FF publishes bill to bring greater transparency to complaints record of financial institutions

Fianna Fáil Finance Spokesperson – Carrigaline based Michael McGrath TD – has published a Bill empowering the Financial Services Ombudsman to publish and report upon complaints, investigations and adjudications against regulated financial service providers. Deputy McGrath stated, “It has long been the stated position of the Financial Services Ombudsman that the public interest would be […]

Mr Murphy lands Limerick feature for Burke

MALLOW TRAINER Liam Burke sent out 16-1 outsider Mr Murphy to win the feature Grade 3 Doran’s Pride Novice Hurdle at Limerick today. Mr Murphy was given a superb ride from Shay Barry and battled on bravely to beat favourite Please Talk in a thrilling finish. The winner is owned by Hans Joerg Zindel.

Basketball Ireland Weekly Preview

28th December 2011 By David O’Sullivan news@TheCork.ie UCC Demons and Bord Gais Neptune will go head to head in a mouth watering Nivea for Men’s SuperLeague Cork derby at the Neptune Stadium on Thursday night. In another derby clash 11890 Killester will be hoping to avenge their defeat at the hands of DCU Saints when […]

Rugby Munster to train In Bruff RFC tomorrow

Munster hold their squad session this week in Bruff RFC tomorrow. The session will be open to the public Details: Date: Thursday  December 22nd Venue: Bruff RFC. Time: Squad field session begins 11am

Buttimer welcomes announcement of school construction projects

Fine Gael TD for Cork South Central, Jerry Buttimer, has welcomed confirmation from the Minister for Education, Ruairi Quinn, that three schools in the constituency are to go to construction in 2012. “This is great news for the three schools involved; Scoil Nioclais, Frankfield and Scoil Phadraig Naofa, Rochestown will get extensions and refurbishments, Ashton […]

Funding Allocated for Cork Schoolâ

Fine Gael Senator Deirdre Clune has today welcomed the news form the Minister of Education and Skills Ruari Quinn that four Cork schools are to receive funding for building works. The Minister announced today details of the schools that are planned to advance into construction in 2012.  At Primary Level Scoil Nioclais, Frankfield Grange and […]

Cork Senator welcomes EU Christmas Toy Safety campaign

Fine Gael Senator, Colm Burke, today (Wednesday) welcomed the launch of the European Toy Safety Campaign which coincides with the Christmas rush to buy toys, saying it will help inform parents and make it a safer Christmas for all. “The European Commission Vice President, Antonio Tajani, has launched a European Toy Safety Campaign, designed to […]

Cork Showjumper Billy Twomey in action this weekend

THE last of this year’s World Cup competitions will see three Irish riders lining out at the Christmas show in Olympia, London at the weekend. Cork’s Billy Twomey, who beat the world’s top riders to win the Rolex Top Ten Final at Paris earlier this month, travels to Olympia with Romanov, Tin Tin, Tinka’s Serenade […]

SF O’Brien seeks meeting with Minister over School Cuts

Sinn Fein TD Jonathan O’Brien has sought a face-to-face meeting with the Minister for Education, Ruairi Quinn, over cutbacks which will see class sizes double in some Northside Schools.  Deputy O’Brien said:  “Yesterday I met with the principals of primary schools across the Northside who will be affected by the education cuts in this budget. […]

FF Leader speaks about summit

Speech of Micheál Martin TD, Leader of Fianna Fáil Statements on European Council Dáil Eireann, Wednesday 14th December 2011 Last week’s meeting of the European Council was one of the most critical in the history of the EU.  This summit was charged with providing a final and decisive answer a crisis which is hitting all […]