First-time team of rowers successfully row 35km around Cork Harbour’s 3 islands of Cobh, Haulbowline, Spike Island

First-time team of rowers successfully row 35km around Cork Harbour’s 3 islands of Cobh, Haulbowline, Spike Island

12 June 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A charity event in aid of the Cleft Lip and Palate Association of Ireland is set to reach its fundraising target two weeks into its three month run. Participants from across the globe are taking on the Funbarr Challenge to do things they’ve never done before. It’s the […]

100,000 Vaccinations administered at Pairc Uí Chaoimh and Cork City Hall

100,000 Vaccinations administered at Pairc Uí Chaoimh and Cork City Hall

10 June 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The South/South West Hospital Group and Cork Kerry Community Healthcare are pleased to announce that the two vaccination centres in Cork City at Pairc Uí Chaoimh and Cork City Hall have administered in excess of 100,000 vaccinations between them. Pairc Uí Chaoimh commenced administering vaccinations on 25th March […]

Is CBD oil / cannabidiol legal / THC legal or illegal in Ireland? Food Safety Authority of Ireland to run free webinar to answer questions

Is CBD oil / cannabidiol legal / THC legal or illegal in Ireland? Food Safety Authority of Ireland to run free webinar to answer questions

10 June 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Are you an individual or a food business interested in or already selling cannabidiol (CBD) products in Ireland? If so, you should make yourself aware of the legal situation with respect to the sale of cannabis/hemp products and synthetic cannabinoids in Ireland. The Food Safety Authority of Ireland […]

Lord of the Dance Michael Flatley and former Lord Mayor John Buttimer support new Cork cancer initiative #MakeMoreSurvivors

Lord of the Dance Michael Flatley and former Lord Mayor John Buttimer support new Cork cancer initiative #MakeMoreSurvivors

7 June 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie If Irish cancer survivors had their own county, the population would be as big as Cork City, or the Counties of Limerick, Kildare, or Meath. Today, on National Cancer Survivors Day, Breakthrough Cancer Research has created a symbolic 33rd county in Ireland called Co. Saolfada, the county of […]

VIDEO: UCC Turns Blue for Aphasia Awareness Month

6 June 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie June is Aphasia Awareness Month, a post-stroke language difficulty which impairs the individual’s ability to understand what they hear, read and express themselves through verbal or written communication. Despite having a high incidence rate of 3,300 people experiencing aphasia annually in Ireland, there is little awareness about the […]

Graffiti Theatre Company scoops Arts & Culture Award at National Lottery Good Causes Awards

Graffiti Theatre Company scoops Arts & Culture Award at National Lottery Good Causes Awards

3 June 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Graffiti Theatre Company, who have been providing quality arts experiences to children and young people since 1984, have won the Arts & Culture Award in the National Lottery Good Causes Awards The Cork-based theatre company received the award at the National Lottery Good Causes Awards which was broadcast […]

COVID vaccination centre at MTU Cork will cover all ages of patients from end of June

COVID vaccination centre at MTU Cork will cover all ages of patients from end of June

2 June 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie A new Vaccination Centre at the Munster Technological University (MTU) will be operational by the end of June, a Fine Gael Senator has said. Senator Jerry Buttimer confirmed the news after questioning the HSE about this Vaccination Centre of strategic importance. Senator Buttimer said “The proposed vaccination centre […]

Cope Foundation team up with Trigon Hotel Group to create jobs for people with intellectual disabilities

Cope Foundation team up with Trigon Hotel Group to create jobs for people with intellectual disabilities

31 May 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Taoiseach Micheál Martin and Lord Mayor of Cork mark the launch of the initiative between Trigon Hotels and Cope Foundation Trigon Hotels has partnered with Cope Foundation and its Ability@Work programme to launch the “Hands of Hope” initiative. It was launched by Taoiseach Micheál Martin and Lord Mayor […]

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