County Cork prepares to re-open as COVID19 restrictions ease

County Cork prepares to re-open as COVID19 restrictions ease

4 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Town Teams across County Cork are ramping up their efforts to support communities and businesses as the country prepares for the lifting of some restrictions imposed to protect the community from COVID-19. Under the current government roadmap small retail outlets are set to reopen on the basis that […]

Tesco make donation to Mercy Hospital

Tesco make donation to Mercy Hospital

3 June 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie While the past number of weeks has been an extremely difficult period for the nation of Ireland as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have also witnessed many positive stories, shining a light on the goodwill and generosity from many individuals and businesses. At the Mercy University […]

How many cases of COVID19 in Cork so far?

How many cases of COVID19 in Cork so far?

3 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elane@TheCork.ie Latest data: Cork has 1,517 cases so far, during this current pandemic The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that a total of 3 people with COVID-19 have died. There have now been a total 1,659 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Tuesday 2 […]

When will 5km travel limit end? #COVID19

When will 5km travel limit end? #COVID19

1 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie In recent weeks everyone has been Googling ‘How far is 5km from my home’ and prior to that it was ‘How far is 2km from my home’, but the burning question now is when will the COVID-19 geographic restrictions on exercise zones end? Personally, I cannot wait to […]

Cork now has 1,514 cases of COVID 19

Cork now has 1,514 cases of COVID 19

1 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that one person with COVID-19 has died. There have now been a total 1,650* COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Sunday, 31 May, the HPSC has been notified of 77 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now […]

How has COVID19 affected your well-being?

How has COVID19 affected your well-being?

30 May 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie University College Cork’s School of Public Health to Undertake Key Survey to Determine Impact of Covid-19 on People’s Wellbeing Estimating the impact of public health measures on physical, psychological and social wellbeing: UCC in collaboration with Ipsos The College of Medicine and Health, UCC stated that Professor Ivan […]

COMMUNITY SPIRIT: Farranree and Fairhill voluntary groups excel during COVID19

COMMUNITY SPIRIT: Farranree and Fairhill voluntary groups excel during COVID19

30 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Farranree and Fairhill local community and voluntary groups are hard at work for their community. Working alongside the Cork City Community Response Forum (CRF), local heroes are continuing to work around the clock to ensure everyone is well looked after. Some recent highlights include: The Springboard project have […]

SIX new cases of COVID19 confirmed in Cork in past 24 hours

SIX new cases of COVID19 confirmed in Cork in past 24 hours

29 May 2020, Friday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Deaths There have now been a total 1,645 COVID-19 related deaths across Ireland. Confirmed cases As of midnight Thursday 28th May the HPSC has been notified of 39 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 24,876 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland, of which […]

One way PEDESTRIAN streets? City Hall are considering COVID19 options to minimise risks

One way PEDESTRIAN streets? City Hall are considering COVID19 options to minimise risks

29 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie We have all heard of the one-way movement of traffic on streets, and in fact, Cork City has many such streets, but what about controlling the movement of pedestrians in the same way? Cork City Council has today launched an online public consultation survey inviting the public, communities, […]

EAST CORK: GAA club and parish fundraise for Mercy Hospital Cancer Appeal

EAST CORK: GAA club and parish fundraise for Mercy Hospital Cancer Appeal

29 May 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie On Monday, June 1st St. Colman’s Juvenile GAA Club will host a charity fundraiser, raising vital funds for the Mercy University Hospital Foundation’s Cancer Appeal which has a close connection to the club. The club, which incorporates the parish of Cloyne, Shanagarry, Ballycotton, Churchtown South and Ballycroneen for […]

Cork Hospital’s remind public to maintain 2 metre social distancing and hand washing

Cork Hospital’s remind public to maintain 2 metre social distancing and hand washing

29 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie As temperatures are set to increase over the June bank holiday weekend, management at South / South West Hospital Group are appealing to members of the public to continue to follow the Government’s Covid-19 guidelines relating to social distancing and hand hygiene, to ensure that they do not […]