Cork communities are vulnerable without a visible Gárda force

Cork communities are vulnerable without a visible Gárda force

5 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie A Cork County Cllr – Frank O’Flynn – who is Chairman of the Cork County Joint Policing Authority addressed the Cork County public meeting of the JPC in County Hall recently on the theme of Community Policing in County Cork. Cllr. O’Flynn’s stated that the major concerns in […]

Fianna Fáil must stop scaremongering on Garda numbers – Daly

Fianna Fáil must stop scaremongering on Garda numbers – Daly

29 October 2015 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Fine Gael TD for Cork South West, Jim Daly, has said that the Fianna Fáil party must stop scaremongering on Garda numbers, adding that they have got their figures on Garda retirements all wrong. “Fianna Fáil TDs are going around trying to frighten people by saying that 1,500 […]

Cork TD wants money from Aer Lingus sale to go to Cork Airport

Cork TD wants money from Aer Lingus sale to go to Cork Airport

22 October 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Finance Spokesperson Michael McGrath (based in Carrigaline, Co Cork) has called for the new ‘Connectivity Fund’ being established from the proceeds of the sale of Aer Lingus to ensure that Cork Airport is put in a strong competitive position. The Dáil this week approved the setting […]

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: […]

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