ALUMNI AWARDS: UCC to celebrate outstanding alumni 

ALUMNI AWARDS: UCC to celebrate outstanding alumni 

24 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The first visually-impaired athlete to complete seven marathons on seven continents in seven days, the founders of an initiative to engage girls in STEM, and the coach of Cork senior ladies’ football team during 10 All-Ireland wins are among those to be honoured at UCC today. UCC law […]

14% of our young people out of work – overeducated but underskilled – says Cork MEP

14% of our young people out of work – overeducated but underskilled – says Cork MEP

21 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Irish young people are choosing academic education over vocational training and this remains a big issue for Ireland. Ireland South MEP and member of the EU Employment committee Deirdre Clune has called our youth unemployment rate of 14% unacceptable. Clune said that all future EU funds designated for […]

SCHOOL BUS PASSES: system needs reform – says Cork Senator Tim Lombard

SCHOOL BUS PASSES: system needs reform – says Cork Senator Tim Lombard

17 November 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The system of allocation for school bus passes, especially in rural communities, needs to be re-evaluated says Cork Senator Tim Lombard. “Many families in both urban and rural communities rely on Bus Eireann for transporting their students to and from school. The current system to gain a bus […]

HEALTH: November 16th is ‘World Pancreatic Cancer Day’

HEALTH: November 16th is ‘World Pancreatic Cancer Day’

16 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie As part of World Pancreatic Cancer Day in Ireland, Breakthrough Cancer Research and University College Cork have launched the third in their series of cookbook for cancer patients. The cookbook is specifically aimed at patients undergoing treatment for pancreatic cancer and is available free of charge to cancer patients […]

EAST CORK: Junior Minister David Stanton visits new schools – Gaelscoil & Educate Together School

EAST CORK: Junior Minister David Stanton visits new schools – Gaelscoil & Educate Together School

15 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton, has visited Gaelscoil Mhainistir na Corann and Midleton Educate Together, both of which are new builds. “I was pleased to have the opportunity to visit these two new schools. Gaelscoil Mhainistir na […]

GET YOUR LEARN ON! Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) Open Day 2017

GET YOUR LEARN ON! Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) Open Day 2017

15 November 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) Open Day takes place on Friday, 17th November, from 10am until 3pm on the Bishopstown Campus. For students interested in studying at CIT Crawford College of Art and Design (CCAD), it will be open to visitors on Friday, 17th from 10am until 4pm […]

EDUCATION: UCC releases 31 BIS graduates into jobs marketplace

EDUCATION: UCC releases 31 BIS graduates into jobs marketplace

14 November 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie 31 BSc. Business Information Systems graduates are the first in their Degree Programme to achieve an IIBA Academic Certificate in Business Analysis. At UCC’s Autumn Conferring 2017, 31 BSc. Business Information Systems (BIS) graduates from Cork University Business School (CUBS) at UCC were the first to achieve an […]

ART COMPETITION: County success for St Marys National School, Carrigaline

ART COMPETITION: County success for St Marys National School, Carrigaline

14 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Carrigaline’s St. Mary’s National School (Waterpark), and Fermoy’s Adair School named County Winners in prestigious national art competition Both schools now in the running for ‘Someone Like Me’ national title which will be announced by Minister of State with special responsibility for Disability Issues, Finian McGrath T.D. at Dublin […]

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