What is it like to have dementia?

What is it like to have dementia?

19 June 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Family and carers get glimpse of ‘life with dementia’ in Cork Right at Home brings Virtual Dementia Tour to Cork to build understanding and empathy around dementia Right at Home, one of Ireland’s leading homecare providers, brought the Virtual Dementia Tour to Cork on Wednesday, 12th June 2019, […]

Air Ambulance one step closer – says Cork based Director

Air Ambulance one step closer – says Cork based Director

17 June 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie ICRR welcomes contract signing for new Air Ambulance Service Call for Date when Air Ambulance will go Airborne Irish Community Rapid Response today welcomed the announcement by the Department of Health that a service contract has been signed – and Ireland’s first community Air ambulance will be airborne […]

MSD Brinny raises over €30,000 for Irish Cancer Society #CSR

MSD Brinny raises over €30,000 for Irish Cancer Society #CSR

13 June 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The 800 strong team in MSD Brinny recently embraced flower power to raise an incredible €30,000 to celebrate Daffodil Day 2019, which will be used to fund the Irish Cancer Society’s free supports for cancer patients. The funds were raised through a creative combination of activities which included […]

New wastewater treatment plants in Coachford, Innishannon, Ballyvourney/Ballymakeera and Dripsey

New wastewater treatment plants in Coachford, Innishannon, Ballyvourney/Ballymakeera and Dripsey

6 June 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Water is delighted to announce the signing of a contract with EPS Group Ltd. for the delivery of four new wastewater treatment plants in Coachford, Innishannon, Ballyvourney/Ballymakeera and Dripsey. Existing wastewater infrastructure in these areas is overloaded and outdated. This new project will provide new plants in […]

Ifac Fundrasing for Pieta House

Ifac Fundrasing for Pieta House

4 June 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ifac recently raised €10,000 for suicide and self-harm prevention charity, Pieta House. Ifac, the professional services firm for the Irish farming, food and agribusiness sector, have an office in Cork that contributed substantially to raising these much needed funds. Pictures from L-R Cathy Drummond, Fundraising at Pieta House, […]

RehabCare funding confirmed as services are secured for Cork South West -Murphy O’Mahony

RehabCare funding confirmed as services are secured for Cork South West -Murphy O’Mahony

23 May 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Disability, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony TD, has welcomed news that €2m in funding has been secured for RehabCare but warned families and service users in the West Cork area should not have had to endure such fear in the lead up to the confirmation of […]

HEALTH POLITICS: Over 100,000 waiting on essential therapies – Murphy O’Mahony

HEALTH POLITICS: Over 100,000 waiting on essential therapies – Murphy O’Mahony

10 May 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Recent figures provided to Fianna Fáil Disability spokesperson, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony show that more than 100,000 are waiting for services in either speech and language therapy, occupational therapy or physiotherapy. “These latest figures show that 103,244 people were on waiting lists in February this year. The data does […]