I have always worked in the beauty industry. It’s one of the most exciting and rewarding sectors to work in Mary O’Donoghue, President of CIDESCO

  How do you start your day? How do you end your day?   My morning ritual begins with a positive affirmation. After that, it’s an essential cup of coffee and checking my emails. At the end of each day, I review what’s been done and what hasn’t. I plan the next day’s work, prioritising…

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Simone Best… “I must be aware of the long-term, big-picture stuff and take care to sensitively manage the people who make my business work”

  This week we chat to Cork Women Simone Best, who is by her own admission passionate in the pursuit of perfect hair. Her bijoux salon is an oasis of pretty pastels and talented stylists.Being in the heart of the community means that she gets to be a part of important days such as weddings…

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Former navy officer Jill Hamilton stuns in campaign pictures for Cocoa Brown by Marissa Carter Campaign

Jill Hamilton was selected as the winner of Cocoa Brown’s recent ambassador search, open to women across Ireland. Jill has had an exciting and esteemed career as the longest serving female Navy official, working on humanitarian missions and in maritime defence. Winning Cocoa Brown’s competition was her first foray into modelling – and she hopes…

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Network Ireland West Cork Hosts ‘For the Love of West Cork’ event with Sean O’Driscoll, Helen Collins and Gráinne McCarthy in Glebe Gardens, Baltimore

At the Network Ireland West Cork ‘For the Love of West Cork’ event with Sean O’Driscoll, Helen Collins and Gráinne McCarthy in Glebe Gardens, Baltimore, Co Cork, were, L to R. Helen Collins, Chair of Taste of West Cork Food Festival, Ciara Byrne, NIWC President and Sean O’Driscoll, businessman. Photo by Dermot Sullivan Network Ireland…

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Minister Madigan announces support for development and expansion of Youth Theatre in Ireland

Support from Creative Ireland Programme will see new partnerships and local Youth Theatre groups being established. Josepha Madigan, TD, Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht today announced a pilot initiative by Youth Theatre Ireland to support the roll-out of a new nationwide structure for the development, training and start-up of youth theatre groups. The…

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