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25 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie West Cork TD, Holly Cairns, Social Democrats spokesperson on Agriculture, Food, and the Marine, expressed deep concern at the clusters of COVID-19 in Irish meat processing plants and has called on the Minister to tackle the power of the beef processing industry. Deputy Cairns believe there is a... Read More
15 April 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A Cork TD has expressed concern about ‘Local only’s sings which have appeared in picturesque areas, which normally welcome holidaymakers, many of whom own second houses. Social Democrats Cork South West TD Holly Cairns took to social media to quell tensions. I understand everyone is worried. Social distancing... Read More
1 February 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Social Democrats have launched their election manifesto entitled ‘Invest in Better’. The document, which is fully costed and runs to 123 pages, sets out a roadmap for what it calls a ‘uniquely Irish version of the Nordic model’ and covers topics from health and housing to LGTBTQI+... Read More
3 May 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Social Democrats candidate for Cork County Council, Evie Nevin says the poor infrastructure and inaccessibility of West Cork is making canvassing difficult for mobility impaired candidates. The mother-of-two is a part-time wheelchair user due to her rare disease, Ehlers Danlos Syndrome. The condition means she becomes injured very... Read More
20 November 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Local election candidate for Clonakilty-Skibbereen, Evie Nevin, is calling for Cork County Council to install public water fountains throughout West Cork. Evie, who is hoping to secure a seat on Cork County Council next year, believes that installing drinking fountains will contribute to the war against single use... Read More