innocent and GIY ‘Big Grow’ Kits now available for primary schools 

innocent and GIY ‘Big Grow’ Kits now available for primary schools 

29 January 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Lilly Higgins joins the growvolution innocent’s ‘Big Grow’ is back, recruiting a whole new bunch of the littlest veggie growers with the mission to help kids to eat more fresh fruit and vegetables. Now in its 9th year, innocent will once again partner with the growing experts at […]

EAST CORK: Another secondary school is needed

EAST CORK: Another secondary school is needed

26 January 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Another secondary school is urgently needed in East Cork to address a shortage of school places in the region, according to Green Party general election candidate in the area, Cllr. Liam Quaide. At a meeting of the Midleton/Youghal Municipal Council earlier in the month Cllr. Quaide received support […]

Davis College hosts seventh annual Model United Nations

Davis College hosts seventh annual Model United Nations

21 January 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Davis College, a multi-denominational secondary school under the auspices of the Cork Education and Training Board, is hosting its seventh annual Model United Nations. The event is taking place at City Hall in Cork and runs from Tuesday 21st February to Friday 24th February. The event this year […]

New Primary School in Kanturk to Go to Construction during 2020 – O’Shea

New Primary School in Kanturk to Go to Construction during 2020 – O’Shea

14 January 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie North Cork Fine Gael Councillor & General Election Candidate John Paul O’Shea recently confirmed that the planned new primary school in Kanturk will go to construction during 2020. Cllr. O’Shea received written confirmation from Minister of State at the Office of Public Works this week that the project […]

VIDEO: BALLINCOLLIG students win 2020 Young Scientist Competition

VIDEO: BALLINCOLLIG students win 2020 Young Scientist Competition

10 January 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cormac Harris and Alan O’Sullivan announced as winners of the 56th BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition The winners of the 56th BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE) have been announced. Cormac Harris and Alan O’Sullivan, both aged 16, fourth year students from Coláiste Choilm, Cork, have […]

Entries open in Texaco Children’s Art Competition

Entries open in Texaco Children’s Art Competition

5 January 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The search to find the young artists who will excel in this year’s Texaco Children’s Art Competition has begun. Last year three students from Cork City, and nine from Co Cork, won prizes in the event which is now in its 66th year and widely acknowledged as the longest running arts sponsorship […]

Global Food Finance Summit to be held in May 2020

Global Food Finance Summit to be held in May 2020

30 December 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A look back at news this December The Food Institute UCC, Ireland’s largest collaborative research and learning institute for food-related activity, has announced details of a global food finance summit which it will host in partnership with Cork University Business School (CUBS) and Goodbody Stockbrokers on 28 May 2020. […]

€18.75m capital grant for CIT will greatly enhance education in Cork – Burke

€18.75m capital grant for CIT will greatly enhance education in Cork – Burke

28 December 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork Senator Colm Burke has warmly welcomed the €18.75m capital grant for CIT, announced in recent weeks by the Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh and the Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor. Senator Colm Burke said: “Since Cork Institute of Technology first opened […]

VIDEO: Cork Institute of Technology celebrates 20 years of ‘Recognition of Prior Learning’ (RPL)

VIDEO: Cork Institute of Technology celebrates 20 years of ‘Recognition of Prior Learning’ (RPL)

19 December 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) has celebrated 20 years of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). The occasion was marked with the launch of a video and handbook presenting reflections from CIT staff, students, and national and European contributors regarding the impact and future directions of RPL. Attendees were […]