NOT ENOUGH GREEN SPACE ON NORTHSIDE: Green Party unhappy with ‘Tank Field’ plans

NOT ENOUGH GREEN SPACE ON NORTHSIDE: Green Party unhappy with ‘Tank Field’ plans

10 August 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Green Party has denounced Cork City Council for removal of the last public green area in the Tank Field. Works started this week at an area designated as public open space on the Tank Field. Plans released to the Green Party show that the area will be […]

Here’s why the Patrick Street Car ban is a GOOD thing – Cork City, Ireland

Here’s why the Patrick Street Car ban is a GOOD thing – Cork City, Ireland

7 August 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork has called on the public to show its support for the Patrick’s Street traffic restrictions when they are reintroduced from Thursday. The party has invited people to come into the city centre on Saturday and Sunday afternoon to experience the new arrangements on […]

Cork Green Party want to stop fur farming in Ireland

Cork Green Party want to stop fur farming in Ireland

15 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork has called on Cork-based Minister for Agriculture, Michael Creed, to engage with a national campaign to stop fur farming in Ireland. The call follows a meeting in Dublin this weekend organised by the National Animal Rights Association, who have been leading the campaign […]

WON’T SOMEONE THINK OF THE CYCLISTS! and install ramps on public steps

WON’T SOMEONE THINK OF THE CYCLISTS! and install ramps on public steps

4 July 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork has called on Cork City Council to invest in Dutch-style cycle ramps on public steps on the northside of the city. Why the Northside? because that’s the hilliest part of Cork! The ramps, called wheeling ramps, are commonplace in the Netherlands and allow […]

Cork Luas would “revolutionise travel around the city”, says Green Party

Cork Luas would “revolutionise travel around the city”, says Green Party

19 February 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Green Party has welcomed the announcement of a feasibility study into a light-rail system for Cork as part of the National Development Plan 2018-2027. The plan includes a commitment to evaluate the potential for a bus rapid transit or light-rail system in the city. The plan envisions […]

POLITICS: Irish ‘Public Services Card’ should NOT be used for Social Media ID Verification

POLITICS: Irish ‘Public Services Card’ should NOT be used for Social Media ID Verification

23 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Green Party today described proposals by West Cork Fine Gael Junior Minister Jim Daly for an online identity verification process through the Public Service Card (PSC) as technologically naïve. Speaking in response to the proposals, Green Party Leader Eamon Ryan said that the proposals are too intrusive […]

Cork City to get a DIRECTLY ELECTED Mayor (similar to London)?

Cork City to get a DIRECTLY ELECTED Mayor (similar to London)?

9 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork has welcomed reports that the government plan to propose a directly-elected mayor for the city. Reports in the Irish Times say the government is expected to recommend the plan at next week’s cabinet meeting. The plan is for an executive-style mayor with responsibility […]

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