72% cuts to LEADER funding affecting Co Cork

72% cuts to LEADER funding affecting Co Cork

24 March 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie It has emerged that Cork communities are being hit with savage cuts amounting to nearly 72% under the LEADER programme. Fianna Fail TD in Co Cork Michael Moynihan has described it as yet another attack on Cork communities at a time when they can least afford it. […]

Rural areas needs GP’s

19 March 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Health Billy Kelleher (Cork North Central) has said the Government’s failure to act on the escalating crisis in GP recruitment has left more than 30 rural communities without a vital primary healthcare service. Deputy Kelleher has called on the Minister for Health Leo Varadkar […]

FF Health spokesman Billy Kelleher accuses Health Minister of “another PR campaign”

FF Health spokesman Billy Kelleher accuses Health Minister of “another PR campaign”

23rd January 2015 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Health Billy Kelleher has accused the Health Minister of launching another PR campaign rather than coming up with tangible measures to tackle the real problems facing our health service. On the very morning when we learn that the HSE has launched an investigation into […]

[Audio] Cork Soccer legend Noel Cantwell to be honoured on Mardyke

9th September 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City Councillors have agreed to name a walkway to after a famous Cork sportsman. Noel Cantwell was a Cricket and Soccer International: who played for Cork Athletic, West Ham, and Manchester United. He passed away in 2005 aged 73. A native of the Mardyke in Cork […]

[Audio] OAP assaulted in Northside home Monday morning

[Audio] OAP assaulted in Northside home Monday morning

15th July 2014, Tuesday, 5.45am By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Investigations continue into an aggravated burglary during which a pensioner was attacked with an iron bar. It happened around 3am on Monday morning on Rathpeacon Road, Farranree, on the northside of Cork City An intruder entered the house of a 75 year old man through a window […]

[Audio] Former Cork Cllr, TD and Minister of state passes away

8th July 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Tributes have been paid to a former Fianna Fail Cork politician. 78 year old Denis Lyons passed away peacefully yesterday (Monday) after a short illness. Living in Coolflugh, Tower, near Blarney Mr Lyons had a long political career. Serving as a County Councillor from1974, TD from 1981 to […]

[Audio] Be safe on Bonfire night

23rd June 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Tonight is Bonfire Night, or Saint Johns Eve It’s expected to be the busiest night of the year for the fire services is tonight Last year there were almost 70 fire service call-outs and fire-fighters put out 37 illegal fires Sinn Fein Cllr Chris O’Leary says rubbish, […]