Woman dies in car accident near Fermoy

Woman dies in car accident near Fermoy

18 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan davod@TheCork.ie Gardaí in Fermoy are investigating a road traffic collision in which a woman in her 30s was killed. The collision occurred on the R628, Castlelyons to Conna (South East of Fermoy) road at approximately 8:30am this morning when a car collided with an SUV. The woman driver of […]

Fatal road traffic collision outside Bandon

Fatal road traffic collision outside Bandon

14 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Gardaí are investigating a fatal road traffic collision which occurred at Coolfadda, Bandon, County Cork last night The two vehicle collision occurred on the R586 at Coolfadda shortly before 6pm. A man, 30 years, driver of one of the cars, suffered fatal injuries. He was taken to Cork […]

Customs seize Tobacco in Cork

12 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie As a result of an on-going operation focusing on the illegal importation of cigarettes and tobacco, officers from Revenue’s Customs Service, yesterday seized 17kgs of tobacco with an approximate retail value of €8,200  in Cork. Initially Revenue’s detection dog, Harvey, gave a positive reaction to a package containing […]

Green light for Mercy

2 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Visiting restrictions at Cork’s Mercy University Hospital (MUH) have been lifted and normal visiting arrangements have resumed. MUH management have praised staff for dealing effectively with the recent cases of influenza and the winter vomitingbug at the hospital.Management have alsoacknowledged the difficulties experienced by patients and their families […]

Fourth Kinsale Pink Ribbon Walk

1 March 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Earlier today almost 1,100 walkers and runners raised over €50,000 (and counting) on the fourth Kinsale Pink Ribbon Walk, to benefit Action Breast Cancer, a programme of the Irish Cancer Society. After a very wet start, divine intervention happened and the sun came out allowing the Sea of […]

Vomiting bug strikes St Finbarr’s Hospital

26 February 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Strict visitor restrictions have been introduced with immediate effect at the Rehabilitation Unit at St. Finbarr’s Hospital. The Unit is closed to admissions and the public are being asked to refrain from visiting the unit due to an outbreak of Norovirus at the unit. This is in the […]

Thank Mercy The Flu has Flown

10 February 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Visiting restrictions at Cork’s Mercy University Hospital (MUH), Cork have been lifted and normal visiting arrangements have fully resumed. The management at the hospital have praised staff for dealing effectively with the recent cases of influenza and have also sincerely thanked the public for their cooperation with the […]

Flu restrictions still in place at Mercy Hospital

9th February 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Visiting restrictions due to an increased number of Influenza cases at Cork’s Mercy University Hospital (MUH) will remain in place and will be reviewed again early tomorrow. While the situation regarding the number of influenza cases at the hospital is improving MUH will continue to restrict all hospital […]

Mercy Hospital visitor restrictions remain in place

8th February 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Visiting restrictions at Cork’s Mercy University Hospital (MUH) will remain in place and will be reviewed again tomorrow. MUH is restricting all hospital visits, with the exception of the children’s ward and critical care areas, due to an increased number of Influenza cases. The hospital has invoked visitor […]

FF Health spokesman Billy Kelleher accuses Health Minister of “another PR campaign”

FF Health spokesman Billy Kelleher accuses Health Minister of “another PR campaign”

23rd January 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Health Billy Kelleher has accused the Health Minister of launching another PR campaign rather than coming up with tangible measures to tackle the real problems facing our health service. On the very morning when we learn that the HSE has launched an investigation into […]

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