AUDIO: A Cork Based Construction Firm Appointed to Build New Primary School in Kanturk

AUDIO: A Cork Based Construction Firm Appointed to Build New Primary School in Kanturk

21 August 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork Based Construction Firm Vision Contracting Ltd has been appointed by the OPW to build the new Primary School in Kanturk. Confirming the good news, North Cork Fine Gael Councillor John Paul O’Shea said he was delighted to receive confirmation from the Office of the Minister of State […]

One City One Book 2020

One City One Book 2020

21 August 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City’s One City One Book was launched by Deputy Lord Mayor Cllr Kieran McCarthy in Cork City Library recently A discussion on the book with author Tadhg Coakley was led by poet and writer Thomas McCarthy, behind closed doors. The 2020 title is Whatever it Takes by local writer […]

Free laptops for students from Government

Free laptops for students from Government

21 August 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Third level students in Cork will benefit from a new fund to help them access laptops and other devices, Colm Burke TD has said. Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD has confirmed the funding for Cork students as part of a […]

New book covering system launched for schools to help alleviate Covid fears

New book covering system launched for schools to help alleviate Covid fears

20 August 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie West Cork company Declim Ltd has launched a new hygienic and safe school book covering system for primary and post-primary schools as they prepare to return to school after the Covid-19 restrictions. Designed for the Irish school book market, the FILFIX peel and seal system was developed following […]

Back-to-school planning continues for Cork ETB schools

Back-to-school planning continues for Cork ETB schools

20 August 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork ETB Executive and Principal’s held a socially distant meeting in Maria Immaculata Community College, Dunmanway, to bed down the plans to ensure schools and colleges are on schedule to reopen for teachers and students at the end of the month. The meeting considered further updates and guidelines […]

VIDEO: UCC to develop Treasures Gallery to display the Great Book of Ireland

VIDEO: UCC to develop Treasures Gallery to display the Great Book of Ireland

19 August 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie On Thursday 20th August at 22.10, RTÉ One will premiere a documentary on The Great Book of Ireland, (Leabhar Mór na hÉireann) which has been termed as ‘Ireland’s modern-day Book of Kells.’ Samuel Beckett’s last handwritten poem is among the original work of 121 artists, 144 poets, and […]

Learning Resource Centre to be developed at Cork Institute of Technology

Learning Resource Centre to be developed at Cork Institute of Technology

18 August 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The development of a Learning Resource Centre in Cork Institute of Technology is a sign of the Government’s continued support for third-level education in Cork – says Colm Burke TD Deputy Colm Burke has welcomed the announcement to develop a Learning Resource Centre in Cork Institute of Technology. […]

Griffith College Cork is holding this year’s Open Evenings for prospective students online due to COVID19

18 August 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Griffith College Cork is holding a number of Open Evenings in the coming weeks. Join staff online and meet our lecturers and staff, have a chat about our range of courses, explore the facilities on campus, and see what Griffith College Cork is all about. Meet Griffith’s faculty […]

Students encouraged to get involved in upcoming ‘VIRTUAL’ BT Young Scientist Exhibition

Students encouraged to get involved in upcoming ‘VIRTUAL’ BT Young Scientist Exhibition

14 August 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North Central Pádraig O’Sullivan has encouraged students to participate in the forthcoming BT Young Scientist Exhibition which will run online next year, respecting the public health guidance. He commented, “The importance of science and technology has never been to the fore as much […]

HEALTH NEWS: UCC offer new course – MSc in Radiation Therapy

HEALTH NEWS: UCC offer new course – MSc in Radiation Therapy

12 August 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie A partnership between UCC & HSE South/South West Hospital Group (HSE S/SWHG) The College of Medicine and Health (CoMH) UCC, has announced the proposed MSc in Radiation therapy (Graduate entry) will be a 2-year, full-time, taught master’s programme, with a student intake of 12 students in 2020/2021. It […]

Plans well underway for the return to education in Cork ETB

Plans well underway for the return to education in Cork ETB

7 August 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie In preparation for the re-opening of Cork ETB schools, colleges and centres, Principals and the Executive met (socially distant) today, 6th August 2020, for the first time since March 2020. (All meetings from March to date have taken place through the Office 365 platform on Teams). The meeting […]