EAST CORK: Youghal lights up for the Mercy Hospital Foundation this Christmas

EAST CORK: Youghal lights up for the Mercy Hospital Foundation this Christmas

2 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Last Christmas, an incredible €10,455.33 was raised by two very generous Cork families who lit up their homes and shared their displays with their communities over the Christmas holidays in aid of the Mercy Hospital Foundation. This year the Carey family from Youghal, are taking part once again […]

SOCIAL PICS: Marymount Hospice Ball

SOCIAL PICS: Marymount Hospice Ball

2 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Marymount Hospice Ball, the highlight of Cork’s social calendar each year, had guests dancing the night away for a very worthy cause last night at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Little Island. This is the 11th year of the Marymount Ball and, to date, the event has raised […]

MARYMOUNT: Annual Light Up a Life Ceremony this Sunday

MARYMOUNT: Annual Light Up a Life Ceremony this Sunday

2 December 2017, Saturday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Marymount is holding its annual Light Up a Life Ceremony in its facility in Curraheen, on Sunday 3rd December from 3pm to 5.30pm. The Light Up a Life Ceremony is a special occasion for the hospital and hospice for people to gather together to watch the Christmas […]

VIDEO: Cork on Ice aims to raise €50k for Cork wheelchair sports group ‘Rebel Wheelers’

VIDEO: Cork on Ice aims to raise €50k for Cork wheelchair sports group ‘Rebel Wheelers’

2 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie ‘Just because you have a disability, it doesn’t mean you can’t achieve’ See video Rebel Wheelers, a Cork based IWA (Irish Wheelchair Association) Multi-sports Group, has partnered with Cork On Ice this year to help empower young people with a physical disability and raise much needed funds. The […]

CHARITY: Visit Marymount Hospice this Sunday 3-5pm

CHARITY: Visit Marymount Hospice this Sunday 3-5pm

1 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Marymount is facing into one of its busiest fundraising weekends of the year with four major events over the course of three days happening. The big event for the people of Cork to attend is Light up a Life taking place in Marymout Hospice, Curraheen on Sunday 3rd […]

Cork County Mayor’s Coffee Morning raises over €1,500 for Friends of Marymount

Cork County Mayor’s Coffee Morning raises over €1,500 for Friends of Marymount

30 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Declan Hurley hosted a Coffee Morning today in County Hall which raised over €1,500 in aid of Marymount Hospice. Speaking at the Coffee Morning, Mayor Hurley paid particular thanks to all who had joined him, “As Mayor, I am honoured to […]

Homeless families must not be broken apart – West Cork TD

Homeless families must not be broken apart – West Cork TD

30 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Homeless families must not be broken apart West Cork Independent TD Michael Collins wants the government to ensure that families facing or currently homeless are not split up as they try to access suitable emergency accommodation. Speaking in the Dáil, Deputy Collins, during the debate concerning the Housing […]