HELATH POLITICS: West Cork patients losing out on illness benefit as Govt tries to impose new system on GPs

HELATH POLITICS: West Cork patients losing out on illness benefit as Govt tries to impose new system on GPs

1 September 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South West, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has urged the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection to engage with GPs over the introduction of new Illness Benefit forms. Doctors in West Cork are continuing to fill out the old MC1 and MC2 forms, which […]

Halfway to a sewage-free Cork Lower Harbour

Halfway to a sewage-free Cork Lower Harbour

1 September 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Water is halfway to its goal of a sewage-free Cork Lower Harbour, creating big opportunities for social, economic and amenity development in the area. When the Cork Lower Harbour Main Drainage Project started in 2015, the equivalent of 40,000 wheelie bins of raw sewage was discharged into […]

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