[Audio] Lord Mayors Chambers Occupied

22nd September 2014
By Elaine Murphy
elaine@TheCork.ie

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
Hotel.

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
gallery.

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”

0922-CPPC-02-diarmuid-clip-from-davidosullivan-reporter.mp3

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