MUNSTER TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY: Ibec welcomes €2m funding in support

MUNSTER TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY: Ibec welcomes €2m funding in support

22 October 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, has welcomed the allocation of €2M towards the development of a Technological University (TU) in the South West region which could create a new type of higher education institution to support enterprise needs and drive regional development. Sean Moran, Ibec Cork […]

University College Cork re-names existing historic bridge “The Alumni Bridge”

University College Cork re-names existing historic bridge “The Alumni Bridge”

20 October 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie This bridge is unrelated to the new Cavanagh Bridge, which was also named recently Generations have walked over it and now it has name, as University College Cork (UCC) has named the historic bridge at its ceremonial gate ‘the Alumni Bridge.’ The university’s ornate entrance gate and the […]

A Dublin University is travelling to Cork to recruit students #FreeInformationEvening

A Dublin University is travelling to Cork to recruit students #FreeInformationEvening

17 October 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science will host an Information Evening in the Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork on Thursday 24th October. The evening will provide an overview of the 12 undergraduate degree programmes offered by the school and available to students entering in September 2020. Information […]

Cork Credit Unions launch history book

Cork Credit Unions launch history book

16 October 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Cork Chapter (XI) of Credit Unions is delighted to announce the launch of ‘Ordinary People, Extraordinary Stories’ a book about credit union volunteers in Cork. The book launch takes place Thursday, 17th October 2019 in the Rochestown Park Hotel from 12.00pm. The launch coincides with International Credit […]

#CSR Otterbox Office on South Mall Cork hosts student mentoring day

#CSR Otterbox Office on South Mall Cork hosts student mentoring day

16 October 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork secondary students were invited to bring their new innovative business ideas to the boardroom this week when seven schools attended an entrepreneurial mentoring day at the new offices of Otterbox on South Mall. Thirty students in total participated in the development and mentoring day, organised by the […]

WEST CORK: Students step into the future of educational technology with Microsoft and Wriggle

WEST CORK: Students step into the future of educational technology with Microsoft and Wriggle

11 October 2019 By Byran Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie St. Brogans College and Kinsale College of Further Education have rolled out new cutting-edge technology for teaching and learning  St. Brogans College and Kinsale College of Further Education, which are under the auspices of Cork Education and Training Board (CETB), this week hosted Digital Innovation events on their campuses. […]

CIT and Cork businesses celebrate first graduating class of manufacturing apprenticeship – Irish Medtech Association

CIT and Cork businesses celebrate first graduating class of manufacturing apprenticeship – Irish Medtech Association

10 October 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Irish Medtech Association, the Ibec group which represents the sector, celebrated first graduating class Manufacturing Engineering Apprenticeship (Level 6) with CIT, the Higher Education Authority, and Solas, in Galway. Ibec Medtech & Engineering Director, Sinead Keogh said: “The Manufacturing Engineering Apprenticeship is a radical modernisation from the […]

Carrigaline Gaelscoil students visit construction site at Ballinrea

Carrigaline Gaelscoil students visit construction site at Ballinrea

5 October 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Staff, students and parents in Gaelcholáiste Charraig Uí Leighin warmly welcome the commencement of construction of their new school building as part of the Carrigaline Education Campus. This building will cater for 500 pupils and will form part of a larger Education Campus consisting of Gaelscoil Charraig Uí […]

Cork ‘Open House’ takes place this weekend – celebrating the best architecture in the City

Cork ‘Open House’ takes place this weekend – celebrating the best architecture in the City

3 October 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Where: Various Locations, Cork City When: Friday 4th October – Sunday 6th October 2019 Cost: Free The fourth Open House Cork weekend takes place this weekend from October 4th to October 6th. Open House is a design festival which runs in 40 cities across the world, celebrating the […]