Ortús Chamber Music Festival Various venues around Cork City and County March 1st – 3rd 2019

Two of Ireland’s most talented young musicians, violinist Mairéad Hickey and cellist, Sinéad O’Halloran are busy carving out prestigious international careers for themselves and are hugely in demand. Cork audiences are fortunate that each Spring they combine their talents to bring the Ortús Chamber Music Festival to the city and county when they perform alongside some of…

Radical operation transformation required for rental market – Threshold

–              Laissez-faire approach has failed spectacularly –              Actions needed to secure tenants’ rights and reduce rent inflation Immediate measures must be implemented across the country to strengthen tenants’ rights. That’s according to National Housing Charity, Threshold, who urges that actions are required to more effectively promote compliance among landlords and lower rent inflation. John-Mark McCafferty,…

BARRY & FITZWILLIAM LAUNCH GRAHAM NORTON IRISH GIN

Graham Norton’s Own Irish Gin celebrates Graham’s West Cork Heritage, the beauty and flavours of his idyllic native county and his award-winning flair for blending perfection Arguably Ireland’s favourite West Cork native, Graham Norton has joined forces with Irelands leading independent wine and spirit company Barry & Fitzwilliam to launch his very own gin, Graham Norton’s…

Cork Airport is Ireland’s most punctual airport

8 February 2019: Cork Airport is Ireland’s most punctual airport, according to new research. Global aviation analysts OAG revealed that Cork Airport topped the punctuality league for international airports in Ireland in 2018, with an on-time performance of 80.2%. Cork Airport, Ireland’s second busiest and best connected international airport, saw growth of 4% last year, serving 2.4 million passengers. The…

A new app developed with the guidance of people using mental health services in Cork was launched today

A new app developed with the guidance of people using mental health services in Cork was launched today (Friday February 8th). OPPO (which means companion or friend) is funded by Cork Kerry Community Healthcare mental health services, and aimed at people using mental health services in the North Lee area. The app was launched by…

CIT ‘Advance’ Seminar which Aims to Support and Empower Female Students in the Technology Sector Gets Off to a Promising Start

Tuesday 5th February: Day one of CIT’s eagerly awaited ‘Advance’ seminar kicked off today (Friday 1st February) at the CIT Nimbus Research Centre, as 40 of the college’s Technology students at both undergraduate and Masters level gathered to learn from a select group of female professionals. The two-day seminar – the second phase of which will take place…

The Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Bill 2018 – Bill Holohan

The Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Bill 2018 (the “Bill”), which was published in January 2019, is currently at the committee stage in the Dáil and has already sparked quite the debate among cabinet members. The Bill aims to provide more protection for tenants and if enacted in it’s current form will substantially increase the obligations of…