€1 bet on EuroMillions lands Cork punter €33,000 profit

€1 bet on EuroMillions lands Cork punter €33,000 profit

5 April 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Tiny Bet Crushes Odds Of 33,000/1 in EuroMillions A punter in Co Cork pulled off an incredible Lotto coup on Friday evening when their €1 flutter overcame massive odds to land a jaw-dropping amount of cash. The anonymous punter placed the tiny bet via their online BoyleSports account […]

#BLARNEY – Man dies after scrambler motorbike hits tree in woodland

#BLARNEY – Man dies after scrambler motorbike hits tree in woodland

5 April 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Gardaí are investigating a fatal collision involving a scrambler bike which occurred in Blarney, Co Cork yesterday, Saturday 4th April 2020. Gardaí received report of the incident, which took place on a public trail in a woodland area, at approximately 8pm. From initial investigations, it appears that the […]

We must fully utilise our world-renowned pharma sector in the fight against COVID-19 – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD

We must fully utilise our world-renowned pharma sector in the fight against COVID-19 – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD

4 April 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire has said that Ireland must fully utilise its domestic pharmaceutical industry in the fight against the Coronavirus emergency. Mr Ó Laoghaire added that Cork, Ringaskiddy in particular, is recognised internationally as a pharma hub and that the resources of the sector in […]

How to keep your children active during the COVID19 crisis

How to keep your children active during the COVID19 crisis

4 April 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Not sure what to do with the kids? Well for starters, don’t worry. As a parent, you are your child’s first teacher. Your home is a place where lots of learning is happening every day. Your most important job when it comes to your child’s learning is to […]

Free Online Writing Workshops compliments of County Council

Free Online Writing Workshops compliments of County Council

4 April 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council Library & Arts Service, with support from the Arts Council, is providing a series of free online writing workshops, designed to support creative writing throughout the county. Three new online courses, beginning on April 29th and running every Wednesday evening until late June, will offer […]

Newsagents and convenience stores providing excellent service to nation during #COVID-19 crisis

Newsagents and convenience stores providing excellent service to nation during #COVID-19 crisis

4 April 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie CSNA members are working tirelessly to serve their local communities across Cork Vincent Jennings CEO of The Convenience Stores and Newsagents Association (CSNA) has praised members and their hardworking staff for going above and beyond the call of duty when serving the needs of their local communities during […]

Free groceries, free meals, and free delivery for front-line medical teams

Free groceries, free meals, and free delivery for front-line medical teams

3 April 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie fudi&more, a Cork-based eatery with four outlets and a large-scale grocery distribution and food production facility in Marina Commercial Park, Cork, has today answered Ireland’s call to ensure that crucial front-line medical staff receive the nutrition and care they deserve in the escalating COVID-19 emergency. Following on An […]

ePrescribing: Electronic prescriptions can now legally be accepted by pharmacies

ePrescribing: Electronic prescriptions can now legally be accepted by pharmacies

3 April 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Minister for Health Signs Regulations to Assist with Prescriptions during COVID-19 Another traditional paper-based system goes digital during crisis Minister for Health Simon Harris has today (Friday, April 3rd) signed two statutory instruments to relieve some of the pressures on our GPs, pharmacists and patients in accessing prescriptions. […]

“Virtual” events to offer advice for teenagers, and now also parents, during challenging times

“Virtual” events to offer advice for teenagers, and now also parents, during challenging times

3 April 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie TeenTalks Goes Online to Offer Support During COVID-19 Crisis Cork County Council’s TeenTalks events may have been postponed, but as COVID-19 affects our entire community, it is now more important than ever to communicate. The TeenTalks series was initially designed to support teenagers with their Health & Wellbeing, […]