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. […]

National Minimum Wage is being treated as a STANDARD RATE by many employers – warns Cork City Cllr

National Minimum Wage is being treated as a STANDARD RATE by many employers – warns Cork City Cllr

26 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Data shows that National Minimum Wage is being treated as a standard rate by many employers Cork Workers’ Party Councillor Ted Tynan has said that data released by the Central Statistics Office today (Wednesday) shows that what is meant to be a statutory National Minimum Wage is in […]

POLITICS: Cork Workers’ Party Easter Commemoration this Sunday, April 16th

POLITICS: Cork Workers’ Party Easter Commemoration this Sunday, April 16th

14 April 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Cork Region of the Workers’ Party will hold its annual Easter 1916 Commemoration this Sunday (Easter Sunday), 16th April at 12.00 Noon. The Commemoration will take place at the Republican Plot at St. Finbarr’s Cemetery, Glasheen Road. This year’s oration will be delivered by Mayfield based Karen […]

POLITICS: Cork Workers’ Party Cllr says Fianna Fáil are ‘trying to leave the door open for water charges in future’

11 April 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Commenting on developments at the Oireachtas Water Committee, Workers’ Party Cork City Councillor Ted Tynan said: ‘The last minute deal by Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil to amend the recommendations of the Water Committee report is quite clearly an attempt to leave the door open for the reintroduction […]

Workers Party and Labour members in Cork SUPPORT Bus Eireann strike

Workers Party and Labour members in Cork SUPPORT Bus Eireann strike

24 March 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork’s only Workers Party policitian – Cork City Cllr. Ted Tynan – has called for “massive support” for striking Bus Éireann workers “The Workers Party has expressed its solidarity with Bus Eireann Workers who are now on strike following the decision of company management to proceed unilaterally to […]

Cllr. Tynan welcomes decision to introduce a 30km/h speed limit on busy Mayfield residential road

Cllr. Tynan welcomes decision to introduce a 30km/h speed limit on busy Mayfield residential road

8 February 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Workers’ Party Cork City Councillor Ted Tynan has welcomed the decision of Cork City Council management to introduce a 30 kilometre per hour speed limit on Boherboy Road, Mayfield. The restricted speed limit is to be put in place on foot of a motion tabled by Cllr. Tynan […]

Workers’ Party launch campaign to fight funding cuts and ‘privatisation of Bus Éireann’

Workers’ Party launch campaign to fight funding cuts and ‘privatisation of Bus Éireann’

3 February 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Workers’ Party in Cork have launched a campaign to fight proposed cuts at Bus Éireann and to oppose government and management plans to – in the words of the party – “privatise the company or hand the most profitable routes over to private competitors” The Workers’ Party […]

Cork City Councillor Ted Tynan wants more people to be eligible for social housing

Cork City Councillor Ted Tynan wants more people to be eligible for social housing

9 January 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Council will tonight debate a motion calling for a 15% increase in the eligibility threshold to qualify for local authority social housing. The motion, proposed by Workers’ Party Councillor Ted Tynan calls on the government to allow those whose gross income is slightly above the current […]

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