-O’Brien SF

Sinn Féin Education Spokesperson, Jonathan O’Brien, TD (Cork North Central), speaking ahead of a PMB debate on the crisis relating to the online Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) system has said the Government should apologise to students for the hardship they have experienced as a result of the delays in processing thousands of grant applications. […]

Leader of Fianna Fail Micheál Martin launches new start up Vconnecta

14th November 2012 By David O’Sullivna david@TheCork.ie Most recent college graduates are out looking for jobs, but not 22 year old UCC Business Information Systems Graduate, Brendan Finucane. The young man who is Fianna Fail’s unelected representative for Rochestown has founded his own company Vconnecta which has just launched their new political canvassing application for […]

National Conservation & Heritage Group mourn the loss of landmark Cork building

The National Conservation & Heritage Group are deeply saddened that a gem of Cork’s heritage and history has been lost to fire. With ownership of property comes responsibility, with ownership of protected historic buildings come added responsibilities, as they should be held in care and in good order for the enjoyment of future generations, however […]

Clon Mayor Welcomes Flood Text Alert System

Clonakilty Town Mayor, Cllr. Cionnaith Ó Súilleabháín has welcomed the setting up of a new Free Flood Text Alert system which is now operational for the town, and he is encouraging everyone in the community to sign up. It has been set up by Cork County Council, and is a pilot system for the Clonakilty […]

Latest Census 2011 Results Cork

The Central Statistics Office today released the latest publication in its series of Census 2011 results, showing that a total of 68,372 persons, accounting for 13.2% of the population in County Cork, had a disability in April 2011. This compares with 13% of the population for the State as a whole. Today’s publication, “Profile 8 […]

O’Leary calls on Fianna Fáil to sanction Former Lord Mayor over “thugs” and “dole” comments directed at p rotestors

Sinn Féin’s Cllr. Chris O’Leary has called on Fianna Fáil to sanction former Lord Mayor, Cllr.Terry Shannon, over comments he made in which he described Home Help and Household Charge protestors as “thugs” and “gurriers”. O’leary has also called on Shannon to explain a derogatory remark, that has appeared in the press, regarding protestors drawing […]