Thu, 08 Oct, 2020
In view of increasing serious crime — murders, robbery with violence, stabbings and shootings — there is an urgent and pressing need for the Government to appoint a minister with special responsibilities for crime prevention.
Thu, 30 Jan, 2020
A public representative who was born in a mother and baby home won unanimous support from her colleagues to call on the government to buy the home rather than see it fall into the hands of private developers.
Tue, 26 Nov, 2019
A special committee of Cork County Council is to look at the possibility of setting up women’s refuges and ‘safe houses’ after an impassioned plea was made by a councillor who described how she was once a victim of domestic abuse.
Mon, 29 Apr, 2019
Cork County Council wants Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to create a national emergency committee to tackle the housing crisis — one which will act with the same urgency which addressed the outbreak of foot and mouth disease in the North in 2001.
Tue, 13 Feb, 2018
HSE officials will be asked to explain why a county councillor had to wait three hours for an ambulance and why its crew then spent a further two and a half hours outside a Cork hospital before they were given back the trolley on which she had been lying.
Tue, 09 Jan, 2018
A formal proposal by Cork County Council to extend the city boundary would leave it with a revenue deficit of €8.6m annually, considerably less than a near €50m per year loss if the Mackinnon report recommendations are implemented.
Tue, 12 Sep, 2017
I appeal to the incoming Government to continue investment in education, research and development, and the provision of broadband across the State, particularly in East and West Cork, which, has been starved of industrial development over a long period of time.
Wed, 18 May, 2016