Aer lingus sale a terrible decision for the people of Ireland – Deputy Jonathan O’Brien

27 May 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin Cork North Central TD Jonathan O’Brien has described the sale of the state’s remaining 25% share in Aer Lingus as “a terrible decision for the people of Ireland.” In light of the government’s obvious privatisation agenda, the Sinn Féin Education Spokesperson also raised concerns regarding the […]

Support Dunnes Stores workers and refuse to pass the picket

2 April 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD Sandra McLellan has stated that the best way that the people of Cork can support the striking Dunnes Stores workers is by refusing to pass the picket. Deputy McLellan said; “The people of Cork should show their solidarity with the Dunnes Stores workers tomorrow by […]

Cork Sinn Fein outline 1916 commemoration plans

29 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD for Cork North Central Jonathan O’Brien has stated that bringing about the republic envisaged in the 1916 proclamation remains unfinished business. Deputy O’Brien was speaking at an event in the Metropole Hotel this week to mark the Cork City launch of Sinn Féin’s National 1916 […]

Sinn Féin opposed to County and City Council Merger

Sinn Féin opposed to County and City Council Merger

24 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie It appears that Cork City Council and Cork County Council will merge, and it will happen in the next 4 years. That means the local election of 2014 could have been the last where there were two authorities. Yesterday, there was a presentation for County Councillors in County […]

Sinn Féin announce nominees for Cork Lord Mayor

20 March 2015 BY David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin has announced Cllr Chris O’Leary and Cllr Mick Nugent as the party’s nominees for the positions of Ard Mhéara Chathair Chorcaí and Leas Ard Mhéara Chathair Chorcaí respectively. The nominations were ratified by the party’s Cork City Officer Board last night. On accepting the nomination, Cllr […]

Right to Water Demonstration on Saturday

20 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin General Election candidate for Cork South Central, Cllr Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire, has called on the people of Cork to support the National Right to Water Demonstration in Dublin on Saturday. Cllr Ó Laoghaire said; “A good turnout on Saturday is key to keeping the pressure on […]