Garryvoe Hotel Unveils Exquisite Bridal Suite Renovation: A Haven of Elegance for Your Special Day

by Mary-Jane O’Regan   Garryvoe Hotel, nestled by the sea with breathtaking views of Ballycotton Bay in Cork, is a multi-award-winning establishment celebrated for its exceptional hospitality and stunning bespoke weddings. Recently, the hotel underwent renovations, particularly focusing on its exquisite function room and two-floor bridal suite, all overseen by the esteemed architect, Hugh Wallace.…

Cork Financial Advisory Company Alpha Wealth Celebrates 10-Year Business Milestone

This April, Cork financial advisory company Alpha Wealth celebrates 10 years of providing impartial, personalised financial advice to individuals, families, and companies across Ireland.  Founded by Nick Charalambous in 2014, Alpha Wealth’s client base has expanded to over 4,000 over the past decade. Each receives tailored advice to meet their financial goals, including asset management, retirement planning,…

Milestone for MTU as topping out of new Learning Resource Centre takes place on Bishopstown Campus

The new Learning Resource Centre will provide teaching and learning space for 1,000 students and 70 staff and will expand MTU’s portfolio of programmes and services. The building is due for completion in summer 2025.   The project is part of the Department of Higher and Further Education, Research, Innovation and Science’s Higher Education Public…

Minister Foley announces €8.9 million in funding for primary, post-primary and special schools in Cork

Minister for Education Norma Foley TD has today announced €8.9 million in funding to support digital learning in schools and minor building works in Cork. €50 million in grant funding for Information and Communications Technology (ICT) will issue shortly to all recognised primary and post-primary schools across the country, while a separate €29 million in…

Shortlists announced for the Lord Mayor’s Community and Voluntary Awards 2024

The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Kieran McCarthy this week announced the shortlisted organisations for Cork City’s Lord Mayor’s Community and Voluntary Awards 2024. This year sees the 21st anniversary of these awards, co-sponsored by The Echo/Echolive.ie, media partners since it’s inception.   Speaking at the announcement the Lord Mayor praised the work of all organisations,…

Tips for Businesses Considering Solar Panels: A Guide by David Meaney, Director of Growth at Swyft Energy

In the pursuit of sustainable practices and energy efficiency, many businesses are turning their gaze  towards the transformative power of solar panels. As the Director of Growth at Swyft Energy, Ireland’s  leading Commercial Solar PV company, David Meaney shares valuable insights and tips for businesses  contemplating the adoption of solar energy.  Understand the Financial Benefits…

Bank of Ireland warns about false articles online

Bank of Ireland is warning about an increasing number of false articles appearing online designed to defraud consumers through fake financial products, investments or cryptocurrency schemes. The articles appear like news articles from genuine media outlets, but are false advertisements that fraudsters are paying for online. The advertisements feature fabricated news stories with claims about…

Padel Tennis Ireland announces sports partnership programme that will benefit 300 Cork charities and voluntary organisations

The multi award winning Padel Tennis Ireland campus at Fota Junction in Carrigtwohill has announced a new Sports Partnership Programme for 300 businesses and which will benefit 300 of Cork’s voluntary, social, civic, charitable and not for profit organisations. Padel Tennis Ireland has also announced the appointment of No.1 Media Group as its partner in…