Cork Civic Trust want to purchase “Westview House” on Patrick’s Hill

Cork Civic Trust want to purchase “Westview House” on Patrick’s Hill

31 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Northside Fiànna Fàil Councillor Kenneth O’Flynn has welcomed the news that Cork Civic Trust will be placing a proposal before Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald offering to purchase the property known as Westview House on St Patrick’s Hill, the house that recently made headlines after the announcement of […]

Plight of west Cork’s variable rate mortgage holders will not be forgotten by FF – Murphy O’Mahony

Plight of west Cork’s variable rate mortgage holders will not be forgotten by FF – Murphy O’Mahony

21 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork South-West Fianna Fáil TD Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said the party is not forgetting the plight of standard variable rate mortgage holders trapped on high interest rates and stuck in a vicious cycle because of negative equity and inaction from banks. Deputy Murphy O’Mahony said: “Many families […]

Introduction of Milk Supply Measures at EU level could seriously impact Cork farmers

Introduction of Milk Supply Measures at EU level could seriously impact Cork farmers

15 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork South-West Fianna Fáil TD Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said milk supply controls from Europe have the potential to seriously impact on farmers in west Cork. France has been pushing heavily for the European Commission to introduce such supply management measures to deal with current dairy price volatility. […]

Supporting SME’s and the self-employed a key priority – Murphy O’Mahony

Supporting SME’s and the self-employed a key priority – Murphy O’Mahony

15 March 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The new Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South-West Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said supporting the self-employed and small to medium sized businesses will be one of her top priorities in the months ahead. Deputy Murphy O’Mahony pointed out that Fianna Fáil has a detailed jobs plan which aims […]

Death confirmed of Cork County Councillor ‘Danjoe Fitzgerald’ from Mallow

Death confirmed of Cork County Councillor ‘Danjoe Fitzgerald’ from Mallow

9 March 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork County Council confirmed in a statement this morning heard that one of its longest serving elected members this evening, Cllr. Danjoe Fitzgerald (FF) had passed away. The Council has expressed its deepest sympathies to Cllr. Fitzgerald’s wife Mary, his four children, grandchildren, his brother Liam (employee of […]

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 […]

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