400 Student Strong Davis College Model United Nations Gets Underway at Cork City Hall

400 Student Strong Davis College Model United Nations Gets Underway at Cork City Hall

17 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Students from 18 secondary schools across Ireland, alongside visiting students from Spain, gather in Cork City Hall this week as Ireland’s largest Model United Nations conference gets underway. Running from Tuesday, 16th January to Friday, 19th January, 400 students will assume the role of delegates representing countries and […]

CORK FARMING: New Principal at Teagasc Clonakilty Agricultural College, West Cork

CORK FARMING: New Principal at Teagasc Clonakilty Agricultural College, West Cork

10 January 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Teagasc has appointed Keith Kennedy as the new Principal of the Agricultural College in Clonakilty, Co Cork. He fills the position vacated by Majella Maloney, who has been appointed as the Teagasc Regional Advisory Manager for the Limerick/Kerry region. Keith Kennedy qualified with a degree in Agricultural Science […]

GIVE THE GIFT OF MUSIC! Donate instruments to others via Cork County Library

GIVE THE GIFT OF MUSIC! Donate instruments to others via Cork County Library

10 January 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Call for donations of musical instruments Cork County Library is currently looking at the possibility of making musical instruments available to borrow through its branch library network on a pilot basis, to allow members of the public to road test their musical skills before investing in a costly […]

ATTN CORK SCHOOLS: Texaco Children’s Art Competition 2018 seeking Cork entries

ATTN CORK SCHOOLS: Texaco Children’s Art Competition 2018 seeking Cork entries

9 January 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The search to find the young artists who will excel in this year’s Texaco Children’s Art Competition has begun. Last year nine students from Co Cork won prizes in the event which is now in its 64th year and widely acknowledged as the longest running arts sponsorship in […]

EDUCATION: Computer Science as an actual Leaving Certificate – begins in SEVEN Cork Schools in 2018

EDUCATION: Computer Science as an actual Leaving Certificate – begins in SEVEN Cork Schools in 2018

5 January 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Minister for Education and Skills Richard Bruton TD today announced that 40 post primary schools around the country will start studying Leaving Certificate Computer Science from this September and will be the first to sit an exam in the subject in 2020. Computer Science for Leaving Certificate focuses […]

CHARITY: SHARE Thanks the People of Cork for Their Continued Support

CHARITY: SHARE Thanks the People of Cork for Their Continued Support

3 January 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The generosity of the Cork public during SHARE’s Fast & Fundraising campaign ensures the organisation can continue its good work in 2018. Now in its 48th year, the annual S.H.A.R.E (Students Harness Aid for the Relief of the Elderly) Christmas Campaign, drew to a close this Christmas Eve […]

CHRISTMAS EVE: Cork Tourist Attraction gives out free soup and apple juice

CHRISTMAS EVE: Cork Tourist Attraction gives out free soup and apple juice

24 December 2017, 8am By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Nano Nagle Place to host charity event in aid of the Cork Simon Community On Christmas Eve, Sunday 24th December, the newly opened Nano Nagle Place on Douglas Street in Cork, will revive a centuries-old tradition by offering a warm mug of soup and mulled apple juice […]

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