TRAFFIC CALMING: Speed ramps installed on Assumption Road, Blackpool

TRAFFIC CALMING: Speed ramps installed on Assumption Road, Blackpool

18 January 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Fianna Fail Councillor Dr John Sheehan has welcomed the introduction of speed ramps on Assumption Road. “I believe these speed ramps will act as a deterrent to drivers thinking about speeding on the assumption road. Cars going at slower speeds will make it safer for other […]

CORK POLITICS: Micheál Martin speech at Killarney Economic Conference

CORK POLITICS: Micheál Martin speech at Killarney Economic Conference

13 January 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Below is the speech of Micheál Martin TD, Leader of Fianna Fáil, as delivered at the Killarney Economic Conference this afternoon. I would like to congratulate the organisers of this conference for putting together such a diverse and challenging programme. Brexit isn’t a minor side issue or abstract […]

FINANCE: Cork TD welcomes inclusion of Pre-2006 mortgages included in Tracker Mortgage Examination

FINANCE: Cork TD welcomes inclusion of Pre-2006 mortgages included in Tracker Mortgage Examination

8 January 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Central Bank confirmation a welcome relief for some customers The Central Bank of Ireland has confirmed to Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath (Cork South Central TD) that customers who took out their mortgage prior to 2006 are included in the Tracker Mortgage Examination. Deputy McGrath commented, […]

EAST CORK: Little Island MIGHT get a shuttle bus service

EAST CORK: Little Island MIGHT get a shuttle bus service

5 January 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cllr. Ken O’ Flynn has welcomed the news today from Little Island Business Association of a proposed new bus service for Little Island. “I was briefed today by Little Island Business Association on their initial discussions with a leading private coach operator to start operating a bus service […]

Victims of Storm Eleanor need to be aware of their insurance rights – McGrath

Victims of Storm Eleanor need to be aware of their insurance rights – McGrath

4 January 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Insurance industry needs to deal with claims efficiently and fairly People who may have suffered damage to vehicles, property or building contents during Storm Eleanor should take the time to check their insurance policies and ensure their rights as consumers are fully vindicated, according to Fianna Fáil Spokesperson […]

WEST CORK: Progress needed on opening of BANDON Hospital extension – says TD

WEST CORK: Progress needed on opening of BANDON Hospital extension – says TD

4 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South West Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has called on HSE management and unions to resolve their differences over the proposed staffing levels for the new Bandon Hospital extension. The state of the art extension was completed in August 2017 with HIQA signing off on […]

POLITICS: FF v FG – Record trolley figures reflect FG failure in Health says Cork based Fianna Fail Health spokesman

POLITICS: FF v FG – Record trolley figures reflect FG failure in Health says Cork based Fianna Fail Health spokesman

2 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie 656 patients waiting on trolleys in hospital Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Health Billy Kelleher says today’s record trolley figures are a damning indictment of this Government’s failure to effectively tackle the overcrowding problems in our health service. The latest stats from the Irish Nurses and Midwives reveal there […]

POLITICS: 142,472 delayed discharges are causing severe backlogs in our public hospitals – says Cork TD

POLITICS: 142,472 delayed discharges are causing severe backlogs in our public hospitals – says Cork TD

27 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Better resourcing of home help, home care packages and nursing homes could alleviate ED trolley crisis – says Cork TD Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Health, Billy Kelleher TD (Cork North Central) has said that the Government could make progress towards ending the trolley crisis in our emergency departments […]

MID CORK: Delays to Ballyvourney/Ballymakeera flood relief scheme

MID CORK: Delays to Ballyvourney/Ballymakeera flood relief scheme

20 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Aindrias Moynihan TD has said that it is simply not acceptable that the people of Ballyvourney and Ballymakeera are still waiting for the urgently needed flood relief scheme six years after the initial designs were first published. “The people of these communities are living under the constant threat […]

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