Former Mountjoy governor to speak in Cork this weekend

20 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan A major national volunteering conference will take place this weekend (March 20-22) in Cork. The ‘Nurturing Young People’s Potential – the Volunteer’s Role’ has been organised by Foróige, Ireland’s leading youth organisation. Keynote speaker is former Mountjoy Prison governor and former Foróige member John Lonergan, who will speak […]

Cork clubs can apply for Sports Capital Programme

Cork clubs can apply for Sports Capital Programme

14 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan “Sports clubs in Cork should apply now for Sports Capital funding,” says Fine Gael Cork South West TD, Jim Daly. Deputy Daly was speaking after confirmation from the Minister for Sport, Michael Ring TD,that an extra €40 million has been secured for Sports Capital Programme in 2015. “It […]

CIT Entrepreneur of Year

13 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan The CIT Entrepreneur of Year will be announced, and €10,000 will be awarded in prizes, at an Award Ceremony at Cork Institute of Technology today, one of the final events during CIT’s Innovation Week. This year marks thirteen years of the highly successful Local Enterprise Offices Cork, CIT […]

Cork Chamber and UCC Launch Transition Year Business Awards 2015

11 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan Cork Chamber and the College of Business & Law, UCC, have launched the annual Transition Year (TY) Business Awards for 2015, sponsored by BNY Mellon, a global investments company and major employer in Cork. Cork Chamber Chief Executive, Conor Healy said, “The Chamber is delighted to continue its […]

Cork Schools Local Enterprise Programme final today

6 March 2015 By Elaine Murphy More than 45 mini-companies will compete to become the Cork Schools Local Enterprise Programme Regional Winners 2015 in University College Cork (UCC) today. With a prize fund of €4,000, this year some 400 students from across Cork will present their mini-company business plans, display their product or service […]

Pastoral Centre opens in Douglas secondary school

2 March 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan Christ King’s new Pastoral Care Centre (South Douglas Road) was officially opened at noon on Today by Sr Sheila Kelleher, Provincial Leader, Presentation Sisters. The new centre will be called “Sunview” – “Sunview” was the name of the suburban house where Christ King was founded on the Douglas […]

Medical Engineering award for CIT student

Medical Engineering award for CIT student

26 Febraury 2015 By David O’Sullivan Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) Biomedical Engineering graduate, James Fogarty has the won the Vicon: Best Medical Engineering Undergraduate Project Competition at the Healthcare Technologies Student and Early Career Awards 2015 Finals which took place in London today (Wednesday 25th February). James was the only Irish student shortlisted […]

Safer Internet Day marked in Cork

9th February 2015 by Elaine Murphy Trend Micro, a global leader in security software with EMEA headquarters in Cork, today announced its 2015 “What’s Your Story?” video and poster competition during the celebration of Safer Internet Day. Now in its fourth year this video and poster competition encourages youth and schools to share their […]