HEALTH POLITICS: Young adults on Cork’s Northside getting raw deal on OT assessments – Kelleher

HEALTH POLITICS: Young adults on Cork’s Northside getting raw deal on OT assessments – Kelleher

20 February 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie 49% of all young Cork people waiting for 1st assessment are on City’s Northside Cork North Central TD, Billy Kelleher has said that children on Cork’s Northside face significantly longer delays in accessing Occupational Therapy services than their peers across the rest of Cork and Kerry. Billy Kelleher […]

CORK CITY CENTRE: Affidea open competitor to VHI Swiftcare Clinic

CORK CITY CENTRE: Affidea open competitor to VHI Swiftcare Clinic

19 February 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Affidea today officially opened its first ExpressCare clinic in Ireland in the Elysian building in Cork City to serve the people of Cork and surrounding areas. An Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Mr Simon Coveney TD, attended the opening of Affidea’s new state-of-the-art clinic. Affidea’s […]

HEALTH POLITICS: New elective hospitals must be for PUBLIC PATIENTS only – says Cork Fianna Fail TD

HEALTH POLITICS: New elective hospitals must be for PUBLIC PATIENTS only – says Cork Fianna Fail TD

17 February 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Responding to reports that the new national development plan is to pledge to build three new elective only hospitals, Fianna Fáil Health Spokesperson Billy Kelleher says that the new hospitals must be for public patients only. “The Government is briefing that these new hospitals will be key to […]

Shine Centre for Autism announced as Cork Airport Charity of the Year 2018

Shine Centre for Autism announced as Cork Airport Charity of the Year 2018

16 February 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork Airport has named the Shine Centre for Autism as its Charity of the Year for 2018. Pictured at the announcement at Cork Airport were brothers from Carrigaline, along with Laura Crowley, Manager of Educational Support Services, Shine and Eamon O’Donovan, The Loop Retail Operations Manager, Cork Airport Also included […]

NEWS IN PHOTOS: Cork City Marathon 2018 launched in City Hall

NEWS IN PHOTOS: Cork City Marathon 2018 launched in City Hall

2 February 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Taking place on Sunday 3rd June, the Irish Examiner Cork City Marathon is more than a marathon with Full, Half, Team Relay and Youth Challenge categories available to runners and walkers alike. Register now to avail of discounted rates at www.corkcitymarathon.ie. For helpful training tips or to share […]

HEALTH: Cork Pearl of Wisdom event promotes awareness of Cervical Cancer checks

HEALTH: Cork Pearl of Wisdom event promotes awareness of Cervical Cancer checks

30 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Lady Mayoress of Cork, Georgina Fitzgerald invites women aged 25 – 60 years to attend the Cork Pearl of Wisdom event on Wednesday 31st January in the Clayton Hotel at 11am. The event takes place during European Cervical Cancer Prevention Week and aims to raise awareness amongst women […]

English Market raised €1,700 over Christmas for Pieta House Charity

English Market raised €1,700 over Christmas for Pieta House Charity

27 January 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The English Market, Ireland’s oldest indoor food market, have handed over a cheque for €1,717 to suicide prevention charity Pieta House, their nominated Christmas charity. The money was raised over the Christmas period as all the market traders came together to collect as much as they could to […]

HEALTH POLITICS: Minister must order an urgent audit of hospitals to identify ‘quick wins’ in terms of opening new beds – says FF Kelleher

HEALTH POLITICS: Minister must order an urgent audit of hospitals to identify ‘quick wins’ in terms of opening new beds – says FF Kelleher

23 January 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork North Central based Fianna Fáil Health Spokesperson, Billy Kelleher TD has said that while the announcement of 2600 additional beds is welcome, the ability of the HSE and the Department of Health to deliver beds in the short term will be the measure of Minister Harris’s commitment […]