BUDGET: Cork Doctor welcomes budget sunbed tax increase – designed to discourage usage while stopping short of a ban

BUDGET: Cork Doctor welcomes budget sunbed tax increase – designed to discourage usage while stopping short of a ban

12 October 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Designed to discourage usage while stopping short of a ban – that is the approach of the Irish Government to a variety of social ills – Cigarettes, alcohol and now… sunbeds! Cork City Councillor John Sheehan (Fianna Fail), who is also a practising GP has welcomed the VAT increase […]

MALLOW: Damage to defibrillator illustrates need for legislation to be enacted – says Doctor Senator

11 October 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Damage to the defibrillator casing in Mallow, Co. Cork illustrates the need for legislation to be enacted immediately to address this issue. The Life Saving Equipment Bill 2017 has been published by Fianna Fáil Senator Dr Keith Swanick (based in Co Mayo) which could jail and or impose […]

CORK ABROAD: Cork comedian @SallyOLeary appears in Kinder Bueno ‘Adulting’ YouTube based advert

CORK ABROAD: Cork comedian @SallyOLeary appears in Kinder Bueno ‘Adulting’ YouTube based advert

10 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie One of our staff is a voice over artist so we – at TheCork.ie – tend to pay attention to adverts and we were recently pleased to hear an Irish accent on a UK advert. The product was the wonderful Kinder Bueno, and the advert was entitled ‘Adulting’. We all know what […]

CORK FOOD PRODUCERS: Keohane’s of Bantry and Follain Teo win awards for contributions to ‘Dunnes Stores Simply Better Collection’

CORK FOOD PRODUCERS: Keohane’s of Bantry and Follain Teo win awards for contributions to ‘Dunnes Stores Simply Better Collection’

6 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Last weekend, the amazing food producers who are part of the Dunnes Stores Simply Better Collection scooped an unprecedented 22 Awards at the Blas na hEireann 2017, bringing to over 270 awards, this premium food and drink brand has received since it was introduced in 2013. The Awards, […]

HEALTH: Almost 1,900 CORK children waiting MORE THAN a year for ophthalmologist appointment

HEALTH: Almost 1,900 CORK children waiting MORE THAN a year for ophthalmologist appointment

6 October 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie “A new list comprising nearly 1,900 Cork children and teenagers who are waiting for an ophthalmological appointment longer  than 12 months is yet another example of the HSE’s and Government’s inability to keep up with clear clinical demand for treatment,” said the Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North Central, […]

TOWN AND VILLAGE RENEWAL SCHEME: Buttevant, Fermoy and Youghal to benefit from State funding

TOWN AND VILLAGE RENEWAL SCHEME: Buttevant, Fermoy and Youghal to benefit from State funding

4 October 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie €278,400 funding for Cork East tourism projects – Minister David Stanton Projects in Buttevant, Fermoy and Youghal successful under the 2017 Town and Village Renewal Scheme More than €278,000 in funding has been awarded to three tourism and leisure projects in Cork East Constituency, say Fine Gael TD […]

COUNTY CORK: to receive €1.3m from Department of Rural Development for improvements across 15 towns

COUNTY CORK: to receive €1.3m from Department of Rural Development for improvements across 15 towns

4 October 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr. Declan Hurley has welcomed the investment of €1,347,826.77 announced for 15 towns across the county under the 2017 Town and Village Renewal Scheme, from the Department of Rural and Community Development. The announcement was made by the Minister for Rural […]