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 […]

Landowners should trim dangerous trees before high winds of winter – says potential Labour Cork City Cllr

Landowners should trim dangerous trees before high winds of winter – says potential Labour Cork City Cllr

8 November 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Labour Local Area Rep Peter Horgan has reiterated his call for Cork City Council 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. “We are getting more and more storms and […]

Should Ireland have a “Bike to School” discount scheme (similar to Bike to Work scheme)

Should Ireland have a “Bike to School” discount scheme (similar to Bike to Work scheme)

5 November 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Labour Local Election candidate in Cork City South East Ward Peter Horgan has secured backing from the Labour Party national conference for the creation of a Bike to School incentive similar to the Bike to Work scheme operating since 2009. “This is an incentive that if followed through […]

CORK CITY POLITICS: Labour Selects Field for South Central Ward

CORK CITY POLITICS: Labour Selects Field for South Central Ward

22 October 2018, 9.10pm By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie At a convention held in the party’s office on Bandon Road on this evening, Labour selected 27-year-old Luke Field as their candidate for Cork City’s South Central ward in next May’s local elections. Mr Field has served the party as a local area representative since 2016, and […]

Cork TD endorses Michael D for President

Cork TD endorses Michael D for President

20 October 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice & Equality, David Stanton has urged Cork East locals to vote for Michael D. Higgins in the upcoming presidential election on Friday 26 October. Ahead of the election, Minister Stanton has encouraged voters to […]

PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFULS visit Cork City today

PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFULS visit Cork City today

3 September 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A special meeting of Cork City Council will take place this evening where potential Presidential candidates can make presentations to councillors in a bid to seek the nomination of Cork City Council. The Special Meeting will take place at 7pm. This follows Cork City Council being contacted by […]

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