Please install the HSE COVID Tracker App – says Cork TD

12 July 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North Central Padraig O’Sullivan has encouraged smartphone owners to download the new HSE COVID Tracker App to their phone. The App, which was launched this week, will facilitate digital contact tracing of close contacts of confirmed cases of COVID-19, allows users to record […]

Will new Taoiseach Micheál Martin go on to become the next President of Ireland?

Will new Taoiseach Micheál Martin go on to become the next President of Ireland?

1 July 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Miriam O’Callaghan still features High in Betting at 12/1 New Taoiseach Micheál Martin (Fianna Fail), from Cork South Central, is already being backed for a future bid in the Phoenix Park. The current President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins must relinquish the role in 2025 when his second […]

FARMING: Relief as 2-year CAP extension provisionally agreed at EU level

FARMING: Relief as 2-year CAP extension provisionally agreed at EU level

1 July 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil MEP Billy Kelleher has said that Irish farmers can breathe a sigh of relief following the announcement of a two-year CAP extension by the European Union. Kelleher was commenting after a provisional agreement was reached between the co-legislators – the Parliament and the Council today. “Put […]

Cork Bishop congratulates Micheál Martin on his election as Taoiseach

Cork Bishop congratulates Micheál Martin on his election as Taoiseach

27 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Bishop Fintan Gavin congratulates Micheál Martin on his election as Taoiseach “I congratulate Deputy Micheál Martin on his election as Taoiseach of our country. This is a special day for Deputy Martin, his wife Mary, his family and his many friends throughout Cork city and county. His election […]

Mayor pays courtesy visit to Catholic Bishop’s: Fintan Gavin & William Crean

Mayor pays courtesy visit to Catholic Bishop’s: Fintan Gavin & William Crean

25 June 2020, Thursday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cllr. Ian Doyle (FF), Mayor of the County of Cork made a courtesy visit to Bishops Fintan Gavin, Bishop of the Diocese of Cork and Ross and Bishop Willian Crean, Bishop of Cloyne Diocese. Cork is such a large County there are two separate Catholic dioceses. This […]

Cork Fianna Fail TD supports coalition with Fine Gael and Green

Cork Fianna Fail TD supports coalition with Fine Gael and Green

19 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Moynihan welcomes commitment on pensions in draft Programme for Government Fáil TD for Cork North West Michael Moynihan has welcomed the commitment in the Programme for Government to maintain the state pension age at 66. Deputy Moynihan said, “The Programme for Government gives an assurance that the State […]

POLITICS: Is Fianna Fail leader putting PERSONAL AMBITION ahead of what members want?

POLITICS: Is Fianna Fail leader putting PERSONAL AMBITION ahead of what members want?

10 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Aontú Leader & Meath West TD Peadar Tóibín has accused Mícheal of putting his own personal ambition ahead of the objectives of rank and file Fianna Fáil members. Tóibín stated “Mícheal Martin is disposing with Fianna Fáil objectives and burning through red lines at a speed of nots. […]

NORTH CORK: Bank of Ireland reopens

NORTH CORK: Bank of Ireland reopens

10 June 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North-West, Michael Moynihan has welcomed confirmation from Bank of Ireland (BoI) that its Kanturk branch will reopen on a full-time basis from June 29th but said the downgrading of the Millstreet branch hours is completely unacceptable. Deputy Moynihan, who has been in contact […]

City Council unveils 81 new social homes – Knocknaheeny, Blarney Street, and Dublin Street in Blackpool

City Council unveils 81 new social homes – Knocknaheeny, Blarney Street, and Dublin Street in Blackpool

9 June 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr John Sheehan today officially opened 81 new homes across the city while also unveiling plaques to mark the laying of foundation stones for a further 220 homes which are being constructed at three sites over the coming months. 71 new homes were […]

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