CHILD WELFARE: Tusla reassures public that it continues to function during COVID-19 in Cork

CHILD WELFARE: Tusla reassures public that it continues to function during COVID-19 in Cork

20 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Tusla – Child and Family Agency continues to provide key services across core areas that support children and families at risk during COVID-19 including • Child protection; • Children in care, and; • Domestic, sexual and gender based violence services, in conjunction with our partners and funded agencies. […]

Tables and chairs would bring Café culture, but clarity needed on licence fees payable to City Council

Tables and chairs would bring Café culture, but clarity needed on licence fees payable to City Council

19 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Earlier this month we wrote how Ireland could develop a thriving Café culture this Summer – with tables and chairs on footpaths and streets. Being outdoors makes social distancing easier, and many Cafés will be struggling to survive due to 2 months of lost revenue, followed by diminished […]

IRISH WATER: supplies may be interrupted in #Cork City centre due to leak detection works this Mon, Tue, Wed

IRISH WATER: supplies may be interrupted in #Cork City centre due to leak detection works this Mon, Tue, Wed

18 May 2020, Monday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Leak detection works in Cork City centre may cause disruption to supply in surrounding areas on Monday 18th and Wednesday 20th May from 9pm to 6am. 18 May 2020 – Irish Water wish to advise customers in Patricks St, Kyrls Quay, Lavitts Quay, North Main Street, Corn […]

COVID19: Nine Cork people diagnosed in past 24 hours, bringing Cork total to 1,361 cases

COVID19: Nine Cork people diagnosed in past 24 hours, bringing Cork total to 1,361 cases

18 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Deaths Looking at the National situation the Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that a total of 4 people with COVID-19 have died. This means there have now been a total 1,547 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. New cases As of 11am Monday 18 May the […]

Virtual run to fundraise for Mercy Hospital

Virtual run to fundraise for Mercy Hospital

17 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie With over 23,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland following a stringent lockdown period, hospitals continue to require the additional PPE supplies and equipment needed to safely treat patients now, and for the months ahead. At the Mercy University Hospital, it’s no different and funds are needed now […]

Cork City’s 10th LGBTI+ Awareness Week

Cork City’s 10th LGBTI+ Awareness Week

16 May 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie This Sunday, May 17, Cork City will mark International Day Against Homophobia, Biophobia and Transphobia ( IDAHOBIT Day) as it has done each year since 2010 by organising LGBTI+ Awareness Week – a week when public agencies, lgbti+ NGOs and communities come together to say that it is […]

1,346 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in Cork

1,346 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in Cork

16 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that a total of 15 people with COVID-19 have died. There have now been a total 1,533 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of 11am Saturday 16 May, the HPSC has been notified of 92 new confirmed cases of […]

VIDEO: Virtual panoramic flyover of Cork City

VIDEO: Virtual panoramic flyover of Cork City

16 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Back in 2017 a YouTube video of a virtual flyover of Cork City (with traffic and people!) went viral online. It was the creation of Antionio Bernal. The Cork resident – Originally from Southern Spain – painstakingly recreated Leeside in a city-building simulator Cities called Skylines. This week, […]