Cork Social Enterprises asked to apply to the €1.6m Social Enterprise Development Fund

Cork Social Enterprises asked to apply to the €1.6m Social Enterprise Development Fund

25 November 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork County Council and Social Innovation Fund Ireland Call for Applications Social Innovation Ireland (SIFI), in partnership with Cork County Council and all 31 Local Authorities across Ireland officially launched the second year of the €1.6m Social Enterprise Development Fund. The Fund is financed by the Department of […]

UCC Lecturer Dr Clare O’Leary Conferred with Honorary Doctor of Laws at another NUI Galway

UCC Lecturer Dr Clare O’Leary Conferred with Honorary Doctor of Laws at another NUI Galway

24 November 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Bandon, West Cork Native Dr Clare O’Leary, Consultant Gastroenterologist / Physician in South Tipperary General Hospital was Conferred with an Honorary Doctor of Laws at NUI Galway on Tuesday, 20 November, 2018 Dr Clare O’Leary’s main areas of interest are Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Coeliac Disease and Endoscopy. She […]

NORTH CORK: New cafe in Charleville

NORTH CORK: New cafe in Charleville

22 November 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Insomnia Coffee Company will open a new store in Charleville, Co Cork today Located in the Charleville Town Centre, this is Insomnia’s sixth store to be open in Co. Cork. Insomnia Coffee Company has become an iconic Irish brand and is well known to coffee lovers across the […]

Mater Private Cork CEO expects acute health services to be over-stretched again this winter

Mater Private Cork CEO expects acute health services to be over-stretched again this winter

22 November 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The trolley crisis that caused major disruption to patients waiting for treatment in Accident & Emergency Departments is likely to be repeated this winter, according to the CEO of Mater Private Hospital Cork, Donna Roche. Mater Private Cork regularly accepts patients who have been transferred from public hospitals […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The Christmas ‘charity porn’ season begins

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The Christmas ‘charity porn’ season begins

21 November 2018 By The Editor news@TheCork.ie   Dear Editor, As the Christmas season descends the Irish human welfare charity industry cranks up production. In the run-in to Christmas day sob stories will be issued and heart-strings plucked all aimed at financial extraction from your purse. Implied in the charity message is that somehow it […]

€835,000+ for upgrade of 12 Waste Water Treatment Plants (WWTPs) across North Cork

€835,000+ for upgrade of 12 Waste Water Treatment Plants (WWTPs) across North Cork

21 November 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie North Cork Fine Gael Councillor John Paul O’Shea has this week welcomed funding of over €835,000 from Irish Water to facilitate upgrading works to 12 Waste Water Treatment Plants (WWTP’s) across North Cork. More than €650,000 has been allocated by Irish Water for upgrades to both the Kanturk […]