Plight of west Cork’s variable rate mortgage holders will not be forgotten by FF – Murphy O’Mahony

Plight of west Cork’s variable rate mortgage holders will not be forgotten by FF – Murphy O’Mahony

21 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork South-West Fianna Fáil TD Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said the party is not forgetting the plight of standard variable rate mortgage holders trapped on high interest rates and stuck in a vicious cycle because of negative equity and inaction from banks. Deputy Murphy O’Mahony said: “Many families […]

12,000 balls roll down Patrick’s Hill, Cork as part of fundraiser for Cork City Centre Defibrillator Project

12,000 balls roll down Patrick’s Hill, Cork as part of fundraiser for Cork City Centre Defibrillator Project

17 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Numerous charities across Cork are set to benefit from a fun and creative fundraising initiative, hosted by the Cork Lions Club today. Ten thousand multi-coloured balls will race down Patrick’s Hill today at 2.00 pm, in order to raise money for the installation of defibrillators across Cork city, […]

Former Cork Lord Mayor Tomás MacCurtain to be commemorated

Former Cork Lord Mayor Tomás MacCurtain to be commemorated

19 March 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The annual Tomás MacCurtain commemoration will take place this Sunday (March 21st) 1pm at the Republican Plot in St. Finbarr’s cemetery. The main speaker for the commemoration will be Sinn Féin’s newly elected TD, Donnchadh O’Laoghaire. Ard Mhéara Chorcaí Cllr Chris O’Leary will lay a wreath at MacCurtain’s […]

Easter promotion at Wilton Shopping Centre

Easter promotion at Wilton Shopping Centre

17 March 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Eggs-citing Easter Fun Day at Wilton Shopping Centre Easter Saturday, 26th March Families visiting Wilton Shopping Centre, Cork this Easter are in for an eggs-tra special chocolate treat. The Easter Family Fun Day is guaranteed eggs-cellent good fun and admission is free to shoppers of the Shopping Centre […]

Keep Cork litter free during St Patricks Festivals

Keep Cork litter free during St Patricks Festivals

17 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork County Council and the Ring of Cork Join Forces to Encourage Clean Towns, Villages and Countryside for St. Patrick’s Celebrations With thousands of tourists expected to visit Cork during the St. Patrick’s holiday period, it is vital that Cork’s towns, villages and countryside are clean as well […]

Cork TD wants end to what he calls “Mass Evictions at Eden, Blackrock”

Cork TD wants end to what he calls “Mass Evictions at Eden, Blackrock”

16 March 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance TD Mick Barry this morning slammed mass evictions being carried out by receiver Grant Thornton at the Eden estate in Blackrock, Cork. The newly-elected TD for Cork North Central said that greed and profiteering was driving people out of their homes and urged that people […]