Raw sewage still being pumped into Cork rivers and sea

Raw sewage still being pumped into Cork rivers and sea

16 February 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Green Party has condemned Government failure to protect health, tourism and the environment in Cork, after the European Commission announced it is taking Ireland to court over the pumping of raw sewage into rivers and the sea in the county. Green Party representative in Cork North Central, […]

Govt has no plans to fix absurd division of Carrigaline for rent limits – McGrath

Govt has no plans to fix absurd division of Carrigaline for rent limits – McGrath

14 February 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The government has no plans to fix the “absurd” and artificial division of Carrigaline which has resulted in rent limits applying to one side of the town and not the other, according to local Fianna Fáil TD Michael McGrath. Deputy McGrath was commenting following a parliamentary reply he […]

Cork City Council approves proposal to enter into formal relationships with Bordeaux, St. Petersburg and Miami.

Cork City Council approves proposal to enter into formal relationships with Bordeaux, St. Petersburg and Miami.

14 February 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Since 1958 Cork City has entered into formal Twinning Agreements with six cities – Coventry, Rennes, San Francisco, Cologne, Swansea and Shanghai. These formal international relationships have “fostered strong links in many diverse fields, from cultural to educational, social to tourist, technical, scientific and economic” – according to […]

Delay on motor insurance recommendations is inexcusable – says Cork TD Michael Moynihan

Delay on motor insurance recommendations is inexcusable – says Cork TD Michael Moynihan

14 February 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Premiums continuing to soar as Govt fails to take action Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Michael Moynihan says the Government’s failure to take action to curb rising motor insurance costs cannot be excused any longer. Premiums are continuing to rise while the Government sits on its […]

Housing Minister Simon Coveney signs rules to improve quality of rental properties

Housing Minister Simon Coveney signs rules to improve quality of rental properties

13 February 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Carrigaline based TD, Simon Coveney, Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government has signed the Housing (Standards for Rented Houses) Regulations 2017  giving effect to an important commitment under the Governments’ rental strategy, published in December. The Strategy sets out a number of actions under standards […]

CUMH Gynae waiting lists require additional consultants and capacity

CUMH Gynae waiting lists require additional consultants and capacity

10 February 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Surging waiting lists must be addressed with increased capacity – Aindrias Moynihan Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Aindrias Moynihan has said that urgent action is needed by the HSE to address the growing waiting lists in the country, and especially gynaecological waiting lists at CUMH. Monday […]

Cork event centre should not receive public funds – says AAA Cllr

Cork event centre should not receive public funds – says AAA Cllr

8 February 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City Council Anti-Austerity Alliance Councillor Fiona Ryan slammed the latest news regarding the much delayed Event Center after Minister Coveney’s news that a further injection of public funds would be required to move the project forward. “The Anti-Austerity Alliance has absolute opposition to an extra 10 million […]

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 […]

VIDEO: Historian Cllr Kieran McCarthy PhD is ‘Cork Person of the Month’

VIDEO: Historian Cllr Kieran McCarthy PhD is ‘Cork Person of the Month’

7 February 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie For over twenty years Kieran McCarthy has promoted Cork’s history and heritage and promoted its various communities and people. His love of local history has inspired his many successful heritage initiatives and he has now received the January Cork Person of the Month award to mark his work. […]

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