JACK LYNCH TUNNEL: Traffic problems to be solved by end of 2022, when flyover will open

JACK LYNCH TUNNEL: Traffic problems to be solved by end of 2022, when flyover will open

7 January 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Construction of Dunkettle Flyover to begin this year, and be completed by end of 2022 Site Clearance Works are now underway at the Dunkettle Interchange Site. The below photograph shows the ongoing Works in the area north of the existing N25 – the large building in the background […]

Total of six contracts to the value of approx €11.5m over a five year period signed in County Hall

Total of six contracts to the value of approx €11.5m over a five year period signed in County Hall

5 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie SICAP (Social Inclusion Community Activation Programme) is a national programme funded by the Department of Rural & Community Development and overseen by POBAL. The programme is managed locally by the three Local Community Development Committees (LCDCs) in North, South and West Cork, and delivered locally by seven Local […]

POLITICS: Hospital overcrowding crisis shows need for an Irish NHS – says Cork TD

POLITICS: Hospital overcrowding crisis shows need for an Irish NHS – says Cork TD

3 January 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Solidarity TD Mick Barry this morning said that the hospital overcrowding crisis shows the need for a National Health Service in Ireland. Deputy Barry said that 33% of patients reporting to hospitals in Ireland are either not admitted or discharged within 6 hours whereas with the NHS system […]

POLITICS: FF v FG – Record trolley figures reflect FG failure in Health says Cork based Fianna Fail Health spokesman

POLITICS: FF v FG – Record trolley figures reflect FG failure in Health says Cork based Fianna Fail Health spokesman

2 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie 656 patients waiting on trolleys in hospital Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Health Billy Kelleher says today’s record trolley figures are a damning indictment of this Government’s failure to effectively tackle the overcrowding problems in our health service. The latest stats from the Irish Nurses and Midwives reveal there […]

Cork Person of the Year Awards mark 25th Anniversary

Cork Person of the Year Awards mark 25th Anniversary

2 January 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Cork Person of the Month award scheme – leading to the overall Cork Person of the Year title – is marking its 25th Anniversary this month. Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Tony Fitzgerald and the City Council elected members will host a Civic Reception to mark the […]

Q: How much did Cork people win in the IRISH Lotto in 2018? A: only €4.1m, in large prizes

Q: How much did Cork people win in the IRISH Lotto in 2018? A: only €4.1m, in large prizes

31 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The National Lottery has created more than 22 new millionaires so far in Ireland in 2017, it was revealed this week. Cheques of one million euros or more were written by National Lottery chiefs to 22 winning ticketholders on EuroMillions, Lotto, and Daily Millions draws during the year. In […]

Christmas Message from Bishops of Cork

Christmas Message from Bishops of Cork

24 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Joint Christmas Message from the Bishops of Cork: The Most Reverend Dr John Buckley (RC) and the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton (COI) As the season of Christmas approaches, we pray that God will bless the people of Cork during the forthcoming Feast and during the year ahead. […]