CORK CHRISTMAS ENTERTAINMENT: Concert in St. Fin Barre’s Church of Ireland Cathedral

CORK CHRISTMAS ENTERTAINMENT: Concert in St. Fin Barre’s Church of Ireland Cathedral

30 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie When: Saturday 9th December, 8pm Where: St. Fin Barre’s Church of Ireland Cathedral Cork International Choral Festival is proud to present an evening with Emma Nash, Fiona O’Reilly and duo Lorna Moore and Serena Standley for an evening of festive carols, songs and stories in the stunning surrounds of […]

LEGO League finals to be held in Cork

LEGO League finals to be held in Cork

30 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ten secondary schools from across the county will compete to represent Cork in the Irish and British Finals in the UK next February. The First LEGO League Finals, organised by Learn It, will be hosted at UCC’s Devere Hall from 9am to 2:30pm on Saturday December 1st. The […]

Disabled Drivers & Passengers Scheme to be amended following FF pressure – Moynihan

Disabled Drivers & Passengers Scheme to be amended following FF pressure – Moynihan

30 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Change will open up the scheme for some special schools & service providers Cork North West TD, Michael Moynihan has said that changes to the Disabled Drivers and Passengers Scheme, as a result of a Fianna Fáil initiative, will enable more special schools and service providers to avail […]

NORTH CORK: Aldi Fermoy teams up with FoodCloud to support local charitietes

NORTH CORK: Aldi Fermoy teams up with FoodCloud to support local charitietes

27 November 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Charities in Fermoy are now receiving free food donations from their local Aldi store as part of Aldi Ireland’s expanded partnership with FoodCloud. Surplus food from Aldi’s Fermoy store is being redistributed to charities and community groups including Fermoy Meals on Wheels, Fermoy Family Resource Centre and St […]

HEALTH: Cork has highest rate of bowel cancer in Ireland

HEALTH: Cork has highest rate of bowel cancer in Ireland

27 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Donate to The Mercy Christmas Appeal and give cancer patients a very special gift this Christmas This Christmas the Mercy Hospital Foundation is fundraising for aDonate to The Mercy Christmas Appeal and give cancer patients a very special gift this Christmas This Christmas the Mercy Hospital Foundation is […]

CORK CITY CENTRE: Imperial Hotel helps Children’s Leukaemia Association fundraise

CORK CITY CENTRE: Imperial Hotel helps Children’s Leukaemia Association fundraise

25 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Imperial Express returns to the Imperial Hotel Cork this Christmas, raising funds for the Children’s Leukaemia Association The much-loved Imperial Express is back in Cork’s iconic Imperial Hotel this festive season. The classic Christmas train set is on display in the foyer of the hotel now, and […]

POLITICS: HSE consultants must accept that their priority should be public patients – says Cork Fianna Fail TD

POLITICS: HSE consultants must accept that their priority should be public patients – says Cork Fianna Fail TD

23 November 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Health Spokesperson, Billy Kelleher (Cork North Central) has said he is deeply disturbed but not surprised following this weeks RTÉ Investigates programme that looked at a number of practices by private consultants in Irish public hospitals. “This is an issue that is having a very negative […]

Minister for Children must take action on HIQA Foster Care report – says Cork TD Sean Sherlock

Minister for Children must take action on HIQA Foster Care report – says Cork TD Sean Sherlock

21 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Labour spokesperson on Children and Youth Affairs, Seán Sherlock TD, has expressed concern over the findings of a HIQA progress report on Tusla-operated foster care services in Cork. The return inspection, which followed a previous inspection, last February, identified major non-compliance with all four standards assessed, which the […]

HEALTH: Migraine seminar for Cork Health Professionals.

HEALTH: Migraine seminar for Cork Health Professionals.

21 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Migraine Association of Ireland announces specialist migraine seminar for Cork Health Professionals. Migraine is a complex neurological condition that has a debilitating effect on the lives of the estimated 500,000 Irish people who suffer from the condition. Worldwide, migraine is the third cause of disability in the […]