Cork County Council adopts budget for 2021

Cork County Council adopts budget for 2021

23 November 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The elected members of Cork County Council have passed the Council’s budget for 2021 totalling €348 million, an increase of almost €10m. The 2021 Budget retains several important local initiatives, including the general municipal allocation, town development fund and village enhancement fund, which will all be maintained at […]

COVID19: How to ventilate a school classroom during winter?

COVID19: How to ventilate a school classroom during winter?

23 November 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Students are cold in their classrooms, ventilation plan must be made clear by Government for winter months – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD Cork South Central TD, and Sinn Féin spokesperson for Education, Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire has called on the Government to deliver clear guidelines to schools on ventilation, […]

Man charged after €35,000 cocaine seized in Ballincollig

Man charged after €35,000 cocaine seized in Ballincollig

22 November 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Gardaí have charged a man and seized approximately €35,000 worth of cocaine following the search of a property in the Ballincollig area of Cork, on 21/11/2020. Following the search of the property Gardaí discovered and seized €35,000 worth of cocaine (pending analysis). A man, aged in his 30s, […]

Cork lecturer ranked in top 1% of “most influential researchers worldwide in the field of Computer Science”

Cork lecturer ranked in top 1% of “most influential researchers worldwide in the field of Computer Science”

22 November 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Dr Mubashir Husain Rehmani, a lecturer in the Department of Computer Science at Cork Institute of Technology (CIT), soon to be Munster Technological University (MTU), has been ranked in the top 1% of the most influential researchers worldwide in the field of Computer Science. The latest Highly Cited […]

HEALTH RESEARCH: Clinical trial for newborn lung monitoring system in Cork University Maternity Hospital

HEALTH RESEARCH: Clinical trial for newborn lung monitoring system in Cork University Maternity Hospital

20 November 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The INFANT Research Centre University College Cork (UCC), in collaboration with IPIC at Tyndall National Institute, are working on a new project called NIOMI (Non-Invasive lung Oxygen Monitoring of Infants). The NIOMI study research team is developing a new optical system for monitoring lung function in newborn infants. […]

Recycling to raise money for Crosshaven RNLI

Recycling to raise money for Crosshaven RNLI

19 November 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The people of Crosshaven are being encouraged to recycle a variety of waste such as baby food pouches, confectionary packaging, water filters and dishwashing, cleaning and fragrance flexible packaging for the first time, saving it from landfill and raising funds for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) at […]

Cork Airport Highly Commended At This Year’s ACI Europe Best Airport Awards

Cork Airport Highly Commended At This Year’s ACI Europe Best Airport Awards

18 November 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork Airport was highly commended in this year’s ACI Europe Best Airport Award in the ‘under 5 million passenger’ category at the 30th ACI Europe Annual Assembly and Congress which was a virtual event live-streamed from the Skyhall at Brussels Airport this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

DID YOU KNOW?: There was a Cork connection in the foundation of Newport News, Virginia, USA

17 November 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie This week the Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr. Mary Linehan Foley has welcomed the 400th anniversary of the foundation of Newport News in Virginia. Newport News was founded by Daniel Gookin of Carrigaline and William Neuce of Newcestown, Co Cork. A commemorative webinar led by historians […]

PROPERTY FOR SALE: €1.75 million modern mansion with pool and zip line – “Ngong”, Kilnagleary, Carrigaline, Co Cork

PROPERTY FOR SALE: €1.75 million modern mansion with pool and zip line – “Ngong”, Kilnagleary, Carrigaline, Co Cork

16 November 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie “For the golf enthusiast, there is a putting green with a pair of sand bunkers, while active kids of all ages will love the specially installed zip line.” “The indoor heated swimming pool is to the rear in a bright space with a vaulted barn-style celling. Beyond this […]

Corkman’s online pharmacy ‘Healthwave.ie’ removes medical card prescription charges

Corkman’s online pharmacy ‘Healthwave.ie’ removes medical card prescription charges

16 November 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Founded in 2013 by Ballincollig based pharmacy graduate Shane O’Sullivan, Healthwave’s mission is to “change the retail pharmacy model in Ireland through technology and delivery services”. Healthwave is Ireland’s largest digital pharmacy service, dispensing prescriptions to over 15,000 members each month. Healthwave also has a large traditional pharmacy […]

Minister Coveney announces Allocation of Additional €1 million to Civil Defence.

Minister Coveney announces Allocation of Additional €1 million to Civil Defence.

16 November 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Today the Minister for Defence and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney (A T.D. from Cork South Cental) confirmed the allocation of an additional €1 million to his Department’s Civil Defence budget for 2021. The additional €1 million was allocated under the Dormant Accounts Action Plan for 2021. […]

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