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

Let’s be honest. We couldn’t care less about the homeless

Since Fine Gael came to power in 2011, homelessness is up 81%. At this stage, we could all save ourselves a lot of energy...

Fermoy’s Weir is washing away. Does that suit some?

Fermoy’s Ellie O’Reilly and Gill McGirr made rowing history two weeks ago, becoming the first Irish girls’ pair to win gold at Belgium’s prestigious...

Who cares how asylum-seekers die?

Forty-four people have died in Direct Provision since 2007. That the Government doesn’t know the cause of death of more than one in three...

Why are people who can’t stop thinking about sex against sex...

Don’t believe the rubbish in ‘Alive!’ writes Donal O’Keeffe. Those most opposed to abortion have always been fanatically opposed to sex education too. I was...

Frank O’Flynn elected Fermoy Municipal Area Chairman

Fianna Fail councillor Frank O’Flynn told The Avondhu this week that he is 'delighted and honoured' to have been elected chairman of Fermoy Municipal...

June Murphy new chairperson of Northern Committee

Mitchelstown-based councillor June Murphy, has been elected the new chairperson of the Northern Committee of Cork County Council, succeeding fellow Fermoy Municipal Authority member,...

Council to carry out repair of derelict building in Lismore

After being unsuccessful in its efforts to identify the owner of two derelict properties in the centre of Lismore, Waterford City & County Council...

Don’t hold your breath. Right now Trump is going nowhere

If you’re hoping that Donald Trump will be impeached anytime soon, you’re likely to be disappointed, writes Donal O’Keeffe. “Donald Trump is not well” was...

Councillor says Government OFP survey ‘too little too late’

Independent councillor June Murphy has claimed the decision of the Government to ask for an independent review of the One Parent Family Payment (OFP) is...

Cork representatives meet with transport minister on roads issues

Representatives from Cork County Council met with Shane Ross, Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport, in Dublin on Monday to discuss a range of...

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