Minister Foley announces €79 million in funding for primary, post-primary and special schools

Minister for Education Norma Foley TD has today announced €79 million in funding to support digital learning in schools and minor building works. €50 million in grant funding for Information and Communications Technology (ICT) will issue shortly to all recognised primary and post-primary schools, while a separate €29 million in minor works funding is being…

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Spike Island daily sailings return – just in time for families this Easter!

Spike Island has launched its new sailing schedule in time for Easter with the return of daily sailings to the historic former prison island.    Visitors of all ages now have the chance to visit the iconic fortress in the heart of Cork Harbour every day from 12pm.   The 104-acre island provides a perfect…

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Buskers wanted for Ballycotton F.A.T Fest

Organisers of Ballycotton F.A.T Fest of Folk and Traditional music are calling for buskers to get involved in the event. Hosted by Sea Church in Ballycotton over the May Bank Holiday weekend, and with music throughout the village, the festival will have an outstanding lineup of both Irish and international artists including Moya Brennan and…

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The winners of the Passoã Hair and Beauty Awards 2024

Last Sunday, 24th March, marked the celebration of the leading businesses in the hair and beauty industries in Ireland. Over 500 guests attended the Passoã Hair and Beauty Awards 2024, organised by Hi Style. Taking place at the Radisson Blu Hotel, in Little Island, Cork, the ceremony was presented by Amanda Brunker and Deric Hartigan.…

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Munster Technological University Welcomes the Launch of the ALTITUDE Charter

Munster Technological University welcomes the launch of ALTITUDE – the National Charter for Universal Design in Tertiary Education. ALTITUDE focuses on widening inclusion in tertiary education, marking the start of a national conversation about how the sector can more strategically embed a universal design (UD) approach. Funded by the HEA under PATH 4, the ALTITUDE Project…

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Easter Family Package at Cork International Hotel

Cork International Hotel is inviting families to come and spend Easter with the team who have created a fun-filled package for all ages to enjoy.   The Easter Family Package runs from March 23rd to April 10th and includes activities such as:   Easter Egg Hunts twice daily Afternoon crafts at the art station in…

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Bank of Ireland warns about false articles online

Bank of Ireland is warning about an increasing number of false articles appearing online designed to defraud consumers through fake financial products, investments or cryptocurrency schemes. The articles appear like news articles from genuine media outlets, but are false advertisements that fraudsters are paying for online. The advertisements feature fabricated news stories with claims about…

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Padel Tennis Ireland announces sports partnership programme that will benefit 300 Cork charities and voluntary organisations

The multi award winning Padel Tennis Ireland campus at Fota Junction in Carrigtwohill has announced a new Sports Partnership Programme for 300 businesses and which will benefit 300 of Cork’s voluntary, social, civic, charitable and not for profit organisations. Padel Tennis Ireland has also announced the appointment of No.1 Media Group as its partner in…

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