[Audio] Taken in Charge in Cork

24th March 2014, Monday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie More than 20-thousand residents of COUNTY Cork will benefit from a decision approved at County Hall today. The local authority has made the unprecedented move of taking over – in BULK – the responsibility for footpaths, roads, and lighting in 170 private housing estates spread across the […]

Future of small schools discussed in Bantry

Future of small schools discussed in Bantry

By David O’Sullivan 28th January 2014 david@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil will hold a public meeting this Wednesday in Bantry over concerns about the future of small schools in West Cork following Government cuts in the budget. Fianna Fáil Education Spokesperson Charlie McConalogue will address the meeting and outline how increases in pupil teacher ratios could result […]

[Audio] Charity money should be ringfenced for frontline services, not wages, says FF leader

17th January 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The Fianna Fail Leader says he’s appalled by the latest revelations at the Central Remedial Clinic Yesterday the Dail Public Accounts Committee heard that the former CEO was given a 740 thousand euro retirement deal. It was funded by charitable donations. The HSE is now seeking legal and […]

UCC student appointed FF “Women’s Rapporteur”

7th January 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie UCC student, Jessica Ní Mhaoláin, has been elected as the new Women’s Rapporteur for Ógra Fianna Fáil. The 22-year-old student is in her final year of a degree in Public Health at UCC and was elected to the position at a recent meeting of Ógra Fianna Fáil’s National […]

West Cork Cllr wants late-night bus service extended to County areas

17th December 2013, Tuesday 12 noon By David O’Sullivan news@TheCork.ie Following the announcement by Bus Éireann that late night bus services are to be provided to certain areas of county Cork, Bandon town Cllr Gillian Coughlan has called for the service to be extended into West Cork. Cllr Coughlan commented: “While the establishment of a […]

O’Donovan welcomes Govt acceptance of FF Bill on decriminalising minor fishing infringements

2nd December 2013, Monday By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan O’Donovan welcomes Govt acceptance of FF Bill on decriminalising minor fishing infringements Flanna Fáil Senator Denis O’Donovan, has welcomed the commitment by Minister Simon Coveney to accept the main elements of Fianna Fáil’s bill seeking to decriminalise minor fishing infringements. Last week, the Seanad debated the Fianna […]

Dr John Sheehan (FF) to run for Cork City Council

Dr John Sheehan (FF) to run for Cork City Council

29th November 2013 By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie A Blackpool G.P., Dr John Sheehan, has been selected as a Fianna Fail candidate for the Cork North Central Ward. Based in Blackpool for the past 10 years Dr Sheehan has seen at first hand the challenges that people face on a daily basis. These range from problems with […]

Road to be named after late Cllr Dave McCarthy

11th November 2012, Monday, 11pm By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The new Hollyhill road on the northside of the city – developed to boost the IT sector and local industries in Hollyhill – is to be named after the late Cllr Dave  McCarthy who represented the people of the northside since 1985. Speaking tonight in City […]

Micheal Martin says Coalition making bags of Property Tax

Micheal Martin says Coalition making bags of Property Tax

4th Novermber 2013 By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South Central, Micheál Martin, has said it is completely unacceptable that Cork homeowners are receiving letters asking them to pay next year’s property tax up-front before the end of the month. Deputy Martin said the letters are extremely confusing, sometimes incorrect, and they fail […]

Report on Mallow St Patrick’s Day ‘Gathering’ Parade

Report on Mallow St Patrick’s Day ‘Gathering’ Parade

20th March 2013 By Noel O’Connor (Mayor of Mallow) news@TheCork.ie There was a great atmosphere of fun and enjoyment in Mallow on the afternoon of Saint Patricks Day. At lunch time Mayor Mallow, Cllr. Noel O Connor, hosted a Gathering event to celebrate those returning to Mallow for the year of the ‘Gathering’. Special guest […]