Minister must clarify situation with SNAs

Minister must clarify situation with SNAs

17 February 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South West Margaret Murphy O’Mahony says changes to SNA allocation is leaving schools and children behind. Parents of pupils at two Cork schools protested outside the headquarters of the National Council for Special Education over cuts to SNA numbers earlier this week. Deputy […]

Sherlock seeks support for Cork early childhood workers

Sherlock seeks support for Cork early childhood workers

13 February 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork East TD Seán Sherlock sought support for early childhood workers and educators across Cork this week in the Dáil as the Labour Party moved their motion to guarantee a fair start for every child. “The issue of qualifications is important,” said Deputy Sherlock. “Staff in the sector […]

INFANT LACK OF OXYGEN: Cork scientific research published in Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Neurology

INFANT LACK OF OXYGEN: Cork scientific research published in Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Neurology

18 January 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Lack of oxygen to the brain at birth affects almost 200 babies in Ireland each year and results in death or disability in over 2 million infants each year globally. The condition, known as Hypoxic Ischematic Encephalopathy (HIE), causes brain injury due to lack of oxygen and can […]

UCC named one of world’s ‘most sustainable’ universities

UCC named one of world’s ‘most sustainable’ universities

31 December 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie University College Cork (UCC) has become the only university in Ireland to make the top 10 in a list of the ‘greenest’ universities in the world. According to the UI GreenMetric World University 2018 ranking, which measured more than 700 institutions across 81 countries on how they perform […]

Cork Institute of Technology’s Nutrition and Health Science programme achieves Association for Nutrition degree accreditation

Cork Institute of Technology’s Nutrition and Health Science programme achieves Association for Nutrition degree accreditation

22 December 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The BSc (Honours) in Nutrition & Health Science at Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) has been accredited by the Association for Nutrition (AfN) which holds the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists (UKVRN), a register of competent, qualified, nutrition professionals who meet AfN standards for scientific, evidence-based nutrition. Students […]

CIT First Year Student Entrepreneurs nearing 1,000 in number

CIT First Year Student Entrepreneurs nearing 1,000 in number

11 December 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Close to a thousand first year students, across all disciplines, are being taught to be successful entrepreneurs in Cork Institute of Technology (CIT). As part of the module offered to all first years, students take part in innovation and team building activities fostering creativity. They then use these […]

Honorary Doctorate of Laws (LLD) for Adrienne Cullen today from University College Cork

Honorary Doctorate of Laws (LLD) for Adrienne Cullen today from University College Cork

10 December 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie After Dutch doctors failed her, Adrienne Cullen, now terminally ill, fought the system and won. She went public with her story about how a major Dutch hospital lost her test results, leaving her with incurable cervical cancer. She’s now using the horror of those experiences to drive change […]

University take over former Bank Building in Cork City

University take over former Bank Building in Cork City

27 November 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie An Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney TD officially opened the University College Cork Centre for Executive Education at 1 Lapp’s Quay in Cork today (Monday). The landmark building in the heart of the city will house Cork University Business School (CUBS) and Irish Management Institute […]

UCC Lecturer Dr Clare O’Leary Conferred with Honorary Doctor of Laws at another NUI Galway

UCC Lecturer Dr Clare O’Leary Conferred with Honorary Doctor of Laws at another NUI Galway

24 November 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Bandon, West Cork Native Dr Clare O’Leary, Consultant Gastroenterologist / Physician in South Tipperary General Hospital was Conferred with an Honorary Doctor of Laws at NUI Galway on Tuesday, 20 November, 2018 Dr Clare O’Leary’s main areas of interest are Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Coeliac Disease and Endoscopy. She […]