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Archives / August 2020
30 August 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie HCCI is the national representative body for 80 companies that employ 10,000 carers, providing home care to 20,000 older and vulnerable people in Ireland. Jim Daly, former Minister for Mental Health and Older People has been appointed to the Board of Home and Community Care Ireland (HCCI) Commenting... Read More
30 August 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Hardback, 320 pages, ISBN 978-184682-848-5, RRP €45.00 Available 4 September 2020 https://www.fourcourtspress.ie/books/2020/newspapers-and-journalism-in-cork-city-and-county-1910-1923/ Newspapers played a key role in shaping and reflecting public opinion during the Irish Revolution, 1910–23. County Cork was home to Skibbereen’s Southern Star and Skibbereen Eagle, and Cork city institutions the Cork Examiner and Cork... Read More
28 August 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Recent storms and continuing heavy rainfall events mean precautionary water quality notices will remain in place for 15 beaches across Cork County until at least September 3rd. High levels of bacteria have been detected at Oysterhaven and Redbarn and following discussions with the HSE, “Do Not Swim Prohibition... Read More
28 August 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Good news for charities in Cork asAXA scales up prize fund for local charities in response to “incredible demand”. Initiative will allow 4 heroes to each nominate a charity to receive €20,000 Following “incredible demand”, AXA is to dramatically increase the value of the fund which it will... Read More
27 August 2020By Tom Collinstom@TheCork.ie Political speculation Former Lord Mayor of Cork Des Cahill (FG) tipped to succeed Simon Coveney (FG) in Cork South Central As we reported earlier today Carrigaline native and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney T.D. is odds on to become the next EU Commissioner following the resignation of Phil Hogan.... Read More