Upgrade for Mercy University Hospital’s Leukemia Unit – introducing the Safari Unit

The Leukemia Unit at the Mercy University Hospital has undergone some “wild” changes. The unit, which treats some of the youngest patients at the Mercy, has recently announced its name change from St Bernadette’s Ward to the more child friendly name of the Safari Unit. With approximately 30-40 patients receiving ...
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Revive Paint City & County Councils and Social Enterprises Rethinking Waste New Cork initiative sees waste paint reused and upcycled

October is National Reuse Month, and to help us play our part, Cork County Council and Cork City Council have launched an innovative circular economy initiative called Revive Paint, which involves the production of good quality, affordable paint by two Cork based social enterprises using paint which they collect from local authority civic amenity sites. ...
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John Paul Construction make their mark on the Cork community whilst making a sizable donation to one of city’s most vital charities

As they break ground on their latest Cork project, John Paul Construction – leading international specialists in construction, infrastructure and fit-out – make a significant donation to one of Cork’s most important charitable organisations, Cork Penny Dinners. Embracing the spirit of giving back to the local community, the company donated the ...
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Capital Grant Scheme worth €43,000 on offer for Social Enterprises

Cork County Council is inviting organisations working to improve the lives of people across County Cork to apply for funding under the 2021 Social Enterprise Capital Grant Scheme. The scheme, which provides small grants up to a maximum of €3,000 to Social Enterprises towards the cost of capital projects, can ...
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Breakthrough Cancer Research celebrates World Cancer Research Day with €250k investment in brain and oesophageal cancer research

To celebrate World Cancer Research Day (tomorrow, 24 Sep), Breakthrough Cancer Research has announced over a quarter of a million euro investment in two new PhD Scholarships, one in Dublin and one in Cork to investigate new treatment options for brain cancer (glioma) and oesophageal cancer.  As the funders of much ...
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