‘Don’t pay water charges’ urges Cork City Councillor

‘Don’t pay water charges’ urges Cork City Councillor

15 July 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance councillor Mick Barry this morning called on households across the country to refuse to pay the second bill to Irish Water after news broke last night that 57% of households didn’t pay their first bill (a total of 825,000 households). Cllr Barry said that there […]

20k Cannabis seized in Cork

15 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie As part of an intelligence led joint operation, officers from Revenue’s Customs Service with the Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau and Cork Divisional Drugs Unit, yesterday (14/7/15) seized 1 kg of Herbal Cannabis, with an estimated value of €20,000.00 in Cork. The drugs which originated in Cameroon were […]

SeaFest was ‘a swell success’

SeaFest was ‘a swell success’

13 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie With over 10,000 people turning out for SeaFest event in Cork Harbour this weekend, Ireland’s first national maritime festival is being heralded as a great success. Co-ordinated by the Marine Institute, SeaFest brought together a number of state agencies and organisations to showcase to the public the wonders […]

Govt to fund West Cork artisan food markets

Govt to fund West Cork artisan food markets

13 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Fine Gael TD for Cork South West Jim Daly, is encouraging organisers of food and artisan markets in West Cork to apply for new Government funding. The funding is aimed at boosting community based markets across West Cork. The scheme is open to all rural towns and villages […]

Carrigaline man secures high level Fianna Fail position

13 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil members of Cork County Council have elected Councillor Seamus McGrath as the party’s new Group Leader on the Local Authority at a meeting in County Hall today. Councillor McGrath represents the Ballincollig-Carrigaline Local Electoral Area and was unanimously selected by the 16-strong Fianna Fáil team on […]

Get rid of JobBridge – says Cork City Anti Austerity Alliance Cllr

Get rid of  JobBridge – says Cork City Anti Austerity Alliance Cllr

13 July 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork City Anti Austerity Alliance councillor Mick Barry has welcomed the removal of nearly 6000 obsolete laws from the statute books – but has criticised the State’s reliance on JobBridge internships for the research that preceded the removal. The 1533 proclamation banning criticism of the marriage of Henry […]

Classic cars raise money for for Mercy Hospital

Classic cars raise money for for Mercy Hospital

13 July 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ballincollig & District Vintage and Classic Car Club will host its Annual Vintage Show the car park of Ballincollig Shopping Centre on Friday 25th and Sunday 26th July, raising funds for the Mercy Hospital Foundation. The two day event will see the popular club, which caters for classic […]