Europe unhappy with Ireland homelessness situation

Europe unhappy with Ireland homelessness situation

22 March 2018, Thursday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Cork North Central Solidarity TD Mick Barry this morning said that Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy and Housing Agency chairman Conor Skehan should be asked to comment on what he described as “scorching criticism” directed at the Housing Agency chairman and Government Ministers by a new report […]

Surging business insurance premiums risking future of many North Cork businesses – Moynihan

Surging business insurance premiums risking future of many North Cork businesses – Moynihan

21 March 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Michael Moynihan has said that businesses up and down North Cork are at risk of going under as a result of the crippling costs of business insurance. Deputy Moynihan was commenting ahead of a Fianna Fáil Dáil motion on the issue […]

HOUSING CRISIS: Government inaction on vacant dwellings is inexcusable – says Cork TD

HOUSING CRISIS: Government inaction on vacant dwellings is inexcusable – says Cork TD

14 March 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West Aindrias Moynihan has hit out at the Government for failing to put in place the necessary supports and infrastructure to help revitalise small towns and villages. Deputy Aindrias Moynihan made the comments following Fianna Fáil’s public meeting on housing held in […]

CORK COUNTY COUNCIL: contributes towards reading and education with ‘Summer Reading Scheme’ for children

CORK COUNTY COUNCIL: contributes towards reading and education with ‘Summer Reading Scheme’ for children

13 March 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie While summer 2017 is a distant memory, Cork County Council’s Library Service is ‘basking in sunshine’ following the recent publication of the Summer Stars 2017 Report, the National summer reading programme for libraries. Out of 29 library authorities across the country, Cork County Library topped the charts in […]

BUSINESS SURVEY: Cork meetings are quicker and have less attendees

BUSINESS SURVEY: Cork meetings are quicker and have less attendees

13 March 2018, Tuesday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Tuesday is the best day for a meeting, late in the morning, but keep it less than 35 minutes. €1,123 is the cost of tardiness to meetings per employee per year and remote working is becoming the new norm in a mobile-first world according to new research […]

HEALTH CRISIS CONTINUES: 714 patients are on trolleys in EDs across the country

HEALTH CRISIS CONTINUES: 714 patients are on trolleys in EDs across the country

13 March 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Record trolley figures are absolutely deplorable – says Cork opposition TD Billy Kelleher Fianna Fáil Health Spokesperson Billy Kelleher (A Cork North Central TD) has described the latest INMO figures, which reveal that there are 714 people on trolleys this morning, as “absolutely deplorable”. The figures are the […]

THE WATER IS OFF – in parts of Youghal & Allihies, Co Cork – aftermath of #StormEmma

THE WATER IS OFF – in parts of Youghal & Allihies, Co Cork – aftermath of #StormEmma

4 March 2018, 11am By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Due to issues associated with Storm Emma and an increased demand on water supplies, a number of areas of Cork are currently experiencing disruptions to their water supply. Irish Water is working with Cork County Council to fix leaks and carry out any other necessary repairs as […]