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30 October 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork City Labour Cllr John Maher, Local Area Reps Ciara Kennedy and Peter Horgan have said that Cork schools are being massively left down by the Department of Educaiton forcing students to bring in their own sanitiser. Peter Horgan (Labour)“There are huge questions to answer on this basic... Read More
22 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork East TD Seán Sherlock has called on the Minister for Health to act on a previous Budget promise that he facilitated and commence higher thresholds for medical card applications for the over 70s. The Health (General Practitioner Service and Alteration of Criteria for Eligibility) Bill 2020, enacted... Read More
31 August 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Labour spokesperson on Agriculture Seán Sherlock TD (Cork East) has said that the forestry commitments outlined by Minister Pippa Hackett in her public consultation which finished last week must be underpinned with swift legislative action to restore clarity for those seeking felling licences and allow transparency for the... Read More
27 August 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A new audit of drains and their clearance is needed to ensure confidence on the drainage network in Cork City, according to Labour Local Area Rep Peter Horgan. “We need to get back to basics here,” Said Mr Horgan. “It’s quite clear, even with flash rainfall with heaviness... Read More