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”

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 tenancies. The report to … Continue reading “Minimum Standards Must be Applied”

Housing Development for Ballynoe, Cobh

The following motions were put before the Municipal District Council meeting on July 11th by Cllr Diarmaid Ó Cadhla, they were all adopted. The Housing Proposal will eventually go before a full meeting of Cork County County, hopefuly resulting is a formal proposal going to Government for funding. It is important that broad public support … Continue reading “Housing Development for Ballynoe, Cobh”

Review of ‘Rebuilding Ireland’

NOTICE OF MOTION submitted for meeting of full Council on Monday 26th June 2017: “That this Council welcomes the commitment of An Taoiseach in his statement on 14th June, tasking the new Minister for Housing, Planning & Local Government to review ‘Rebuilding Ireland’ within 3 months; including consideration of a greater quantity of Social Housing. … Continue reading “Review of ‘Rebuilding Ireland’”

State should Take-over Distressed Mortgages

PRESS RELEASE: Independent candidate Diarmaid Ó Cadhla is calling for immediate State intervention to solve the mortgage crisis in Ireland. The crisis in domestic mortgages was raised by Mr. Ó Cadhla as far back as November 2010 when he asked: “Should troubles mortgage holders stop paying the Banks?” Statistics from the Central Bank show that … Continue reading “State should Take-over Distressed Mortgages”