Range of Springboard courses on offer in Cork

Range of Springboard courses on offer in Cork

23 July 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Unemployed and working professionals can avail of Springboard+ and HCI initiatives and upskill for free or at a lower cost As part of the Springboard+ Initiative, Innopharma Education will offer 800 seats in courses in Pharmaceutical, Medical Technology and Food Science in September this year. All courses are […]

Apprenticeships must be remembered in the COVID-19 recovery – says Cork TD

Apprenticeships must be remembered in the COVID-19 recovery – says Cork TD

20 July 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork East, James O’Connor says that apprenticeships should be remembered in the COVID-19 recovery plans Deputy O’Connor said: “The same level of discussion has not as of yet taken place on the impact of COVID 19 has had on those providing apprenticeships and the […]

THINGS TO SEE IN CORK CITY: Maritime Exhibition at Crawford Art Gallery, Emmet Place

THINGS TO SEE IN CORK CITY: Maritime Exhibition at Crawford Art Gallery, Emmet Place

9 July 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie It’s called ‘Statio Bene’ and draws together over forty artworks describing the traditions and historic views of Cork Harbour. The exhibition features artworks describing Cork’s global connectedness, its harbour and river, shipping and leisure, defence, and mobility of people. Addressing the maritime traditions of Cork and the south […]

EAST CORK: Final hurdle passed in Carrigtwohill School Campus planning process

EAST CORK: Final hurdle passed in Carrigtwohill School Campus planning process

6 July 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork East Fine Gael TD, David Stanton, is pleased to learn that the final hurdle has been passed in granting planning permission for the Carrigtwohill School Campus with confirmation from An Bord Pleanála that no planning objections have been lodged against the development. Approval from An Bord Pleanála […]

Community funding for ‘Growboxes’ available in Cork

Community funding for ‘Growboxes’ available in Cork

5 July 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Energia and GIY have been getting Ireland growing with the distribution of 1,000 free GROWBoxes to homes nationwide during lockdown. Now they have announced the next round of prizes in the Get Ireland Growing initiative, with €10,000 worth of food growing kits to give away to budding growers […]

Ports and shipping the focus of Oceans of Learning series

Ports and shipping the focus of Oceans of Learning series

30 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The importance of Ireland’s ports and shipping services are the focus of this months Oceans of Learning series. The Marine Institute and partners are celebrating our world’s shared ocean and our connection to the sea in a 10-week series, sharing news and offering online interactive activities, videos and […]

Explore the Biodiversity of Cork’s Seashore from Home

Explore the Biodiversity of Cork’s Seashore from Home

28 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Following the onset of Covid 19, Cork County Council has been supporting community groups to explore alternate means of engaging with their environmental projects, resulting in many workshops and education initiatives moving online. One such project, the Scoil na Mara series of videos, exploring Irish seashore biodiversity and […]

Cork ETB offers post COVID19 education and training courses

Cork ETB offers post COVID19 education and training courses

27 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Education and Training Board (Cork ETB) is playing its part in ‘Getting Cork Back to Work’, supporting businesses and encouraging those whose employment has been affected, to upskill and re-educate themselves with one of many courses they are providing as a direct response to COVID19. In order […]

Underfunded childcare sector needs Temporary Wage Scheme to remain afloat?

Underfunded childcare sector needs Temporary Wage Scheme to remain afloat?

23 June 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Labour Party Spokesperson on Children, Cork East’s Seán Sherlock TD has called for the creation of a Citizen’s Assembly on Childcare and for the Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme to be expanded to fund the sector fully ahead of the September reopening of Childcare. Said Deputy Sherlock: “If it […]

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