Irish Haemochromatosis Association to hold public information meeting in Cork

23 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie An information meeting will take place in the Rochestown Park Hotel, Douglas, Cork on Thursday March 30th 2017 at 7.30pm. This meeting provides an opportunity to meet an expert on the subject and to share information with other people. Speaker Dr Orla Crosbie, F.R.C.P.I., Consultant Gastroenterologist, Cork University […]

Green Party demand “clear and credible explanation” from Indaver and An Bord Pleanála over latest Cork incinerator decision

22 March 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork today expressed concern at an offer by An Bord Pleanála to allow Indaver Ireland to correct health and environmental data presented in its application for an incinerator at Ringaskiddy. Evidence presented on the final day of the oral hearing showed that data in […]

Clonakilty ‘Irish Aid’ worker wades through snake infested swamps to support civilians fleeing South Sudan war

22 March 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie An Irish aid worker has revealed how petrified civilians are hiding in snake-infested swamps to avoid getting killed by militia in war-ravaged South Sudan. Nellie Kingston, who works with Concern Worldwide, has been responding to the crisis in the East African nation ever since famine was declared by […]

Cork TD wants Ireland to have a UK ‘NHS style’ health service

22 March 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Solidarity (formerly Anti Austerity Alliance) Cork TD Mick Barry will issue a call for the establishment of an Irish National Health Service free at the point of use and funded by progressive general taxation at today’s meeting of the Oireachtas Committee on the Future of Healthcare. The committee […]

Cork business leaders help Homeless

13 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie In an effort to help address the homeless crisis in Cork, business leaders are joining forces to raise funds at the Annual Cork Simon Fundraising Ball. The Cork Simon Ball, sponsored by Heineken Ireland, will take place on Friday, 31 March at the Fota Island Resort. The event, now […]

RTÉ DG Drimoleague native Dee Forbes to be special guest at 2017 Marymount Hospice Annual lunch

RTÉ DG Drimoleague native Dee Forbes to be special guest at 2017 Marymount Hospice Annual lunch

10 March 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie RTÉ Director General and Drimoleague native Dee Forbes is the special guest at this year’s Marymount Hospice Annual lunch which takes place in four weeks time – on Friday 7th April 2017 – “I have experienced first-hand the love, care and support that Marymount gives to families and […]

State-of-the-art national fertility centre of excellence opens in Cork

7 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Irish-owned Waterstone Clinic, formerly known as Cork Fertility Centre, has opened a state-of-the-art national centre of excellence at Lotamore House in Cork. The 13,000 sq ft advanced fertility unit is a major architectural and technological achievement and features a world-class laboratory with the latest embryology technology. The new […]

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