Imperial Hotel, South Mall Cork prepares for reopening after national COVID19 lockdown

Imperial Hotel, South Mall Cork prepares for reopening after national COVID19 lockdown

5 June 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Flynn Hotel Collection launches their response to COVID-19 as preparations are underway for the reopening of all four properties As the world adjusts to new travel norms and expectations, The Flynn Hotel Collection has created a specifically designed programme to enhance the already stringent procedures in place […]

Former Cork’s RedFM Newsreader creates podcast on Direct Provision system

Former Cork’s RedFM Newsreader creates podcast on Direct Provision system

3 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A moving, informative and hard-hitting new investigative podcast, Modern Problem has just been launched on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Stitcher, featuring original music from Irish artists Post Punk Podge and Baby Witch. Hosted by Mayo-born journalist, broadcaster and writer Jane Mc Namara, Modern Problem examines ‘new incarnations of […]

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 […]