“As Mayor of the County of Cork, I would like to say I am deeply sorry…to all the mothers and babies who suffered and continue to suffer…””

“As Mayor of the County of Cork, I would like to say I am deeply sorry…to all the mothers and babies who suffered and continue to suffer…””

12 February 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Statement from Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Mary Linehan Foley (Ind), in relation to Bessborough Mother and Baby Home, Bessboro, Blackrock/Mahon, Cork “As many will be aware, I am the child of a mother and baby home. I was born in Bessborough Mother and Baby Home. […]

New fire Station in West Cork

New fire Station in West Cork

6 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Independent T.D welcomes funding for Clonakilty Fire Station Michael Collins T.D has welcomed an announcement by the Department of Housing, Heritage and Local Government that €1.6 million has been allocated to replace Clonakilty Fire Station. The Independent T.D said that the funding will aim to ensure that a […]

FISHING POLITICS: “the botched Brexit deal amounts to a cut of at least 25 per cent in quota and income for the Irish fishing fleet”

FISHING POLITICS: “the botched Brexit deal amounts to a cut of at least 25 per cent in quota and income for the Irish fishing fleet”

5 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Politics: Strong words from Cork TD “…the botched Brexit deal amounts to a cut of at least 25 per cent in quota and income for the Irish fishing fleet at a time when the sector is already in survival mode” – says Vocal TD Independent West Cork Michael […]

HERITAGE BUILDINGS under threat? Where are Cork’s 1916 and War of Independence landmarks

HERITAGE BUILDINGS under threat? Where are Cork’s 1916 and War of Independence landmarks

4 October 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Independent Northside Councillor, Ken O Flynn, has requested clarification from Cork City Council regarding all historical properties relating to the patriots of both the 1916 and the War of Independence. Cllr. O’ Flynn stated that he found it “extremely upsetting to see the demolition of 40< Herbert Park, […]

€130,250 to spruce up Crosshaven, Passage West, Kanturk, Liscarroll and West Cork

€130,250 to spruce up Crosshaven, Passage West, Kanturk, Liscarroll and West Cork

14 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Minister for Rural and Community Development Heather Humphreys TD has announced a total of five applications by Cork County Council have been successful in securing funding to the value of €130,250, under the second round of the Town and Village Accelerated Measure in Response to Covid-19. The Accelerated […]

“Two faced TD’s who are speaking out of both sides of their mouths”

“Two faced TD’s who are speaking out of both sides of their mouths”

10 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Deputy Michael Collins calls out the “two faced Td’s who are speaking out of both sides of their mouths”. Independent TD, for West Cork, Michael Collins has sharply criticised his opposition for voting for restrictions which they have repeatedly called “bonkers” and illogical and which they have claimed […]

Fermoy reopening bit-by-bit after COVID19 lockdown

Fermoy reopening bit-by-bit after COVID19 lockdown

16 July 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Mary Linehan Foley has visited Fermoy. The Independent Cllr yesterday enjoyed a cup of coffee in the recently rejuvenated area outside the Priory Coffee Co. Under Cork County Council’s Project ACT initiative, town teams in both Fermoy and Mitchelstown are […]

Youghal & Mitchelstown benefit from ‘Rural Regeneration and Development Fund’

Youghal & Mitchelstown benefit from ‘Rural Regeneration and Development Fund’

3 July 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has secured funding to the value of €551,250 for 2 major projects which have been approved under the Rural Regeneration and Development Fund (RRDF) from the Department of Rural & Community Development. In Youghal, the Regeneration of the Town Centre and Development of a future […]

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