Youth Council urges young people in Cork to register before November 25th deadline

Youth Council urges young people in Cork to register before November 25th deadline

21 November 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie 6723 young people in Cork have turned 18 since last year and will have right to vote The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) is encouraging young people in County Cork to make sure they are registered to vote before the deadline for inclusion on the electoral register […]

Green Party unhappy with appointments to ‘Cork County Council-Cork City Council’ merger review group

Green Party unhappy with appointments to ‘Cork County Council-Cork City Council’ merger review group

18 November 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Green Party has strongly criticized the appropriateness of appointments made by Minister Simon Coveney to a group set up to review the recommendation to merge Cork city and county. The group, set up by the minister last month, is to review recommendations made last year to merge […]

Getting rid of cars from the streets of Ireland’s second city will be a good thing – says Green Party

Getting rid of cars from the streets of Ireland’s second city will be a good thing – says Green Party

28 September 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Green Party in Cork have welcomed the decision of Cork City Council to introduce car-free hours on St. Patrick’s Street. Speaking this morning, Oliver Moran, the Green Party representative in Cork North central said: “The car-free movement is based on the idea of returning to a city […]

Census 2016 raises constitutional problems for Government, says Green Party

Census 2016 raises constitutional problems for Government, says Green Party

14 July 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Political reform activist and Green Party candidate (whenever the next election may be) for Cork North Central, Oliver Moran, has called on the Government to set out how it intends to respond to the consequences of Census 2016 for Dáil constituencies. The rise in population discovered by the […]

Green Party candidate calls on voters to look beyond government options on polling day

Green Party candidate calls on voters to look beyond government options on polling day

22 February 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Green Party candidate for Cork North Central, Oliver Moran, has called on voters to look beyond the options the government is presenting them when finding candidates to vote for on Friday. Speaking today, Mr Moran said: “This election was set up by the government as a choice […]

Cork North West Election candidate Cormac Manning plants trees to reduce flooding

Cork North West Election candidate Cormac Manning plants trees to reduce flooding

16 February 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cormac Manning, Green Party candidate for Cork North West, demonstrated Green Party policy on flood control this week by taking part in a project to plant native trees in the upstream catchment area of a river. “Latest research shows that the traditional approach of using flood barriers to […]

Innishannon says ‘NO’ to election posters

Innishannon says ‘NO’ to election posters

12 February 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Innishannon, Co Cork has joined a growing list of Cork towns that will have no election posters erected. The Innishannon Tidy Towns committee have asked all political parties and candidates to refrain from erecting posters within the village. The request is a voluntary one, but so far it’s […]

Cork Green Party election candidate Oliver Moran wants Government to U-turn on pay-by-WEIGHT recycling

Cork Green Party election candidate Oliver Moran wants Government to U-turn on pay-by-WEIGHT recycling

2 February 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Green Party candidate for Cork North Central, Oliver Moran, has called on the government to reverse the decision to introduce pay-by-weight on recycling. Households in Cork have started to receive notices that pay-by-weight will be introduced to all waste collections from July. The Department of the Environment estimates […]