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Cork on the Rise: Irish Examiner event explores where city is heading and what we want it to be

The Irish Examiner is this morning hosting an event which is debating and exploring the city’s transformation and future both from a national and international perspective.

The breakfast briefing in the UCC Centre for Executive Education on Lapps Quay has brought together the city’s business, political, social and academic leaders and influencers to discuss where the city is heading and what we want it to be.

Speakers this morning include:

  • Simon Coveney, Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • Ann Doherty, Chief Executive, Cork City Council
  • Angela Brady OBE, Founder, Brady Mallalieu Architects
  • Michael O’Flynn, Chairman & CEO, O’Flynn Group

The event is being moderated by award-winning Irish Examiner columnist Michael Clifford.

You can follow twitter updates from the event here

The event is the latest in a series of cross platform events.

Yesterday the Irish Examiner, in conjunction with the Cork Institute of Technology, released this audio documentary canvassing the views of ordinary citizens on the issue.

If you cannot see the audio embed above please follow the link here to listen to the documentary.

A series of thought-provoking essays, published free with the Irish Examiner in a special supplement today, also explore the opportunities and challenges facing the region. It is not too late to pick up your copy.

Please feel free to send us your own contribution on what you feel that future holds, what direction you feel the city is heading and what you want Cork to be in the decades ahead? Find out how to send your readers blog contribution for consideration here.

Join the conversation on social media at #CorkontheRise.​

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