EDUCATION: Sunday’s Well School Class named ‘GIY and innocent drinks Sow & Grow Champions’

EDUCATION: Sunday’s Well School Class named ‘GIY and innocent drinks Sow & Grow Champions’

1 June 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie  Mr. O’Connor’s first class from Sunday’s Well Boys National School in Cork City has been announced as the GIY and innocent drinks Sow & Grow Champions 2017. Today (June 1st) the green fingered school children will attend the Bloom festival and meet Uachtarán na hÉireann Michael D Higgins. […]

SOCIAL PICS: CIT Multimedia and Visual Communications final year exhibition entitled ‘Sonder’

SOCIAL PICS: CIT Multimedia and Visual Communications final year exhibition entitled ‘Sonder’

28 May 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Students of ‘Multimedia and Visual Communications’ at Cork Institute of Technology have held a exhibition of their final year work. Entitled “Sonder”, the exhibition contained an array of movement interpretations, such as immersive game technology to assist in physical rehabilitation and interactive audio/visual collaborations with local musicians. Photographer […]

EDUCATION: University College Cork wins ‘Best Student Campus’ at the Education Awards.

EDUCATION: University College Cork wins ‘Best Student Campus’ at the Education Awards.

26 May 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie University College Cork has been named the winner of Best Student Campus at the Education Awards. The final of the Education Awards, recognising excellence in the third-level sector in Ireland, were held this week at a ceremony in Dublin, attended by hundreds of education professionals. “We’re delighted to […]

EDUCATION: Some Cork Secondary Schools are overcrowded – warns Sinn Fein TD who wants Department of Education to act

EDUCATION: Some Cork Secondary Schools are overcrowded – warns Sinn Fein TD who wants Department of Education to act

24 May 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire, has criticised the Minister for Education for the failures of the Department of Education in delivering long promised Permanent, and Temporary Accomodation, for 2 Cork Schools Deputy Ó Laoghaire was speaking during the course of a Topical issue debate, with the Minister […]

MEDIA: Cork radio station – UCC 98.3FM – has licence renewed

MEDIA: Cork radio station – UCC 98.3FM – has licence renewed

23 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Cork radio station UCC 98.3FM – which is the Campus station of University College Cork – has had it’s licence renewed. The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland Chief Executive of the BAI, Michael O’Keeffe, said: “Community radio plays an important role in facilitating active citizenship and in promoting access […]

BANKING: KBC Mortgage open day in Cork City Hall

BANKING: KBC Mortgage open day in Cork City Hall

22 May 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Making Mortgage Sense with KBC Bank at City Hall Cork Bringing together property, mortgage and legal advisors at one event to help first time buyers and homeowners considering a move, the KBC Mortgage Lounge returns to Cork’s City Hall on Thursday, 25 May 2017. From bidding on your […]

HEALTH FUNDRAISER: Cork bands – including The Frank and Walters – lend support to Midleton school fundraiser

HEALTH FUNDRAISER: Cork bands – including The Frank and Walters – lend support to Midleton school fundraiser

21 May 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie When: Thursday, May 25th Where: Midleton CBS Sports Hall On Thursday, May 25th, Cork bands The Frank and Walters, Goldfish Syndrome and August Walk will take to the stage in Midleton and play a special fundraising concert to raise crucial funds for two Midleton CBS students. The fundraising […]

EDUCATION SPINS OFF PROFITABLE BUSINESSES: New consortium called ‘The Bridge Network’ includes UCC, Teagasc, Cork IT, and IT Tralee

EDUCATION SPINS OFF PROFITABLE BUSINESSES: New consortium called ‘The Bridge Network’ includes UCC, Teagasc, Cork IT, and IT Tralee

18 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Multiparty Consortium, led by UCC, Develops Excellence in Technology Transfer A new consortium called The Bridge Network was launched this week at University College Cork. Led by UCC, the consortium comprises 4 technology transfer offices from University College Cork, Teagasc, Cork Institute of Technology and Institute of Technology […]