Brick thrown through window of Fine Gael Senator in Cork #CorkViolence

Brick thrown through window of Fine Gael Senator in Cork #CorkViolence

19 January 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A Government Senator – who is a Solicitor by profession – has had a brick thrown through the window of his Blackpool, Cork City constituency office this Sunday evening. Fine Gael Senator Colm Burke said via Facebook “Bricks fired through the window in my office in Blackpool this […]

POLITICS: Hogan’s “LNG win-win” speech is representative of Fine Gael’s ‘greenwashing’, says Green Party’s Lorna Bogue

POLITICS: Hogan’s “LNG win-win” speech is representative of Fine Gael’s ‘greenwashing’, says Green Party’s Lorna Bogue

17 January 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Hogan’s “LNG win-win” speech is representative of Fine Gael’s ‘greenwashing’, says Green Party’s Lorna Bogue A speech given by a former Fine Gael Minister for the Environment is ‘representative’ of the incumbent government party’s dedication to tackling the climate crisis, according to Green Party candidate for Cork South […]

Councillor leaves Fianna Fail to run as Independent in General Election

Councillor leaves Fianna Fail to run as Independent in General Election

15 January 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Cllr Kenneth O’Flynn has announced that he is to stand as an independent candidate in the forthcoming General Election for Cork North Central. “It has always been my intention to seek to represent the people of Cork North Central in Dail Eireann. The Fianna Fail party […]

New Primary School in Kanturk to Go to Construction during 2020 – O’Shea

New Primary School in Kanturk to Go to Construction during 2020 – O’Shea

14 January 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie North Cork Fine Gael Councillor & General Election Candidate John Paul O’Shea recently confirmed that the planned new primary school in Kanturk will go to construction during 2020. Cllr. O’Shea received written confirmation from Minister of State at the Office of Public Works this week that the project […]

€3 million grant for ‘CorkBioHub’

€3 million grant for ‘CorkBioHub’

13 January 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Promoters of a new Life Sciences R&D Hub have welcomed the news of more than €3 million in funding through the Regional Enterprise Development Fund as announced by Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD last week. The not-for-profit SynBioHub DAC (trading as CorkBioHub) will act […]