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. […]

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 […]

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