New Primary School in Kanturk to Go to Construction during 2020 – O’Shea

New Primary School in Kanturk to Go to Construction during 2020 – O’Shea

14 January 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie North Cork Fine Gael Councillor & General Election Candidate John Paul O’Shea recently confirmed that the planned new primary school in Kanturk will go to construction during 2020. Cllr. O’Shea received written confirmation from Minister of State at the Office of Public Works this week that the project […]

VIDEO: BALLINCOLLIG students win 2020 Young Scientist Competition

VIDEO: BALLINCOLLIG students win 2020 Young Scientist Competition

10 January 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cormac Harris and Alan O’Sullivan announced as winners of the 56th BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition The winners of the 56th BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE) have been announced. Cormac Harris and Alan O’Sullivan, both aged 16, fourth year students from Coláiste Choilm, Cork, have […]

Entries open in Texaco Children’s Art Competition

Entries open in Texaco Children’s Art Competition

5 January 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The search to find the young artists who will excel in this year’s Texaco Children’s Art Competition has begun. Last year three students from Cork City, and nine from Co Cork, won prizes in the event which is now in its 66th year and widely acknowledged as the longest running arts sponsorship […]

Global Food Finance Summit to be held in May 2020

Global Food Finance Summit to be held in May 2020

30 December 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A look back at news this December The Food Institute UCC, Ireland’s largest collaborative research and learning institute for food-related activity, has announced details of a global food finance summit which it will host in partnership with Cork University Business School (CUBS) and Goodbody Stockbrokers on 28 May 2020. […]

€18.75m capital grant for CIT will greatly enhance education in Cork – Burke

€18.75m capital grant for CIT will greatly enhance education in Cork – Burke

28 December 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork Senator Colm Burke has warmly welcomed the €18.75m capital grant for CIT, announced in recent weeks by the Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh and the Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor. Senator Colm Burke said: “Since Cork Institute of Technology first opened […]

VIDEO: Cork Institute of Technology celebrates 20 years of ‘Recognition of Prior Learning’ (RPL)

VIDEO: Cork Institute of Technology celebrates 20 years of ‘Recognition of Prior Learning’ (RPL)

19 December 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) has celebrated 20 years of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). The occasion was marked with the launch of a video and handbook presenting reflections from CIT staff, students, and national and European contributors regarding the impact and future directions of RPL. Attendees were […]

1920 was a historic pivotal year for Cork City, so 2020 will be a year of commerations

1920 was a historic pivotal year for Cork City, so 2020 will be a year of commerations

19 December 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork City Council will hold a Special Meeting on 30th January 2020 to commemorate the first meeting of Council elected by proportional representation – the first of a programme of events in Cork to mark the 1920 centenary, a pivotal year in the city’s history and the birth […]

CIT Chemical Engineeing Student wins 2019 Merck Prize for Academic Excellence

CIT Chemical Engineeing Student wins 2019 Merck Prize for Academic Excellence

18 December 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The leading science and technology company Merck, which has a Cork facility in Carrigtwohill, has announced the 2019 winner of the Merck Prize for Academic Excellence. This annual prize of €1,000 and a commemorative medal is awarded for Academic Excellence in Chemical Engineering and began last year to […]

Cork County Council Announces Extension of Healthy Ireland Initiatives

Cork County Council Announces Extension of Healthy Ireland Initiatives

17 December 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council is delighted to announce the extension of a number of very popular initiatives under Healthy Ireland, the national framework for action to improve the health and wellbeing of Ireland over the coming generation. Among the projects confirmed to receive support for a further two year […]

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