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Minister for Health publishes Interim Report of the Expert Advisory Group on Rapid Testing

The Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly TD, has today published the Interim Report of the Expert Advisory Group on Rapid Testing (RTEAG). The Group, chaired by Professor Mary Horgan,...

Peter Stringer Launches Online Fitness Business & Opens New Gym in Cork

Former Ireland rugby star turned rugby pundit, Peter Stringer, has launched his own fitness business. BODYPLAN by Peter Stringer is an online fitness platform where Peter will provide...

Boil Water Notice Issued For Macroom Public Water Supply With Immediate Effect To Protect Public Health

Following consultation with the Health Service Executive, Irish Water and Cork County Council are issuing a Boil Water Notice with immediate effect to protect the health of consumers...

FSAI Calls for Vigilance to Dangers of Jelly Sweets Containing Cannabis in Run up to Halloween

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) is today urging the public, especially parents and guardians to be extremely vigilant to the dangers of inadvertent consumption, particularly by...

24 hour National ‘Slow Down’ Enforcement Operation 21 and 22 October 2021

Road Safety Authority and An Garda Síochána urge motorists to reduce their speed Drivers speeding on rural roads to be targeted as 4 out of 5...

Halloween Movies at The Marina Market

A message from The Pop Up Movie Club: The Pop Up Movie Club presents ‘Hocus Pocus’ at our brand new location - The Marina Market, Centre Park Cork.  ‘Movies...

Council Reminds: Now is the time for Hedge-cutting

In order to raise awareness of the need to maintain road side trees and hedges, Cork County Council is reminding landowners that they are obliged, under the Roads...

Update on Payments Awarded for Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment and Enhanced Illness Benefit

93,399 people receive the PUP this week, a fall of 3,731 compared to last week €24.2 million in PUP weekly payments paid into bank accounts or...

Another Devastating Day For Pub Trade, Says VFI

The announcement that pubs must continue with mandatory table service while not permitting customers sit or stand at the bar counter until next February at the earliest is...

Missing Person Appeal – Kyle Gillen – 14 Years – Togher

Gardaí in Togher are seeking the public's assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 14-year-old Kyle Gillen, who went missing from his home in Togher, Co. Cork on Saturday,...

Letter from CMO to Minister for Health re COVID-19 (Coronavirus) – 18 October 2021

Download the full letter here: https://www.gov.ie/en/collection/ba4aa0-letters-from-the-cmo-to-the-minister-for-health/#2021 (Please excuse any formatting issues, the below text is a copy/paste from the above letter.) Dear Minister, I...

Minister For Health Announces Updates To Ireland’s COVID-19 Vaccination Programme

The Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly TD, has announced several updates to Ireland’s COVID-19 Vaccination Programme. These updates follow recommendations made by the National Immunisation Advisory Committee (NIAC)...

INMO Say Government Must Extend Vaccine Booster To Healthcare Workers

Responding to reports that the National Immunisation Advisory Committee has not recommended booster shots for healthcare workers at this time, the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation is calling...

COVID-19: Reframing the Challenge, Continuing our Recovery & Reconnecting

Today, following public health advice, Government has agreed that the remaining aspects of the hospitality, entertainment and night-time economy sector can reopen only with the full range...

County Cork Libraries Encourage Readers with Dementia to ‘Come Sit Awhile’

Cork County Council Library and Arts Service has released a collection of short stories, poems and recipes that can be read by, or read to, a person with...