Accounting Bootcamp for Transition Years at UCC next week

Accounting Bootcamp for Transition Years at UCC next week

3 February 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Transition year students considering a career in accounting should head along to University College Cork’s Accounting Bootcamps next week on February 10th, or on 24th and 25th February. Organised by the Department of Accounting, Finance and Information Systems, the event aims to give students an early insight into […]

All day and evening classes cancelled at Cork Institute of Technology due to Teachers Union of Ireland strike tomorrow

All day and evening classes cancelled at Cork Institute of Technology due to Teachers Union of Ireland strike tomorrow

2 February 2016, Tuesday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork Institute of Technology has received notice from the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) that its members will be engaging in official strike as part of a national day of action by the TUI at all Institutes of Technology nationwide tomorrow (3 February 2016, Wednesday) All day […]

6,626 young people in Cork have turned 18 since last year and will have right to vote

6,626 young people in Cork have turned 18 since last year and will have right to vote

2 February 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) is encouraging young people in County Cork to make sure they are registered to vote, given that a General Election is just weeks away. If the election is held at the end of February, as widely expected, the deadline for inclusion […]

Cork Institute of Technology Lecturers to strike over ‘funding and educational crisis’

Cork Institute of Technology Lecturers to strike over ‘funding and educational crisis’

1 February 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork Institute of Technology lecturers and researchers will take a day’s strike action on Wednesday, February 3rd over a range of crisis issues within their sector.  The strike has been organised by the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI), which represents 4,000 academic staff in Institutes of Technology. This […]

Children from Cork tell us what they’d do if Taoiseach for a day

Children from Cork tell us what they’d do if Taoiseach for a day

1 February 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie As Ireland counts down to General Election 2016 Barnardos has asked children from across the country what they would do if they were Taoiseach for the day. June Tinsley, Head of Advocacy, Barnardos, said, “While children do not vote, they make up nearly a quarter of our population […]

When is the closing date for the Texaco Children’s Art Competition?

When is the closing date for the Texaco Children’s Art Competition?

1 February 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork teachers in primary and second level schools, whose pupils take part in the annual Texaco Children’s Art Competition, are reminded that the closing date for receipt of entries this year is Monday, 29th February next. Last year, 1,281 pupils from schools in Co. Cork submitted entries to […]

Next government must deliver world class education system – says Ibec Cork

Next government must deliver world class education system – says Ibec Cork

1 February 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie In advance of the upcoming general election, Ibec Cork, the group that represents business in the region, called on the next government to ramp up investment in education to ensure students develop the necessary skills to thrive when they enter the workforce. A skilled and versatile talent pool […]

Closure of Local Employment Service in Mahon should be reviewed

Closure of Local Employment Service in Mahon should be reviewed

26 January 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork South-Central TD and Fianna Fáil Leader Closure of Local Employment Service in Mahon should be reviewed – Martinhas said he is extremely disappointed that the closure of the Local Employment Service in Mahon has gone ahead. Deputy Martin said: “It is disgraceful that this service has had […]

€5 million funding boost for Health Innovation Hub in University College Cork

€5 million funding boost for Health Innovation Hub in University College Cork

26 January 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Minister for Health Leo Varadkar and Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton today announced €5 million in funding over five years for a Health Innovation Hub in UCC. The Hub, which is based in UCC, provides a link between the health service and industry to develop new products […]

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