Crawford Art Gallery acquires important Cork painting at auction

Crawford Art Gallery is delighted to announce that it has acquired a significant artwork for its collection at auction in Dublin. There was significant interest in the work from private collectors and international institutions. The painting in question by Cork artist Daniel MacDonald (1821-1853), The Village Funeral – An Irish Family by a Graveside during the Great…

Cork biotech leader wins Women Mean Business Female Entrepreneur Award 2018

Andrea Doolan, a Cork-based entrepreneur, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Atlantia Food Clinical Trials Ltd, has scooped the prize for Female Entrepreneur of the Year 2018, at the Women Mean Business (WMB) Annual Awards ceremony, held yesterday at the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin. The biotech, which is a world-class clinical studies research company, providing full service study expertise…

Cork Tidy Towns committees to receive €145,000

Towns across Cork have been awarded funding through the Department of Rural and Community Development for Tidy Town Committees. Tánaiste Simon Coveney has welcomed the allocations of €145,000 for Cork towns, particularly for the sixtieth anniversary of the Tidy Towns competitions. This scheme will allow each Tidy Towns committee to apply for a grant of between €1,000…

Entrepreneurs of Little Island: Estelle Power, Irish Door Systems – ‘You need to be a risk taker’

Estelle Power is the Director of Irish Door Systems, one of the most innovative and dynamic door manufacturers in Ireland. The company can design, supply, fit, service and locally manufacture an extensive range of automatic and bespoke entry solutions for a diversity of industries. Within this vibrant working environment, there is plenty of exciting activity…

The Everyman presents the world premiere production of John O’Brien’s new opera ‘The Nightingale and the Rose’

The Everyman presents the world premiere production of a brand new opera by John O’Brien, inspired by Oscar Wilde’s timeless story, The Nightingale and the Rose, premiering at The Everyman on Saturday October 13 to Saturday October 20, excluding Monday October 15 and Thursday October 18, then the Civic Theatre, Tallaght, October 23 to 24, and the Lime Tree Theatre, Limerick, October 27.…