, informed and…

Inglot cosmetics is celebrating its 10th birthday and there are exciting plans on the horizon

The juggernaut beauty brand is expanding in Ireland and in the UK. Inglot Cosmetics Ireland, a family run makeup franchise with roots in Mullingar, yesterday announced that it is expanding its UK operations with the opening of two new concession stores in British clothing, footwear and home products retailer, Next. The announcement comes as Inglot…

Abodoo Welcomes Linda Kiely as Non-Executive Director

  Linda Kiely, co-founder and Director of Business Excellence Outsourcer, Voxpro – powered by TELUS International has taken a Non-Executive Director role with Abodoo, the Recruitment Technology business. Linda Kiely worked to develop Voxpro and foster a business culture that embraces new technology and expert personnel.  A strong factor in the strategic growth of Voxpro,…