Person: Fiona Ryan
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Fiona Ryan, her Brazilian-born fiance, Jonathan Mathis, and their 22-month old son featured in an advertising campaign for retailer Lidl.
Fri, 27 Sep, 2019
Cork cycling advocates say they are in a Catch-22 situation when it comes to campaigning for more infrastructure in the city because the lack of enforcement at existing cycle lanes leaves cyclists disillusioned.
Mon, 12 Aug, 2019
Hundreds of protestors marched through the streets of Cork city today to protest the proposed closure of the Cork Mail Centre in Little Island.
Sat, 20 Jul, 2019
The new draft Traveller Accommodation Plan for Cork city includes plans to build a Traveller group housing scheme on the Ellis’s Yard site in Ballyvolane.
Fri, 21 Jun, 2019
Sinn Féin has accused the larger political parties on Cork City Council of shafting long-serving councillors off certain committees during a tense council meeting last night.
Tue, 11 Jun, 2019
Sinn Féin has accused the larger political parties on Cork City Council of shafting long-serving councillors by removing them from certain committees during a lengthy and at times tense council meeting tonight.
Mon, 10 Jun, 2019
Talks on who will become the next Lord Mayor of Cork were already underway even as the last two candidates took their seats with just a single vote separating them following a recount.
Mon, 27 May, 2019
Sinn Féin could be set to lose as many as half of its seats on Cork City Council as the Green Party look set to make significant gains.
Sat, 25 May, 2019
Cork’s City Council agreed last night to change its rules on the replacement of certain councillors following a resignation, election, sickness, or death.
Tue, 14 May, 2019
Residents in an apartment building on the northside of Cork city say they are facing homelessness after being served a mass eviction notice.
Tue, 07 May, 2019
In the third of a five-part series on the local elections,profiles the revamped Cork City North-West district
Wed, 01 May, 2019
Resident, Aimee O'Riordan, said: “We got no help from the Government. We were on our own, essentially. It took us to come together to explore all alternative options and to just basically be a stone in people's shoes to get this deal over the line."
Fri, 29 Mar, 2019
Tenants who had been facing mass eviction from a Cork city apartment block by a vulture fund have been saved from possible homelessness thanks to a multi-million social housing property deal.
Fri, 29 Mar, 2019
Cork’s newest bridge is to be named after Mary Elmes, dubbed Ireland’s Oskar Schindler, following public involvement in the process.
Mon, 25 Feb, 2019
Major design changes to Cork’s €140m flood defence scheme have been unveiled that will see demountable flood defences, rather than walls, used to protect the most historic city centre areas.
Tue, 11 Dec, 2018
Sun, 25 Nov, 2018
The Justice Minister says he is open to changing the law on how rape trials are conducted.
Wed, 14 Nov, 2018
Free late-night parking will be introduced in Cork’s two public car parks from next weekend in a bid to secure the afternoon car ban on the city’s main street.
Tue, 13 Nov, 2018
Plans for 135 housing units in one of Cork’s fastest-growing suburbs were sanctioned last night after councillors voted to allow the project go ahead on land zoned for business and technology use.
Tue, 25 Sep, 2018
The chief executive of Cork City Council has defended issuing eviction notices to homeless people living in tents on a city quay.
Tue, 11 Sep, 2018
A Cork Councillor says homeless people who have resorted to living in tents at the River Lee Quays are being hounded away - to detract attention from the homeless crisis.
Sun, 09 Sep, 2018
Work on the first flood defences in Cork City could get under way before the end of the year after a €6m quay regeneration project got the green light last night.
Tue, 15 May, 2018
Residents fighting vulture-fund ‘renovictions’ have asked the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) to investigate renovations.
Thu, 26 Apr, 2018
Skibbereen native Ciara Lucy is leading an all-female software team to ensure the West Cork town will be “the most GDPR-ready town in Ireland” when the EU’s new data protection law comes into force in May.
Mon, 02 Apr, 2018
They were hastily arranged, emotionally charged protests, but the message was unanimous: The manner in which cases of rape and sexual abuse are handled needs to change.
Fri, 30 Mar, 2018
Protestors are claiming victory in a “little battle”, after the Residential Tenancies Board ruled that an investment firm must prove that the extent of their proposed works on a Cork apartment block necessitates the eviction of its tenants.
Fri, 09 Mar, 2018
City councillors have called for the OPW’s controversial flood defence scheme for Cork to be peer-reviewed amid confirmation that work on phase one is due to start this summer.
Tue, 23 Jan, 2018
Cork City Council has urged the local government minister to introduce legislation quickly to give effect to a city boundary extension.
Tue, 19 Dec, 2017
Residents facing mass eviction from a city apartment block have vowed to defy their notices to quit.
Fri, 24 Nov, 2017
Planning permission for the first phase of Cork’s long-awaited €140m flood defences could be sought before the end of the month.
Tue, 14 Nov, 2017
An €11m loan for council housing repairs in Cork city is on the way and funding for road repairs and homeless services has been increased as city councillors agreed not to increase commercial rates and parking charges.
Fri, 10 Nov, 2017
There have been calls for a full review of Cork City’s tree policy after it emerged that Storm Ophelia may have knocked up to 600 trees citywide — with the clean-up expected to cost millions.
Tue, 24 Oct, 2017
Housing officials in Cork city have launched a second bid to identify sites for social housing after the first initiative helped deliver more than 160 units in less than a year.
Wed, 02 Aug, 2017
Campaigners opposed to Cork’s €140m flood defence plan say a tidal barrier is a viable option after costing a cheaper version at a different location.
Tue, 28 Mar, 2017
According to media reports this evening this is the second time the family has been affected by a fire tragedy.
Wed, 08 Mar, 2017
BAM, the developer planning to build an events centre in Cork, is poised to ask the Government for at least another €12m in State funding to deliver the 6,000-seat venue.
Tue, 21 Feb, 2017
A councillor has called on Cork City Council to adopt a more “hardline approach” towards the developers of Cork’s stalled event centre.
Wed, 25 Jan, 2017
Protesters who occupied part of Cork City Hall yesterday in solidarity with the Apollo House activists in Dublin have vowed to continue their campaign to help the homeless.
Thu, 12 Jan, 2017
Buskers in Cork City are facing a crackdown next year with new by-laws on the cards.
Tue, 29 Nov, 2016
The head of housing in Cork city has been criticised after suggesting that if people on the housing list can book a holiday online, they should be able to engage with an online council house letting system.
Wed, 14 Sep, 2016
Domestic violence plays a key role in some families becoming homeless — with one support agency claiming it could be a factor in as many as a quarter of all cases.
Wed, 01 Jun, 2016
The country’s longest running film festival has been saved from financial collapse thanks to a €200,000 loan from a local authority.
Tue, 17 May, 2016
A former councillor who was elected to the Dáil plans to use his €29,000 local authority gratuity payment to establish a solidarity fund for community causes.
Wed, 27 Apr, 2016