YOUTH CLUB FUNDING: June 28th deadline for capital funding applications

YOUTH CLUB FUNDING: June 28th deadline for capital funding applications

23 June 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil’s Cllr. Padraig O’Sullivan has said that the €20,000 youth club funding announced this week for East Cork is a lifeline for the organisations that benefit and is calling for a stronger commitment to supporting young people from local and national government. Cllr. O’Sullivan was commenting after […]

How to get cheaper insurance prices in Ireland? – Reduce fraudulent claims

How to get cheaper insurance prices in Ireland? – Reduce fraudulent claims

21 June 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Amend 2004 Act to direct DPP to investigate fraudulent claims Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Business, Enterprise and Innovation Billy Kelleher has introduced a bill to clamp down on false insurance claims which is leading to rocketing premiums and adding to the rising cost of living for citizens. The […]

New Lord Mayor of Cork to be formally elected this evening

New Lord Mayor of Cork to be formally elected this evening

15 June 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Council’s Annual Meeting will take place this evening at 6.30pm. The election of the new Lord Mayor of Cork takes place at the Annual Meeting. The existing Lord Mayor Cllr. Tony Fitzgerald will hand over the Lord Mayor’s Chain to the newly elected Lord Mayor during […]

FF Bill to regulate ‘Vulture Funds’ must be advanced without delay – McGrath

FF Bill to regulate ‘Vulture Funds’ must be advanced without delay – McGrath

8 June 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath TD has said his party’s private members’ bill to regulate so called ‘vulture funds’ must be prioritised and advanced in the Oireachtas in the coming weeks. Deputy McGrath was commenting in response to reports that Permanent TSB has set July 19th […]

WEST CORK: TD says Rural Ireland “being left to wither and die” as Government “facilitates closure of post offices”

WEST CORK: TD says Rural Ireland “being left to wither and die” as Government “facilitates closure of post offices”

25 May 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil’s TD for Cork South West, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony, has warned that vast swathes of West Cork may be without post offices if the An Post proposals come to pass. Deputy Murphy O’Mahony issued the warning as it became clear that the Government is unwilling to block […]

Why is Car Insurance so expensive in Ireland?

Why is Car Insurance so expensive in Ireland?

20 May 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork North West TD, Michael Moynihan has said that progress on reducing the cost of insurance for car and business owners is moving at a snail’s pace. Deputy Moynihan was commenting as the 5th Quarterly Report on the Working on Group on the Cost of Insurance was published. […]

Gardai in Gaeltacht must be able to speak Irish – says TD

Gardai in Gaeltacht must be able to speak Irish – says TD

19 May 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie North West Co Cork Fianna Fáil TD, Aindrias Moynihan has said that any members of An Garda Síochána who are transferred to Ballingeary station should be fluent in the Irish language. “Following a recent retirement, Garda authorities are due to appoint a new Garda to Ballingeary. I am […]

SAN FRANCISCO: Delegation from Cork, Ireland will attend Mayor Lee Memorial event

SAN FRANCISCO: Delegation from Cork, Ireland will attend Mayor Lee Memorial event

23 April 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Tony Fitzgerald, will this week lead a delegation to visit San Francisco. The delegation will include representatives from Cork Chamber, Cork Educational Institutions, Cork –San Francisco sister city committee members, AGS, Port of Cork, English Market, Rainbow Cities representatives and several Cork […]