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June 2017
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
1 June 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Simon Coveney now 5/1 from 13/2 to lead Fine Gael, Leo Varadkar remains favourite but eased to 1/10 With voting under way for the Next Fine Gael Leader, BoyleSports can report support for Simon Coveney. The Cork native remains the outsider to succeed Enda Kenny but is now 5/1... Read More
1 June 2017 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Labour Party Local Area Representative, Peter Horgan, has called on the new Government to prioritise Early Years Intervention investment as a matter of urgency. “Whether which way the Fine Gael Leadership contest goes, we will have a new Taoiseach and a new-ish Government next week,” said Mr Horgan.... Read More
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.... Read More