Cork Hospital’s remind public to maintain 2 metre social distancing and hand washing

Cork Hospital’s remind public to maintain 2 metre social distancing and hand washing

29 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie As temperatures are set to increase over the June bank holiday weekend, management at South / South West Hospital Group are appealing to members of the public to continue to follow the Government’s Covid-19 guidelines relating to social distancing and hand hygiene, to ensure that they do not […]

Cork City needs more and wider cycle lanes (and enforcement!)

Cork City needs more and wider cycle lanes (and enforcement!)

28 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Green Party Councillor for Cork City South West, Colette Finn, today said that we need to provide cycling infrastructure to allow healthcare workers in Cork to cycle to and from work safely. Speaking today, Cllr. Finn said: “I’ve been contacted by frontline healthcare workers in CUH that are […]

Cork Debenhams workers block truck removing assets from closed Patrick St store

Cork Debenhams workers block truck removing assets from closed Patrick St store

27 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Yesterday (Tuesday 26th May 2020) Mandate Trade Union formally launched a Debenhams national official strike campaign. Mandate Trade Union members in Cork held pickets at both the Debenhams Patrick Street and Mahon Point locations. Debenhams workers recently voted to engage in industrial action across all eleven Debenhams locations […]

How many people in Cork have Covid19?

How many people in Cork have Covid19?

26 May 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie 1,440 cases in Cork as of today The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that a total of 9 people with COVID-19 have died. There have now been a total 1,615 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Monday 25 May the HPSC has been […]

CORK PROTESTS: Pressure grows on Bank of Ireland to help Debenhams staff

CORK PROTESTS: Pressure grows on Bank of Ireland to help Debenhams staff

26 May 2020, Tuesday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Protests will take place outside Bank of Ireland branches at 12 noon today at Dame Street, Dublin city centre and Blanchardstown; South Mall, Cork City; and in Galway, Waterford and Newbridge. Solidarity and Socialist Party Rep Mick Barry TD will participate in protest actions organised by Debenhams […]

Research from APC Microbiome in Cork proves fermented foods tightly linked to gut microbiome

Research from APC Microbiome in Cork proves fermented foods tightly linked to gut microbiome

25 May 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The APC Microbiome Institute is based at Biosciences Building, University College Cork, Cork City. Meanwhile, the Moorepark Food Research Centre is located at Teagasc, Fermoy, Co Cork. New research shows how fermented foods are tightly linked to the gut microbiome Fermented foods can be a primary source of […]

How to choose a Commissioner for Oaths in Cork?

How to choose a Commissioner for Oaths in Cork?

22 March 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie When choosing any service there are a number of factors to take into consideration, and when choosing a Commissioner for Oaths the same is true. If you have an Affidavit or Statutory Declaration it may appear that you simply need a signature, or an autograph,! but there is […]

ROAD UPGRADES: of N28 Cork-Ringaskiddy, Dunkettle Interchange, Northern Ring Road, M20 Cork-Limerick, and N25 Cork-Rosslare must remain on agend in spite of COVID-19

ROAD UPGRADES: of N28 Cork-Ringaskiddy, Dunkettle Interchange, Northern Ring Road, M20 Cork-Limerick, and N25 Cork-Rosslare must remain on agend in spite of COVID-19

22 May 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ibec, the group that represents many Irish businesses, has launched a major new campaign ‘Reboot & Reimagine’ that provides a framework for a sustainable future for Ireland in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the campaign, Ibec outlines a comprehensive range of policy actions for a reboot […]

Cork now has 2nd highest number of COVID-19 cases

Cork now has 2nd highest number of COVID-19 cases

21 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork now has 2nd highest number of COVID-19 cases (6% of the national total), but don’t worry it’s a long way behind Dublin (49%) The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that a total of 12 people with COVID-19 have died.l nationally. This means there have […]

ARTS PROJECT: ‘Lockdown Soundz’ in Cork City

ARTS PROJECT: ‘Lockdown Soundz’ in Cork City

21 May 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork Music Generation is Ireland’s National Music Education Programme that transforms the lives of children and young people through access to high-quality performance music education in their local areas. Music Generation is co-funded by U2, among others! Tying in with the ethos of the Bealtaine Festival, which celebrates the […]