Cork accounts for 2nd highest level of insect callouts – says Rentokil

Cork accounts for 2nd highest level of insect callouts – says Rentokil

21 February 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork accounted for 10% of insect callouts (second highest) and 6% of rodent callouts (third highest) from the pest control company in January 12th February 2020: Rentokil, Ireland’s leading pest control provider, predicts that callouts for rodents and insects will reach an all-time high in 2020, as a […]

EMERGENCY: Emergency Dept in Ireland’s 2nd City is so overcrowed people are being asked to stay away

EMERGENCY: Emergency Dept in Ireland’s 2nd City is so overcrowed people are being asked to stay away

19 February 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Management at the hospital is asking members of the public to only attend in the case of a genuine emergency, advising that, where possible, a GP or Southdoc out of hours service or Local Injury Unit be consulted in the first instance. We are asking people to think […]

Alternatives to antibiotics found in sheep poo and on human skin

Alternatives to antibiotics found in sheep poo and on human skin

19 February 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Scientists at the APC Microbiome Ireland SFI Research Centre have added to their arsenal of new antimicrobials with discoveries of Nisin J, a new antimicrobial produced from staphylococcal bacteria found on human skin and actifensins produced by Actinomycetes isolated from sheep faeces. The researchers, based at University College […]

Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind receives €500 donation from Aldi’s Blackpool Retail Park store staff

Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind receives €500 donation from Aldi’s Blackpool Retail Park store staff

17 February 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Over €250,000 donated to local charities through Aldi’s Community Grants Programme Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind has become the latest charity to benefit from Aldi’s Community Grants programme, receiving a €500 grant from Aldi’s Blackpool Retail Park store team. The €500 donation was presented to Anne Kelliher and […]

Anam Cara Cork announce new innovative approach to Bereavement Support for parents

16 February 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie About 2000 families are devastated by the death of a child every year – where can they access support? 3 National Organisations, Anam Cara, Feileacain and Pieta House are combining their resources to support bereaved mothers and fathers by facilitating a Bereavement Support Evenings in Cork (Tuesday 25th […]

Ireland’s only balance and hearing degree launched by Minister at UCC

Ireland’s only balance and hearing degree launched by Minister at UCC

15 February 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Balance is the number one reason over 65’s visit their GP Ireland’s only education degree that examines the challenges faced by people with hearing and balance difficulties, was launched recently at University College Cork (UCC), by the then Minister for Mental Health and Older People, Jim Daly. The […]

Award-winning course for people with arthritis to run in Cork

Award-winning course for people with arthritis to run in Cork

14 February 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A six-week course to help people living with arthritis manage their pain and fatigue and develop a healthy lifestyle will commence in Wilton, Cork on 27 February. The Living Well with Arthritis self-management course gives people with arthritis the tools and techniques to help them better manage their […]

Cork mum who is a two-time cancer survivor urges public to support Daffodil Day

Cork mum who is a two-time cancer survivor urges public to support Daffodil Day

12 February 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A young mum who has overcome cancer twice is encouraging people to get behind Daffodil Day 2020 to help fund much needed supports. Speaking at the launch of the Irish Cancer Society’s Daffodil Day, which is proudly supported by Boots, Shannen Joyce (25) from Youghal outlined how vital […]

Three Cork organisations collaborate to support frontline workers with ‘Reconnecting with the heart of practice’

Three Cork organisations collaborate to support frontline workers with ‘Reconnecting with the heart of practice’

10 February 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Three Cork organisations collaborate to support frontline workers Three Cork organisations with shared values and a common interest in frontline practitioner care and development are holding a one-day, innovative seminar to open a conversation about the perception and realities of frontline practice. Ag Eisteacht, Caidreamh Family & Practitioner […]

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