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Beechfield residents sign petition against any new houses in estate

95 residents in Fermoy's Beechfield Estate have signed a petition officially objecting to any potential housing development on the green areas within their estate.Cllr...

An Open Letter to Ryan Tubridy

An open letter to Ryan Tubridy from Donal O'KeeffeDear Ryan,I watched the Late Late Show the other night and was struck by your...

Will Mitchelstown and Fermoy miss the bus?

They disagreed and teased out various issues, but there was consensus on one point from all who spoke at a public meeting in Mitchelstown...

False abuse claims against Maurice McCabe make life even worse for...

False sex abuse allegations against Sergeant Maurice McCabe destroyed his life and the lives of his family, and the apparent weaponisation of those false...

McGrath insists Minister needs to call emergency HSE meeting

A local TD has called on Minister for Health Simon Harris to convene an emergency Health Service Executive (HSE) meeting, following revelations that have emerged...

Social Democrats shine a light on importance of local newsrooms in...

Active and diverse local newsrooms are vital for a functioning democracy. That’s according to the Social Democrats who - on January 31st - initiated a...

Enda: either stand up to the bully or stay home

Trump is a vain, thin-skinned bully who will take offence if Enda gives him anything less than the full Leprechaun plámás. If we offer...

New plans a step in the right direction for Council in...

A local councillor has welcomed plans by Cork County Council that aim to improve communities socially, but said it is frustrating that at a...

New Politics – radical or redundant

Irish politics doesn't really do radical, but New Politics has picked a dangerous time to make politics seem so utterly redundant, writes Donal O'Keeffe.Last...

‘It seems to me a miracle we don’t have people begging...

It was snowing on Paul Street two Thursday nights ago. Not dry, fluffy Hollywood snow, but Irish snow. Cold, white rain, basically.I was...

In the angry, orange face of terrible times, we must stand...

"I was born by the river in a little tent Oh, and just like the river I've been running ever since" - Sam CookeIt was...

Potential axing of Expressway service must be ‘fought tooth and nail’

A recommendation by consultants Grant Thornton for Bus Éireann to shut down its loss-making Expressway service must be ‘fought tooth and nail’ to protect...

‘Sherlock’ proves that how we get to Art is not the...

‘It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important,’ said Holmes. Sometimes, writes Donal O'Keeffe, the...

Obama is right. If everything is true and nothing is true,...

If we live in a multiple-choice reality where objective truth and personal opinion are afforded equal weight, we are in very serious trouble indeed,...

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