SINN FEIN: Transfer to social housing must be the priority for any voluntary surrender homes – Ní Riada MEP

SINN FEIN: Transfer to social housing must be the priority for any voluntary surrender homes – Ní Riada MEP

8 September 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork based Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has given what she described as a “cautious welcome” to the announcement that buy to let mortgage customers who have non-performing loans with Permanent TSB Bank will be contacted with a view to making these properties available for voluntary surrender […]

HOUSING CRISIS: requires policy and delivery – says Cork Sinn Fein TD

HOUSING CRISIS: requires policy and delivery – says Cork Sinn Fein TD

6 September 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD and Justice Spokesperson Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire (Cork South Central) has said that the deaths of three homeless people, including a woman in Cork, was “an indictment of the State and of the Housing policies of successive Governments”. “This week, three people who were homeless have […]

POLITICS: “Sinn Fein’s refusal to engage in the parliamentary process is harming Ireland” – says Cork Fine Gael Senator

POLITICS: “Sinn Fein’s refusal to engage in the parliamentary process is harming Ireland” – says Cork Fine Gael Senator

6 September 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Fein’s refusal to engage in the parliamentary process is harming Ireland, a Cork Fine Gael Senator has said. Senator Colm Burke said: “The European Union Withdrawal Bill starts to make its way through the House of Commons this week. Meanwhile seven Sinn Fein MPs stand idly by […]

POLITICS: Cork TD says Garda breath test revelations “highlight culture of impunity”

POLITICS: Cork TD says Garda breath test revelations “highlight culture of impunity”

6 September 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin Justice spokesperson Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD has said the revelation that there are a further 500,000 false breath tests is a further indictment of the culture of An Garda Síochána and Commissioner O’Sullivan. Speaking this morning, Teachta Ó Laoghaire (Cork South Central) said; “The report highlights […]

BALLYVOURNEY: Vincent Browne will speak at this years Sinn Féin Summer School in Co Cork

BALLYVOURNEY: Vincent Browne will speak at this years Sinn Féin Summer School in Co Cork

2 September 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin’s annual Summer School returns to the Mills Inn in Bháile Mhúirne, Co Cork on Friday and Saturday the 8th and 9th of September 2017. This year’s event boasts an impressive line-up including broadcaster Vincent Browne, journalist and filmmaker Paul Mason, ‘Kill All Normies’ author Angela Nagle, […]

NATIONAL ID CARD? Legal basis of requirement for ‘Public Services Card’ are questionable – says Cork TD

NATIONAL ID CARD? Legal basis of requirement for ‘Public Services Card’ are questionable – says Cork TD

29 August 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork South Central Sinn Féin TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire has expressed concerns regarding the manner in which the Government is managing the requirement for a Public Services card, stating that there has been no real debate regarding the potential implications of such a card, or any such database. […]

SINN FEIN: Cork housing crisis is “due to FF/FG legacy of failure” says MEP Ní Riada

SINN FEIN: Cork housing crisis is “due to FF/FG legacy of failure” says MEP Ní Riada

22 August 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork based Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has said the government “continues to pile failure on upon failure” when it comes to the housing crisis. The Ireland South MEP was speaking in the wake of two reports this week which revealed that rent prices have leapt yet […]

FORMER MOTHER AND BABY HOME: Bessborough site should be donated to Cork City or to the State – says Cork City Cllr

FORMER MOTHER AND BABY HOME: Bessborough site should be donated to Cork City or to the State – says Cork City Cllr

20 August 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin Cork City Councillor Chris O’Leary has said that Bessborough should be donated to the City of Cork or to the state. He stated that the considerable state funding received by Bessborough means that there is a social obligation for the Sisters of the Scared Hearts of […]