There were 24,500 people earning less than the minimum wage at the end of last year, according to the Central Statistics Office.
Fri, 26 Apr, 2019
Sweeping changes to the Universal Social Charge will see workers make savings from a few hundred euro to almost €1,000 over a year.
Wed, 14 Oct, 2015
The Lord Mayor of Cork, Labour’s Catherine Clancy, was the most high-profile casualty in the city’s local elections carnage as her party was annihilated.
Mon, 26 May, 2014
Water meter protesters have been forced to withdraw from part of a Cork housing estate after complaints from long-time residents.
Thu, 08 May, 2014
Cork City Council has been threatened with legal action, exposing it to potential damages of up to €15m, over a second attempt to sell a publicly owned landbank for development.
Tue, 15 Apr, 2014
The Cork city councillor whose dramatic high-speed pursuit led to the capture and eventual jailing of a notorious Dublin-based house break-in gang has launched a Neighbourhood Watch- style text service.
Mon, 24 Feb, 2014
A trade union has expressed serious concerns about a local authority’s plans to lease some of the vacant social houses it can’t afford to repair to voluntary housing agencies who could do the work.
Tue, 12 Nov, 2013
Cork’s city manager has defended the sale price of public land to facilitate the GAA’s €40m revamp of Pairc Uí Chaoimh.
Wed, 18 Apr, 2012
IT’S the three-year traffic lights fiasco that is set to cost taxpayers over €230,000.
Thu, 27 Oct, 2011
POLITICIANS have united to oppose college students’ plans for a “daytime alcohol bingeing fiasco” which wreaked havoc in a Cork suburb last year.
Wed, 18 Nov, 2009
FINE Gael has for the first time become the largest party on Cork City Council, ending decades of Fianna Fáil dominance.
Mon, 08 Jun, 2009
BOUNDARY changes have thrown the race in this former five-seat ward wide open with the Green Party and Sinn Féin set to battle it out for the new sixth seat.
Wed, 13 May, 2009
ALLSTAR Nicholas Murphy returns to the Cork team for Saturday’s Allianz NFL clash with Dublin at Parnell Park.
Wed, 07 Mar, 2007
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