Council houses in Cork City need more maintenance – says Cllr

Council houses in Cork City need more maintenance – says Cllr

17 July 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Workers’ Party councillor Ted Tynan has said that despite the fact that Cork City Council tenants are paying a total of approximately €20 million per annum in rents for their homes the council’s housing maintenance scheme has been pared down to the bone. The Mayfield based councillor said […]

Tynan asks “What recovery?”, as nearly 35,000 suffering deprivation in Cork North Central

Tynan asks “What recovery?”, as nearly 35,000 suffering deprivation in Cork North Central

18 February 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Workers’ Party candidate in Cork North-Central, Cllr Ted Tynan, said today (Thursday) that the Government’s claims of economic recovery ring hollow in Cork North Central where an estimated 35,000 people suffer from multiple forms of deprivation. Estimates also show that nearly 20,000 people suffer from heat deprivation, […]

Innishannon says ‘NO’ to election posters

Innishannon says ‘NO’ to election posters

12 February 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Innishannon, Co Cork has joined a growing list of Cork towns that will have no election posters erected. The Innishannon Tidy Towns committee have asked all political parties and candidates to refrain from erecting posters within the village. The request is a voluntary one, but so far it’s […]

Should the Irish State buy back Ireland’s only Oil Refinery from a Conoco Phillips?

Should the Irish State buy back Ireland’s only Oil Refinery from a Conoco Phillips?

2 February 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Workers’ Party Cork City Councillor Ted Tynan has said that the state should compulsorily buy back the Whitegate Refinery in Cork Harbour which was sold to Conoco Philips in 2002 for €100m in a deal which included the Whiddy Island storage facility and a Dublin office block. Cllr. […]

6,626 young people in Cork have turned 18 since last year and will have right to vote

6,626 young people in Cork have turned 18 since last year and will have right to vote

2 February 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) is encouraging young people in County Cork to make sure they are registered to vote, given that a General Election is just weeks away. If the election is held at the end of February, as widely expected, the deadline for inclusion […]

Pay by weight charges will INCREASE after election WARNS Cork Councillor

Pay by weight charges will INCREASE after election WARNS Cork Councillor

1 February 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork North Central Workers’ Party candidate councillor Ted Tynan has condemned the government decision to introduce “Pay by Weight” charges for domestic refuse and says the move will be completely counterproductive. He also accused the government of keeping quiet about the new rules which will cause refuse charges […]