Campus cycle week hits Cork from March 12th

(Photo: Tomás Tyner) Campus Cycle Week begins next week in the ‘Real Capital’, starting on Monday the 12th of March. “Every college in Cork is taking part,” an organiser told us, “UCC, CIT, CUH, Saint John’s Central College, Cork College of Commerce, Coláiste Stiofáin Naofa…” The focal point of the week will be a screening of the film “Why…

UCC Launch Historic Investment Plan

Early last week UCC unveiled an exciting €350m investment plan. The project is going to take place over the next five years, and is aiming to create 500 new jobs in the construction industry for Cork. Professor Patrick O’Shea, President of UCC, outlined the key aspects of this landmark project, as well as explaining the…

The Irish at Rio 2016

It’s that time again; On Friday August 5th the Olympic Games, the world’s biggest sporting event, begins, sending the world ‘sports mad’ as it does every four years. 77 athletes will take to the stage at 31st Summer Olympics in Rio De Janeiro to represent Ireland at its 21st Olympic Games. They will compete in 14 sports…

Cork: The New Amsterdam?

It appears that Cork is catching up with her European neighbours. Cyclists, once a rare species in the city centre, are now a common sight. With the advent of the Coke Zero bike scheme, Cork city centre has seen a massive increase in cyclists. As a result of this increased bike traffic, new cycle lanes…