Growing Together while Staying Apart

A few years ago, we started running some gardening and sustainability courses with our ‘Green Queen’ tutor Eilish at the Clonakilty FET Centre.  These groups were always busy planting seeds and digging plots and went from strength to strength each year, taking on modules in vegetable crop production, plant propagation and community participation.  In 2019…

Athrú Collective and Music Generation Cork City release ‘Believe In Yourself’, a neo soul inspired message of hope

‘Believe In Yourself’ was created remotely over the past few months of lockdown by Athrú Collective, a group of musicians, producers and writers from Cork City, in collaboration with young musicians from a number of Music Generation Cork City programmes. Athrú Collective was founded in the early months of 2020 when core members Cillian McSweeney,…

Student delighted to be the recipient of the Johnson & Johnson Access to Education Bursary to further his education

A Terence MacSwiney Community College student has been awarded a bursary from Johnson & Johnson in recognition of his work and contribution to the school and community.   Ciaran McCarthy, a graduate of the class of 2020 is now studying in CSN College of Further Education, under the auspices of Cork Education and Training Board, and is planning to pursue his Honours Degree in UCC next year. Ciaran was presented with…

Culture Night 2020

Across the Distance: A CETB Celebration of Community and Culture Cork Education and Training Board is happy to present Across The Distance: an online performance, which includes various events from around the county incorporating music, heritage, poetry and song. The focus is both on the importance and collective response of the community in terms of…

Midsummer Verse Competition

Cork ETB is pleased to announce the winners of its Midsummer Verse competition:  Haiku winner, Brigid O’Connell, Sherkin Island and Limerick winner, Sr. Alphonsus O’Brien, Bandon. This competition was organised by Lena Cronin, Community Education Facilitator, Cork ETB, in conjunction with CRY104FM radio in Youghal.  The proposal was developed as a participative project in which…