Government must outline minimum levels of partner access in maternity hospitals across the state – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD

Government must outline minimum levels of partner access in maternity hospitals across the state – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD

28 April 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin’s Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire has today urged the Minister for Health to outline minimum standards for partner access across all maternity services in the State. The Cork South Central TD said: “The restrictions imposed to tackle Covid-19 have been very difficult for all, but few have been […]

Munster Technological University running ‘Enterprise Camp’ for future young entrepreneurs

Munster Technological University running ‘Enterprise Camp’ for future young entrepreneurs

27 April 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie MTU’s Enterprise Camp offers second-level students a great opportunity to explore entrepreneurship and it’s free Munster Technological University (MTU) has a fantastic opportunity for students to explore their potential for enterprise, entrepreneurship and innovation. MTU are currently recruiting for this summer’s Enterprise Camp that will see 40 eager […]

“Stay alert and mindful of the safety of others” #COVID re-opening

“Stay alert and mindful of the safety of others” #COVID re-opening

26 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Mary Linehan Foley urges people to continue to adhere to Public Health Advice when enjoying outdoor amenities “While people are travelling for leisure, both to enjoy the natural amenities and recent good weather across our beautiful county, I am asking everyone […]

5,250 people on waiting list for Driving Test at Sarsfield Road, Cork City

5,250 people on waiting list for Driving Test at Sarsfield Road, Cork City

26 April 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin’s Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD has said the lack of action to deal with the massive driving test backlog is completely unacceptable and is causing serious disruption for people. The Cork South Central TD said: “Sinn Féin have been raising the delays with driving tests and lessons […]

Details emerge of winner of raffle House #WinAHouse

Details emerge of winner of raffle House #WinAHouse

26 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Priscilla Connolly from Ratoath, Co. Meath Winner of Brand New 3-bed Showhouse in Enable Ireland Win A House Cork Raffle What a present! Priscilla Connolly from Ratoath, Co. Meath was announced as the winner of a brand new 3-bed fully furnished showhouse in Janesville in Carrigaline, Co. Cork. […]

The latest group of IGNITE UCC graduates

The latest group of IGNITE UCC graduates

25 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Start-ups ranging from a smart sleeping mask to helping people secure basketball scholarships in the US have graduated from the IGNITE programme at UCC. Seven entrepreneurs have become the first founders to complete the IGNITE programme entirely online this year. IGNITE nurtures start-ups from an idea to commercial […]

South Cork Community Spirit Awards

South Cork Community Spirit Awards

25 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork International Hotel Launches Community Spirit Awards The search is on for unsung heroes in Cork. A new award has been launched to honour volunteers who are making a significant contribution to their community. “The Cork International Hotel Community Spirit Award” will see a group or individual chosen […]

Education politics in Cork’s largest town: Carrigaline

Education politics in Cork’s largest town: Carrigaline

22 April 2021 Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin’s Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire has written to the Minister for Education, urging her to intervene to secure a solution for Owenabue Educate Together National School. This comes following news that the permanent building promised to them was last week allocated by the Minister for the opening of a […]

Council has financial supports for re-opening Restaurants

Council has financial supports for re-opening Restaurants

22 April 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council is inviting applications from tourism and hospitality businesses across the county, under the new Outdoor Dining Enhancement Investment Scheme. The €17million nationwide scheme from Fáilte Ireland for outdoor dining aims to support the tourism and hospitality sector and help businesses to flexibly meet consumer demand. […]

Air Ambulance has 53 missions in Cork, in first 3 months of 2021

Air Ambulance has 53 missions in Cork, in first 3 months of 2021

21 April 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Irish Community Air Ambulance was tasked to 127 incidents across nine counties during the first three months of 2021. The figures represent a 21% increase compared to the same period last year when there were 105 call outs. In Cork the Irish Community Air Ambulance was tasked […]

LIVE VIDEO DRAW: Winner announced of €330,000 3 bed Semi D in ‘Janeville’, Carrigaline, Co Cork – €100 raffle tickets raised money for Enable Ireland

LIVE VIDEO DRAW: Winner announced of €330,000 3 bed Semi D in ‘Janeville’, Carrigaline, Co Cork – €100 raffle tickets raised money for Enable Ireland

18 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The winner of a new house in Janeville, Carrigaline, Co Cork has been announced. The raffle – which raised funds for Enable Ireland – revolved around punters buying a €100 ticket. It was widely reported in the run-up to Christmas 2020, and tickets were a popular present. The […]

CARRIGALINE: New school

CARRIGALINE: New school

17 April 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The new special school will operate in an existing Gaelscoil school building in Carrigaline which will become vacant in September with the development of the new school campus on the Ballinrea Road. Minister for Education Norma Foley TD and Minister of State with responsibility for Special Education and […]