“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 […]

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 […]