Ballinlough Halloween Spook Parade

Posted by on October 29, 2010 at 10:58 am

A Halloween Spooks Parade is being organised by the Ballinlough Youth Clubs this Sunday, October 31st. The Parade starts from the Youth Club at 5.00pm sharp. Registration before that from 4.45pm All children must be registered for insurance purposes and accompanied by an adult. All the children will be given glow sticks and musical instruments […]

Lee Slipway Update

Posted by on October 26, 2010 at 7:32 pm

As I reported in June this year Cork City Council has approved funding for the replacement of the slipway at the Lee Rowing Club on the Marina, in Blackrock . This week we received an updated position on the new slipway. The existing slip has separated from the quay wall and has become dangerous. Tenders have […]

Tidal Flood Alert – Cork City

Posted by on October 8, 2010 at 11:50 am

I just received the following Severe Weather Warning, from Cork City Council Environment department. TIDAL FLOOD ALERT FOR CORK CITY Valid from Thursday 07 / 10 / 2010 to Monday 11 / 10 / 2010. The natural cycle of High Tides for the following days is predicted for the times given below:

Traffic Free Marina

Posted by on September 29, 2010 at 1:05 pm

Over the summer months, it was mentioned to me about the possibility of making the Marina area traffic free at the weekends. I subsequently put down the following motion to council, so that the idea could be explored further: “That Cork City Council would run a

Blackrock Playground – Update

Posted by on September 15, 2010 at 12:28 pm

Just to update you on the new playground sanctioned for Blackrock Village. As you know, in the summer I reported on the proposed new playground that was earmarked for the village. The Part 8 process was begin immediately and all going well, City Council had hoped to be in a position to commence the physical

Children of Crab Lane must be offered the BCG vaccine urgently

Posted by on September 1, 2010 at 12:39 pm

I am calling on the HSE to redouble their efforts to screen all the children in Ballintemple National School as quickly as possible to allay parent’s and children’s fears. But all it is absolutely necessary that the BCG vaccine is offered to all pupils at Crab Lane as a matter of urgency. Having spoken to […]

Pairc Ui Chaoimh

Posted by on August 4, 2010 at 3:10 pm

The GAA wish to redevelop and upgrade Pairc Ui Chaoimh to a 50,000 seater stadium and the development of a Centre of Excellence which would share stadium facilities including gymnasium, medical room, dining facilities and changing rooms. In order for this redevelopment to go

See something, Say something

Posted by on August 4, 2010 at 12:40 pm

I would like to draw your attention to The National Environmental complaints Line pilot project initiated by the EPA. Cork City Council along with South Tipperary County Council, Donegal County Council, Clare County Council and Dublin City Council are taking part in the pilot.