Cork’s Anna Geary promotes positive gut health

Cork’s Anna Geary promotes positive gut health

14 November 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie One in five experiencing on-going gastrointestinal problems like bloating, excessive wind, gastric discomfort, constipation or diarrhea on a regular basis A “Gut Check” campaign has been launched and is encouraging people to talk about their digestive health. With one in five of us experiencing on-going gastrointestinal problems like […]

ALLOTMENTS: Janssen Sciences Ireland partner with Cork branch of Down Syndrome Ireland

ALLOTMENTS: Janssen Sciences Ireland partner with Cork branch of Down Syndrome Ireland

8 November 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Janssen Sciences Ireland UC, PM Group and SISK have partnered with the Cork branch of Down Syndrome Ireland to continue to support the development of their Field of Dreams project in Curraheen, Co. Cork. Down Syndrome Cork’s Field of Dreams is a market garden for the cultivation of […]

Should Ireland have a “Bike to School” discount scheme (similar to Bike to Work scheme)

Should Ireland have a “Bike to School” discount scheme (similar to Bike to Work scheme)

5 November 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Labour Local Election candidate in Cork City South East Ward Peter Horgan has secured backing from the Labour Party national conference for the creation of a Bike to School incentive similar to the Bike to Work scheme operating since 2009. “This is an incentive that if followed through […]

Irish Hospital introduces valet parking – Mater Private Cork

Irish Hospital introduces valet parking – Mater Private Cork

4 November 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Mater Private Hospital Cork has introduced a free Valet Parking service to make it easier for patients and visitors to access the hospital’s services while playing a key role in minimising the stress that’s often associated with a hospital visit. Free parking has always been available to patients […]

120,668 people with asthma in Cork need to be aware of their asthma triggers this Hallowe’en to avoid a potentially fatal asthma attack

120,668 people with asthma in Cork need to be aware of their asthma triggers this Hallowe’en to avoid a potentially fatal asthma attack

30 October 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie 6 asthma triggers that will make you shiver this Hallowe’en With Halloween just around the corner, the Asthma Society is highlighting six asthma triggers that are very common at this time of the year. Sarah O’Connor, CEO of the Asthma Society, said: “Hallowe’en is a time to be spooked – […]

CORK HEALTH: 42% increase in Over 75s left lying on trolleys in CUH Emergency Department for more than 24 hours

CORK HEALTH: 42% increase in Over 75s left lying on trolleys in CUH Emergency Department for more than 24 hours

26 October 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 57 per month in 2017 versus 81 per month to date in 2018 Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South West, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said that the Government is continuing to fail older people who present to Emergency Departments as new figures show a 42% increase in the […]

HEALTH: Cork-based Charity Ag Eisteacht helps front-line practitioners

HEALTH: Cork-based Charity Ag Eisteacht helps front-line practitioners

24 October 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ag Eisteacht builds a ‘Tree of Hope’ at Resilience event Cork-based charity, Ag Eisteacht, created a ‘Tree of Hope’ at its Resilience event at Nano Nagle Place in Cork on Wednesday 24th October to illustrate the role that Ireland’s frontline practitioners have in responding to clients who turn […]

ANNUAL CONFERENCE: Shine Centre for Autism and Rainbow Club for Children with Autism

ANNUAL CONFERENCE: Shine Centre for Autism and Rainbow Club for Children with Autism

16 October 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Shine Centre for Autism and Rainbow Club for Children with Autism hosted the Autism Aware Conference 2018 in Cork City Hall on 14th October. The event coincided with the launch of Shine’s new parent information portal www.autismaware.ie. The purpose of the conference and web portal is to […]

HEALTH: €45,000 for mobility and Cancer Care transport in West Cork

HEALTH: €45,000 for mobility and Cancer Care transport in West Cork

6 October 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard has confirmed that €45,000 has been secured for Cancer Connect in West Cork. Senator Lombard said the CLÁR programme funding will support the acquisition of an accessible 8-seater vehicle that will help the volunteer-run service to transport people living in rural communities to […]