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N73 protest drive held – however no mention of vital works...

The omission of mention of upgrades to the N73 between Clogher Cross and Waterdyke in the National Development Plan (NDP) has been...

Sherlock ‘fighting to keep N73 funding secured and released’

Cork East TD, Seán Sherlock, has said he is fearful that the Budget process may see the N73 Mallow to Mitchelstown road...

Mitchelstown WWT Plant 2025 date ‘a pipe dream’

Plans for the Waste Water Treatment Plant in Mitchelstown are to be discussed at a meeting between James O’Connor TD and the...

Silence from politicians on status of Mitchelstown WWT plant

There continues to be no movement on the plans for works on the Waste Water Treatment Plant in Mitchelstown, despite assurance from...

School bus places – ‘validation must not result in loss of...

North Cork TD Seán Sherlock has said that not one seat must be lost due to technical issues in managing medical card...

223 years since the execution of Staker Wallis in Kilfinane

It was 223 years ago this month that Patrick ‘Staker’ Wallis was executed in Kilfinane for his part in disturbances that led to the...

‘Fermoy must be included for pop-up driving tests’

Fermoy will need to be included in the additional 20 pop up driving test centres. That's according to TD Seán Sherlock following figures provided...

The way is long but the end is near…

Join me for a pint, hopefully not so far in the future, as you step in from the night air, past the smokers at...

Is going to Mass really so important, if it means you...

Despite the high-blown rhetoric of some on the Catholic right and the populist fringes of political life, presumably nobody actually wishes to reunite the...

Credit where it’s due: Disabilities Minister did the right thing

It’s a story in itself that it was quite shocking last week to see a minister stand up to her officials, but Minister of...

Why would you want to shake the hand of a sex...

Character references and courtroom displays of support for convicted sex offenders are worthless, and serve no other purpose than to re-traumatise victims. They queued up...

Banished women: There is another history of Ireland

There is another history of Ireland. Through their work, one group of historians has set a challenge to every parish in the land to...

Six mentions of Glanworth

Spanning 1,500 years of Irish life, and containing almost 11,000 biographies, the Dictionary of Irish Biography is now available free online. If all politics...

In uncertain times, conspiracy theories sing a siren song

For a year now Covid-19 has shown us how fragile our daily reality is, and some of us are finding comfort in conspiracy theories...

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