How to stop graffiti? reintroduce the Community Graffiti Programme

How to stop graffiti? reintroduce the Community Graffiti Programme

14 April 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Labour Local election Candidate Peter Horgan and Senator Kevin Humphreys have called on the Government to reintroduce the Community Graffiti Programme to combat the damage to private property by vandalism. Graffiti is a real problem in communities right around Cork city and county,” said Mr Horgan “There is […]

Labour Party wants to restore Town Councils, amd Carrigaline is on the list

Labour Party wants to restore Town Councils, amd Carrigaline is on the list

28 March 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Speaking in advance of the committee scrutiny of Labour’s Bill to restore Town Councils, leader of the Labour Party Brendan Howlin TD called on people in towns across Ireland to support the restoration of Town Councils as an issue in the upcoming local elections. Deputy Howlin said: “Town […]

Cycle Commissioner needed for Cork

Cycle Commissioner needed for Cork

8 March 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Labour Cork City local election candidate Peter Horgan has called for the establishment of a cycling commissioner in Cork city and County that would have a statutory footing to push forward alternative transport options, investment and communications for Cork city and county. Mr Horgan said: “London has such […]

SLOW DOWN: Boreenmanna Road traffic is too fast

SLOW DOWN: Boreenmanna Road traffic is too fast

20 February 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Local election candidate Peter Horgan of the Labour Party has called for a pedestrian crossing and more traffic calming measures to be implemented on Boreenmanna Road in the interest of safety for residents and visitors to the area. “This is a highly residential area with many families spanning […]

Operation Freeflow needed for Cork to stop us being like Dublin

Operation Freeflow needed for Cork to stop us being like Dublin

13 February 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Labour Cork City Council Candidate Peter Horgan has again called on Ministers Shane Ross and Charlie Flanagan to initiate Operation Freeflow in Cork in order to avoid the city and surrounding roads becoming like Dublin. “The report from Inrix today shows once again the issues affecting Dublin traffic, […]

Sherlock seeks support for Cork early childhood workers

Sherlock seeks support for Cork early childhood workers

13 February 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork East TD Seán Sherlock sought support for early childhood workers and educators across Cork this week in the Dáil as the Labour Party moved their motion to guarantee a fair start for every child. “The issue of qualifications is important,” said Deputy Sherlock. “Staff in the sector […]

CORK CRIME: Residents of upmarket Douglas encouraged to call Gardai to stop breakins

CORK CRIME: Residents of upmarket Douglas encouraged to call Gardai to stop breakins

6 February 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Labour Local Area Representative Peter Horgan has recently encouraged residents in the Maryborough Hill area of Douglas to be vigilant of activity late at night and to ensure that all windows and doors are locked as well as cars with valuables. “A number of residents around Maryborough Hill, […]

Government must respond to Scoting Ireland allegations – says Cork TD

Government must respond to Scoting Ireland allegations – says Cork TD

11 December 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Labour Spokesperson for Children and Youth Affairs, Cork TD Sean Sherlock, has called for a coordinated response to the revelations of over 300 alleged victims of abuse within Scouting Ireland. Commenting today Deputy Sherlock said: “These figures released by Minister Zappone of over 300 alleged victims of abuse […]

ROD STEWART: GAA must ensure Pairc Ui Chaoimh concerts don’t upset locals

ROD STEWART: GAA must ensure Pairc Ui Chaoimh concerts don’t upset locals

11 December 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Labour Local Area Representative Peter Horgan has called on all authorities to use the Christmas and New Year to develop a comprehensive traffic management plan for Blackrock, Ballintemple and Ballinlough ahead of the Rod Stewart concerts in Pairc Ui Chaoimh next May. “We have seen the impact on […]

What to do with an overhanging tree?

What to do with an overhanging tree?

8 December 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Labour Local Area Rep Peter Horgan has reiterated his call for the local authority and the Government to provide once off assistance to people with trees on private land that are in danger of coming down in extreme weather events. “I am getting tired of seeing dangerous situations […]

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