INFANT and Tyndall to launch clinical trial for newborn lung monitoring system at Cork University Maternity Hospital

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. Currently there is no such device…

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COPE FOUNDATION APPEALS FOR SPACE TO CONTINUE DAY SUPPORTS DURING COVID-19

Cork disabilities organisation appeals to businesses to offer suitable space to assist in the full resumption of essential services   Cope Foundation is appealing to businesses and groups to provide suitable, spare space to enable them to continue providing a day service for the people supported by the organisation. Cope Foundation, a registered charity working…

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Cork Company Jump Juice Bars Launches Jump Juice Direct

Cork-based company, Jump Juice Bars, has launched a new service Jump Juice Direct. Jump Juice Direct offers nationwide delivery of fresh juices, smoothies, juice cleanses, protein balls and more.   The 100 percent pure fruit and vegetable cold-pressed juices and smoothies can now be ordered online through the dedicated website jumpjuicedirect.ie and delivered straight to…

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Gurranabraher Credit Union donates iPads to help literacy and numeracy at Scoil Padre Pio, Churchfield

Students Alex Sheehan, Taylor Byrne, Cristiano Hodak , Alannah Bullman with Michael O’Connell Deputy Chairman Gurranabraher Credit Union, Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Joe Kavanagh , Lady Mayoress Stephanie Kavanagh and Ken Foley Principal Scoil Padre Pio, Gurranabraher Credit Union donates iPads to help literacy and numeracy at Scoil Padre Pio, Churchfield. Pictures Gerard McCarthy…

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Cork company Aspira opens two overseas offices as it announces 30 high-level jobs

Cork company Aspira opens two overseas offices as it announces 30 high-level jobs 10 November 2020: Aspira, the Irish-owned consulting and technology specialists, today announced the opening of its Asia-Pacific regional headquarters in Malaysia and the expansion of its mainland European operations with the opening of its second office in The Netherlands. The company also…

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COUNTY MAYOR INVITES 4TH CLASS STUDENTS TO DESIGN POSTCARDS TO MARK “A REAL CORK CHRISTMAS”

Eight designs will be chosen to be sent around the world with a message from home Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Mary Linehan Foley, is inviting 4th class primary school children from across the county to design special postcards and show what A Real Cork Christmas means to them. Eight winning designs, one…

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How the science of light is aiding cancer diagnoses and lung function in premature babies

The first episode of RTE’s 10 Things to Know About new series, which aired last night (Monday), featured important research into the science of light that is being undertaken in Cork at SFI’s Irish Photonics Integrated Centre (IPIC) based at Tyndall National Institute. Cork scientist Kathriona Devereux found out how the power of light (bioluminescence)…

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Irish Luxury Travel scoops Ireland’s Leading Tour Operator 2020 at the World Travel Awards

Ireland Luxury Travel are delighted to have been awarded Ireland’s Leading Tour Operator 2020 at the World Travel Awards on Monday 2nd November. The awards ceremony, which took place virtually, acknowledged, rewarded and celebrated excellence across all key sectors of the travel, tourism and hospitality industries. Every year, the nominees are selected on a worldwide…

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Important information regarding COVID Restrictions Support Scheme (CRSS) from AG Associates

The recent Budget saw the announcement of the COVID Restrictions Support Scheme (CRSS), a welcome initiative to assist businesses that are closed because of COVID-19 restrictions. Finance Bill 2020 has now been published, together with Revenue guidance notes on the new scheme and, while the legislation is still subject to amendment this gives a clearer…

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Minister McEntee thanks Garda trainees and instructors deployed today to combat COVID-19

–          260 Garda trainees and instructors/tutors being released to front-line policing   The Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee TD, has thanked the total of 260 Garda trainees and instructors being deployed today from the Garda College in Templemore as part of the national policing plan to support the public health guidelines to suppress the spread of…

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