Alternatives to antibiotics found in sheep poo and on human skin

Alternatives to antibiotics found in sheep poo and on human skin

19 February 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Scientists at the APC Microbiome Ireland SFI Research Centre have added to their arsenal of new antimicrobials with discoveries of Nisin J, a new antimicrobial produced from staphylococcal bacteria found on human skin and actifensins produced by Actinomycetes isolated from sheep faeces. The researchers, based at University College […]

Cork can be major player in Euro MedTech?

Cork can be major player in Euro MedTech?

18 February 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Healthcare innovation event to hear how region can maximise opportunities in industry worth €1trn in coming decade Leading industry figures have said that Cork must be ready to take advantage of the estimated €1 TRILLION spend on innovation in healthcare and medical technology. Republic of Work in Cork […]

Cork co-working space uses sewing expertise of Russian asylum seeker as part of green initiative

Cork co-working space uses sewing expertise of Russian asylum seeker as part of green initiative

16 February 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A Stitch in Time Saves the Environment The Cork arm of Glandore, Ireland’s leading serviced office and flexible workspace provider, have teamed up with Olga Voytenko, a Russian seamstress living in Cork, to give their members the opportunity to repair clothing this February. The relationship comes as a […]

#CSR – Cork Headquartered Heineken fundraises for Pieta House

#CSR – Cork Headquartered Heineken fundraises for Pieta House

8 February 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie HEINEKEN Ireland Colleagues John Kelly, Kieran Brennan, Jer O’Callaghan and Peter Furlong alongside Sina Engelke, HR director presented Darran Coyle Garde, Fundraising and Advocacy Officer at Pieta House with a cheque for €27,672.78 to help with their critical life-saving work. The donation is the result of an epic […]

Council to call on developers to restore ‘Listening Posts’ art installation on the north docks – Cork Greens

Council to call on developers to restore ‘Listening Posts’ art installation on the north docks – Cork Greens

6 February 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Council will write to the developers of offices and apartments being built near Penrose Quay seeking assistance to restore the “Listening Posts” art installation at the north docks. This call follows a request from Green Party councillor Oliver Moran. At Monday’s evening meeting of the North […]

Congestion in Cork City worse than ‘Hong Kong & Sydney’

Congestion in Cork City worse than ‘Hong Kong & Sydney’

6 February 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A recent study revealed that traffic congestion in Cork City is worse than that in cities like Hong Kong, Sydney, Toronto and Berlin, and Green Party candidate for Cork South Central, Cllr. Lorna Bogue, says it needs to be tackled. “Traffic congestion is a multifaceted issue that needs […]

Election candidate afraid that acid attack could happen to him

Election candidate afraid that acid attack could happen to him

5 February 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie “I am of course afraid that an acid attack could happen to me, my father, my canvassers or other political candidates here” Independent candidate in the general election Cllr. Kenneth O’ Flynn says that anyone convicted of an acid attack on another human being or convicted of being […]

Major exhibition brings Burning of Cork by Black and Tans in 1920 to life

Major exhibition brings Burning of Cork by Black and Tans in 1920 to life

5 February 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork 1920 – The Burning of a City Cork City in 1920 was the stage on which some of the most shocking events of the War of Independence played out. Citizens endured months of curfews, military raids, repeated arson attacks, ransacked homes and looted businesses. Ordinary life was […]

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