UCC launches transformational academic strategy

Photo: Gerard McCarthy Photography This UCC launched an ambitious and transformational academic strategy that will transform the UCC learning experience and landscape for the future. The UCC Academic Strategy outlines a new and holistic approach to education that champions the capacity for independent thinking and enquiry, equipping students with the skills required for our rapidly…

Debenhams Patrick Street goes the extra mile to ‘rev up’ the high street this Christmas

Debenhams is launching a campaign to drive traffic to its high street stores this Christmas through offering to pick up the cost of parking when shoppers buy items from its fashion, home, beauty and gifting ranges. Running until Sunday December 9 the retailer, which has stores across the UK and Ireland, is offering to cover…

40 Christmas trees and 60,000 Christmas lights adorn Cork City this Christmas

Cork City Council has installed over 40 Christmas trees this year, all peppered around the city centre and suburbs to celebrate its brightest Christmas yet! St Patrick’s Street has seen an increase of 5,000 lights – we now have 60,000 lights twinkling across the city. While Glow – A Cork Christmas Celebration will shine bright…

Winners of the National Project Awards 2018 announced!

The Ireland Chapter of Project Management Institute (PMI) has announced the winners of the 2018 National Project Awards, sponsored by PwC. Declan Rundle, Head of Enterprise Change in AIB, won Project Professional of the Year at a gala dinner last night hosted by principal sponsor, PwC. He was acknowledged for his role in reinvigorating the bank’s Change…

TY students win app development competition with Recycle Rampage app

Transition year students from Coláiste an Chroí Naofa in Carraig na bhFear have won the CEIA – Cork’s Technology Network SySTEM App Development competition. The students developed the Recycle Rampage app to encourage recycling at home and at school and impressed the judges with the technical functionality, graphics and marketing of the app.  The winners of…

New road traffic management system for Cork Airport

Cork Airport, Ireland’s second busiest international airport, is introducing a new road traffic management system to facilitate growing passenger numbers. The measures include investment in an upgrade of the forecourt, improved access to car parks, improved signage, a new two-way road system to the Red Express car park and enhanced public transport lanes, all designed…

Ireland’s largest business school takes residence at landmark building in Cork City

An Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney TD officially opened the University College Cork Centre for Executive Education at 1 Lapp’s Quay in Cork. The landmark building in the heart of the city will house Cork University Business School (CUBS) and Irish Management Institute (IMI) programmes, bringing together the largest business school in…