Red FM Look for 1,000 Runners to Raise Funds for Cork Charities

Red FM Look for 1,000 Runners to Raise Funds for Cork Charities

6 April 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie This weekend Cork’s Red FM are kick starting their bid for 1000 people to run with them at this year’s Cork City Marathon. As the official radio partner to the Irish Examiner Cork City Marathon 2016, Cork’s RedFM officially launched a new charity initiative #RunWithRed at the Clarion […]

UCC scientists uncover a potential role of the microbiome in regulating myelination in the brain

UCC scientists uncover a potential role of the microbiome in regulating myelination in the brain

5 April 2016, 4pm By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Myelin is the insulation that surrounds the axon of nerve cells allowing efficient conduction of electrical signals. It is essential for the proper functioning of the nervous system. Understanding the mechanisms regulating myelination is important for developing strategies for myelin disorders such as Multiple Sclerosis, which is […]

Eli Lilly to invest €35m in Kinsale campus

Eli Lilly to invest €35m in Kinsale campus

5 April 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Dr. John C. Lechleiter, chairman, president, and CEO, Eli Lilly and Company, announced today that the company is set to invest €35 million in delivering a new high-tech manufacturing facility at its Kinsale campus, “using pioneering technology that has the potential to transform how medicines are made in […]

Cork County Mayor Urges People of Cork To Support Organ Donation Awareness Week

Cork County Mayor Urges People of Cork To Support Organ Donation Awareness Week

2 April 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Mayor of Cork County Cllr. John Paul O’ Shea has today, 2nd April 2016, urged the people of Cork to sign up and support Organ Donation. Organ Donor Awareness Week 2016 takes place over the next week (2nd -9th April) and is organised by the Irish Kidney […]

12,000 balls roll down Patrick’s Hill, Cork as part of fundraiser for Cork City Centre Defibrillator Project

12,000 balls roll down Patrick’s Hill, Cork as part of fundraiser for Cork City Centre Defibrillator Project

17 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Numerous charities across Cork are set to benefit from a fun and creative fundraising initiative, hosted by the Cork Lions Club today. Ten thousand multi-coloured balls will race down Patrick’s Hill today at 2.00 pm, in order to raise money for the installation of defibrillators across Cork city, […]

GAA legends launch Mercy Hospital Foundation Golf Classic

GAA legends launch Mercy Hospital Foundation Golf Classic

15 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie When and where: Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd April, 2016 – Fota Island Golf Club Swopping their hurlies for golf clubs, GAA legends Seán Og Ó hÁilpin and Tomás Mulcahy helped volunteer organisers Jack Lynch and Brian Dunphy launch this year’s Mercy Hospital Foundation Golf Classic, which is […]

Revenue Seizes Cigarettes and Tobacco Worth €7,000 in Cork

Revenue Seizes Cigarettes and Tobacco Worth €7,000 in Cork

10 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Today in Cork city, Revenue officers seized 12,400 unstamped cigarettes and 1 kg of unstamped hand-roll tobacco. A quantity of the cigarettes, branded ‘Excellence’, and tobacco, branded ‘Flandria’, was discovered when a truck was stopped and searched as part of an ongoing operation into the sale and distribution […]

Pre Daffodil Day coffee morning held in Nash 19 Restaurant, Cork City

Pre Daffodil Day coffee morning held in Nash 19 Restaurant, Cork City

10 March 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A coffee morning fundraising event was held on behalf of the Cork City Daffodil Day Committee at Nash 19, Princes Street, Cork yesterday morning. The event was co-hosted by Claire Nash, proprietor of Nash 19 and Bewley’s Ireland who were pleased to be part of this fundraising event […]

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