Buttimer calls for Cork Councils to use the millions allocated to them for housing

Buttimer calls for Cork Councils to use the millions allocated to them for housing

29 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan daivd@TheCork.ie Cork South Central Fine Gael TD Jerry Buttimer has called for both Cork City and County councils to draw down the sizeable sums of money that has been allocated to them to tackle the housing crisis. Deputy Buttimer’s calls came as he welcomed news that the Department is […]

Pharma Conference begins in Cork

Pharma Conference begins in Cork

23 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Minister at State, Sean Sherlock TD today opened the fifth PharmaChemical Ireland (PCI), Parenteral Drugs Association (PDA), International Pharmaceutical Engineers (ISPE) Conference in the Radisson Hotel, Little Island, Cork. Delighted to give opening address PharmaChem Ireland this am in Little Island. The shift in the sector is from […]

Roy Keane opens new unit in Marymount Hospice

Roy Keane opens new unit in Marymount Hospice

23 September 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Marymount University Hospital & Hospice officially opened its new interventional pain service facility at Marymount, Curraheen, Cork this morning. Republic of Ireland’s soccer management team Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane performed the official opening. Dr. John Browne, consultant pain specialist, instigated the interventional pain service for patients with […]

Cork products could be in line for special EU Protection

Cork products could be in line for special EU Protection

18 September 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork based Deirdre Clune has welcomed the decision of the European Commission to explore the possibility of extending the European geographical scheme to nonagricultural products. Traditional Irish products from Cork Crystal to Clones Lace to hurleys have all been identified in an EU report as products that could […]

Give Blood today in #Cork

Give Blood today in #Cork

14 September 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Giving blood then takes only around 8 to 15 minutes. The total volume of blood taken is 470ml, which is less than a pint. After making a donation* (*in Ireland givers are not paid) you will then be advised to rest for a short period before going to […]

Construction of Sewerage treatment plant begins in Shanbally

Construction of Sewerage treatment plant begins in Shanbally

8 September 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie They used to be called sewerage works, but now they are “wastewater treatment plants”, but regardless of the changing terms today is a good day for Cork Harbour. Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Alan Kelly TD, this morning turned the sod to mark the start […]

What is Dementia? There’s a free workshop about it next week in #Cork

8 September 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Next week, Wednesday, 16th September, Home Instead Senior Care will host a complimentary workshop for family carers in Cork. The purpose of the workshop is to support family carers in taking care of loved ones with Alzheimer’s or dementia at home. The workshop takes place between 10.30am-12.30pm at […]

400 people run, swim, and cycle in Farran Woods in Musgrave Triathlon

400 people run, swim, and cycle in Farran Woods in Musgrave Triathlon

30 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Musgrave Triathlon took place in Farran Woods, Cork yesterday with 400 participants taking the plunge in this year’s charity triathlon challenge. The Musgrave Triathlon, which is now in its fourteenth year, has raised over €3.7 million for Irish charities to date. The fundraising target for the 2015 […]

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