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 yesterday (Wednesday) morning no homeless people were even visible in Cork city – where are they gone??? The Housing Action Group in Cork started their … Continue reading “Housing Action Protest and all Homeless People in Cork were removed to make way for a visiting Prince!”

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 be with us next Tuesday, 29th May outside Dáil Éireann. The Housing Action Group has organised a 24 hour protest, starting at 11am and continuing until Wednesday morning. … Continue reading “Housing Action Group writes to all TDs”

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 on it’s 3rd 24-hour protest outside City Hall in Cork.  The protest group is calling on Government to setup a National Emergency Committee on the issue of … Continue reading “Declare a National Emergency on Housing!”

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 submit the following in regards to the proposed scheme for Morrison’s Island: I consider that the system of river-side walls proposed are a mistake and … Continue reading “River Lee Walls Project – not a defense to flooding!”

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 crisis in housing and homelessness to be an National Emergency. Councillor Diarmaid Ó Cadhla has asked members of the City Council to grasp the opportunity … Continue reading “Request to Cork City Council”

We Declared a National Emergency for Foot & Mouth Disease!

PUBLIC STATEMENT Cllr Diarmaid Ó Cadhla, 12th Feb 2018 The adoption of today’s motion by Cork County Council does two things: Firstly, it calls on the Council’s management to come up with proposals to address the continuing housing crisis and homelessness – the local authority has a duty to represent the community, it cannot set … Continue reading “We Declared a National Emergency for Foot & Mouth Disease!”

Ó Cadhla Challenges PJ Coogan to Debate this issues

Is having Victoria’s name on our streets obscene? Has 96FM Opinion Line handled this issue with fairness and independence? Last February, my good name was allowed to be slandered by the 96FM Opinion Line show, and, despite specific request sent to them via email, they have never addressed the issue. Here is the complaint I … Continue reading “Ó Cadhla Challenges PJ Coogan to Debate this issues”

God Operates in Ireland too!

An Taoiseach tells us that we have “one of the lowest levels of homelessness” compared to international standards, we are also told that “homelessness is normal”. But the latest shock revelation came while Conor Skehan, head of the Government’s Housing Agency, was being interviewed by The Journal.ie, they asked him what was an acceptable level of … Continue reading “God Operates in Ireland too!”

Demand Direct Investment in Public Housing

Government has opened Public Consultation on a review of it’s housing strategy – Rebuilding Ireland. Homelessness is at an all time high, families are in distress and the plans of Rebuilding Ireland are simply not solving the problem.  This review is an opportunity for citizens and communities to express their view, and this should be … Continue reading “Demand Direct Investment in Public Housing”

Beware Greek Bearing Gifts – Yanis Varoufakis.

Yanis Varoufakis recently launched the ‘Democracy in Europe Movement’ , aiming to reform the current European Union by persuading it to be democratic. Varoufakis says that it is better to “work within” the EU to fix it, rather than leaving, as proposed in the UK’s #Brexit referendum and as demanded by an increasing number of Europeans.   … Continue reading “Beware Greek Bearing Gifts – Yanis Varoufakis.”