RAFFLE: Win a new Toyota Auris in aid of Marymount Hospice, Cork

RAFFLE: Win a new Toyota Auris in aid of Marymount Hospice, Cork

20 April 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Launching the 2017 Marymount car draw for a 172 Toyota Auris in aid of Marymount University Hospital & Hospice were (pictured) Paula McGovern Head of Fundraising and Communications with Marymount, Cork Hurling Captain Stephen McDonald, and Robert Cogan Director of Cogans Carrigaline. Tickets for the car draw are €10 […]

ENVIRONMENT: Ireland needs to ban ‘microbeads’ urgently – says Cork opposition TD Sean Sherlock

ENVIRONMENT: Ireland needs to ban ‘microbeads’ urgently – says Cork opposition TD Sean Sherlock

19 April 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Labour Spokesperson on Climate Change Sean Sherlock has dismissed the Government’s intention to introduce its own bill to ban plastic microbeads as “time wasting.” “There is no reason for the Government to introduce their own bill,” said Deputy Sherlock. “We have been promised new politics, but nearly every […]

HEALTH: Mater Private Cork appoints Dr Barry Hennigan to Cardiology Team

18 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Mater Private Cork have announced the appointment of a new Consultant Cardiologist, Dr Barry Hennigan, from Monday 24th April. Originally from Dublin, Dr Barry Hennigan attended UCD on a Faculty of Medicine Scholarship subsequently graduating in 2005. He subsequently trained in general medicine in Dublin before entering higher […]

Cork TD opposes Sisters of Charity being sole owners of National Maternity Hospital

Cork TD opposes Sisters of Charity being sole owners of National Maternity Hospital

18 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork North Central Solidarity TD Mick Barry this morning voiced strong opposition to plans to make the Sisters of Charity the sole owners of the new National Maternity Hospital. Deputy Barry is a member of the Dail’s Committee on the Future of Healthcare which is due to issue […]

SAME SEX MARRIAGE: 1,147 same couples married in Ireland since 2015 law change – Cork Senator welcomes the stats

SAME SEX MARRIAGE: 1,147 same couples married in Ireland since 2015 law change – Cork Senator welcomes the stats

14 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Same sex marriages account for almost 5% of all marriages The average age of brides and grooms tying the knot continues to rise reaching 33.8 years for brides and 35.7 years for grooms The average age of males entering same sex marriages was 40.5 years while the average […]

CHARITY: Dell EMC announces partnership with Barnardos

CHARITY: Dell EMC announces partnership with Barnardos

13 April 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Dell EMC has entered into a three-year strategic partnership with Barnardos, the children’s charity. The partnership, which involves the provision of financial support as well as the sharing of employee expertise, skills and the volunteering of time, is designed to support the good work and continued vision of […]

Fertility experts from Ireland and the US host a free egg donation seminar in Cork

Fertility experts from Ireland and the US host a free egg donation seminar in Cork

10 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie More than 1,000 Irish couples undergo donor egg treatment annually Waterstone Clinic will host a free patient information seminar on egg donation with renowned American clinic, Shady Grove Fertility. The seminar is on Saturday, April 29th at 11am, at Cork Fertility in Lotamore House, one of Waterstone Clinic’s […]

Amount of raw sewerage flowing into Cork Harbour reduced by 50% thanks to Shanbally wastewater treatment plant

Amount of raw sewerage flowing into Cork Harbour reduced by 50% thanks to Shanbally wastewater treatment plant

10 April 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Minister Simon Coveney visits new wastewater treatment plant at Shanbally to mark commencement of operations and 50% reduction in raw sewage flowing into harbour Irish Water today marked a key milestone in the €117 million Cork Lower Harbour Main Drainage Project with the official announcement that the Shanbally […]

Lee Valley Golf Classic will take place on Friday 26 May 2017 in aid of Breakthrough Cancer Research

Lee Valley Golf Classic will take place on Friday 26 May 2017 in aid of Breakthrough Cancer Research

10 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork Senior Footballers Mark Collins, Tomás Clancy and Ian Maguire, along with Senior Hurler Conor Lehane, joined Ruairi O’Connor, General Manager of the River Lee Hotel at the launch of the Lee Valley Golf Classic in aid of Breakthrough Cancer Research. The Lee Valley Golf Classic will take […]