The top four things you need to know – Friday May 26th
The Health Minister is to be questioned about the use of a private consultancy firm at Cork University Hospital when he attends the FORSA health divisional conference later today
It emerged this week that advisers from PwC are working with CUH to implement a “transformation and improvement” programme
Over €600,000 has been paid out to PwC between October and December and FORSA say they believe the use of external consultancy firms is a waste of money
Two men are in custody this morning, after a gun, drugs and ammunition seizure in Cork.
Cocaine worth 7,000 euro and an amount of cannabis were found during searches of homes and grounds in the Hollyhill area yesterday.morning, while a firearm and ammunition was also seized.
Two men in their 20s and late teens are being held at a Garda Station in the Cork Region.
Investigations are ongoing.
The impacts of racism will be discussed in Cork today.
The first Anti-Racist Summit will be held at City Hall from 1pm and it’s being led by young people.
They’ve invited policy makers, politicians, and organisations to help tackle racism in Cork and the whole country.
The warm weather is here to stay with highs of up to 22 degrees forecast today.
The national forecaster says high pressure is currently dominating the country.
The weekend is also set to be dry and sunny, with temperatures reaching 21 degrees.