Minister Flanagan today commences new law criminalising offences committed abroad by Irish citizens or residents

·         Act dealing with serious offences committed abroad comes into effect today ·         Rape, murder and manslaughter amongst offences included The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan TD, has announced that a new law criminalising serious offences committed abroad by Irish citizens or residents – the Criminal Law (Extraterritorial Jurisdiction) Act 2019 – has come into…

Lack of staff accommodation is a major issue for the tourism industry - says leading hotelier

Lack of staff accommodation is a major issue for the tourism industry – says leading hotelier

“By 2025, Ireland’s hotel industry will need 80,000 to 100,000 extra people and that’s on top of the 230,000 people already employed, and excluding spin-off industries.” Rising and escalating costs, accommodation and finding the right team members are the key challenges facing the tourism industry here in Ireland. This is according to Aaron Mansworth, Managing Director…

US AMBASSADOR TO IRELAND EXPECTED TO BE CONFIRMED

The new US Ambassador to Ireland Edward F Crawford is expected to have his nomination finally confirmed this week by the US Senate. The 80 year old billionaire businessman has family in Cork and has been a regular visitor here and is related to the Crawford family of Beamish & Crawford. Ireland has been without…

Celebrating entrepreneurship at the Rubicon Centre, Cork Institute of Technology

Celebrating entrepreneurship at the Rubicon Centre, Cork Institute of Technology

The Rubicon Centre at Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) congratulated 12 entrepreneurs on successfully completing the Enterprise Ireland sponsored New Frontiers Programme at a Showcase and Awards ceremony. Speaking at the event, Dr Barry O’Connor, CIT President, said: “Today is a very special day as we celebrate the hard work, commitment and creativity of 12…

Leeside AFC launch their golf classic 2019 with corporate sponsors Kuehne + Nagel (Ireland) Ltd, Little Island

Leeside AFC launch their golf classic 2019 with corporate sponsors Kuehne + Nagel (Ireland) Ltd, Little Island

Leeside AFC launched their “Leeside AFC Golf Classic 2019” on Friday, April 12 at the premises of Kuehne + Nagel (Ireland) Limited in Little Island, Co. Cork. Kuehne + Nagel are this year’s proud corporate sponsor of the Leeside AFC Golf Classic. This event is always an important fundraiser for the club, and particularly this…