‘SmartVista’ Cardiac Monitoring Patch Signals a new Era in Digital Health

‘SmartVista’ Cardiac Monitoring Patch Signals a new Era in Digital Health

20 March 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie More than €4 million will be invested in a digital health project to bring a potentially lifesaving smart cardiac monitoring patch ‘SmartVista’ to life. As lead partner, Tyndall National Institute will work with international partners to develop the wearable biosensor technology for real-time wireless monitoring of remote patients. […]

Business still hopes for Cork Limerick Motorway

Business still hopes for Cork Limerick Motorway

19 March 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A welcome for the news that the planned upgrade of the Limerick – Cork route to motorway status is still included in Government plans has come from a leading mid-west businessman whose company, McHale Plant Sales of Birdhill, supplies construction equipment to the civil engineering sector. Michael McHale, […]

Insurance profits soar as customers pay the price – Kelleher

Insurance profits soar as customers pay the price – Kelleher

18 March 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Three major firms made combined profits of almost €200m last year Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Business, Enterprise & Innovation Billy Kelleher says insurance customers will be extremely frustrated to learn that three of the country’s main insurance companies made a combined profit of almost €200m in 2018. The […]

Cork schools to benefit from ICT funding

Cork schools to benefit from ICT funding

17 March 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork schools are set to benefit from a raft of new technology thanks to government funding, a Fine Gael Senator has said. Cork Senator Tim Lombard said: “all of our local school will receive grants to purchase key technology including tablets, cloud systems and projectors. I’m delighted that […]

WEST CORK: Islands Community Fund Scheme 2019

WEST CORK: Islands Community Fund Scheme 2019

16 March 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has launched West Cork Islands Community Fund Scheme 2019. Initiated by the Elected Members of Cork County Council when considering the 2019 budget, it was agreed to set aside a fund of €50,000 ring fenced to support Island community development through small scale capital and […]

Aengus MacGrianna calls on businesses in Cork to help ‘alpaca’ punch to cancer on Daffodil Day

Aengus MacGrianna calls on businesses in Cork to help ‘alpaca’ punch to cancer on Daffodil Day

14 March 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Donations needed to meet increasing demands for services like counselling – up 18% in two years Former RTE newsreader Aengus MacGrianna is urging businesses in Cork to support cancer patients and their families by getting behind the Irish Cancer Society’s Daffodil Day on Friday, March 22nd, to ensure […]

Experts advise the 85,000+ Smokers in Cork – Smokers Pay Thousands More for Life Cover

Experts advise the 85,000+ Smokers in Cork – Smokers Pay Thousands More for Life Cover

12 March 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Smokers can pay twice as much for life insurance than their non-smoking counterparts, according to figures released today by leading protection specialist Royal London. Experts at Royal London say they are flagging the cost comparisons now to further spur on the thousands of Irish people who are challenging […]

Cork Racing Punter Chases away Monday Blues With €29,229 Windfall

Cork Racing Punter Chases away Monday Blues With €29,229 Windfall

11 March 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A Cork punter chased away the Monday blues with an incredible €29,229.81 windfall with thanks to their savvy racing bets on Sunday’s cards at Warwick, Musselburgh and Naas. The customer who wishes to remain anonymous, placed a €1 ew accumulator, total stake €2, and a €1 Lucky 31, […]

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