Community Assessment Hubs demonstrate importance of community healthcare – Burke

Community Assessment Hubs demonstrate importance of community healthcare – Burke

4 May 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Community Assessment Hubs opened to treat people with confirmed or suspected Covid-19 demonstrate the importance and of community care with more than 12,000 appointments attended, a Fine Gael TD has said. Deputy Colm Burke, Fine Gael’s spokesperson on Health, has praised the efforts of frontline healthcare workers who […]

BUSINESS FUNDING: €100,000 for Munster in Virgin Media’s Backing Business initiative

BUSINESS FUNDING: €100,000 for Munster in Virgin Media’s Backing Business initiative

4 May 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Virgin Media’s ‘Backing Business’ Initiative announces €100,000 programme to support Munster businesses with Digital Transformation Packages Virgin Media’s ‘Backing Business’ initiative, in collaboration with Digital Business Ireland (DBI), Permanent TSB, Milk Bottle Labs and Munster Local Enterprise Offices, has announced a €100,000 programme to select and support five […]

HSE thanks Cork & Kerry GAA support in vaccination roll-out

HSE thanks Cork & Kerry GAA support in vaccination roll-out

3 May 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The HSE has thanked the GAA community in Cork and Kerry for their support for the Covid-19 vaccination roll-out Vaccinations are now underway across both counties of people aged between 60 and 69 who have registered at hse.ie or 1850 24 1850. The GAA in both Cork and […]

Why buying glasses online has more advantages than buying from an optician 

Why buying glasses online has more advantages than buying from an optician 

3 May 2021 By Roger Jones roger@TheCork.ie When buying a pair of high-quality glasses, the first thing that comes to mind is an optician’s shop. From trying on many different frames to choosing the right lenses and receiving professional advice, you can expect a comprehensive service here.  But this kind of eye care is not […]

WEST CORK: Baltimore RNLI on second callout of the day

WEST CORK: Baltimore RNLI on second callout of the day

3 May 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Baltimore RNLI were called out to provide assistance to a yacht in difficulty in Baltimore harbour, West Cork this afternoon (Monday 3 May) in a second callout of the day. The volunteer lifeboat crew launched their inshore lifeboat at 12.05pm, following a request from the Irish Coast Guard […]

TONIGHT’S TV: Cork Folk Festival on TG4

TONIGHT’S TV: Cork Folk Festival on TG4

2 May 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Folk Festival brings highlights of the 41st iconic Cork folk gathering to our screens starting Sunday May 2nd at 9.30pm on TG4 In a year like no other, the makers of Cork Folk Festival have curated a feast for the senses for followers of traditional and folk […]