By Bryan T. Smyth
Town Council’s across County Cork and the rest of the Country are electing
their final Mayor’s this month.
It’s because under “local government reform” Minister Phil Hogan
will abolish all of Ireland’s 82 town councils next Summer.
Town Council’s are the lowest rung of democracy,
and there are 12 in County Cork, their functions will be absorbed by
The new – and final – Mayor of Cobh is Labour Cllr John Mulvihill Junior
He fears that businesses will suffer when Town Councils disappear