PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFULS visit Cork City today

PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFULS visit Cork City today

3 September 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A special meeting of Cork City Council will take place this evening where potential Presidential candidates can make presentations to councillors in a bid to seek the nomination of Cork City Council. The Special Meeting will take place at 7pm. This follows Cork City Council being contacted by […]

HEALTH POLITICS: Closure of referrals to Cork CAMHS is ‘shocking indictment of system’ – says Cork TD

HEALTH POLITICS: Closure of referrals to Cork CAMHS is ‘shocking indictment of system’ – says Cork TD

23 August 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Fein Mental Health spokesperson Pat Buckley TD (Cork East) has blasted the recent closure of new CAMHS referrals in Cork as a “shocking indictment on the system and it’s neglect by government”. The closure means GP’s are being asked to send children and young people in distress […]

MEP backs Cork maritime cluster call

MEP backs Cork maritime cluster call

7 July 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has backed calls for Cork to be developed into a maritime cluster. The Ireland South MEP, who sits on the EU Fisheries Committee, was speaking as she attended the Our Ocean Wealth Summit in Galway. “I was very pleased with the positive […]

EAST CORK: New sliproad will allow traffic to avoid Lakeview Roundabout, Midleton

EAST CORK: New sliproad will allow traffic to avoid Lakeview Roundabout, Midleton

21 April 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie East Cork Sinn Féin TD Pat Buckley and Councillor Danielle Twomey Sinn Féin have welcomed the announcement by Cork County Council under part 8 planning to construct a new slip road at Lakeview Roundabout, Midleton, County Cork at the N25 junction with the R630 Midleton and Ballinacurra. Deputy […]

Frontline workers the heroes of #StormEmma – Ó Laoghaire

Frontline workers the heroes of #StormEmma – Ó Laoghaire

5 March 2018 By Mary Bermimgham mary@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD for Cork South Central Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire has said that the frontline staff, who kept emergency and essential services going during Storm Emma. He also said that we now need to gear up for the danger of flooding. “Severe Weather events can be dangerous, and […]

POLITICS: Mary Lou McDonald TD makes first visit to Cork as Sinn Fein President

POLITICS: Mary Lou McDonald TD makes first visit to Cork as Sinn Fein President

26 February 2018, Monday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The new Sinn Féin President Mary Lou McDonald TD has called for a “reimagining of Ireland” and stated that the mission of Uniting Ireland is about more than ending partition. Teachta McDonald made the remarks while delivering a keynote address on Irish Unity in Cork City Hall […]