Rural Ireland remains a top priority for Fianna Fáil – says new West Cork Fianna Fail TD

Rural Ireland remains a top priority for Fianna Fáil – says new West Cork Fianna Fail TD

7 March 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork South-West Fianna Fáil TD Margaret Murphy O’Mahony says Fianna Fáil will ensure that rural Ireland is given the same employment and economic opportunities as urban areas, and that the imbalance that has been enforced by Fine Gael and Labour is halted. Deputy Murphy O’Mahony explained, “Rural Ireland […]

Cork Foundation appoints Pádraic Vallely as CEO

Cork Foundation appoints Pádraic Vallely as CEO

4 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Pádraic Vallely has joined the not-for-profit philanthropic fund, Cork Foundation as the new CEO. With vast experience in fundraising, marketing and campaign management, Pádraic steps into his new role to drive the organisation’s funding and innovation strategies. Speaking about the new role, Chairperson of Cork Foundation Yvonne Barry […]

Unserviced boilers are putting lives at risk in Council Houses – says Cllr

Unserviced boilers are putting lives at risk in Council Houses – says Cllr

3 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fianna Fail City Cork City Cllr Kenneth N. O’Flynn has  major concerns regarding boiler services in Cork City. In response to a question put forward to the Chief Executive of the City Council, it was confirmed that over 4,000 boilers were serviced in 2015 despite the fact that […]

Cork TD Micheál Martin now 7/4 to become Taoiseach

Cork TD Micheál Martin now 7/4 to become Taoiseach

1 march 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie BoyleSports reports further support for Fianna Fáil’s Micheál Martin to become the next Taoiseach. Having been available at 11/2 over the weekend continuous support has seen his odds slashed into 7/4 with Fine Gael’s Enda Kenny remaining favourite at 4/9 having drifted from 1/10. BoyleSports can also report […]

Progress on Cork City Flood Relief Scheme must be accelerated

Progress on Cork City Flood Relief Scheme must be accelerated

19 February 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Michael McGrath, Cork South Central election candidate and Fianna Fáil Finance Spokesperson said that progress on the planned Cork City Flood Relief Scheme must be accelerated by the next government. Michael McGrath stated, “Minister of State Simon Harris has confirmed in a parliamentary reply to me that the […]

Clonakilty Chamber of Commerce to host West Cork Election debate this evening

Clonakilty Chamber of Commerce to host West Cork Election debate this evening

18 February 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Clonakilty Chamber of Commerce will host a “Meet the Candidates” event in the Fernhill House Hotel, Clonakilty, West Cork tonight at 8 pm The following candidates will be in attendance; 1. Alan Coleman 2. Michael Collins 3. Jim Daly 4. Theresa Heaney 5. Rachel McCarthy 6. Michael McCarthy […]

Role of Cork’s fishing communities under-utilised by Fine Gael – Murphy O’Mahony

Role of Cork’s fishing communities under-utilised by Fine Gael – Murphy O’Mahony

16 February 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie New Dáil candidate says Fianna Fáil will strengthen economic capacity of seafood industry Cork South-West election candidate Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said the government is under-utilising the economic capacity of Cork’s fishing and coastal communities. Councillor Margaret Murphy O’Mahony says Fianna Fáil’s proposals will deliver a strong, sustainable […]

Innishannon says ‘NO’ to election posters

Innishannon says ‘NO’ to election posters

12 February 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Innishannon, Co Cork has joined a growing list of Cork towns that will have no election posters erected. The Innishannon Tidy Towns committee have asked all political parties and candidates to refrain from erecting posters within the village. The request is a voluntary one, but so far it’s […]

6,626 young people in Cork have turned 18 since last year and will have right to vote

6,626 young people in Cork have turned 18 since last year and will have right to vote

2 February 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) is encouraging young people in County Cork to make sure they are registered to vote, given that a General Election is just weeks away. If the election is held at the end of February, as widely expected, the deadline for inclusion […]

4G, 3G, and even older GSM coverage is still poor in parts of Co Cork

4G, 3G, and even older GSM coverage is still poor in parts of Co Cork

2 February 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Communications Michael Moynihan has said comments by the Communications Regulator last week on mobile phone coverage in Ireland defy the reality being experienced in town across the country. Deputy Moynihan said “it’s very worrying if ComReg are of the view that all is well […]

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