Youghal to get €12.5m Wastewater Treatment Plant

Youghal to get €12.5m Wastewater Treatment Plant

19 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Irish Water, Ireland’s national water utility responsible for providing and developing water and waste water services throughout Ireland, has signed a contract with EPS and Sorensen Civil Engineering Joint Venture for the construction of a new €12.5 million wastewater treatment plant in Youghal, Co. Cork, as part of […]

Busy day for Courtmacsherry RNLI Lifeboat

Busy day for Courtmacsherry RNLI Lifeboat

18 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Courtmacsherry All Weather RNLI Lifeboat was called out at 6.40 pm last evening Mon to go to the immediate aid of a 22 ft speedboat that got into difficulties and was taking in Water off the Inner Barrell Rocks near the Old Head of Kinsale in West […]

Become a Bazzerfest fun-razor host in aid of The Mercy Cancer Appeal

Become a Bazzerfest fun-razor host in aid of The Mercy Cancer Appeal

17 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie This September hundreds of Corkonians will shave their heads for Bazzerfest in support of a loved one with cancer, raising funds for The Mercy Cancer Appeal. The Mercy Hospital Foundation is now looking for bars, sports clubs and businesses around the county to host one of these “fun-razor” […]

Cork Politicians drop toxic brandname “Irish Water” in favour of “Uisce Eireann”

Cork Politicians drop toxic brandname “Irish Water” in favour of “Uisce Eireann”

17 August 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The following email arrived in our inbox “Local Labour TD Michael McCarthy has welcomed news on progress to connect Belgooly to the mains supply in Riverstick.” Quite normal, but then it goes on to say “…In December 2014, Uisce Éireann commenced work on a 500m section of the […]

Who is Cork’s Carer of the Year?

Who is Cork’s Carer of the Year?

13 August 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie According to the last Census there are over 22,428 family carers in Cork. The Carers Association is asking people across the county to nominate their chosen carer and recognise their work providing essential care in the home to loved ones, who are often frail, have poor health or […]

New Waste Water treatment plant in Shanbally Cork

New Waste Water treatment plant in Shanbally Cork

12 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Irish Water, Ireland’s national utility responsible for providing and developing water and wastewater services throughout Ireland, started works this week on a new waste water treatment plant in Shanbally as part of the Cork Lower Harbour Main Drainage Project. Irish Water is to make an overall investment of […]

Nurse named as Cork Person is the Month

Nurse named as Cork Person is the Month

7 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Visionary County Cork Nurse, Pat McMahon from Meelin, Newmarket, has been named July Cork Person of the Month to mark his inspirational life and work in India over the past eleven years, especially in his fight against malnutrition. Pat co-founded a free children’s hospital and community malnutrition centre […]

CUH charity cycle to take place in October

CUH charity cycle to take place in October

5 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A charity cycle to raise much needed funds for cancer services and essential medical equipment across all departments at Cork University Hospital (CUH) is to take place in October, CUH Charity has announced. Funds raised from the cycle will go towards initiatives such as refurbishing a new step-down […]

Cork state run nursing homes face risk of closure – Murphy O’Mahony

Cork state run nursing homes face risk of closure – Murphy O’Mahony

5 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Government is failing older people by refusing to put in place a credible plan to ensure state run nursing homes adhere to HIQA accommodation standards, according to Fianna Fáil General Election candidate for Cork South-West Cllr Margaret Murphy O’Mahony. Cllr Murphy O’Mahony pointed out that Minister for […]

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