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21 January 2022 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Sinn Fein TD for Cork North Central, Thomas Gould, and SF local area rep Mandy O’Leary-Hegarty have called on the government to provide additional funding to Cork City Council to address air quality issues in Glanmire. Deputy Gould said: “I have contacted the Minister because a number of... Read More
19 January 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork TD raises cycling infrastructure disparity in Oireachtas Housing Committee Sinn Fein TD for Cork North Central, Thomas Gould, raised issues with cycling infrastructure and accessibility in the Oireachtas Housing Committee session on Transport-Oriented Development. Witnesses included the Cork Cycling Campaign. Deputy Gould said: “I was delighted that... Read More
15 January 2022 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Department of Rural and Community Development recently confirmed that funding of €1,540,000 will be allocated to Cork County Council under the Rural Regeneration and Development Fund (RRDF) to progress a renewal project in Fermoy town centre, according to Fine Gael TD for Cork East Constituency, David Stanton.... Read More
12 January 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Employment growth increased 6% in 2021 for companies in the South region supported by Enterprise Ireland, a Fine Gael TD has said. Cork North Central Deputy Colm Burke said: “Employment growth in Enterprise Ireland (EI) companies increased by 6% in the South region in 2021, a year of... Read More
11 January 2022 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Resignation of entire Disabled Drivers Medical Scheme Appeals Board ‘gravely concerning’ – Thomas Gould TD and Donnchadh Ó’Laoghaire TD Sinn Féin TDs for Cork, Thomas Gould and Donnchadh Ó’Laoghaire have expressed grave concern at news that the entire Disabled Drivers Medical Scheme Appeals Board has resigned after expressing... Read More
11 January 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Personal transport supports for people with disabilities are now virtually non-existent, according to West Cork based Social Democrats TD Holly Cairns Deputy Cairns, a member of the Oireachtas Committee on Disability Matters, said: “Today it was reported that the Disabled Drivers Medical Board of Appeal resigned en masse.... Read More
11 January 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie West Cork TD Michael Collins and his colleagues in The Rural Independent Group have said that the pandemic-related disruptions to cancer diagnoses and treatments are having a profound impact on patients and their families. The Group is calling for an immediate and decisive government intervention. Speaking from his... Read More