The weir on the River Blackwater in Fermoy is crumbling - and threatening the economic livelihood of a North Cork town, according to local councillors who have asked for remedial works to halt the damage.
Tue, 16 Apr, 2019
Cork County Council members are questioning the cost of a new design for the proposed Cork-Limerick motorway and the likely delay in securing planning, again, for the M20 route.
Tue, 19 Mar, 2019
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
The mayors of the city and county councils in Cork have welcomed an agreed city boundary extension which could see its population double within weeks.
Wed, 06 Dec, 2017
Cork’s city councillors have rejected an invitation from the county for their chief executives to engage in “bilateral meetings” on the contentious city boundary extension issue.
Wed, 25 Oct, 2017
A new map proposed by Cork City Council for its boundary extension has gone even further east than the Mackinnon report suggested, drawing widespread criticism from people living in Carrigtwohill, who say it is now patently obvious that the boundary extension is nothing more than a money grab.
Fri, 08 Sep, 2017
There has been a call to suspend the implementation of new cemetery bylaws in County Cork until councillors are given the opportunity to debate them again amid fears they will cause considerable distress to some families.
Wed, 02 Aug, 2017
Furious city councillors have advised the man who chaired the shelved Cork council merger report to “get off the pitch” and let government get on with extending the city boundary.
Wed, 12 Jul, 2017
Dublin city councillors have decided to ban street performers from using backing tracks.
Tue, 21 Jun, 2016
A Dublin City Councillor has defended politicians who forget to fill in their property declarations properly.
Sat, 12 Dec, 2015
Several elected councillors agreed to lobby on behalf of a dummy company set up by RTÉ in return for cash or the promise of cash.
Mon, 07 Dec, 2015
The Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly has said it is hard to stomach political commentary on the homeless crisis from Dublin City Councillors
Wed, 23 Sep, 2015
Sinn Féin has temporarily lifted its expulsion of a councillor in Co Cork.
Tue, 21 Jul, 2015
A landmark City Hall vote has blocked the payment of conference and travel expenses to several Cork councillors.
Wed, 30 Apr, 2014
Councillors objecting to plans to sell a publicly-owned landbank in Cork want legal advice on four key issues relating to how the land disposal process was handled.
Tue, 29 Apr, 2014
Councillors embroiled in contentious plans to sell a publicly owned landbank in Cork must agree the wording to seek legal advice before they can seek that legal advice.
Wed, 23 Apr, 2014
Because of changes to a number of Co Cork’s electoral areas, there will be casualties among big-name councillors, and they’re more likely to be from Fine Gael, writes Sean O’Riordan
Tue, 04 Mar, 2014