#HousingCrisis – Rebuilding Ireland Homeloan discriminates against single people formerly in relationships

#HousingCrisis – Rebuilding Ireland Homeloan discriminates against single people formerly in relationships

4 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Michael Moynihan has said that there is an inherent unfairness in the way the Rebuilding Ireland Homeloan Scheme is biased against unmarried people. Deputy Moynihan was commenting after questioning the Minister for Housing on the guidelines used to determine if an […]

HEALTH: Lyme Disease raised in Europe – by Cork MEP

HEALTH: Lyme Disease raised in Europe – by Cork MEP

3 July 2018 Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada raised the issue of Lyme Disease in the European Parliament this week. The Ireland South MEP asked the Commission for an update on what work was being done at a European level to raise awareness of the condition. “Lyme disease is the most […]

Creed announces public consultation on Inshore Fisheries Strategy

Creed announces public consultation on Inshore Fisheries Strategy

3 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Cork-based Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., has announced his intention to launch a public consultation on the Inshore Fisheries Strategy following a proposal made by the National Inshore Fisheries Forum. The consultation process will be open for a seven week period and […]

Cork needs a signpost showing distances to twinned Cities – Cologne, Coventry, Swansea, Shanghai, San Francisco and Rennes

Cork needs a signpost showing distances to twinned Cities – Cologne, Coventry, Swansea, Shanghai, San Francisco and Rennes

3 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie City Cllr proposes motion for a new sign in Cork City to list twinned cities Cllr Dr John Sheehan (Fianna Fail) said “In view of the fact the San Francisco had recently erected a signpost listing their twinned cites and their distances, I would like to see a similar […]

TRADE UNION NEWS: Unite to stage protest in Macroom in support of IAC archaeologists set to down trowels on bypass project

TRADE UNION NEWS: Unite to stage protest in Macroom in support of IAC archaeologists set to down trowels on bypass project

3 July 2018 By Bryan Symth bryan@TheCork.ie Irish Archaeological Consultancy forces workers to ‘Dig4Decency’ as company refuses to engage collectively with workers Members of Unite’s archaeology branch and supporters from around the country will be converging on Macroom town square tomorrow (Wednesday 4 July) to hold a protest in solidarity with Unite archaeologists working for […]

CORK RUNNING OUT OF WATER: Night-time restrictions in Crosshaven and Clonakilty

CORK RUNNING OUT OF WATER: Night-time restrictions in Crosshaven and Clonakilty

3 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council is anxious to ensure public water is conserved as much as possible and has established a Water Conservation Management Group in response to the current weather conditions to help manage supplies across the county.  This group convened today and has issued guidance to staff on the […]

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