University College Cork appoints new Heads of Medicine and Arts

University College Cork appoints new Heads of Medicine and Arts

13 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie University College Cork has made two senior appointments to the University Professor Helen Whelton, Head of College, College of Medicine and Health and Professor Chris Williams as Head of College, College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Science. Helen Whelton appointed as new ‘Head of College, College of […]

Cork students visit open day at Johnson & Johnson campus in Loughbeg, Ringaskiddy

Cork students visit open day at Johnson & Johnson campus in Loughbeg, Ringaskiddy

11 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Over 150 secondary students from Crosshaven, Glanmire, Blackrock and Carrigaline took part in Johnson & Johnson’s Campus Ireland IT Schools Open Day in Loughbeg, Ringaskiddy where virtual reality, Google Glass demos and talks on internet security, programming and 4D technology were the order of the day. Now in […]

SIPTU wants better investment in youth education – stakeholder meeting planned for Connolly Hall, Cork

SIPTU wants better investment in youth education – stakeholder meeting planned for Connolly Hall, Cork

7 April 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Early Years educators are invited to attend a meeting of the SIPTU ‘Big Start’ campaign for increased investment in the Early Years sector in Connolly Hall, Lapps Quay, Cork on Monday, 10th April, at 7.00 p.m. The meeting will focus on the lack of State funding for the […]

Cork business start-up programme ‘IGNITE’ to double capacity

Cork business start-up programme ‘IGNITE’ to double capacity

7 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Applications open for IGNITE 2017/18 programme Cork start-up programme IGNITE is to double capacity. IGNITE Director, Eamon Curtin said “This is an exciting time for IGNITE. Based on our track record of start-up success we can now move to support more young entrepreneurs on their start-up journey. Thanks […]

Minister still won’t confirm new school patron in Ballincollig despite previous assurances – Aindrias Moynihan

Minister still won’t confirm new school patron in Ballincollig despite previous assurances – Aindrias Moynihan

5 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Parents concerned over SEN provision in new school Cork North West TD, Aindrias Moynihan has said that he is deeply concerned by comments made by Minister Richard Bruton, the Minister for Education, on the proposed new primary school for Ballincollig. Deputy Moynihan was speaking following a debate with […]

Founders of ‘I Wish’ are Cork Persons of the Month

Founders of ‘I Wish’ are Cork Persons of the Month

3 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie March’s ‘Cork Person of the Month’ title has been awarded to three businesswomen and social entrepreneurs: Gillian Keating, Ruth Buckley and Caroline O’Driscoll. The women founded ‘I wish’ in 2014. Gillian Keating is a partner at Ronan Daly Jermyn Solicitors, Ruth Buckley is Head of ICT & Business Services […]

WEST CORK: Official opening of Schull Community College refurbishment

WEST CORK: Official opening of Schull Community College refurbishment

3 April 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie   Schull teachers and students of Coláiste Pobail Scoil Mhuire (Schull Community College) were excited to open the doors on their newly revamped college on Friday. Schull Community College, who offer a comprehensive programme of education, opened in 1983 catering for 180 pupils, and is the sole provider […]