€5 million funding boost for Health Innovation Hub in University College Cork

€5 million funding boost for Health Innovation Hub in University College Cork

26 January 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Minister for Health Leo Varadkar and Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton today announced €5 million in funding over five years for a Health Innovation Hub in UCC. The Hub, which is based in UCC, provides a link between the health service and industry to develop new products […]

New five year tourism strategy for Cork aims to increase visitor numbers to 2.8 million

New five year tourism strategy for Cork aims to increase visitor numbers to 2.8 million

26 January 2016, Tuesday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A a new five year tourism strategy for Cork aims to increase visitor numbers to 2.8 million, with an increase in spend in the local economy of €865 million. A five year plan (2015-2020), called ‘Growing Tourism in Cork’, was launched today. Fine Gael TD for Cork […]

Investment of €17.87m for Community Hospitals in West Cork

Investment of €17.87m for Community Hospitals in West Cork

26 January 2016, Tuesday By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Fine Gael TD for Cork South West, Noel Harrington, has said that the announcement of €17.87m for Community Hospitals in West Cork will make a significant difference for elderly people in our communities. “7 Community Hospitals in West Cork – Castletownbere, Dunmanway, Bandon, Clonakilty, Skibbereen, Kinsale and […]

Clonakilty school principal going to help Syrian refugees

26 January 216 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie “Island to Island” campaign gathering pace Carmel Nic Airt, currently Príomhoide on leave from Gaelscoil Mhichíl Uí Choileáin, Clonakilty, is going to Leros Refugee Camp in Greece where scores of Syrian men, women and children cross land from rubber dingies they have crossed from Turkey daily. Carmel is […]

Cork County Mayoral Reception for High Achievers

Cork County Mayoral Reception for High Achievers

26 January 2016, Tuesday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Last night at County Hall the Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. John Paul O’Shea hosted a Mayoral Reception for some of Cork’s highest achievers. The evening was an acknowledgement of the outstanding dedication exhibited by Cork people in their individual and team pursuits. The Mayor […]

€200,000 euro for Dunmanway Hospital (Nursing Home) in West Cork

€200,000 euro for Dunmanway Hospital (Nursing Home) in West Cork

26 January 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie €200,000 has been allocated to Dunmanway Hospital. The funding is being allocated by as part of an investment programme into public nursing home facilities. West Cork TD Michael McCarthy (Labour) stated: ““I am particularly pleased that Minister Kathleen Lynch (Labour) favourably entertained my request for funding for this […]

Cork Institute of Technology should NOT be upgraded to University status, due to a side effect – says Cork Cllr

Cork Institute of Technology should NOT be upgraded to University status, due to a side effect – says Cork Cllr

26 January 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance Councillor Mick Barry this morning said that it would be a betrayal both of workers’ rights and the interests of young people for the Labour Party to vote for the Technological Universities Bill currently being rushed through the Dail before the General Election is called. […]

Civic Reception for Naval Service at Cork County Hall

Civic Reception for Naval Service at Cork County Hall

26 January 2016 9am By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. John Paul O’Shea, held a Civic Reception for the Irish Naval Service in recognition of the tremendous humanitarian work undertaken by the LE Eithne, LE Niamh and LE Samuel Beckett on Monday at County Hall. The three Naval Service ships […]

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