The Irish Co-operative Organisation Society (ICOS) serves and promotes commercial co-operative businesses and enterprise, across multiple sections of the Irish economy.
- Food, Fisheries & Beverages
- Advisory & Education
- Stores & Trade
- Culture & Community
Up-skilling & enhancing the skills of co-op staff
Find out how the network's strategy supports the co-op and agri-business sectors in meeting their training and development needs.
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O'Donohoe: @PlunkettInst will focus on the training of directors and officers of the cooperative movement across sectors.
ICOS CEO Seamus O'Donohoe underlines returns to members from output and achieving world leadership in environmental efficiency as key goals.
Keane: a debt of gratitude owed to Bertie O'Leary for ICOS president of @dairygoldorg whose term ended at the end of 2014.
Keane: for ICOS to continue to be sustainable we need to bring coop model to new sectors.
Keane: livestock marts the only real competition to the private meat processing industry. But challenges in mart sector. More collaboration.