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Silence is Acceptance

Silence is Acceptance

Recent statements made by the EU Parliament’s BREXIT co-ordinator, Guy Verhofstadt, and by French president Macron, regretting that the EU could not launch military strikes similar to the recent attack on Syria, reveal to us the dangers that lie behind our membership of PESCO. PESCO, the EU’s common security and defence operations, commits Ireland to […]

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Jobstown – the Judgment is Political…

Jobstown – the Judgment is Political…

We have a RIGHT to free Expression, Assembly and to Protest, without Political Interferance! You can download a .PDF copy of the A5 size flyer here. On Friday a youth was convicted of “falsely imprisoning” former Minister Joan Burton; he was just 15 years old at the time of the JOBSTOWN Irish Water protest.JusticeJustice The protest occurred […]

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There is an Underlying Problem…

There is an Underlying Problem…

A .PDF copy of this A4 flyer, released for the January 31st Boycott Irish Water protests in Cork is available for download here. ——————————————————————————– It is as if we have no rights in deciding the policy of our own state…  must we accept dictate? Are we being represented by those whose duty it is to […]

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The issue we face is lack of DEMOCRACY

The issue we face is lack of DEMOCRACY

Our rights as a people are denied. We are dictated to, we are threatened in our own homes, our senior citizens are abused, our children’s future thrown away – and for what??? Our entitlement to democracy has been hijacked by groups of vested interests who dictate over us. We have tax upon tax, cutback on […]

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What is The People’s Convention?

An Chomhdháil Phobail I The People’s Convention (CPPC) is the organisation of the entire electorate, on a Constituency and Local Electoral Area basis. The guiding principle of CPPC is that sovereignty rests with the people and that all affairs of state must be subject to decision by the people, without restriction. CPPC is a movement, […]

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Local Elections – CONDEMN THE PARTY ‘WHIP’!

Local Elections – CONDEMN THE PARTY ‘WHIP’!

STATEMENT from the LARGEST single grouping of non-Party Candidates in the coming local elections. http://www.cppc.ie/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Candidates.jpg Today, a total of 19 candidates in the local elections confirmed their signing of THE PEOPLE’S CONTRACT, they are from Cork, Monaghan, Limerick and Dublin. All local election candidates have been invited to confirm their commitment to democracy, something which […]

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Seoladh Feachtas Toghchánaíochta #le14

Seoladh Feachtas Toghchánaíochta #le14

Ráiteas Preas – 8ú lá, Aibreáin 2014 Inniu, ós comhair Halla na Cathrach i gCorcaigh, seoladh feachtas toghchánaíochta an eagraíocht An Chomhdháil Phobail | The People’s Convention (CPPC). Tá an CPPC ag tacú le 17 Iarrthóir Phobail, People’s Candidates, ins na toghcháin áitiúil ag deireadh Mí Bealtaine seo chugainn, tá triúr  i mBaile Átha Cliath, duine […]

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Stand-up for IRELAND?

Stand-up for IRELAND?

The following three short articles are included on the flyer released today in Cork, to mark our National Day and to call on people to do something of significance to mark the day in a meaningful way, by standing up for ourselves! A .PDF of the A4 size flyer can be downloaded here. Caithfimid an […]

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Prospect of much needed political change advances

Prospect of much needed political change advances

JOINT PRESS RELEASE The People’s Convention (CPPC) and People for Change (PfC) 12th February 2014 The prospect of much needed political change advanced today with the People for Change (PfC) organisation joining forces with the other People’s Candidates running in the local elections.  Paudie Dineen of PfC signed THE PEOPLE’S CONTRACT today and joins Brian […]

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Whose City is it anyway?

Whose City is it anyway?

The following is the text of the latest A5 flyer published in Cork. A .PDF copy of this can be download here or viewed here. We must ensure that Council represents the people of Cork, not any Political Party, ‘Pact’ or vested interests Decisions at City Hall are made to serve the foreign imposed agenda of the […]

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THE PEOPLE MUST WIN THE COMING ELECTIONS! – cppc

THE PEOPLE MUST WIN THE COMING ELECTIONS! – cppc

PRESS RELEASE, 30th October 2013 THE PEOPLE’S CONTRACT will be launched at a public meeting in Gurranabraher next Wednesday 6th November.  Voters are being asked to nominate their own candidates for the coming Local and European elections, and not to rely on the Political Parties. Nominated candidates will be asked to sign THE PEOPLE’S CONTRACT, a […]

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EVICTIONS: Getting paid for dumping families out of their homes? – cppc

EVICTIONS: Getting paid for dumping families out of their homes? – cppc

On Saturday the ‘for DEMOCRACY!’ group published a new flyer highlighting the issue of eviction and the case of the O’Sullivan family in Kanturk, Co. Cork, who are under threat from the County Sheriff.  Only the support of family, friends, neighbours and anti-eviction activists has prevented the aggressive attempts to evict the O’Sullivans.  A 24 hour […]

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DEFINING AN ALTERNATIVE POLITICAL STRUCTURE FOR IRELAND

DEFINING AN ALTERNATIVE POLITICAL STRUCTURE FOR IRELAND

For interest: we are publishing the invitation received from Séamus Ó Muilleanóir (aka James Miller)  to the national conference/discussion taking place Saturday 24th August on the question of Empowerment and the formation of a people’s movement for democracy – with a view that the people should contest the coming elections. The People’s Convention are happy […]

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An Open Letter – ‘for DEMOCRACY!’

An Open Letter – ‘for DEMOCRACY!’

25th July 2013 Dear friend, The following is a link to the statement released yesterday by Cork’s ‘for DEMOCRACY!‘ group, commenting on efforts made last weekend to prevent leaflet distribution and the weekly stall operating on Patrick’s Street. https://www.cppc.ie/we-must-defend-our-democratic-right/ This anti-austerity and pro-democracy work has been developing for some time now, calling on the people […]

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Why do the People not Decide State Policy?

It is the right of the people to create state policy, yet this function has been usurped by the political parties and in many cases even handed over to institutions outside of our state. The state is continuously imposing policy on the people and we are excluded from the decision making.  This and other meetings […]

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4. The People’s Convention – An Organisation of All Citizens

(from Pamphlet: “IRISH CITIZENS, WE MUST EMPOWER OURSELVES!”) The solution requires that the people establish their own organisation, one completely different in character to what has gone before. In November 2010 a group of citizens took the initiative to create this organisation of electors. It is called The People’s Convention (as Gaeilge: An Chomhdháil Phobail, CPPC […]

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