CHARITY: Sunflower Days fundraise for Marymount Hospice Cork

CHARITY: Sunflower Days fundraise for Marymount Hospice Cork

10 June 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Marymount’s Sunflower Days are taking place all over the streets of Cork city and county towns on Friday 9th and Saturday 10th June. Please support your local hospice by buying a pin or texting MARYMOUNT to 50300 to donate €4. Paula McGovern, Head of Communications with Marymount Hospice […]

CHARITY: KBC Bank staff fundraise for Alzheimer Society of Ireland with nationwide relay race which includes Cork

CHARITY: KBC Bank staff fundraise for Alzheimer Society of Ireland with nationwide relay race which includes Cork

9 June 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie KBC Bank Ireland has announced its new Charity Partner of the Year is The Alzheimer Society of Ireland (ASI) as staff get set to take part in a gruelling 600km relay race across Ireland. More than 60 KBC colleagues will join forces for The Alzheimer Society of Ireland […]

ALCOHOL ADDICTION TREAMENT: Tabor Lodge Annual Report 2016 launched by Lord Mayor of Cork

ALCOHOL ADDICTION TREAMENT: Tabor Lodge Annual Report 2016 launched by Lord Mayor of Cork

8 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Announcing the publication today of Tabor Group’s Annual Report at Cork City Hall, Pat Coughlan, Chairman, said alcohol continued to remain the ‘drug of choice’ in 2016 with seven out of ten people seeking help for alcohol related problems at Tabor Group. Across Tabor Group’s three residential centres, […]

FLOWERS OF HOPE: Cope Foundation launches annual flagship fundraising campaign

FLOWERS OF HOPE: Cope Foundation launches annual flagship fundraising campaign

6 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Cope Foundation has launched its flagship fundraising campaign that encourages people across Cork to plant Flowers of Hope seeds to help children and adults with an intellectual disability or autism to “grow, blossom and fulfil their own unique potential”. Jonathan Healy, Presenter with Newstalk, and more recently […]

SPORT: Chris Mocko (USA) wins Cork City Marathon 2017

SPORT: Chris Mocko (USA) wins Cork City Marathon 2017

4 June 2017, Sunday, 2.30pm By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Over 7,500 participants crossed the finish line on Patrick Street in this year’s Cork City Marathon For the first time in 11 years, participants took to the starting line today for a Sunday Runday, as they took part in the momentous  Cork City Marathon. With 24 different countries […]

ARTS & CULTURE: Cork Senator welcomes funding scheme for not-for-profit organisations

ARTS & CULTURE: Cork Senator welcomes funding scheme for not-for-profit organisations

3 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork based Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, is pleased with the opening Stream 3 of the Arts and Culture Capital Scheme, which will provide small capital grants to not-for-profit arts organisations. “Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys, recently announced €500,000 in funding available under […]

HEALTH: Bon Secours Care Village in Cork celebrates positive review from HIQA

HEALTH: Bon Secours Care Village in Cork celebrates positive review from HIQA

2 June 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Bon Secours Health System is delighted to announce that following a recent HIQA Inspection that the Care Village in Cork has received full compliance. “This reinforces the commitment by Management and Staff to provide Quality and Exceptional Care for residents.” said the system in a statement. Clean bill […]

POLITICS: Cork Labour Rep calls on new Government to prioritise Early years Intervention investment

POLITICS: Cork Labour Rep calls on new Government to prioritise Early years Intervention investment

1 June 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Labour Party Local Area Representative, Peter Horgan, has called on the new Government to prioritise Early Years Intervention investment as a matter of urgency. “Whether which way the Fine Gael Leadership contest goes, we will have a new Taoiseach and a new-ish Government next week,” said Mr Horgan. […]