POLITICS: Massive Occupational Therapy backlogs leave Cork children leave children waiting months and years for treatment – O’Keeffe

POLITICS: Massive Occupational Therapy backlogs leave Cork children leave children waiting months and years for treatment – O’Keeffe

13 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 1,173 children waiting longer than a year for treatment Cork East TD, Kevin O’Keeffe has said that he is appalled at the number of children in Cork, approaching 3000, waiting inordinate periods to access basic occupational therapy services. Deputy O’Keeffe was commenting after receiving a parliamentary reply from […]

HIQA: publish “Infection prevention and control monitoring inspection” report for Cork University Hospital

HIQA: publish “Infection prevention and control monitoring inspection” report for Cork University Hospital

13 November 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Three inspection reports on infection prevention and control practices in public acute hospitals have been published today by the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA). HIQA monitors infection prevention and control in hospitals against the National Standards for the prevention and control of healthcare-associated infections in acute healthcare […]

FARMING: Teagasc opens new office in Midleton, Co Cork

FARMING: Teagasc opens new office in Midleton, Co Cork

13 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie A newly Extended Teagasc Advisory office in Midleton, Co Cork was officially opened today, Monday, 13 November by David Stanton TD, Minister of State for Equality, Immigration and Integration. The investment of €320,000 in the extra office accommodation was necessary in Midleton as some of the staff who […]

FIANNA FAIL: Speech by Seán Óg Ó hAilpin at the Seán Moylan Commemoration, Kiskeam, Co. Cork

FIANNA FAIL: Speech by Seán Óg Ó hAilpin at the Seán Moylan Commemoration, Kiskeam, Co. Cork

12 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Today the annual Seán Moylan Commeration took place in Kiskeam, Co Cork. The small village is located in North Co Cork, just minutes from Ballydesmond, which is near to the Co Kerry border. This years keynote speaker was the well-known GAA player Seán Óg Ó hAilpin. Speech by […]

MACROOM: ESB must repair damage to scenic region of Cork caused by heavy machinery – says MEP

MACROOM: ESB must repair damage to scenic region of Cork caused by heavy machinery – says MEP

12 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has called on the ESB to assure people that paths in Macroom’s Gearagh would be restored. The Ireland South MEP was speaking after machinery brought in to carry out conservation and maintenance work churned up paths leaving parts of them impassable. “I […]

BUSINESS IN CORK: Ibec appoints new Cork Regional President

BUSINESS IN CORK: Ibec appoints new Cork Regional President

12 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Ibec Cork Regional Executive Committee (REC), the group that represents business in the Cork region, has appointed the James Winters, DePuySynthes as the new Ibec Cork Regional President. Speaking following the appointment, Ibec Cork Regional Director Peter O’Shaugnessey said: “I want to congratulate James on his appointment […]

CORK CITY CENTRE: RedFM listener wins €2,500 of prizes, in association with Cork City Council

CORK CITY CENTRE: RedFM listener wins €2,500 of prizes, in association with Cork City Council

11 November 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie €2,500 City Centre VIP Shopping Spree Winner with Cork City Council and RedFM As part of its promotion of the City Centre, Cork City Council recently ran a City Centre VIP Shopping Spree competition on RedFM. The competition on Breakfast with Ray & Jay aired in the format […]

CORK AIRPORT: No need to drive to Dublin Airport for your sunny City break, there will be summer flights from CORK to Madrid in 2018

CORK AIRPORT: No need to drive to Dublin Airport for your sunny City break, there will be summer flights from CORK to Madrid in 2018

11 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Airport welcomes the announcement made by Iberia Express, that the Spanish carrier will expand its Cork to Madrid route by five per cent for Summer 2018. The announcement brings a second year of successive growth to the popular route that was launched in 2016. The 2018 service […]

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