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Dr. Jason Van der Velte bringing the resuscitation room to the scene of the accident

2021-07-30T14:49:28+01:00

A 112 call comes in. A person has been seriously injured. Aware every second counts in the critical first hour, emergency agencies mobilise immediately Note: Some readers may find the contents of this article upsetting The Irish Examiner reports:  The call came in just as Dr Jason Van der Velde was heading to bed in his Clonakilty home. A man had fallen into a blowhole in Garretstown. It was well after 10pm, the last Saturday in April this year, and the call came from the National Ambulance Service’s (NAS) National Emergency Operations Centre in Tallaght. Dr Van der Velde, a pre-hospital [...]

Dr. Jason Van der Velte bringing the resuscitation room to the scene of the accident2021-07-30T14:49:28+01:00

Stranded kayakers rescued in Waterford after ‘conditions rapidly deteriorated’

2021-07-30T11:23:50+01:00

The kayakers were rescued on Wednesday afternoon after they got stranded on rocks at Kilmurrin Cove The Irish Examiner reports:  Three kayakers have been saved in Waterford after rescuers carried out a “challenging manoeuvre” in choppy waters. The kayakers were rescued on Wednesday afternoon after they got stranded on rocks at Kilmurrin Cove. A sudden swell capsized one of the kayaks and the group were forced onto the rocks as conditions rapidly deteriorated, going from mild to challenging quite quickly. A crew from the Helvick RNLI responded with the kayakers taking refuge on the sharp rocks in the worsening conditions. [...]

Stranded kayakers rescued in Waterford after ‘conditions rapidly deteriorated’2021-07-30T11:23:50+01:00

Lyme disease: What are the symptoms and how to remove ticks

2021-07-29T13:55:03+01:00

I know how hard it is and the type of suffering you go through when you have Lyme, and it's the loneliest place on earth The Irish Examiner reports: As holidaymakers travel across Ireland this summer, they are urged by experts to take precautions against Lyme disease. A parasite-transmitted infection, general awareness of the markers for Lyme disease, and the importance of early diagnosis is low. But as well as being preventable, effective treatment with antibiotics (such as doxycycline or amoxicillin) is available. Although some 73 symptoms are associated with Lyme disease, one of the most prominent symptoms of Lyme [...]

Lyme disease: What are the symptoms and how to remove ticks2021-07-29T13:55:03+01:00

Missing Persons and Suicide Awareness Event

2021-07-28T07:24:24+01:00

Missing Persons and Suicide Awareness Event in the City will take place again next month Catriona Twomey from Cork Penny Dinner's will be keeping We Are Cork Facebook Page posted of this event and they'll share the details as they receive them. They're hoping to see alot of people there on the night. The advise from "We Are Cork are"; "It's ok to have bad days, but look forward to the good days and always remember where this is life there is hope, talk to someone and let it all out and even cry, never hurt anyone, get back up, [...]

Missing Persons and Suicide Awareness Event2021-07-28T07:24:24+01:00

Ballyvolane Fire Fighters come to rescue of adorable puppy who fell into a drain

2021-07-26T18:10:53+01:00

Cork Beo reported today that the pup looks a little worse for wear but he's been freed uninjured thanks to some careful maneuvering from the fire brigade. A pup who got himself into a tricky situation when he fell into a drain was lucky to have a team of fire fighters on hand to set him free. The Ballyvolane crew from the Cork city Fire brigade rushed to this little guy's rescue early this morning and were able to free him after some careful maneuvering. Anxious family watched on as the fire fighter's were able to dissemble the drain and [...]

Ballyvolane Fire Fighters come to rescue of adorable puppy who fell into a drain2021-07-26T18:10:53+01:00

Cork Apple staff’s donation of iPads offers comfort

2021-04-30T11:29:14+01:00

APPLE employees have supported a number of initiatives at Cork University Hospital in the past year, starting with the donation of iPads during the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic and including the Baby Steps Appeal in aid of the Neonatal Family Sanctum and the Strike Against Stroke appeal. This past year, volunteering hours increased almost 450% from the year prior, as Apple employees stepped up to support Irish charities at a time when traditional fundraising activities had to be cancelled due to Covid-19. Following on from what was a landmark year for Apple’s employee giving programme with more than [...]

Cork Apple staff’s donation of iPads offers comfort2021-04-30T11:29:14+01:00

How Flawn Clarke beat her food obsession

2021-04-12T14:45:48+01:00

Fawn Clarke who grew up at Ballymaloe House, tells Colette Sheridan of the Evening Echo about her destructive attitude to food, how she overcame it How she can now help others deal with it. HAVING achieved long-term freedom from food obsession, Fawn Clarke is on a mission to liberate people from unhealthy destructive eating habits through her work as a nutritional therapist. Growing up in the grounds of world-renowned Ballymaloe house, the daughter of Rory and Hazel Allen, where her father ran the farm and her mother ran the house, food was a constant. But Fawn says that everyone else [...]

How Flawn Clarke beat her food obsession2021-04-12T14:45:48+01:00

Funding drive for children’s ambulance service which has undertaken 13000 trips

2021-03-18T12:47:19+00:00

Run, Walk or Roll - 180km challenge in March and April for Bumbleance BUMBLEance Children’s Ambulance are keeping the wheels turning during the Covid-19 pandemic and continue to help families across Ireland in these challenging times. The interactive ambulance service, which was founded by Mary and Tony Heffernan, prides itself on delivering smiles to Ireland’s youngest patients. The charity is asking you to undertake your very own BUMBLEance journey this Spring. Charity Co-Founder and CEO Tony Heffernan explains: “Our King and Queen Bees travel an average of 180km in a single trip for their hospital appointments and we are asking [...]

Funding drive for children’s ambulance service which has undertaken 13000 trips2021-03-18T12:47:19+00:00

Happy International Women’s Day 2021

2021-03-08T09:05:49+00:00

About International Women's Day International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. Significant activity is witnessed worldwide as groups come together to celebrate women's achievements or rally for women's equality. Marked annually on March 8th, International Women's Day (IWD) is one of the most important days of the year to: celebrate women's achievements raise awareness about women's equality lobby for accelerated gender parity fundraise for female-focused charities What's the theme for International Women's Day? The campaign theme for International Women's [...]

Happy International Women’s Day 20212021-03-08T09:05:49+00:00

Introducing Irish Search Dogs’ newest team member Kobe

2021-02-03T11:33:17+00:00

Irish Search Dogs welcomes Kobe Irish Search Dogs congratulate their experienced handler Glen on successfully completing the trainee assessment programme with his newest charge Kobe. Glen’s qualified Search Dog ‘Ben’ will no doubt continue to help teach Kobe along the way. The freezing temperatures on Sunday paled against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic. These times have been such a challenge for all the voluntary search and rescue groups. We are deemed an essential service and like so many search and rescue groups it has taken some time for us to adapt our assessment process to [...]

Introducing Irish Search Dogs’ newest team member Kobe2021-02-03T11:33:17+00:00
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