News & Events

Open Meeting – Public Health Alcohol Bill

On Sunday 10th September Senator Frances Black hosted an open meeting in Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork. The purpose of the meeting was to highlight the importance of the Public Health Alcohol Bill. The Bill, introduced by then Minister for...

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Reducing Harm, Supporting Recovery 2017 – 2025

An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar,  joined Minister for Health Simon Harris and Minister of State Catherine Byrne to launch “Reducing Harm, Supporting Recovery – a health led response to drug and alcohol use in Ireland 2017-2025” on Monday 17th July....

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Cork Community Action on Alcohol Northside (CAAN)

Senator Frances Black launched the Cork Community Action on Alcohol Northside (CAAN) (Knocknaheeny, Hollyhill, Gurranabraher, Churchfield) local Action Plan on Alcohol on Monday the 3rd April 2017 in Terence McSwiney Community College in Knocknaheeny. The launch coincided with a performance of the...

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Launch of the Community Action on Alcohol Northside

The launch of the Community Action on Alcohol North-side took place on Monday 3rd of April 2017 in Terence MacSwiney College.   The aim of the action plan is to reduce the harm caused by alcohol in the Knocknaheeny, Hollyhill,...

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Hello Sunday Morning Road Race 2017

“Hello Sunday Morning” encourages individuals to look at changing the pattern of their drinking by taking a break from alcohol & incentivising that break with goals e.g. taking up running/exercise. Further details can be found at http://www.hellosundaymorning.org/ In 2014 as...

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UCC V CIT ‘Battle of the DJs’

We had a great day in UCC last week where CIT and UCC took each other on in ‘Battle of the DJs’. For 2 hours Devere Hall was transformed into a Berlin warehouse as the two DJ Socs locked horns. The...

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‘Hello Sunday Morning’ Road Race

In conjunction with Hello Sunday Morning, the HSE, Cork Local Drug & Alcohol Task Force, and Southern Regional Drug & Alcohol Task Force, we invite you to attend this chip timed 4 mile event. ‘Hello Sunday Morning’ encourages individuals...

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Strengthening Families – 10 Year Celebration

On Thursday 26th January we celebrated 10 years of the Strengthening Family Programme in the Cork & Kerry region which took place in the Vertigo Room, County Hall Cork. The Strengthening Families Programme is a 14 session, evidence based,...

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Case Management Review Day

On January 24th 2017, a review day of our Case Management Manual took place in the Vertigo Room at Cork County Hall.   The review day was open to all staff, management, service users and family members from both...

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HSE Public Health Message: U47700

The HSE are issuing a public health message to people who use illicit drugs in the Cork city area.  In particular, we wish to highlight that a white powder called U-47700, also known as U-4, may be in circulation. It...

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