Social & Political Archive

Buttimer calls for continuing dialogue to resolve impasse over development of cystic fibrosis facilities at CUH

Cork South Central Fine Gael TD, Jerry Buttimer, Chairman of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children has called for continuing dialogue to resolve outstanding issues regarding the enabling of a specially developed in-patient facility for people with cystic fibrosis at Cork University Hospital. Deputy Buttimer raised the issue by way of topical issue


by Cllr. Kieran McCarthy Cllr Kieran McCarthy is calling on community associations, residents associations and other organisations in Cork City to avail of funding for Cork City Council’s Community Project Grants (excluding arts and sports) in 2014. Applications are invited from Community Groups for funding towards community projects and programmes and Capital Works by Community


By Cllr. Seamus McGrath, Fianna Fail As I previously reported, I have been working for some time to bring about changes to the operation of pay parking in Douglas. Central to the proposed changes was the introduction of free parking for the first hour, in other words, an initial one hour grace period. I strongly

CROKE PARK Inspired by Ancient Wisdom (Issue 1009/1010)

By Denis Coffey My own association with Croke Park goes back to my first visit, July 19th 1972 “The Big Fight” Muhammad Ali Vs. Al Blue Lewis, it took Ali 11 rounds to defeat Lewis, later at a press conference Ali commented that if someone had told me Taoiseach Jack Lynch was at ringside I

Flood Relief Scheme Public Information Day today from 3pm to 9pm

Members of the public are invited to attend a Public Information Day on Lower Lee (Cork City) Flood Relief Scheme (Including Blackpool & Ballyvolane) at Cork City Hall, Civic Offices Foyer, on Wednesday 17th July 2013 from 3pm to 9pm. See the following informational flyer for further detail.

75th anniversary of the handing over of Cork Harbour

On 11th July 2013 members of the Defence Forces, drawn from 1 Bde whose Headquarters is in Collins Barracks, Cork, will participate in the 75th Anniversary of the Handing Over of Cork Harbour to the Irish State. This ceremony will be held in association with Cork County Council and will be conducted between Fort Mitchell,

Volunteers required Thursday and Friday for Kevin’s Day at Tesco shopping centre, Douglas

Raffle tickets and ducks will be on sale today at the side of Tesco shopping centre, Douglas. If you have anywhere between 30 minutes to a few hours, please stop by and show your support for your community. Volunteers are required today and tomorrow between 10am to 4pm. If you don’t have the time to

Win a family trip to France with Keycamp on Kevin’s Day 2013!

Win an all-inclusive family trip to France for your family on Kevin’s Day at Douglas Community Park. Ferry to a French desitination and mobile home of your choice courtesy of Keycamps and Brittany Ferries. Raffle tickets are available now for €5 a ticket. The winner will be announced on the day.  Contact Marie on 0894408242

Notice of road closure in Crosshaven

CORK COUNTY COUNCIL ROADS ACT, 1993 TEMPORARY CLOSING OF PUBLIC ROADS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Cork County Council is considering under Section 75 of the Roads Act, 1993, the closing to public traffic of the following road for the dates and for the times stated:- Crosshaven Village Monday 15th July to Friday 26th July

Official colouring and activity sheets for Kevin’s Day

Download your copies of the official colouring and activity pages for Kevin’s Day. Kevin’s Day Colouring page: Activity page: