The 17th of May is World Hypertension Day. 6 in every 10 adults over the age of 50 in Ireland have high blood pressure and many don’t know it

It is estimated that 6 in every 10 adults over the age of 50 in Ireland have high blood pressure.  Hypertension, if untreated, is a major risk factor for heart and kidney diseases, stroke and heart failure. Of those over 50’s with hypertension half are not aware they had it. And of those taking blood…

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Taste of success for Cork student at 2017/2018 Apprentice Chef finale

Today Thursday May 10, secondary school students from across Munster and Leinster travelled to Kerry to cook in the IT Tralee state of the art kitchens in the 2017/2018 Flogas Ireland and Fáilte Ireland supported Apprentice Chef finale. Earlier this year each finalist was assigned an experienced chef to provide mentoring to help them design…

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Colbert & Co Estate Agents – Industrial Unit For Sale: Unit 7, Owenacurra Business Park, Knockgriffin, Midleton, Co. Cork, P25 DT97

Colbert & Co Estate Agents are proud to present this magnificent Industrial Unit located in the busy Ownenacurra Business Park. Located just off the newly built Midleton bypass, you are in the heart of the town but with easy access to N25. As well as having over 20 car spaces, the groundfloor also comprises of…

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CORK SUMMER SHOW: A CELEBRATION OF FARMLIFE FOR ALL TO EXPERIENCE & ENJOY

Munster Agricultural Society launch a bumper Cork Summer Show 2018 Food, flower arranging, farming, fashion, drones, music and lots of family fun are on the agenda for this year’s Cork Summer Show, taking place on 16 and 17 June 2018.  Organised annually by the Munster Agricultural Society and supported by Cork County Council, Cork Summer Show…

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La Roche-Posay launches Save Your Skin campaign in partnership with the Irish Cancer Society

Young people are being urged to play safe in the Sun as 30 people are diagnosed with skin cancer daily Businesswoman and well-known mum of two, Pippa O’Connor, today helped launch La Roche-Posay’s Save Your Skin campaign, in partnership with the Irish Cancer Society. The campaign aims to raise awareness of skin cancer prevention through…

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IRISH MEP DRIVES ON “CAR CLOCKING” LEGISLATION ACROSS EU

Cork, 7 May 2018: In recent weeks, the European Parliament approved recommendations for tackling odometer fraud almost unanimously and urged the European Commission to act resolutely against mileage fraud across the EU.  Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has been heavily involved in the move to stop ‘car clocking’ through her active role on the Transport &…

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Call on Government to Address Legacy Issues to cut the “Staggering” 65,000 drivers on 3+ learner permits

·      57,565 Learner Permit Drivers in Cork City and County ·      Motorists “spending” hundreds of euro extra each year on driving test no-shows, new permits and extra insurance Despite coming in for criticism on their driving behaviour, figures reveal that Ireland’s youngest drivers on learner permits are in fact the best at fulfilling their driving responsibilities, by…

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An Tanaiste Simon Coveney TD meets with book ambassador Sarah Fitzgerald

Sarah Fitzgerald aged 14 from Kinsale Community School who presented a government submission to An Tanaiste Simon Coveney TD and Senator Tim Lombard around her award winning literacy research promoting children to read books. One of her ten key recommendations includes an Irish book trust scheme where every child aged 6 months in Ireland gets…

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