Cork Technology Network launches App development competition for 4th year students

Cork Technology Network launches App development competition for 4th year students

31 May 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The CEIA – Cork’s Technology Network – today (Tuesday) launched a new App development competition for transition year students based on the logic of George Boole. SySTEM, a team-based competition that will run over a 12-week period starting in September 2016, will require teams of up to 8 […]

Liadh Ní Riada to host conference on language discrimination and diversity in the EU

Liadh Ní Riada to host conference on language discrimination and diversity in the EU

31 May 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada will be hosting a conference on language discrimination and linguistic diversity in the European Union in Brussels tomorrow. Speaking in advance of the conference, Liadh Ní Riada said: “We have a great diversity of language within the EU. However some of them […]

UCC to host ‘CSI 1916’ event

UCC to host ‘CSI 1916’ event

31 May 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Complex detective work and the invention of new genetic identification methods were required to find and identify the body of 1916 leader, Thomas Kent. The story of how science, archaeology and history combined to commemorate Thomas Kent will be revealed at a free public event next Thursday 2nd […]

Two Cork firms named on shortlist of greatest new Irish innovations

Two Cork firms named on shortlist of greatest new Irish innovations

31 May 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The search for the most innovative business on the island of Ireland is one step closer following the announcement of the shortlist of The Irish Times Innovation Awards. This year two Cork firms Reproinfo and Sothic Bioscience are among the 21 finalists from established companies, innovators, start-ups and […]

Cork Smokers Offered Free GP Consultations to Mark World No Tobacco Day

Cork Smokers Offered Free GP Consultations to Mark World No Tobacco Day

30 May 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie To mark the WHO’s World No Tobacco Day tomorrow, MeeDoc – “Europe’s largest telemedicine provider” – is offering free GP consultations to help Cork smokers kick the habit for good. Anyone who requests a ‘Quitting Smoking’ consultation through the MeeDoc app on Tuesday can use the code SMOKEFREE […]

Avondhu Blackwater Partnership community food project

Avondhu Blackwater Partnership community food project

30 May 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A Cork county community food project has been announced as one of 13 all island projects to receive funding from safefood for the 2016-18 Community Food Initiatives (CFI) Programme launched last week. The CFI programme is designed to positively influence the eating habits of families in low income […]

Show jumping: Peter Moloney and Arbutus Ohio win Maryville round of Connolly’s RED MILLS Munster Grand Prix league

Show jumping: Peter Moloney and Arbutus Ohio win Maryville round of Connolly’s RED MILLS Munster Grand Prix league

30 May 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Co Waterford’s Peter Moloney scored his first win in this years Connolly’s RED MILLS Munster Grand Prix league, taking victory in the fourth round of the series at Maryville Stables, Carrigaline, Co Cork. Moloney, from Colligan near Dungarvan, guided the Teresa Conway-owned Arbutus Ohio to a double clear […]

Royal Cork Yacht Club host Family Fun Day this Sunday

Royal Cork Yacht Club host Family Fun Day this Sunday

30 May 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The world’s oldest yacht club, the Royal Cork Yacht Club (RCYC), is throwing its doors open on Sunday, 5th June to families and anyone interested in sailing to come along, try sailing and enjoy free fun and entertainment for the day. Tying in with the Cork Harbour Festival, […]

Minister Kehoe Commends Crew of LÉ Róisín for their role in the Mediterranean

Minister Kehoe Commends Crew of LÉ Róisín for their role in the Mediterranean

28 May 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Minister of State with Special Responsibility for Defence, Mr. Paul Kehoe, T.D. today praised the crew of LÉ Róisín under the command of her captain, Lieutenant Commander Ultan Finegan, for their continued role in assisting with the migrant crisis in the Mediterranean. The Minister confirmed that LÉ […]

‘Wild Atlantic Way’ passport launched

‘Wild Atlantic Way’ passport launched

27 May 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie New Visitor Passport developed by Fáilte Ireland and An Post encourages greater exploration of communities in Cork along the west coast route We at TheCork.ie love the Wild Atlantic Way, I drove the Cork section of it two summers ago, listen here. Now, another development, Minister of State […]

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