[Audio] Lord Mayors Chambers Occupied

22nd September 2014
By Elaine Murphy

Four people have occupied the Chambers of the Lord Mayor in Cork City.

Supporters of The Peoples Convention arrived before 11am accusing the City
Council of taking down posters advertising a public meeting.

The Peoples Convention” say that 550 posters advertising a legitimate
public meeting opposing water metering have been “stolen” by Council staff.

The groups meeting will take place this Thursday at 7.30 in the Metropole

Protestor Diarmaid Ó Cadhlafrom the The Peoples Convention spoke with
TheCork.ie News from his position in the Lord Mayors Chambers
this morning

Separately: later this evening the normal bi-weekly meeting of Cork City
Council will take place at 5.30pm,
and security is expected to be high as other protesters are expected in the

Diarmaid Ó Cadhla from the The Peoples Convention says he will be in the
gallery for tonights meeting if he doesn’t get an apology for his posters
being “stolen”


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