Jerry Kennelly says graduates from Irish institutions ‘not job ready’ and has his say on Dublin-based tech giants

Serial entrepreneur Jerry Kennelly was the speaker as 50 entrepreneurs from the West Cork area attended the inaugural Ludgate First Tuesdays event, an exclusive networking event for entrepreneurs on the 4th of July at the Ludgate Hub, Skibbereen. It was the first in a series of events to be held at the Hub. Kennelly, who […]

Ireland’s Cultural Cities Outperform EU Rivals

Ireland’s cities are ranked better than most of their European rivals in the EU’s new “Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor”. Of 168 European cities covered, Irish cities are some of the very best in Europe, with Cork coming in top place for “cultural vibrancy” among Small and Medium cities (50 000 to 250 000). In […]

Free Walk-In Skin Cancer Screening In Clonmel

As part of Euromelanoma 2017 the Consultant Dermatologists from Waterford University Hospital and South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital, Cork will offer a free walk-in skin cancer screening in the Out-patients Department of South Tipperary General Hospital , Clonmel on Saturday May 27th from 9.30 to 11.30 am. All adults welcome. Euro-Melanoma is a pan-European prevention campaign against skin cancer. Skin cancer is the […]

Kids Munster Football Tournament 10th Anniversary Raffle For Barnardos

When:             Sunday, 28th May 2017 Where:            Douglas Hall Football Club, Co.Cork What:              Each year the Kids for Kids Munster Football Tournament is held in communities in which Barnardos is working to help make a real impact. 2017 marks the 10th anniversary of their fundraising efforts, with Kids for Kids raising an incredible €60,000 for Barnardos […]

Irish Cancer Society Welcomes Review Of Car Parking For Cancer Patients

 The Irish Cancer Society has welcomed the news that the South/South West Hospital Group will review car parking policy for cancer patients across the six hospitals that offer cancer treatment.  This comes after the Chief Operating Officer at the South/South West Hospital Group, Mr. Ger O’Callaghan that the Group would “review what is going on […]

Confidence Is Growing That Vera Twomey’s Journey Will End In Success – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has indicated that the campaign of Cork mother, Vera Twomey, is set to receive a significant political boost in the coming days. Deputy McGrath who is a member of the Rural Independent Group was speaking after his Group colleague, Dr Michael Harty, who is also Chairman of the Oireachtas Health Committee, […]

Tipperary Water Baby Honoured At Water Babies Little Heroes Awards

Water Babies, Ireland’s leading baby and toddler swim school, is delighted to announce the winners of their Little Heroes Awards, following a nationwide search to find Ireland’s most inspiring young swimmers.   Water Babies is thrilled to honour fourteen ‘Little Heroes’ who have battled illness and adversity including premature birth and Down Syndrome or have […]

Yara Ripping Off Farmers With Fertiliser Price Hikes – Healy

IFA President Joe Healy has accused European fertiliser manufacturers of ripping off farrners by jacking up prices since the beginning of the season.   Speaking at a protest at the Yara depot in Ringaskiddy in Cork, Joe Healy said, “Yara, one of Europe’s leading manufacturers, has hit farmers with seven price increases since last June. […]

Tipperary Football Team To Play Cork

The Tipperary football team to play Cork in Group A Round 2 of the McGrath Cup this Wednesday night at 7.30pm has been announced. Please note change of venue, the match will now go ahead in Templetuohy and not Dr. Morris Park as previously advertised, see link http://www.moynetempletuohygaa.ie/location/# The Tipperary panel is as follows; 1 […]

Tipperary’s Essence Of Christmas To Fill 25th Anniversary Crafts And Design Fair

Cherished memories of Christmas cooking embodied in edible history will be displayed by a Tipperary producer at the 25th City Hall Crafts and Design Fair in Cork from November 24-27. This year’s 25th Anniversary Fair promises to be a bumper celebration of an event that traditionally heralds the start of the Christmas season in Cork. […]

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