CHEFS MEET IN CORK: ‘Chef De Partie Apprenticeship Programme’ at CIT

16 November 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Chefs from Cork this week gathered for a special mentoring workshop at the Institute of Technology, Cork to support the new Chef De Partie Apprenticeship Programme workshop, supported by Fáilte Ireland and other tourism industry bodies. The workshop was held by Fáilte Ireland to assist existing industry mentors […]

Cork teachers attend festival of education – FÉILTE 2018

Cork teachers attend festival of education – FÉILTE 2018

12 November 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie FÉILTE 2018 celebrated innovation in the teaching profession Almost 800 teachers and members of the public celebrated innovation in teaching and learning at FÉILTE 2018 (the Festival of Education in Learning and Teaching Excellence) which took place over two days at Mary Immaculate College, Limerick on the 5th and […]

ALLOTMENTS: Janssen Sciences Ireland partner with Cork branch of Down Syndrome Ireland

ALLOTMENTS: Janssen Sciences Ireland partner with Cork branch of Down Syndrome Ireland

8 November 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Janssen Sciences Ireland UC, PM Group and SISK have partnered with the Cork branch of Down Syndrome Ireland to continue to support the development of their Field of Dreams project in Curraheen, Co. Cork. Down Syndrome Cork’s Field of Dreams is a market garden for the cultivation of […]

APC Microbiome Ireland to Host Public Event on Gut Health for Performance as part of Cork Science Festival 2018

6 November 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie You don’t put diesel into a petrol engine. So whatever sport you enjoy, it is important to understand the science of nutrition to optimise your body’s performance and health. Ireland’s leading gut health institute, APC Microbiome Ireland, is hosting a public forum “Spilling the Guts on Performance” as […]

Should Ireland have a “Bike to School” discount scheme (similar to Bike to Work scheme)

Should Ireland have a “Bike to School” discount scheme (similar to Bike to Work scheme)

5 November 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Labour Local Election candidate in Cork City South East Ward Peter Horgan has secured backing from the Labour Party national conference for the creation of a Bike to School incentive similar to the Bike to Work scheme operating since 2009. “This is an incentive that if followed through […]

Details unveiled for Cork Science Festival – November 2018

Details unveiled for Cork Science Festival – November 2018

22 October 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie From climate change and cocktail chemistry to mystery molecules and the physics of juggling, Cork Science Festival is rolling out an amazing programme of science events, talks, seminars, and fun exhibits for all ages from 11 to 18 November. As part of Science Week 2018, this year’s celebration […]

Graham Norton new book

Graham Norton new book

15 October 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The well known BBC TV presenter Graham Norton – who grew up in Bandon, Co Cork – has published his second novel, A Keeper. The fictional work follows the life of Elizabeth Keane, who grows up in the fictional Irish town of Buncarragh, then emigrates to New York. […]

VIDEO: Archaeological digs enter final phase on former Victorian Prison on Spike Island

18 September 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie risoners at the 20th-century prison on Cork’s Spike Island were mostly from “blackspots of disadvantage,” according to finds as part of UCC-led archaeological excavations. A team led by Dr Barra O’Donnabhain of the Department of Archaeology in UCC documented graffiti associated with the modern prison, with parallels between […]