POLITICS: HSE consultants must accept that their priority should be public patients – says Cork Fianna Fail TD

POLITICS: HSE consultants must accept that their priority should be public patients – says Cork Fianna Fail TD

23 November 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Health Spokesperson, Billy Kelleher (Cork North Central) has said he is deeply disturbed but not surprised following this weeks RTÉ Investigates programme that looked at a number of practices by private consultants in Irish public hospitals. “This is an issue that is having a very negative […]

TOWER: ‘Centra’ expands to become ‘SuperValu’ and creates 10 new jobs

TOWER: ‘Centra’ expands to become ‘SuperValu’ and creates 10 new jobs

21 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie SuperValu, the leading Irish grocery retailer, announced that 10 new jobs have been created at its store in Tower, Co Cork. SuperValu Tower, operated by local businessman Paddy O’Leary, has been redeveloped from an existing Centra store and will now occupy a footprint of 16,000 square feet after […]

Extension of invalidity pension to self-employed people will help create jobs in Cork – Burke

Extension of invalidity pension to self-employed people will help create jobs in Cork – Burke

20 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator Colm Burke, for Cork North Central, has said that the extension of the Invalidity Pension to the self-employed is a great support to small businesses owners and will help to create jobs in Cork. My Fine Gael colleague, the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social […]

ESB damage ‘Special Area of Conservation’ during process of restoring electricity after storm Ophelia – according to TD

ESB damage ‘Special Area of Conservation’ during process of restoring electricity after storm Ophelia – according to TD

15 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork North West TD, Aindrias Moynihan has said that he is deeply annoyed at the ‘solo run’ that ESB management undertook at Gearagh Special Area of Conservation following the recent Storm Ophelia. The action damaged the protected habitat and made the area unusable by local residents. Deputy Moynihan […]

HEALTH: GPs should stop sending patients to Emergency Depts for diagnostic tests – says Cork TD

HEALTH: GPs should stop sending patients to Emergency Depts for diagnostic tests – says Cork TD

14 November 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie GPs will continue to send patients to EDs for diagnostic tests until there are enough consultants in our hospitals Govt must use community hospitals as routine diagnostic centres Fianna Fáil Health Spokesperson, Billy Kelleher has said that GPs should not be forced to send their patients to Emergency […]

HEALTH: Diabetes technology should come under Long-Term Illness Scheme – suggests opposition Cork MEP

HEALTH: Diabetes technology should come under Long-Term Illness Scheme – suggests opposition Cork MEP

14 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork based Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has called on the Government to roll out ‘Smart’ Diabetes Technology as part of the Long-Term Illness Scheme. The Ireland South MEP made the call for greater care for those with the condition as part of World Diabetes Day. “Diabetes […]

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 […]

NORTH CORK: Joint Liquidators appointed to Charleville Credit Union

NORTH CORK: Joint Liquidators appointed to Charleville Credit Union

13 November 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Following an application by the Central Bank of Ireland, the High Court today appointed liquidators to Charleville Credit Union Limited (“Charleville”).  Provisional Liquidators had been previously appointed on 13 October 2017. The Central Bank decided to use its legal power to apply for the winding-up of Charleville having […]

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 […]

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