Cork Institutes awarded funding to support students with disabilities

Cork Institutes awarded funding to support students with disabilities

22 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard has confirmed that Cork Institute of Technology and University College Cork have collectively been awarded €644,622 for initiatives aimed at supporting students with disabilities to access and engage with higher education. Senator Lombard said, “My colleague, Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, […]

€7 million Real time air monitoring project will detect urban pollution using new low-cost optical sensors – Munster Technological University

€7 million Real time air monitoring project will detect urban pollution using new low-cost optical sensors – Munster Technological University

18 January 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The newly established Munster Technological University (MTU) has hit the ground running, as its Centre for Advanced Photonics and Process Analysis (CAPPA) today launched the EU-funded research project PASSEPARTOUT, worth over €7 million. PASSEPARTOUT aims to develop low-cost optical sensors and apply them to air quality monitoring, creating […]

FARMING: Cathal O’Sullivan from #WestCork wins ABP Farm Safety Award at @BTyste

FARMING: Cathal O’Sullivan from #WestCork wins ABP Farm Safety Award at @BTyste

11 January 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cathal O’Sullivan from Co Cork Announced as Winner of the ABP Farm Safety category at BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2021 Cathal O’Sullivan from Cork was the overall winner of the ABP Farm Safety Award at the 2021 BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE) with his […]

TG4 goes back to school

TG4 goes back to school

8 January 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie New series of ‘Cúla4 ar Scoil’ from Monday 18th January at 10am on TG4 Following the Government’s announcement that all primary schools will remain closed until the end of January under Level 5 public health restrictions, TG4 has made the decision to broadcast a new series of Cúla4 […]

VIDEO: GOODBYE Cork Institute of Technology, HELLO Munster Technological University @MTU_ie @CIT_ie

VIDEO: GOODBYE Cork Institute of Technology, HELLO Munster Technological University @MTU_ie @CIT_ie

1 January 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Ireland has a new University called ‘Munster Technological University’ – not to be confused with the ‘University of Münster’ in Germany After much planning Munster Technological University (MTU) comes into legal existance today. It is a ‘consortium’ of Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) and Institute of Technology Tralee […]

NORTH CORK: Boherbue National School Extension Gets Planning Green Light

NORTH CORK: Boherbue National School Extension Gets Planning Green Light

1 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The pupils, parents and staff at Boherbue National Scholl have received “an early New Year present” from Cork County Council with the authority granting planning permission for an extension to its School. North Cork Fine Gael Cllr. John Paul O’Shea has welcomed confirmation from Cork County Council that […]

University College Cork celebrates 175th anniversary

University College Cork celebrates 175th anniversary

30 December 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie UCC celebrates 175th anniversary – just a couple of days before its historic position of Cork’s only University comes to an end – on 1st January 2021 Cork Institute of Technology will formally be upgraded to the Munster Technological University University College Cork celebrates its 175th anniversary today, […]

IRELAND LOOKS TO EU: Ireland should engage more with Erasmus programme as funding increases – says Cork MEP

IRELAND LOOKS TO EU: Ireland should engage more with Erasmus programme as funding increases – says Cork MEP

30 December 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ireland historically had low take up of programme – says Cork based MEP Deirdre Clune, but budget available for Erasmus expected to double over the coming years, so now is the time to ramp up numbers Over the last few years, the number of people applying for the […]

How will Brexit affect your Degree or Diploma?

How will Brexit affect your Degree or Diploma?

28 December 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Cork based Fianna Fáil MEP Billy Kelleher has called for clarification on the issue of mutual recognition of educational and professional qualifications for people living in Northern Ireland after January 1st 2021 when the UK leaves the EU. “Since the text of the deal was published a […]

New school in Ballincollig has a patron: @LeCheileTrust is a ‘Catholic School Trust’

New school in Ballincollig has a patron: @LeCheileTrust is a ‘Catholic School Trust’

21 December 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Moynihan welcomes patronage of new post-primary school in Ballincollig Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West Aindrias Moynihan has welcomed the patronage of a new post-primary school in Ballincollig to be established in 2021. The new school’s patronage was awarded to Le Chéile Schools Trust. The trust appear […]

I Wish 2021 will encourage more females into #STEM careers

I Wish 2021 will encourage more females into #STEM careers

21 December 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ensuring girls are not left further behind in STEM in a post Covid world, I Wish discovers a potential link between girls who play sport and those that chose STEM I Wish 2021 has been launched, the event will take place virtually on 4th March 2021. I Wish […]