How has COVID19 affected your well-being?

How has COVID19 affected your well-being?

30 May 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie University College Cork’s School of Public Health to Undertake Key Survey to Determine Impact of Covid-19 on People’s Wellbeing Estimating the impact of public health measures on physical, psychological and social wellbeing: UCC in collaboration with Ipsos The College of Medicine and Health, UCC stated that Professor Ivan […]

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 […]

Mallow and Schull students win Environmental Awards

Mallow and Schull students win Environmental Awards

23 May 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Young Reducers from Davis College, Mallow, Co Cork have won the overall senior category at the national Young Environmentalist Awards which were announced on Thursday 21st May. A record-breaking 500 applications were received this year. Now in their 21st year, the Young Environmentalist Awards hosted by ECO-UNESCO […]

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 […]

Fota Wildlife Park re-opens today, but visitor numbers limited to allow #SocialDistancing

Fota Wildlife Park re-opens today, but visitor numbers limited to allow #SocialDistancing

20 May 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fota Wildlife Park reopens today, but visitor numbers will be limited due to try and ensure social distancing The park closed almost 2 months ago on the 24 March 2020 due to the COVID-19 lockdown. Fota Wildlife Park, is run by a charity which aims to promote conservation. […]

€200,000 investment for increased demand for online public library services

€200,000 investment for increased demand for online public library services

17 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard is applauding the investment from the Department of Rural and Community Development which has enabled the provision of 5,000 additional eBooks and eAudiobooks. Speaking of this allocation, the Cork Senator said: “I commend my colleague, Minister Michael Ring, for making this funding available. […]

Childcare during COVID-19 needs urgent solution – warns Cork Labour TD @SeanSherlockTD

Childcare during COVID-19 needs urgent solution – warns Cork Labour TD @SeanSherlockTD

13 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Responding to the collapse of the childcare scheme for frontline healthcare workers, Labours Seán Sherlock said: “The collapse of the childcare scheme for healthcare workers shows the shambolic approach of the government and contrasts sharply with the premature comments today from Taoiseach about reopening schools and crèches which […]

Winners of UCC Nursing and Midwifery Annual Achievement Awards 2020

Winners of UCC Nursing and Midwifery Annual Achievement Awards 2020

12 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie UCC’s School of Nursing and Midwifery Annual Achievement Awards took place virtually today on the International Day of the Nurse May 12th, The Awards can be viewed here Awards Ceremony. This was the first online School of Nursing and Midwifery Annual Achievement Awards and was a celebratory occasion […]

Housebound Cork Families Prepare for the ‘Single-Use Challenge’

Housebound Cork Families Prepare for the ‘Single-Use Challenge’

11 May 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork City and County households will generate a combined 32,900 tonnes of single-use plastic packaging waste in 2020. Cork City residents generate 11,000 tonnes annually, with Cork County Generating 21,900. To put this in perspective, if this 32,900 tonnes of single-use plastic packaging waste were in the form […]

Charleville Schools join the community effort against COVID19

Charleville Schools join the community effort against COVID19

8 May 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr. Ian Doyle recently met with students of St. Mary’s Secondary School and staff of CBS in Charleville, both of whom have developed innovative initiatives to help protect their communities against Covid 19. Mayor Doyle visited St. Mary’s Secondary School in Charleville […]

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