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Upcoming events

We launched the CIPD Ireland Southern Region Programme of Events 2017/18 on Wednesday 6 September at The Kiln in Cork.

See all our events on EventBrite: CIPD Ireland or download the programme below.

Event reports

Balancing the scales

The CIPD Ireland Southern Region held a breakfast event, sponsored by Collins McNicholas Recruitment Services, in Cork with guest speaker John Slattery of INSPO exploring how to achieve performance optimisation and a content workforce

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Southern members survey winner

Photo shows: Margaret Collins, Chartered MCIPD, Vice-Chair, CIPD Ireland Southern Region Committee, presenting a One4All voucher for €100 to Deirdre Harte, Assoc CIPD, Central Statistics Office, and Mari Manning, Honorary Secretary, CIPD Ireland Southern Region Committee, at the Central Statistics Office, Blackrock, Cork on 19 May 2017

Congratulations to Deirdre, HR Manager at the Central Statistics Office, who won the prize offered for completing our annual members survey.

Photo shows: Gerard O’Donovan, Head of Faculty of Business & Humanities, CIT; Dr Barry O’Connor, President, CIT;  Margaret McCarthy, Vice Chair, CIPD Ireland Southern Region; Stephen Tabb, Graduate, MA Human Resource Management; Don Crowley, Head of Department of Organisation & Professional Development, CIT; Brian McGrath, Head of School of Business, CIT; Dr Aine NíShé, Acting Registrar & Vice President Academic Affairs, CIT

The CIPD award for best overall student on the Master of Arts in Human Resource Management, was presented to Stephen Tabb during a ceremony at Cork Institute of Technology,

Southern Region Committee 2017/2018

Front row: Liam Linehan, Chartered FCIPD; Audrey Burke-McCarthy, Assoc CIPD; Margaret Colllins, Chartered MCIPD, Vice-Chair; Mari Manning, Chartered MCIPD, Honorary Secretary; Barry Hill, Chartered FCIPD, Treasurer.
Back Row: Gary Kirby, Assoc CIPD; Charlie Dolan, Chartered FCIPD; Dave Barry, Chartered FCIPD; Chair; Andrew Mulcahy, Chartered FCIPD; Caroline Holohan, Chartered MCIPD

Southern Region National Committee 2017/2018

Position held Name
Chair Dave Barry, Chartered FCIPD
Vice-Chair Margaret Colllins, Chartered MCIPD
Honorary Secretary Mari Manning, Chartered MCIPD
Treasurer Barry Hill, Chartered FCIPD
Committee Member Audrey Burke-McCarthy, Assoc CIPD
Committee Member Damien Cahill, Assoc CIPD
Committee Member Charlie Dolan, Chartered FCIPD
Committee Member Caroline Holohan, Chartered MCIPD
Committee Member Gary Kirby, Assoc CIPD
Committee Member Liam Linehan, Chartered FCIPD
Committee Member Seamus Linehan
Committee Member Andrew Mulcahy, Chartered FCIPD


Attend our national and regional conferences and other events to connect with the CIPD, keep up to date with the issues facing HR and L&D and network with fellow professionals

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Western Region

Céad Míle Fáilte to CIPD Ireland Western Region. We’re a very active region with a network of hundreds of HR and L&D professionals, consultants, students, academics, thought leaders and more, located across the beautiful counties of Galway and Mayo

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