PLANS for a 120-bed replacement in-patient block at St John's Hospital, Limerick - to help tackle long-term patient overcrowding in University Hospital Limerick - are said to be “progressing”.
Wed, 22 Aug, 2018
A formal proposal by Cork County Council to extend the city boundary would leave it with a revenue deficit of €8.6m annually, considerably less than a near €50m per year loss if the Mackinnon report recommendations are implemented.
Tue, 12 Sep, 2017
Bylaws are being drawn up to crack down on the roadside advertising of cars for sale and unapproved advertising hoardings which councillors say are “blighting” towns and villages in Co Cork.
Fri, 14 Apr, 2017
Transport chiefs have been accused of treating women as second-class citizens by refusing to implement the renaming of one of Cork’s busiest roads after the “forgotten women” of the Irish revolution.
Thu, 02 Mar, 2017
Councillors in County Cork are demanding Fáilte Ireland reprint a newly distributed brochure on the Wild Atlantic Way because of “glaring omissions” which they claim will hurt the tourism industry in the region.
Wed, 25 May, 2016
An East Cork councillor has called on Irish Water to either lift the boil water notice it has imposed on the area for the next eight months or explain the specific risks associated with the supply in the region.
Tue, 15 Mar, 2016
Cork County Council has lost nearly a third of its staff since a recruitment embargo was imposed on local authorities, and fears have been expressed that its number of outdoor staff has fallen to such a critically-low level they’re incapable of dealing with their huge workload.
Wed, 26 Nov, 2014
THE opposition stormed out of the Dáil — nobody noticed. The stunt, which was to protest the Government’s habit of railroading legislation through the Oireachtas only drew mild attention because it followed a TD’s bid to get a minister to drink contaminated water during a rowdy debate on the introduction of metering.
Sat, 21 Dec, 2013