Arts group seeks Patrick’s Day volunteers

25 February 2015 By David O’Sullivan Never mind watching the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Cork this year – you could be in it. Cork Community Art Link (CCAL) is inviting the people of Cork to join Cultural Mechanics, their entry for this year’s Cork St Patrick’s Day Parade. The charity organisation, who successfully […]

AUDIO: Cork crisp company secures half-million euro investment

AUDIO: Cork crisp company secures half-million euro investment

24 February 2015 By David O’Sullivan The market for Gluten Free products is growing. An estimated 45,000 Irish people are now coeliac: meaning they must avoid wheat in the diet. Symptoms of gluten intolerance include fatigue, and weight loss. To cater for the increasing market many companies have been introducing gluten free foods. Last […]

VIDEO: Another protest at Cork City Council meeting over water charges

24 February 2015 By David O’Sullivan (video from YouTube/Eoin English) Anti Austerity Alliance councillor Mick Barry this morning said that no Council in the country should be off limits for protests such as that seen at Cork’s City Hall last night as long as anti water charges campaigners are in prison and being treated […]

This week at Curraheen Park

24 February 2015 By David O’Sullivan This weeks Greyhound racing will begin on Friday 27th February with 11 races on the card. Saturday sees a Gala sponsored meeting in aid of Killeagh GAA Club. Also on Saturday night are the second round heats of The 2015 Greyhound & Petworld & Odds On Dog Food […]

Flu strikes Mercy Hospital again

17 February 2015 By David O’Sullivan Just 7 days ago, 10 February, the all clear was given, but today the Mercy University Hospital (MUH) has reintroduced visiting restrictions due to new cases of influenza. The hospital is restricting hospital visiting with the exception of the children’s ward and critical care areas. The hospital has […]

What is the future of Local Government in Cork?

15 February 2015 By Elaine Murphy Cork City Council will host a breakfast seminar from 7.30am tomorrow, Tuesday February 17th, in the Clarion Hotel, the purpose of which is to inform and stimulate the debate around the future of local governance in Cork. The stimulation of debate around the best mechanism for local governance […]

Thank Mercy The Flu has Flown

10 February 2015 By Elaine Murphy Visiting restrictions at Cork’s Mercy University Hospital (MUH), Cork have been lifted and normal visiting arrangements have fully resumed. The management at the hospital have praised staff for dealing effectively with the recent cases of influenza and have also sincerely thanked the public for their cooperation with the […]

Safer Internet Day marked in Cork

9th February 2015 by Elaine Murphy Trend Micro, a global leader in security software with EMEA headquarters in Cork, today announced its 2015 “What’s Your Story?” video and poster competition during the celebration of Safer Internet Day. Now in its fourth year this video and poster competition encourages youth and schools to share their […]