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Presentation on the Morrison’s Island Public Realm and Flood Defence Project
Dunkettle, N40 and N8 Works
Cork Chamber Welcomes Celtic Interconnector announcement for Cork
Cork County Council Part 8 Planning Applications: Little Island and Dunkettle
Subsidised Training
Google Analytics - 27th February
Practical Productivity - Microsoft Outlook - 16th February
February Business Breakfast
"Clock Out and Connect" at Griffith College Cork
Workshop: Addressing the Skills Needs arising from the Potential Trade Implications of Brexit
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Recognising the Region’s Remarkable Business Success

Cork’s leading businesses were presented with the prestigious Cork Company of the Year Awards, at the Cork Chamber Annual Dinner on Friday night.  Winners were revealed amongst an audience of over 1,000 people, including leading industry and political figures.The awards run in association with Vodafone Ireland, involve a thorough four month judging process with an experienced mix of business professionals from across the business community. Thank you to the Irish Examiner our award media partners,  for great coverage throughout the awards. 

Winners include:

  • Cork Emerging Company of the Year 2018 was awarded to EviView.
  • Cork SME Company of the Year 2018 was won by Spearline. 
  • Cork Large Company of the Year 2018 was won by
  • Cork Corporate of the Year 2018 and Overall Cork Company of the Year 2018 was won by Boston Scientific

Read More on the winners HERE

Cork Company of the Year Awards 2018 judging panel:  John Higgins, EY & Chair of the judging panel; Bill O'Connell Cork Chamber President,  Leo O’Leary Vodafone Ireland; David Owens SolarWinds; Frank Walsh Enterprise Equity; Mary Power Westboro Partners,  Orla Rimmington Kernel Capital; Pat O’Flynn Solvotrin; Paul Hands Open Innovation Partners and Conor Healy Cork Chamber.

Thank You

Thank you to the Annual Dinner task force, all our speakers, award finalists and our sponsors in making the Annual Dinner another fabulous event.   


  • Montenotte Hotel
  • BiznetCork Skillnet
  • Ballygowan
  • Irish Examiner
  • Kearys BMW
  • Maryborough Hotel & Spa
  • Páirc Uí Chaoimh
  • Snap Design & Print 
  • Springboard PR & Marketing 
  • Vodafone 

Annual Dinner Task Force:
 Paula Cogan (Chair),  Bill O'Connell, Barrie O' Connell,  David A.Power, Frank Boland, Maxine Hyde, Natasha Lynch, Holly MacIntosh, Barbara-Anne Richardson, Donna Miskell, Leigh Gillen and Conor Healy.



Cork Chamber Annual Dinner Photo Gallery

Lots of great pictures from Friday night, check out the photo gallery from the Annual Dinner here. We hope you enjoyed the night!


Workplace Mental Health Promotion - 21st February

Date: Wednesday 21st February 

Time: 10am – 1pm

Venue: Vienna Woods Hotel, Glanmire

To book: click here




Spaces are limited and booking is essential.  


PSYCHED is an initiative of Cork Healthy Cities. This collaboration comprises of the Health Services Executive (Health Promotion and Improvement, Health Action Zone and Mental Health Psychology Service in Cork) Cork City Council, University College Cork and community workplace partners. We want workplaces to get PSYCHED about mental health and wellbeing!

We invite workplaces to get involved by sharing good practice, ideas and workplace initiatives that support the mental wellbeing of their staff.



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