DIPLOMATIC VISIT: French Ambassador visits Cork Institute of Technology Tourism & Hospitality Department

DIPLOMATIC VISIT: French Ambassador visits Cork Institute of Technology Tourism & Hospitality Department

5 October 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Department of Tourism & Hospitality at Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) welcomed a visit by the French Ambassador to Ireland, his Excellency Mr Stéphane Crouzat. Mr Crouzat was joined by the new Cultural Counsellor, Ms Frédérique Tarride along with Mr Thierry Lagnau, Director of Alliance Francaise de […]

EDUCATION: First UCC PhD by ‘prior published work ‘

EDUCATION: First UCC PhD by ‘prior published work ‘

4 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Yesterday Richard L Angelo MD, defended his Ph.D. thesis “Proficiency-Based Progression Training: Quality Assured Preparation for the Practice of Surgery”. Dr Angelo, is the first Candidate at UCC to complete and then defend his Ph.D. by Prior Published Work. He is a pioneer of arthroscopic surgery and is […]

CSR: Bank of Ireland Patrick Street to display Mayfield Community Training Centre woodwork exhibition

CSR: Bank of Ireland Patrick Street to display Mayfield Community Training Centre woodwork exhibition

4 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Bank of Ireland are to use their stylish ‘Workbench’ area at the rear of their Patrick Street branch to display woodwork by students from Mayfield Community Training. The launch of the exhibition will take place today and the work will be exhibited for a month. Mayfield CTC provides […]

CORK EXPERTS: from I.N.F.A.N.T. will speak at ‘Brain Monitoring and Neuroprotection in the Newborn’ Conference

CORK EXPERTS: from I.N.F.A.N.T. will speak at ‘Brain Monitoring and Neuroprotection in the Newborn’ Conference

29 September 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Global Leaders in Perinatal Brain Monitoring & Neuroprotection to Convene in Ireland to Share Research & Collaboration. The world’s leading experts in neonatal brain development, monitoring and protection will convene in Killarney from 5 to 7 October 2017 to share innovative research at the Brain Monitoring and Neuroprotection […]

BEEHIVE APP: ‘ApisProtect’ wins Bank of Ireland Cork IGNITE Business of the Year 2017

BEEHIVE APP: ‘ApisProtect’ wins Bank of Ireland Cork IGNITE Business of the Year 2017

29 September 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie ApisProtect, a business that helps beekeepers globally prevent losses and increase the productivity of their hives, has been named Bank of Ireland/ IGNITE Business of the Year 2017. Founder of ApisProtect, Fiona Edwards-Murphy was recognised at the annual IGNITE Awards and Showcase held in UCC’s Aula Maxima on […]

CORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY and INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY TRALEE MERGER? Incoming students receive letter referring to future ‘Munster Technological University’

CORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY and INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY TRALEE MERGER? Incoming students receive letter referring to future ‘Munster Technological University’

27 September 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Staff and students at Cork Institute of Technology and the Institute of Technology Tralee have received a letter from the respective Chairs of each Institute’s Governing Body outlining the commitment of both to achieving the goal of designation as the Munster Technological University (MTU). CIT and IT Tralee […]

WANT TO SAIL A SUPERYACHT: The Cork ‘National Maritime College of Ireland’ has a course for that

WANT TO SAIL A SUPERYACHT: The Cork ‘National Maritime College of Ireland’ has a course for that

27 September 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie In a move to broaden the base of its operations even further, and capitalise on the ever growing global Superyacht market, the Nationl Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI) has made significant investments in developing its course programmes for this exciting sector. That investment paid dividends as the College’s […]

EDUCATIONAL EXPANSION: University College Cork to invest 350m over next 5 years

EDUCATIONAL EXPANSION: University College Cork to invest 350m over next 5 years

26 September 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie University College Cork (UCC) has unveiled its €350 million investment plan which will create more than 500 new construction jobs in Cork over the next five years. Announcing his strategic plan this morning (9am, Tues, Sept 26), UCC President, Professor Patrick O’Shea, outlined the development goals for UCC […]

LITTLE ISLAND: Cork car dealer welcomes new Mercedes S-Class

LITTLE ISLAND: Cork car dealer welcomes new Mercedes S-Class

25 September 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Above: Mercedes-Benz main dealer Declan O’Hara and Dermot O’Hara of MSL Cork pictured at the launch of the new, S-Class, flagship model of the Mercedes-Benz range. Described by them as ‘the new face of luxury motoring in Ireland’, the new S-Class is said to be the technological forerunner […]