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29 July 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Simon Harris, Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science is today launching a new initiative to help meet employer demands in the hospitality, tourism and catering industry in Ireland and will see successful candidates offered employment across the Talbot Collection’s hotels including the Ballincollig and... Read More
29 July 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie University College Cork is celebrating following the historic, medal-winning successes by its students and graduates at the Olympic Games. UCC has seven undergraduates at the Olympics in Tokyo, meaning UCC has more students on Team Ireland than any other Higher Education Institute in the country. Paul O’Donovan and... Read More
25 July 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A new book has been published about the Irish War of Independence rebels held on Spike Island in 1921, which marks 100 years this year. Spike Island’s Republican Prisoners, 1921, is now on sale, authored by historian and long term island employee, Tom O’Neill. The book details the... Read More
23 July 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Shannon Applied Biotechnology Centre (Shannon ABC), the Centre for Advanced Photonics & Process Analysis (CAPPA) and The Nimbus Centre at Munster Technological University (MTU) have been jointly awarded €1.25 million for new equipment through the Enterprise Ireland Capital Equipment Fund. The Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and... Read More
19 July 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Thousands of young people who attend youth clubs and groups across Cork city and county are set to benefit from a substantial financial boost of €250,000. The annual grant scheme is a major source of funding managed by the Youth Services section of Cork Education and Training Board... Read More
15 July 2021 By Roger Jones roger@TheCork.ie Further and higher education, along with research and innovation will be key to our country’s recovery from COVID-19 according to Niall Collins, Minister of State with responsibility for Skills and Further Education. Launching, by video, the official publication of the ‘Vision for Tertiary Education’ and ‘FET College of... Read More