If you don’t use Gift Vouchers they will expire!

If you don’t use Gift Vouchers they will expire!

21 December 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath has reminded Irish consumers in the run up to Christmas and the imminent retail ‘Sales’ promotions, to make themselves aware of the terms and conditions of purchasing and using gift vouchers. “Christmas is one of the busiest times of the year […]

Cork City needs more Gardai – says Fianna Fail TD Billy Kelleher

Cork City needs more Gardai – says Fianna Fail TD Billy Kelleher

16 December 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Nine Gardaí lost in last 12 months Cumulative loss of 56 since 2010 Cork North Central TD, Billy Kelleher has said he is disappointed to see the slide in Garda numbers continuing despite a new government having been formed, and Garda recruitment being restarted. Following receipt of a […]

Halligan fails to deal with School Transport problems – Aindrias Moynihan

Halligan fails to deal with School Transport problems – Aindrias Moynihan

15 December 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork North West TD, Aindrias Moynihan has said that families across Cork will be furious with the Government after it was announced that they are proposing to make no changes to the School Transport Scheme. “Last August, I raised the issue of pupils in the Coachford area whose […]

Roads should be resurfaced at least every 20 years – says Cork TD Aindrias Moynihan

Roads should be resurfaced at least every 20 years – says Cork TD Aindrias Moynihan

13 December 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork North West TD, Aindrias Moynihan has said that without significant investment in the rural roads network, more and more claims will be made for compensation arising out of accidents caused by the poor state of the roads. Deputy Moynihan was commenting following reports from Cork County Council […]

Sports Bodies should be incentivised not penalised on Gender Quotas – O’Keeffe

Sports Bodies should be incentivised not penalised on Gender Quotas – O’Keeffe

12 December 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Sport, Kevin O’Keeffe has cautiously welcomed the announcement by Minister for Sport, Patrick O’Donovan that he would like to see a greater number of women serving on the boards of national sports organisations but feels that discussions at an Oireachtas Committee are required. “I […]

Flood relief investment will transform Cork City

Flood relief investment will transform Cork City

12 December 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork South Central TD, Micheál Martin has said that the proposed flood relief works that will go on public display over the next few days will come as a major relief to thousands of Cork householders and business owners who, since 2009, have been fearful of another major […]

Ballymakeera-Ballyvourney Flood Relief Scheme stuck in planning quagmire – Aindrias Moynihan

Ballymakeera-Ballyvourney Flood Relief Scheme stuck in planning quagmire – Aindrias Moynihan

26 November 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Little or no progress in two years Cork North West TD, Aindrias Moynihan has said that he is deeply concerned that no real progress has been made with regard to the Ballymakeera-Ballyvourney Flood Relief Scheme in the past two years. “I’ve been informed that it is still at […]

Youth Council urges young people in Cork to register before November 25th deadline

Youth Council urges young people in Cork to register before November 25th deadline

21 November 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie 6723 young people in Cork have turned 18 since last year and will have right to vote The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) is encouraging young people in County Cork to make sure they are registered to vote before the deadline for inclusion on the electoral register […]

Gender Pay inequality is inexcusable and unjustified in 2016 – says first ‘Cork South West’ Female TD

Gender Pay inequality is inexcusable and unjustified in 2016 – says first ‘Cork South West’ Female TD

17 November 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork South West TD, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony was the first female TD elected in her constituency inthe histroy of the Irish State. When elected she signalled that gender equality would be one of the many issues she would like to address during her term. Today, research from Morgan […]