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13 September 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie On 29 February 2020, Luxembourg became the first country in the world to make all public transport in the country (buses, trams, and trains) free to use. Germany is considering making their public transit system fare-free in response to the EU’s threatening to fine them for their air... Read More
28 August 2021, Saturday By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Bus Éireann operates the School transport scheme on behalf of the Department of Education. It will issue almost 100,000 bus tickets by Monday for the new school year. Free school transport is available for primary school children travelling to their nearest or second-nearest school which is more... Read More
22 August 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie South Cork News With confirmation that the application on the green area between the new Aldi (former Cinema site) and long-established Douglas Court has been protected from further retail development, Labour Party Local Area Rep for Douglas Peter Horgan said now is the time to reinvent the village... Read More
14 August 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie As figures show a return to pre-pandemic traffic levels, Labour Party Cllr John Maher and Local Area Rep for Cork City Peter Horgan said a plan must be financed to encourage the return to public transport usage, utilising free travel as the starting point in Cork. “We’re facing... Read More
10 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie “This was achieved through local political pressure along with the INMO” – says Sherlock Mallow based TD for Cork East, Labour’s Sean Sherlock has received assurances from the CEO of the South / South West Hospital Group that services will continue as normal at the Medical Assessment Unit... Read More
31 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Labour Party Social Protection Spokesperson Seán Sherlock TD (Cork East) has urged Minister for Social Protection Heather Humphreys to create a single portal to support family members when they have to engage with social protection and other public services after a loved one passes away, to avoid the... Read More
13 January 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork East TD and member of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Children, Equality and Disability, Seán Sherlock has called on the Government and the Minister for Housing to examine using Ministerial directives under the Planning Act to halt any developments on Mother & Baby Homes like Bessborough and... Read More