Cork Business people sleep outdoors to highlight homelessness

Cork Business people sleep outdoors to highlight homelessness

21 September 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Spike Island lends itself to highlighting just how isolating life can be for people who are homeless or in danger of falling into homelessness. Shine A Light Night 2019, proudly supported by Bord Gais Energy is only four weeks away with the Business Leaders Sleep Out this year […]

Making a Difference with #Team Mercy Join the Mercy University Hospital Foundation for this year’s Women’s Mini Marathon on Sunday, September 22nd

Making a Difference with #Team Mercy Join the Mercy University Hospital Foundation for this year’s Women’s Mini Marathon on Sunday, September 22nd

16 September 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Making a Difference with #Team Mercy Join the Mercy University Hospital Foundation for this year’s Women’s Mini Marathon on Sunday, September 22nd With Cork’s annual Women’s Mini Marathon on the horizon, The Mercy University Hospital Foundation is now inviting you to join the 2019 #TeamMercy and be part […]

Life Saving Defilbrators installed in West Cork

Life Saving Defilbrators installed in West Cork

15 September 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie As part of a cross-agency initiative between the HSE, National Ambulance Service and An Garda Síochana life-saving heart defilbrators have been successfully installed in Garda stations across Cork County. These include stations in: Bantry, Bandon, Skibberean, Kinsale, Clonakilty, Castletownbere, and Kilbrittain. The HSE supplied the heart defilbrator devices, while full […]

#CSR – Cork Headquartered Heineken fundraises for Pieta House

12 September 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Three Speed: Heineken Ireland trio get into gear to raise funds for Pieta House Three Heineken Ireland employees, Peter Furlong, Jer O’Callaghan and Kieran Brennan, have set off today on an epic two-wheeled journey that will see them cycle nearly 1,000km from HEINEKEN Ireland ’s Leitrim Street brewery […]

Cobh man Trevor Cummins set to run Berlin Marathon in aid of the Mercy Cancer Appeal on September 29th

Cobh man Trevor Cummins set to run Berlin Marathon in aid of the Mercy Cancer Appeal on September 29th

8 September 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Currently undergoing three weeks of altitude training in St. Moritz, Switzerland, Cobh man Trevor Cummins is applying the final touches to his preparations ahead of his participation in the Berlin Marathon on Sunday, September 29th. The strength and conditioning coach, who last year completed the Amsterdam Marathon and […]

Cork Mini Marathon 2019

Cork Mini Marathon 2019

3 September 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Will you join #TeamMercy this year on 22nd September? Last year more than 100 enthusiastic lads and lassies joined #TeamMercy for the Cork Mini Marathon. Hailed as Munster’s premier 4-mile road race, the Cork Mini Marathon is set to be another huge success this year. Proceeds raised will […]

PAPERLESS HOSPITAL? Cork University Maternity Hospital becomes “first fully digital hospital in Ireland”

PAPERLESS HOSPITAL? Cork University Maternity Hospital becomes “first fully digital hospital in Ireland”

15 August 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork University Maternity Hospital (CUMH) has recently become Ireland’s first fully digital hospital. All women interacting with CUMH for gynaecology services will have a complete electronic health record, enabling the rapid sharing of clinical information to those providing care for the over 18,000 patients who attend each year. […]

Almost 5,000 cardiac interventions undertaken at Mater Private Hospital Cork in 2018 – Annual Review

Almost 5,000 cardiac interventions undertaken at Mater Private Hospital Cork in 2018 – Annual Review

12 August 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Mater Private 2018 Annual Review highlights some of the key services, initiatives and achievements across the Group’s facilities in Cork, Dublin, and Limerick in 2018. Key Highlights 7,531 patients attended Mater Private Emergency Departments in Dublin and Cork – increase of 27% in Cork and 6% in Dublin […]

Health crisis spiralling out of control in Cork

Health crisis spiralling out of control in Cork

2 August 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The INMO has today (Friday) stated that Cork health services have been plunged into a crisis due to a combination of problems including record overcrowding levels, hundreds of vacant frontline positions, profound shortages in community nursing and chronic recruitment and retention problems. July saw 1,079 patients waiting on […]

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