[Exclusive] Are cameras in Cork’s Jack Lynch Tunnel precursor to tolling?

17th December 2013 By Bryan T. Smyth news@TheCork.ie There are renewed concerns that a toll might be introduced on the Jack Lynch Tunnel Contained within the 89 pages of the the Cork City Council budget book for 2014 is a paragraph saying that 6 million euro was spent this year on “Automatic Number plate recognition […]

Cork woman runs “treadmill marathons” in sports store

13th December 2013, Friday By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie From today to Christmas Eve, marathon runner Joanne Fearon will run 12 marathons (42.2Km each day) to raise funds for the neonatal ward of Cork University Maternity Hospital.   Joanne will also be attempting to set a new Guinness World Record, by running a marathon on a treadmill […]

Cork Companies achieve ISO standards

29th November 2013, Sunday By Bryan T. Smyth news@TheCork.ie Cork companies Milestone Solutions, MMD Construction, Prenco Manufacturing Ltd, WiseTek Soultions Ltd, Whitegate Power Station and TAL were among 38 private and public sector organisations to receive awards recently from the Minister of State for Small Business, Mr John Perry T.D. The leading Cork organisations joined […]

Junior Health Minister congratulates RTE Radio Broadcaster for frankness over depression

5th November 2013, Tuesday By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Minister of State for Mental Health says Radio Presenter John Murray deserves to be “congratulated” for speaking so frankly about his depression. 49 year old Murray returned to his daily slot on RTE Radio 1 only yesterday after a 6 month hiatus. In the opening […]

Kerry Cork Health Link (Cancer Treatment) Bus

20th May 2013 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A Tralee woman, who has travelled on the Kerry Cork Health Link Bus to receive her cancer treatment, says the investment of €90,000 by the Bon Secours Hospital Tralee in the service is vital. The Kerry Cancer Support Trust has received the first of three annual €30,000 […]

MyMind opens new mental health centre in Cork City

MyMind opens new mental health centre in Cork City

12th April 2012 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie People in Cork will now have easy and quick access to community-based affordable mental health services, thanks to a new service which has been launched in the city and which is open to people from the entire county and surrounding counties. The service will benefit people facing […]

Cork nurses wanted in Oz

Cork nurses wanted in Oz

15 November 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Experienced Irish mental health nurses and midwives are urgently required in Sydney and other areas of New South Wales as their health board launches a new recruitment drive for 70 Irish nurses. Galway-based recruitment agency ICE Group are co-ordinating the campaign in partnership with New South Wales Health […]

Personal Injuries in Cork are falling

24th September 2012 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Last year 88 workplace personal injury awards were delivered in Co. Cork, according to data from InjuriesBoard.ie – a decrease of 22 on the previous year. The average award value in Cork was €23, 789. This compared with an average of 32 workplace personal injury awards per county, […]

HSE changes at SIVUH and CUH

29th November 2011 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A significant restructuring of acute hospital and community services is underway in Cork city with the clear purpose of providing sustainable services of a higher quality for the people of Cork and the surrounding area. It is important to recognise at the outset that while services are […]

UCC part of thyroid study

UCC part of thyroid study

21 November 2011 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Dr Patricia Kearney, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health, UCC is one of a group of researchers from European Universities who will participate in a new research project investigating current treatment practices for people who suffer from a mildly underactive thyroid gland. The researchers met recently with medical […]

Cork sees upsurge in illegal cigarettes in six month period

14 January 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The latest figures compiled by the Irish Tobacco Manufacturers Advisory Committee (ITMAC) have shown that 25 million illegal cigarettes were seized in Cork between April and September last year. This was the third highest in the country with the North Eastern region of Louth / Armagh seeing […]

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