EUROPEAN UNION: Seminar in Cork on ‘Your rights as a European Citizen’

EUROPEAN UNION:  Seminar in Cork on ‘Your rights as a European Citizen’

27 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Environmental Pillar will hold a seminar with MEP Liadh Ni Riada tomorrow (Friday, 28 April 2017) to highlight Irish people’s rights to access information as EU citizens. The interactive seminar – Right to Know, Right to Act: Your rights as a European Citizen – will take place […]

Ní Riada hails €1bn docklands regeneration project

Ní Riada hails €1bn docklands regeneration project

21 April 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie  Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has hailed the recently announced €1bn landmark development of Cork’s docklands as ‘long overdue and exciting’.  “There has been practically no substantial development in Cork for the last 10 years,” the Ireland South MEP said.  “The Cork docklands were the hub of […]

Irish Government must rethink role of religious orders in HEALTH and EDUCATION – says Cork MEP Liadh Ní Riada

Irish Government must rethink role of religious orders in HEALTH and EDUCATION – says Cork MEP Liadh Ní Riada

21 April 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork MEP Liadh Ní Riada (Sinn Fein) has said the state must rethink its approach to the role of religious orders in running health and education institutions. The Ireland South MEP was speaking after it was revealed that the government has gifted a €300 million state-funded National Maternity […]

Martin McGuinness remembered at Easter Commemoration – in Clonakilty, West Cork

Martin McGuinness remembered at Easter Commemoration – in Clonakilty, West Cork

18 April 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The annual Easter Commemoration was held at a sunny Asna Square, Clonakilty on Easter Sunday morning. With flag-bearers holding the Starry Plough, Irish Republic and National flags at the Tadhg an Asna Monument, Cathaoirleach: Michael O’ Donovan extended a welcome to all, in particular descendants of local volunteers […]

WEST CORK: Sinn Fein TD to speak at Easter Sunday commemoration in Clonakilty Town

WEST CORK: Sinn Fein TD to speak at Easter Sunday commemoration in Clonakilty Town

16 April 2017, Easter Sunday By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The annual Clonakilty 1916 commemoration will be held at 11.30am this morning at Asna Square, Clonakilty, West Cork at which Cork Sinn Féin TD Jonathan O’Brien will deliver the keynote speech. The event is organised the Clonakilty Easter Commemoration Committee which has held the annual commemoration […]

Sinn Fein TD officially opens constituency office in hometown of Housing Minister Simon Coveney – Carrigaline, Co Cork

Sinn Fein TD officially opens constituency office in hometown of Housing Minister Simon Coveney – Carrigaline, Co Cork

7 April 2017, 11.30am By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TDs Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire and Louise O’Reilly were in attendance on Main Street, Carrigaline, Co Cork this morning to officially open Deputy Ó Laoghaire’s new constituency office. The office is located in a former Auctioneer’s premises which had been vacant since the recession. The office was […]

‘Sinn could deliver a better health system’ – According to party reps at Public Meeting in Douglas, Cork

‘Sinn could deliver a better health system’ – According to party reps at Public Meeting in Douglas, Cork

7 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A universal Healthcare Service, free at the point of access, is possible, a Public Meeting organised by Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD heard. The meeting, which took place at Nemo Rangers last night (the 6th) heard from Sinn Féin spokesperson on Health, Louise O’Reilly TD about her Party’s Health […]

Mental health patients ‘let down by failure to ratify UN convention on rights’ – Pat Buckley TD

Mental health patients ‘let down by failure to ratify UN convention on rights’ – Pat Buckley TD

30 March 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin deputy Mental Health spokesperson Pat Buckley TD has called on the Government to begin the process of ratifying the United Nations Convention for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and update patients’ rights legislation accordingly. He made his comments on the 10th anniversary of the signature […]

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