Third level students must not be overlooked during Level 5 restrictions – Holly Cairns TD

Third level students must not be overlooked during Level 5 restrictions – Holly Cairns TD

21 October 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Holly Cairns TD, Social Democrats spokesperson for Further and Higher Education, has called on the Government to immediately address the impact of Level 5 restrictions on third level students. Holly said: “As the lockdown comes into effect this week, college students will face a particular set of challenges, […]

Networking expert Jean Evans is guest speaker at October webinar

Networking expert Jean Evans is guest speaker at October webinar

13 October 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie What: Networking expert Jean Evans is guest speaker at October business webinar When: Wed, 14 October 2020 20:00 – 21:15 IST Networking in the new normal will be discussed at Network Ireland Cork’s October virtual event. On National Women’s Enterprise Day (14 October), networking expert Jean Evans of […]

Presidents of CIT and IT Tralee Welcome Significant Funding for Munster Technological University

Presidents of CIT and IT Tralee Welcome Significant Funding for Munster Technological University

7 October 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie In May this year it was announced that the consortium of Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) and Institute of Technology Tralee (ITT) are set to become a ‘Technological University’. MTU will be officially established on 1st January 2021y. Today saw the announcement of an allocation of €8.25m to […]

How to #upscale your business in medtech, agritech, digital health?

6 October 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Creating a startup is one thing, but growing it – or ‘scaling it’ – is another A new programme called ‘Scale Cork’ is Ireland’s first Scaling Programme for SMEs supported by Cork County Council through its economic development fund and operated by the Rubicon Centre at CIT.It is […]

CORK CLUBS: What are the benefits of joining Toastmasters?

CORK CLUBS: What are the benefits of joining Toastmasters?

5 October 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Carrigaline is the largest town in County Cork. It has the benefit of having a long-established Toastmasters Club. As part of our series exploring what hobbies people are pursuing during COVID19 TheCork.ie spoke with Club PRO Rona Coghlan, who has been putting together profiles of members; asking why […]

18 Cork County Schools added to Creative Schools Programme

18 Cork County Schools added to Creative Schools Programme

4 October 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork County Council welcomes news that 18 primary and secondary schools in Co County have been added to the national ‘Creative Schools Programme’. A new Primary Schools Creative Cluster for West Cork has also been announced. This Creative Cluster will be managed by the West Cork Education Centre […]

EDUCATION: Primary schools learn about EU in ‘Blue Star Programme’

EDUCATION: Primary schools learn about EU in ‘Blue Star Programme’

2 October 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie   The Blue Star Programme teaches primary school pupils about Ethe EU through creative activities and projects which complement the national primary curriculum Schools in Cork, and nationwide, now have just one week left to register to partake in the Blue Star Programme this year. Since the first […]

How to attend Toastmasters for free

How to attend Toastmasters for free

28 September 2020 By Rona Coghlan Carrigaline Toastmasters Free guest entry to our Toastmasters Club on Zoom Come along and enjoy an evening with a difference. Club meetings are lively, sociable events. Come ready to enjoy a mixture of the serious and the seriously entertaining. Impromptu and prepared speeches combine to create an unrivalled experience. […]

Kinsale Gin tops the charts at the International 2020 Bartender Spirits Awards winning gold in three categories

Kinsale Gin tops the charts at the International 2020 Bartender Spirits Awards winning gold in three categories

26 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Kinsale Gin surpassed expectations at the Bartender Spirits Awards in the USA by taking gold across three categories. Kinsale Gin was awarded Gin Of The Year, Gin Producer Of The Year, and a Double Gold at the international awards. This small-batch, premium Irish Gin has been distilled with […]

EAST CORK: Extension project proposed for St. Aloysius College Carrigtwohill

EAST CORK: Extension project proposed for St. Aloysius College Carrigtwohill

24 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Department of Education and Skills has given notice that a major capital project for the development of St. Aloysius College Carrigtwohill has been devolved to the Le Chéile Schools Trust for delivery, according to Fine Gael TD for Cork East Constituency, David Stanton. The Department has confirmed […]

Have you seen a ladybird recently? Research wants spottings from Glanmire, Ballincollig, Cork City

Have you seen a ladybird recently? Research wants spottings from Glanmire, Ballincollig, Cork City

23 September 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Irish Ladybird Research Project calls on the public to help log records Fota Wildlife Park along with the Irish Research Council co-fund the Irish Ladybird Research Project and the project scholar, Gill Weyman, is based at Fota Wildlife Park and School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences […]

LOCAL HISTORY: New 1920 centenary exhibition launched at Cork Public Museum

LOCAL HISTORY: New 1920 centenary exhibition launched at Cork Public Museum

21 September 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A new 1920 centenary exhibition, which tells the story of Cork’s two patriot Lord Mayors, opened to the public this morning at the museum in Fitzgeralds Park. “Suffering the Most – The Life and Times of Tomás Mac Curtain (whose name is written with a space between the […]

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