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Flying Colours for students at Cork Airport Christmas Trade Fair 

Schools in the South Cork region had the opportunity this week to showcase their mini companies at the annual Cork Airport Christmas Trade Fair  as part of the Schools Enterprise Awards. Over Three hundred Cork students participated in the event, comprising 100 mini company groups showcasing their products and services. Students were interviewed  by a panel of judges during the Trade Fair and rated on their business acumen, before prize winners were selected according to category

Kilcoe National School News

Kilcoe National School recently held its first Christmas Bazaar. It was a huge success and the school would like to thank all the people who turned up in their droves for supporting it and all those who helped out on the night. The school would also like to thank all the people who kindly sponsored the raffle prizes, Biggs of Bantry, Carbery oils, Annie may’s bar, Skibbereen Sports centre, Drinagh,

MICC notes

MARIA Immaculata Community College Dunmanway produced their annual variety concert recently to packed audiences both nights. The show provided a mixture of entertainment from Irish dancers, singers, instrumental performances, drama and musical tasters from both Annie and Mama Mia.

Bandon Schools ICT Initiative

The idea of asking local firms and individuals for their old PC’s and laptops came from a shortage of ICT equipment in our local schools. As a local secondary school teacher who teaches computers and as a parent to kids in a local primary school… it is obvious that the best way to teach young people about the strengths and advantages of computers is to get young people familiar with

Sheep’s head kids raise funds during festive season

THE CHILDREN on the Sheep’s Head Peninsula have been hard fundraising in the lead up to the festive season. At Rusnacahara NS, Ahakista the pupils and staff have been very busy over the last few weeks. “Well, the school held a Halloween ‘Trick or Treat’ party for Temple Street Children’s Hospital. The children wore some wonderful Halloween costumes to school on the day and raised €60,” Principal Noreen Tobin told

St Endas National School Kilnadur fundraising event

There will be a clothing recycling drive in aid of St Endas National School on 12th December 2014; We are accepting donations now! Clothes can be dropped to the school or can be dropped to Johnstown Old National School on Sundays after Mass 9th November – 7th December 10:30 – 11:30 or you can arrange collection with Gillian 087 886 1772, Mary 087 990 7287, or Mary – 086 818

Kilcoe National School news

Kilcoe National School were recently visited by the London Chamber Brass Quintet. The school were actively involved in Maths Week and held a themed Math’s Day. The school were delighted to top the country’s leader target boards at both Junior and Senior level. This was a great achievement for our school. The school is presently working towards its 3rd green flag and the active flag.

Maebh Daly wins Bantry Credit Union Scholarship 2014

MAEBH Daly from Coorloum West, Ballylickey, Bantry, has been awarded the Bantry Credit Union Third-Level Education Scholarship for 2014. Maebh is the 12th winner of the scholarship, which is worth up to €6,000 over four years.   The daughter of Pat Joe and Noreen Daly, Maebh sat the Leaving Cert in June at Coláiste Pobail Bheanntraí. All her hard work was rewarded when she got excellent exam results and was

Carrigboy NS News

Carrigboy NS is holding its annual Christmas Craft Fair on Monday, December 1st from 7 to 9pm in Durrus and District Community Hall. All welcome to what promises to be a wonderful night with wheel of fortune raffles, lucky dip, raffles and much more. Our Christmas Concert is scheduled for Friday December 12th at 7pm in the Hall. All classes are busy practising for their big night on stage.

West Cork young scientists are Cork Persons of the Month

SCIENTIFIC hat-trick winners Sophie Healy-Thow, Ciara Judge and Emer Hickey have been chosen Cork Persons of the Month. Their names now also go forward, with the other Persons of Month chosen this year, for possible selection as Cork Persons of the Year at a gala awards lunch on January 16th next. The Kinsale Community School pupils won this year’s BT Young Scientist, EU Young Scientist and the top prize at