Bualadh bos go léir! – Terence MacSwiney Community College second years scoop prestigious Joe McDonagh award for Irish culture and language promotion

Taoiseach unveils commemorative plaque to Terence MacSwiney and pays tribute to winning Cork ETB students An Taoiseach Micheál Martin, T.D., joined staff and students at Terence MacSwiney Community College in Holyhill this afternoon to honour 12 second year students who were announced as winners of the prestigious Joe McDonagh award for Irish culture, heritage and…

Carrigtwohill Community College and St. Brogan’s College students to be honoured for Chinese Learning Competition success

Cork Education and Training Board and Cork County Council host virtual presentation to mark ‘outstanding’ winners’ performances in first-ever Méihuā Cup   Students from Carrigtwohill Community College and St. Brogan’s College Bandon will today be honoured for their winning performances in the first Méihuā Cup Chinese Learning Competition. The competition, a Cork County Council initiative…

Ministers Foley and Madigan confirm Cork ETB as patrons of new special school in Carrigaline

Minister for Education Norma Foley TD and Minister of State with responsibility for Special Education and Inclusion Josepha Madigan TD have confirmed that the new special school in Carrigaline which was recently announced, will operate under the patronage of Cork Education and Training Board (Cork ETB). This new special school will have the capacity to…

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…