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23 Feb 2024 By Bryan McCarthy bryan@TheCork.ie Property News Labour’s Candidates in Cork South Central are calling on the government to urgently address the housing crisis in light of the alarming findings of the recent Daft Report. The report revealed a staggering 6.8% increase in advertised rents in 2023, further exacerbating the challenges faced by... Read More
23 January 2024 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Need to progress next gen ticketing on all public transport Labour Party Candidate in Cork City Peter Horgan has welcomed the move by Irish Rail to introduce E-tickets on intercity services. “Finally we are moving rail travel on a level like air travel where you have an E-ticket,”... Read More
12 January 2024 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Labour Party Candidate Peter Horgan has said the time has come for a full, frank, open and public discussion on the future of the city centre following news of another small business closing today. “Something is not right in the city centre,” said Mr Horgan. “We need to... Read More
11 December 2023 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie We need state-wide measures to End to Scourge of Vacancy & Dereliction say Labour South candidates Labour’s Southside Candidates for the local Elections in 2024, Laura Harmon (Cork South West) and Peter Horgan (Cork South East) have said the vacant home tax is an ineffective policy measure. Government... Read More
7 Decemver 2023 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Being a Cllr is a part time job, historically many Cllrs were self-employed or had an understanding employer who would let them attend meetings during work hors – but society has changed with greater expectations, and social media demands Independent Senators have emphasised problems that will lead to... Read More
26 October 2023, Thursday By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Speaking after the Blackrock Mahon Community Forum on Wednesday night, Labour Candidate for the South East Ward Peter Horgan welcomed confirmation that the Blackrock Railway Line is on a list for Gardaí to utilise cctv infrastructure to catch and deter anti-social behaviour but said that the bureaucratic... Read More
2 July 2023 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The Garda Commissioner is the person who responsible for the administration and management of An Garda Síochána, including responsibility for the recruitment, training and deployment of Garda members. Commenting on Garda staff numbers in Cork Peter Horgan, Labour Rep has said “Gardai on the frontline should be supported... Read More
15 June 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Politics Harmon calls on Minister Darragh O’Brien to ensure that a fully operational fire station in Ballincollig is part of the solution to the firefighters dispute Labour Local Area Rep for Ballincollig, Laura Harmon said: “Our brave and hardworking retained fire service are the backbone of our community... Read More