BALLINCOLLIG: Permanent site for new Gaelscoil must be secured ASAP

BALLINCOLLIG: Permanent site for new Gaelscoil must be secured ASAP

25 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie TD for Cork North West, Aindrias Moynihan has said that it is imperative that a permanent location for the new primary school in Ballincollig be acquired as quickly as possible. “We must ensure that children do not stay in temporary accommodation for longer than is necessary,” stated Deputy […]

NORTH CORK: Mallow College secures as ‘CPA’ – Certified Public Accountants in Ireland – status

NORTH CORK: Mallow College secures as ‘CPA’ – Certified Public Accountants in Ireland – status

22 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Mallow College of Further Education has been announced as an Approved Educator for the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA Ireland). The College joins a panel of four face to face learning educators and 2 online line learning educators throughout Ireland, who have been selected to […]

CHILD CARE: €620,000 extra funding for Cork services

CHILD CARE: €620,000 extra funding for Cork services

20 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Childcare services in Cork are to receive just over €620,000 in extra funding, a financial boost that comes at a key moment in Ireland’s move to make affordable, quality childcare more accessible. Cork based Senator, Tim Lombard, said: “I am delighted to announce that our local childcare services […]

EDUCATION: Cork TD wants Government to help with ‘astronomical Back to School Costs’

EDUCATION: Cork TD wants Government to help with ‘astronomical Back to School Costs’

12 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Parents must be supported with ‘astronomical Back to School Costs’ – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD Sinn Féin spokesperson on Children & Youth Affairs Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD (Cork South Central) raised concerns about the ever spiralling costs of sending children back to school. The summer months pose some […]

NATURE: Fota Wildlife Park holds free talks on native Irish ladybirds in Midleton, Fermoy, and Fota itself

NATURE: Fota Wildlife Park holds free talks on native Irish ladybirds in Midleton, Fermoy, and Fota itself

12 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie   Fota Wildlife Park are delighted to present a series of talks on ladybirds in Ireland. They are working with University College Cork on a citizen science project to map out the location of ladybirds in Ireland. The All Ireland Ladybird Survey is an online research project funded […]

EDUCATION: 30,000 Cork Students Call On Senators To Reject Loans Scheme In Favour Of Public Investment In Education

EDUCATION: 30,000 Cork Students Call On Senators To Reject Loans Scheme In Favour Of Public Investment In Education

12 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie UCC Students’ Union and CIT Students’ Union have called on Senators to support a Labour private members motion this Wednesday rejecting any move to implement an income-contingent loan scheme but instead to publicly invest in third level education. UCC Students’ Union President Martin Scally said, “A decision to […]

CHARITY: UCC Sport Raises €14k for CUH Charity Children’s Unit Appeal

CHARITY: UCC Sport Raises €14k for CUH Charity Children’s Unit Appeal

11 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie   UCC Sport, representing all sports clubs at University College Cork selected CUH Charity as their official charity partner for 2016/2017 and chose to focus their fundraising efforts on the Children’s Unit Appeal. As a result of many student-led fundraising activities over the last nine months, they recently […]

EDUCATION: Funding for School Building projects in Bandon and Kinsale

EDUCATION: Funding for School Building projects in Bandon and Kinsale

7 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork based Senator, Tim Lombard, has welcomed the allocation of funding for St Multose National School, Kinsale and St Brogan’s College, Bandon under the ‘Additional Accommodation and Emergency Works Scheme’. “Today’s announcement of funding for St Multose National School will allow for a brand new mainstream classroom with […]

CORK CITY: is one of Europe’s leading CULTURAL cities – in new European research

CORK CITY: is one of Europe’s leading CULTURAL cities – in new European research

7 July 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City Council is delighted that Cork has been recognized as one of eight “ideal” cities for culture and creativity across the European Union. Cork was ranked as number one for cultural venues and facilities amongst European cities with a population of under 500,000. It also came top […]

ENTITLEMENTS: Automatic ‘Back to School’ payments will be made next week – says Cork TD Aindrias Moynihan

ENTITLEMENTS: Automatic ‘Back to School’ payments will be made next week – says Cork TD Aindrias Moynihan

5 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Applications being accepted by Department now Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Aindrias Moynihan has said that parents of school going children who have previously received the Back to School Allowance should receive their automatic payment next week from the Department of Social Protection. “Those who received […]

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