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#Mick Barry

# mick-barry - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Murphy insists funding for first-time-buyer loan scheme 'has not run out'

Concerns had been that funds for the government’s Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan Scheme have run out.

# mick-barry - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Calls for TDs who are landlords to abstain from anti-eviction Bill vote due to conflict of interest

Varadkar said TDs who landlords are able to make a distinction between their personal interests and the public interest,

# mick-barry - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Varadkar says socialists want to separate 'people paying for everything but qualifying for nothing' from others

The Taoiseach said socialists want to segregate communities.

# mick-barry - Monday 12 February, 2018

Deal done for Cork's new event centre but it could end up costing the State more money

The Irish Examiner reports that than an extra €10 million of public money has been pledged.

# mick-barry - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Cork residents facing mass evictions say fire safety issues can be fixed without them moving

A new report has suggested they may not have to leave their homes.

# mick-barry - Thursday 16 November, 2017

'See no homeless, hear no homeless, help no homeless': Paul Murphy hits out at government approach

Solidarity TDs have launched a Bill that aims to prevent the installation of anti-homeless devices.

# mick-barry - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

'I am not scaremongering': Bus Eireann boss warns all jobs could be lost if drastic action not taken

Bus Eireann workers have said industrial action remains on the cards.

# mick-barry - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

'Some navy officers rescuing migrants from the Med are on the minimum wage'

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said he has “no intention” of allowing the Defence Forces access to the Workplace Relations Commission or the Labour Court.

# mick-barry - Friday 1 July, 2016

FactCheck: Do EU rules prevent us from spending money to build more social housing?

FactCheck looks in depth at an AAA-PBP claim with big implications.

# mick-barry - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Residents in Cork face mass eviction from homes

This comes in a week in which there has been outcry over the treatment of tenants in Tyrrelstown.

# mick-barry - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

A local councillor has called for the removal of the LGBT pride flag from Cork City Hall

Councillor Terry Shannon says it is not right to be flying a Yes flag but not a No one.

# mick-barry - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

The Cork food-bank that gives away more than 1,000 meals a day

The Bia Food Initiative has been in operation since last September.

# mick-barry - Thursday 20 February, 2014

'We are the Triple A': New party says it will target Labour in local elections

The Anti-Austerity Alliance says it has 41 candidates to run in cities and towns across the country in May’s local elections.