Cork Cllr wants to ban home repossessions

Cork Cllr wants to ban home repossessions

9 March 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance councillor Mick Barry this morning called for legislation to ban home repossessions as news emerged that only Dublin and Meath Circuit Courts have had more civil bills for repossession submitted to them this year than Cork Circuit Court. Seven thousand one hundred and one (7101) […]

Anti water charges meeting

5 March 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance (AAA) TDs Paul Murphy and Joe Higgins will speak at a public meeting titled “Water, Protest and the Elections:  Building a New Movement for Working Class People” in the Metropole Hotel on tonight at 8pm organised by the AAA. Paul Murphy was recently arrested for […]

VIDEO: Another protest at Cork City Council meeting over water charges

24 February 2015 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan (video from YouTube/Eoin English) Anti Austerity Alliance councillor Mick Barry this morning said that no Council in the country should be off limits for protests such as that seen at Cork’s City Hall last night as long as anti water charges campaigners are in prison and being treated […]

[Audio] Anti Water charges opposition continues in Cork

[Audio] Anti Water charges opposition continues in Cork

1st December 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan Organisers of an anti-water charges protest which took place on Saturday are saying this morning that the majority of tax payers are still against water charges even after the Government revised the water charges package. More than 2-thousand people marched through the streets of Cork on Saturday in […]

[Video] Taoiseach attracts water protestors in Cork

21st November, Friday 3pm By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The Taoiseach was in Cork today for a number of official engagements for positive announcements In the morning our reporter David O’Sullivan had the details of the Taoiseachs busy schedule… The Taoiseach started off in the Clarion Hotel where he turned the sod (across the river) on […]

[Video] Cork should “Boycott water charges” says Joe Higgins TD

7th October 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan It was only around 9 months ago that I met Joe Higgins last in Cork. That was for the launch of the Anti Austerity Alliance, which has since become the de facto new name of the Socialist Party. [click here to hear that interview] Well the Anti Austerity […]

[Audio] Anti Austerity Alliance accuse Irish Water of “sugar coating” usage estimates

[Audio] Anti Austerity Alliance accuse Irish Water of “sugar coating” usage estimates

16th September 2014 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Bills for household water will start arriving in the first quarter of next year, and a Cork City Councillor is warning they will be “far higher” than Irish Water estimates indicate. Cllr Mick Barry from the Anti Austerity Alliance is accusing Irish Water of deliberately UNDERestimating the number […]

[Video] Opposition to water metres spreads to Passage West, County Cork

[Video] Opposition to water metres spreads to Passage West, County Cork

8th July 2014, 8am By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan david@TheCork.ie Back in April TheCork.ie reported on protests against the installation of Water Metres near to Cork City well now opposition has spread into County Cork. The first large scale protest against the installation of water metres in the County started yesterday (Monday) in Passage West at […]