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Schools can now apply for free GIY and innocent drinks Sow & Grow packs

GIY and innocent drinks team up to launch the sixth annual Sow & Grow initiative, a project that will enable 45,000 primary school children across the country to learn how to grow their own food this spring. Primary schools across Ireland can now apply for a free Sow & Grow pack to be delivered to


Cyclone Rep’s new production “The King Lear Session” opens in Cork’s Everyman Theatre on the March 3rd. Cyclone’s Sessions are both entertaining and educational - combining performance and workshop. The Sessions comprise individual curriculum based plays of Shakespeare’s texts and Leaving Cert Poetry. Five unlikely characters tell the tale of Lear and, in the process, make a journey of self-discovery. Take

Three Cork schools take honours in the January MATHletes Challenge Cup.

In opening month of MATHletes Challenge 2015, 10,000 students spent over 1 million minutes improving their maths. Beaumont Girls School, Cork and Scoil Naisiunta an Chroi Naofa, Glounthaune took 4th and 5th place across Ireland in the MATHletes Challenge January Cup, earning them the coveted Munster Provincial Champion and Runner-up titles in a hotly contested

Hewitt College Touch Typing Courses

Annual Christmas Trade Fair Showcase

Christmas Trade Fair showcases young entrepreneurs in Schools Enterprise Awards   CORK AIRPORT TUESDAY DECEMBER 9, 2014   Schools in the South Cork region will have the opportunity to showcase their mini companies at the annual Christmas trade fair, which takes place at Cork Airport on Tuesday December 9, 2014 as part of the Schools Enterprise Awards.

Cllr Kieran McCarthy’s New Book

Cllr Kieran McCarthy Kieran’s New Book – Cork Harbour Through Time (2014) How do you capture a harbour in all its beauty? Being the second largest natural harbour in the world brings a focus and energy that Cork Harbour has always been open to. The ebb and flow of the tide through the ages has

St Aloysius 20 year school reunion.

For any students who completed the Irish Leaving Certificate in 1993, Ann Marie Bresnan is organising a reunion for October 2013. Ann Marie would love to hear from you, meet up and have a great night  out. If you are interested please contact Ann Marie or at for the full details about the reunion. St Alyuois School, Shamord

Down Syndrome Cork protest resource cuts

Elaine Hurley from Ballinhassig representing Down Syndrome Ireland protesting against cuts to resources that have been made affecting children with Down syndrome attending main stream schools. Picture by Darragh Kane.

Lynch welcomes report on SUSI

Local representative Ciaran Lynch TD has welcomed the review report on the Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI). The independent review by Accenture has identified a number of recommendations for the student grant awarding authority to address. This review is a result of quite a number of delays and complaints made by both students and parents

Coláiste Stiofáin Naofa proudly presents ‘Stepping Stones’

Thursday the 23rd of May marks the opening of ‘Stepping Stones’, Coláiste Stiofáin Naofa’s 25thannual visual arts exhibition at Coláiste Stiofáin Naofa, Tramore Road. Each year CSN organises an exhibition that showcases artworks by students of the college. Tony Magner, Textiles Lecturer at GMIT, will officially open the exhibition at 7pm. This year’s show will