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 ...
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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 ...
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Government must Declare a National Emergency on Housing & Homelessness
The People's Convention supports fully the demands made by the Housing Action Group that a NATIONAL EMERGENCY be declared on the issue of housing and homelessness. The aim of the campaign is: That homelessness be eliminated, families living in B&B ...
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Meeting to form National Campaign on #Irexit – Oct 22nd, Dublin
We need to Leave the EU With BREXIT, we have been handed an historic opportunity to take control of our own economy; we have an opportunity to renew domestic industry and to end restrictions placed on us by the EU ...
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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 ...
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Whose Policy is this? we are Robbed, Lied to and Sold-out!
Article taken from Issue #4 of THE PEOPLE'S PAPER. If you read it in a book twenty years ago you would have laughed. Throughout the world people look at Ireland in disbelief, how can a country with such resources, with ...
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Demand a Referendum on our Membership of the EU
Our future is sold-out, neither our economy, laws nor standard of living are under our own control, our Sovereign Right is denied. A .PDF image of this flyer is available for download here. We invite you to support the demand ...
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Boycott Irish Water
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…  ...
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Boycott IRISH WATER
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 ...
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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 ...
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The solution is in sight… We need no Party or Private Clubs to rule over us!
DEMOCRACY is the entitlement of the people. The People’s Candidates stood in this election with just one aim - that our communities should be represented. Our stand is that the people, our communities, must be represented - not the private ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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An open letter to the Lord Mayor and Cork City Council
The following is the text of the open letter handed into a locked-out City Hall in Cork tonight.  The people were prevented from gaining access even into the hall complex, let alone the public gallerias for the Council meeting.  Shame ...
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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 ...
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We are not represented! – cppc
10th December 2013 PRESS RELEASE: This weekend the people of Cork are invited to take a stand in favour of our own empowerment, to reject the dictate that has become accepted in our democratic process. CPPC is hosting two public ...
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Why is DICTATE part of our Democracy? – cppc
The following is the text from the flyer published today by CPPC, to promote the marches and rallies next weekend, marking our completion of the Troika so-called 'bailout' and also the issue presented by Cork City Council's Budget 2014 meeting ...
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Who let them Steal our Future? – cppc
The Troika have completed their final review and are packing their bags to leave Ireland on December 15th. Have we been saved? They say we passed the reviews and are now on course to economic recovery. They tell us we ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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The Political Parties have NO solution! – cppc
Today the 'for DEMOCRACY!' group published a new flyer, dealing with the question of Political Parties, highlighted this week in the media. A .PDF copy of this A5 Flyer can be downloaded here, other adverts are included with the printed / .PDF copy ...
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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 ...
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YOU have the Right to Decide Policy – cppc
It begins when we assert that Right together! There is a Solution to the Crisis, we must work for our own EMPOWERMENT! A .PDF copy of this A5 Flyer can be downloaded here. We must end the system which allows ...
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THE PEOPLE’S CONTRACT
THE PEOPLE’S CONTRACT will be presented to all candidates in the coming elections, regardless of who selected them. It is to assert the primacy of the people and declare our right to decide all matters of state policy - not ...
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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 ...
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We, the People, must Contest the coming Elections – cppc
The following is the text from a leaflet published in Cork by the 'for DEMOCRACY!' group.  A .PDF copy of the leaflet can be downloaded here. Having City Council Controlled by the People is the First Step towards solving our ...
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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 ...
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We Must Defend Our Democratic Right! – cppc
The following statement was issued to the media in Cork this morning, on behalf of Cork's 'for DEMOCRACY!' group. Statement by Cork's "for DEMOCRACY!" group A serious issue arises from the weekend's events in Cork that should concern everyone.  A ...
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Cork East: What about the Empowerment of Citizens?
NOTE: This meeting was initially advertised for 9th May, our mistake, sorry. This meeting is to launch the new programme of The Peoples Convention in the Cork East Constituency - starting in Youghal. Everyone is invited, regardless of any existing ...
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Why do the People not Decide State Policy?
[box type="info"]Lucan Electoral District DUBLIN MID-WEST CONSTITUENCY MEETING[/box] 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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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We must continue to work for democracy
The deepening crisis makes the task of building our democracy movement all the more essential. This meeting is organised to sum up the work since our first meeting on December 14th last, including the general election campaign. While the meeting ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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…