MENTAL HEALTH: New body aims to tackle loneliness and social isolation

MENTAL HEALTH: New body aims to tackle loneliness and social isolation

6 April 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Aindrias Moynihan is encouraging people across Cork to engage with the newly established Loneliness Taskforce to help tackle the epidemic of loneliness and social isolation. The Taskforce, which is the brainchild of Fianna Fáil Senator Dr. Keith Swanick and Seán Moynihan […]

Government must regulate ‘PCP’ car finance – says Cork TD

Government must regulate ‘PCP’ car finance – says Cork TD

1 April 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Minister must resolve standoff on the regulation of €2.7bn of car finance – says COrk SOuth Central TD Michael McGrath Fianna Fáil Finance Spokesperson Michael McGrath has called on Minister Paschal Donohoe to intervene and resolve a reported stand-off between two State bodies about who is responsible for […]

Parking charges at public hospitals must be regulated and reduced – says Cllr

Parking charges at public hospitals must be regulated and reduced – says Cllr

28 March 2018 By Bryan Bermingham bryan@TheCork.ie National review must be concluded as quickly as possible Recently selected Fianna Fáil candidate for Cork East, Cork County Cllr. Padraig O’Sullivan has said that the regulation of car parking charges at public hospitals, with a view to reducing them, must be a priority for the Government. “For […]

WEST CORK: Roof repairs to Colaiste na Toirbhirte, Bandon

WEST CORK: Roof repairs to Colaiste na Toirbhirte, Bandon

26 March 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Murphy O’Mahony secures commitment from Minister on Colaiste na Toirbhirte Gym Roof Repairs Cork South West TD, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has secured confirmation from the Department of Education that progress will be made on the refurbishment of the gymnasium roof at Colaiste na Toirbhirte three years after the […]

Ireland must reject EU digital tax proposals – McGrath

Ireland must reject EU digital tax proposals – McGrath

21 March 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath has said Ireland must reject the European Commission’s digital taxation proposals published today. Deputy McGrath commented, “The proposals published by the European Commission today encroach directly into an area – corporate tax – that is a national competence under EU law. […]

Surging business insurance premiums risking future of many North Cork businesses – Moynihan

Surging business insurance premiums risking future of many North Cork businesses – Moynihan

21 March 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Michael Moynihan has said that businesses up and down North Cork are at risk of going under as a result of the crippling costs of business insurance. Deputy Moynihan was commenting ahead of a Fianna Fáil Dáil motion on the issue […]

HOUSING CRISIS: Government inaction on vacant dwellings is inexcusable – says Cork TD

HOUSING CRISIS: Government inaction on vacant dwellings is inexcusable – says Cork TD

14 March 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West Aindrias Moynihan has hit out at the Government for failing to put in place the necessary supports and infrastructure to help revitalise small towns and villages. Deputy Aindrias Moynihan made the comments following Fianna Fáil’s public meeting on housing held in […]

POLITICS: Cork County Cllr Padraig O’Sullivan to run in Cork East for Fianna Fail

POLITICS: Cork County Cllr Padraig O’Sullivan to run in Cork East for Fianna Fail

13 March 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil completes Cork East ticket The Fianna Fáil National Constituencies Committee has added Cllr Padraig O’Sullivan to the party ticket to contest the next General Election in Cork East along with sitting TD, Kevin O’Keeffe. A secondary school teacher with a passion for education, Padraig is an […]