Entries by Michelle OSullivan

What’s changed in Planning and Development

On Friday April 17th, a further extension of 19 days was announced to the public participation period in the planning system. More information can be accessed here. This further extension impacts in the following ways: If an application was lodged before or on Friday 21 February 2020, the public participation phase is completed, and so […]

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 […]

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 […]

She Is Sustainable Cork

Women for a sustainable future The first She is Sustainable Cork conference took place on Saturday 30th March to a sell-out crowd. The event, with a focus on sustainability and women’s leadership covered a variety of topics, ranging from how we can all make changes to our everyday lives, to reforming the financial system, agriculture […]

Cork: The Best Place to do Business

With a proud reputation as a creative, innovative and vibrant city region, Cork continues to go from strength to strength, capturing the interest of those seeking to be part of a city region firmly focused on leading and innovating. Project Ireland 2040 Project Ireland 2040 recognises Cork as Ireland’s second City region, with Cork set […]

CSR: A step in the right direction

Talk the talk, walk the walk Green is the new Black!   More and more, we talk about climate change in the context of future proofing our City region. Justifiably, this is the biggest global threat to our current modus operandi in how we live, work and play.  We need to work from the ground […]

Cork Driving Towards a Sustainable Future

With a proud reputation as a creative, innovative and vibrant city region, Cork continues to go from strength to strength. Consistently capturing the interest and attention of those seeking to be part of a city region that is firmly focused on not only maintaining its standing as a great place to live and do business […]