NORTH CORK: Macroom Bypass must be funded as part of Government’s Capital Development Plan – Aindrias Moynihan

NORTH CORK: Macroom Bypass must be funded as part of Government’s Capital Development Plan – Aindrias Moynihan

12 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie €170m must be put on table for people to believe project will progress Cork North West TD, Aindrias Moynihan has said that a failure of the Government to include the funding needed to deliver the promised Macroom Bypass in the expected Capital Plan announcement this week will jeopardise […]

COUNTY CORK: Rural communities face exodus unless health services improve – warns Fianna Fail TD

COUNTY CORK: Rural communities face exodus unless health services improve – warns Fianna Fail TD

6 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Older people and people with disabilities worst affected Cork North West TD, Michael Moynihan has said that unless health services in rural Ireland improve, we will see an exodus of people moving from rural villages to larger towns and cities to access services. Despite many announcements about increases […]

COMMUNITY: Former Knocknagree Garda station building on Cork-Kerry border should opened for voluntary and charity use – suggests TD

COMMUNITY: Former Knocknagree Garda station building on Cork-Kerry border should opened for voluntary and charity use – suggests TD

5 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Michael Moynihan has said that the former Garda station in Knocknagree should be made available for use by local community and voluntary groups to aid their work. Deputy Moynihan was commenting after receiving a reply from the Minister for Justice, Charlie […]

ENTITLEMENTS: Automatic ‘Back to School’ payments will be made next week – says Cork TD Aindrias Moynihan

ENTITLEMENTS: Automatic ‘Back to School’ payments will be made next week – says Cork TD Aindrias Moynihan

5 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Applications being accepted by Department now Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Aindrias Moynihan has said that parents of school going children who have previously received the Back to School Allowance should receive their automatic payment next week from the Department of Social Protection. “Those who received […]

CAR INSURANCE RIPOFF? Interests of consumers paramount in insurance probe – says Carrigaline TD Michael McGrath

CAR INSURANCE RIPOFF? Interests of consumers paramount in insurance probe – says Carrigaline TD Michael McGrath

5 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The interests of car insurance customers must be paramount in the ongoing probe into alleged price fixing in the motor insurance industry, according to Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath. Deputy McGrath was responding to the news that insurance companies, brokers and representative bodies for the industry […]

WEST CORK: Fishermen concerned by UK decision to leave ‘London Fisheries Convention’

WEST CORK: Fishermen concerned by UK decision to leave ‘London Fisheries Convention’

4 July 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork South West TD, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said that the British Government’s decision to withdraw from the London Fisheries Convention is a stark reminder of the damage the Brexit decision could have on the Cork fishing industry. “… the UK Government trigged the two year process by […]

SOCIAL INCLUSION: Cork Lord Mayor launches ‘Young Knocknaheeny Programme’ – early intervention

SOCIAL INCLUSION: Cork Lord Mayor launches ‘Young Knocknaheeny Programme’ – early intervention

1 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Lord Mayor, Cllr Tony Fitzgerald has launched a groundbreaking early intervention document which seeks to consolidate supports to parents from pregnancy through to the early years in primary school. The Young Knocknaheeny Programme meet families during pregnancy, provides language programmes from 9 months and support childcare […]

PROPERTY: Boutique Hotel and designer Hostel to be built near Cork City Bus Station – as City Council agrees to sell block of Parnell Place/Deane Street buildings to developer

PROPERTY: Boutique Hotel and designer Hostel to be built near Cork City Bus Station – as City Council agrees to sell block of Parnell Place/Deane Street buildings to developer

27 June 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City Council has agreed to the sale of 7-9 Parnell Place and 1-2 Deane Street to Tetrarch Capital Ltd. Tetrarch’s proposal for the property includes a budget boutique hotel and a separate designer hostel with ground floor restaurants and bars. Cork City Council bought the properties in […]

CONFERENCE IN CORK: Cork City chosen to host ‘European Maritime Day’ 2020 – coincides with 300 year anniversary of the Royal Cork Yacht Club

CONFERENCE IN CORK: Cork City chosen to host ‘European Maritime Day’ 2020 – coincides with  300 year anniversary of the Royal Cork Yacht Club

27 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork City has been chosen to host European Maritime Day (EMD) in 2020. This is the first time that Ireland has been selected by the Council of the European Union to hold this flagship two-day conference which since its creation has become one of the key events in […]