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28 September 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A community-led local development company which works with families and businesses in the Ballyhoura region of east Limerick and north Cork is helping develop the accounting professionals of the future. It has congratulated its three current Accounting Technicians Ireland apprentices on their progress. Ballyhoura Development CLG champions the... Read More
24 September 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Two of Ireland’s Olympic heroes have called on their fellow students to row in behind new research that will see UCC students and staff engage in a new Covid-19 rapid testing project. With students returning to UCC’s campus this month, UCC’s Olympic medal winning rowers Paul O’Donovan and... Read More
24 September 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie An Taoiseach Micheál Martin and Paul Johnston, British Ambassador to Ireland, among the speakers – Conference to host oral history of the families of members of the Treaty Delegation, featuring descendants of those who took part in the talks. – An Taoiseach Micheál Martin and Paul Johnston, British... Read More
23 September 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Central Library, Grand Parade and Hollyhill Library in Knocknaheeny are to be the venues once again for two exhibitions of the top 21 winning paintings from the 2020 and 2019 Texaco Children’s Art Competitions respectively. Set to run simultaneously, both exhibitions will open to the public on Friday,... Read More
23 September 2021 By Mary Bemingham mary@TheCork.ie The Cork-based Musgrave Group isin’t a household name in itself, but the firm owns the well-known franchise brands of ‘SuperValu’ and ‘Centra’ which are in almost every Irish town and village. Today, Musgrave launched their ‘2022 Graduate Programme ’ Cork-based Musgrave Group, Ireland’s leading food retail, wholesale and foodservice... Read More
20 September 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin’s Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD has called on the Government to urgently provide the early years sector with the investment it deserves, delivering accessible, affordable childcare for parents and securing properly paid careers for early years professionals. This follows reports that many childcare facilities in Cork face... Read More
17 September 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin spokesperson on Education, Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire (Cork South Central TD), has called on the Tánaiste to urgently act to provide paid leave for parents who must stay at home with a child who is self-isolating. Speaking in the Dáil during oral questions on Enterprise, Trade and... Read More
17 September 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Greg Tarr, Cormac Harris, and Alan O’Sullivan will represent Ireland The winners of the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE) 2020 and 2021 will compete against over 150 young people from 39 countries at the European Union Contest for Young Scientists (EUCYS) this weekend, at a virtual... Read More
17 September 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Students spanning Primary (5th and 6th class) and Secondary (up to Junior Cert) schools are invited to enter the inaugural, national An Post Brain Busters programme announced by Dr Niamh Shaw, award-winning communicator, writer and explorer of space activities. Students must successfully complete a series of numeracy and... Read More
13 September 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork Education and Training Board (also known as Cork ETB) has recently announced the appointment of three Principals, three Deputy Principals, two Youthreach Co-Ordinators and a Training Centre Manager. The new appointees will be taking up positions within Cork ETB schools, colleges, and centres. In Bandon, Teresa Vaughan... Read More
11 September 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Did you know there is a 9/11 memorial on the Wild Atlantic Way driving route, in County Cork, Ireland? Most people have not heard of ‘Ringfinnan Garden of Remembrance’. It has no website, just a Facebook page. The garden is located South West of Kinsale town, Co Cork,... Read More