IRELAND’S INSURANCE CRISIS: What is the Government doing?

IRELAND’S INSURANCE CRISIS: What is the Government doing?

16 November 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Donohoe’s hands-off approach to insurance crisis exposed – McGrath Information revealed to Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath TD has revealed that the Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has not had a single meeting with the insurance industry in the past two and a half years on […]

TRAFFIC BOTTLENECK TO IMPROVE? Cork County Council tendering for Little Island transport design works

TRAFFIC BOTTLENECK TO IMPROVE? Cork County Council tendering for Little Island transport design works

15 November 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Local Fianna Fáil councillor, Pádraig O’Sullivan has confirmed that progress is soon to be made on addressing traffic and transport issues in Little Island. Cllr. O’Sullivan was commenting as Cork County Council advertised a call for tenders for design works under the Little Island Traffic and Transportation Study. […]

Latest EPA report underscores need for investment in water infrastructure – O’Connor

Latest EPA report underscores need for investment in water infrastructure – O’Connor

14 November 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil General Election candidate for Cork East Cllr. James O’Connor says Irish Water must urgently ramp up the roll out of infrastructure projects to ensure that we have a safe, secure water supply. He made the call following the publication of the latest EPA waste water treatment […]

MACROOM & KANTURK will receive rural regeneration funding

MACROOM & KANTURK will receive rural regeneration funding

6 November 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Christopher O’ Sullivan today welcomed news that Cork County Council has been successful in securing government funding of over €2.6million for rural regeneration in the towns of Macroom and Kanturk in County Cork. The Government’s Rural Regeneration and Development Fund (RRDF) […]

Cork TD asks Taoiseach ‘Where is promised new school?’

Cork TD asks Taoiseach ‘Where is promised new school?’

25 October 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork North West TD, Aindrias Moynihan has questioned the Taoiseach on the commitment given by the Government that there would be a new secondary school in Ballincollig. Deputy Moynihan said it wasn’t good enough that parents are put through unnecessary stress each year making applications to over-subscribed local […]

PERFECT SCHOOL ATTENDANCE: 100 Cork school children receive award from Lord Mayor

PERFECT SCHOOL ATTENDANCE: 100 Cork school children receive award from Lord Mayor

23 October 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The average primary school pupil misses 10 days each school year, and the average secondary student misses 13 days a year, but these students missed none. 100 students from primary and secondary schools in Cork will gather in Cork City Hall today to receive awards from the Cork […]

TOXIC DUMP TURNED INTO PUBLIC PARK: Haulbowline Remediation Up for Engineers Ireland Project of the Year

TOXIC DUMP TURNED INTO PUBLIC PARK: Haulbowline Remediation Up for Engineers Ireland Project of the Year

21 October 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The East Tip Haulbowline Island Remediation Project completed by Cork County Council, RPS Consulting Engineers, PJ Hegarty & Sons and the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has been shortlisted for the Engineering Project of the Year 2019. The remediation project on the East tip of Haulbowline […]

Govt ignoring crisis in Disability Sector – Murphy O’Mahony

Govt ignoring crisis in Disability Sector – Murphy O’Mahony

19 October 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Crisis at Cope Foundation was flagged months ago Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Disability Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has accused the government of ignoring repeated warnings about a funding crisis in the disability sector. The Cope Foundation, which supports children and adults with intellectual disabilities, says it needs an additional […]

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