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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Mackin Consultancy will be running two FREE GDPR Information Sessions

Since the enactment of the Data Protection Act, 1988, and with GDPR coming on-stream from 25th May 2018, the legal obligations and requirements to safeguard personal data have grown. Responsibility covers all functions associated with personal data gathering, storing, accessing, safeguarding and disposal in line with the rules of data protection legislation. Failure to comply can lead to…

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Cork City Hall turns purple for Cornelia de Lange Syndrome (CdLS) Awareness Day on May 12th

The Cornelia de Lange Syndrome (CdLS) foundation UK and Ireland, with the support of Cork City Hall are encouraging the nation of Ireland to turn purple to celebrate CdLS Awareness day on Saturday, May 12th, to help raise awareness about the very rare genetic disorder that affects just 40 people in Ireland. From Left: Fiona…

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Creed announces appointment of Project Team for new Freshwater Pearl Mussel programme

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., announced today that a Project Team to run the new Freshwater Pearl Mussel Programme has been selected. The programme is one of a number of European Innovation Partnership (EIP) projects being rolled out by the Department under Ireland’s Rural Development Programme 2014-2020. Two of…

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‘Teen Talk’ TY students encouraged to look after themselves and each other

Almost 600 Transition Year students from 30 schools from around Cork county and city came together in the Radisson Blu, Little Ireland on May 1st for the first ever ‘Teen Talk’ health and wellbeing conference organised by Cork County Council, in association with their Local Community Development Committees (LCDCs) and funded under Healthy Ireland. MC…

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Cork City Hall will light up green this week to mark the beginning of the Green Ribbon campaign in Cork.

CORK City Hall will light up green this week to mark the beginning of the Green Ribbon campaign in Cork. The Green Ribbon Campaign aims to get people talking openly about common mental health problems, encouraging everyone to talk, listen and end mental health stigma. Deputy Lord Mayor Cllr Fergal Dennehy is among tens of…

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