Government must regulate ‘PCP’ car finance – says Cork TD

Government must regulate ‘PCP’ car finance – says Cork TD

1 April 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Minister must resolve standoff on the regulation of €2.7bn of car finance – says COrk SOuth Central TD Michael McGrath Fianna Fáil Finance Spokesperson Michael McGrath has called on Minister Paschal Donohoe to intervene and resolve a reported stand-off between two State bodies about who is responsible for […]

Parking charges at public hospitals must be regulated and reduced – says Cllr

Parking charges at public hospitals must be regulated and reduced – says Cllr

28 March 2018 By Bryan Bermingham bryan@TheCork.ie National review must be concluded as quickly as possible Recently selected Fianna Fáil candidate for Cork East, Cork County Cllr. Padraig O’Sullivan has said that the regulation of car parking charges at public hospitals, with a view to reducing them, must be a priority for the Government. “For […]

WEST CORK: Roof repairs to Colaiste na Toirbhirte, Bandon

WEST CORK: Roof repairs to Colaiste na Toirbhirte, Bandon

26 March 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Murphy O’Mahony secures commitment from Minister on Colaiste na Toirbhirte Gym Roof Repairs Cork South West TD, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has secured confirmation from the Department of Education that progress will be made on the refurbishment of the gymnasium roof at Colaiste na Toirbhirte three years after the […]

Europe unhappy with Ireland homelessness situation

Europe unhappy with Ireland homelessness situation

22 March 2018, Thursday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Cork North Central Solidarity TD Mick Barry this morning said that Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy and Housing Agency chairman Conor Skehan should be asked to comment on what he described as “scorching criticism” directed at the Housing Agency chairman and Government Ministers by a new report […]

Ireland must reject EU digital tax proposals – McGrath

Ireland must reject EU digital tax proposals – McGrath

21 March 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath has said Ireland must reject the European Commission’s digital taxation proposals published today. Deputy McGrath commented, “The proposals published by the European Commission today encroach directly into an area – corporate tax – that is a national competence under EU law. […]

Surging business insurance premiums risking future of many North Cork businesses – Moynihan

Surging business insurance premiums risking future of many North Cork businesses – Moynihan

21 March 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Michael Moynihan has said that businesses up and down North Cork are at risk of going under as a result of the crippling costs of business insurance. Deputy Moynihan was commenting ahead of a Fianna Fáil Dáil motion on the issue […]