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THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 2013
EDITION NO. 34,937
Serving Cork for 120 years
CBC in bidding for Carrigaline school A NEW secondary school planned for Carrigaline could be modelled along the same lines as one of the city’s most historic and exclusive institutions, Christian Brothers College (CBC). The trust behind CBC Cork is bidding to become the patron of a new secondary school in Carrigaline planned for 2016 — which would be non-fee paying and co-educational, unlike its city counterpart. The Edmund Rice Schools Trust (ERST) is to apply to the Department of Education for the patronage of the
By PADRAIG HOARE
new school before the end of this month. If successful, there would be a partnership between CBC Cork and the new school in management expertise, resources and teacher experience, according to CBC Cork principal Dr Larry Jordan. The ERST joins the multi-denominational Educate Together organisation, which runs 65 schools around Ireland, and Cork County VEC, in bidding to take patronage of the school planned for Carrigaline. A new all-Irish gaelcholáiste is
already scheduled to open in Carrigaline next year under the patronage of Cork County VEC, while work started in February on a major extension to Carrigaline Community School. The Department of Education say there is enough demand for a new school by 2016. Dr Jordan said the ERST wanted to run a new school in Carrigaline along the same lines as CBC, but it would be co-educational and non-fee paying. CBC has consistently come out on top academically and in sport in Cork for generations, with one of the ● Continued on page two.
CBC Cork principal, Dr Larry Jordan.
Summer Sale Now On! EVERYTHING REDUCED IN STORE
Jennifer O’Donovan, Blarney, and Kate Simpson, Frankfield, at Live at the Marquee last night. The series got off to a high energy start last night with a gig by pop star Olly Murs, inset, who had specifically requested to play the concert series. The singer told the Evening Echo last night that he was “blown away” by the reaction he received from the Cork crowd last year and asked to return this year. See page two. Picture: Miki Barlok
Recruitment starts for EMC jobs
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200-high level jobs to be created at tech company EMC through a €100 million investment will be mostly filled by the end of this year, ZULWHV 'DYLG /LQQDQH. The company has already started recruiting to fill the jobs which will be at new offices, scheduled to open in August at Citygate in Mahon. High level executives flew in from around the world for the
announcement today, and paid tribute to the passion and dedication of the Cork workforce at the existing Ovens plant. The IDA said that the announcement, confirmed today by Taoiseach Enda Kenny, was a clear signal internationally that the region was a centre for “innovation and leading-edge business activity”. ● See page four for full story.
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