INFANT LACK OF OXYGEN: Cork scientific research published in Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Neurology

INFANT LACK OF OXYGEN: Cork scientific research published in Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Neurology

18 January 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Lack of oxygen to the brain at birth affects almost 200 babies in Ireland each year and results in death or disability in over 2 million infants each year globally. The condition, known as Hypoxic Ischematic Encephalopathy (HIE), causes brain injury due to lack of oxygen and can […]

Cork based Brian Crowley MEP retires

Cork based Brian Crowley MEP retires

17 January 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Brian Crowley announced today (January 17th) that he will not seek re-election to the European Parliament this May and also confirmed his retirement from public life. File photo of Brian Crowley MEPA sustained bout of ill-health over recent years has forced the decision, he said, despite his best […]

INTERNATIONAL CINEMA IN CORK: Films Shown on Thursday Nights in St. John’s Central College

INTERNATIONAL CINEMA IN CORK: Films Shown on Thursday Nights in St. John’s Central College

17 January 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork Cine Club announces season 20 of the best ofIndependentt World Cinema Films Shown on Thursday Nights in St. John’s Central College “CORK CINE CLUB offers authentic and original armchair travel to countries around the world during its 20th season of bringing the best of independent international cinema […]

Tickets on sale Lord Mayor’s Tea Dance

Tickets on sale Lord Mayor’s Tea Dance

16 January 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Where: City Hall, Cork When: Sunday 27th January 2019 3.00pm-5.30pm A January ‘Gathering’ of young and old, from communities all over Cork and beyond who love to dance, will take to the floor in City Hall, to the ‘Savoy Hotel’ style music of Evelyn Grant (RTÉ Lyric fm) […]

Irish Water replacing aging water mains in Cork’s Victorian Quarter

15 January 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Works to decommission problematic cast iron water mains have commenced on MacCurtain Street in Cork City and will run until May. Irish Water, working in partnership with Cork City Council, will replace over 3.5 kilometers of old, damaged pipes in the area with modern, high density polyethylene (plastic) […]

EAST CORK GREENWAY: Converting former rail line to walkway – but… many want a modern railway instead to reduce road congestion

EAST CORK GREENWAY: Converting former rail line to walkway – but… many want a modern railway instead to reduce road congestion

14 January 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork has described the decision by Cork County Council to tarmac over the Youghal-Midleton railway as a “serious blow to the region”. Cork County Councillors today voted unanimously in favour of a greenway proposal for Youghal – Midleton. The plan involves using the disused […]

Workers’ Party to picket Cork City Hall with demand to develop public land for public housing

14 January 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Members of the Workers’ Party will put a picket on a meeting of Cork City Council this afternoon (Monday 14th) in support of a demand by Cllr. Ted Tynan that the council retain a site on Model Farm Road for the construction of 100% public mixed income housing. […]

Cork Person of the Year 2018

Cork Person of the Year 2018

14 January 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Person of the Year This Friday (January 18), the Cork Person of the Year 2018 will be named. This overall annual winner will be one of the monthly winners of the lesser Cork Person of the Month awards. January: Kevin Jansson, who is a Cork classical musician. […]

Irish Government must tackle INSURANCE FRAUD – says Cork TD

Irish Government must tackle INSURANCE FRAUD – says Cork TD

13 January 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie FF Bill to clamp down on insurance fraud must be progressed Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Business, Enterprise & Innovation Billy Kelleher has criticised the government for delaying legislation which would clamp down on insurance fraud. He made the comments following findings from the insurance industry, which has labelled […]

Check you Passport BEFORE booking flights

Check you Passport BEFORE booking flights

13 January 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator for Cork South West, Tim Lombard, has urged people to ensure their passports are in date before booking long haul flights with January travel deals. Senator Lombard said: “As potential holiday makers are bombarded with low-cost deals and cheap flights for 2019 travel this January, […]