Courts unable to pursue unpaid water bills

13 April 2015 By Bryan Smyth Anti Austerity Alliance councillor Mick Barry this morning said that there are strong and growing indications that Irish Water may be unable to collect the water charge if people simply refuse to pay it. His comments came in the wake of yesterday’s SUNDAY TIMES revelation that the Courts […]

Large anti water march this Saturday

Large anti water march this Saturday

10 April 2015 By David O’Sullivan Thousands are expected to attend tomorrow’s We Won’t Pay anti-water charges demonstration in Cork city as bills begin to drop and the mood for a non-payment boycott appears to harden across the country. Tomorrow’s demonstration will assemble at the City Library in the Grand Parade at 2pm, will […]

IBEC wants Cork City boundary to be extended

10 April 2015 By Bryan Smyth Ibec Cork, the group that represents many businesses, today met with the local government review committee and called for the boundary of Cork city to be extended to incorporate the suburbs to create a local authority area of 200,000 people. Additionally, the group warned that now is not […]

Anti Irish Water meetings continue in Cork

7 April 2015, Tuesday By Tom O’Sullivan The We Won’t Pay campaign this morning announced plans for a major march and rally against the water charges for Cork city this Saturday afternoon (assemble City Library, Grand Parade 2pm). With Irish Water bills due to start arriving in letterboxes throughout the country within days Saturday’s […]

Support Dunnes Stores workers and refuse to pass the picket

2 April 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan Sinn Féin TD Sandra McLellan has stated that the best way that the people of Cork can support the striking Dunnes Stores workers is by refusing to pass the picket. Deputy McLellan said; “The people of Cork should show their solidarity with the Dunnes Stores workers tomorrow by […]

Council house waiting list to fall

1 April 2015 By David O’Sullivan Fine Gael Senator ColmBurke forCork North Central l has, today (Wednesday) welcomedthe allocation of €224m, for local authority housing in Cork City and Cork County .This is part of a national allocation of funding by Minister of State at the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government, Paudie […]

Tourism Conference to grow passenger numbers at Cork Airport

Tourism Conference to grow passenger numbers at Cork Airport

29 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan Developing new routes to Germany, Scandinavia, Northern Italy and France was the focus of a round table conference at Inchydoney on Thursday with the Minister for tourism Paschal Donohue among those in attendance. The event which was attended by the management at Cork Airport as well as representatives […]

Cork Sinn Fein outline 1916 commemoration plans

29 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan Sinn Féin TD for Cork North Central Jonathan O’Brien has stated that bringing about the republic envisaged in the 1916 proclamation remains unfinished business. Deputy O’Brien was speaking at an event in the Metropole Hotel this week to mark the Cork City launch of Sinn Féin’s National 1916 […]

Large Prize Bonds winner in Cork

29 March 2015 By Bryan Smyth This week’s Prize Bond Star prize of €50,000.00 goes to lucky Prize Bond number HF643024 held in County Cork. The lucky bond was purchased in 2007. There were over 7,000 prizes awarded in this week’s Prize Bond Draw, amounting to over €420,000. In addition to a €1 MILLION […]