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 […]

WILD ATLANTIC WAY: Sherkin Islanders showcase creativity with The Gathering exhibition – part of The West Cork Islands Festival which is supported by Cork County Council

WILD ATLANTIC WAY: Sherkin Islanders showcase creativity with The Gathering exhibition – part of The West Cork Islands Festival which is supported by Cork County Council

2 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@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 the […]

SOCCER: Preview – Cork City FC v Dundalk – live on RTE 2

SOCCER: Preview – Cork City FC v Dundalk – live on RTE 2

2 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork City travel to Dundalk tonight for an eagerly awaited top of the table clash. Kick-off is at 7.30pm with the game live on RTE 2. The Rebel Army remain unbeaten this season with 15 wins and a single draw, the draw coming away from home against Galway […]

WEST CORK: RTE Radio 1 Ryan Tubridy Show broadcasts from Baltimore

WEST CORK: RTE Radio 1 Ryan Tubridy Show broadcasts from Baltimore

1 June 2017, 3.20pm By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Click here: for TheCork.ie Audio Tour of the Wild Atlantic Way The RTE Radio 1 ‘Ryan Tubridy Show’ broadcast live along a Cork section of the Wild Atlantic Way today. ‘Tubs’ broadcast from the Waterfront Hotel, The Square, Baltimore, West Cork Fáilte Ireland have joined forces once again […]

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 […]

HOMELESSNESS CRISIS: 3rd Quarterly Progress Report – Rebuilding Ireland – Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness

HOMELESSNESS CRISIS: 3rd Quarterly Progress Report – Rebuilding Ireland – Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness

1 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@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 Housing […]

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 […]