Young Vietnamese Entrepreneurs visit CIT on their Entrepreneurial Journey

Young Vietnamese Entrepreneurs visit CIT on their Entrepreneurial Journey

9 March 2016 By Bryan Smyth beyan@TheCork.ie Over three hundred aspiring entrepreneurs from nine Universities in Vietnam, have entered a competition with the top prize of enterprise learning and mentoring at Ireland’s most successful incubation centre, The Rubicon Centre at Cork Institute of Technology (CIT). The winners will benefit from a one-month experience on CIT’s […]

Frank O’Connor stories ‘deserve more notice at home’ in Cork

Frank O’Connor stories ‘deserve more notice at home’ in Cork

9 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A symposium will be held at UCC this Thursday (March 10) to mark the 50th anniversary of the Cork-born writer Frank O’Connor’s death and celebrate his legacy. A major figure in both critical and creative contexts, Frank O’Connor was born Michael O’Donovan in Cork in 1903. He went […]

CIT Prize for Innovation 2016

CIT Prize for Innovation 2016

9 March 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie There has been a record number of entrants for this year’s Local Enterprise Offices (Cork) CIT Prize for Innovation, which awards €10,000 in cash prizes to inventions and business ideas judged most creative, novel, innovative, and likely to succeed in the workplace. The prize forms part of Cork […]

Question: When is ‘Innovation week’ at Cork Institute of Technology? Answer: This week!

Question: When is ‘Innovation week’ at Cork Institute of Technology? Answer: This week!

9 March 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork Institute of Technology’s Innovation Week 2016 is in full swing with a packed schedule of events and activities promoting entrepreneurship and innovation taking place across CIT’s five campus locations. Today’s (Wednesday March 9th) events include an Educators Seminar which will provide an insight into how best educators […]

Boards of major Irish organisations ‘far away’ from gender parity – according to UCC study

Boards of major Irish organisations ‘far away’ from gender parity – according to UCC study

7 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Irish organisations may have one or two women on their boards, but in 2016 the emphasis should be on equality and parity; a ‘token woman’ or two is not good enough, according to Professor Irene Lynch Fannon, School of Law, UCC. UCC’s School of Law will launch a […]

Cork student wins Doodle 4 Google 2016 competition

Cork student wins Doodle 4 Google 2016 competition

7 March 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie 12 year old Cork student Mia Buckley from Summercove National School has been crowned the winner of this year’s Doodle 4 Google competition. Having faced tough competition from 74 other regional finalists, Mia’s doodle will go live to millions of users on Easter Monday, 28th March on the […]

St Aloysius College, Carrigtwohill becomes first mainstream secondary school in Co Cork to be awarded the ISPCC Shield Anti-Bullying Flag

St Aloysius College, Carrigtwohill becomes first mainstream secondary school in Co Cork to be awarded the ISPCC Shield Anti-Bullying Flag

5 March 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (ISPCC) is delighted to award the first Shield Anti Bullying Flag to the first mainstream secondary school in Co. Cork yesterday. St Aloysius, along with Scoil Mhuire Naofa also based in Carrigtwohil and Bantry Youthreach centres are the […]

Cork represented at 46th National Volunteers Conference of Foróige

Cork represented at 46th National Volunteers Conference of Foróige

3 March 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Some 24 volunteers representing Cork attended the 46th National Volunteers Conference of Foróige, Ireland’s leading youth organisation, which took place recently. They were amongst the more than 220 Foróige volunteers from all over the country who took part in the conference, themed ‘Young People in 2016 – Shaping […]

PICS: Cork Institute of Technology marks International Student Day

PICS: Cork Institute of Technology marks International Student Day

3 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) is home to more than 1,100 international students from approx. 125 countries. It is a truly global institution! Yesterday International Student Day war marked on camput. It provides a unique opportunity for international students in CIT to showcase their various cultures and traditions […]

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