Cork Green Party candidates address Party election convention in Dublin

Cork Green Party candidates address Party election convention in Dublin

18 January 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Following the party’s election launch in Cork last Tuesday, Cork Green candidates addressed the Green Party election convention in Dublin on Saturday. Oliver Moran, candidate for Cork North Central, spoke about the need for political reform and local government reform in Cork: “We know that power in a […]

Green Party to run candidates in ALL of Cork’s 5 constituencies

Green Party to run candidates in ALL of Cork’s 5 constituencies

9 January 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Green Party have confirmed the names of their candidates in Cork The candidates are: Lorna Bogue, Cork South Central Natasha Harty, Cork East Cormac Manning, Cork North West Oliver Moran, Cork North Central Johnny O’Mahony, Cork South West Eamon Ryan, leader of the Green Party, will speak […]

Abolish property tax, and replace it with a “site valuation tax”

Abolish property tax, and replace it with a “site valuation tax”

21 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Green Party candidate for Cork North Central, Oliver Moran, has welcomed the ESRI’s call for the local property tax to be replaced by a site valuation tax. Moran said: “The Local Property Tax allow speculators to escape paying their share of taxes while home owners are taxed unfairly. […]

Cork Green Party candidate Oliver Moran condemns Government for Climate Change inaction

Cork Green Party candidate Oliver Moran condemns Government for Climate Change inaction

6 December 2015, 9.36pm By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Green Party candidate for Cork North Central, Oliver Moran, tonight expressed his concern for all affected by Storm Desmond and condemned Labour and Fine Gael’s approach to climate change. Mr Moran told TheCork.ie “The EPA is the state body responsible for environmental protection. In 2013, it […]

Cork City Joint Policing Committee to meet on Monday

Cork City Joint Policing Committee to meet on Monday

4 December 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The last meeting of 2015 for the Cork City Joint Policing Committee Will take place on Monday (7th December 2015) at 2 pm in the Council Chamber, City Hall, Cork. The JPC is a forum where Senior Gardai interact with elected City Councillors. Routine reports presented include a […]

Cork Green Party candidate marches with hundreds of Cork residents demanding action on climate change

Cork Green Party candidate marches with hundreds of Cork residents demanding action on climate change

29 November 2015, Sunday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Green Party candidate for Cork North Central, Oliver Moran, marched this afternoon with hundreds of Cork residents at the People’s Climate Change March in Cork. Speaking after the march, Moran said: “It’s great that so many Cork citizens turned out to demonstrate on a rainy day. And […]

EDITORIAL: Cork elects first Sinn Féin Lord Mayor in 90 years

EDITORIAL: Cork elects first Sinn Féin Lord Mayor in 90 years

14 June 2015, Sunday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie http://twitter.com/david_osullivan I remember well the negotiations last year (2014) over who would become Lord Mayor of Cork City. Talks, and more talks At the time – as a Journalist – I was contacted by many candidates looking to provide statesman like quotes in order to bolster their […]

Dan Boyle concerned with GAA funding

14th May 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Green Party Cork City South East candidate Dan Boyle has stated that the government’s decision to announce a grant of €30 million for the development of Pairc Uí Chaoimh while the proposal remains in the planning process and there are contentious elements to what is being proposed, to […]

George Boole House – No 5 Grenville Place, Cork City – remains in state of disrepair

George Boole House – No 5 Grenville Place, Cork City – remains in state of disrepair

31 October 2010 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Mick Murphy, the Green Party Spokesperson for Community Development today said “It is a sad reflection on Cork City Council that in the week that Ireland hosted a Web Summit… the former home of the father of computer science, Professor George Boole may be about to fall into […]