On the Path to a Cure – gene editing for rare diseases €1.7 million raised in research grants in past 18 months alone

Cystic Fibrosis is the most common inherited disorder in Ireland. There are now three drugs available that can improve the lung function for most people with CF, however they do not cure the disease. But a research team in UCC is looking to change that, using a technique known as ...
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Mental health charity Aware identifies significant psychological impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Irish Population

Positive psychology, empathy, compassion and gratitude were protective of feelings of Depression during ongoing pandemic ~ New research carried out by mental health charity Aware analysing the general population’s response to the Covid19 pandemic has revealed a widespread negative view of ourselves, the world, and other people during the peak ...
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Staff nurse Sheila Fitzpatrick from Limerick was the 2021 Potel Award winner

Staff Nurse Sheila Fitzpatrick from Limerick was the 2021 Potel Award winner. This award is given to one of the nurse graduated each year in recognition of clinical excellence.,Bon Secours Hospital, Cork, Staff nurse Sheila Fitzpatrick from Limerick was the 2021 Potel Award winner. This award is given to one ...
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National Helpline for survivors of sexual violence now accessible in over 200 languages

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre (DRCC) has announced a widening of access to a key support for victims/survivors of sexual violence in Ireland with its new helpline interpreting service. The National Helpline 1800 778888 will now feature an additional option for people whose first language is not English, allowing them to speak ...
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Give your favourite charity an early Christmas gift with 12 days of giving nomination Cork people invited to vote for their favourite charity

 The season of giving is almost upon us and specialist education, faith, heritage & charity insurer Ecclesiastical Insurance has launched its annual 12 days of giving Christmas campaign to give £120,000 (approx. €140,000) to good causes across Ireland and the UK.   As part of the campaign 120 different charities will get ...
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