“A village post office is much more to the people of rural Ireland than just a place to collect pensions and buy stamps”

“A village post office is much more to the people of rural Ireland than just a place to collect pensions and buy stamps”

13 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie West Cork TD Michael Collins (Independent) has welcomed the announcement that Bantry has been chosen as one of just three sites across the country for a new An Post online delivery trial, which aims to redevelop and update the national post office network. ‘This is great news not […]

CORK HISTORY: Henry Ford lecture – part of Engineers Ireland Winter Lecture Series

CORK HISTORY: Henry Ford lecture – part of Engineers Ireland Winter Lecture Series

13 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Denis McSweeney, former Marketing Director at Henry Ford & Son delivered one of the ‘Engineers Ireland Winter Lecture Series’ on 7th December in the former Ford Factory on Cork’s Centre Park Road. Henry Ford established a company in Ireland in 1917 and the event had an enormous impact […]

1,727 Cork children waiting for free dental treatment is simply unacceptable – says opposition TD

1,727 Cork children waiting for free dental treatment is simply unacceptable – says opposition TD

14 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Michael Moynihan has said that it is unacceptable to have 1727 children in Cork waiting for some form of orthodontic treatment. Deputy Moynihan was commenting after receiving confirmation from the HSE on the number of children waiting to commence treatment at […]

CORK CITY COUNCIL BOUNDARY EXTENSION: Government accepts recommendations of the ‘Cork Implementation Oversight Group’

CORK CITY COUNCIL BOUNDARY EXTENSION: Government accepts recommendations of the ‘Cork Implementation Oversight Group’

12 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government, Eoghan Murphy, today (12 December) published a report of the Cork Implementation Oversight Group which outlines the proposed delineation of an extended boundary for Cork City. The Cork Implementation Oversight Group, which was established in July 2017 on foot of recommendations […]

PHOTOS: RedFM Senior Hurling League Winners receive awards – GAA

PHOTOS: RedFM Senior Hurling League Winners receive awards – GAA

12 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Tracey Kennedy, Chairperson Cork County Board presenting the RedFM Senior Hurling League Winners Cheque to Tom Murphy, Treasurer Sarsfields GAA, also included are Billy Murray, Chairman Senior Hurling League, Diarmuid O’Leary, CEO RedFM and Denis Hurley, Sarsfields GAA, at the Red FM Senior Hurling League Cheque presentations, at […]

€37k raised through Mercy Hospital Foundation purchases new Ultrasound in The Mercy ICU

€37k raised through Mercy Hospital Foundation purchases new Ultrasound in The Mercy ICU

12 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie A new Ultrasound machine purchased through funds raised for the Mercy Hospital Foundation will enable doctors and nurses in Cork’s Mercy University Hospital ICU to carry out life-saving procedures even faster; ensure patients can receive essential medication in a comfortable environment; and aid patient recovery. Over €37,000 was […]

CHRISTMAS IN CORK: English Market fundraises for Pieta House

CHRISTMAS IN CORK: English Market fundraises for Pieta House

11 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The English Market Traders and Management are proud to announce that they have selected suicide prevention charity Pieta House as their nominated Christmas charity this year. Órla Lannin, Manager of The English Market said “In the past, we have supported a children’s charities at Christmas, which is the […]