Local Government Minister Eoghan Murphy has said there is still time for potential voters to register to cast their ballot in the General Election, amid concern thousands would be denied their chance to go to the polls.
The Referendum Commission started printing its guide to last year’s blasphemy referendum a week before the Government had announced the polling day - because it feared it would not have enough time to produce the leaflets due to the delay in declaring the date.
Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has criticised “scaremongering” over the contentious Cork city boundary extension issue and has urged the two local authorities to “engage constructively” with the group set up to implement it.
A former lord mayor of Cork has launched a scathing attack on some outspoken opponents of the city boundary extension, accusing them of damaging the region’s reputation and likening some to North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un.
Residents have called for the scrapping of a controversial bus lane on one of Cork city’s busiest roads after figures show there have been more than 100 accidents in the area since it was installed,.