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14 January 2022 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Water, in partnership with Cork County Council, is replacing 3.2km of problematic watermains in Darrara, Clonakilty to improve water quality and provide a more reliable water supply to the local community. The upgrade involves the replacement of problematic watermains with new modern pipes. The programme to replace... Read More
13 January 2022 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The death of Cassan Cowman originally from Donoughmore, Co Cork, has occurred in Australia Father-of-three Cassan Cowman (49) drowned while rescuing his son after he slipped into water rapids in Queensland. The tragedy happened at around 2pm local time Sunday 2nd Jan 2022 when the family were enjoying... Read More
11 January 2022 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Resignation of entire Disabled Drivers Medical Scheme Appeals Board ‘gravely concerning’ – Thomas Gould TD and Donnchadh Ó’Laoghaire TD Sinn Féin TDs for Cork, Thomas Gould and Donnchadh Ó’Laoghaire have expressed grave concern at news that the entire Disabled Drivers Medical Scheme Appeals Board has resigned after expressing... Read More
11 January 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Personal transport supports for people with disabilities are now virtually non-existent, according to West Cork based Social Democrats TD Holly Cairns Deputy Cairns, a member of the Oireachtas Committee on Disability Matters, said: “Today it was reported that the Disabled Drivers Medical Board of Appeal resigned en masse.... Read More
11 January 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie West Cork TD Michael Collins and his colleagues in The Rural Independent Group have said that the pandemic-related disruptions to cancer diagnoses and treatments are having a profound impact on patients and their families. The Group is calling for an immediate and decisive government intervention. Speaking from his... Read More
10 January 2022 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Back in September 2020, the Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP) announced its intention to transfer management of its homeless services to other charities with more expertise in the area Today marked the formal handover of St Vincent’s Hotel and Deerpark House – both in Cork. Depaul... Read More