Closure of acute hospital beds unforgivable – says Cork TD Billy Kelleher

Closure of acute hospital beds unforgivable – says Cork TD Billy Kelleher

24 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Staff shortage crisis needs to be rectified by the HSE Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Health, Billy Kelleher has said that Minister Harris needs to come up a detailed, realistic plan to recruit the staff the Irish health service needs to function at full capacity. Deputy Kelleher was commenting […]

SOCCER: Match Preview – UCD Waves vs Cork City WFC

SOCCER: Match Preview – UCD Waves vs Cork City WFC

23 April 2017, Sunday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City WFC make the trip to Jackson Park this Sunday 23rd of April to face UCD Waves in their third game of the Continental Tyre’s Women’s National League kicking off at 2.00pm. The game comes off the back of a narrow defeat at the hands of […]

Cork TD Billy Kelleher calls for FULL publication of National Maternity Hospital ‘deal’

Cork TD Billy Kelleher calls for FULL publication of National Maternity Hospital ‘deal’

22 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Health Billy Kelleher TD has called on Minister Simon Harris to publish the deal reached between the National Maternity Hospital and the Sisters of Charity regarding the provision of the new maternity hospital. Deputy Kelleher said, “The ownership of the new National Maternity Hospital […]

Ní Riada hails €1bn docklands regeneration project

Ní Riada hails €1bn docklands regeneration project

21 April 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie  Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has hailed the recently announced €1bn landmark development of Cork’s docklands as ‘long overdue and exciting’.  “There has been practically no substantial development in Cork for the last 10 years,” the Ireland South MEP said.  “The Cork docklands were the hub of […]

VIDEO: ‘ProdiJIG’ to perform in Cork Opera House as part of Cork Midsummer Festival 2017

VIDEO: ‘ProdiJIG’ to perform in Cork Opera House as part of Cork Midsummer Festival 2017

21 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Opera House and Cork Midsummer Festival team up for return of hit Irish dance show Innovative Irish dance troupe, ProdiJIG, returns to the stage this June as part of an exciting new collaboration between Cork Opera House and Cork Midsummer Festival. After last year’s sell-out run, Cork […]

Kerry company – Monex Financial Services – creates scholarship to send Killarney students to University College Cork

Kerry company – Monex Financial Services – creates scholarship to send Killarney students to University College Cork

21 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Monex Financial Services has announced details of a new scholarship program created to support Killarney Leaving Cert students accepted to third level studies at Cork University Business School (CUBS) at University College Cork (UCC). The scholarship will offer financial assistance to facilitate progression through third level studies, and […]

Irish Government must rethink role of religious orders in HEALTH and EDUCATION – says Cork MEP Liadh Ní Riada

Irish Government must rethink role of religious orders in HEALTH and EDUCATION – says Cork MEP Liadh Ní Riada

21 April 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork MEP Liadh Ní Riada (Sinn Fein) has said the state must rethink its approach to the role of religious orders in running health and education institutions. The Ireland South MEP was speaking after it was revealed that the government has gifted a €300 million state-funded National Maternity […]