AT a recent ceremony at the Bandon Adult Learning Centre several students were awarded certificates for the completion of their studies in the English as a Second Language and Information Technology classes.
The nationwide competition, called ‘The Saffron School Science Competition’, asks students to create a short video showing what transport will look like in 2030. The winning class will get a three-day trip to the European Space Centre in Belgium. The competition is sponsored by eFlow, the electronic tolling company. [Read more...]
FINE Gael Cork South West Deputy, Jim Daly is calling on the Government to work with the insurance industry to establish a “solidarity insurance flood fund” which could meet the needs of home owners who cannot obtain insurance on their property as a result of having claimed for flood damage in the past.
Deputy Daly will be meeting with the CEO of the Irish Insurance Federation, Kevin Thompson, next week to discuss this proposal and to seek support from the Federation.
THIS year’s Transition Year Business Projects Awards were announced at a prize-giving ceremony in the Aula Maxima, University College Cork with a team from Maria Immaculata Community College, Dunmanway taking third place overall.
The team from Mount St. Michael in Rosscarbery were also awarded special recognition for their efforts.
The Transition Year Business Project Awards is an initiative of the UCC Faculty of Commerce and Cork Chamber and are kindly sponsored by BNY Mellon, a global investments company and major employer in Cork.
TWO West Cork students were among the prizewinners at the recent Cork Schools Science Awards ceremony that took place at Balckrock Castle in Cork.
The gold medals recognise students that undertook the Leaving Certificate in 2012 and were presented by the Minister for Research and innovation Sean Sherlock.
THERE were celebrations for the students of Kilcoe National School at the Feis Maitiú in Cork city recently as they were announced as the winners of the Under 15 Grúpa Cheoil competition.
Now in its 87th year, Feis Maitiú is the second-largest festival of its kind in the world. Annually, almost 15,000 participants take to the stage to compete in a range of artistic disciplines at the Feis.
This was performed by five time All-Ireland medal winner Rhona Ní Bhuachalla. Rhona also had the Brendan Martin cup with her which was very popular with all the classes.
TRANSITION Year students from Maria Immaculata Community College Dunmanway will represent the West Cork Enterprise Board and region in the national finals of the Student Enterprise Awards to be held in Croke Park on Wednesday next, April 17th.
The company, “PRS Games” under the guidance of teacher Sinead Meade will make the journey to Dublin with their board game “The Road to Safety” which teaches children and adults about the importance of road safety in a fun way.