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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 ...
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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 ...
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Morrison’s Island Objection

The SecretaryAn Bord Pleanála64 Marlborough StreetDublin 1D01 V90212th February 2019 Reference: 303247 Morrison’s Island, Cork city I wish to OBJECT to the above proposed scheme. I consider that the system ...
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Housing Protest outside City Hall, Cork

Housing Protest outside City Hall, Cork Thursday 31st January, 10am. Statement released today by Cork's Housing Actions Group The protest is to support families that are once again the victims ...
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Local Elections – Cork City

Statement: In a statement today Cllr Diarmaid Ó Cadhla confirmed that he will be standing as an independent candidate in the coming local elections.  Cllr Ó Cadhla, currently representing the ...
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The Political Party Elite have Disgraced Cork County Council

This morning Council refused to nominate a candidate for the Presidential Election, yet there was only one proposed, Ms Gemma O’Doherty. Under our Constitution, Local Authorities have a duty to ...
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Councils, TDs & Senators fail the Citizens

Oireachtas Members Disgrace Themselves! The statement released tonight by independent members of the Oireachtas reveals the sorry state of our democratic processes – does individual responsibility even exist? Just 19 ...
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Presidential Election Must be Full Field

Citizens are looking for new politics, recent elections have proven this, and more change should be expected.  The next landmark in political life is the coming Presidential election, but there ...
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Jobs for Disabled People?

The following is the text of a letter addressed to both the City and County Sheriff in Cork asking that positive discrimination towards people with disabilities be applied to the ...
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The Politics of Private Member Clubs?

The foundation of any democratic system is that it should affirm and defend the rights of the people. Our own history has produced many documents declaring this, not least of which is the ...
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Sráid an Drinán le Dúnadh!

(English at end of report. These are  the flowers of hope) Tá an tAonad do Dhaoine gan Dídean, i Sráid an Drinán i gcathair Chorcaí le dúnadh roimh dheireadh na ...
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Cruinniú Faoi Todhchaí ‘Sráid an Drinán’

Tá cruinniú socruithe idir an Grúpa Um Gníomh Tithíochta (Housing Action Group?) agus lucht bainistíochta an Roinn Gnóthaí Fostaíochta & Coimirce Sóisialtaí i gCorcaigh maidir le todhchaí an tAonad do ...
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Homeless Persons Unit at Drinan Street must be Closed Down!

STATEMENT TO MEDIA by Housing Action Group Cork’s Housing Action Group are holding a second protest at the Homeless Persons Unit at Drinan Street in Cork tomorrow, Wednesday 25th, starting ...
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Lack of Democracy and Indifference of Party Politicians is Revealed

The outstanding question arising out of An Bord Pleanála’s decision to allow Indaver to proceed with the incinerator at Ringaskiddy is that of democracy. How can planning be granted in ...
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PICKET on Homeless Persons Unit, Drinan Street.

The Homeless Persons Unit at Drinan Street should be closed down. This Thursday, 21st June, the Housing Action Group will picket the Homeless Persons Unit at Drinan Street, and hand ...
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Housing Action Protest and all Homeless People in Cork were removed to make way for a visiting Prince!

Untold monies are being spent on the visit of one individual to Cork city. People are being corralled and excluded from most of the city centre. Most shockingly, from early ...
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Housing Action Group writes to all TDs

The following email was sent to all TDs today on behalf of the Housing Action Group, let's see who responds... 24-hour Sleep-out Protests... Dear Deputy, We are asking you to ...
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Declare a National Emergency on Housing!

The following Press Release was issued by the Housing Action Group in relation to it's 3rd 24-hour protest. 24-hour Sleep-out Protest Continues Tomorrow, Tuesday 17th April at 10am, the Housing Action Group embarks ...
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River Lee Walls Project – not a defense to flooding!

Observations or objections to the €6 million Morrison's Island scheme closed on April 12th 2018. The following are the comments I submitted: Re: Morrison's Island Walls Project I wish to ...
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Request to Cork City Council

*** Press Release *** Housing Crisis must be Declared as a National Emergency Members of City Council have been asked to join their colleagues in the County and declare the ...
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