SAY HELLO TO TEXACO: Cork Libraries to host exhibitions of local Texaco Art Competition entries

SAY HELLO TO TEXACO: Cork Libraries to host exhibitions of local Texaco Art Competition entries

21 September 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Students from Cork city and county, with others from elsewhere in Munster, are to have their prizewinning entries from the Texaco Children’s Art Competition displayed in two exhibitions to be held simultaneously in Cork City Council libraries during the month of October. Consisting of up to 50 artworks […]

THINGS TO DO IN CORK 22nd SEP 2017: University College Cork hosts plenty of events for Culture Night

THINGS TO DO IN CORK 22nd SEP 2017: University College Cork hosts plenty of events for Culture Night

21 September 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Meet slithering reptiles, enjoy a drama about digital dating or attend a slide and polka workshop as Gaeilge – these are just some of the events that UCC has organized for Culture Night (Friday, September 22) reflecting the creative and scholarly richness of the University.  All are welcome and the […]

GIG ECONOMY: Deliveroo seeks Cork students as delivery cyclists as winter begins

GIG ECONOMY: Deliveroo seeks Cork students as delivery cyclists as winter begins

19 September 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie As thousands of students settle back into college life this week, Deliveroo have announced that on average, students in Cork make €10.12 per hour with their service. “The flexible work at competitive rates allows students to fit work around their hobbies and studies” said a company statement. “Students love […]

‘HOW TO’ LEARNING GUIDES: created in Cork will be used globally – thanks to ‘Cork Learning Partners’ namely Cork City Council, Cork Education and Training Board, University College Cork & Cork Institute of Technology

‘HOW TO’ LEARNING GUIDES: created in Cork will be used globally – thanks to ‘Cork Learning Partners’ namely Cork City Council, Cork Education and Training Board, University College Cork & Cork Institute of Technology

19 September 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork Learning Partners (Cork City Council, Cork Education and Training Board, University College Cork and Cork Institute of Technology) yesterday (Monday 18th September) announced the launch of a series of How-To learning guides for other Learning Cities across the world. During their keynote address, at the opening day […]

FLOODING: Free lecture to be hosted in University College Cork

FLOODING: Free lecture to be hosted in University College Cork

19 September 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie As part of UCC’s Community Engagement Week 2017 the Philosophy Department will hold a public discussion on the topic of Flood Defence. Invited speakers will include Dr. Cara Nine (UCC Philosophy. Internationally recognised expert on the ethics/politics of rivers), Dr. Orla O’Donovan (UCC Applied Social Studies), Robert Devoy […]

UNESCO: International Conference on Learning Cities – hosted in Cork – Day 1 Report

UNESCO: International Conference on Learning Cities – hosted in Cork – Day 1 Report

18 September 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie More than 650 delegates from 92 countries across the world attended the opening day of the UNESCO’s third International Conference on Learning Cities, which opened today in Cork, Ireland. It is the first time that this global UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) Conference has been hosted […]

IRISH EDUCATION SYSTEM: needs “root and branch reform” – says Cork MEP

IRISH EDUCATION SYSTEM: needs “root and branch reform” – says Cork MEP

13 September 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Cork based Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ni Riada has called for root and branch reform of the Irish education system. The Ireland South MEP was speaking at an event she organised in the European Parliament entitled Quality Education For All. The conference heard contributions from MEPs and […]

MALLOW: Grasstec named as a winner of open eir’s ‘High Speed High Street’ competition – so it will feature at the National Ploughing Championships

MALLOW: Grasstec named as a winner of open eir’s ‘High Speed High Street’ competition – so it will feature at the National Ploughing Championships

8 September 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie open eir today announced the winners of its ‘High Speed High Street’ National Ploughing Championship competition. This initiative showcases Irish SMEs using high speed broadband to promote their business online, to sell product and to engage in new market opportunities. The competition saw SMEs across the country entering to win a coveted […]

PHOTOS: Graduation from Coláiste Stiofáin Naofa Cork – CSN

PHOTOS: Graduation from Coláiste Stiofáin Naofa Cork – CSN

8 September 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The future is bright for 500 students of CSN – one of Ireland’s most renowned colleges of further education – as the class of 2017 celebrate their graduation today. Each emerging graduate will receive QQI awards from one and two-year courses, including art, design, sports, business, music, digital […]

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