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 […]

EAST CORK: Cllr Mary Linehan Foley from Youghal elected as ‘Mayor of the County of Cork’ for 2020-2021

EAST CORK: Cllr Mary Linehan Foley from Youghal elected as ‘Mayor of the County of Cork’ for 2020-2021

26 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Independent Cllr. Mary Linehan Foley has been elected as Mayor of the County of Cork following a unanimous vote by Full Council Taking office during the recovery from COVID-19, Mayor Linehan Foley intends to lead the way in supporting the regeneration of the economy of Cork County by […]

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 […]

AUDIO: ‘Listening Posts’ art installation on Penrose Quay, Cork City, Ireland

AUDIO: ‘Listening Posts’ art installation on Penrose Quay, Cork City, Ireland

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 […]

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