What’s happening with the Macroom bypass? Local Cllr fears plans have stalled

What’s happening with the Macroom bypass? Local Cllr fears plans have stalled

29 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil General Election candidate for Cork North-West Cllr Aindrias Moynihan has revealed that the Government has allocated less money to the Macroom Bypass for next year. When the Transport Infrastructure Ireland allocations were announced just before Christmas the Macroom Bypass was allocated €3.8m for 2016. This is […]

Cork TD warns that economy could slow again, suggests establishing ‘rainy day fund’

Cork TD warns that economy could slow again, suggests establishing ‘rainy day fund’

22 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil publish plans for ‘Rainy Day Fund’ to cushion future slowdown – Pledge will form key part of manifesto Fianna Fáil has today announced plans for the establishment of a fund administered by the NTMA to hold any further windfall gains from Corporation Tax and other unexpected […]

Hospitals Crisis to Continue in 2016 warns Cork opposition TD Billy Kelleher

Hospitals Crisis to Continue in 2016 warns Cork opposition TD Billy Kelleher

16 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The new HSE Service Plan will make grim reading for patients and frontline staff in our hospitals says Fianna Fáil Health spokesperson, Billy Kelleher. “Despite an ageing population and the plan’s admission that health needs increase as people get older and people over 65 years of age more […]

Cork County Council programme of events fro 1916-2016 commenerations

Cork County Council programme of events fro 1916-2016 commenerations

16 December 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Speaking at the launch in County Hall of plans for 1916 commemorations by the local authority, Cllr Frank O’Flynn Chairman of the Cork County 1916 Centenary Programme stated that Cork will play a central role in the 1916 centenary celebrations and this is as it should be as […]

170 Credit Unions might be too small to survive, Carrigaline TD wants Govt intervention

170 Credit Unions might be too small to survive, Carrigaline TD wants Govt intervention

14 December 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Finance spokesperson Michael McGrath (Cork South Central) has called for action to be taken to support the growth potential of credit unions before it is too late to rescue the sector. He was speaking following the publication of the Central Banks twice-yearly macro-financial review last week. […]

#Fail from HSE in assisting children with special needs in Cork?

#Fail from HSE in assisting children with special needs in Cork?

14 December 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Figures released to Fianna Fáil TD Michael McGrath (who is based in Carrigaline, Co Cork) show that the HSE is failing to carry out assessments of the needs of children with possible special needs Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South Central Michael McGrath said: “Under the Disability Act […]

Property Tax exemption for flooded homes in Bandon, Co Cork?

Property Tax exemption for flooded homes in Bandon, Co Cork?

14 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Homes that have suffered flood damage as a result of adverse weather should have their property tax waived under new proposals from Fianna Fáil. Councillor Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said: “It’s simply unfair to ask families who have been washed out of their homes and suffered huge damage […]

Bandon and Skibbereen residents right to be outraged by latest flooding – says FF County Councillor

Bandon and Skibbereen residents right to be outraged by latest flooding – says FF County Councillor

7 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie EU aid should be considered to bridge long delay in flood defence systems – says Cllr Margaret Murphy O’Mahony Fianna Fáil Cork County Cllr Margaret Murphy O’Mahony is calling on the Government to seriously examine new protocols to help businesses and homeowners in flood prone areas to get […]

Town of Bandon in Co Cork is flooded while Government’s flood relief scheme remains in limbo

Town of Bandon in Co Cork is flooded while Government’s flood relief scheme remains in limbo

6 December 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil General Election candidate for Cork South West Cllr Margaret Murphy O’Mahony is to seek an “emergency meeting” with Minister for the OPW Simon Harris and Minister for Environment Alan Kelly following severe flooding in Bandon this weekend. Cllr Murphy O’Mahony pointed out that the flooding would […]

Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin meets Cork business people at RDS Fair

Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin meets Cork business people at RDS Fair

4 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin (Cork South Central) met with Cork businesses at the National Crafts and Design Fair at the RDS in Dublin yesterday. Above: Olive Murphy Designs, Co Cork Above: Sara Roberts Ceramics, The Rennies, Nohoval, Co Cork Above: Siobhain Steele Ceramics, Kildinan (West of Rathcormac), […]

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