CORK POLITICS: Greens v Fine Gael

CORK POLITICS: Greens v Fine Gael

24 January 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork had said that another Fine Gael government would lead to even greater income inequality. The criticism comes follow a warning by ESRI economist, Barra Roantree, that Ireland has among the worst pre-tax income inequality in the European Union. The ESRI research showed that […]

Consultants report says Cork Airport was worth €904 million to economy in 2019

Consultants report says Cork Airport was worth €904 million to economy in 2019

24 January 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Review of January news Cork Airport generated €904 million for the Irish economy in 2019, according to findings in an economic impact study. The report, conducted by global management consulting firm InterVISTAS Consulting, revealed Cork Airport also contributed to the employment of 12,180 people in Ireland, equivalent to […]

GAA: SuperValu continue sponsorship of Cork Senior Ladies Football Team

GAA: SuperValu continue sponsorship of Cork Senior Ladies Football Team

23 January 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie SuperValu today announced that they will continue their sponsorship of the Cork Senior Ladies Football Team. The sponsorship of the country’s most successful ladies team is now entering its 7th year and SuperValu are delighted to once again be backing the girls in red. This Saturday (25th January) the […]

ELECTION 2020: Upgraded harbour for Schull… if Fianna Fail are elected to Government

ELECTION 2020: Upgraded harbour for Schull… if Fianna Fail are elected to Government

23 January 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Murphy O’Mahony will pursue Schull Harbour Development Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South West Margaret Murphy O’Mahony says she will pursue the development of Schull Harbour if her party is elected to government. The Schull Marina and Harbour development was promised by the outgoing government but after nine […]

How bad is Air Pollution on the Northside of Cork City?

How bad is Air Pollution on the Northside of Cork City?

23 January 2020 By Bryan Smyth news@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork has called for an increase in air pollution monitoring stations on the northside of the city A series of “indicative” monitoring equipment has been installed across Cork by Cork City Council in collaboration with UCC. These are calibrated against high-quality “reference” EPA stations. […]

Quadruplets return to Maternity Hospital to mark 18th birthday

Quadruplets return to Maternity Hospital to mark 18th birthday

22 January 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork Quadruplets celebrate 18th birthday with midwives and doctors at Cork University Maternity Hospital The Murphy quadruplets from Cork came to Cork University Maternity Hospital today, their 18th birthday, to meet with the doctors and midwives who delivered them. Kellie, Katie, Shauna and Amy Murphy visited with their […]

WEST CORK: Green Party name Bernie Connolly as candidate for Cork South West constituency

WEST CORK: Green Party name Bernie Connolly as candidate for Cork South West constituency

22 January 2020 By Bryan Smyth news@TheCork.ie Bernie Connolly, current Coordinator of Cork Environmental Forum, has been added to the Green Party ticket in Cork, being formally announced as the party’s candidate to contest the Cork South West constituency. Ms. Connolly, who previously stood for the party in the 2004 local elections, is the current […]