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1 February 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath (based in Carrigaline, Co Cork) has called on the Minister for Finance to explain the staggering €5.4bn difference between his department’s estimate of the likely fiscal space available to the next government and the estimate of the Fiscal Advisory Council. Deputy... Read More
26 January 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork South-Central TD and Fianna Fáil Leader Closure of Local Employment Service in Mahon should be reviewed – Martinhas said he is extremely disappointed that the closure of the Local Employment Service in Mahon has gone ahead. Deputy Martin said: “It is disgraceful that this service has... Read More
17 January 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Director of Elections Billy Kelleher declares Cork South-West constituency as “key battleground” The Fianna Fáil National Director of Elections Billy Kelleher has declared the Cork South-West constituency as a “key battleground for the party.” He was speaking after Dáil candidate Margaret Murphy O’Mahony spoke at the party conference... Read More
15 January 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie John Looney from Togher, Cork City, has been named ‘Cork Person of the Year’, for enhancing the lives of ill children over the past 23 years. John founded and runs the Cork City Hospital Children’s Club, which organizes trips for sick children, giving them lifelong happy memories.... Read More
12 January 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin General Election candidate in Cork South Cental Cllr Donnchadh O’Laoghaire has described as “juvenile and desperate” comments made by Fianna Fáil leader, Micheál Martin, in which he labelled Sinn Féin as a mafioso organisation. Cllr O’Laoghaire said; “On one level, Deputy Martin’s comments are laughable. His... Read More
11 January 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork South Central TD and Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin has said Cork and the south-west will suffer hugely on a number of levels as a result of the government’s decision not to proceed with the Cork to Limerick motorway. Deputy Martin said: “There has been much public... Read More
5 January 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil’s general election candidate in Cork South-West Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said comments made by the Justice Minister on the closure of rural garda stations are proof that Fine Gael simply doesn’t appreciate the problem of crime in rural communities. Margaret said, “I’m really disappointed to see... Read More
4 January 2016 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie 13,000 sub-prime mortgages in arrears for more than two years Fianna Fáil Finance Spokesperson Michael McGrath TD has described as inexcusable the Government’s complete failure to take action to deal with the spiralling arrears crisis in the sub-prime mortgage market, noting that the owners of these loans are... Read More
30 December 2015 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil’s Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has criticised the Government’s lacklustre response to the latest flooding to hit large parts of West Cork. Cllr Murphy O’Mahony says that people feel completely let down by the Government as they are forced to fend for themselves against the latest storm.... Read More