Sean Kelly MEP looks into alleged child abduction from Cork

Sean Kelly MEP looks into alleged child abduction from Cork

11th November 2013 By TheCork.ie Politics Reporter news@TheCork.ie Sean Kelly MEP (Fine Gael) is seeking EU assistance to investigate a case of alleged child abduction involving two children from Cork. A press release from Sean Kelly’s office today says “It is alleged that Elizabeth Zamba abducted Richard Quarry’s son Ethan, aged eight, and Patrick Beary’s […]

Buy Irish – says Govt TD

8th November 2013, Friday By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie Following the publication of the annual Deloitte Consumer Survey on Christmas spending, Labour TD for Cork South West, Michael McCarthy, has urged consumers to buy Irish this Christmas. The annual report published this week indicated that Irish people will spend approximately €1.5bn this Christmas. The average spend in […]

Annual County Cork Youth Council meets today

7th November 2013 By David O’Sullivan news@TheCork.ie On Thursday November 7th over 100 young people from across Cork county will meet at the Clarion Hotel to attend the annual Co.Cork Youth Council, Comhairle na nOg. The theme for this year is “The World We Want” – it will explore how this generation can address the […]

Junior Health Minister congratulates RTE Radio Broadcaster for frankness over depression

5th November 2013, Tuesday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Minister of State for Mental Health says Radio Presenter John Murray deserves to be “congratulated” for speaking so frankly about his depression. 49 year old Murray returned to his daily slot on RTE Radio 1 only yesterday after a 6 month hiatus. In the opening minutes […]

Lord Mayor says OAP conference was success

Lord Mayor says OAP conference was success

5th November 2012, Tuesday By Tony Smyth news@TheCork.ie The Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Catherine Clancy today thanked Cork’s older citizens for attending the Cork -Towards an Age-Friendly city conference held yesterday (Monday November 4th) in such unprecedented numbers. Speaking after yesterday’s event which was attended by close to 500 people the Lord Mayor stated: […]

Gay Marriage Referendum welcomed by Cork TD

Gay Marriage Referendum welcomed by Cork TD

5th November 2013 By Tony Smyth news@TheCork.ie Cork South Central Fine Gael TD and Chair of the Party’s LGBT Group, Jerry Buttimer, has this evening (Tuesday) said that the decision of Government to hold a referendum on marriage equality during the first half 2015 is a momentous step towards a truly inclusive, diverse and equal […]

FG Selects Fermoy Area County Council candidate

FG Selects Fermoy Area County Council candidate

5th November 2013 By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie Charleville local Aileen Browne was selected by Fine Gael to contest next year’s Local Elections for the Fermoy area  last Sunday. Aileen Browne is a strong Community activist in the Charleville Area. She is Secretary to both the Tidy Towns and the Charleville Community Forum and has played a […]

Number seeking Council housing in City continues to rise

5th November 2013 By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie There has been an increase of nearly 1000 in applicants on the Cork City Housing list in the last ten months according to Sinn Fein Cllr Mick Nugent. The figures obtained this week show a figure of 7727 eligible applicants on the housing list at the start of October […]

Micheal Martin says Coalition making bags of Property Tax

Micheal Martin says Coalition making bags of Property Tax

4th Novermber 2013 By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South Central, Micheál Martin, has said it is completely unacceptable that Cork homeowners are receiving letters asking them to pay next year’s property tax up-front before the end of the month. Deputy Martin said the letters are extremely confusing, sometimes incorrect, and they fail […]

Cork Minister returns from Middle East Trade Mission

Cork Minister returns from Middle East Trade Mission

1st November 2013 By TheCork.ie new@thecork.ie Cork’s only senior Minister – Simon Coveney – has concluded a week long visit to the Gulf States with a speech to the Dubai Irish Business Network , and an audience of potential buyers and business partners at Bord Bia’s Taste of Ireland Green Box Competition in Dubai. The […]