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 […]

HEALTH CRISIS CONTINUES: 714 patients are on trolleys in EDs across the country

HEALTH CRISIS CONTINUES: 714 patients are on trolleys in EDs across the country

13 March 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Record trolley figures are absolutely deplorable – says Cork opposition TD Billy Kelleher Fianna Fáil Health Spokesperson Billy Kelleher (A Cork North Central TD) has described the latest INMO figures, which reveal that there are 714 people on trolleys this morning, as “absolutely deplorable”. The figures are the […]

Cork University Hospital, South Infirmary, Bantry General Hospital, Mallow General Hospital – CANCEL appointments for Thursday and Friday – due to Snow

Cork University Hospital, South Infirmary, Bantry General Hospital, Mallow General Hospital – CANCEL appointments for Thursday and Friday – due to Snow

28 February 2018, Wendesday, 7.45pm By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie South / South West Hospital Group can confirm that in order to minimise unnecessary travel risks for patients, all elective and outpatient appointments have been cancelled for Thursday, 1st March, and Friday, 2nd March 2018 in Cork University Hospital; along with The South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital; […]

Meeting of ‘Plastic Free Kinsale’

Meeting of ‘Plastic Free Kinsale’

21 February 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Community initiative is cutting through the recycling confusion ‘Plastic Free Kinsale’, a new community initiative to reduce unnecessary plastic use and increase recycling, was launched in January by Madeleine Murray and Tara Shine. A recycling workshop has been organised in conjunction with Transition Towns Kinsale and Tidy Towns […]

HEALTH POLITICS: Young adults on Cork’s Northside getting raw deal on OT assessments – Kelleher

HEALTH POLITICS: Young adults on Cork’s Northside getting raw deal on OT assessments – Kelleher

20 February 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie 49% of all young Cork people waiting for 1st assessment are on City’s Northside Cork North Central TD, Billy Kelleher has said that children on Cork’s Northside face significantly longer delays in accessing Occupational Therapy services than their peers across the rest of Cork and Kerry. Billy Kelleher […]

CORK CITY CENTRE: Affidea open competitor to VHI Swiftcare Clinic

CORK CITY CENTRE: Affidea open competitor to VHI Swiftcare Clinic

19 February 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Affidea today officially opened its first ExpressCare clinic in Ireland in the Elysian building in Cork City to serve the people of Cork and surrounding areas. An Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Mr Simon Coveney TD, attended the opening of Affidea’s new state-of-the-art clinic. Affidea’s […]