Cork suffering from ‘Food poverty’ says Cllr

28 April 2015 By Bryan Smyth Anti Austerity Alliance Cllr Mick Barry this morning said that the Government’s Spring Statement would paint a rosy picture of economic recovery but that facts presented to last night’s meeting of Cork City Council showed that recovery is not touching the lives of hundreds of thousands of ordinary […]

Clonakilty man survives earthquake

27 April 2015 By Elaine Murphy Clonakilty born Declan Murphy, who founded the just-one charity (, 11 years ago which works to promote educational opportunities for disadvantaged and marginalised chiildren in Nepal at community level, has expressed his shock and sadness at the devastation caused by the earthquake there at the weekend. Declan who […]

Cork Mental Health Centre marks second anniversary

22 April 2015 By David O’Sullivan The “MyMind Centre for Mental Wellbeing” in Cork City is marking its second year of providing fast, affordable and accessible mental health services for the community. Minister (of State) for Primary Care, Social Care and Mental Health Kathleen Lynch will speak at the event at the Gresham Metropole […]

The biggest cause of death in Cork is cancer

24 March 2015 By Elaine Murphy Life Assurance company Irish Life, today revealed its annual claims data which shows that cancer was the biggest cause of Life Insurance and Specified Illness Cover claims in Cork in 2014, with more than €9.3 million paid out. The data details the illnesses and conditions that led to […]

Driver dies in Blackpool collision

Driver dies in Blackpool collision

24 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan Gardaí are investigating a fatal road traffic collision which occurred at Glen Avenue, Blackpool, Cork on Monday evening, 23rd March 2015 at around 7.50pm. A 51 year old man, driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, suffered fatal injuries when his car left the road and collided with […]

Cork Fertility Centre to host free fertility advice seminar

Cork Fertility Centre to host free fertility advice seminar

19 March 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan Cork Fertility Centre is to host a free information seminar on Saturday at the Kingsley Hotel at 10am. A team of consultant gynaecologists, scientists and fertility nurse specialists will deliver talks on maximising chance of conception and will explain different treatment options and techniques available. The seminar will […]

Rural areas needs GP’s

19 March 2015 By Elaine Murphy Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Health Billy Kelleher (Cork North Central) has said the Government’s failure to act on the escalating crisis in GP recruitment has left more than 30 rural communities without a vital primary healthcare service. Deputy Kelleher has called on the Minister for Health Leo Varadkar […]

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