UCC becomes first 3rd-level institution in Ireland to acquire Ibec’s KeepWell Mark

UCC becomes first 3rd-level institution in Ireland to acquire Ibec’s KeepWell Mark

26 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Dedication to Staff Welfare, Health and Well-being recognised Employees take part in regular Yoga, Mindfulness, Samba, Fitness and Art Relief classes as well as Stress Management and Sleep workshops University College Cork (UCC) has become the first third-level educational institution in the country to acquire Ibec’s KeepWell Mark […]

Iconic Fishmonger Welcomes Iconic Butcher to Cork

Iconic Fishmonger Welcomes Iconic Butcher to Cork

25 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Pat O’Connell of the famed K O’Connell Fish Merchants has extended a warm welcome to multi-award-winning James Whelan Butchers prepares to open its first butcher shop in Cork next month. Both food retailers, along with other leading Irish food brands ABC Bread Company, Sheridan Cheesemonger and Baxter & […]

Baltimore RNLI provides medical evacuation from Cape Clear Island

Baltimore RNLI provides medical evacuation from Cape Clear Island

25 July 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Baltimore RNLI carried out a medical evacuation this afternoon (Wednesday 25 July) from Cape Clear Island off the coast of West Cork. The volunteer lifeboat crew launched their all-weather lifeboat following a request from the Irish Coast Guard at 1.42pm to provide medical assistance and evacuation to an […]

‘Artist in Residence’ at the Montenotte Hotel

‘Artist in Residence’ at the Montenotte Hotel

25 July 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Oil Paintings by Cork Artist Patrick Cashin on exhibit at the Montenotte Hotel An innovative programme to support Irish artists has been launched by boutique hotel, The Montenotte, this month. The new Artist in Residence programme will support local artists through an exhibition at the hotel, communications to […]

Govt funding for Greenways

Govt funding for Greenways

24 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Persistence is key is the message from Minister Jim Daly on the announcement of a funding stream being made available exclusively for greenways, a stream of funding that the Minister has been calling for since 2015. “Back in January of 2015, I raised the topical issue in the […]

Tyndall National Institute hosts IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology for the first time in Ireland

Tyndall National Institute hosts IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology for the first time in Ireland

24 July 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Tyndall National Institute is hosting the 18th IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology, from Tuesday 24th to Thursday 26th July. This is the first time this prestigious science event will be held in Ireland. The conference will include a series of keynote lectures and encompasses experimental contributions as well […]

Less than 2 hours of PA support not enough to enable people with disabilities leave independent lives – Murphy O’Mahony

Less than 2 hours of PA support not enough to enable people with disabilities leave independent lives – Murphy O’Mahony

24 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Less than 2 hours of PA support not enough to enable people with disabilities leave independent lives – Murphy O’Mahony Fianna Fáil’s Disability Spokesperson, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony (Cork South West TD) has said that the chronic lack of Personal Assistant Hours is limiting the ability of people with […]

Scientists rethink how they reconstruct the colour of fossils – thanks to University College Cork led discovery

23 July 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Scientists to rethink how they reconstruct the colour of fossils after UCC-led discovery A UCC-led discovery of new sources of the pigment melanin will force scientists to rethink how they reconstruct the colour of fossil birds, reptiles and dinosaurs. Many recent studies of fossil colour have assumed fossilized […]