EDUCATION: 40% of second level students not choosing science or technology as perceived ‘too difficult’

EDUCATION: 40% of second level students not choosing science or technology as perceived ‘too difficult’

26 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie BT Ireland today launched the 54th BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE), calling on secondary school students across Ireland to begin their preparation for the 2018 event in January. To mark the launch of the 2018 exhibition, BT commissioned an independent survey of third-level students to identify […]

HEALTH: “Nationalise Publicly-Funded Hospitals Owned by Religious Orders” – says Cork Solidarity TD

HEALTH: “Nationalise Publicly-Funded Hospitals Owned by Religious Orders” – says Cork Solidarity TD

26 April 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork North Cental Solidarity TD Mick Barry this morning said that the Dail’s Future of Healthcare committee must address the issue of the ownership of publicly-funded hospitals by religious institutions in the wake of the National Maternity Hospital controversy. Deputy Barry, Solidarity-PBP’s representative on the Future of Healthcare […]

WEST CORK: Fastnet Film Festival, discloses guest list for May 2017 at the Cinematrographers’ Party

WEST CORK: Fastnet Film Festival, discloses guest list for May 2017 at the Cinematrographers’ Party

26 April 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fastnet Film Festival, discloses guest list for May 2017 at the Cinematrographers’ Party The festival, which will take place in Schull, West Cork from Wednesday the 24th – to Sunday 28th May, was launched last night (25rd April) at the ‘Cinematographer’s Party’ at The Crane Lane Theatre, Cork. […]

ENTERTAINMENT: Grammy winning acapella group – ‘The Swingles’ – to perform at Cork International Choral Festival Gala Concert

ENTERTAINMENT: Grammy winning acapella group – ‘The Swingles’ –  to perform at Cork International Choral Festival Gala Concert

26 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie As part of the mammoth programme of events taking place this week across Cork for the 2017 Cork International Choral Festival, there will be a very special performance by the multi Grammy® award winning acapella group, The Swingles at Cork City Hall this Thursday evening at 8pm. The […]

HORSE RACING: Cork Sports Clubs Go Racing at Cork Racecourse Mallow

HORSE RACING: Cork Sports Clubs Go Racing at Cork Racecourse Mallow

26 April 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork Sports Clubs Go Racing at Cork Racecourse Mallow Hudson Taylor in Concert After Racing ‘Cork Sports Clubs Go Racing’ is a new fundraising initiative created by Cork Racecourse Mallow to allow local sports clubs to fundraise for their respective clubs at their race-meeting on Friday evening, May 5th. […]

BREXIT: Enterprise Ireland ‘Brexit Roadshow’ at Maryborough Hotel, Cork

BREXIT: Enterprise Ireland ‘Brexit Roadshow’ at Maryborough Hotel, Cork

26 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Enterprise Ireland have announced details of the first in a series of nationwide ‘Prepare for Brexit’ roadshows, which will take place at the Maryborough Hotel, Cork on Wednesday, 3 May from 8.00-10.30 am. Part of Enterprise Ireland’s #PrepareforBrexit campaign, the Cork roadshow will feature speakers from SMEs, large […]

Cork Airport promotes ‘Wild Atlantic Way’ and ‘Ireland’s Ancient East’

Cork Airport promotes ‘Wild Atlantic Way’ and ‘Ireland’s Ancient East’

25 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Over 15 representatives working at Cork Airport, including frontline staff and stakeholders such as car hire companies, were today confirmed as tourism ‘Champions’ for providing excellence in their service to overseas visitors having completing a Fáilte Ireland bespoke Champions Programme specifically tailored for Cork Airport to enable staff […]

The English Market gets a facelift

The English Market gets a facelift

25 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The English Market, Ireland’s oldest indoor food market, officially revealed its new look today. The world renowned market has stepped into the 21st century by giving its main entrance, the Grand Parade facade, a new and improved look in keeping with the Market’s new logo and branding. With […]

AWARD: The Kingsley Hotel Cork voted as one of the top spa hotels in the world

AWARD: The Kingsley Hotel Cork voted as one of the top spa hotels in the world

25 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Kingsley Hotel on the Carrigrohane Straight Road, Cork has been named as one of the top spa hotels in the world by hotels.com, the world’s biggest accommodation website. Based on independent customer reviews, The Kingsley was listed in the spa category in the website’s ‘Loved by Guests’ […]

HEALTH & BEAUTY: The Spa at Castlemartyr introduces divine new spa range, Germaine de Capuccini

HEALTH & BEAUTY: The Spa at Castlemartyr introduces divine new spa range, Germaine de Capuccini

25 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Spa at Castlemartyr features a variety of exquisite products, the latest addition to which is deluxe professional skincare and therapies from Germaine de Capuccini. An exciting addition to the Spa at Castlemartyr, with a special launch evening taking place on April 6th next, Germaine de Capuccini has […]

Cope Foundation calling on employers to participate in ‘Job Shadow Day Initiative 2017’

Cope Foundation calling on employers to participate in ‘Job Shadow Day Initiative 2017’

25 April 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Tomorrow, 26th April 2017 Cope Foundation, an organisation providing support and services to 2,350 people with intellectual disability and/or autism in 65 locations across Cork City and County, will participate in and launch the ‘Job Shadow Day Initiative 2017’ as part of the National Job Shadow Week, in […]