PICTURES: Glanmire of Co Cork triumph at the Macra/FBD Farmskills National Finals

PICTURES: Glanmire of Co Cork triumph at the Macra/FBD Farmskills National Finals

16 August 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Glanmire’s success at the Tullamore show in the Macra/FBD Farmskills competition means the Stephen Cullinane Cup passes to the Seandun Region of Co Cork for 2017. The Macra/FBD Farmskills title will pass from Caheragh, Carbery to Glanmire, Seandun but will remain in Cork for 2017 after Glanmire fought […]

HOSPITAL WAITING LISTS: 91,197 hospital bed days lost through delayed discharges in first half of 2017

HOSPITAL WAITING LISTS: 91,197 hospital bed days lost through delayed discharges in first half of 2017

16 August 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie HSE figures provided to the Fianna Fáil Health Spokesperson Billy Kelleher TD (Cork North Central) show that more than 90,000 bed days were lost in the hospital system so far this year owing to delayed discharges. Patients are classified as delayed discharges when they no longer need to […]

HISTORY: Cork marks centenary of the birth of Jack Lynch (1917-1999) who twice served as Taoiseach (1966-1973 & 1977-1979)

HISTORY: Cork marks centenary of the birth of Jack Lynch (1917-1999) who twice served as Taoiseach (1966-1973 & 1977-1979)

16 August 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Yesterday (Tuesday August 15th 2017) a ceremony was held in St. Finbarr’s Cemetry, Cork to mark the centenary of the birth of Jack Lynch. Cork City Lord Mayor Cllr Tony Fitzgerald, who is also a member of Fianna Fail, made the following speech. Speech of Lord Mayor “Many […]

LEAVING CERT: Cork Institute of Technology comments on results day

LEAVING CERT: Cork Institute of Technology comments on results day

16 August 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Head of Student Affairs at the Cork Institute of Technology, Dr Dan Collins, has congratulated and offered his best wishes and that of his colleagues at CIT to all students who today receive the results of the 2017 Leaving Certificate Examination. Dr Collins indicated that while ‘this […]

HOUSING CRISIS: OAPs concerned about being booted out of houses and into nursing homes – to free up houses for YOUNG people – warns Cork opposition TD

HOUSING CRISIS: OAPs concerned about being booted out of houses and into nursing homes – to free up houses for YOUNG people – warns Cork opposition TD

16 August 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork North West TD, Michael Moynihan has said that the recent media announcement by Minister for Housing is the latest in a long line of promises that have failed to deal with the housing crisis in this country. Deputy Moynihan was commenting after the latest announcement by the […]

ENTERTAINMENT: Gala Fundraising Ball will fundraise for Cork University Hospital patient care

ENTERTAINMENT: Gala Fundraising Ball will fundraise for Cork University Hospital patient care

16 August 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork University Hospital Charity Gala Fundraising Ball to raise vital funds for patient care Cork University Hospital (CUH) Charity will hold its annual Gala Fundraising Ball, sponsored by BAM Ireland, on Friday October 6th, at Fota Island Resort, East Cork. All funds raised will go towards initiatives such […]

USELESS DEGREES: Apprenticeships can be better and cheaper than University – Cork MEP

USELESS DEGREES: Apprenticeships can be better and cheaper than University – Cork MEP

16 August 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has called for more targeted funding which focuses on the expansion of apprenticeships, the profiling of jobseekers and the National Skills Strategy. Speaking as students around the country collected their leaving cert results, the Cork based MEP – who is a member of […]

LEAVING CERT: Students and parents can call eir Freephone Helpline on 1800 265 165

LEAVING CERT: Students and parents can call eir Freephone Helpline on 1800 265 165

16 August 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Are you uncertain about your Leaving Cert results and what they mean for you? The Exam Helpline 2017, provided by the National Parents’ Council Post Primary (NPCpp) and sponsored by eir, will open next Wednesday (16th August) offering confidential advice, information and support to Cork students receiving their […]