MARYMOUNT HOSPICE BALL: the 2017 event will take place on Friday 1st December

MARYMOUNT HOSPICE BALL: the 2017 event will take place on Friday 1st December

17 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Marymount Hospice Ball – one of the highlight’s of the Cork Social Calendar – will celebrate its 11th Anniversary on Friday December 1st at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Little Island. Last year while celebrating a milestone 10th anniversary the Marymount ball hit the €1 million fundraising mark, […]

EAST CORK: Junior Minister David Stanton visits new schools – Gaelscoil & Educate Together School

EAST CORK: Junior Minister David Stanton visits new schools – Gaelscoil & Educate Together School

15 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton, has visited Gaelscoil Mhainistir na Corann and Midleton Educate Together, both of which are new builds. “I was pleased to have the opportunity to visit these two new schools. Gaelscoil Mhainistir na […]

VIDEO: Laya Healthcare introduces members only ‘healthcoach’ service

VIDEO: Laya Healthcare introduces members only ‘healthcoach’ service

15 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Since VHI Helathcare announced that their SwiftCare clinics would only accept patients who had VHI policies, other health insurers have been searching for some unique selling points for their own policies. The most obvious solution would be for the other players in the market to open their own premises, […]

SCHOOLS COMPETITION: Cork food company ‘Cully and Sully’ launch Food Entrepreneur Competition

SCHOOLS COMPETITION: Cork food company ‘Cully and Sully’ launch Food Entrepreneur Competition

14 Novemebr 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie GIY and Cully & Sully search for Ireland’s best young food entrepreneurs Secondary school students across the country are now invited to take part in the new ‘GROW 2 CEO’ competition as GIY and Cully & Sully have set about finding Ireland’s brightest young food entrepreneurs. ‘GROW 2 […]

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 […]

HEALTH REGULATOR: 1,279 Cork professionals registered with CORU

HEALTH REGULATOR: 1,279 Cork professionals registered with CORU

10 November 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Everyday across Cork thousands of people engage with health and social care professionals. These professionals are a vital part of our health system providing a range of important services such as occupational therapy to the elderly, speech and language therapy, social work or taking x-rays of sports injuries. […]

EAST CORK: Midleton TD launches Bill to empower involuntary mental health patients

EAST CORK: Midleton TD launches Bill to empower involuntary mental health patients

10 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Pat Buckley TD launches Bill to empower involuntary mental health patient Sinn Féin Mental Health spokesperson Pat Buckley (Cork East TD) has today launched the Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) (Amendment) Bill 2017 which he said would empower involuntary mental health patients to take part in their care by […]

EXTRA, EXTRA…. READ ALL ABOUT IT! Cork County Libraries to benefit from €72,122 investment

EXTRA, EXTRA…. READ ALL ABOUT IT! Cork County Libraries to benefit from €72,122 investment

10 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, has confirmed that libraries in Cork County are set to benefit from an investment of €72,122. This investment comprises of €54,092 in funding from the Department of Rural and Community Development and supplemented by a €18,030 contribution from the Cork County Council. The […]

CORK: Dispose of Unused Medicines Properly (DUMP)

CORK: Dispose of Unused Medicines Properly (DUMP)

1 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Free Service to Dispose of Unused Medicines Properly (DUMP) A free service to dispose of unused or out of date medicines is available to the general public in Cork and Kerry from until Saturday, 18th November 2017. The ‘Dispose of Unused Medicines Properly’ (DUMP) campaign has been organised […]

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