Munster Technological University (MTU) launches an entrepreneur recruitment campaign.

Munster Technological University (MTU) launches an entrepreneur recruitment campaign.

29 April 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie €3.5million to be spent in the South West on Enterprise Development Funded by Enterprise Ireland, Munster Technological University (MTU) will spend €3.5m over the next five years on the New Frontiers Programme to support hundreds of entrepreneurs and to deliver 75 new companies in the South West Region. […]

Munster Technological University running ‘Enterprise Camp’ for future young entrepreneurs

Munster Technological University running ‘Enterprise Camp’ for future young entrepreneurs

27 April 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie MTU’s Enterprise Camp offers second-level students a great opportunity to explore entrepreneurship and it’s free Munster Technological University (MTU) has a fantastic opportunity for students to explore their potential for enterprise, entrepreneurship and innovation. MTU are currently recruiting for this summer’s Enterprise Camp that will see 40 eager […]

The latest group of IGNITE UCC graduates

The latest group of IGNITE UCC graduates

25 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Start-ups ranging from a smart sleeping mask to helping people secure basketball scholarships in the US have graduated from the IGNITE programme at UCC. Seven entrepreneurs have become the first founders to complete the IGNITE programme entirely online this year. IGNITE nurtures start-ups from an idea to commercial […]

Corkman done good: Unnamed past student of North Mon donates to his former school via USA based charity

Corkman done good: Unnamed past student of North Mon donates to his former school via USA based charity

20 April 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Tomorrow, the Lord Mayor of Cork, Councillor Joe Kavanagh, will launch a Bursary Scheme for the North Monastery Secondary School. The bursaries are supported by “a past pupil of the school” (name not yet public) through the Boston, Mass based Irish Education Foundation. The initiative will provide financial […]

CARRIGALINE: New school

CARRIGALINE: New school

17 April 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The new special school will operate in an existing Gaelscoil school building in Carrigaline which will become vacant in September with the development of the new school campus on the Ballinrea Road. Minister for Education Norma Foley TD and Minister of State with responsibility for Special Education and […]

Cork ETB hosts online awards ceremony for students

Cork ETB hosts online awards ceremony for students

16 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie 226 students honoured by Cork ETB at the first ‘Virtual’ Awards Ceremony for Achieving Excellence in the 2020 Leaving Certificate Examinations Taoiseach Micheál Martin, T.D., had glowing tributes for 226 Cork ETB students who were this evening honoured for displaying academic excellence in their Leaving Certificate and Leaving […]

New Cork Michael Collins documentary released today

New Cork Michael Collins documentary released today

16 April 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A new documentary, ‘The Young Fella’, funded by Cork County Council’s Commemoration Committee and Michael Collins House, is set to premiere today. Much has been said about Michael Collins’ life, but the focus is nearly always on his later years. Biographies of ‘The Big Fella’ tend to focus […]

State should cover cost of hotel quarantining for returning Erasmus students

State should cover cost of hotel quarantining for returning Erasmus students

10 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil MEP, Billy Kelleher has said that the state should cover the mandatory hotel quarantine costs of Erasmus students returning to Ireland. Kelleher was commenting after receiving representations from his party’s youth organisation, Ógra Fianna Fáil, requesting support for students on official Erasmus programmes. “If the medical […]

SPORT: Kellie Harrington and David Gillick will be eVisiting Schools from now ’til Summer

SPORT: Kellie Harrington and David Gillick will be eVisiting Schools from now ’til Summer

27 March 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Irish world boxing champion Kellie Harrington and track and field Olympian, David Gillick will be “visiting” (online) homes and schools throughout West Cork and beyond over the coming months until summer holidays begin. Joining the Fyffes Fit Squad team, Kellie and David will broadcast their approach to exercise […]

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