Micheál Martin is turning his back on a chance to scrap water charges says Sinn Fein TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

Micheál Martin is turning his back on a chance to scrap water charges says Sinn Fein TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

28 September 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD for Cork South Central has criticised Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin for “turning his back on a chance to scrap water charges”. Speaking ahead of the Dáil debate on the Sinn Féin motion proposing the abolition of water charges, Deputy O’ Laoghaire said; “By declaring […]

East Cork pupils being left without school transport – Pat Buckley TD

East Cork pupils being left without school transport – Pat Buckley TD

22 August 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD for Cork East Pat Buckley has condemned the lack of school transport services for pupils in his constituency saying action must be taken by the Department of Education and Skills. Deputy Buckley continued; “On the 29th of July ,2016 Minister John Halligan, who has responsibility […]

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD expresses concern regarding capacity of Ambulance Service in Cork

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD expresses concern regarding capacity of Ambulance Service in Cork

10 August 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD Donnchadh O Laoghaire has expressed his concerns regarding the capacity of the National Ambulance Service to service the Cork region adequately, and he called for additional investment. Deputy O Laoghaire said; “I have become aware of incidents in recent weeks, which saw response times, for […]

Insurance industry excuses don’t add up – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD

Insurance industry excuses don’t add up – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD

11 August 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin’s Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD has said that the latest CSO figures showing a 38% increase in 12 months for car insurance show that the industry’s excuses “don’t add up”. Deputy Ó Laoghaire said: “These latest shocking figures reflect what I and my colleagues have been hearing […]

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams TD to address major party meeting in Cork City on Thursday evening

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams TD to address major party meeting in Cork City on Thursday evening

20 July 2016, Wednesday By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin members from across Cork will gather in the Common Inn this Thursday evening, July 21st, as part of the process of setting out the party’s strategic direction for the next ten years. The meeting is one of over 40 meetings that will take place across […]

Medical Discrimination “is alive and well” in CUH MRI Unit – Jonathan O’Brien TD

Medical Discrimination “is alive and well” in CUH MRI Unit – Jonathan O’Brien TD

13 July 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork North Central TD Jonathan O’Brien has hit out at the patient referral system currently in place at the MRI Unit in Cork University Hospital (CUH), branding it as “reprehensible to say the very least”. The MRI Unit at the hospital had recently sent letters to Dr Nick […]

Back to school costs must be addressed – says Cork TD

Back to school costs must be addressed – says Cork TD

13 July 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Speaking today, Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire, Sinn Féin spokesperson on Children & Youth Affairs and TD for Cork South-Central, raised concerns about the ever spiralling costs of sending children back to school. Deputy Ó Laoghaire said: “As we enter the summer months, the scrabbling and saving begins in the […]

Sinn Féin in Cork to hold ‘Time for a United Ireland’ public meeting following Brexit result

Sinn Féin in Cork to hold ‘Time for a United Ireland’ public meeting following Brexit result

30 June 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Fein in Cork have announced a public meeting entitled ‘Seize the Moment-Time for a United Ireland’ in Cork City this evening (Thursday) June 30th. The event will take place at the Metropole hotel on MacCurtain Street at 7.30pm. Speakers: Matt Carthy MEP (Sinn Féin United Ireland Coordinator) […]