CORK CITY CENTRE: “Accessibility nightmare… Footpaths are cracked and broken… Streets are slippery when raining”

CORK CITY CENTRE: “Accessibility nightmare… Footpaths are cracked and broken… Streets are slippery when raining”

17 November 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City centre has been described as an ‘accessibility nightmare’ by Green Party Councillor for Cork City South West Colette Finn. Speaking this week, Councillor Finn described the many issues people have raised to her relating to getting around the city in the six months since her election […]

CORK CITY needs a CYCLING TSAR (there is life in Ireland beyond Dublin)

CORK CITY needs a CYCLING TSAR (there is life in Ireland beyond Dublin)

10 November 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Greens Members of the Green Party in Cork have said that the recent revelation that the National Transport Authority (NTA) were in the early stages of developing a dedicated office to work on cycling infrastructure that would “focus on schemes in the Dublin City Council area” is a […]

‘Keep your FRACKING GAS’

‘Keep your FRACKING GAS’

27 October 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Green Party has said Cork should stand against imports of fracked US gas through the Port of Cork. Fracking involves extracting gas by injecting a mixture into the earth to split underground rocks and release gas. The process is linked to health and environmental risks and was […]

Green Party City Cllr Oliver Moran running for Dáil in Cork North Central (for the seat vacated by Billy Kelleher who was elected MEP)

Green Party City Cllr Oliver Moran running for Dáil in Cork North Central (for the seat vacated by Billy Kelleher who was elected MEP)

23 October 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Speaking following his announcement, City Councillor Oliver Moran stressed the importance of having a strong voice in the Dáil for Cork North Central to represent his three key campaign issues of transport, housing and democracy “These aren’t only national issues. They affect North Cork and the northside of […]

Green Party hoping to win Dail seat in Cork North Central with Cllr Oliver Moran

Green Party hoping to win Dail seat in Cork North Central with Cllr Oliver Moran

18 September 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Councillor Oliver Moran selected to contest Cork North Central by-election for Greens Green Party members in Cork North Central have nominated their first-time councillor for Cork City North East, and Green Party spokesperson for political reform, Oliver Moran to contest the by-election in the constituency. Speaking after his […]

GLANMIRE: New Garda station – but youth crime continues in John O’Callaghan Park

GLANMIRE: New Garda station – but youth crime continues in  John O’Callaghan Park

9 September 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork has called for the extension of Community Safety Forums to Glanmire to help resolve local issues, including persistent anti-social behaviour. The call follows reports of youths throwing bottles at people using John O’Callaghan Park on Saturday night. The forums, which are already established […]

Green Party mark anniversary of nuclear bombing of Hiroshima

Green Party mark anniversary of nuclear bombing of Hiroshima

6 August 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Members of the Green Party in Cork today held a remembrance event to commemorate the 74th anniversary of the day the United States dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, killing over 100,000 Japanese civilians. It was followed by the bombing of Nagasaki, with both bombings accounting for […]

Green Party renews calls for a citizens’ assembly on local government reform in Cork

Green Party renews calls for a citizens’ assembly on local government reform in Cork

1 August 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Green Party renews calls for a citizens’ assembly on local government reform in Cork The latest call comes after Cork City Council advertised for the role of an Assistant Chief Executive with a salary of €130,000. The figure of €130,000 featured heavily during the plebiscite campaign on a […]

Greens call for a shift from a car-first approach in the how the NDP affects the region

Greens call for a shift from a car-first approach in the how the NDP affects the region

3 July 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork has called for a shift from a car-first approach to a greater emphasis on public transport, cycling and walking in the how the National Development Plan affects the region. Speaking this afternoon, Green Party councillor in Cork City North East, Oliver Moran, replied […]

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