Cork teenager Jessie Griffin is launching a new comic-book series about her own life. She tells Donal O’Keeffe about her work as a comic artist, living with Asperger’s, and her life-changing time with the Cork Life Centre
Thu, 23 Jan, 2020
Young people are falling through the cracks in the education system, the director of a Cork-based educational project has warned.
Tue, 20 Aug, 2019
The high-tech Ludgate Hub which has brought one-gigabit connectivity to the West Cork town of Skibbereen is set for up to €30,000 in funding, thanks to a partnership with a Cork charity and philanthropic network.
Mon, 05 Feb, 2018
Cork Life Centre, 95% staffed by volunteers, is not focused on the ‘points race’. The students, reap the benefits, writes Colette Sheridan
Mon, 13 Nov, 2017
As a million tonnes of food is dumped here each year, FoodCloud collects surplus food from businesses and distributes it to local charities, writes Donal O’Keeffe.
Wed, 07 Jun, 2017
Sun, 21 Feb, 2016
It’s a world away from the glitz and glamour of the Dome in Tralee last August.
Sat, 01 Nov, 2014
A wealthy benefactor has thrown a lifeline to an education centre for marginalised teenagers which is at risk of closure.
Fri, 03 Oct, 2014
A voluntary centre which helps keep marginalised and vulnerable teenagers in education is facing closure over a funding crisis.
Thu, 18 Sep, 2014
Staff at a centre for school dropouts which faces possible closure due to a lack of funding have launched a petition in a bid to convince the Department of Education to save it.
Mon, 05 May, 2014
A centre for early school-leavers which faces possible closure unless it secures extra funding has revealed it is turning away a growing number of referrals.
Fri, 03 Jan, 2014
Cork Life Centre offers a second chance of education to early school leavers, writes Noelle McCarthy
Fri, 11 May, 2012
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