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
The District Court judge dealing with the case against a councillor accused of blacking out street names in Cork called after Queen Victoria told him to go to the High Court if he wanted to raise the issue of having a judge fluent in Irish for the case.
Tue, 19 Dec, 2017
The councillor accused of blacking out street names in Cork called after Britain’s Queen Victoria had his evidence translated from Irish in Cork District Court yesterday, but he said the Irish-language issue in the proceedings should be referred to the High Court, writes
Tue, 05 Dec, 2017
An unsuccessful general election candidate was jailed for five days yesterday for refusing to pay a €300 fine arising out of his conviction for failing to file a list of donations with the Standards in Public Office Commission (Sipo).
Fri, 13 May, 2016
Protesters who successfully halted two consecutive meetings of Cork City Council were nowhere to be seen last night, as councillors finally managed to come together, uninterrupted, to trawl through the vast array of items accumulated over the past month.
Wed, 11 Mar, 2015
Water charges protester Diarmaid Ó Cadhla, of The People’s Convention, was convicted and fined €300 at Cork District Court yesterday for failing to file a document related to electoral donations with the Standards in Public Office Commission after the 2011 general election.
Tue, 09 Dec, 2014
WHILE they may not have registered a beep in recent newspaper polls and look highly unlikely to make up a quota on Friday, the People’s Convention (CPPC), who are fielding four election candidates in Cork, say this Friday’s election is only the first step in their long-term plan.
Wed, 23 Feb, 2011