[Audio] Public meeting tonight over new Cork Prison

21st Janaury 2014, Tuesday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Work on the new Cork prison began this week. The site is located next to the existing facility on the Rathmore Road, beside Collins Barracks. However, many residents in the Glen area remain opposed to the new prison, which bypassed the normal planning process thanks to special […]

[Audio] Irish language being neglected says Cork SF MEP candidate

17th January 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Government are today advertising to recruit new “Irish Language Commissioner”, a job which carriers a salary of 115-thousand euro a year The current office holder Seán Ó Cuirreáin announced his intention to step down late last year saying the State was “neglecting” the language Commissioner Ó Cuirreáin […]

War of words between SF and Labour MEP candidates

15th Janaury 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The idea of attacking a Government policy, or some national plan, is commonplace for an aspiring politician who wants their name in the headlines. When the candidate is from an opposition party we expect nothing less, but what happens when a sitting politician wants headlines? and they start […]

Mallow Town Council passes final budget

7th January 2014 By Politics Reporter news@TheCork.ie Mallow Town Council (North County Cork) last night passed its annual budget despite the reduction in funding from the local government fund. Eight councillors voted in favour of the budget with only the Sinn Fein representative Melissa Mullane descenting. Speaking after the meeting Ms Mullane said; “I am […]

Deputy Leader of SF in Bandon today

Deputy Leader of SF in Bandon today

8th December 2013, Sunday By David O’Sullivan news@TheCork.ie The Sinn Fein party Vice President Mary Lou McDonald will attend the Sinn Fein Convention in Bandon to select the party candidate for the Bandon/Kinsale/Carragaline Area in the upcoming local elections.The event takes place in The Munster Arms Hotel on December 8th at 2pm where the local […]

O Riada daugher to run as Munster MEP for SF

O Riada daugher to run as Munster MEP for SF

16th August 2013 By Bryan Smyth, in Ballyvourney, Co Cork bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin has selected Liadh Ní Riada as the party’s candidate to contest the European Election in the south of the country next year. Members from across Munster packed into The Cahir House Hotel, Co. Tipperary to decide between Ms. Ní Riada and Cllr. […]

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