CORK CITY COUNCIL: Meets with author of MacKinnon (City boundary expansion) report

CORK CITY COUNCIL: Meets with author of MacKinnon (City boundary expansion) report

19 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Following the publication of the Report of the Expert Advisory Group on June 9th, 2017 there has been much public discourse in relation to the report’s recommendations. This evening, the Chairman of the Group, Mr Jim MacKinnon met with the Elected Members and Executive of Cork City Council […]

CAR FINANCE: Personal Contract Plan’s to be studied by Ireland’s Consumer Protection and Competition Commission – Cork TD welcomes news

CAR FINANCE: Personal Contract Plan’s to be studied by Ireland’s Consumer Protection and Competition Commission – Cork TD welcomes news

17 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance, Carrigaline based Michael McGrath, has welcomed today’s announcement by the Consumer Protection and Competition Commission (CCPC) that it has commenced a study of the Personal Contract Plan (PCP) car finance market but has said the study needs to lead to better regulation of […]

POLITICS: Why is the Government delaying on M20 Cork to Limerick Motorway?

POLITICS: Why is the Government delaying on M20 Cork to Limerick Motorway?

12 July 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork North West TD, Michael Moynihan has said that the upcoming Development Plan must include full funding for the M20 Cork to Limerick motorway otherwise local communities in North Cork will feel that they have been ignored again by the Government. Deputy Moynihan was commenting in advance of […]

NORTH CORK: Macroom Bypass must be funded as part of Government’s Capital Development Plan – Aindrias Moynihan

NORTH CORK: Macroom Bypass must be funded as part of Government’s Capital Development Plan – Aindrias Moynihan

12 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie €170m must be put on table for people to believe project will progress Cork North West TD, Aindrias Moynihan has said that a failure of the Government to include the funding needed to deliver the promised Macroom Bypass in the expected Capital Plan announcement this week will jeopardise […]

COUNTY CORK: Rural communities face exodus unless health services improve – warns Fianna Fail TD

COUNTY CORK: Rural communities face exodus unless health services improve – warns Fianna Fail TD

6 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Older people and people with disabilities worst affected Cork North West TD, Michael Moynihan has said that unless health services in rural Ireland improve, we will see an exodus of people moving from rural villages to larger towns and cities to access services. Despite many announcements about increases […]

COMMUNITY: Former Knocknagree Garda station building on Cork-Kerry border should opened for voluntary and charity use – suggests TD

COMMUNITY: Former Knocknagree Garda station building on Cork-Kerry border should opened for voluntary and charity use – suggests TD

5 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Michael Moynihan has said that the former Garda station in Knocknagree should be made available for use by local community and voluntary groups to aid their work. Deputy Moynihan was commenting after receiving a reply from the Minister for Justice, Charlie […]

ENTITLEMENTS: Automatic ‘Back to School’ payments will be made next week – says Cork TD Aindrias Moynihan

ENTITLEMENTS: Automatic ‘Back to School’ payments will be made next week – says Cork TD Aindrias Moynihan

5 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Applications being accepted by Department now Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Aindrias Moynihan has said that parents of school going children who have previously received the Back to School Allowance should receive their automatic payment next week from the Department of Social Protection. “Those who received […]

CAR INSURANCE RIPOFF? Interests of consumers paramount in insurance probe – says Carrigaline TD Michael McGrath

CAR INSURANCE RIPOFF? Interests of consumers paramount in insurance probe – says Carrigaline TD Michael McGrath

5 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The interests of car insurance customers must be paramount in the ongoing probe into alleged price fixing in the motor insurance industry, according to Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath. Deputy McGrath was responding to the news that insurance companies, brokers and representative bodies for the industry […]

WEST CORK: Fishermen concerned by UK decision to leave ‘London Fisheries Convention’

WEST CORK: Fishermen concerned by UK decision to leave ‘London Fisheries Convention’

4 July 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork South West TD, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said that the British Government’s decision to withdraw from the London Fisheries Convention is a stark reminder of the damage the Brexit decision could have on the Cork fishing industry. “… the UK Government trigged the two year process by […]

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