State failing to provide digital equality for students who are blind or vision impaired in education.

NCBI is calling on the Department of Education and the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science to immediately take action to ensure students who are blind or vision impaired across all levels of education no longer face barriers when accessing online information due to inaccessible websites and applications.   Despite robust…

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FRIENDS OF DANNY CROWLEY WIN COMMUNITY SPIRIT AWARD

More than €150,000 raised for the Mercy Hospital Kids and Teens Appeal from annual Christmas Day Swim The ‘friends of Danny Crowley’ have been deservedly selected as January’s ‘Cork International Hotel Community Spirit Award’ winners. Since 2013, the ‘friends of Danny Crowley’ have been fundraising for the Mercy Hospital Foundation to go towards the Children’s…

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Registration now open for new Community Centre Investment Fund – Minister Humphreys

All interested applicants must register online prior to application Information sessions to be held on 18th May & 1st June 2022 The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has announced registration is now open for a new €15 million capital fund for the upgrade and refurbishment of Community Centres. All interested applicants must register online at gov.ie/CommunityCentresFund Registration for the fund must be completed…

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Mayor of County Cork to host Charity Midsummer Ball

County Mayor’s Midsummer Charity Ball, June 10 2022, in aid of Breakthrough Cancer Research, West Cork Women Against Violence Project, and the Irish Red Cross Ukraine Appeal for Cork County~ The Mayor of the County of Cork, Councillor Gillian Coughlan, has announced the long awaited return of the Mayor’s Midsummer Charity Ball on Friday 10th June 2022. The…

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CORK CITY MISSING PERSONS NAMED UNSUNG HERO OF 2021

A group of experienced volunteers who search for missing people has been named the overall winners of the first Cork International Hotel Community Spirit Award.  The monthly awards were launched at the start of 2021 to honour the unsung heroes who volunteer and make a significant contribution to their community.   A gala dinner was…

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