Person: Independent councillor
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A councillor has called for horses to be banned from a Limerick town after it was revealed a horse trotted in the back door of gym, a council meeting heard.
Fri, 24 Jan, 2020
Kerry people are storing the remains of loved ones on shelves and in “presses and cupboards” because none of the county’s 154 public cemeteries has columbarium walls, or facilities for the internment of ashes. Such walls have a series of niches allowing ashes to be stored.
Wed, 22 Jan, 2020
The woman was found, in a freezing and very distressed state, outside the GPO on O’Connell Street shortly after 9pm by a homeless volunteer who runs a soup kitchen for the homeless every Thursday night.
Fri, 10 Jan, 2020
A screen is to be erected to prevent a tragedy because drivers are ‘rubbernecking’ at a fire-damaged shopping centre in Cork City.
Tue, 03 Dec, 2019
A Limerick Councillor whose home was attacked by masked men has said he will “not be intimidated”.
Thu, 28 Nov, 2019
The developers of the proposed €80m Cork event centre are set to appeal a €1.7m development contribution towards two new pedestrian bridges into the site.
Thu, 07 Nov, 2019
Good police work involves gardaí using their own discretion, including “squaring” minor prosecutions for members of the public who gardaí may depend on when investigating more serious crimes, a former garda has claimed.
Sat, 12 Oct, 2019
Jim Gavin will have the right to bring goods into Dublin through the city gates, without paying customs duties
Mon, 23 Sep, 2019
Five-in-a-row winning Dublin manager Jim Gavin brought along the Sam McGuire Cup and some of the winning team to mark the unveiling of an All Ireland victory mural in Ballybough today.
Sun, 15 Sep, 2019
Emergency Services from Phibsborough were called to the scene on Queen Street, after an electrical junction box caught fire.
Sat, 14 Sep, 2019
“Retribution is not the way to deal with the savage attack on a great grandfather,” which has left him battling for his life, members of the public were told at a candle light vigil held for him in Dublin north inner city.
Mon, 19 Aug, 2019
A statue of Cork boxer Jack Doyle is to be erected in Cobh after councillors voted to approve the proposal at their meeting yesterday.
Mon, 22 Jul, 2019
Irish Water has said it hopes to have a new wastewater treatment facility in Clonshaugh up and running by 2026.
Thu, 04 Jul, 2019
County councillors have expressed their anger and disgust at dog owners who are throwing bags of their pets’ faeces onto trees at a cemetery in a town in Co Cork.
Wed, 03 Jul, 2019
A full garda investigation is underway now into allegations surrounding registration forms for the supplementary electoral register in County Kerry.
Wed, 22 May, 2019
Garda Commissioner Drew Harris is being urged to conduct an “immediate” and full investigation into allegations surrounding registration forms for the supplementary electoral register in County Kerry.
Mon, 20 May, 2019
Attempts by Kerry County Council to curb the height of new headstones in about 150 public graveyards are meeting with resistance.
Tue, 14 May, 2019
The sister of a man who died while climbing Carrauntoohil in Co Kerry last weekend has paid tribute to the “hero” father of three.
Mon, 13 May, 2019
A special committee of Cork County Council is to look at the possibility of setting up women’s refuges and ‘safe houses’ after an impassioned plea was made by a councillor who described how she was once a victim of domestic abuse.
Mon, 29 Apr, 2019
Developer Harry Crosbie is planning a tourist lookout tower at the site of the Poolbeg chimneys in Dublin.
Fri, 12 Apr, 2019
Bodycams and talking waste bins could be introduced as part of a crackdown on littering and dog fouling in Co Cork.
Sat, 30 Mar, 2019
An Anglo-Irish peer has emerged victorious in a planning row with his local council over plans for a memorial to honour Limerick people killed during the First World War.
Sat, 23 Mar, 2019
A battle over rights of way in a Cork harbour town could lead to pickets being placed at its deep water quay when cruise liners start to arrive for the new season in April.
Wed, 06 Mar, 2019
Waterford City and County Council is calling on the Government to supply pharmacies with breathalyser kits to prevent drivers from failing morning-time roadside tests.
Mon, 04 Mar, 2019
Cork County Council, in a countywide first, has set up a joint venture company aimed at providing major infrastructure projects which will aid the provision of public and affordable housing.
Tue, 11 Dec, 2018
A scheme which could help increase the population on the seven islands off West Cork cannot supply the social houses needed because it costs around 40% more to build homes on the islands than on the mainland.
Tue, 27 Nov, 2018
Free late-night parking will be introduced in Cork’s two public car parks from next weekend in a bid to secure the afternoon car ban on the city’s main street.
Tue, 13 Nov, 2018
Cork County Council looks set to establish a special Rural Affairs Committee amid rising fears that many communities in North and West Cork are dying.
Mon, 15 Oct, 2018
Cork’s historic Coal Quay needs a new vision, City Hall has admitted, conceding that its original vision of creating a thriving market precinct “hasn’t been fully realised”.
Mon, 23 Jul, 2018
Cork county councillors are to urge Minister Eoghan Murphy to put more professional planners on the board of the highest planning authority in the country.
Tue, 26 Jun, 2018
A feud which erupted after a First Holy Communion and continues to involve two sectors of the Kerry Traveller community remains highly volatile, the county’s main policing body was told yesterday.
Sat, 23 Jun, 2018
All householders will be asked to produce written proof of using an authorised waste service under bylaws to go before the public in Kerry.
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018
Claims that a lifeboat cannot be launched at low tide were made as part of a request for Office of Public Works funding for dredging at three west Waterford harbours.
Mon, 18 Jun, 2018
Cork county councillors want to use the country’s largest, but unused, landfill site to dispose of Japanese knotweed, and say the move might make it cheaper to build new homes.
Tue, 29 May, 2018
An internal report carried out by Cork County Council paints a “devastating” blow to the local authority’s future growth and investment if the National Planning Framework (NPF) is implemented.
Tue, 15 May, 2018
A former Fine Gael councillor caught on camera by an undercover reporter seeking £10,000 in cash in return for business favours is set to be brought before an ethics watchdog over the controversy in September.
Sat, 28 Apr, 2018
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is being urged to stop the Commissioner for Irish Lights (CIL) downgrading the range of beams emitting from the country’s most iconic lighthouse.
Tue, 24 Apr, 2018
Plans have been unveiled aiming to ease traffic gridlock in one of the country’s industrial powerhouses — and work should get under way in September.
Tue, 10 Apr, 2018
Dog walkers in Co Cork could face on-the-spot fines if caught without poop bags and may be named and shamed if they don’t clean up after their pets.
Wed, 28 Mar, 2018
Cork County Council may use grass cuttings from verges and its unused land stock as biofuel to provide power to houses.
Tue, 13 Mar, 2018
Rural communities are mobilising to stop gaming companies setting up casinos in their localities.
Sat, 10 Mar, 2018
Plans to build 16 social houses in a Co Cork town have been mothballed, despite 150 people being on the waiting list there.
Wed, 28 Feb, 2018
A unique arts course on an island off the south-west coast has been saved after Cork County Council said it would double grant aid to keep it afloat.
Wed, 28 Feb, 2018