Tyndall welcomes €8 million in disruptive technologies innovation funding

One of Europe’s leading technology research centres, Tyndall National Institute at University College Cork, will be involved in four key industry projects worth several million following the recent announcement of the Disruptive Technologies Innovation Funding. Tyndall teams, in collaboration with industry partners, will be driving disruptive innovation on the key areas of connected health, smart…

John Minihan: The Great Irish Debate

The Great Irish Debate On March 17, 1956, a young, adventurous Irish woman named Phyllis Minihan, my aunt, arrived in New York Harbour on the RMS Saxonia. The ship had sailed from Cobh, a few days earlier. Phyllis had trained as a Nurse and Midwife in the North Infirmary and had secured a nursing job…

Cork to receive up to €174,000 for heritage projects

Cork City and County is set to receive up to €175,000 in funding under the Built Heritage Investment Scheme and the Historic Structures Fund. Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cork South Central TD, Simon Coveney said: “New funding of up to €79,000 has been granted to Cork County Council for heritage projects here under the…