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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

New Link Road, and Fire Station for Kanturk

New Link Road, and Fire Station for Kanturk

1 February 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Local Kanturk TD, Michael Moynihan has said that the decision by Cork County Council to apply for planning permission for a new link road, and a new fire station is fantastic news for the town, and the local community. “The construction of the link road is a vital […]

Credit Unions can offer much needed competition in mortgage market says McGrath

Credit Unions can offer much needed competition in mortgage market says McGrath

23 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath (Cork South Central TD, based in Carrigaline) has said that Credit Unions have the potential to offer badly needed competition in the mortgage market but that rules on lending restrictions will have to change to allow this to happen. Deputy McGrath […]

Question mark over future of the Cork to Tralee (No 40) bus route

Question mark over future of the Cork to Tralee (No 40) bus route

17 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Minister for Transport and Sport, Shane Ross has said that no reductions are planned, at present, for the No. 40 bus service running from Cork City to Tralee, via Baile Bhuirne. Cork North West TD, Aindrias Moynihan secured that response from the Minister after raising his concerns.Deputy Moynihan […]

Construction of Dunkettle Road Upgrade to begin by 2019

Construction of Dunkettle Road Upgrade to begin by 2019

10 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork East, Kevin O’Keeffe has said that he is quietly confident that full construction of the Dunkettle Upgrade will begin in 2019 following a reply he received from Transport Infrastructure Ireland. In a reply he received from Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII), he was informed […]

Harris’ failure to tackle overcrowding putting lives at risk – Kelleher

Harris’ failure to tackle overcrowding putting lives at risk – Kelleher

3 January 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Health, Billy Kelleher (elected as a TD in Cork North Central) has said that Minister Harris has failed miserably in his commitment to address the chronic overcrowding in our country’s Emergency Departments. Deputy Kelleher was commenting following reports from the INMO that there were […]

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