Kelleher vows to protect Ireland’s corporation tax rate in Europe

Kelleher vows to protect Ireland’s corporation tax rate in Europe

20 July 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil MEP for Ireland South and member of the European Parliament Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs Billy Kelleher has expressed his disappointment that the lead candidate for President of the European Commission failed to outline any position or give assurance’s that Ireland’s corporate tax rate will […]

Speed limits on West Cork roads must protect cyclists and tourists – Murphy O’Mahony

Speed limits on West Cork roads must protect cyclists and tourists – Murphy O’Mahony

13 July 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South West Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has raised serious concerns about the speed limits on certain roads across West Cork. She says locals and tourists are avoiding walking and cycling along the roads because cars and trucks are able to drive up to 80kph. […]

HSE PROBLEMS: Lengthy backlogs leading to reimbursement delays for patients

HSE PROBLEMS: Lengthy backlogs leading to reimbursement delays for patients

22 June 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie 4,000 applications still being processed Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South Central Michael McGrath has called on the Health Minister to allocate additional resources to reduce huge waiting times for reimbursement for Cross Border Directive patients. Deputy McGrath made the call after he was informed that the turnaround […]

‘Dáil 100’ Exhibition launched in Cork as part of Dáil100 celebrations

‘Dáil 100’ Exhibition launched in Cork as part of Dáil100 celebrations

22 June 2019, Saturday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The role of the first members of Dáil Éireann from Cork was highlighted Friday as ‘Dáil 100’ was launched regionally for the first time, on Leeside. The launch of the exhibition at Cork County Council Offices, is part of a programme of events designed to commemorate the […]

IRELAND: Cork based Naval Service having trouble keeping members due to LOW PAY

IRELAND: Cork based Naval Service having trouble keeping members due to LOW PAY

20 June 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South Central Michael McGrath has said the government is ignoring the plight of our Defence Forces and failing to listen or address the serious issues facing them. Deputy McGrath was speaking after receiving a reply in the Dáil confirming that the number of […]

Govt need to do more to encourage people to take up apprenticeships – Murphy O’Mahony

Govt need to do more to encourage people to take up apprenticeships – Murphy O’Mahony

12 June 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South-West, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has welcomed the €1,270,000 allocated to Cork IT to support apprenticeship programmes but has said that more needs to be done to entice and encourage young people, and particularly women, to take up apprenticeships. She explained, “Cork IT will […]

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