Fri, 10 Apr, 2020
Charities doing Trojan community work have always relied on an Irish public never found wanting when it came to generous donations, but the Covid-19 crisis has laid bare just how it can all evaporate in an instant.
Tue, 24 Mar, 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic has forced the cancellation of one of the biggest annual fundraisers for cancer support groups and charities in Cork.
Tue, 24 Mar, 2020
In the scrum for funds that characterises an increasingly competitive charity sector, having an ambassador of the calibre of Peter O’Mahony is just what the doctor ordered.
Wed, 24 Jul, 2019
Each week we profile one of the runners taking part in the ‘Irish Examiner’ Cork City Marathon on June 3.
Mon, 26 Mar, 2018
Three of the Relentless Rowers crew Pat O'Connor, Eoin O'Farrell and Sean Underwood from Cork were filmed on board the ocean rowing boat, Saoirse, at the Port of Cork today.
Tue, 10 Oct, 2017
The challenge is known as the world’s toughest row.
Tue, 03 Oct, 2017
Professor George Shorten will be running the Cork City Marathon for a cause close to his heart.
Mon, 22 May, 2017
A charity that raised the bones of €4m towards the development of cystic fibrosis (CF) facilities in a Cork hospital has made an unusual final appeal — no more funds please!
Sun, 23 Apr, 2017
A hospital fundraising charity is, for the first time, to host a glitzy ball which it hopes will raise enough money to provide a sensory area for children with special needs and sleeping facilities for parents.
Mon, 20 Jul, 2015
A health literacy smart phone app has been developed to help people at risk of breast cancer better understand the condition, after a major study found the vast majority of information about the illness on the web is inaccurate.
Thu, 29 Jan, 2015
Cork University Hospital (CUH) has launched an app, FYI: Breast Cancer, to help women who are overwhelmed by medical information about cancer.
Mon, 26 Jan, 2015
She wasn’t really enjoying her stay in hospital — until she got a bear hug and a cuddle from her new friend.
Fri, 08 Nov, 2013
Young Daniel Collins was the real hero yesterday as he was joined by some of Cork’s top sports stars to launch Rebel Week.
Tue, 15 Oct, 2013
A consultant paediatrician working in a hospital unit where up to 20,000 children are treated annually has said it is not fit for purpose and should be flattened.
Mon, 30 Sep, 2013
Women dealing with the distressing news that their breast cancer has come back and facing further treatment need specialist support in the form of a dedicated nurse, according to a leading cancer doctor.
Wed, 25 Sep, 2013
He may be preparing to lead the rebels out against Clare on Sunday but Cork hurling captain Pa Cronin has taken time out to help one of his favourite charities.
Thu, 05 Sep, 2013
A hospital charity fundraising to refurbish one of the country’s largest children’s wards has received a major shot in the arm.
Wed, 24 Apr, 2013
Nearly 40 years after it was first built, a massive fundraising campaign has been launched to raise €1.5m to complete a makeover on Cork University Hospital’s (CUH) children’s unit.
Thu, 08 Nov, 2012
A HOSPITAL charity, set up without HSE approval, gave non-tendered contracts worth €365,000 to a single company which resulted in donor-specific projects being left unfunded.
Fri, 19 Aug, 2011
Thu, 20 Jan, 2011