“We cannot allow Covid-19 to be used as an excuse for austerity”

“We cannot allow Covid-19 to be used as an excuse for austerity”

26 March 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork councillor calls for extension of fuel allowance beyond April “We cannot allow Covid-19 to be used as an excuse for austerity.” Workers’ Party councillor Ted Tynan has called for an extension of the fuel allowance beyond the end of April, in light of the ongoing Covid-19 virus […]

PUBLIC TRANSPORT: Will bus routes need to be nationalised to survive the COVID-19 crisis?

PUBLIC TRANSPORT: Will bus routes need to be nationalised to survive the COVID-19 crisis?

21 March 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Bus routes must be nationalised and funded to survive Coronavirus’s impact, says Politician Workers’ Party councillor Ted Tynan has called for all long-distance bus services serving Cork, along with a range of other public transport options, to be nationalised, in order to survive the impact of the Coronavirus. […]

Clllr. Ted Tynan calls for check on speeding cars on Old Youghal Road

Clllr. Ted Tynan calls for check on speeding cars on Old Youghal Road

28 March 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Workers’ Party Councillor Ted Tynan has called for stricter enforcement of speed limits on the Old Youghal Road, particularly the section of the road between St. Joseph’s Church and Mayfield Village which Cllr. Tynan described as “an accident waiting to happen”. The Mayfield based councillor said that since […]

Workers’ Party to picket Cork City Hall with demand to develop public land for public housing

14 January 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Members of the Workers’ Party will put a picket on a meeting of Cork City Council this afternoon (Monday 14th) in support of a demand by Cllr. Ted Tynan that the council retain a site on Model Farm Road for the construction of 100% public mixed income housing. […]

NAMA Land banks should be given to local authorities with funds for public housing construction

NAMA Land banks should be given to local authorities with funds for public housing construction

5 January 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Workers’ Party has called for major NAMA owned land banks suitable for housing to be given to local authorities along with funding for the construction of public housing. Workers’ Party Cork Cork City Councillor, Ted Tynan, said that the sale of 43 acres of prime housing land […]

NORTH RING ROAD: Cork Cllr wants CONTINUOUS air quality monitoring

NORTH RING ROAD: Cork Cllr wants CONTINUOUS air quality monitoring

14 May 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Workers’ Party want Air Quality monitoring to be carried out throughout Cork city, starting with the North Ring Road. Workers’ Party Councillor Ted Tynan has proposed a motion to Cork City Council at which he will call for continuous air quality monitoring to be carried out on some […]

CORK HOMELESSNESS: Workers’ Party to hold vigil on St Patrick’s Bridge to highlight homelessness

CORK HOMELESSNESS: Workers’ Party to hold vigil on St Patrick’s Bridge to highlight homelessness

15 October 2017, Sunday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Workers’ Party is to hold a vigil on Cork’s St. Patrick’s this evening to highlight the growing level of homelessness both locally and nationally and in protest at what the party called the government’s’ “snail’s pace” housing programme Workers’ Party activist and event organiser, Karen Collins, […]

OUTDOOR TRADING IN MODERN CITIES: Cork’s “Coal Quay” market needs to be opened up while retaining tradition says Cllr

OUTDOOR TRADING IN MODERN CITIES: Cork’s “Coal Quay” market needs to be opened up while retaining tradition says Cllr

24 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Potential new traders with established bona fides unable to get stalls while others remain empty The Cork City Workers’ Party Councillor, Ted Tynan, has said that Cork’s Coal Quay market on Cornmarket Street needs to be opened up to new stall-holders while retaining current ones and being revitalised. […]

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