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”
Tag: Economic Crisis
Setup a National Emergency Committee on Housing & Homelessness
Council needs a Members Oversight Group
Homeless Services are Sub-Standard The following comments are issues by Cllr Diarmaid Ó Cadhla in relation to his Notice of Motion before Cork County Council today, 14th May 2018: The proposal itself has been referred to the Housing Special Policy Committee (SPC) for further consideration… we will update again once that happens. Despite committing significant … Continue reading “Council needs a Members Oversight Group”
Recovery of Void Properties!
Cllr Diarmaid Ó Cadhla got a report from Council regarding the recovery of void properties, the motion and the report received can be viewed here. The average cost of recovery of a void property in Cork County Council is reported to be €13,400 – how does this reconcile with Cork City Council’s figure of €31,000? … Continue reading “Recovery of Void Properties!”
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!”
Statement of Policy on Social Housing Allocations
On 9th October Cllr Diarmaid Ó Cadhla proposed a motion requesting a statement of Policy from Cork County Council in regards to how Social Housing is allocated. The motion (below) also requests data on what allocations have taken place this year and during 2016, so that the public can see how the policy of Council … Continue reading “Statement of Policy on Social Housing Allocations”
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.”
TiSA Trade in Services Agreement
The Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) is a proposed treaty between 23 Parties, including the EU and the United States. TiSA is to liberalise (i.e. privatise!) the worldwide trade of services such as banking, health care and transport. Currently most public services in the US are private, e.g. local police, prisons, education etc. TiSA will … Continue reading “TiSA Trade in Services Agreement”
CETA Comprehensive Economic & Trade Agreement
The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) is similar to TTIP but is between Canada and the EU. The agreement is waiting for final approval by the Council of the European Union and the EU Parliament. Whether approval by all EU member states is needed is disputed, so is whether we citizens have any say. … Continue reading “CETA Comprehensive Economic & Trade Agreement”