Marymount seeks volunteers for Sunflower Days

Marymount seeks volunteers for Sunflower Days

5 June 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Marymount University Hospital and Hospice urgently need volunteers to support its Sunflower Days – which are taking part throughout Cork city and county on Friday 8th and Saturday 9th June. If you are interested in helping out at a street or shopping centre collection on either day please […]

Vera Twomey is the Cork Person of the Month

Vera Twomey is the Cork Person of the Month

3 June 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Campaigner Vera Twomey is the May Cork Person of the Month in recognition of her courageous fight for her daughter Ava to receive treatment for a rare form of epilepsy. Ms Twomey rose to national prominence during a three-year campaign to secure access to medicinal cannabis to treat […]

Griffith College to host Cork Educate Together Secondary School at its Wellington Road campus for two years

Griffith College to host Cork Educate Together Secondary School at its Wellington Road campus for two years

30 May 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Educate Together and Griffith College Cork today reached an agreement to rent lecture rooms to Cork Educate Together Secondary School, at Griffith’s five-acre, third-level higher education college on Wellington Road. A permanent site for the school was recently purchased by the Department of Education and Skills in Douglas […]

‘Climb to Remember’ – remember loved ones and support The Mercy Hospital Foundation

‘Climb to Remember’ – remember loved ones and support The Mercy Hospital Foundation

27 May 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie What: Climb to Remember’ – remember loved ones and support The Mercy Hospital Foundation When: Sunday, 10th June 2018 Where: The Galtee Mountains The annual charity ‘Climb to Remember’ takes place on Sunday, June 10th and will see people from all over Munster rise to the challenge of […]

PHOTOS: Cork County Council launch ‘Ring Buoy’ Mascot to remind citizens to REBEL against Ring Buoy vandalism

PHOTOS: Cork County Council launch ‘Ring Buoy’ Mascot to remind citizens to REBEL against Ring Buoy vandalism

27 May 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Shannon Griffin and Erin Pettit-Mee of Ardfield NS, helping at the launch of ‘Rebel’ the ring buoy mascot in Rosscarbery for County Cork, reminding everyone to rebel against ring buoy vandalism. Picture: David Keane.

Calling on Cork City Marathon participants to go the extra mile with #TeamMercy on Sunday, June 3rd

Calling on Cork City Marathon participants to go the extra mile with #TeamMercy on Sunday, June 3rd

19 May 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Calling on Cork City Marathon participants to go the extra mile with #TeamMercy on Sunday, June 3rd With just over two weeks to go until the Cork City Marathon, the Mercy Hospital Foundation is approaching the home stretch and is calling on individuals and teams to join #TeamMercy […]

Cork City’s 8th Annual LGBTI+ Awareness Week

Cork City’s 8th Annual LGBTI+ Awareness Week

15 May 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Theme: Cork – A Republic of Equals When: 13th -19th May 2018 The official launch of Cork LGBT Awareness Week took Cork City Hall yesterday. The Lord Mayor, Cllr. Tony Fitzgerald will launch the event and music is provided by ‘Choral Con Fusion’, Cork’s LGBT Community Choir. This […]

ON THE MOVE: Mitchelstown native appoined CEO of LauraLynn, Ireland’s Children’s Hospice

ON THE MOVE: Mitchelstown native appoined CEO of LauraLynn, Ireland’s Children’s Hospice

10 May 2018 By Mary Bermimgham mary@TheCork.ie LauraLynn, Ireland’s Children’s Hospice, recently confirmed the appointment of Orla O’Brien as CEO. LauraLynn is the only children’s hospice providing support and palliative care for children with life-limiting conditions and their families across Ireland, with care delivered in their hospice, at a hospital, in the community, or at […]

EXERCISE: 5k run in Fota Wildlife Park

EXERCISE: 5k run in Fota Wildlife Park

8 May 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Alex O’Shea, better known as the Guinness Book of Records holding “Running Fireman” launched this years annual Cheetah Run which is hosted by Fota Wildlife Park in conjunction with Eagle Athletic Club. The Cheetah Run, a race run over 5 kilometres for adults and now also a one-mile […]