‘More mná’ was the slogan printed on Social Democrat councillor Holly Cairn’s badges as she and her campaigners pounded the pavements and by-roads around Cork South West’s extensive sprawl.
Mon, 10 Feb, 2020
The Tánaiste has defended the Fine Gael election strategy which has seen the party lose several high-profile candidates, including the shock loss of a seat in one of its heartlands, Cork South West.
Mon, 10 Feb, 2020
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar's re-election hopes are at risk of being undermined after Government minister Jim Daly became the eighth sitting Fine Gael TD to say he will quit at the next general election
Fri, 20 Sep, 2019
The Government’s multi-billion euro broadband plan is at risk of being derailed after an Oireachtas committee called for a three-month freeze of the project to force a re-examination of its €3bn cost and the entire tendering process.
Wed, 21 Aug, 2019
Fine Gael senators and TDs who blocked plans to limit the sale and promotion of alcohol earlier this year have demanded a meeting with Health Minister Simon Harris over his plans to force through the law change.
Wed, 30 Aug, 2017
Simon Coveney’s campaign team have urged grassroots Fine Gael members to “turn” national politicians supporting Leo Varadkar, after two Clare TDs controversially backed his rival just hours after the Housing Minister visited their constituency.
Sat, 20 May, 2017
Health Minister Simon Harris has refused to be drawn on who he is backing to replace Enda Kenny as Taoiseach, despite reports he has attended closed-doors meetings of Housing Minister Simon Coveney’s campaign team.
Fri, 28 Apr, 2017
An invasive plant species found on a site in Clonakilty earmarked for 56 council houses is being treated, but it has been claimed that construction on the badly-needed homes is unlikely to start until at least the end of 2017.
Tue, 27 Sep, 2016
Community-run childcare facilities will have to pay rates arrears, Cork County Council insisted yesterday, despite new regulations that permit non-profit companies to apply to the Valuation Office to seek exemption of rates in future years.
Tue, 24 Nov, 2015