WEST CORK: Discharge of raw sewerage from Castletownbere to end – Irish Water unveils plans

WEST CORK: Discharge of raw sewerage from Castletownbere to end – Irish Water unveils plans

25 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Water unveils plans for new Castletownbere sewerage scheme to end the discharge of untreated wastewater to Bantry Bay and enhance development potential Irish Water is working in partnership with Cork County Council to end the discharge of untreated wastewater to Bantry Bay from Castletownbere. This unacceptable practice […]

Cope Foundation revamps ‘Flowers of Hope’ campaign for 2018 – introduces lapel pin to compliment traditional seeds

Cope Foundation revamps ‘Flowers of Hope’ campaign for 2018 – introduces lapel pin to compliment traditional seeds

9 April 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cope Foundation, one of Corks most established charities, has just launched its revamped Flowers of Hope fundraising campaign taking place from April 9th – 30th and wants you to Show & Grow Flowers of Hope this April. Cope Foundation has introduced a beautiful Flowers of Hope lapel pin […]

MENTAL HEALTH: New body aims to tackle loneliness and social isolation

MENTAL HEALTH: New body aims to tackle loneliness and social isolation

6 April 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Aindrias Moynihan is encouraging people across Cork to engage with the newly established Loneliness Taskforce to help tackle the epidemic of loneliness and social isolation. The Taskforce, which is the brainchild of Fianna Fáil Senator Dr. Keith Swanick and Seán Moynihan […]

EAST CORK: Public Information Evening on Ballycotton Sewerage Scheme

EAST CORK: Public Information Evening on Ballycotton Sewerage Scheme

6 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Public Information Evening to take place on Thursday, April 12th Irish Water is working to end the unacceptable practice of discharging untreated wastewater into Ballycotton Bay by developing a new Sewerage Scheme for the area. To rectify this long-standing issue, Irish Water and Cork County Council are proposing […]

WEST CORK: Suspected ‘Vomiting Bug’ at Bantry General Hospital causes visitor restrictions

WEST CORK: Suspected ‘Vomiting Bug’ at Bantry General Hospital causes visitor restrictions

4 April 2018, 7pm By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Strict visitor restrictions have been put in place with immediate effect at Bantry General Hospital (BGH) due to Suspect Norovirus Outbreak- commonly known as the Vomiting Bug. In the interest of patient care and in order to restrict the spread of the virus within the hospital, it […]

EAST CORK: Carrigtwohill Family Resource Centre to join Tusla National Network and receive funding of €160,000 p.a.

EAST CORK: Carrigtwohill Family Resource Centre to join Tusla National Network and receive funding of €160,000 p.a.

15 March 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The inclusion of Carrigtwohill Family Resource Centre into the Tusla national network of Family Resource Centres has been welcomed by Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton. Carrigtwohill Family Resource Centre (FRC), which was established by Society of St […]