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Primary school pupils explore “the power of emotions” in Clon competition

FOUR West Cork primary schools took part in a creative competition recently organised by Anna Machura from the Park Cinema, The competition saw 108 pupils from St. Joseph’s Girls N.S. Clonakilty, Kilgarriffe N.S., Lisavaird N.S. and Timoleague N.S. prepare projects, stories, poems, collages, drawings, paintings on the theme of “The Power of Emotions”.

Scholarship competition for volunteers who want to gain counselling skills

PCI College has announced a Scholarship competition to recognise those who give their time to the voluntary and charity sector.  The Scholarship is open to full and part-time volunteers in Ireland, and the prize will cover full fees for the Certificate in Counselling & Psychotherapy course, beginning in February 2016.

Skibbereen CoderDojo Club news update

AFTER a very busy and successful autumn period the club has seen many new and old face’s return to complete and start new projects, we had a fantastic time at the first National Digital Week in Skibbereen, and the coders met with some of the guest speakers including Microsoft’s Steve Howell, Laurence O’Rourke from the European Space agency and Dee Forbes from the Discovery Network.

Christmas takes off at Cork Airport with the Cork Schools Business Runway Trade Fair

CHRISTMAS shoppers had the opportunity to purchase something a little different, when schools in the South Cork region showcased their mini-companies at the Cork Schools Business Runway trade fair which took place at Cork Airport last Thursday as part of the Schools Enterprise Awards. McEgan College in Macroom, Carrigaline Community College, Colaiste Muire in Crosshaven and Colaiste Choilm in Ballincollig were amongst the schools taking part with over five hundred Cork students participated

The Model School, Dunmanway “Digital School of Distinction” Award

TWO hundred years ago a man called George Boole, now hailed as a forefather of the Computer era, was born. He became professor of Maths at UCC in the year The Model School was built and set about changing the way people thought about thinking. He believed that there was logic to everything and he led the way to the development of a logical computer language. In 2013 the “Digital