National cyber security cluster Cyber Ireland announced by IDA Ireland and Cork Institute of Technology

An initiative to establish a national cyber security cluster in Ireland has been announced. Facilitated by Cork Institute of Technology (CIT), the national cluster will be called Cyber Ireland and is supported by IDA Ireland. It will provide a collective voice to represent the needs of the cyber security sector across the country and will…

Cork Airport to welcome 149,000 passengers over the festive season

Approximately 149,000 passengers are expected to travel through Cork Airport this Christmas and New Year, with Friday, December 21 the busiest day for arrivals. The numbers forecasted to arrive and depart at Ireland’s second largest and best-connected international airport over the Christmas and New Year period are up 3.5% compared with the same time last year.…

A look back at Eminence Organic Skincare’s must-use releases in 2018!

Eminence is a luxury spa brand with a high pedigree, both in results, ingredients and social and environmental conscious. The brand released some really beautiful and effective products in 2018. When you think Eminence, always think: Organic but with cosmeceutical results. The brand is gaining ground in Ireland with top spas choosing an organic-led solution…

Liadh Ní Riada MEP – ‘Cork factory must take heed of local concerns’

Sinn Féín MEP Liadh Ní Riada has called for an independent environmental report to be commissioned on a plastics factory in West Cork. The Ireland South MEP was speaking after An Bord Pleanála approved planning permission for a plastics factory near Skibbereen. “The national authorities and the company behind the factory needed to take steps…

Cork Ambassadors contribute €11 million to local economy in 2018

Cork Convention Bureau (CCB) hosted its annual Cork Conference Ambassadors Awards at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Little Island, Cork. The prestigious ceremony paid special tribute to 31 ambassadors, including four special category winning ambassadors, who have helped secure almost €11 million for the local economy over the past 12 months. The ambassadors were instrumental in…