Minister Harris announces €84 million to enhance Research and Innovation opportunities for Technological University sector

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris T.D. today (7th February 2024) announced €84 million to enhance research and innovation opportunities for the Technological University sector. The programme will establish, equip, and staff regional research and innovation offices within TUs to enable deepened engagement with local and regional business, industry,…

Lisa McGowan Makes Incredible Donation Of €200,000 To LauraLynn Children’s Hospice

Lisa McGowan, known as Lisa’s Lust List amongst her online followers,  has presented an extraordinary donation of €200,000 to support the exceptional efforts of LauraLynn Children’s Hospice. The generous contribution, raised collectively with her online community, was formally handed over at the hospice’s location in Leopardstown. LauraLynn, a leading organisation dedicated to supporting children with life-limiting…

Forbes awards Ashford Castle & its spa highest ranking possible in global awards

Winning a Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star rating is a milestone moment for any hotel, but retaining it can be the challenge, according to Niall Rochford, Managing Director at Ashford Castle, which has retained its Forbes ranking for a fifth consecutive year. The annual Forbes Travel Guide Star Awards (FTG) rates the world’s most luxurious properties and is the world’s only…

The Bishop’s Buttery at Cashel Palace Hotel in Co. Tipperary receives Michelin Star

The Michelin Guide to Great Britain & Ireland unveiled its newest awards including a Michelin Star for The Bishop’s Buttery located at the five-star Cashel Palace Hotel, in Co. Tipperary. Opened in 2022, the fine-dining restaurant offers contemporary Irish cuisine with much of the produce sourced from farmers, growers and artisanal food producers in Tipperary.…

West Cork women ‘Find Their Gold’ at Network Ireland event with Virginia Foley

Last week, on Wednesday 31st January, Network Ireland West Cork hosted a dynamic and empowering event at the stunning Atkins Hall in Dunmanway with Virginia Foley from Up She Rises. The event was attended by over 70 solopreneurs and business people working throughout West Cork and Cork City. Speaking about the successful event, Network Ireland West Cork President, Sandra Maybury said:  For our…

Cork Winners of Trend Micro’s ‘What’s Your Story?’ Competition Announced as Ireland Marks Safer Internet Day 2024

As we start a new year, the great AI debate rages on, with one key question on everyone’s lips: How can we utilise this incredibly advanced, continuously evolving technology as a help rather than a hindrance? Global cybersecurity leader, Trend Micro, consulted the next generation to find the answer, using their 2024 ‘What’s Your Story?’ video competition to…

Terre Restaurant in Castlemartyr Resort Cork, awarded two Michelin stars

The talented team at Terre are this evening celebrating the awarding of two Michelin stars at The Michelin Guide UK & Ireland awards ceremony in Manchester. This an exceptional achievement for the restaurant which first opened at Castlemartyr Resort in Cork in October 2022. On winning the second Michelin star, Chef Patron Vincent Crepel said: “Being awarded the second Michelin…

VILLA MARIA WOMEN OF VISION – NOMINATIONS OPEN!

We are thrilled to unveil the spectacular lineup of categories for this year’s Women of Vision Gala, taking place on Saturday  May 11th, 2024. This awards ceremony  promises to be an unforgettable evening, dedicated to honouring remarkable women from diverse backgrounds and industries. Save the date for an evening filled with camaraderie, recognition, empowerment, and,…

Rose Clinic expands services nationwide as it opens new clinics and grows employee numbers

Rose Clinic, which was founded by renowned oncology specialist, Professor Paul Redmond has opened its first clinic in Dublin. This follows the recent opening of clinics in Waterford, Carlow, Cork and Limerick. Having started in Cork, Rose Clinic now has five clinics nationwide and employs 17 people. They have plans to grow employee numbers to…

Cork GAA secures new multi-year partnership for “SuperValu Páirc Uí Chaoimh”

Cork’s iconic GAA stadium, Páirc Uí Chaoimh, is to be renamed SuperValu Páirc Uí Chaoimh as part of a new 10-year partnership with Ireland’s leading supermarket retailer. The matter of naming rights will be finalised at a special meeting of delegates to the Cork County Board on Thursday.   The historic grounds underwent an extensive…