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A feast of literary treats will delight Cork bookworms over the Easter break from April 22nd to 26th as part of the 10th annual World Book Festival. This year's programme is the most extensive to date and a number of events aimed at showcasing a rich cross-section of contemporary writers, household names, cult classics and new talent in Ireland have been scheduled.

The Fest features...

Pictured at the launch of Ireland’s first Care and Mobility Show were Minister Kathleen Lynch TD and Jean Daly, Antrim Rose. Picture Conor McCabe Photography.

A Cork woman who was the first wheelchair user to take part in the Rose of Tralee contest has launched the Care and Mobility Show, aimed at the 600,000 people in Ireland with a disability. Antrim Rose, Jean...

Women are bearing the financial brunt of the EU Gender Directive, as their life assurance costs rise. According to analysis conducted by Caledonian Life, the cost of premiums in life and mortgage protection cover for men have dropped across the board, particularly in the 40-45 category, which is down nearly 30% in the last five years. However, the cost of premiums has become more expensive for...

Enjoy an afternoon stroll, jog or run and help a good cause with Cork-based charity Edith Wilkins Street Children Foundation India on Sunday, April 27th.

The event begins at 3pm from the car park next to the Royal Cork Yacht Club at the Glen in Crosshaven and goes along the scenic railway line amenity path to Rabbit Island, Drake’s Pool and back. Refreshments will follow later in...

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The Education Sub-Committee of the Dyslexia Association has organised an Information Talk on Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) and Dyslexia to be held in Bishopstown Community School on Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 at 8pm. Guest Speaker is Mr. Harry Kennedy, teacher and registered psychotherapist (IACP). Admission is €10 and all are welcome to attend.

It may come as a shock to learn that the chance of pregnancy following unprotected intercourse is only approximately 20% per month. Following one year of trying to conceive, 85% of couples will have succeeded and by the end of two years, this increases to 95%. It is estimated that up to one in six couples experience some degree of difficulty in conceiving.

Declan Keane, Senior...

The condition causes loss of blood supply to the extremities, usually fingers and toes, leading to a series of colour changes to the hands and feet.

Ireland will host its first Raynaud’s and Scleroderma Awareness week this month. Raynaud’s & Scleroderma Ireland (RSI) is organising a full programme of promotional, educational and information activities to...

This Easter, Cork College of Fashion Design will be teaching youngsters how to sew by hand and using a machine while introducing them to pattern cutting, knitting, fashion illustration, a history of designers, mood and trend boards, styling and fashion photography.

The Cork College of Fashion Design is founded by Limerick School of Art and Design honors Graduate, Julie O Connell. The...

If your job is driving you up the walls or you just fancy being a social climber then Awesome Walls Cork is the place for you.

Awesome Walls Climbing Centre and Play Zone, conveniently located beside McCarthy’s Bar on Model Farm Road, officially opened its doors last month to provide a taste of the great outdoors indoors – the ideal solution for our unpredictable weather....

A new iPad app designed to help a child with language delay or special needs to understand and communicate was launched by Brian Crowley MEP this week. Actions in Video was created by Cork-based speech and language therapist, Geraldine Moran. The app targets 49 core actions (verbs) in basic sentence structure using three evidence-based research methods - video modelling, visual supports, and...

Orla Murphy, Mercy Hospital Foundation and Cork City FC player, Garry Buckley at the launch of The Mercy Moonwalk, which takes place on Easter Monday, April 21st at 12 noon from Blackrock Castle. Picture: Gerard McCarthy

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month and to raise awareness of the disease Cork's Mercy Hospital Foundation has launched The Bowel Movement, an...

Munster player Damian Varley with Destiny Russell Warrington and Amber Bowen in the Cope Foundation for the launch of the new app 'Signalong Songs', which is aimed at helping children develop vocabulary using music and signs. Picture: Michael Mac SWeeney/Provision

Standing at 5ft 10in and weighing over 17 stone, Munster Rugby's Damien Varley may seem an...

In response to a three-month waiting time at some Irish hospitals for a 24-hour blood-pressure test, Phelan's Pharmacies around Cork have announced a new service which will help patients to monitor their blood pressure without having to put their names on hospital waiting lists or visit the hospital.

“We have invested in the same equipment and systems that are used by specialist...

The Miscarriage Association of Ireland will hold a support group meeting on Thursday, April 10th at 7pm in the Brú Columbanus Centre, Cardinal Way, Wilton, Cork.

Miscarriage affects one in four women and there are approximately 50 miscarriages a day in Ireland, that's approximately 18000 women and their families each year that are affected.

This meeting will provide an...

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