Focus on the Housing Crisis!

The People’s Convention is not running candidates in this Local Election, instead we are supporting the efforts of the newly formed Housing Rights & Reform Alliance. The Alliance has six candidates in Cork city, each of whom has been active in their community and is dedicated to the people.  The Alliance is fully registered and […]

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 or hostel accommodation or in cars or on the streets must become a thing of […]

There is an Underlying Problem…

Boycott Irish Water

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 […]

Local Elections – CONDEMN THE PARTY ‘WHIP’!

STATEMENT from the LARGEST single grouping of non-Party Candidates in the coming local elections. 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 […]

Decision on Controversial Third Attempt at Incinerator Due at End of October

Article taken from Issue #4 of THE PEOPLE’S PAPER A decision is due on 26 October from An Bord Pleanála on Indaver Ireland’s third effort to get planning to build a 240,000 tonne hazardous and non hazardous waste incinerator at Ringaskiddy, Co Cork . The application was lodged in January 2016 and a 17 day […]