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James Holden, Colaiste Muire – Teachers experiment with explosive lessons

James Holden, Colaiste Muire – Teachers experiment with explosive lessons

  The annual workshop for educators, hosted by Synthesis and Solid State Pharmaceutical Centre (SSPC) and the Dept. of Chemical Sciences was held recently in the University of Limerick (UL). The workshop is designed to encourage science teachers to become more confident with chemical demonstrations and brings effective learning strategies to the classroom. Sponsored by […]

Sherlock welcomes cross-party unity on waste reduction

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Sherlock welcomes cross-party unity on waste reduction

Cork East TD Sean Sherlock has urged the government to back joint Labour and Green Party proposals for waste reduction in plastics. “A million plastic bottles are bought around the world every minute and that the figure will jump by another 20% by 2021,” said Deputy Sherlock in the debate. “More than 480 billion plastic […]

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The Way We Were: Queenstown/Cobh 1917

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The Way We Were: Queenstown/Cobh 1917

Cork Harbour Islands Project (C.H.I.P.) will be holding their next Exhibition ‘The Way We Were: Queenstown/Cobh 1917 in September. This year’s Exhibition will focus on local, national and international events in the year 1917 following on from one of the most important events in Irish history – The Easter Rising 1916 and a world still […]

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Cobh Further Education & Training Centre

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Cobh Further Education & Training Centre

Cobh Further Education & Training Centre provides learning opportunities for adults who wish to return to education. We are currently offering places on our courses starting in September. Courses include Computer Skills, Communications, Personal Safety, Maths, Managing Personal Finances, Family Learning, Local History, Intensive Tuition in Adult Basic Education, Teamwork and Fashion Design. All courses […]

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Waterford FC v Cobh Ramblers – Preview & Team News

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Waterford FC v Cobh Ramblers – Preview & Team News

Cobh Ramblers travel to Waterford on Friday in what many describe the game as the biggest of the season! Ramblers go into the game on the back of an impressive win over UCD at the weekend, a result that leaves them 3 points clear of third place. A win on Friday would close the gap […]

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Fota Island Resort’s Open Week 24th – 28th July

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Fota Island Resort’s Open Week 24th – 28th July

Fota Island Resort’s Open Week is just around the corner, beginning the 24th of July and running until the 28th July 2017. Whether you are a guest staying in the hotel or the lodges, or simply a keen golfer you are invited to participate at one of Ireland’s premier courses. Fota Island Resort, host to […]

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Over €630,000 extra funding for Cork Early Years Education & Childcare Services – David Stanton

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Over €630,000 extra funding for Cork Early Years Education & Childcare Services – David Stanton

Early years education and childcare facilities in Cork are to receive more than €630,000 additional funding, said Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice & Equality, David Stanton. The funding, to service operators, is part of the Government’s programme to make high quality early years care and education […]

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Fota Welcomes Four New Cheetah Cubs

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Fota Welcomes Four New Cheetah Cubs

The latest arrivals at Fota Wildlife Park in Co Cork, four new Cheetah cubs, were officially introduced to the public today. The Cubs were born on May 29th and the litter of four is made up of two males and two females. This is the second birth this year for mother Nimpy, originally from France, […]

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Walkability Survey as part of Cobh Age Friendly town

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Walkability Survey as part of Cobh Age Friendly town

The Great Island Community Forum are looking for interested volunteers to take part in a walkability survey of Cobh town on Saturday 17th June at 11am. The Walkability Survey is part of the consultation stage of the Age Friendly Town programme in conjunction with Cork County Council. Having applied to the Council, Cobh was named […]

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5th Green Flag for Gaelscoil Uí Eigeartaigh

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5th Green Flag for Gaelscoil Uí Eigeartaigh

Today Gaelscoil Uí Eigeartaigh have had their 5th Green Flag Awards Ceremony for Biodiversity. With over 10 years involvement with the Green Flags for Schools it is a wonderful and proud moment for them.

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