EDUCATION: University College Cork wins ‘Best Student Campus’ at the Education Awards.

EDUCATION: University College Cork wins ‘Best Student Campus’ at the Education Awards.

26 May 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie University College Cork has been named the winner of Best Student Campus at the Education Awards. The final of the Education Awards, recognising excellence in the third-level sector in Ireland, were held this week at a ceremony in Dublin, attended by hundreds of education professionals. “We’re delighted to […]

HEALTH: First NATIONAL survey of patient experience goes live in five Cork hospitals

HEALTH: First NATIONAL survey of patient experience goes live in five Cork hospitals

26 May 2017 David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie   Five public hospitals in Cork are participating in the National Patient Experience Survey, a new nationwide survey asking patients for their views on hospital care. These hospitals include Mercy University Hospital, Bantry General Hospital, South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital, Mallow General Hospital, and Cork University Hospital. With an estimated […]

HEALTH: National Conference for Healthcare Assistants to take place in Marymount Hospice Cork

HEALTH: National Conference for Healthcare Assistants to take place in Marymount Hospice Cork

26 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The fourth National Conference for Healthcare Assistants will be held in Marymount University Hospital and Hospice, Cork on Friday 23rd June 2017. The topic for this year is “Embracing the Heart of Neurology”. Topics on the day include –Motor Neurone Disease, Stroke, Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis and speakers […]

SOCCER: Cork City FC v Shamrock Rovers – Match preview

SOCCER: Cork City FC v Shamrock Rovers – Match preview

26 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork City head into their third game in seven days when they face Shamrock Rovers at Turner’s Cross tonight. The Leesiders extended their unbeaten run in the league to 15 games and come into this fixture against Shamrock Rovers on the back of a comfortable 5-0 victory over […]

ENTERTAINMENT: Cork County Mayor’s Midsummer Charity Ball 2017 – tickets available from Cork County Council

ENTERTAINMENT: Cork County Mayor’s Midsummer Charity Ball 2017 – tickets available from Cork County Council

25 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie What: Cork County Mayor’s Midsummer Charity Ball 2017 When: 10 June at 7pm Where: Ground Floor, Cork County Hall, Carrigrohane Road, Cork This year’s Cork County Mayor’s Midsummer Charity Ball will raise funds for Down Syndrome Cork (Field of Dreams), Rebel Wheelers, Cork Association for Autism, Irish Guide Dogs, Down Syndrome Centre Cork, […]

DRUG DRIVING: Gardai need to be given more training – says Cork TD

DRUG DRIVING: Gardai need to be given more training – says Cork TD

25 May 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Tánaiste failing to provide training and resources to deliver roadside drug testing – Aindrias Moynihan TD (Fianna Fail) Cork North West TD, Aindrias Moynihan (Fianna Fail) has said that he concerned about the level of resources and training being provided to members of An Garda Síochána to implement […]

TRAVEL WOES: Cork MEP warns of the impact on business travel between Ireland and USA if laptop ban goes ahead

TRAVEL WOES: Cork MEP warns of the impact on business travel between Ireland and USA if laptop ban goes ahead

25 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Clune warns of the impact on business travel between Ireland and the US – if laptop ban goes ahead 3,684 weekly flights between European airports and the United States could be effected as the US look to extend the laptop ban on flights from Europe. Cork based MEP Deirdre […]

ENTERTAINMENT: ‘Feelgood Friday’ begins in Cork City Centre tomorrow

ENTERTAINMENT: ‘Feelgood Friday’ begins in Cork City Centre tomorrow

25 May 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie There will be a festival-like atmosphere in the Cork City centre tomorrow, with live music, free finger food, special offers, competitions, workshops, and lots of fun. Retailers, businesses organisations and the City Council come together to host Feelgood Friday, an exciting event that takes place throughout the streets of Cork […]