Tourism agencies showcase the best of Tipperary, Waterford and Cork to international media with a circulation of eight million

Tourism agency Fáilte Ireland, together with Tourism Ireland, are this week showcasing a select number of top attractions in counties Tipperary, Waterford and Cork to a group of overseas media, who are in Ireland on a Discover Munster press trip to see what the area has to offer overseas visitors. The group include representatives from Globetrotter…

Entrepreneurs of Little Island: Pat Lucey, Aspira – ‘There are two things that drive me; curiosity and fear’

Aspira is a consulting and enterprise IT company, which eagerly provides its clients with the resources and technology they need to deliver their projects. Following 10 years’ successful delivery of project management and business analysis using software development, testing offerings and IT management across multiple technologies, it is safe to say that Pat Lucey, Aspira…

A City Rising: Cork set to become the fastest growing region under the Project 2040 plan

Peter Coppinger, Teamwork.com, John Drury, Smarttech247 & Chair of Leaders Awards, Caroline O’Driscoll, KPMG and Chairperson it@cork, and Eoghan O’Mahony, Senior Cluster Manager, it@cork Cork cements its place as key European tech hub with over 300 ICT related companies employing more than 29,000 people in the region it@cork Launch Annual Leaders Awards Today, it@cork, the…

150,000 emergency calls are made every month to Ireland’s Emergency Call Answering Service

The Minister for Communications, Denis Naughten, has published new figures, which show 150,000 emergency calls are made every month in Ireland. Minister Naughten has today published the latest figures relating to Ireland’s emergency call answering service [ECAS], which is responsible for dispatching 112 and 999 calls to the relevant frontline emergency services. Last year a…

Glounthaune Post Office earmarked for closure

By Kerri O’Neill When An Post announced recently the closure of 160 post offices as part of their nationwide restructuring programme, the people of Glounthaune could be forgiven for not considering that their local office was one of the selected offices. Nobody was more surprised than Geraldine O’Neill, postmistress at Glounthaune and Little Island, when…