Celebrate St. Patrick’s Festival & Tradfest in Kilkenny

There’s nothing quite like St. Patrick’s weekend in Kilkenny, when the streets and towns fill with locals and visitors, cultural celebrations pop up in every corner of the county, and the very best of festivals, traditional music, food and atmosphere is on tap for all to enjoy!!   Kilkenny Tradfest takes place alongside the St. Patrick’s Festival…

Mum is the Word at The Hardiman Galway

With Mother’s Day fast approaching, and experiences becoming more popular than gifts, why not book your mum a special afternoon tea at the iconic Hardiman on Eyre Square, welcoming guests for 170 years. Relax for the afternoon with a selection of delectable treats created by The Hardiman’s Head Pastry Chef, accompanied by teas and coffees…

Women of Vision: Lianne Kavanagh’s Journey to Leadership and Inspiration

The Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) of Iconic Offices, Lianne Kavanagh, stands out not just for her exceptional role but as a role model of empowerment for women everywhere. Last year, Kavanagh’s Women of Vision Award was not just a title but a platform for further achievements and an opportunity to inspire others. Reflecting on her journey,…

Kilkenny Welcomes 5 American Marching Bands for St. Patrick’s Festival Kilkenny 2024

For the 32 million Americans who claim Irish ancestry, visiting Ireland during the period around St. Patrick’s Day evokes a profound sense of pride and connection to their Irish heritage. Stepping onto Irish soil during this world-famous celebration, visitors from the USA talk of an instant feeling of belonging, helped of course by the legendary…

Tánaiste Micheál Martin TD officially opens €215m Dunkettle Interchange Upgrade Scheme

The Dunkettle Interchange Upgrade Scheme was officially opened today by the Tánaiste, Micheál Martin TD, marking a significant milestone in enhancing transportation infrastructure and connectivity in Cork. The €215m project promises to alleviate congestion, improve safety, and streamline traffic flow for the region’s residents and businesses. The Dunkettle Interchange is the junction of four national…

Future Planet Announces Debbie Power as New Chief Commercial Officer (CCO)

Irish-developed sustainability AI company Future Planet has announced Debbie Power as its new Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), signalling a significant milestone in the company’s rapid growth journey. With the SaaS AI platform’s enhanced capability and its growing customer base, Debbie’s appointment further supports Future Planet’s vision to impact sustainability transformation globally. Bringing over 25 years of…

Crosshaven Centra owners honoured for triathlon efforts

The latest winner of the Cork International Hotel Community Spirit Awards has been announced as Crosshaven Centra owners Bernard and Ann Lynch.  The Lynch’s have been organizing an annual triathlon for the past 20 years to raise funds for local clubs, schools, charities and organisations in the Cork village. Those who nominated Bernard and Ann…

MTU awarded €14.6m funding under Technological Universities Research and Innovation Supporting Enterprise (TU RISE)

MTU has been awarded €14.6m under the TU RISE programme (Technological Universities Research and Innovation Supporting Enterprise). TU RISE is designed to improve research functions within the technological university sector and enhance institutions’ engagements with their surrounding regions. Today’s announcement will support MTU’s strategic ambitions in research and innovation by helping to scale up the…

Growth uplift for Irish economy forecast for 2024 as inflation tracks lower and interest rate cycle turns

EY Ireland’s Winter 2024 Economic Eye is forecasting a growth uplift for the Irish Economy in 2024, with further job gains as inflation tracks lower and interest rate cycle turns. After a stellar performance in recent years, economic activity continues to normalise with growth projected to be reasonably solid in the coming years. GDP is forecast to…