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Archives / June 2017
2 June 2017 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Labour spokesperson on Climate Change, Sean Sherlock TD, has expressed his disappointment at the decision by the United States to pull out of the Paris Climate Accord. The announcement was made by US President, Donald Trump, at the White House last evening. Deputy Sherlock commented: ‘’I am... Read More
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... Read More
2 June 2017 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sherkin Island will hold its annual community arts & craft exhibition at the Sherkin Island Community Hall on June 17th -18th as part of the West Cork Islands Festival. ‘The Gathering’ exhibition will be officially opened by Ann Davoren, director of the West Cork Arts Centre, in... Read More
1 June 2017 By Tom Collins 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... Read More
1 June 2017 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Simon Coveney is currently wearing two hats, he is campaigning for the Fine Gael Leadership contest and is also Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government. In his latter capacity he today published the Third Quarterly Progress Report on implementation of “Rebuilding Ireland – an Action Plan for... Read More
1 June 2017 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Improve your spatial 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... Read More