Taoiseach Michael Martin to switch on official Christmas lights at Marymount

Taoiseach Michael Martin to switch on official Christmas lights at Marymount

5 December 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Marymount University Hospice and Hospital is delighted to announce that An Taoiseach Michael Martin will switch on the official Christmas lights at Marymount on Sunday 6th December in a very small closed event that will be streamed live through Marymount’s Facebook page. Ordinarily on the first Sunday of […]

State must remove all barriers for people with disabilities – Holly Cairns TD

State must remove all barriers for people with disabilities – Holly Cairns TD

3 December 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Speaking on International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Social Democrats TD Holly Cairns said it is important for the State to recognise the challenges, achievements and realities of being a person with a disability in Ireland. Holly, who is the Social Democrats spokesperson for Disability Issues, said: “This […]

Women and Children emergency accomodation charity ‘Good Shepherd Cork’ (better known as @EdelHouseCork) seeks Christmas donations

Women and Children emergency accomodation charity ‘Good Shepherd Cork’ (better known as @EdelHouseCork) seeks Christmas donations

2 December 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Charity well known for ‘Edel House, Cork City Centre’ seeks xmas donations With Christmas fast approaching, and children around the country eagerly anticipating Santa’s arrival on Christmas Eve, please spare a thought for families who will be homeless in Cork this Christmas. Children currently living in accommodation provided […]

Medical Tattoos no longer needed for Radiotherapy thanks to new tech at CUH

Medical Tattoos no longer needed for Radiotherapy thanks to new tech at CUH

1 December 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Hospital is the first public centre in Ireland to utilise this type of technology The Radiation Oncology Department at Cork University Hospital (CUH) has installed new state-of-the-art surface guided technology that will make the patient experience more comfortable with pin-point accuracy, improving therapy delivery and enabling the Centre […]

COVID19 testing centre gets shelter to protect staff from winter weather

COVID19 testing centre gets shelter to protect staff from winter weather

1 December 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie TD for Cork North Central Padraig O’Sullivan has welcomed delivery of the shelter at the Covid Testing Centre at St Mary’s Primary Care Centre campus (still commonly known locally as “The Orthopaedic” Hospital). Deputy O’Sullivan commented “This shelter is long overdue. The staff at St. Mary’s Testing Centre […]

Marymount announced as the new beneficiary of the Ryan’s SuperValu ‘Bag for Life’

Marymount announced as the new beneficiary of the Ryan’s SuperValu ‘Bag for Life’

28 November 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Are you will to pay €3 for a supermarket bag? You would be supporting charity The Ryan’s SuperValu Group, which has 3 Cork stores; Glanmire, Grange, and Togher and a fourth store in Kilmallock, Co. Limerick, have teamed up with Marymount Hospice to launch their new and aptly […]

Cork Call Centre helps RTE Late Late Toy Show with donations admin

Cork Call Centre helps RTE Late Late Toy Show with donations admin

28 November 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Abtran employees in Cork & Sligo on phones this weekend to accept donations for children’s charities Abtran, the Cork based ‘Business Process Outsourcing company’, is instrumental in supporting the success of the RTE Late Late Toy Show Appeal. The Irish company’s staff in Cork and Sligo are taking […]

Cope Foundation annual Christmas fundraiser

28 November 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Funds raised will be used for assistive technology, enabling people to live healthier, more independent lives and remain connected to loved ones. Cope Foundation this week launched their annual festive fundraiser, “Cope’s Very Cork Christmas” which will raise much-needed funds for people with intellectual disabilities and/or autism and […]

Mercy University Hospital Foundation launches 2020 Christmas Appeal

Mercy University Hospital Foundation launches 2020 Christmas Appeal

27 November 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Supporting Cork’s cancer patients through the Covid-19 pandemic this Christmas While 2020 has been an incredibly difficult year for everyone, some have been impacted by Covid-19 much more than others. For the thousands of people across Cork who are currently going through a cancer journey, the ongoing pandemic […]

Ireland should look to Nordic countries in allowing patients access to their medical records – Colm Burke TD

Ireland should look to Nordic countries in allowing patients access to their medical records – Colm Burke TD

25 November 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork North Central Deputy Colm Burke, Fine Gael’s spokesperson on health, said, “There have been changes in how healthcare is delivered as a result of Covid-19, with GPs changing how they deliver patient care by providing assessments over the telephone and through the use of video technology. “Never […]