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22 November 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Cork North Central Solidarity TD Mick Barry this morning slammed the Government for delays in the announcement of Cork’s new elective hospital and said that the urgency of the situation is shown by fresh statistics about hospital waiting lists. According to the National Treatment Purchase Fund (NTPF)... Read More
8 September 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork Harbour is the 2nd largest natural harbour in the world (after Sydney) – Cork is hotly tipped to be announced as the host of the 2024 America’s Cup – excitement is building in the maritime and tourism communities – but a Socialist TD is asking for Cost... Read More
27 August 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork North Central TD Mick Barry said this morning that the back to school costs issue is a crisis the Government can no longer ignore and needs to be immediately addressed. Deputy Barry is a member of Solidarity (formerly known a the Anti Austrity Alliance, which is a... Read More
9 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork North Central Solidarity TD Mick Barry was yesterday given the green light by the Oireachtas to move a bill which aims to improve the position of workers in liquidation situations. The news comes as ex Debenhams workers mark the 1-year anniversary of their struggle today with a... Read More
27 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Yesterday (Tuesday 26th May 2020) Mandate Trade Union formally launched a Debenhams national official strike campaign. Mandate Trade Union members in Cork held pickets at both the Debenhams Patrick Street and Mahon Point locations. Debenhams workers recently voted to engage in industrial action across all eleven Debenhams locations... Read More
26 May 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Protests will take place outside Bank of Ireland branches at 12 noon today at Dame Street, Dublin city centre and Blanchardstown; South Mall, Cork City; and in Galway, Waterford and Newbridge. Solidarity and Socialist Party Rep Mick Barry TD will participate in protest actions organised by Debenhams Workers... Read More