Anti Irish Water meetings continue in Cork

7 April 2015, Tuesday By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The We Won’t Pay campaign this morning announced plans for a major march and rally against the water charges for Cork city this Saturday afternoon (assemble City Library, Grand Parade 2pm). With Irish Water bills due to start arriving in letterboxes throughout the country within days Saturday’s […]

Simon Zebo launches new brand

Simon Zebo launches new brand

7 April 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie With the help of its patron, Munster and Ireland Rugby Star Simon Zebo, Cork ARC Cancer Support House unveiled its new visual identity. Cork ARC is a registered charity and voluntary organisation supporting cancer patients and their families since 2003. The aim of their new brand is to […]

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 […]

Racist graffiti

Racist graffiti

2 April 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance councillors Lil O’Donnell and Mick Barry have condemned racist graffiti which was painted on the side wall of an African shop in Shandon Street this week. The graffiti (below) read: “Blacks Out” and included a Celtic Cross, a symbol used by many neo-nazi and extreme […]

Council house waiting list to fall

1 April 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator ColmBurke forCork North Central l has, today (Wednesday) welcomedthe allocation of €224m, for local authority housing in Cork City and Cork County .This is part of a national allocation of funding by Minister of State at the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government, Paudie […]