New Bon Secours Cork Cancer Centre opens to treat first radiotherapy patients

Bon Secours Cork has opened its new, comprehensive Cork Cancer Centre, which is now treating its first patients as part of the hospital’s ground-breaking €77 million expansion.   In partnership with UPMC, a leading U.S.-based academic medical centre affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh, the new Cork Cancer Centre will offer patients in Cork and Munster…

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Cork says No to Human Trafficking

A number of non-profit and statutory agencies have joined force to raise their combined voices against Human Trafficking in Ireland, with a particular focus on Cork. A phenomenon for a long time associated with countries overseas, economic hardship and underground illicitness; its face has changed rapidly in the past years. Human Trafficking finds itself at…

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The first ever Cycle for Hope takes place this September in a bid to raise money for Kolkata’s children

Butler Chocolates have come up with this exciting fundraising event. The Hope Foundation is an organisation that’s incredibly close to the heart of Ireland’s favourite family-owned luxury chocolatiers – Butlers Chocolates. Chairman of Butlers, Mairead Sorensen has worked closely with the charity for the last 18 years as a board member, donor and fundraiser. Visiting…

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Cork city centre ‘Parklet’ officially opens today offering a sense of tranquility to urban dwellers

The Parklet is the ultimate city centre ‘chillzone’. The Peoples’ Parklet on Douglas St will officially be opened this afternoon, Wednesday, July 24. The project was brought to life following a funding application by the Cork Transport and Mobility Forum (CTMF)  to Cork City Council’s City Centre Placemaking Fund. According to CTMF, the People’s Parklet…

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Dairygold go out in force to show its support for the Irish Cancer Society’s SunSmart campaign

Dairygold is the latest brand to get behind the Irish Cancer Society’s important campaign about being safe in the sun. As the summer sunshine continues, so too does the support from Dairygold’s SunSmart Farming campaign in conjunction with the Irish Cancer Society, which encourages farmers and those working long hours outdoors to practise sun safety…

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