Anam Cara Cork announce new innovative approach to Bereavement Support for parents

16 February 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie About 2000 families are devastated by the death of a child every year – where can they access support? 3 National Organisations, Anam Cara, Feileacain and Pieta House are combining their resources to support bereaved mothers and fathers by facilitating a Bereavement Support Evenings in Cork (Tuesday 25th […]

Ireland’s only balance and hearing degree launched by Minister at UCC

Ireland’s only balance and hearing degree launched by Minister at UCC

15 February 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Balance is the number one reason over 65’s visit their GP Ireland’s only education degree that examines the challenges faced by people with hearing and balance difficulties, was launched recently at University College Cork (UCC), by the then Minister for Mental Health and Older People, Jim Daly. The […]

University College Cork: Former Windle Medical Building reopens as a student centre called ‘The Hub’

11 February 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie New centre streamlines services to benefit 26,000 students  One of the oldest buildings in the centre of the University College Cork (UCC) campus has been conserved and transformed, and opens today for the first time as the Hub, a new centre designed to streamline student services and support student […]

Cork County Council Libraries offer Comfort Kits for Neurodiverse Children

Cork County Council Libraries offer Comfort Kits for Neurodiverse Children

9 February 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Parents and teachers often dread visiting the library with neurodiverse children. They fear the child may become agitated by lights, overwhelmed by different stimuli or just need some comfort. Cork County Council’s mobile and branch libraries have a solution. As part of the Library Service’s commitment to inclusion, […]

innocent and GIY ‘Big Grow’ Kits now available for primary schools 

innocent and GIY ‘Big Grow’ Kits now available for primary schools 

29 January 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Lilly Higgins joins the growvolution innocent’s ‘Big Grow’ is back, recruiting a whole new bunch of the littlest veggie growers with the mission to help kids to eat more fresh fruit and vegetables. Now in its 9th year, innocent will once again partner with the growing experts at […]

EAST CORK: Another secondary school is needed

EAST CORK: Another secondary school is needed

26 January 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Another secondary school is urgently needed in East Cork to address a shortage of school places in the region, according to Green Party general election candidate in the area, Cllr. Liam Quaide. At a meeting of the Midleton/Youghal Municipal Council earlier in the month Cllr. Quaide received support […]

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