ELECTION 2020: Upgraded harbour for Schull… if Fianna Fail are elected to Government

ELECTION 2020: Upgraded harbour for Schull… if Fianna Fail are elected to Government

23 January 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Murphy O’Mahony will pursue Schull Harbour Development Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South West Margaret Murphy O’Mahony says she will pursue the development of Schull Harbour if her party is elected to government. The Schull Marina and Harbour development was promised by the outgoing government but after nine […]

Councillor leaves Fianna Fail to run as Independent in General Election

Councillor leaves Fianna Fail to run as Independent in General Election

15 January 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Cllr Kenneth O’Flynn has announced that he is to stand as an independent candidate in the forthcoming General Election for Cork North Central. “It has always been my intention to seek to represent the people of Cork North Central in Dail Eireann. The Fianna Fail party […]

€3 million grant for ‘CorkBioHub’

€3 million grant for ‘CorkBioHub’

13 January 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Promoters of a new Life Sciences R&D Hub have welcomed the news of more than €3 million in funding through the Regional Enterprise Development Fund as announced by Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD last week. The not-for-profit SynBioHub DAC (trading as CorkBioHub) will act […]

Poll topping Cork Mayor wants to run in General Election, but will Fianna Fail add him to their ticket?

Poll topping Cork Mayor wants to run in General Election, but will Fianna Fail add him to their ticket?

5 January 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie County Mayor Cllr Christopher O’Sullivan has all the ingredients to be a TD for the constituency of Cork South West, but his Fianna Fail party need to add him to the ticket first, because he says he has no intention of going Independent (as then-Mayor Alan Coleman did in […]

HEALTH POLITICS: “Government must take responsibility for worst ever trolley figures at Cork University Hospital” – says new TD

HEALTH POLITICS: “Government must take responsibility for worst ever trolley figures at Cork University Hospital” – says new TD

3 January 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North Central Padraig O’Sullivan says the Health Minister and his Cabinet colleagues must take responsibility for the shocking trolley figures being recorded in Cork hospitals. According to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, there are 55 people on trolleys in Cork University Hospital […]

‘Hands off’ approach of Ministers to insurance crisis astounding – McGrath

‘Hands off’ approach of Ministers to insurance crisis astounding – McGrath

24 December 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance – Carrigaline based – Michael McGrath TD has described as astounding the hands off approach adopted by key Ministers in the Fine Gael-led government in relation to the escalating insurance crisis. Deputy McGrath commented, “At a time when creche facilities, businesses and community […]

Shocking insurance premium increases are damning indictment of Govt failure to tackle costs – Martin

Shocking insurance premium increases are damning indictment of Govt failure to tackle costs – Martin

18 December 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Remarks by Cork-based Fianna Fail Leader Micheal Martin on rising insurance costs during Leaders’ Questions The Central Bank’s report on private motor insurance reveals a shocking story of continuous rip-off of the people of Ireland, in particular young people, by the insurance industry. It is also a damning […]

Talks on new pharmacists’ contract must begin in earnest – Murphy O’Mahony

Talks on new pharmacists’ contract must begin in earnest – Murphy O’Mahony

7 December 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie HSE withdraws proposals for cuts Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South West Margaret Murphy O’Mahony says the HSE and Minister for Health must engage fully with community pharmacists to agree a new contract in the new year. Deputy Murphy O’Mahony has welcomed the fact that cuts to pharmacists’ […]

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