Graduation ceremony for 23 courses at Cork Training Centre

Graduation ceremony for 23 courses at Cork Training Centre

19 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork Training Centre (CTC) recently presented more than 450 certificates to learners graduating from across 23 training courses including Life Sciences, Beauty Therapy, I.T. Maintenance, Warehouse Operations, Security and Computer Literacy. Approximately 5000 people train, retrain or upskill each year at the Cork Training Centre either in its […]

Medal for Cork Institute of Technology Student

Medal for Cork Institute of Technology Student

14 October 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Aisling Quill, a 4th year student in the Bachelor of Business in Tourism at the Department of Tourism & Hospitality at the Cork Institute of Technology returned victorious today having been placed in the top three in her competition category at the annual AEHT Competitions in Cervia, Italy. […]

Cork Institute of Technology’s ‘Engineering Science and Technology Roadshow’ returns

Cork Institute of Technology’s ‘Engineering Science and Technology Roadshow’ returns

14 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie “Many students have the talent and aptitude to study engineering, science, technology, and computing” That’s what Michael Loftus, Head of Faculty of Engineering & Science at Cork Institute of Technology told TheCork.ie. Mr Loftus, a Chartered Engineer and Member of the Irish Computer Society, who worked in industry […]

60 tech speakers to gather in Skibbereen West Cork for DigitalWeek.ie

60 tech speakers to gather in Skibbereen West Cork for DigitalWeek.ie

13 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie 4 Days, 60 speakers, 2000 attendees… 1 inspirational location Ireland’s first ever National Digital Week will take place from November 3-8 in Skibbereen, West Cork, with over 2,000 entrepreneurs, digital marketers, technology enthusiasts and those embarking on a digital journey, expected to attend. ‘National Digital Week’ aims to […]

Mayor of County Cork congratulates UCC & CIT on third level educational ranking results

Mayor of County Cork congratulates UCC & CIT on third level educational ranking results

5 October 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr. John Paul O’ Shea has warmly welcomed the announcement that University College Cork (UCC) has been named University of the Year and Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) as Institute of Technology of the Year. CIT takes the title for a […]

Cork TD wants to remove religious discrimination from Schools

Cork TD wants to remove religious discrimination from Schools

1 October 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Speaking today following a meeting with parents whose children cannot access school places as they are not baptised, Sinn Féin Education Spokesperson Deputy Jonathan O’Brien called on the Minister for Education and Skills to move immediately to repeal the legislation that allows this to take place. The Cork […]

CIT Careers & Employability Fair takes places next week

CIT Careers & Employability Fair takes places next week

22 September 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The annual CIT Careers & Employability Fair, hosted by the CIT Careers Sevice, will be held next Tuesday, (29th September) in the Student Centre on the Bishopstown Campus. The fair supports all CIT students exploring their options for, during, and after their studies, whether this includes graduate employment, […]

Students freed from overturned bus near Fermoy, Co Cork

Students freed from overturned bus near Fermoy, Co Cork

14 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie It happened around 8.20am, when a bus sub-contracted by Bus Eieann for its school transport services was travelling on the road from Pound Cross, Rathcormac to Ballyhooly. The Bus operated by Glenferry Coaches lef the road while it was enroute to several post primary schools in Fermoy. The […]

Cork parents paying up to €200 in ‘voluntary contributions’ to schools

Cork parents paying up to €200 in ‘voluntary contributions’ to schools

14 September 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Over a quarter of parents in Ireland (28%) are expected to pay more than €200 per child in primary school voluntary contributions, new research by Bytek Managed Print Specialists, in association with Epson, has revealed. As parents many struggle with the costs of sending their children to school […]

Carrigaline Gaelcholáiste opens in Waterpark House

Carrigaline Gaelcholáiste opens in Waterpark House

31 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Waterpark House, is the name of the mansion which gave the Waterpark housing estate its name. The house now sits surrounded by schools and houses, The Chief Executive of Cork Education and Training Board (Cork ETB), Mr. Ted Owens, was in Carrigaline this morning (Monday) to welcome the […]

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