THE PEOPLE'S PAPER

Talk delivered by Dr. Liam Weeks at Public Meeting hosted by CPPC in Cork

The following is the text of the talk delivered by Dr. Liam Weeks at Public Meeting hosted by The People’s Convention in Cork on 23rd Jan. 2014.   Dr. Liam Weeks works at the Department of Government at UCC, is widely published and, as is clear from his talk, has investigated the question of independent […]

PUBLIC MEETING TO DISCUSS ISSUE OF DEMOCRATIC REPRESENTATION

PRESS RELEASE, Cork, 14th January 2014 A .PDF of this Statement can be downloaded here. The idea that Local Government should represent communities, and not Political Parties, is the subject of a public meeting in Cork next week.  The meeting will encourage individuals to step forward as independent People’s Candidates, it is hosted by The […]

Final public activities of 2013

The following is the text of our final bulletin for 2013, we reproduce it here in order to give people a flavor of what is going on and to encourage. The Saturday Rally (in severe weather) was addressed by Diarmuid O’Flynn of the Ballyhea/Charleville Says NO! to Bondholder Bailout group, they have been marching against […]

AN Open Letter – Important meeting in Cork

Addressed to friends and supporters of THE PEOPLE’S CONTRACT, you are invited to attend the meeting in Cork this Sunday afternoon, this needs to move into it’s next phase, to go among the people of Ireland … let’s build the movement for our own empowerment! Dear friend, For some months now, a broad discussion has […]

Organising meeting – Cork City

Anyone interested in helping out with the organising of The Peoples Convention activities is invited to attend here. There will be widespread leafleting in South East Ward area prior to the public meeting on the 20th it would be good if we had some activity on St. Patrick’s Day as well. Date: 14/03/2012 Start time: 8pm End […]

People’s Convention – Cork South Central 2012

This meeting is primarily for Cork South Central area, but everyone is welcome regardless of where you live. As this is the first public event of the year we are launching our programme for 2012. There are ambitious plans and you are invited to help make a success of the work. The meeting will open […]

Dublin West election meeting – Brendan Doris

We, as citizens, need to empower ourselves by creating an organisation in each constituency to select, elect, mandate and supervise our constituency representatives. Meeting will discuss the program of The Peoples Convention and invite anyone interested to help in the election campaign for Brendan. Date: 21-10-2011

Regular organisational meeting in Youghal

This is the next in the regular activities meeting of The Peoples Convention in Youghal, on the agenda is: 1. The Water Fluoridation issue, we hope to have a draft of a leaflet explaining the issue and a plan for the hosting of a public debate / meeting on this question. 2. Also on the […]

Cork East: Meeting in Youghal, Cork

This meeting is open to the public, the local Youghal Group of CPPC will be discussing: The drinkng water issues, The job situation, and the General programme of The Peoples Convention. CPPC is currently re-drafting the ideas that formed The Peoples Convention, in the light of the experience gained over the last few months, the […]

Cork East: Meeting in Youghal, Co. Cork

This is the now regular bi-weekly meeting of CPPC in the Youghal area, everyone is welcome to attend. The meeting will discuss the ongoing research into water quality issues, the employment situation and the general state of democracy in our country. Date: 28-05-2011

Cork East: Local meeting in Youghal

The meeting will discuss: Job situation in town – Employment/Unemployment Tourism Water Quality Issues There will also be a general discussion on the question of democracy in our state and on how we might raise consciousness on this issue. This meeting is open to all to come and participate. Date: 14-05-2011

Cork: Local meeting in Youghal

The meeting will discuss: Agenda: Drinking water Job situation in town Tourism There will also be a general discussion on the question of democracy in our state and on how we might raise consciousness on this issue. This meeting is open to all to come and participate. 30-04-2011

Local CPPC meeting in Youghal

The focus of this meeting is local to Youghal, it will following up on the discussion of two weeks ago. The meeting will consider: * Campaign to inform the public on how their town is run, what issues are being dealt with, how etc. There is a proposal to start a possible monthly news-sheet for […]

Meeting in Youghal, Co. Cork

The next meeting of CPPC in Cork takes place on Saturday afternoon, 2nd April in Youghal. You are invited to come and discuss the ongoing programme of work, the issues facing the people and how we might address them.. Different individuals have been active in their own areas/fields and we will hear from them, including […]

Cork East: Public meeting in Youghal

“A New Political Movement” It’s your future, don’t leave it in the hands of the political parties, come and discuss with us! The meeting will be attended by local Peoples’ Convention candidate Patrick (Paddy) Bullman and our other Cork East candidate Claire Cullinane. Tuesday Feb. 22nd at 8.30pm (come for 8:15pm)

Cork East: Candidate meeting

Candidate in the Cork East Constituency, Claire Cullinane, has arranged a public meeting at the Commodore Hotel to facilitate meeting and discussion with constituents. Everybody is welcome to attend. Date: 15-02-2011

Wexford selection convention

This meeting will be used for two things: 1. To discuss and explain further the outlook of the Peoples Convention and the need for citizens to come forward to lay claim to our own democracy. 2. This is a selection convention – anyone who would like to nominate someone or be nominated should come along […]

Cork East (Mallow) – Selection convention

This is the 4th in a series of meetings organised by the Cork East Peoples Convention, and itself may select candidates.  If you are aware of anyone suitable for selection or if you feel you could contribute then please come forward at this meeting. Date:03-02-2011

Cork South West – Selection convention

Come at 7:45 for an 8pm start. This is the final in a series of meetings across the Cork South West constituency.  Citizens are invited to attend and discuss the issues leading into this general election.  CPPC will outline its approach that the people must have the say in running our country and to achieve […]

Cork East (Midleton) – Selection convention

This is the third meeting in the East Cork constituency and it will be used for selection of candidates, anyone who would like to nominate someone or be nominated should try to come along on the evening to participate.  There will be a further meetings in East Cork and there may be additional selections if […]

Carlow-Kilkenny launch meeting

This is the launch meeting of The Peoples Convention in the Carlow-Kilkenny constituency We would like to encourage citizens to come forward and declare themselves for democracy, to declare their rights as the rightful decision makers in our society. At present citizens have no say in the vital decisions that affect our day to day […]

Cork North Central – Selection convention

This meeting will be used for two things: 1. To explain further and discuss the outlook of the Peoples Convention and the need for citizens to come forward to lay claim to our own democracy. 2. This is a selection convention – anyone who would like to nominate someone or be nominated should try to […]

Cork South West – Bantry meeting

Come at 7:45 for an 8pm start. This is the second in a series of meetings across the Cork South West constituency. Citizens are invited to attend and discuss the issues leading into this general election. CPPC will outline its approach that the people must have the say in running our country and to achieve […]

Cork East – Youghal meeting

Come at 8:15 for an 8.30pm start. Citizens are invited to attend and discuss the issues leading into this general election. CPPC will outline its approach that the people must have the say in running our country and to achieve this the political parties of vested interests must be removed from the Dáil. Citizens are […]

Cork South West – Kinsale meeting

Come at 7:45 for an 8pm start. This is the first in a series of meetings across the Cork South West constituency.  Citizens are invited to attend and discuss the issues leading into this general election.  CPPC will outline its approach that the people must have the say in running our country and to achieve […]

Wexford launch of CPPC

The meeting is scheduled at 7:30pm for an 8pm start,21/01/2011- there will be time for chat before the formal start and lots of literature to review.  The launch will take place on the 21st January at Whites Hotel in Wexford. Everyone is invited to attend and contribute to the discussion. The meeting will outline the […]

Dublin launch of CPPC

The Dublin launch of CPPC will take place on 18th January next at the Gresham Hotel on O’Connell Street, Dublin. Everyone is invited to attend and contribute to the discussion. The aim of this meeting is to formally launch CPPC in Dublin and this meeting will outline the approach that we must empower ourselves as […]

Information evening & discussion

  There will be a public meeting of CPPC in Cobh on Thursday evening the 13th at 8pm in the Commodore Hotel. The meeting will be an informational one, to discuss the question of democracy in Ireland, or lack of it, and how citizens can be brought to the fore as the decision makers in […]

Create people’s conventions in each constituency

This is a follow-up meeting to the launch of CPPC in Cork on December 14th last, it is open to everyone, please invite your friends, family and neighbours. This meeting will be structured to cover two subjects: 1. An update status on the development of CPPC to date and some discussion around the ideas. We […]

Cork South Central – Selection convention

This meeting will be used for two things: 1. To explain further and discuss the outlook of the Peoples Convention and the need for citizens to come forward to lay claim to our own democracy. 2. This is a selection convention – anyone who would like to nominate someone or be nominated should try to […]

Public meeting: Only the people should decide!

We CAN Make Democracy Work in this General Election! The Metropole Hotel, MacCurtain Street, Cork, the Douglas Vance room has been booked for next Tuesday evening, the 14th December at 7:30pm. Date: 14/12/2010 7.30pm Start time: 7.30 pm End Time: 10.00pm Location: The Metroloe Hotel: http://www.gresham-hotels-cork.com/     View Larger Map

Wexford Launch meeting in Whites Hotel, 21st January 7:30pm

The meeting is scheduled at 7:30pm for an 8pm start – there will be time for chat before the formal start and literature available to review.  The launch will take place on the 21st January at Whites Hotel in Wexford. We hope this will be the first in a series of local meetings and activities […]

Dublin Launch Meeting in the Gresham Hotel, January 18th / 8pm

CPPC’s approach to politics is entirely new, a party with only one policy, Democracy!  However, we feel this approach is exactly what is required today, all questions of policy should be decided by the people, we don’t need to be presented with a ‘shopping list’ of policies and asked to support one particular package or […]

Public Meeting in Cork: Tues 14th

This coming Tuesday, December 14th, CPPC are holding a public meeting at the Metropole Hotel on Mac Curtain Street, Cork – it starts at 7.30pm and will continue up to 10.00pm.  The title for the meeting is: Only The People Should Decide! Everyone concerned with the question of democracy is invited to come to the meeting, as […]