Regional Event Reports

 

Read reports and see photographs of events held by CIPD Ireland's Regions.

September 2016

Southern Region - Re-Energise: Eat – Sleep – Move


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

May 2016

Southern Region - The Workplace Relations Act – the Experience So Far


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

April 2016

Southern Region - Transformational Leadership


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

Midlands Region - Employee Wellbeing: Promoting Creativity, Productivity and Happiness in the Workplace


The Midlands Region held an event in the Wineport Lodge, Athlone, on Tuesday 5 April 2016.

March 2016

Midwest Region - 24th John Lovett Memorial Lecture


Decent Work, Effective Labour Law and Zero Hours Contracts was given by Keith Ewing, King’s College London, at the University of Limerick on Thursday 3 March 2016.

Southern Region - HR Leadership: What's Next for CIPD Ireland


The Southern Region held an event in the Clarion Hotel, Cork, on Wednesday 2 March 2016.

February 2016

Midwest Region - How to get the most out of psychometrics in HR


The Midwest Region held an event in the Clarion Hotel, Limerick, on Monday 22 February 2016.

Southern Region - HR on the soapbox and open forum


The Southern Region held an event in Cork Institute of Technology on Thursday 4 February 2016.

December 2015

Southern Region - Brand and talent via social media – embrace, but beware


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

November 2015

Western Region - Managing in a Coaching Style


The Western Region held a meeting on Friday 27 November 2015 in Medtronic, Galway.

North West Region - Effective Employee Engagement


The North West Region launched their programme of events for 2015/2016 with a meeting in the Clarion Hotel, Sligo, on Thursday 12 November 2015.

Midlands Region - Strengthening HR’s Capability to Build Strong and Dynamic Organisations


The Midlands Region held a meeting on Wednesday 11 November 2015 in Athlone.

Southern Region - Driving a high performance culture in HR


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

October 2015

Midwest Region - The future of HR in a VUCA world


The Midwest Region held a breakfast briefing on Tuesday 13 October 2015 in Castletroy Park Hotel, Limerick. The keynote speaker was Peter Cheese, CEO of CIPD.

Southern Region - The darker side of HR – an interview


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

September 2015

Western Region - How to get the most out of psychometrics in HR


Galway City Mayor, Cllr Frank Fahy, launched our Western Region's programme of events for 2015/2016 on 24 September 2015. The keynote speaker was Dr Teresa O Hara, AIT.

Midlands Region - Dealing with the challenge of engagement


The Midlands Region launched their programme of events for 2015/2016 on 15 September 2015. The keynote speaker was CIPD Ireland Director, Mary Connaughton.

Midwest Region - Launch of Programme of Events


See photos from the Midwest Region's programme of events for 2015/2016 launch on 9 September 2015 in Northern Trust Offices.

Southern Region - The Workplace Relations Act: Change on the Way


The Southern Region launched their programme of events for 2015/2016 at Heineken Ireland, Cork, on 2 September 2015. Kate O’Mahony, Chairman, Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT), spoke about the new Workplace Relations Act.

May 2015

North West Region - How To Get The Most Out Of Psychometrics In HR


The North West Region held an event on 13 May 2015. The speaker was Dr Teresa O'Hara, Business School, Athlone Institute of Technology.

Southern Region - Managing Wage and Pay Claims


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

April 2015

Southern Region - Don't Fool Around with Health and Safety


The Southern Region 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).

March 2015

Southern Region - Bullying and Harassment (Preventative Measures)


The Southern Region hosted a breakfast on 4 March 2015 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

February 2015

Southern Region - Leading Through Change


The Southern Region hosted a breakfast sponsored by Careerwise Recruitment on 4 February 2015 at the Maryborough House Hotel, Cork. The keynote speaker was Donal Sullivan, VP & GM Tyco, Ireland.

November 2014

Southern Region - Table Quiz and Social Evening


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

Eastern Region - Employment Law - What's New?


The Eastern Region held an employment law update on 26 November in A&L Goodbody in Dublin. The four speakers covered social media trends and challenges, what you need to know about the Workplace Relations Bill 2014, the new whistleblowing regime and the top 10 procedural pitfalls for employers to avoid when dismissing someone.

Western Region - Student Workshop on Interview Skills


The Western Region held a day long workshop on 21 November in the Salthill Hotel, Galway. Ber Fennessy and Gail Quinn of Covidien co-facilitated the session where over 60 HR students from NUIG and GMIT learnt about how to source and select candidates using a competency based selection process.

Western Region - Whistleblowing in Banking: Risk, Compliance & Corruption


The Western Region held an evening event on 6 November in the JE Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI, Galway. The speaker was Dr Kate Kenny of Queens University Management School, Belfast, who talked about her research into the perspectives of whistleblowers in banking organisations.

Southern Region - HR on the Soapbox


The Southern Region 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.

October 2014

Eastern Region - Life Coaching, Executive Coaching and Counselling: Fog Clearance in a Confused Marketplace


The Eastern Region held an evening event on 22 October in Dublin's Christ Church Cathedral. The speaker was Dr Paul Mooney, Managing Partner of Tandem Consulting, who gave a tour of the coaching marketplace.

Southern Region - Future for HR


The Southern Region 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.

September 2014

Midlands Region Launch


The Midlands Region launched its programme of events for 2014/2015 on 17 September at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Athlone. The speaker was Aidan Harney, Chartered FCIPD, Learning & Development Business Partner (Ireland and EMEA), Intel, who gave a presentation on Aligning Learning and Development with Business Needs – How to Ensure it Gets Results.

Southern Region Launch


The Southern Region launched its 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.