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M28 Carr’s Hill Interchange Update

Last Updated: Mon, December 07, 2015 at 11:19:52


I want to update you in relation to the M28 Carr’s Hill Interchange. You may have seen my letter to Michael Nolan, CEO of Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII). I subsequently sought and have had a meeting with him to convey the views of residents. ...Read More

Governement Finally Abandons Failed Health Policy

Last Updated: Mon, December 07, 2015 at 12:42:21


The Government’s health strategy is in complete disarray after Fine Gael was forced to admit its own Universal Health Insurance plan isn’t viable and will never be implemented. ...Read More

692 Vacant Social Housing Units in Cork

Last Updated: Mon, December 07, 2015 at 11:31:44


I am shocked at the policy being pursued by the Department of Environment on funding vacant social housing and refurbishment in Local Authorities. We have recently received figures through a Freedom of Information request which shows over 3,000 housing units are lying vacant across Ireland despite the housing ...Read More

Major Concerns for Douglas and Rochestown Traffic due to proposed Carr’s Hill Interchange

Last Updated: Mon, November 02, 2015 at 1:29:08


We have just recently received information on the proposed layout of the new Carr’s Hill interchange. These proposals include major changes for the Maryborough Hill, Moneygourney, Clarke’s Hill areas and the Rochestown Road. ...Read More

FF Leader calls on Taoiseach to clarify his comments in Madrid

Last Updated: Mon, November 02, 2015 at 2:41:22


Responding to reports about the Taoiseach’s address to the European People’s Party (EPP) in Spain, Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin has called on Enda Kenny to clarify the comments he made when referring to a conversation he had with the former Central Bank Governor Patrick Honohan. ...Read More

Reports on Paramilitary Activity Prove Need for Crackdown

Last Updated: Mon, November 02, 2015 at 2:48:40


Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin TD has responded to the publication of reports by both An Garda Siochána and the Northern Ireland Secretary of State on paramilitarism. ...Read More

Exorbitant childcare costs must be tackled

Last Updated: Mon, October 12, 2015 at 10:02:32


The Government are failing to take any action to tackle the rising childcare costs that are strangling many young families across the country. ...Read More

Government Merging Local Authorities is the Wrong Call for Cork

Last Updated: Wed, September 16, 2015 at 3:56:38


The implementation of the Smiddy report’s recommendation to merge Cork City and County Councils could seriously jeopardise investment in the entire South West region. ...Read More

Government must not break promise on Free Travel Scheme

Last Updated: Wed, September 16, 2015 at 3:47:40


Fianna Fáil will resist any attempt to cut the Free Travel Scheme. ...Read More

Cork Hit Hard By Housing Emergency & Home Repossessions

Last Updated: Wed, September 16, 2015 at 4:03:12


According to figures released by the Court Service, 616 family homes were the subject of repossession orders in the first six months of this year and orders were granted against a further 284 buy-to-let properties during the period. Cork households were particularly hard hit with 91 families losing their home ...Read More

1,658 medical cards cut from the over 70s in Cork

Last Updated: Tue, July 28, 2015 at 10:45:22


New figures released to me have revealed that 1,658 medical cards have been cut from the over 70s in Cork in the space of just a year. ...Read More

A Regional Development Fund is essential for Cork Airport

Last Updated: Tue, July 28, 2015 at 10:59:08


A vibrant, successful Cork Airport is crucial to attracting tourists and foreign direct investment to Cork and the South West Region. ...Read More

588 patients waiting on trolleys in Cork in June

Last Updated: Wed, July 08, 2015 at 3:02:41


Trolley figures for June at Mercy University soar by 140% and 30% at CUH in just a year ...Read More

Education Minister must stop foot dragging on SNA allocations

Last Updated: Mon, July 06, 2015 at 11:26:57


If Minister has accepted FF analysis & is headed for U-turn, speedy confirmation needed ...Read More

Thousands of families see their payments cut from today

Last Updated: Mon, November 02, 2015 at 12:37:02


Government attack on One Parent Families continues ...Read More

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