Munster MEP wants to be TD

Munster MEP wants to be TD

Labour Leader Eamon Gilmore has unveiled Alan Kelly – currently an MEP for Ireland South – as labours general election candidate for North Tipperary/South Offally. Speaking on his announcement as a potential candidate, Alan Kelly, stated he was ‘honoured and delighted’ to be part of Labour’s election team. “I am both honoured and delighted to […]

The Student grant process is too slow – says Clune

The Student grant process is too slow – says Clune

Cork Fine Gael TD Deirdre Clune has highlighted that more than two months into the college year of 5,926 applications in Cork for Higher Education Grants only 713 have been awarded. A further 1,837 of these applications have yet to be even processed. This information was released to Fine Gael this week from the Department […]

Cork students protest against cutbacks

Cork students protest against cutbacks

Next week UCC-SU in conjunction with CIT-SU and USI will be holding a protest in Cork City. The ‘REBEL AGAINST CUTBACKS’ protest will start at 11am in CIT, moving to UCC at 12pm, leaving UCC at 1pm to culminate in a rally in Grand Parade at 2pm. Speaking at the event will be John Lane […]

Cork’s Billy Twomey on course for World Cup success

Cork’s Billy Twomey on course for World Cup success

Billy kicked of his campaign to qualify for the World Cup Final in Leipzig next spring in great style with a 5th place in the World Cup Qualifier in Verona with Sue and Edd Davies’s lovely mare Tinka’s Serenade, who has been on cracking form of late, including being 11th at the World Equestrian Games […]

Mick Barry unhappy with FF TD

Mick Barry unhappy with FF TD

24th November 2011 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Socialist Party Cllr Barry said this morning: “Noel O’Flynn is fooling no-one with his performance as the Government TD who is going to stand up to the Government. He has no right to be upset about his being misled by the Taoiseach when for 13 years he himself […]

Clonakilty Sinn Fein hold anti government protest

Clonakilty Sinn Fein hold anti government protest

On Monday evening last (23rd), the Clon Sinn Féin Cumann organised a march calling for an immediate general election. Around 30 people attended the event which was organised late the night before. It was organised to get participants thinking about patriots of times gone by, versus the corrupt and inept politicians in Government. The peaceful […]

Stanton Raises Sugar Industry Shutdown in Dail

Stanton Raises Sugar Industry Shutdown in Dail

Following the European Court of Auditors (ECA) report, last week, on the failures of the EU sugar industry restructuring, Cork East TD, David Stanton secured a Dail adjournment debate on the matter. The report said that the decision to shutdown the Irish sugar industry was taken on out of date information. “Having participated on the […]

Labour targets two seats in Cork East

Labour targets two seats in Cork East

Cork East Labour Party TD Seán Sherlock has said that for the first time ever he believes his party has a real chance of taking two seats in the Cork East Constituency. Deputy Sherlock said: “I look forward to hitting the campaign trail with running mate, Cobh-based County Councillor John Mulvihill, who was given the […]

Clune wants General Election

Clune wants General Election

Responding to the ongoing chaos within the Government Cork Fine Gael TD Deirdre Clune believes that the voices of the Irish public must be heard now through an immediate General Election. “Last Monday the international media revealed that the current Government were misleading the Irish public. This Monday we see a Government in chaos. The […]

Tourist office opens onboard MV Julia

Tourist office opens onboard MV Julia

Pictured today; Cllr Michael O’Connell Lord Mayor of Cork and Catherine O’Connel lady Mayoress at the West Cork Tourism Co-Op opening of its Tourism Information office on board the MV Julia on in the presence of the Lord Mayor Of Cork Cllr. Michael O’Connell and one hundrede of the shareholders. The office which has been […]

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