[Audio] Shorter Summer holidays are damaging Cork Tourism industry

31st August 2014, Sunday By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Tourism and Community interests in County Cork have expressed concern at earlier school commencement dates: where schools “seem” to to be starting back after the Summer break earlier every year. By law: a primary school must be open for tuition for at least 183 days per year, […]

[Audio] 2014 Adult Education and Training Exhibition

28th August 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The program for this years Adult Education and Training Exhibition has been launched. It will take place on Wednesday and Thursday of next week. (3rd and 4th September 2014) It’s backed by the Cork Education and Training Board and is supported by Cork City Council. Deputy Lord Mayor […]

[Audio] Plenty of Cork courses for Leaving Cert students

13th August 2014, 1pm By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan There are many options available for Leaving Cert students. That’s the message from Guidance Counsellors. Many people today have secure 6 A1’s and more! but other students have not secured the grades they believe they need for their chosen CAO course, or might be considering a FETAC […]

[Special Audio Feature] Wild Atlantic Way Audio Tour

13th August 2014 By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie Let’s take a tour of the Wild Atlantic Way! From the comfort of your Easy chair listen to a 5 part series from Reporter David O’Sullivan. The Wild Atlantic Way is a 2,500km tourist driving route marketed by Failte Ireland. The route uses existing roads on the Western Seaboard […]

[Audio] Gaelscoil remains in Farranferris

5th August 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The future of a Gaelscoil on the Northside of Cork City has been secured. The board of management of Gaelscoil Pheig Sayers – which will have 170 pupils from September – have signed a seven year contract to keep it at the Farranferris Campus. Gaelscoil Pheig Sayer to […]

[Audio] New Religious Tourist attraction for Cork

1st July 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Planning permission has been granted for a 10 million euro tourist attraction in Cork City. It’s called Nano Nagle Place, and will celebrate the Cork born founder of the Presentation Sisters. The Sisters still have a presence across the globe from Latin America to New Zealand, and some […]

[Audio] Don’t remove motto from University Crest – say Politicians

[Audio] Don’t remove motto from University Crest – say Politicians

1st July 2014, Friday 7am By TheCork.ie Editor news@TheCork.ie A local Government TD and the Mayor of County Cork are calling on University College Cork to re-introduce it’s famous motto underneath it’s crest. TheCork.ie Reporter David O’Sullivan noticed in recent days that the famous “Where Finbarr taught let Munster learn” slogan had disappeared from the […]

[Video] Exclusive – University College Cork drops motto from crest

[Video] Exclusive – University College Cork drops motto from crest

30th June 2014, Monday 7am By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan david@TheCork.ie Here at TheCork.ie we believe that University College Cork (UCC) is Ireland’s finest University! but concern has been expressed elsewhere that UCC is losing part of its history. The University – founded in 1845 – has long has had the motto of “Where Finbar Taught […]