Free Online Writing Workshops compliments of County Council

Free Online Writing Workshops compliments of County Council

4 April 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council Library & Arts Service, with support from the Arts Council, is providing a series of free online writing workshops, designed to support creative writing throughout the county. Three new online courses, beginning on April 29th and running every Wednesday evening until late June, will offer […]

Free groceries, free meals, and free delivery for front-line medical teams

Free groceries, free meals, and free delivery for front-line medical teams

3 April 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie fudi&more, a Cork-based eatery with four outlets and a large-scale grocery distribution and food production facility in Marina Commercial Park, Cork, has today answered Ireland’s call to ensure that crucial front-line medical staff receive the nutrition and care they deserve in the escalating COVID-19 emergency. Following on An […]

“Virtual” events to offer advice for teenagers, and now also parents, during challenging times

“Virtual” events to offer advice for teenagers, and now also parents, during challenging times

3 April 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie TeenTalks Goes Online to Offer Support During COVID-19 Crisis Cork County Council’s TeenTalks events may have been postponed, but as COVID-19 affects our entire community, it is now more important than ever to communicate. The TeenTalks series was initially designed to support teenagers with their Health & Wellbeing, […]

WIll the Junior Cert 2020 be cancelled?

WIll the Junior Cert 2020 be cancelled?

2 April 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie If you’re a student you may be hoping that the Junior Cert will be cancelled, on the other hand, if you have put in the hours in studying you may be looking forward to it! There are 126,000 students due to sit the State exams in 2020. The […]

Plans to upgrade Cork Institute of Technology to a University (Munster Technological University) continue despite COVID-19

Plans to upgrade Cork Institute of Technology to a University (Munster Technological University) continue despite COVID-19

2 April 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) and Institute of Technology Tralee (IT Tralee) are stepping up to the mark in terms of making all necessary supports available to Public Health and State agencies in the South West, and wider Munster Region, in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Specific […]

UCC should implement ‘No Detriment’ policy for student Grades

UCC should implement ‘No Detriment’ policy for student Grades

2 April 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin Education spokesperson, Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire has called on UCC and all Irish Universities to implement a ‘No detriment policy’ in the context of the unprecedented disruption of the COVID 19. Deputy Ó Laoghaire said he supported a petition launched by UCC students, and that such a […]

PUBLIC INPUT SOUGHT: for Heritage of County Cork Colouring Book Volume 2

PUBLIC INPUT SOUGHT: for Heritage of County Cork Colouring Book Volume 2

2 April 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Heritage of County Cork Colouring Book Volume 2 Needs You! Following the success of Cork County Councils ‘Colourful Heritage of County Cork’, a colouring book for all ages, a second volume is now in the works. In addition, The Council’s “Heritage of County Cork” series will this year […]

Free business webinar on COVID-19

Free business webinar on COVID-19

1 April 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The latest edition of a newly launched series of free live webinars by Network Ireland Cork will focus on engaging key audiences in the ‘new normal’. Rolled out to support businesses during the Covid-19 public health situation, the Network’s upcoming online seminar features Susie Horgan, of Springboard PR […]

Cancel the Junior Cert – says Fianna Fail TD

Cancel the Junior Cert – says Fianna Fail TD

30 March 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Junior Cert should be cancelled to alleviate pressure on families during the coronavirus crisis, Cork South West Deputy Christopher O’Sullivan said, joining calls by Fianna Fáil education spokesperson Thomas Byrne that all efforts be directed to ensuring the Leaving Cert goes ahead. Cancelling the junior cert will […]

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