Local Media Reports for the week ending 4 November 2017 by Tim Ryan


Local Media Reports


Evening Echo

  • Burke criticises “outrageous” prices from Cork Airport
  • Behaviour of banks totally unacceptable - Coveney
  • Government should collect €13bn from Apple
  • Irish socialists standing by socialists in Catalonia - Barry

Southern Star

  • Call for publications to promote Cork towns
  • Woman in her 80s homeless in West Cork
  • Increase in Stamp Duty detrimental to small farms and businesses

The Corkman

  • Moynihan calls for infrastructure to support Cork housing schemes
  • Measures needed to encourage young people to remain in rural Ireland

Dublin Mid West

Liffey Champion

  • Curran seeks new school plans for Clonburris
  • Concept of a home lost in current crisis
  • Bias against people with rare illnesses - Kenny


Connaght Tribune

  • Rabbitte introduces new Bill to fast-track IT projects
  • National agencies overly concentrated on the east coast
  • Urgent need to complete review of Caranua
  • Clarity sought on sale of Galway docks


Kerrys Eye

  • Terminally ill people waiting four months for Carer’s Allowance
  • Ferris call for opening of Ballyseedy autism centre
  • Killarney rents double that allowed in rent subsidy
  • Call for compensation package for fishermen


Kildare Nationalist
  • Housing crisis undermining society - Murphy
  • O’Loughlin seeks legislation on IVF

Kilkenny Reporter

  • Deputies call for full pursuit of banking institutions
  • School re-registration fees criticised
  • Call for changes to CCTV scheme
Connaught Telegraph
  • Concern at rising river levels
  • Conway Walsh critical of removal of €10m for Leader
Laois / Offaly
Tulamore Tribune
  • Less than 3,500 homes built since 2011
  • Nolan seeks action on rural transport
Limerick Leader
  • Update sought on refurbishment of Newcastle West Garda Station
  • Details sought on ASD assessments
  • Irish banks have “gone native” – O’Donnell
Longford / Westmeath
Westmeath Examiner
  • Pope should address the Houses of the Oireachtas
  • Penrose seeks pension rights for CE supervisors

Waterford News and Star

  • Details sought on new review of cath lab for WUH
  • University Bill to be passed before Christmas
  • Tribute paid to Ibrahim Halawa