The Echo Women's Mini Marathon and organisers Cork Athletics have announced that this year's event will take place as a virtual offering on 20th September. The event will be free to register. It’s 6km and you can complete that by walking, running or jogging, adhering to all government guidelines regarding public safety and social distancing. [...]
The 'Strike Against Stroke' campaign which saw 400 Apple employees run, walk or cycle for up to 30 minutes per day for 30 days during the month of June raised over €100,000 for our Stroke Unit Appeal. This incredible support by Apple and its employees is hugely appreciated. Funds raised will go towards our appeal [...]
Heroic 8-year-old Oliver Lynch completed his 5k fundraising walk on Friday 3rd July in Ballincollig cheered on by family and friends. He was also joined by newly elected Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Joe Kavanagh and the Lady Mayoress Stephanie Kavanagh, gardaí, members of Cork City Fire Service and the National Ambulance Service’s bike-mounted paramedics [...]
Our fundraising campaign for a ground-breaking cancer sequencing machine has received phenomenal support since it's launch on the 8th May with the support of our Ambassador, Ireland and Munster rugby star Peter O' Mahony. We would like to express our immense gratitude to everyone who has donated so far for this game-changing machine which will [...]
€5,000 Irish life donation to Children’s Unit as Team Peter stringer wins Ireland Am steps challenge
We are delighted that Team Peter Stringer won the recent Ireland AM Steps Challenge which was sponsored by Irish Life to mark the launch of their MyLife health and wellbeing app in January. Three teams competed in the challenge with users of the app joining their favourite team leader to accumulate as many steps as [...]
**This event has been postponed due to Covid-19** CUH Charity is to hold a special Mother’s Day Lunch on Sunday, 22 March at Radisson Blu Hotel, Little Island, Cork, to raise funds to provide a unique Neonatal Family Sanctum for mothers, babies and families at CUMH (Cork University Maternity Hospital). The Mother’s Day event promises [...]
‘The care the babies and parents receive in Cork University Maternity Hospital Neonatal Unit is second to none. They are absolutely amazing at what they do’. [...]
The Aoife O'Sullivan Oncology Education Fund was set up in memory of Aoife O'Sullivan and is used to advance the education of nurses in Oncology at the hospital. On St Stephen's Day Aoife's little cousins went out for the Bonane Wren and raised €360 to go towards the fund. It's lovely to see the children [...]
Mark Lynchehan and his partner Eileen organised a Karaoke Competition at Turner’s Bar in Tralee in November to raise funds for the Dunmanway Day Unit in gratitude for the treatment Mark received as a former patient of the Unit. Thanks to the great support for the event €1650 was raised for the Unit.
Mitchelstown CBS LCA students and their teacher Jason Walsh called into the Seahorse Ward yesterday to deliver toys for the children for Christmas. Such a lovely and thoughtful gesture. Many thanks to everyone who donated to the toy collection.