Skype calls can’t replace real clinics in mental health – Buckley

Skype calls can’t replace real clinics in mental health – Buckley

6 December 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin Mental Health spokesperson Pat Buckley TD has slammed the claims by the Minister of State for Mental Health Jim Daly that psychiatrist vacancies in child and adolescent services can be dealt with through Skype calls. Deputy Buckley said; “Telemedicine can supplement direct in person healthcare but […]

SOCCER: Damien Delaney leaves Cork City FC

SOCCER: Damien Delaney leaves Cork City FC

6 December 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork City FC wish to confirm that Damien Delaney and the club have agreed to the mutual cancellation of his contract with the club. The former Republic of Ireland international returned to the club in July after nearly 20 years in the English leagues, with his final six […]

How can Credit Unions help Ireland’s housing crisis?

How can Credit Unions help Ireland’s housing crisis?

6 December 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has called on the Government to allow Credit Unions to play their part in solving the housing crisis. The Ireland South MEP was speaking after meeting with the Irish League of Credit Unions (ILCU) in the European Parliament in recent days. Ms […]

WEST CORK: Ludgate Business Hub is a success

WEST CORK: Ludgate Business Hub is a success

5 December 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork South West Minister Jim Daly has said the investment of two million Euros by Enterprise Minister Heather Humphreys in Ludgate hub is another example of; ‘’this governments determination to bring jobs opportunity and enterprise to rural Ireland’’. The Minister said; ‘’The government has seen the fantastic work […]

CHRISTMAS IN CORK CITY: #Stats 40 Christmas trees and 60,000 Christmas lights to adorn Cork city this Christmas

4 December 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City Council has installed over 40 Christmas trees this year, all peppered around the city centre and suburbs to celebrate its brightest Christmas yet! St Patrick’s Street has seen an increase of 5,000 lights – we now have 60,000 lights twinkling across the city. While ‘Glow – […]

CORK CLUBS: Carrigaline Toastmasters seeks new members

CORK CLUBS: Carrigaline Toastmasters seeks new members

3 December 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Where can you meet new friends, learn interesting and unusual information, develop your unrealised public speaking and leadership skills, and, most of all, enjoy yourself?! The Carrigaline Toastmasters Club, offers all this and more. Club PRO Rona Coghlan told TheCork.ie: “We are different to other clubs/organisations. We like […]

Minister Creed announces upgrade to Marine Data Buoy Network valued at €300,000

Minister Creed announces upgrade to Marine Data Buoy Network valued at €300,000

3 December 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Minister Creed T.D. has announced an investment of over €700,000 in the Marine Data Buoy Network. The additional funding will provide for both ongoing operations and a significant upgrading of the existing infrastructure. Speaking from the research vessel RV Celtic […]

Cork MEP to introduce legislation against super trawlers

Cork MEP to introduce legislation against super trawlers

2 December 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada is to bring forward legislation to the European Parliament aimed at halting the illegal activity of super trawlers. The Ireland South MEP, who sits on the EU Fisheries Committee, said she wanted to see super trawlers banned outright from Irish waters but […]