Just over two months to apply for €1 billion Rural Regeneration and Development fund – Lombard

Just over two months to apply for €1 billion Rural Regeneration and Development fund – Lombard

9 July 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Projects seeking support from the Government’s new Rural Regeneration and Development Fund have just over two months to apply, a Fine Gael Senator said. The objective of the Rural Regeneration and Development fund is to support collaborative and integrated projects between Government departments, State agencies, local authorities, other […]

Hickey’s Pharmacy announces the opening of two new outlets in Cork

Hickey’s Pharmacy announces the opening of two new outlets in Cork

8 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Two new Cork outlets are part of ambitious five-year growth plan that will see the group double in size Hickey’s Pharmacy, Ireland’s largest independently-owned pharmacy group, has announced the opening of two new outlets in Cork as part of an ambitious five-year growth plan that will see the […]

HEALTH: Lyme Disease raised in Europe – by Cork MEP

HEALTH: Lyme Disease raised in Europe – by Cork MEP

3 July 2018 Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada raised the issue of Lyme Disease in the European Parliament this week. The Ireland South MEP asked the Commission for an update on what work was being done at a European level to raise awareness of the condition. “Lyme disease is the most […]

Bandon fireman joined by Rob Heffernan to launch ‘Make Your Mark on Cancer’ 2018 in aid of Mercy Cancer Appeal

Bandon fireman joined by Rob Heffernan to launch ‘Make Your Mark on Cancer’ 2018 in aid of Mercy Cancer Appeal

2 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Olympic race walker and star of RTE’s ‘Dancing with the Stars’, Rob Heffernan joined Bandon fireman, Dave Crean to officially launch this year’s ‘Make Your Mark on Cancer’ charity walk in aid of the Mercy Hospital Foundation. The annual 22km walk will start at 9am on Sunday, July […]

Marymount seeks volunteers for Sunflower Days

Marymount seeks volunteers for Sunflower Days

5 June 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Marymount University Hospital and Hospice urgently need volunteers to support its Sunflower Days – which are taking part throughout Cork city and county on Friday 8th and Saturday 9th June. If you are interested in helping out at a street or shopping centre collection on either day please […]

Vera Twomey is the Cork Person of the Month

Vera Twomey is the Cork Person of the Month

3 June 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Campaigner Vera Twomey is the May Cork Person of the Month in recognition of her courageous fight for her daughter Ava to receive treatment for a rare form of epilepsy. Ms Twomey rose to national prominence during a three-year campaign to secure access to medicinal cannabis to treat […]

Griffith College to host Cork Educate Together Secondary School at its Wellington Road campus for two years

Griffith College to host Cork Educate Together Secondary School at its Wellington Road campus for two years

30 May 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Educate Together and Griffith College Cork today reached an agreement to rent lecture rooms to Cork Educate Together Secondary School, at Griffith’s five-acre, third-level higher education college on Wellington Road. A permanent site for the school was recently purchased by the Department of Education and Skills in Douglas […]

‘Climb to Remember’ – remember loved ones and support The Mercy Hospital Foundation

‘Climb to Remember’ – remember loved ones and support The Mercy Hospital Foundation

27 May 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie What: Climb to Remember’ – remember loved ones and support The Mercy Hospital Foundation When: Sunday, 10th June 2018 Where: The Galtee Mountains The annual charity ‘Climb to Remember’ takes place on Sunday, June 10th and will see people from all over Munster rise to the challenge of […]

PHOTOS: Cork County Council launch ‘Ring Buoy’ Mascot to remind citizens to REBEL against Ring Buoy vandalism

PHOTOS: Cork County Council launch ‘Ring Buoy’ Mascot to remind citizens to REBEL against Ring Buoy vandalism

27 May 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Shannon Griffin and Erin Pettit-Mee of Ardfield NS, helping at the launch of ‘Rebel’ the ring buoy mascot in Rosscarbery for County Cork, reminding everyone to rebel against ring buoy vandalism. Picture: David Keane.

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