Early Years Intervention motion – from a Cork branch – passed at Labour conference

Early Years Intervention motion – from a Cork branch – passed at Labour conference

24 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Blackrock/Mahon Labour Party branch were successful in a motion to the Labour Party conference in Wexford last weekend on the provision of ringfenced funding for Early Years Intervention. “Thousands of families live with the lack of assessment and intervention for their children far beyond legislation allows because […]

ENVIRONMENT: Ireland needs to ban ‘microbeads’ urgently – says Cork opposition TD Sean Sherlock

ENVIRONMENT: Ireland needs to ban ‘microbeads’ urgently – says Cork opposition TD Sean Sherlock

19 April 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Labour Spokesperson on Climate Change Sean Sherlock has dismissed the Government’s intention to introduce its own bill to ban plastic microbeads as “time wasting.” “There is no reason for the Government to introduce their own bill,” said Deputy Sherlock. “We have been promised new politics, but nearly every […]

Cork Minister Simon Coveney CAN allow elected Councillors to reduce commercial rates – says Labour Party

Cork Minister Simon Coveney CAN allow elected Councillors to reduce commercial rates – says Labour Party

18 April 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Commenting on the plans of Minister Simon Coveney (Fine Gael) to introduce a new law to allow local authorities to reduce commercial rates, Labour Party spokesperson Jan O’Sullivan has called on the Minister to act on the powers he already has under the Local Government (Rates) Act 1970. […]

Cork TD Sean Sherlock unhappy with Justice Minister over handling or latest Garda management scandal

Cork TD Sean Sherlock unhappy with Justice Minister over handling or latest Garda management scandal

28 March 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork East and Labour TD Seán Sherlock questioned Minister for Justice Francis Fitzgerald during the debate on the Garda Management yesterday in Dáil Eireann. “If the Minister has faith in the Policing Authority and if she has known about this since June 2016, why did she leave it until […]

Workers Party and Labour members in Cork SUPPORT Bus Eireann strike

Workers Party and Labour members in Cork SUPPORT Bus Eireann strike

24 March 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork’s only Workers Party policitian – Cork City Cllr. Ted Tynan – has called for “massive support” for striking Bus Éireann workers “The Workers Party has expressed its solidarity with Bus Eireann Workers who are now on strike following the decision of company management to proceed unilaterally to […]

Youth Council urges young people in Cork to register before November 25th deadline

Youth Council urges young people in Cork to register before November 25th deadline

21 November 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie 6723 young people in Cork have turned 18 since last year and will have right to vote The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) is encouraging young people in County Cork to make sure they are registered to vote before the deadline for inclusion on the electoral register […]

Cork Labour TD Sean Sherlock NOT happy with Government’s Budget 2016

Cork Labour  TD Sean Sherlock NOT happy with Government’s Budget 2016

12 October 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Labour TD and Spokesperson on Public Expenditure and Reform, Seán Sherlock , has highlighted how thin the Government has spread the ‘fiscal space’ in the Budget announced yesterday. “The immediate aftermath of a Budget announcement tends to focus on top-line figures in the areas of Social Protection and […]

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