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Lismore councillor to face High Court

The Dungarvan Lismore MD Councillor, Declan Doocey, is being taken to the High Court for alleged waste management breaches. The former Fine Gael...

Deputy O’Connor calls for clarity on SUSI funding criteria

Cork East Fianna Fáil TD James O’Connor raised the issue of higher-level funding for doctoral funding with the Minister for Higher Education, Simon Harris in the...

Boris Johnson’s madman diplomacy trashes the UK’s international reputation

The Madman Doctrine of negotiation has never worked, and it won’t work for the Brexiteers either. In April 1971, with peace talks with...

Trump is the saviour QAnon cultists deserve

Donald Trump endorsing QAnon is hardly a surprise, given that his political career was founded on a racist conspiracy theory. When Voltaire was...

School transport system ‘an embarrassment’ says Cllr O’Leary

Local Fianna Fail county councillor William O’Leary has labelled the government's handling of the school transport system as 'an embarrassment'. Despite parents' pleas for a...

Lavinia Kerwick – still changing Ireland for the better

Last month Taoiseach Micheál Martin committed to addressing a spate of sexual assaults against homeless people on the streets of Cork. The woman who...

Government decision on school bus capacity set to leave children ‘out...

A North Cork TD has launched a scathing attack on Government who, he said, is set to leave children 'out in the cold on...

We deserve far better than the shabby disrespect of our elite

Those of us who have lost loved ones in this time of Covid-19 have been denied the solace of a traditional Irish funeral, and...

You’d have to wonder at the Department of Justice’s priorities

In Cork, asylum seekers are terrified of Coronavirus as new residents arrive at the Glenvera Direct Provision Centre without having to quarantine. In Dublin,...

“For homeless people, rape is a constant fear”

Cork Penny Dinners co-ordinator Catriona Twomey has spoken out against sexual assaults against homeless people on the streets of Cork City, something she says...

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