The Best Tips to Stay Healthy in 2020

The Best Tips to Stay Healthy in 2020

5 August 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Nobody could have predicted the way that 2020 turned out. With a global pandemic, life has come to a standstill and there are a lot of changes happening in society. It is more important now than ever before to improve your lifestyle in order to stay healthy. Indeed, […]

52% of Septic Tanks Tested in Cork Failed Inspection in 2019

26 July 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Call on Government to roll out awareness campaign on grant support and nationwide training programme for homeowners and planning authorities More than 1 in every 4 domestic waste water treatment systems nationwide inspected in 2019 were a risk to human health or the environment, and even though the […]

Professional home care Bill will regulate the sector – Burke

Professional home care Bill will regulate the sector – Burke

23 July 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Cork North Central TD, Colm Burke, this week introduced the Health (Amendment) (Professional Home Care) Bill 2020 to the Dáil, saying this new legislation is designed to provide regulation in the area of professional home care. Deputy Burke said: “The number of people aged over 65 […]

MACE salutes Cork’s Eleanor Lucey as an Unsung Hero

MACE salutes Cork’s Eleanor Lucey as an Unsung Hero

22 July 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie MACE recently ran a community initiative inviting customers and the general public to nominate someone who had gone the extra mile in their local community during the Covid-19 lockdown and we were inundated with stories of some amazing good deeds done by people. Eleanor Lucey from Macroom was […]

How to dispose of unused medicines @IrishPharmacy

How to dispose of unused medicines @IrishPharmacy

17 July 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Urgent need to address the dangerous discarding of unused medicines in Ireland There is an urgent need to address the dangerous discarding of unused medicines in Ireland, according to Deputy Colm Burke, Fine Gael TD for Cork North Central. The Irish Pharmacy Union recently published alarming research showing […]

Please install the HSE COVID Tracker App – says Cork TD

12 July 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North Central Padraig O’Sullivan has encouraged smartphone owners to download the new HSE COVID Tracker App to their phone. The App, which was launched this week, will facilitate digital contact tracing of close contacts of confirmed cases of COVID-19, allows users to record […]

Tips to survive Hayfever Season

Tips to survive Hayfever Season

11 July 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The Asthma Society of Ireland is warning the 31,972 people who have both asthma and hayfever in Cork to take precautions as pollen levels expected to rise this weekend. The Asthma Society has teamed up with Dyson Ireland to launch its Pollen Tracker on asthma.ie. The tracker provides […]

Cork accounts for 11% of total wasp callouts in 2020

Cork accounts for 11% of total wasp callouts in 2020

11 July 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Rentokil warns of danger posed by wasps during Summer months Rentokil is warning the public to be vigilant regarding the dangers posed by wasps during the summer period. The company believes that as lockdown restrictions are lifted and people begin to spend more time outside, there is a […]

24-hour Gym comes to Ballincollig, Cork

24-hour Gym comes to Ballincollig, Cork

10 July 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Anytime Fitness, the world’s largest and fastest-growing 24-hour fitness franchise, opened its fourth club in Ireland on Monday July 6th in Ballincollig, Cork. This is the first new gym to open in Ireland since lockdown and has been designed around social distancing guidelines. This includes not just the […]

RNLI: Lifeboat performs medical evacuation from West Cork Island

RNLI: Lifeboat performs medical evacuation from West Cork Island

10 July 2020, 8pm By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Baltimore RNLI were called out to a medical evacuation earlier this evening from East Skeam Island off the coast of Baltimore, West Cork. The volunteer lifeboat crew launched their all-weather lifeboat at 5.25pm, following a request from the Irish Coast Guard to provide medical assistance and evacuation […]

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