EDUCATION: Two teams from Cork Institute of Technology excel in Engineers Ireland Innovative Student Engineer of the Year Award 2017

EDUCATION: Two teams from Cork Institute of Technology excel in Engineers Ireland Innovative Student Engineer of the Year Award 2017

15 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Two student teams from Cork Institute of Technology have achieved runner-up status in the highly competitive Engineers Ireland Innovative Student Engineer of the Year Award 2017. Sponsored by Siemens, the Engineers Ireland Innovative Student Engineer of the Year Award is an annual competition that focuses on showcasing innovation […]

CORK FARMING: Seandun Macra na Feirme Region celebrates 60th Year

CORK FARMING: Seandun Macra na Feirme Region celebrates 60th Year

6 June 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie This month marks the 60th year since the formation of the Seandun Macra na Feirme Region. To mark the occassion, former Seandun Chairperson and historian Jim Fitzgerald, Knockraha, gives a recount of the formation of the Seandun Macra region. In 1944, Steven Cullinane and a group of other […]

TOWN MEETS GOWN: University College Cork gives its first Honorary Doctorate to a member of the Travelling Community

TOWN MEETS GOWN: University College Cork gives its first Honorary Doctorate to a member of the Travelling Community

2 June 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Traveller activist, Brigid Quilligan, will be the first Irish traveller to be conferred with an Honorary Doctorate at University College Cork today in acknowledgement of her leadership in securing recognition of the distinct ethnic identity of the Traveller Community in Ireland. UCC will honour four distinguished Irish people at […]

EDUCATION IMPROVES EMPLOYABILITY: CIT and UCC offering Springboard courses for JOBSEEKERS and HOMEMAKERS

EDUCATION IMPROVES EMPLOYABILITY: CIT and UCC offering Springboard courses for JOBSEEKERS and HOMEMAKERS

1 June 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Free higher education courses will be made available to people in Cork and the wider area as part of this year’s Springboard+ programme, it was announced this week. Cork Institute of Technology and University College Cork are among 39 education providers nationwide that have been selected to offer the […]

SUMMER OF SPACE: Blackrock Castle Observatory launch 50 public events – in association with Cork County Council – events include Buzz Aldrin lecture

SUMMER OF SPACE: Blackrock Castle Observatory launch 50 public events – in association with Cork County Council – events include Buzz Aldrin lecture

1 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Improve your sparial awareness!  In association with Cork Institute of Technology, Cork County Council, the International Space University and Science Foundation Ireland, County Mayor, Cllr Seamus McGrath this week launched Blackrock Castle Observatory’s Summer of Space at Cork County Library Headquarters. The exciting public engagement programme celebrates the 30th Space Studies […]

EDUCATION: Sunday’s Well School Class named ‘GIY and innocent drinks Sow & Grow Champions’

EDUCATION: Sunday’s Well School Class named ‘GIY and innocent drinks Sow & Grow Champions’

1 June 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie  Mr. O’Connor’s first class from Sunday’s Well Boys National School in Cork City has been announced as the GIY and innocent drinks Sow & Grow Champions 2017. Today (June 1st) the green fingered school children will attend the Bloom festival and meet Uachtarán na hÉireann Michael D Higgins. […]

SOCIAL PICS: CIT Multimedia and Visual Communications final year exhibition entitled ‘Sonder’

SOCIAL PICS: CIT Multimedia and Visual Communications final year exhibition entitled ‘Sonder’

28 May 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Students of ‘Multimedia and Visual Communications’ at Cork Institute of Technology have held a exhibition of their final year work. Entitled “Sonder”, the exhibition contained an array of movement interpretations, such as immersive game technology to assist in physical rehabilitation and interactive audio/visual collaborations with local musicians. Photographer […]

EDUCATION: University College Cork wins ‘Best Student Campus’ at the Education Awards.

EDUCATION: University College Cork wins ‘Best Student Campus’ at the Education Awards.

26 May 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie University College Cork has been named the winner of Best Student Campus at the Education Awards. The final of the Education Awards, recognising excellence in the third-level sector in Ireland, were held this week at a ceremony in Dublin, attended by hundreds of education professionals. “We’re delighted to […]

EDUCATION: Some Cork Secondary Schools are overcrowded – warns Sinn Fein TD who wants Department of Education to act

EDUCATION: Some Cork Secondary Schools are overcrowded – warns Sinn Fein TD who wants Department of Education to act

24 May 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire, has criticised the Minister for Education for the failures of the Department of Education in delivering long promised Permanent, and Temporary Accomodation, for 2 Cork Schools Deputy Ó Laoghaire was speaking during the course of a Topical issue debate, with the Minister […]

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