CONCERNS: Ed Sheeran concerts will cause traffic mayhem – traffic management plan needed

CONCERNS: Ed Sheeran concerts will cause traffic mayhem – traffic management plan needed

13 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Labour Local Area Representative[*1] in Cork South Central Peter Horgan has called for a comprehensive traffic management plan for the Blackrock and Ballintemple areas of Cork ahead of three Ed Sheeran concerts next May. “The latest addition of a third concert is no doubt welcomed by fans across […]

LOCAL POLITICS: Field calls for urgent Footpath Maintenance in Glasheen

LOCAL POLITICS: Field calls for urgent Footpath Maintenance in Glasheen

12 July 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Luke Field, Labour Party Local Area Representative for the Cork City South West ward, has highlighted the poor condition of footpaths in the Glasheen area. ‘The condition of some of these paths is borderline pathetic––you’d feel like you’re taking a gamble just walking along them,’ commented Mr Field. […]

HERITAGE: Following TWO serious fires in Cork a Labour Rep wants Govt to protect other HERITAGE buildings

HERITAGE: Following TWO serious fires in Cork a Labour Rep wants Govt to protect other HERITAGE buildings

7 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Labour Local Area Representative in Cork South Central, Peter Horgan, has called for the Department of Heritage to take a proactive approach on Cork’s heritage buildings, after a series of fires have destroyed a large chunk of Cork’s heritage. “There are mixed feelings in Cork on the legacy […]

IRELAND OFFLINE? More delays for Ireland’s National broadband plan – Cork TD Sean Sherlock is concerned

IRELAND OFFLINE? More delays for Ireland’s National broadband plan – Cork TD Sean Sherlock is concerned

5 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Labour spokesperson on Communications, Cork TD Seán Sherlock, has said reports of further delays to the rollout of the National Broadband Plan show the Government has lost control of the process. It’s after the Minister for Communications indicated that delivery of the scheme looks set to be pushed […]

GAA: New Pairc Ui Chaoimh stadium in Cork WILL open just in time to host All Ireland Quarter Finals

GAA: New Pairc Ui Chaoimh stadium in Cork WILL open just in time to host All Ireland Quarter Finals

18 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Blackrock based local Area Representative for the Labour Party Peter Horgan has welcomed confirmation that Pairc Ui Chaoimh will open and host the All Ireland Quarter Finals. “The State investment in this project is not insignificant at €30 million and was approved by my colleague, Labour Party Leader […]

POLITICS: Labour v Fine Gael – Cork Labour Rep says Govt not investing in assessments of need for children and families

POLITICS: Labour v Fine Gael – Cork Labour Rep says Govt not investing in assessments of need for children and families

15 June 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A Labour Local Area Representative for Labour in Cork South Cenral – Peter Horgan – has expressed his disappointment and frustration that the new Government made not one mention of securing assessments of need for children and families in Cork and around the country. “Taoiseach Varadkar had the […]

ENVIRONMENT: Cork TD expresses disappointment about US withdrawal from Paris Climate Accord

ENVIRONMENT: Cork TD expresses disappointment about US withdrawal from Paris Climate Accord

2 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Labour spokesperson on Climate Change, Sean Sherlock TD, has expressed his disappointment at the decision by the United States to pull out of the Paris Climate Accord. The announcement was made by US President, Donald Trump, at the White House last evening. Deputy Sherlock commented: ‘’I am really […]

POLITICS: Cork Labour Rep calls on new Government to prioritise Early years Intervention investment

POLITICS: Cork Labour Rep calls on new Government to prioritise Early years Intervention investment

1 June 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Labour Party Local Area Representative, Peter Horgan, has called on the new Government to prioritise Early Years Intervention investment as a matter of urgency. “Whether which way the Fine Gael Leadership contest goes, we will have a new Taoiseach and a new-ish Government next week,” said Mr Horgan. […]

SPEEDING: Cork City needs bye laws for SLOWER speeds in HOUSING ESTATES – says Labour Local Area Representative Peter Horgan

SPEEDING: Cork City needs bye laws for SLOWER speeds in HOUSING ESTATES – says Labour Local Area Representative Peter Horgan

18 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Labour Local Area Representative[*1] Peter Horgan has urged residents in the areas affected under new City Council plans to engage with the new draft bye laws on speed limits in estates. “A common concern that I hear from people right around the city and the South East Ward […]

WEST CORK: Dunmanway Swimming pool opens – after years of planning and campaigning

WEST CORK: Dunmanway Swimming pool opens – after years of planning and campaigning

16 May 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Former Labour Party TD for Cork South-West, Michael McCarthy has welcomed the opening of Dunmanway Swimming Pool “I have championed this issue for many years, especially at national level and I am delighted that this day has finally arrived. “The proposals for the new pool were developed some […]

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