Funding confirmed for new school buildings in Carrignavar and Blarney

Funding confirmed for new school buildings in Carrignavar and Blarney

17 November 2015, 7.10am By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fine Gael TD for Cork North Central and Minister of State for European Affairs, Dara Murphy TD, has warmly welcomed the announcement by Government today of a major school building programme, which includes funding for Scoil An Athar Tadhg in Carrignavar, and Scoil Chroí Íosa and Scoil […]

Cork Secondary School marks 50th anniversary with Entertainment show

Cork Secondary School marks 50th anniversary with Entertainment show

14 Novmeber 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Entertainment News Half a century on from opening the school, it’s party time. Christ King Secondary School (South Douglas Road, Cork) marks 50 years of education this year. To celebrate this milestone, the school have organised a wonderful 50th Anniversary Show. The school also celebrates its 25th successive […]

President of Ireland launches University College Cork’s new research and teaching Centre

President of Ireland launches University College Cork’s new research and teaching Centre

13 November 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, today officially launched The Centre for the Study of Moral Foundations of Economy & Society at an event held at the Royal Irish Academy in Dublin. This launch is the final event under the President of Ireland’s Ethics Initiative, which ran from […]

Macra na Feirme Annual Rally in Rochestown Park Hotel was a success

Macra na Feirme Annual Rally in Rochestown Park Hotel was a success

29 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A successful weekend was had at the Rally in the Lee Valley last weekend. Hosts, Muskerry Macra, organised a fantastic weekend of entertainment, competitions and the annual young farmers conference alongside sponsors Coopsuperstores.ie. Speaking at the opening ceremony, Minister Simon Coveney announced a top up payment for young […]

Cork Person of Year organiser expresses condolences to Maureen O’Hara family

Cork Person of Year organiser expresses condolences to Maureen O’Hara family

25 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The organisers of the Cork Person of the Year have expressed their sadness on hearing of the death of actress Maureen O’Hara. The Irish-American hollywood legend attended the awards twice in recent years, as a Person of the Month winner and later as a Guest of Honour. Awards […]

Sinn Fein Deputy Leader visits Cork to endorse West Cork candidate

Sinn Fein Deputy Leader visits Cork to endorse West Cork candidate

23 October 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin Deputy Leader Mary Lou McDonald TD has described Cllr Rachel McCarthy as a “fantastic” and “determined” general election candidate who would do a great job representing the people of Cork South West. She urged people living in the constituency to support Rachel’s campaign in any way […]

“The Darker side of HR” – discussed at UCC CIPD talk

“The Darker side of HR” – discussed at UCC CIPD talk

22 October 2015 By  Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The CIPD is the professional body for HR. The Southern Region of Ireland recently held a thought provoking talk in UCC. “Different!” “Fascinating!” “Food-for-thought!” “Provocative!” and “Quirky!” were words used to describe the event entitled “The Darker Side of HR”. MC Charlie Dolan interviewed Dr. Clíodhna MacKenzie on […]

Cork Sinn Fein TD calls for end to ‘religious discrimination’ in schools

Cork Sinn Fein TD calls for end to ‘religious discrimination’ in schools

21 October 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Speaking from the Dáil today Deputy Jonathan O’Brien, Sinn Féin Education Spokesperson called on the Minister for Education and Skills to move swiftly to bring forward legislation ensuring that children are not discriminated against in school admission on the basis of their religion. Deputy O’Brien said; “Today I […]

Belgooly Engineer Shortlisted For Engineers Ireland Chartered Engineer Of The Year Award

Belgooly Engineer Shortlisted For Engineers Ireland Chartered Engineer Of The Year Award

19 October 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Belgooly engineer Anthony Heery has been shortlisted for the ‘Chartered Engineer of the Year Award’, sponsored by Arup, as part of the national Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards 2015, it has been announced. Heery has been recognised for his project which focuses on developing better performance in Offshore Wind […]

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 […]

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