Ireland’s media/news industry close to collapse due to decline of advertising revenue #COVID19

Ireland’s media/news industry close to collapse due to decline of advertising revenue #COVID19

31 March 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Independent Cork City Councillor Cllr. Ken O’ Flynn says that the government needs to engage with the media industry at local, regional and national level as it is at crisis point and many media companies may not survive this crisis unless something unique is done for it. “I am […]

Should supermarkets open 24 hours during #Covid19 crisis?

Should supermarkets open 24 hours during #Covid19 crisis?

19 March 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Independent Cork City Councillor Cllr. Ken O’Flynn says that the key supermarket chains need to look at their opening times so that citizens can be facilitated more for social distancing and so that a round the clock vital service is available in communities. “I am suggesting that all […]

How can Cork City Council & Cork County Council help businesses during Coronavirus emergency?

How can Cork City Council & Cork County Council help businesses during Coronavirus emergency?

14 March 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Independent Cork City Councillor Cllr. Ken O’ Flynn says that Cork businesses need to see leadership from Cork City Council and Cork County Council as every business is likely to face exceptional pressure on its cash flow in the weeks and months ahead. “I am suggesting that both […]

Council to call on developers to restore ‘Listening Posts’ art installation on the north docks – Cork Greens

Council to call on developers to restore ‘Listening Posts’ art installation on the north docks – Cork Greens

6 February 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Council will write to the developers of offices and apartments being built near Penrose Quay seeking assistance to restore the “Listening Posts” art installation at the north docks. This call follows a request from Green Party councillor Oliver Moran. At Monday’s evening meeting of the North […]

Election candidate afraid that acid attack could happen to him

Election candidate afraid that acid attack could happen to him

5 February 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie “I am of course afraid that an acid attack could happen to me, my father, my canvassers or other political candidates here” Independent candidate in the general election Cllr. Kenneth O’ Flynn says that anyone convicted of an acid attack on another human being or convicted of being […]

“Ageism must be tackled at every turn” says Councillor

“Ageism must be tackled at every turn” says Councillor

30 January 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Independent (Former Fianna Fail) candidate in the general election Cllr. Kenneth O’ Flynn recently said “ageism must be tackled at every turn”. Canvassing in Cork’s Northside which has a large older population, he said those who exhibited ageist attitudes and behaviour must be challenged. “Ageism is to be […]

Councillor leaves Fianna Fail to run as Independent in General Election

Councillor leaves Fianna Fail to run as Independent in General Election

15 January 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Cllr Kenneth O’Flynn has announced that he is to stand as an independent candidate in the forthcoming General Election for Cork North Central. “It has always been my intention to seek to represent the people of Cork North Central in Dail Eireann. The Fianna Fail party […]

Dump transformed into public park – Tramore Park, Cork City

Dump transformed into public park – Tramore Park, Cork City

23 May 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Lord Mayor Cllr. Mick Finn performed the official opening of the 70 hectare Tramore Valley Park this afternoon. The park has been developed on the site of the former Kinsale Road landfill, which operated from 1963 to 2009. Waste deposited at the facility included: municipal solid waste, commercial […]

West Cork businesses are under threat as a result of the out of control and spiralling costs of insurance

West Cork businesses are under threat as a result of the out of control and spiralling costs of insurance

30 March 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie ‘The governments need to act now to ensure that rural businesses that provide jobs and income for families can survive into the future.’ West Cork Independent TD Michael Collins is calling on the government to resolve the insurance crisis that is putting individuals and companies across the country […]

Apartments in Cork City Centre for social housing

Apartments in Cork City Centre for social housing

29 March 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City Council, in collaboration with Cluid Housing Association, has announced the purchase of a ‘turnkey’ multi-unit central city residential scheme at Leeside, Bachelor’s Quay, as a part of the Rebuilding Ireland programme. The riverside scheme, which has been acquired by Cluid, comprises 72 homes that are available […]

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