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 […]

Cork apprentices win medallions of excellence at Worldskills Competition in Brazil

Cork apprentices win medallions of excellence at Worldskills Competition in Brazil

17 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork apprentices, Dean McSweeney and John Murray have each won a medallion of excellence representing Ireland in Metal Fabrication and Plastering and Dry Wall at the 43rd WorldSkills. The Medallions of Excellence were awarded for the following skills: Beauty Therapy; Electrical Installation; Joinery; Cabinet Making: Automobile Technology; Plumbing; […]

Clonakilty Heritage Week launched

Clonakilty Heritage Week launched

16 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Clonakilty 2015 Heritage Week programme of events, organised by Dúchas Clonakilty Heritage and Cumann Seanchais Chloch na gCoillte was launched at the Clonakilty (West Cork Regional) Museum last Friday by Mayor of Clonakilty, Cionnaith Ó Súilleabháin. The combined efforts of both organisations will see no less than […]

Minister Coveney Officially Opens the New Asian Sanctuary at Fota Wildlife Park

Minister Coveney Officially Opens the New Asian Sanctuary at Fota Wildlife Park

10 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The €4.3m 27 acre Asian Sanctuary development at Fota Wildlife Park in Co Cork was officially opened this afternoon by Minister for Agriculture, Food, the Marine & Defence Simon Coveney TD. The Asian Sanctuary is a 27 acre expansion that is home already to some of the world’s […]

KBC Bank supports Cork community projects

KBC Bank supports Cork community projects

4 August 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A number of innovative community groups in Cork have been awarded funding through KBC Bank’s ‘Bright Ideas’ community support initiative. Six outstanding projects from Cork city and the surrounding areas have been selected for funding and are among a total of 40 winning projects nationwide recognised by KBC […]

A record year for Colaiste Stoifain Naofa

A record year for Colaiste Stoifain Naofa

4 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The wide variety of courses available to students at Coláiste Stiofáin Naofa (CSN) has resulted in a record number of student applications for the forthcoming 2015/2016 academic year. CSN, one of the biggest colleges for further education in Munster, has accepted more than 500 applications from school leavers […]

Cork Apprentices to represent Ireland at 43rd WorldSkills Competition in Brazil

Cork Apprentices to represent Ireland at 43rd WorldSkills Competition in Brazil

27 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork apprentices, John Murray, Owen Murphy and Dean McSweeney will represent Ireland in Plastering and Drywall Systems, Welding and Construction Metal Work at the 43rd WorldSkills Competition in São Paulo, Brazil from11 – 15 August 2015. John, Owen, Dean and their fellow team members were selected from the […]

Taoiseach opens UCC Beaufort Building in Ringaskiddy

Taoiseach opens UCC Beaufort Building in Ringaskiddy

11 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie An Taoiseach Enda Kenny T.D. officially opened the UCC Beaufort Building in Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork today (Saturday). The 4,700m2 five storey building with state-of-the-art wave simulators, test tanks, workshops and offices provides Ireland with world-class infrastructure for renewable energy and maritime research to power the ‘blue economy’. Named […]

New Carrigtwohill National School will be run by Cork ETB

New Carrigtwohill National School will be run by Cork ETB

11 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The Cork Education and Training Board (previously known as the VEC) will be the patrons of a new primary school in Carrigtwohill, Co Cork. The Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O’Sullivan T.D. made the announcement today. Opening in September it will be “multi-denominational Community National School”, and […]

Regatta planned for Crosshaven in late June

Regatta planned for Crosshaven in late June

4 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Hard to believe it’s Summer isin’t it? The fire is lighting and TShirts are but a dream. That being said technically it is summer and planning continues for a host of events. “Crosshaven Traditional Sail Regatta” is being planned for June the weekend of 19th-21st June in the […]

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