Calling on Cork City Marathon participants to go the extra mile with #TeamMercy on Sunday, June 3rd

Calling on Cork City Marathon participants to go the extra mile with #TeamMercy on Sunday, June 3rd

19 May 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Calling on Cork City Marathon participants to go the extra mile with #TeamMercy on Sunday, June 3rd With just over two weeks to go until the Cork City Marathon, the Mercy Hospital Foundation is approaching the home stretch and is calling on individuals and teams to join #TeamMercy […]

Cork City’s 8th Annual LGBTI+ Awareness Week

Cork City’s 8th Annual LGBTI+ Awareness Week

15 May 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Theme: Cork – A Republic of Equals When: 13th -19th May 2018 The official launch of Cork LGBT Awareness Week took Cork City Hall yesterday. The Lord Mayor, Cllr. Tony Fitzgerald will launch the event and music is provided by ‘Choral Con Fusion’, Cork’s LGBT Community Choir. This […]

ON THE MOVE: Mitchelstown native appoined CEO of LauraLynn, Ireland’s Children’s Hospice

ON THE MOVE: Mitchelstown native appoined CEO of LauraLynn, Ireland’s Children’s Hospice

10 May 2018 By Mary Bermimgham mary@TheCork.ie LauraLynn, Ireland’s Children’s Hospice, recently confirmed the appointment of Orla O’Brien as CEO. LauraLynn is the only children’s hospice providing support and palliative care for children with life-limiting conditions and their families across Ireland, with care delivered in their hospice, at a hospital, in the community, or at […]

EXERCISE: 5k run in Fota Wildlife Park

EXERCISE: 5k run in Fota Wildlife Park

8 May 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Alex O’Shea, better known as the Guinness Book of Records holding “Running Fireman” launched this years annual Cheetah Run which is hosted by Fota Wildlife Park in conjunction with Eagle Athletic Club. The Cheetah Run, a race run over 5 kilometres for adults and now also a one-mile […]

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 […]