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Political News from North Cork, South Tipperary, East Limerick and West Waterford.

Remembering Little Nellie, even as Cork determinedly forgets its Magdalene women

‘Little Nellie of Holy God’, Cork’s unofficial patron saint, was four and a half years old when she died in 1908. Her short life...

Avondhu voters urged to check the register!

People from The Avondhu readership area are being urged to check they are registered to vote, ahead of a number of expected referenda next...

If Leo Varadkar is serious about sexual harassment, he must fund...

The Sexual Abuse and Violence in Ireland Report is 15 years out of date. Those working with the victims of sexual crime say a...

We need to get serious about sentencing for sexual crime

The sentences speak for themselves: we need to get serious about sexual crime, writes Donal O’Keeffe.  Tom Humphries was 47-years-old, a huge, influential man, a...

Tracker Mortgage investigation must include options for ‘criminal sanction’

"Banks involved in the manipulation of tracker mortgage applications have clearly engaged in predatory and ruthless behaviour," said Independent TD Mattie McGrath this week.  Deputy...

Liam receives Ard Fhéis Leaders award

In recognition of his hard work and commitment, Liam Hanley was nominated for the Ard Fhéis Leaders award at this year’s Fianna Fáil Ard Fhéis. Liam resides...

Clune welcomes Taoiseach’s commitment that M20 be included in 10 year...

Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has welcomed comments made by the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in Cork, where he confirmed that the M20 motorway between...

Why Mattie McGrath and Rónán Mullen are throwing their toys out...

The Eighth Amendment argument is not going Mattie McGrath and Rónán Mullen’s way and they’re throwing the toys out of the pram, writes Donal...

Lack of affordable housing plan ‘a missed opportunity’

The failure of the Government to announce an affordable housing programme for people not eligible for social housing and unable to secure a mortgage,...

The late Liam Cosgrave remembered

Warm tributes by both friends and foes alike have been paid to former Fine Gael leader and Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave, who passed to his eternal reward...

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