Cork County Council Announces Extension of Healthy Ireland Initiatives

Cork County Council Announces Extension of Healthy Ireland Initiatives

17 December 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council is delighted to announce the extension of a number of very popular initiatives under Healthy Ireland, the national framework for action to improve the health and wellbeing of Ireland over the coming generation. Among the projects confirmed to receive support for a further two year […]

NEW ATTACTION: ‘Madagascan Village’ opens at Fota Wildlife Park #EastCork

NEW ATTACTION: ‘Madagascan Village’ opens at Fota Wildlife Park #EastCork

14 December 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie New Madagascan Village in which Fota Wildlife Park invested €750,000 is opened by Minister of State for Tourism,  Brendan Griffin TD Fota opens the latest development in a series of weatherproof educational areas to enhance the visitor experience in shoulder periods Minister of State for Transport, Tourism and Sport, […]

#CORKJOBS Youthreach Education Centre Knocknaheeny celebrates 30 years

#CORKJOBS Youthreach Education Centre Knocknaheeny celebrates 30 years

14 December 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Past and present students and staff of the Youthreach Education Centre in Knocknaheeny joined together this week to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the centre. The centre, which is under the auspices of Cork Education and Training Board, opened in September 1989. For the past thirty years the […]

2020 Cork County Council Library Calendar launched for Library Ireland Week

2020 Cork County Council Library Calendar launched for Library Ireland Week

14 December 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The 2020 Cork County Council Library Calendar, featuring 12 original artworks from talented children across the County, was officially launched by the Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Christopher O’Sullivan, at the LHQ Gallery in County Library Headquarters on the Wednesday of Library Ireland Week. In October […]

Cork Students Receive CPA Ireland Prizes for Academic Excellence

Cork Students Receive CPA Ireland Prizes for Academic Excellence

11 December 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Three Cork students have received awards for academic excellence from CPA Ireland in Dublin on Saturday. The award winners were Hanna Gilicze from Dillon’s Cross who was the top performer in the Formation 2 paper on Information Systems (award sponsored by DNA IT); Eileen Hurley from Castledonovan, Drimoleague […]

MEASURES TO TACKLE CHEF SHORTAGE: New training centre opens in Cork ‘Westside Further Education & Training Centre’

MEASURES TO TACKLE CHEF SHORTAGE: New training centre opens in Cork ‘Westside Further Education & Training Centre’

26 November 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie In March of this year, the Restaurants Association of Ireland (RAI) said there is an acute industry shortage with a need for “at least” 7,000 to 8,000 chefs. WIth that in mind; Cork’s culinary future received a major boost yesterday with the opening of the Westside Further Education […]

Graham Norton visits his old school in West Cork, Ireland – Bandon Grammar

Graham Norton visits his old school in West Cork, Ireland – Bandon Grammar

25 November 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Graham Norton returned to his old school today to launch a new book “Bandon Grammar School – A History”, written by the school’s Principal Ian Coombes. Upwards of 1200 past and present pupils, parents and staff are expected to give Norton a tremendous reception, his first time back […]