Cork nurses graduate at University Hospital Waterford

Cork nurses graduate at University Hospital Waterford

26 September 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie University Hospital Waterford hosted a celebration ceremony for the Waterford Institute of Technology General Nursing class of 2019 this week (25th September). To mark the end of their training and placements in the various hospitals and healthcare facilities across the HSE South East Area, the Hospital held its […]

PEOPLE OF CORK – stop parking on footpaths #MakeWayDay

PEOPLE OF CORK – stop parking on footpaths #MakeWayDay

26 September 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Make Way Day 2019 Cork County Council is this year, once again, putting its support behind Make Way Day, a day of action organised by the Disability Federation of Ireland (DFI), which takes place nationally on Thursday September 26th. Disability groups, organisations and campaigners will be hitting the […]

HEALTH: Funding crisis in Disability Services in Cork

HEALTH: Funding crisis in Disability Services in Cork

24 September 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Disability Margaret Murphy O’Mahony TD has called on Government Ministers to ensure that warnings of a funding crisis in essential disability services are taken on board. The Cork South West TD was expressing her concerns following a recent meeting with the Cope Foundation, the […]

Dental staff shortages resulting in huge delays for children in West Cork – Margaret O’Mahony

Dental staff shortages resulting in huge delays for children in West Cork – Margaret O’Mahony

23 September 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South West Margaret Murphy O’Mahony says dental staff vacancies across West Cork must be addressed as a matter of urgency as some children are not receiving their routine dental check ups before they leave primary school. Deputy Murphy O’Mahony has been contacted by […]

Cork Business people sleep outdoors to highlight homelessness

Cork Business people sleep outdoors to highlight homelessness

21 September 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Spike Island lends itself to highlighting just how isolating life can be for people who are homeless or in danger of falling into homelessness. Shine A Light Night 2019, proudly supported by Bord Gais Energy is only four weeks away with the Business Leaders Sleep Out this year […]

Making a Difference with #Team Mercy Join the Mercy University Hospital Foundation for this year’s Women’s Mini Marathon on Sunday, September 22nd

Making a Difference with #Team Mercy Join the Mercy University Hospital Foundation for this year’s Women’s Mini Marathon on Sunday, September 22nd

16 September 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Making a Difference with #Team Mercy Join the Mercy University Hospital Foundation for this year’s Women’s Mini Marathon on Sunday, September 22nd With Cork’s annual Women’s Mini Marathon on the horizon, The Mercy University Hospital Foundation is now inviting you to join the 2019 #TeamMercy and be part […]

Life Saving Defilbrators installed in West Cork

Life Saving Defilbrators installed in West Cork

15 September 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie As part of a cross-agency initiative between the HSE, National Ambulance Service and An Garda Síochana life-saving heart defilbrators have been successfully installed in Garda stations across Cork County. These include stations in: Bantry, Bandon, Skibberean, Kinsale, Clonakilty, Castletownbere, and Kilbrittain. The HSE supplied the heart defilbrator devices, while full […]

#CSR – Cork Headquartered Heineken fundraises for Pieta House

12 September 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Three Speed: Heineken Ireland trio get into gear to raise funds for Pieta House Three Heineken Ireland employees, Peter Furlong, Jer O’Callaghan and Kieran Brennan, have set off today on an epic two-wheeled journey that will see them cycle nearly 1,000km from HEINEKEN Ireland ’s Leitrim Street brewery […]

Cobh man Trevor Cummins set to run Berlin Marathon in aid of the Mercy Cancer Appeal on September 29th

Cobh man Trevor Cummins set to run Berlin Marathon in aid of the Mercy Cancer Appeal on September 29th

8 September 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Currently undergoing three weeks of altitude training in St. Moritz, Switzerland, Cobh man Trevor Cummins is applying the final touches to his preparations ahead of his participation in the Berlin Marathon on Sunday, September 29th. The strength and conditioning coach, who last year completed the Amsterdam Marathon and […]

Cork Mini Marathon 2019

Cork Mini Marathon 2019

3 September 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Will you join #TeamMercy this year on 22nd September? Last year more than 100 enthusiastic lads and lassies joined #TeamMercy for the Cork Mini Marathon. Hailed as Munster’s premier 4-mile road race, the Cork Mini Marathon is set to be another huge success this year. Proceeds raised will […]