COVID19: How to ventilate a school classroom during winter?

COVID19: How to ventilate a school classroom during winter?

23 November 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Students are cold in their classrooms, ventilation plan must be made clear by Government for winter months – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD Cork South Central TD, and Sinn Féin spokesperson for Education, Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire has called on the Government to deliver clear guidelines to schools on ventilation, […]

BUSINESS NEWS: Sinn Féin Bill would allow workers carry untaken annual leave into 2021 and 2022

BUSINESS NEWS: Sinn Féin Bill would allow workers carry untaken annual leave into 2021 and 2022

19 November 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie This week Sinn Féin published the ‘Covid19 Carryover of Annual Leave Bill’ which seeks to give workers the legal right to carry over any leave which they could not take due to the effects of the Covid19 crisis into 2021 and/or 2022. Cork East TD Pat Buckley said: […]

Minister for Transport agrees that a Cork-specific Transport Office is needed

Minister for Transport agrees that a Cork-specific Transport Office is needed

12 November 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie During questions today in the Dáil, TD for Cork South Central Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire welcomed a constructive exchange with the Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan, on furthering public transport projects in Cork City. Speaking from Leinster House, he said: “I welcome today that we were able to have […]

Driving Test waiting list has ‘massive’ backlog in Cork City

Driving Test waiting list has ‘massive’ backlog in Cork City

10 November 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Action needed as 6,535 waiting for driving test in Cork City – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD Sinn Féin’s Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire today called for Minister Eamon Ryan to take decisive action to tackle the massive driving test backlog. Ó Laoghaire’s comments come as the Road Safety Authority (RSA) […]