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 […]

CORK POLITICS: ‘Same old craic with sports capital’ – says Labour’s Peter Horgan

CORK POLITICS: ‘Same old craic with sports capital’ – says Labour’s Peter Horgan

16 June 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Labour Party Local Area Representative in Cork Peter Horgan has criticised Minister Brendan Griffin for reverting to the same old craic and tactics with the new Sports Capital announcement. “Government TDs, Senators and Candidates were tweeting mightily the other night that €40 million is to be allocated for […]

“Traffic volumes in Cork grind to a halt with one crash or any hint of rain and wind”

“Traffic volumes in Cork grind to a halt with one crash or any hint of rain and wind”

26 November 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Labour Local Area Representative in Cork, Peter Horgan, has called on the Ministers for Transport and Justice to implement an Operation Freeflow for Cork City. “I’ve written to my party’s Transport Spokesperson Senator Kevin Humphreys to ask him to request this from the Ministers,” said Mr Horgan. “Traffic […]