Entries by Bo Browne

Embedding Resilience at the Heart of Climate Adaptation

Notwithstanding global efforts to limit a rise in climate temperature to within 1.5 degrees, Ireland will still expect effects from a rising temperature and must prepare for this, as well as for beyond 1.5 degrees. This requires a two-pronged approach through mitigation and adaptation. Mitigation is about changing how we live, travel, consume and manufacture […]

Networking Tips

You’ve taken the first step and decided to start networking, now what? We’ve put together our top tips to help you get the most out of every networking opportunity. Get Out There! Attending events regularly is one of the easiest ways you can start to build a network with other Chamber members. Book Early Many […]

Infrastructure Updates

1. NTA Survey results In May 2019 we facilitated an NTA survey, engaging with businesses throughout the Island to guide the nature of investment into Little Island. The Island has benefited recently from road improvements that are very welcome but is still all but devoid of multi-modal transport options such as bus and bike. Thanks […]

Commuter Travel Survey Launched in Little Island

Press Release: May 9th 2019 Cork Chamber, in collaboration with the National Transport Authority today launched the NTA Smarter Travel Workplaces programme at the Laya Healthcare offices in Eastgate Business Park, Little Island. The programme which invites businesses to sign up, kicks off with a commuter travel survey for business employees in Little Island and […]

Cork Chamber in the US

Last month, Cork Chamber participated in a series of events and activities in the US, from San Francisco and Florida, to New York, Washington and Chicago. The activities included representation in a combination of twinned city meetings with the Lord Mayor and Cork City Council executives, as well as regional promotion and tourism promotion activities […]

Passengers Make Ireland’s First Journey on a Biogas Bus

Bus travellers in Cork were the first passengers to journey on a ‘green bus’ in Ireland on Monday 25th March.  With zero carbon emission footprint, the biomethane-powered bus is a viable alternative for Ireland’s public bus fleet. The biogas bus has been part of national trials looking at green bus performance, air quality impacts and […]

M28: A Critical Enabler for Ireland’s fastest Growing City Region

Cork Chamber highlights the importance of maximising our regional strategic employment areas, one of which is Ringaskiddy; our strategic international connectivity assets, Port of Cork; and our overall regional socio-economic development potential. It is crucial as a region that we facilitate the development that will meet the needs of future population target projections, facilitate jobs […]