Our Rural Future: Government’s blueprint to transform rural Ireland

Unprecedented opportunity for Rural Development post COVID-19 · Major focus on attracting Remote Workers to rural communities · Revitalising town centres, rural jobs, adventure tourism, green economy and island development central to new policy · Broadband roll-out to bring new opportunities in areas like eHealth, remote learning, online trading and new technologies · Five-year strategy…

Our Rural Future: Government’s blueprint to transform rural Ireland

Unprecedented opportunity for Rural Development post COVID-19 · Major focus on attracting Remote Workers to rural communities · Revitalising town centres, rural jobs, adventure tourism, green economy and island development central to new policy · Broadband roll-out to bring new opportunities in areas like eHealth, remote learning, online trading and new technologies · Five-year strategy…

IWD Series- Catherine Mee from CMSE

International Women’s Day is a United Nations–sanctioned global holiday that aims to celebrate women’s contributions to society and raise awareness to the areas of society that need to improve to reach gender equality. At No.1 Media we use it as way to amplify women’s voices and however you choose to celebrate it, we are here…

Bank of Ireland announces changes to Cork branch services and new partnership with An Post

Bank of Ireland is announcing changes to branch services in Cork, with the closure of its Cork CIT, Glanmire, Bantry, Cobh, Dunmanway, Kanturk, Millstreet, Mitchelstown and Youghal branches from September and a new partnership with An Post providing banking services locally. The changes are in response to significant trends in how people are banking –…

Many consumers will switch to local credit unions following Ulster Bank’s departure – rather than go to the two big banks” Commenting on Ulster bank’s planned exit, Kevin Johnson CEO of CUDA (Credit Union Development Association)

“ It’s unavoidable that some banking customers will be badly hit when Ulster Bank exits the market. Unlike other in countries such as Canada and the USA, Irish consumers have an over-dependence on a couple of large national banks and, as a country, we have traditionally underutilised local banking and credit options. But it’s not…

Cope Foundation’s Ability@Work programme is internationally recognised

The Zero Project Conference, hosted annually by the United Nations organisation in Vienna, took place from February 10th – 12th online. The Zero Project focuses on the rights of persons with disabilities globally. This international award recognises the impact that Cope Foundation’s Ability@Work programme has on developing inclusive workplaces across Cork city and county and…