TEN UL STUDENTS AWARDED SCHOLARSHIPS AS PART OF JOHNSON AND JOHNSON’S WiSTEM2D PROGRAMME

Ten female students were presented with bursaries by global healthcare company Johnson and Johnson (J&J) as part of its WiSTEM2D Award Programme at a ceremony in University of Limerick (UL) today (Monday, November 12th). The acronym WiSTEM2D refers to Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Manufacturing and Design, and is part of J&J’s commitment to developing and…

Entrepreneurs of Little Island: John Foley, Crime Stoppers Security – ‘I use stress as a strength, not as a burden’

Crime Stoppers Security is a Cork security company and 100 percent Irish-owned, operating from their head offices in Little Island, Cork. Crime Stoppers also operates outside of Munster to provide an overall solution to their clients’ needs and they continue to grow, as they provide peace of mind to each and every one of their clients…

Entrepreneurs of Little Island: Shirley Feeney, Shirley’s Beauty Clinic – ‘If my client left with a smile on their face, it was a job well done’

Shirley Feeney is the owner and proprietor of the iconic and glamourous Shirley’s Beauty Clinic in Glanmire. The salon marked 20 years in business recently and celebrated its anniversary with a party for customers and friends in their salon in Glanmire. The event was hosted by Amanda Brunker and guests were treated to beauty demos, goodie…

Monfort College of Performing Arts present Legally Blonde The Musical at The Everyman

OMG, like, you totally have to see Legally Blonde The Musical! The Montfort College of Performing Arts are proud to present the Cork premiere of Legally Blonde The Musical at The Everyman theatre from Thursday November 1 to Saturday November 3, for four performances only. Legally Blonde is a fabulously fun, international, award-winning musical based on the hit 2001 film and…

Cork’s Teamwork named 2018 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year

Daniel Mackey and Peter Coppinger of Teamwork have been named winners of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year for 2018 at the twenty-first annual awards ceremony held in Dublin last night. More than 1,500 business leaders from across the Island of Ireland were in attendance at the awards gala, alongside guest of honour, Minister for Finance…

N40/Dunkettle/Sarsfield Road progress update

Dunkettle Interchange Project Upgrade Dunkettle to a largely free-flow interchange to alleviate traffic congestion. At the main Dunkettle site, advanced works, including detailed ground investigations and ecological mitigation measures, are continuing across the site. In addition, construction of the site office for the project is now underway at the western end of Little Island. Silversprings…