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Archives / April 2022
30 April 2022 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork University Hospital (CUH) has launched its “#7LivesSaved” organ donor public awareness campaign in support of Ireland’s National Organ Donation Awareness week (April 23rd – 30th). The unique visual campaign, which includes images of transplant recipients and the healthcare teams which work on organ donation, aims to encourage... Read More
30 April 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Proposals sought to improve the waste water needs of rural villages in Cork as Minister O’Brien announces new €50 million fund The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien has announced the commencement of a new funding scheme targeting the waste water collection and treatment needs... Read More
29 April 2022 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie May Bank Holiday Water Safety Appeal In the lead up to the May bank holiday weekend the Coast Guard, RNLI and Water Safety Ireland have issued a joint water safety appeal asking people to take some basic steps to stay safe. As the weather improves, more incidents continue... Read More
28 April 2022 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Two pesticide exceedances in County Cork drinking water supplies in 2021 – Public urged to continue to consider the environment and alternatives to pesticides when gardening, farming and maintaining sports grounds  Exceedances for the pesticides MCPA and Triclopyr were detected in the public drinking water supplies in Glanmire... Read More
28 April 2022 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Bus Éireann employees in Cork attended the An Taisce Clean Coasts Roadshow at Garryvoe Beach, Co. Cork followed by a walking tour around the Ballycotton Bay area with Dr Maxim Kozachenko who spoke about the coastal processes, which shape the landscape of the bay. Bus Éireann operates the... Read More
28 April 2022 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Nano Nagle Place, an independent museum in Cork City, has been awarded the hugely prestigious Council of Museum Prize in Strasbourg. The prize, awarded annually since 1977, recognises museums that uphold the Council of Europe’s values of human rights and democratic citizenship. It recognises museums that broaden knowledge... Read More