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14 October 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie “Many students have the talent and aptitude to study engineering, science, technology, and computing” That’s what Michael Loftus, Head of Faculty of Engineering & Science at Cork Institute of Technology told TheCork.ie. Mr Loftus, a Chartered Engineer and Member of the Irish Computer Society, who worked in... Read More
13 October 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie 4 Days, 60 speakers, 2000 attendees… 1 inspirational location Ireland’s first ever National Digital Week will take place from November 3-8 in Skibbereen, West Cork, with over 2,000 entrepreneurs, digital marketers, technology enthusiasts and those embarking on a digital journey, expected to attend. ‘National Digital Week’ aims... Read More
5 October 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr. John Paul O’ Shea has warmly welcomed the announcement that University College Cork (UCC) has been named University of the Year and Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) as Institute of Technology of the Year. CIT takes the title for a... Read More
1 October 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Speaking today following a meeting with parents whose children cannot access school places as they are not baptised, Sinn Féin Education Spokesperson Deputy Jonathan O’Brien called on the Minister for Education and Skills to move immediately to repeal the legislation that allows this to take place. The Cork... Read More
14 September 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Over a quarter of parents in Ireland (28%) are expected to pay more than €200 per child in primary school voluntary contributions, new research by Bytek Managed Print Specialists, in association with Epson, has revealed. As parents many struggle with the costs of sending their children to school... Read More
17 August 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@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;... Read More