POLITICS: Cork Workers’ Party Easter Commemoration this Sunday, April 16th

POLITICS: Cork Workers’ Party Easter Commemoration this Sunday, April 16th

14 April 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Cork Region of the Workers’ Party will hold its annual Easter 1916 Commemoration this Sunday (Easter Sunday), 16th April at 12.00 Noon. The Commemoration will take place at the Republican Plot at St. Finbarr’s Cemetery, Glasheen Road. This year’s oration will be delivered by Mayfield based Karen […]

POLITICS: Cork Workers’ Party Cllr says Fianna Fáil are ‘trying to leave the door open for water charges in future’

11 April 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Commenting on developments at the Oireachtas Water Committee, Workers’ Party Cork City Councillor Ted Tynan said: ‘The last minute deal by Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil to amend the recommendations of the Water Committee report is quite clearly an attempt to leave the door open for the reintroduction […]

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 […]

Will Mayfield post office – Cork – close?

13 March 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Tynan concern at transfer of Mayfield post office and proposed closure of up to 200 post offices Workers’ Party Councillor Ted Tynan has said local people should have been consulted about the proposed move of Mayfield post office from its current location to the Mayfield shopping centre. He […]

Cllr. Tynan welcomes decision to introduce a 30km/h speed limit on busy Mayfield residential road

Cllr. Tynan welcomes decision to introduce a 30km/h speed limit on busy Mayfield residential road

8 February 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Workers’ Party Cork City Councillor Ted Tynan has welcomed the decision of Cork City Council management to introduce a 30 kilometre per hour speed limit on Boherboy Road, Mayfield. The restricted speed limit is to be put in place on foot of a motion tabled by Cllr. Tynan […]

Workers’ Party launch campaign to fight funding cuts and ‘privatisation of Bus Éireann’

Workers’ Party launch campaign to fight funding cuts and ‘privatisation of Bus Éireann’

3 February 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Workers’ Party in Cork have launched a campaign to fight proposed cuts at Bus Éireann and to oppose government and management plans to – in the words of the party – “privatise the company or hand the most profitable routes over to private competitors” The Workers’ Party […]

Cork City Councillor Ted Tynan wants more people to be eligible for social housing

Cork City Councillor Ted Tynan wants more people to be eligible for social housing

9 January 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Council will tonight debate a motion calling for a 15% increase in the eligibility threshold to qualify for local authority social housing. The motion, proposed by Workers’ Party Councillor Ted Tynan calls on the government to allow those whose gross income is slightly above the current […]

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 […]

Council houses in Cork City need more maintenance – says Cllr

Council houses in Cork City need more maintenance – says Cllr

17 July 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Workers’ Party councillor Ted Tynan has said that despite the fact that Cork City Council tenants are paying a total of approximately €20 million per annum in rents for their homes the council’s housing maintenance scheme has been pared down to the bone. The Mayfield based councillor said […]

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