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2 February 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Hundreds of thousands of PAYE workers entitled to tax refund after overpayment of tax Fianna Fáil TD Aindrias Moynihan has urged PAYE taxpayers to file an income tax return as they may be due a refund for overpaid taxes. The Cork North West TD has been informed by... Read More
1 February 2023 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune is welcoming a new EU-wide innovative platform to help diagnose cancer. Launched ahead of World Cancer Day (Saturday February 4th), the European Cancer Imaging Initiative will use artificial intelligence and digital technologies to assist in the detection, identification and treatment of the disease.... Read More
23 January 2023 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Transport Spokesperson and TD for Cork East, James O’Connor can confirm that the Midleton-Youghal N25 scheme has advanced to the Department of Transport for approval. Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) which has responsibility for new road construction, has confirmed to Deputy O’Connor this week (January 23rd) that... Read More
22 January 2023 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie FISHERIES/POLITICS: West Cork Independent Deputy Michael Collins and his colleagues in the Rural Independent group demand financial support package for inshore fishermen The government can no longer stand idle when a variety of factors is driving the inshore fleet into a catastrophic financial gorge. The Rural Independent TDs... Read More
19 January 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Confirmation that Road Safety Authority (RSA) is engaged in legal process to impose penalties relating to NCT contract is welcome – but must be fully pursued The Government must urgently address ongoing delays being experienced by motorists trying to access National Car Testing (NCT) centres and apply appropriate... Read More
19 January 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Argos is to close all 34 of its Irish stores including the 2 in Cork at Mahon Point Retail Park & Blackpool Retail Park (which incidentally was always referred to as”Cork Retail Park” with no mentioned of the word Blackpool on the Argos website) Before the internet, Argos... Read More
14 January 2023 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune is calling for the establishment of a dedicated Health Committee at the European Parliament. The Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee (ENVI) currently oversees public health issues that affect Ireland and all EU members. MEP Clune, a member of that Committee and... Read More