SOLIDARITY v FINE GAEL: Cork North Central TD unhappy with comments from Cork South West TD over home help finances

SOLIDARITY v FINE GAEL: Cork North Central TD unhappy with comments from Cork South West TD over home help finances

13 July 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork North Central TD Mick Barry (Solidarity) this morning slammed comments from the newly-appointed Minister for State for Older People Jim Daly TD (Fine Gael) that a charge should be introduced for the HSE home help service. Minister Daly told the Sunday Business Post last weekend: “People should […]

WALKING: Ireland’s first fully guided pilgrim journey launched – Cork’s St. Finbarr’s Pilgrim Path included on Irish Pilgrim Passport

WALKING: Ireland’s first fully guided pilgrim journey launched – Cork’s St. Finbarr’s Pilgrim Path included on Irish Pilgrim Passport

13 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Ireland’s first fully-guided pilgrim journey has been launched today. The guided journey along Ireland’s passported pilgrim paths will take place during Heritage Week (19 – 26 August). The five ancient routes included on the Irish Pilgrim Passport are: Tochar Phadraig, Co Mayo; St Kevin’s Way, Co Wicklow; Cosán […]

LAW: Tougher new Rules introduced for Personal Injury Claims – says Cork firm of Solicitors

LAW: Tougher new Rules introduced for Personal Injury Claims – says Cork firm of Solicitors

12 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Tougher New Rules Introduced for Personal Injury Claims The government is aiming to drive more personal injury claims through the state’s Personal Injury Assessment Board, with the aim of reducing the cost of motor insurance, including here in Cork. All personal injury claims must go through the Injuries […]

CHARITY: UCC Sport Raises €14k for CUH Charity Children’s Unit Appeal

CHARITY: UCC Sport Raises €14k for CUH Charity Children’s Unit Appeal

11 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie   UCC Sport, representing all sports clubs at University College Cork selected CUH Charity as their official charity partner for 2016/2017 and chose to focus their fundraising efforts on the Children’s Unit Appeal. As a result of many student-led fundraising activities over the last nine months, they recently […]

CHARITY: Dusk ‘til Dawn Charity Cycle takes place tonight at 11pm from Cork City to Crosshaven

CHARITY: Dusk ‘til Dawn Charity Cycle takes place tonight at 11pm from Cork City to Crosshaven

7 July 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City’s business community will be in a spin as it joins FitzGerald Solicitors for their fourth annual Dusk ‘til Dawn charity cycle tonight at 11pm. FitzGerald Solicitors are the driving force behind the overnight cycling fundraiser in aid of the Munster branches of Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI) […]

HEALTH: ‘BUMBLEance’ Children’s Ambulance Service creates Cork based fundraising committee

HEALTH: ‘BUMBLEance’ Children’s Ambulance Service creates Cork based fundraising committee

6 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie BUMBLEance, The Children’s National Ambulance Service, is delighted to announce the launch of a new Cork based BUMBLEance fundraising committee. The Cork Committee is compiled of a variety of Cork companies and professionals (listed below) from all walks of life and includes well known Cork businesses such as […]

SOCIAL INCLUSION: Cork Lord Mayor launches ‘Young Knocknaheeny Programme’ – early intervention

SOCIAL INCLUSION: Cork Lord Mayor launches ‘Young Knocknaheeny Programme’ – early intervention

1 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Lord Mayor, Cllr Tony Fitzgerald has launched a groundbreaking early intervention document which seeks to consolidate supports to parents from pregnancy through to the early years in primary school. The Young Knocknaheeny Programme meet families during pregnancy, provides language programmes from 9 months and support childcare […]