Kilmichael – Céad Bliain ina Dhiaidh

I was invited by the Independent National Commemoration Committee to give the main talk at the Centenary of the Kilmichael Ambush, held Sunday 29th November 2020. A .PDF file of the text may be downloaded here. A video of the event, including some lovely singing, can be seen on Youtube. A chairde, On a damp … Continue reading “Kilmichael – Céad Bliain ina Dhiaidh”

Withdraw Funding for Event Centre

MEDIA STATEMENT  1st Feb 2020 EVENT CENTRE SHOULD NOT GET PUBLIC MONEY Diarmaid Ó Cadhla is calling for the €50 million state funding to be withdrawn from the Event Centre. The independent North Central candidate described the Event Centre as a “glorified concert hall”, stating that it will be “fully privately owned” after the public has paid over … Continue reading “Withdraw Funding for Event Centre”

Ó Cadhla is standing Cork North Central

What do you want for IRELAND? Here is a copy of my election flyer. Are you happy with the direction our country has taken? Can senior citizens feel secure, can they be confident that Health and Home Care is available? Can those in need of housing, to rent or buy, feel confident that they will … Continue reading “Ó Cadhla is standing Cork North Central”

Cork Brigade Flying Column Re-enactment Group

EVENT THIS SUNDAY, 12th JANUARY 2020 at 2pm The official launch of the re-enactment group “the Cork Brigade Flying Column” will take place in Kilmurry Independence Museum on Sunday 12th January at 2 pm. The group had their first outing at the 99th Anniversary of the Kilmichael Ambush in November and found there was huge … Continue reading “Cork Brigade Flying Column Re-enactment Group”

Sieze the Opportunity!

Presentation by Diarmaid Ó Cadhla to ‘Ruairí Ó Brádaigh Autumn School’ hosted by Republican Sinn Féin, 20th to 22nd September 2019 A Chairde, Ba mhór an rud é domsa bheith i bhur láthair inniu, go raibh maith agaibh. Tuigim gur i measc daoine atá saol fada caite acu i mbun troda ar son saoirse na … Continue reading “Sieze the Opportunity!”

England’s Difficulty

Presentation by Diarmaid Ó Cadhla to ‘The Way Forward Seminar’ hosted by Republican Sinn Féin on 27th July 2019. I believe that there is an opportunity before us, one that could hasten the day of national independence.  An opportunity exists to re-integrate the national territory and also to rebuild the unity of our people. The … Continue reading “England’s Difficulty”

Fund the Process, not the Parties

ELECTORAL REFORM: I’ve always liked the idea that everyone should have ‘an equal right to elect and to be elected’, that is fundamental in a democratic society. Is this what we have in Ireland, does every citizens have equal opportunity? Every year the established Political Parties received up to €15 million in state funding.  We … Continue reading “Fund the Process, not the Parties”

Local Festival Fund 2019

LOCAL FESTIVAL FUND 2019 Include below are details of the 2019 Local Festival Fund allocations, which are managed by the Tourism Unit of the Economic Development, Enterprise & Tourism Directorate, Cork County Council. Here are the allocations made. Background to Local Festival Fund  At the July 2017 Meeting of the County & City Manager’s Association … Continue reading “Local Festival Fund 2019”

Corruption in Our Councils

The following is the text of a talk given by Cllr Diarmaid Ó Cadhla on 19th February 2019 at a public meeting entitled: End Corruption at City Hall It is easy for us to call the dealings of City Hall corrupt, the evidence is all around us, unfortunately it escapes many who get fooled by … Continue reading “Corruption in Our Councils”

Morrison’s Island Objection

  The SecretaryAn Bord Pleanála64 Marlborough StreetDublin 1D01 V902 12th February 2019 Reference: 303247 Morrison’s Island, Cork city I wish to OBJECT to the above proposed scheme. I consider that the system of river-side walls proposed for Morrison’s Island is a mistake and should not be allowed the following are the reasons: I do not … Continue reading “Morrison’s Island Objection”