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23 October 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Water and Cork County Council would like to remind customers supplied by Macroom Public Water Supply, serving Macroom town, Codrum, Masseytown, Kilnagurteen, Coolehane, Coolcower, Macloneigh, Carrigadrohid, Ballinagree and surrounding areas, that the Boil Water Notice issued on 20 October remains in place until further notice. The Boil... Read More
23 October 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Due to significant challenges, high volume of presentations to the hospitals Acute Medical Assessment Unit (AMAU) and increased infection control measures, Bantry General Hospital has temporarily suspended hospital visiting effective immediately. This does not affect St. Josephs Residential Unit, which is located on the hospital grounds. The situation... Read More
16 October 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Due to significant challenges, high volume of presentations to the hospital’s Acute Medical Assessment Unit (AMAU) and increased infection control measures, Bantry General Hospital will be temporarily suspending hospital visiting effective immediately. This does not affect St. Josephs Residential Unit, which is located on the hospital grounds. The... Read More
14 October 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Thermo Fisher Scientific, based in Currabinny, have donated €56,000 in IT equipment to four Cork groups, the Carrigaline Family Support Centre, Coláiste Muire in Crosshaven, Barnardos and Ashbourne House Direct Provision Centre in Glounthaune. Speaking ahead of the delivery of 25 desktops to the Carrigaline Family Support Centre,... Read More
11 October 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Ireland should fundamentally change the approach to regulating certain social media content and thereby prioritise young people’s mental health, according to Fine Gael TD Michael Creed. Deputy Creed made his comments in light of recent revelations that Facebook had purposely hidden disturbing research about how teenagers felt worse... Read More
11 October 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie A €550,000 machine part-funded by two Cork cancer survivors is generating cancer profiles in 24 hours – eliminating an eight-week wait for patients. The Ion Torrent Genexus sequencer at Cork University Hospital is the first of its kind in Ireland, identifying the DNA profiles of cancers – which... Read More
5 October 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Mervue Laboratories in Cork, the producers of Gelguard, donated 20,000 100ml bottles of their hand sanitiser to UCC to help keep students Covid-free as they returned to education this month. The Cork-based animal nutrition company pivoted part of their manufacturing plant to produce hand sanitiser in partnership with... Read More