Cork Airport Internship and Bursary for CIT Marketing Students

Cork Airport Internship and Bursary for CIT Marketing Students

11 April 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Final year Marketing students at Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) are working with Cork Airport to develop marketing communications campaigns through a ‘live case’ competitive process. The overall objective of the campaign is to grow passenger numbers at the airport by 8% this year, and to increase Cork […]

TOASTMASTERS: Carrigaline hosts International Speech and Evaluation Contests

TOASTMASTERS: Carrigaline hosts International Speech and Evaluation Contests

6 April 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Area Final of the International Speech Contest and The Evaluation Contest took place in the newly refurbished Carrigaline Court Hotel, Carrigaline, Co Cork. Contestants from the host club (Carrigaline Toastmasters) along with members of Cork Toastmasters, Douglas Toastmasters and Republic Of Work Toastmasters competed for the opportunity […]

BIS students’ talents published in 21st Anniversary Anthology

BIS students’ talents published in 21st Anniversary Anthology

3 April 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Each year the Business Information Systems (BIS) programme in UCC invites students to showcase their creative work, and to express those sides of themselves less visible in their academic studies, in its annual Anthology publication which this year is celebrating its 21st anniversary. Recent research by LinkedIn.com has […]

SOCIAL PICS: Cork Institute of Technology holds Faculty of Business & Humanities Alumni Awards

SOCIAL PICS: Cork Institute of Technology holds Faculty of Business & Humanities Alumni Awards

21 March 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Social PicsPhotographer Darragh Kane was at the event. Attendees included Rugby’s Donncha O’Callaghan. Dr Noel Murray, Head of Dept Tourism and Hospitality, Dr Breda Kenny, Head of the Hincks Centre for Entrepreneurship Excellence and Don Crowley, Head of Department of Organisation & Professional Development at the Cork Institute of […]

‘SmartVista’ Cardiac Monitoring Patch Signals a new Era in Digital Health

‘SmartVista’ Cardiac Monitoring Patch Signals a new Era in Digital Health

20 March 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie More than €4 million will be invested in a digital health project to bring a potentially lifesaving smart cardiac monitoring patch ‘SmartVista’ to life. As lead partner, Tyndall National Institute will work with international partners to develop the wearable biosensor technology for real-time wireless monitoring of remote patients. […]

Cork schools to benefit from ICT funding

Cork schools to benefit from ICT funding

17 March 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork schools are set to benefit from a raft of new technology thanks to government funding, a Fine Gael Senator has said. Cork Senator Tim Lombard said: “all of our local school will receive grants to purchase key technology including tablets, cloud systems and projectors. I’m delighted that […]

TOURISM: Spike Island launches ‘Shivs & shanks’ exhibition

TOURISM: Spike Island launches ‘Shivs & shanks’ exhibition

13 March 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Spike Island Cork has opened a new permanent exhibit entitled the ‘Shivs and shanks’ exhibition, which features improvised weapons confiscated in Irish prisons. Many of the frightening weapons were fashioned from everyday items and show the daily dangers faces by prison officers and the prisoners themselves, with hundreds […]