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Business Group of the Year, Bluebird Care: J.J Fay (right), Sean Lyons, Carol Ann Lowe, Eddie O’ Toole, Minister Phil Hogan T.D., Carolyn Corallis, Eileen Collins, Lorna Liney, Brian MacGoeey, Greg Darcy and Caomhin Armstrong with Irene Collins. Picture: Roger Kenny

Homecare company Bluebird Care, which has offices in Cork, has been named Business Group of...

The Leeside BNI Chapter who meet each Wednesday morning in The River Lee Hotel became the first group in Ireland to surpass the €10million mark by promoting each other through word-of-mouth marketing and referrals. (Back Row): Alan Murphy, Handles & Hinges; Cormac Smith, MMD Construction; Leonard Lyons, Leonard Lyons Painting & Decorating; (Front Row) Sandra Harte, BNI;...

Chairman at Cork communications firm Hopkins Communications Mary Hopkins has volunteered to sleep rough in the eerie setting of Cork City Gaol on October 18th to raise awareness of the homeless charity Focus Ireland.

Mary told The Cork News: "Focus Ireland asked me and other business leaders from the area to do it and it was an immediate yes. I’ve often walked by homeless...

Cork-based company Voxpro, Ireland’s largest exporter of business process outsourcing, has opened a  new office in San Francisco. The company has experienced significant growth this year and turnover for 2013 is set to increase by €5 million, with international business now representing more than 80% of the company’s overall turnover.

The new office, which will...

"You can build it" is Cork-based inventor Noel Marshall's catchphrase, but how hard has it been to build a business around an idea? Lorcan MacMuiris talks to the inventor of the Bricky tool to find out.

In the 12 years since the launch of his first invention, the 'Bricky' wall-building tool, Marshall Tools CEO Noel Marshall has had first-hand experience of the vicissitudes of...

OFFSITE, the aptly named annual business and technology conference organised by West Cork Development Partnership, saw some of Ireland’s leading business minds talking business strategy, marketing and sales and success to a record number of participants in Rosscarbery this week.

World Champion Rob Heffernan delivered an inspirational keynote address before guests hear from...

One of Cork’s oldest independent retailers of children’s clothes has brought its popular range online. Douglas boutique Mischief Makers stocks a selection of designer kids clothing, from practical soft newborn clothes to highly fashionable teen items, as well as christening gowns, communion clothes and special occasion wear for boys and girls. Customers can now browse brands such...

Pictured at the signing of the memorandum of understanding between Leading Edge Group and the Australian Healthcare & Hospital’s Association were Alison Verhoeven, CEO, AHAA, and Joe Aherne, Leading Edge Group. Picture: Diane Cusack

An Irish company has signed an agreement with Australia’s largest healthcare provider which could see half a million...

Are you new to networking? Cork Business Association is hosting a networking lunch for all businesses in Cork on Friday, October 4th in The Imperial Hotel, offering a great opportunity to find out about the benefits it could hold for your business.

The lunch, which begins at 1pm, will offer business owners the opportunity to hear from business growth specialists, Sean Dunne and Tommy...

“The Board of Cork Film Festival has announced changes…" began the statement last March in which it was revealed that the director of the Cork Film Festival, Mick Hannigan, was to be ousted from his position alongside Una Feely, the festival's programmer. The outrage, both from long-time patrons of the festival and its more casual fans, was palpable. The problem, we were told...

Janssen Supply Chain Ireland’s ‘Message in a Bottle’ initiative, in partnership with the Carrigaline & District Lions Club, has won this year’s ‘Multi-national Community Programme - Excellence in the Community’ Award at the annual Chambers Ireland CSR Awards in Dublin.

‘Message in a Bottle’ encourages older people to retain important...

Stephen O’Keeffe, Managing Director, O’Keeffe’s Bakery receives a gold award at the Irish Quality Food and Drink Awards with chef Neven Maguire, organiser Helen Lyons and Dee Laffane, Editor of Easy Food Magazine.

A family-run Cork bakery scooped a major award in the inaugural Irish Quality Food and Drink Awards (IQFA) competition this week.

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Northgate Vehicle Hire is relocating from Little Island to the Kinsale Road, with plans in place to employ three additional team members from the local area by January 2014.

Northgate also plans to double the initial 100-vehicle fleet based at the branch within 12 months. The new branch, which launched this week, spans 4,500 sq. ft. and will offer capacity for 50 commercial vehicles on-...

Phillip McGlade, MD, Optilase.

With busy clinics in Cork, Dublin, Galway, Limerick, Athlone, Belfast, Newry and Derry; Optilase Laser Eye Clinic have just announced that two new clinics in Waterford and Kildare are scheduled to open in the next three months.

The expansion of the Irish family-owned company belies the fates of UK chain competitors in Ireland;...

In the last few weeks alone there have been some very exciting announcements in the world of technology. The IFA Berlin consumer electronics fair took place two weeks ago and many of the major tech giants unveiled their next big releases.

Apple, being the black sheep of tech-land, held off until after IFA to reveal their two new handsets. The 5S and 5C are coming to a store near you,...

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