HEALTH POLITICS: HSE statement on @MTU_ie Vaccine Clinic is confusing – says TD

HEALTH POLITICS: HSE statement on @MTU_ie Vaccine Clinic is confusing – says TD

13 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Sinn Fein TD for Cork North Central has today called on the Minister for Health to clarify comments by the HSE that the vaccine clinic situated in the Munster Technological University campus is a ‘GP clinic’ vaccinating only people over 70, and operating only on a rolling fortnightly […]

HEALTH POLITICS: Closure of Medical Assessment Unit at Mallow General Hospital

HEALTH POLITICS: Closure of Medical Assessment Unit at Mallow General Hospital

9 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Mallow based Labour Party TD Seán Sherlock has called on the HSE and the Fianna Fáil Minister for Health to reverse the decision to close the Medical Assessment Unit at Mallow General Hospital for one month. “I’ve learned today that the HSE is now intent on closing the […]

#WestCork COVID vaccines will be given at Clonakilty @GAA and Bantry Primary Care Centre

#WestCork COVID vaccines will be given at Clonakilty @GAA and Bantry Primary Care Centre

9 April 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The West Cork Covid-19 public vaccination centre will alternate between Clonakilty GAA club and Bantry Primary Care Centre, and will be one of five vaccination centres in Cork (spread across six locations). Vaccination centres will be gradually stood up as vaccine supply into the country increases, and we […]

Cork County Council “Spray Safe” Pesticide Awareness Campaign

Cork County Council “Spray Safe” Pesticide Awareness Campaign

4 April 2021 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council is to launch a “Spray Safe” pesticide awareness campaign on Monday 5th April. The campaign seeks to engage with occasional users of pesticides, such as householders, gardeners, and small-scale farmers. Commenting on the campaign, Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Mary Linehan Foley commented, […]

Gardai ask people to “Reduce Your Social Contacts this Easter” to stop #COVID spike in 2 weeks time

Gardai ask people to “Reduce Your Social Contacts this Easter” to stop #COVID spike in 2 weeks time

3 April 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie An Garda Síochána continues to appeal to the public to reduce social contacts this Easter Weekend to further reduce the current impact of Covid-19 on our society. An Garda Síochána as citizens, with families, relatives and friends, understands the impact on the community in sticking with the Covid-19 […]

Private Hospital in Cork wins international quality award @MaterCork @MaterPrivate

Private Hospital in Cork wins international quality award @MaterCork @MaterPrivate

30 March 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Mater Private Hospital Network Cork wins international quality award this week Mater Private Network Cork has become the first hospital in Ireland to be awarded the new 7th Edition Gold Standard from The Joint Commission International (JCI) for patient care and organisation management. Mater Private Network Cork underwent […]

‘Dial-a-Drink’ services are making young people drink too much alcohol?

‘Dial-a-Drink’ services are making young people drink too much alcohol?

27 March 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Fein TD for Cork North Central has expressed his concern at increased reported drinking levels in young people and again called on the government to legislate on Dial-a-Drink services. His comments come in response to the release of the Growing Up in Ireland study which shows that […]

The Art of Living

The Art of Living

27 March 2021 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council Library & Arts Service invites applications to be part of a new and exciting project “The Art of Living”. Funded under the Creative Ireland Positive Ageing and Creative Wellbeing Challenge Fund, The Art of Living is a short film about creativity which highlights, showcases and […]