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THEY SHOULD BE THROWN OUT OF THEIR JOBS!

THEY SHOULD BE THROWN OUT OF THEIR JOBS! Here is a look back to 2016, which looked back to 2011, and the same vested interests are ruling over us, and they are destroying our country. It is time for change, but change will not come from the established Political Party elite; and it will not […]

Housing Protest in Cork

We campaigned strongly for the closure of the Homeless Persons Unit at Drinan Street and were happy to see it close it doors on 21st January.

Are some Questions too Sensitive to Ask?

There is a very serious problem with rental properties being below standard.

Last year I got the figures from Council which revealed a 96% failure rate, out of 756 properties inspected 733 failed.

Housing Rights for the Disabled

Housing Rights for the Disabled Does your Household include someone with Disability? Since Government ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) a commitment exists that people with disabilities must be ‘adequately housed’. This is an issue I raised last May with the County Council, and again on September 24th, because the […]

Housing Action Group writes to all TDs

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 […]

Declare a National Emergency on Housing!

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 […]

SUSPENSION OF STANDING ORDERS

SUSPENSION OF STANDING ORDERS At the regular monthly meeting on 6th November Cllr Ó Cadhla asked that standing orders be lifted in order to to allow the Cobh Municipal District Council to consider the implications of last week’s RTÉ Primetime Investigates programme in so far as it relates to our municipality. Proposed resolution: “That this […]

Minimum Standards Must be Applied

Minimum Standards Must be Applied Notice of Motion by Diarmaid Ó Cadhla to full meeting of Cork County Council on Monday 11th September 2017 & response from executive:(having been postponed from meetings on 11th and 24th July) To seek a report on the Housing (Standards for Rented Houses) Regulations 2017, covering both private and public […]