Kinsale Gin tops the charts at the International 2020 Bartender Spirits Awards winning gold in three categories

Kinsale Gin tops the charts at the International 2020 Bartender Spirits Awards winning gold in three categories

26 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Kinsale Gin surpassed expectations at the Bartender Spirits Awards in the USA by taking gold across three categories. Kinsale Gin was awarded Gin Of The Year, Gin Producer Of The Year, and a Double Gold at the international awards. This small-batch, premium Irish Gin has been distilled with […]

EAST CORK: Extension project proposed for St. Aloysius College Carrigtwohill

EAST CORK: Extension project proposed for St. Aloysius College Carrigtwohill

24 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Department of Education and Skills has given notice that a major capital project for the development of St. Aloysius College Carrigtwohill has been devolved to the Le Chéile Schools Trust for delivery, according to Fine Gael TD for Cork East Constituency, David Stanton. The Department has confirmed […]

Have you seen a ladybird recently? Research wants spottings from Glanmire, Ballincollig, Cork City

Have you seen a ladybird recently? Research wants spottings from Glanmire, Ballincollig, Cork City

23 September 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Irish Ladybird Research Project calls on the public to help log records Fota Wildlife Park along with the Irish Research Council co-fund the Irish Ladybird Research Project and the project scholar, Gill Weyman, is based at Fota Wildlife Park and School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences […]

LOCAL HISTORY: New 1920 centenary exhibition launched at Cork Public Museum

LOCAL HISTORY: New 1920 centenary exhibition launched at Cork Public Museum

21 September 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A new 1920 centenary exhibition, which tells the story of Cork’s two patriot Lord Mayors, opened to the public this morning at the museum in Fitzgeralds Park. “Suffering the Most – The Life and Times of Tomás Mac Curtain (whose name is written with a space between the […]

COVID grounded pilots back in school

COVID grounded pilots back in school

18 September 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie As the airline industry comes to terms with its most difficult years, a new degree course from CIT in Cork has been unveiled to give trainee business skills while skills also. CIT has enrolled 120 students – all of them commercial pilots – on its innovative Bachelor of […]

Two-tier pay system in teaching is unfair – says Cork City Labour party branch

Two-tier pay system in teaching is unfair – says Cork City Labour party branch

16 September 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Government must acknowledge the role played by teachers in reopening schools and as part of the Leaving Cert calculated grades process and end the two-tier pay system ended according to Labour Cllr John Maher and Local Area Reps Ciara Kennedy and Peter Horgan. Cllr Maher said: “The […]

Allotment style Food grower from Cobh, Co Cork wins ‘2020 Energia Get Ireland Growing’ grand prize

Allotment style Food grower from Cobh, Co Cork wins ‘2020 Energia Get Ireland Growing’ grand prize

15 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The preschool professional believes in the outdoor classroom, so she transformed her garden into a communal allotment several years ago.  She calls it “Patch na bPaisti” (the Children’s Patch – of ground) and it is a popular weekend activity for many young children. Cobh based Louise O’Connor has […]

7 Reasons to Study in Ireland

7 Reasons to Study in Ireland

15 September 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie With many things known about Ireland, people still underestimate its educational system. In this guide, we will reveal top benefits of studying here For some reason, Ireland is not in top countries considered by students for studying abroad, and this is a huge mistake. This country has outstanding […]

Cork Institute of Technology looks forward to intake of new students

Cork Institute of Technology looks forward to intake of new students

11 September 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Head of Student Affairs at Cork Institute of Technology, Dr Dan Collins, has congratulated all students who received offers through the CAO on Friday September 11th as well as empathising with those who were not made an offer in Round 1. Speaking, virtually, to prospective CIT Students, Dr Collins […]

Newmarket woman among researchers from 5 universities awarded prestigious “Lero Director’s Prizes”

Newmarket woman among researchers from 5 universities awarded prestigious “Lero Director’s Prizes”

8 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Mairead O’Connor of Newmarket, North County Cork is among eight researchers from five leading Irish universities awarded Lero Director’s Prizes at an online ceremony today. This is the second year of the annual awards presented by the University of Limerick based ‘Lero, the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre […]

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