For the sixth UN Global Road Safety Week (May 17-23) the UN called on policymakers to act for low speed streets worldwide, limiting speeds to 30 km/h where people walk, live and play. This call echoes the 2020 Stockholm Declaration where Ireland was one of the co signatories pledging 30kph urban speed […]

Cork South West Deputy Christopher O’Sullivan has formally objected to a proposed oyster farm at Ring, telling the department of agriculture of the proposed farm’s severe negative impact on the local tourism economy and environment.  Deputy O’Sullivan wrote to the department on Monday outlining six key objections to the proposed […]

Seven kilometres from Clonakilty, in the townland of Knockawaddra in Ballingurteen, neighbours and business women, Lesley Cox and Emma Fitzpatrick, have launched a campaign to speed up the rolling out of fibre broadband, which stops 1km away from them. Locals are looking for a reliable broadband connection, in an area, […]

Work has been completed on Clonakilty’s flood relief scheme after almost three years of work, Cork South West Deputy Christopher O’Sullivan says. Construction contractors Ward & Burke will pack up and move out on April 12.  “Although business have had to put up with years of disruption those days are now […]