Fianna Fail West Cork Cllr says ‘small print’ in budget is worrying

Fianna Fail West Cork Cllr says ‘small print’ in budget is worrying

20 October 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil General Election candidate for Cork South-West Councillor Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has questioned the detail of the proposals announced in the budget on childcare, warning that the Government has made a number of claims that the small print simply does not stand up. Margaret said, “I am […]

#WestCork would be better under a Fianna Fail budget – says candidate

#WestCork would be better under a Fianna Fail budget – says candidate

13 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil General Election candidate for Cork South-West Councillor Margaret Murphy-O’Mahony says the pre-budget proposals unveiled by her party will deliver growth and fairness for communities in west Cork. Margaret commented, “Fairness is at the heart of our pre-budget proposals. We want to take account of ability to […]

County Council give Cork Airport €100k

County Council give Cork Airport €100k

8 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Cork County Council today confirmed that it has committed €100,000 to support a ‘cooperative marketing programme’ with Cork Airport aimed at increasing inbound tourist numbers. County Mayor Cllr. John Paul O’Shea said that “Cork Airport is on the crest of a wave with recent route announcements demonstrating that […]

Fianna Fáil Leader pays tribute to Irish playwright Brian Friel

Fianna Fáil Leader pays tribute to Irish playwright Brian Friel

2 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Cork based Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin TD has expressed his condolences on the passing of the world famous Irish playwright Brian Friel in Donegal today. Deputy Martin commented, “Brian Friel is truly one of the greatest playwrights our country has ever produced. The deep well of […]

CUH has second highest number of cancelled operations – Kelleher

CUH has second highest number of cancelled operations – Kelleher

2 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Health Spokesperson and Cork TD Billy Kelleher has said he is extremely concerned to learn that Cork University Hospital recorded the second highest number of cancelled operations in the first six months of the year. Figures released to Deputy Kelleher show 1,567 inpatient operations were cancelled […]

Former Cork County Mayor named ‘Most Stylish’

Former Cork County Mayor named ‘Most Stylish’

15 September 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Congratulations to Independent Cllr Alan Coleman and partner Yvonne O’ Mahony who have been named as Hi Magazine’s Most Stylish Couple 2015. It’s one of a number of ‘Most Stylish’ awards. The annual ceremony is associated with Tia Maria. Hi! magazine is published in Cork by well known […]

Who will be elected in Cork South West – candidates prepare for general election

Who will be elected in Cork South West – candidates prepare for general election

25 August 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie TheCork.ie Opinion Piece When you see press releases from politicians that don’t relate to local issues you know there must be an election nearby. We refer to General Election 2015, or will it be Election 2016?! Cork South West is a three seater constituency. The incumbent TDs are: […]

Cork state run nursing homes face risk of closure – Murphy O’Mahony

Cork state run nursing homes face risk of closure – Murphy O’Mahony

5 August 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Government is failing older people by refusing to put in place a credible plan to ensure state run nursing homes adhere to HIQA accommodation standards, according to Fianna Fáil General Election candidate for Cork South-West Cllr Margaret Murphy O’Mahony. Cllr Murphy O’Mahony pointed out that Minister for […]

Carrigaline man secures high level Fianna Fail position

13 July 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil members of Cork County Council have elected Councillor Seamus McGrath as the party’s new Group Leader on the Local Authority at a meeting in County Hall today. Councillor McGrath represents the Ballincollig-Carrigaline Local Electoral Area and was unanimously selected by the 16-strong Fianna Fáil team on […]

Mayor of County Cork resigns, from Fianna Fail

Mayor of County Cork resigns, from Fianna Fail

25 June 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Much has been written about Sinn Fein’s internal problems in Co Cork in recent days (one Cllr expelled from the party, and another suspended for a year). Now, Fianna Fail in Cork is experiencing its own crisis in the ‘rebel county’. The Mayor of Cork County Councillor Alan […]

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