Cork Anti Austerity Alliance TD comments on 4% rent cap

Cork Anti Austerity Alliance TD comments on 4% rent cap

16 December 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance TD Mick Barry this morning sharply criticised Fianna Fail’s decision to sign up to the Government’s 4 pc rent cap proposal and stated that Anti Austerity Alliance/People Before Profit would force votes in the Dail today on a series of amendments to the rents legislation. […]

Youth Council urges young people in Cork to register before November 25th deadline

Youth Council urges young people in Cork to register before November 25th deadline

21 November 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie 6723 young people in Cork have turned 18 since last year and will have right to vote The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) is encouraging young people in County Cork to make sure they are registered to vote before the deadline for inclusion on the electoral register […]

Cork TD says Water Charges are still unpopular

Cork TD says Water Charges are still unpopular

8 October 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance TD Mick Barry has welcomed the new Irish Times/MRBI poll which shows nearly two thirds of those polled supporting the complete abolition of water charges. The poll shows 62pc supporting the “complete removal” of the charge with just 34pc against. The poll also shows the […]

Anti Austerity Alliance not happy with Cork’s new Fine Gael Lord Mayor

Anti Austerity Alliance not happy with Cork’s new Fine Gael Lord Mayor

9 June 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Anti-Austerity Alliance Cork City Councillor Fiona Ryan condemns up and coming Lord Mayor Des Cahill’s statement in relation to requiring increases in the Local Property Tax to fund Roads repair. Fiona Ryan says; “Des Cahill is proposing to increase the property tax. Its not good that you have […]

UN criticises government over homelessness crisis in Cork yet 9 months later still no response

UN criticises government over homelessness crisis in Cork yet 9 months later still no response

7 June 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Anti-Austerity Alliance TD for Cork-North Central, Mick Barry, has called for immediate rent controls ‘with teeth’ to be introduced as two UN experts raised concerns about the huge increase in homelessness in Cork. The UN experts also criticised the government for their lack of a response to their […]