Midleton’s Cllr. Collins slams ‘greedy’ landlords


Cork County Councillor Noel Collins is seldom found wanting for passion and commitment in his political pursuits and a recent Christmas time excursion to Dublin only served to sharpen his enthusiasm.

The veteran Independent was in the capital to address a street protest meeting centred on rents, rates and leases.

The East Cork politician used the opportunity to slam the “greed and avarice” of some commercial property owners who implemented “relentless increases in rents” that leave tenants struggling or failing to survive. Read Christy Parker’s full report inside this week’s Midleton & District News.