CORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY: to benefit from national I.T. building programme

CORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY: to benefit from national I.T. building programme

18 Ocotber 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 11 new Higher Education buildings to provide over 8,000 new student places The Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton T.D. and the Minister of State for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D., have announced €200 million in investment in Institutes of Technology around the country. This announcement […]

UCC: 2018 National Famine Commemoration to take place in University College Cork

UCC: 2018 National Famine Commemoration to take place in University College Cork

15 October 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Heather Humphreys TD, Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and Chair of the National Famine Commemoration Committee, has announced that next year’s National Famine Commemoration will take place on Saturday, 12th May 2018 in University College Cork. The event will be hosted by University College Cork in […]

BUS EIREANN: Cancels Cork school busses for Monday because of storm

BUS EIREANN: Cancels Cork school busses for Monday because of storm

14 October 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie School Transport Scheme services operated by Bus Éireann in Cork, Kerry, Clare, Mayo & Galway will not operate, Monday October 16th, due to Met Éireann’s Status Red weather warning. Parents, schools and school management bodies have previously been advised of this policy – adopted in 2015- to ensure […]

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK: marks 90 years of ESB with reflections on how electricity transformed Ireland

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK: marks 90 years of ESB with reflections on how electricity transformed Ireland

13 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie • Seminal 1844 study of Shannon energy potential by Sir Robert Kane, first President of Queen’s College, Cork acknowledged in UCC President’s lecture • The role of electricity in Ireland’s low carbon future highlighted by ESB Deputy Chief Executive University College Cork, in conjunction with ESB, has hosted […]

BUSINESS: UL bestows Honorary Doctorate on Corkman Michael Buckley

10 October 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie UL honours two inspirational individuals Books and music formed the backdrop to the UL Honorary Conferrings today as historian and author George Cunningham and Irish Chamber Orchestra (ICO) Chairman Michael Buckley were conferred Honorary Doctorates of Letters at University of Limerick. UL President, Dr Des Fitzgerald said: “The […]

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK: needs to INVEST in cycling – says Green Party branch

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK: needs to INVEST in cycling – says Green Party branch

6 October 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Members of the UCC branch of the Green Party have called on University College Cork to prioritise cycling infrastructure as part of its recently announced €350 million investment plan. Justin Fleming, Masters in Planning & Sustainable Development student and Green Party representative in the Cork City South Central […]

DIPLOMATIC VISIT: French Ambassador visits Cork Institute of Technology Tourism & Hospitality Department

DIPLOMATIC VISIT: French Ambassador visits Cork Institute of Technology Tourism & Hospitality Department

5 October 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Department of Tourism & Hospitality at Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) welcomed a visit by the French Ambassador to Ireland, his Excellency Mr Stéphane Crouzat. Mr Crouzat was joined by the new Cultural Counsellor, Ms Frédérique Tarride along with Mr Thierry Lagnau, Director of Alliance Francaise de […]

EDUCATION: First UCC PhD by ‘prior published work ‘

EDUCATION: First UCC PhD by ‘prior published work ‘

4 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Yesterday Richard L Angelo MD, defended his Ph.D. thesis “Proficiency-Based Progression Training: Quality Assured Preparation for the Practice of Surgery”. Dr Angelo, is the first Candidate at UCC to complete and then defend his Ph.D. by Prior Published Work. He is a pioneer of arthroscopic surgery and is […]

CSR: Bank of Ireland Patrick Street to display Mayfield Community Training Centre woodwork exhibition

CSR: Bank of Ireland Patrick Street to display Mayfield Community Training Centre woodwork exhibition

4 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Bank of Ireland are to use their stylish ‘Workbench’ area at the rear of their Patrick Street branch to display woodwork by students from Mayfield Community Training. The launch of the exhibition will take place today and the work will be exhibited for a month. Mayfield CTC provides […]

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