Southern Region Press Releases

Southern Region

You can read our press releases by clicking on the titles below.

Re-Energise: Eat – Sleep – Move

We launched our 2016/2017 programme of events on Wednesday 7 September at HEINEKEN Ireland in Cork with a talk by Deidre Cronnelly, Director, AFRESH.

The Workplace Relations Act – the Experience So Far

We held the final event on the 2015/2016 calendar on Wednesday 11 May at the Port of Cork.

Transformational leadership

We held a breakfast briefing in the Maryborough Hotel, Cork, on Wednesday 6 April 2016.

Sinéad O’Dwyer wins Best Student 2015–2016

The award of Best Student 2015–2016 was presented to Sinéad O’Dwyer in recognition of outstanding performance achieved on the HDip Human Resource Management programme delivered at University College Cork.

HR leadership: what's next for CIPD Ireland

We held an event in the Clarion Hotel, Cork, on Wednesday 2 March 2016.

HR on the soapbox and open forum

We held an event in Cork Institute of Technology on Thursday 4 February 2016.

Social media brand and talent, embrace but beware

We held an event sponsored by Ronan Daly Jermyn in The Maryborough House Hotel, Cork. on Wednesday 2 December 2015.

Paul Kent wins CIPD Award

Paul Kent, Senior Training Specialist, PepsiCo Ireland, received the CIPD Award for achieving the highest marks in his MA.HRM at the Faculty of Business & Humanities Awards 2015 at the Cork Institute of Technology Awards Night on 29 October 2015.

Driving a high performance culture in HR

We held an event and site visit in Boston Scientific Cork on Wednesday 4 November 2015.

The darker side of HR – an interview

We held an interview event with Charlie Dolan, Chartered FCIPD, and Dr Cliondhna MacKenzie, UCC, on Wednesday 7 October 2015 in Devere Hall, UCC, Cork.

The Workplace Relations Act - Change on the Way

We launched our programme of events for 2015/2016 on 2 September 2015 at Heineken Ireland, Cork. The speaker was Kate O’Mahony, Chairman, Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT).

Managing Wage & Pay Claims

We hosted an event on 13 May 2015 at Port of Cork. The speaker was Peter O'Shaughnessy, Regional Director, Ibec.

Don't Fool Around with Health and Safety

We hosted an event on 1 April 2015 at Port of Cork. The speaker was Brian Higginson, Assistant Chief Executive, Operational Compliance & Prevention, Health & Safety Authority (HSA).

Bullying and Harassment (Preventative Measures)

We hosted a breakfast on 4 March at Ronan Daly Jermyn, Cork. The speakers were Jennifer Cashman, Partner And Head Of Employment Team, and Jennifer O’Sullivan, Senior Associate, Employment Team, Ronan, Daly, Jermyn Solicitors.

Leading Through Change

We hosted a breakfast sponsored by Careerwise Recruitment on 4 February at the Maryborough House Hotel, Cork. The keynote speaker was Donal Sullivan, VP & GM Tyco, Ireland.

Table Quiz and Social Evening

We held a quiz night and social evening for members and friends at The Flying Enterprise, South Gate Bridge, Cork on 27 November.

HR on the Soapbox

We held an evening event on 5 November in DeVere Hall, UCC. The speakers were Don Hegarty (Chartered FCIPD), Helen Morley (Chartered FCIPD) and Barry Hill (Chartered FCIPD) who spoke about their varied experience in HR.

Future for HR

We hosted a breakfast briefing on 2 October in the Clarion Hotel, Cork. The speaker was Peter Cheese, CEO of CIPD, who gave a presentation on the future for the human resources profession.

CIPD launches the 2014/2015 programme of events

We launched our programme of events for 2014/2015 on 3 September at The Kiln, Leitrim Street, Cork. The speaker was Sarah Abbott, Senior Director HR at EMC, Ireland, who gave a presentation on Diversity and Leadership in HR.