The late Noel Whelan, a skilful political commentator and Dáil number cruncher, once remarked that the analysis of election counts inevitably moves quickly, often glossing over the importance of early seat wins — irrespective of how dramatic they can be for parties.
Sat, 08 Feb, 2020
The Kerry-based hotel group behind the last-minute legal challenge to the €50m state-funding package for Cork's event centre has been accused of lodging a “nasty, vexatious, commercial ambush” on the stalled project.
Tue, 04 Feb, 2020
Fianna Fáil members who would consider entering Government with Sinn Féin should either remove Micheál Martin as leader or else rule out such a coalition, Fine Gael senator Jerry Buttimer says.
Fri, 31 Jan, 2020
The report in Saturday’s Irish Examiner that just two gardaí were available to police Cork City is shocking, and will be music to the ears of criminals seeking to exploit the stretched nature of An Garda Síochána. It raises serious questions about why Cork City is so short-staffed with a deficit of 125 frontline gardaí.
Wed, 06 Nov, 2019
Community leaders have called for urgent action to prevent “mob rule” after a security hut was burned down last night on a former illegal dump site in Cork city just days after a masked and armed gang forced security staff to withdraw from the site.
Sat, 04 May, 2019
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