Ireland is too reliant on multinational Corporations for tax #Risky

Ireland is too reliant on multinational Corporations for tax #Risky

13 May 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Independent review into the sustainability of corporate tax receipts urgently needed In four years, Govt collects €5.4bn more than it expected Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath TD says statistics released by Revenue today once again highlight a dangerous and growing reliance on corporation tax receipts by […]

HEALTH POLITICS: Over 100,000 waiting on essential therapies – Murphy O’Mahony

HEALTH POLITICS: Over 100,000 waiting on essential therapies – Murphy O’Mahony

10 May 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Recent figures provided to Fianna Fáil Disability spokesperson, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony show that more than 100,000 are waiting for services in either speech and language therapy, occupational therapy or physiotherapy. “These latest figures show that 103,244 people were on waiting lists in February this year. The data does […]

Minister needs to confirm start date for Dunkettle upgrade – McGrath

Minister needs to confirm start date for Dunkettle upgrade – McGrath

6 May 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Cork South Central TD Michael McGrath has called on the Transport Minister Shane Ross to confirm on behalf of the government when the main construction contract will be awarded for the upgrade of the Dunkettle interchange and to set a date for the start of the […]

Govt needs to do more to encourage rural drivers to switch to e-vehicles – Aindrias Moynihan

Govt needs to do more to encourage rural drivers to switch to e-vehicles – Aindrias Moynihan

28 April 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West Aindrias Moynihan says the government is not doing enough to encourage drivers in across Cork to switch from petrol and diesel to e-cars. He’s warning that Ireland will fail to meet its e-car targets unless the government steps up its efforts […]

16 week delay in Carer’s Allowance applications completely unacceptable – Michael Moynihan

16 week delay in Carer’s Allowance applications completely unacceptable – Michael Moynihan

27 April 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West Michael Moynihan says carers in north Cork are being put under severe pressure as a result of delays in the processing of their applications for Carer’s Allowance payments. Deputy Moynihan says he has seen an increase in families coming to his […]

Public health requires bold new approach on E-Cigs – says Cork TD

Public health requires bold new approach on E-Cigs – says Cork TD

22 April 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Business, Enterprise and Innovation, and candidate for the European Parliament Billy Kelleher TD has said that protecting public health requires a bold new approach on the regulation and marketing of electronic cigarettes and vaping. His call came following the 15th anniversary of Fianna Fáil […]

North Cork communities still waiting on broadband connection – Michael Moynihan

North Cork communities still waiting on broadband connection – Michael Moynihan

21 April 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Minister signals further delay to NBP decision Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West Michael Moynihan says the lack of broadband in communities in north Cork is placing unfair restrictions on people living there. Deputy Moynihan says there is a palpable frustration in towns and villages which have […]

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