Will Cork City TDs must support ‘rent certainty’ and ‘homelessness prevention legislation’?

Will Cork City TDs must support ‘rent certainty’ and ‘homelessness prevention legislation’?

1 December 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin General Election Candidate Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire has called on Cork City TDs, and in particular the Government TDs, to support the Rent Certainty and Prevention of Homelessness Bill 2015 . Cllr Ó Laoghaire was involved in the drafting of this Bill, which seeks a firm move […]

Protest outside Cork City Centre Emergency Department to highlight overcrowding

Protest outside Cork City Centre Emergency Department to highlight overcrowding

30 November 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie “The mismanagement of the Healthcare System by the Government” Those are the words of Cork Sinn Fein. The party organised a Nationwide set of demonstrations on Saturday 28th, including an action at the Mercy University Hospital in Cork organised by Sinn Féin Republican Youth. Speaking following the protest, […]

Cork City Fire Brigade promo vehicle has been revamped

Cork City Fire Brigade promo vehicle has been revamped

28 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork City Fire Department is re-launching their Community Fire Safety vehicle on Monday November 30th 2015 outside the Cork City Council Civic Offices at 11.00am. Modifications have been done to the vehicle to improve its capacity to deliver Community Fire Safety Messages. The addition of a digital screen […]

Suicide prevention services are underfunded in Ireland – says East Cork Sinn Fein Cllr

Suicide prevention services are underfunded in Ireland – says East Cork Sinn Fein Cllr

28 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin General Election candidate Cllr Pat Buckley warned the government that it must address its chronic underfunding of suicide prevention services. Above: Cllr Pat Buckley Councillor Buckley was speaking following a suicide prevention event in Youghal this week in which local man Nigel Kirby decorated his house, […]

Cork Sinn Féin to hold protest on health crisis this afternoon

Cork Sinn Féin to hold protest on health crisis this afternoon

28 November 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin will be holding a demonstration today to highlight the growing crisis in the A&E system, increasing numbers on trolleys and the pressure on Healthcare Staff. Sinn Féin members will be at the Mercy Hospital at 12 midday, and will hold a short demonstration, before proceeding to […]

Selected Cork shops are accepting donations of Children’s toys

Selected Cork shops are accepting donations of Children’s toys

27 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Barnardos launched its annual Christmas Toy Appeal, supported by GLS ParcelShops, today. The children’s charity is asking shoppers in Cork to add the Barnardos Christmas Toy Appeal to their shopping lists this festive season and help make a child’s Christmas. Every Christmas Barnardos needs gifts for children of […]

Irish Water completes new Wastewater treatment plant in Riverstick

Irish Water completes new Wastewater treatment plant in Riverstick

26 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Old plant failed to meet environmental standards for the treatment of wastewater causing poor water quality in the River Stick and significant odour issues for the local community Irish Water, Ireland’s national water utility responsible for providing and developing water and wastewater services throughout Ireland, in partnership with […]

Labour Party has questions to answer as one in three child at risk of poverty – Liadh Ní Riada MEP

Labour Party has questions to answer as one in three child at risk of poverty – Liadh Ní Riada MEP

26 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has strongly criticised the Labour Party over its role in Government, as European statistics show higher than average child poverty rates in Ireland and 33.9% of children here at risk of poverty. Liadh Ní Riada said; “One in every three children in […]

Cork-based Ag Eisteacht charity highlight ‘Hands Up for Children’ initiative

Cork-based Ag Eisteacht charity highlight ‘Hands Up for Children’ initiative

26 November 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Barnardos CEO Fergus Finlay has delivered the keynote address at an awareness morning for the Hands Up for Children campaign in Cork today. The campaign is a coalition of organisations from around the country, which is calling for preventative and early interventions for children and families to be […]

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