Milestone for MTU as topping out of new Learning Resource Centre takes place on Bishopstown Campus

The new Learning Resource Centre will provide teaching and learning space for 1,000 students and 70 staff and will expand MTU’s portfolio of programmes and services. The building is due for completion in summer 2025.   The project is part of the Department of Higher and Further Education, Research, Innovation and Science’s Higher Education Public…

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Tips for Businesses Considering Solar Panels: A Guide by David Meaney, Director of Growth at Swyft Energy

In the pursuit of sustainable practices and energy efficiency, many businesses are turning their gaze  towards the transformative power of solar panels. As the Director of Growth at Swyft Energy, Ireland’s  leading Commercial Solar PV company, David Meaney shares valuable insights and tips for businesses  contemplating the adoption of solar energy.     Understand the Financial Benefits Solar panels…

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Pebble & Sash Unveils Their Debut Collection of Ottomans, Headboards, and Cushions

Pebble & Sash, the dynamic duo of interior design, is thrilled to announce the launch of their inaugural collection featuring Ottomans, Headboards, and Cushions. This exclusive line embodies luxury and sophistication, curated with meticulous attention to detail and crafted from the finest materials. Designed and handmade in Cork, each piece reflects the distinctive style and…

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Putting on the Ritz and celebrating a Century of Swing

Join Ireland’s King of Swing Luke Thomas and The Swing Cats for their KINGS OF SWING TOUR on Saturday April 20th at The Everyman, Cork.  This brand-new show celebrates 100 years of swing music with a musical timeline of classics from the 1920’s to the modern-day.  The audience will be treated to a dazzling special guest…

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Minister Foley announces €8.9 million in funding for primary, post-primary and special schools in Cork

Minister for Education Norma Foley TD has today announced €8.9 million in funding to support digital learning in schools and minor building works in Cork. €50 million in grant funding for Information and Communications Technology (ICT) will issue shortly to all recognised primary and post-primary schools across the country, while a separate €29 million in…

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Shortlists announced for the Lord Mayor’s Community and Voluntary Awards 2024

The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Kieran McCarthy this week announced the shortlisted organisations for Cork City’s Lord Mayor’s Community and Voluntary Awards 2024. This year sees the 21st anniversary of these awards, co-sponsored by The Echo/Echolive.ie, media partners since it’s inception.   Speaking at the announcement the Lord Mayor praised the work of all organisations,…

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Irish Fine Jewellery Brand Enibas Unveils Heartfelt Pendant to Support Mater Heart Patients

Schull-based fine jeweller enibas has launched a new special-edition pendant in support of heart patients in the Mater Public Hospital. This beautiful new piece is designed to raise funds and awareness for cardiac care at the Mater, which is the heart centre for Ireland. Founded in 1985, the Mater Hospital Foundation is the official fundraising…

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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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