Pictured is George Lane and Karen Salter Townsend (right) AIB with Ann and Michael O’Shea from Beara Iron Works Ltd , Castletownbere , Co Cork, finalists in the SFA National Small Business Awards 2013, taking part in the SFA Small Business Showcase event in Chartered Accountants Ireland, Dublin.
CLONAKILTY-based storage tank specialist Carbery Plastics Ltd is this year celebrating 35-years in business.
Carbery is today a leading European manufacturer of rotationally moulded, plastic storage tanks and during the past 35 years, founder and Managing Director, Michael McCarthy has witnessed significant changes in the storage tank industry.
“The industry today has changed beyond all recognition. In 1977, a plastic bunded tank was unheard of, the internet was unknown and coal posed the biggest threat to the continued success of the oil heating industry.
MSD’s Brinny pharmaceutical plant has joined forces with Sligo IT in a pioneering online education programme that the college has described as “groundbreaking”.
The programme is aimed at staff at MSD’s Brinny facility but will be delivered mostly online, direct from Sligo.
Among the courses on offer are BScs in Biopharmaceutical Science or Biopharmaceutical Science, a Masters in Biopharmaceutical Science or a Higher Certificate in Science.
THE news that Clonakilty has secured 20 new high-end jobs with Easylink at the West Cork Business Park has been tempered somewhat by the announcement in the same day that Eli Lilly in Kinsale is seeking 60 to 70 voluntary redundancies.
The new jobs at Easylink who already employ 25 in Clonakilty will mainly be in accounting and finance positions with the global messaging company.
Staff at pharma company Eli Lilly’s Dunderrow plant which employs 450 people have been informed that the company are seeking up to 70 voluntary redundancies.