New Cork TD vows to use his City Council exit gratuity to establish a “solidarity fund” for Community

New Cork TD vows to use his City Council exit gratuity to establish a “solidarity fund” for Community

26 April 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance TD for Cork North Central Mick Barry announced this morning that he will not take one penny from the 29,000 euro gratuity he is set to receive from Cork City Council and that he will instead use the money to establish a “solidarity fund” for […]

Cork TD accuses Fine Gael of being “desperate” in relation to Irish Water

Cork TD accuses Fine Gael of being “desperate” in relation to Irish Water

25 April 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance TD Mick Barry today said that Fine Gael’s new proposal for a 2 year suspension of water charges represents a desperate attempt to cling to a water charges regime and is not sufficient to satisfy mass popular opinion which is for a complete abolition of […]

Cork TD wants end to what he calls “Mass Evictions at Eden, Blackrock”

Cork TD wants end to what he calls “Mass Evictions at Eden, Blackrock”

16 March 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance TD Mick Barry this morning slammed mass evictions being carried out by receiver Grant Thornton at the Eden estate in Blackrock, Cork. The newly-elected TD for Cork North Central said that greed and profiteering was driving people out of their homes and urged that people […]

There are too many home repossessions in Cork – says new Anti Austerity Alliance TD

There are too many home repossessions in Cork – says new Anti Austerity Alliance TD

7 March 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Newly-elected Anti Austerity Alliance TD Mick Barry this morning slammed the increase in home repossessions granted by the State’s Circuit Courts in 2015. Statistics from the Courts Service released this morning show home repossessions to have increased 20% nationwide in 2015 and to have more than doubled in […]

Cork’s first ever Anti Austerity Alliance TD, Mick Barry, holds victory rally

Cork’s first ever Anti Austerity Alliance TD, Mick Barry, holds victory rally

2 March 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Mick Barry TD (recently elected to the Dail, a thus no longer a City Cllr) will address an Anti Austerity Alliance rally in the Metropole Hotel this Friday night at 7.30pm. All members of the public are welcome. Titled “Political Revolution Has Begun… Replace Labour – Build a […]

Paul Murphy TD visits Cork as Anti Austerity Alliance drive for seat in ‘Cork North Central’

Paul Murphy TD visits Cork as Anti Austerity Alliance drive for seat in ‘Cork North Central’

23 February 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance/People Before Profit TD Paul Murphy visits Cork this afternoon for a press conference designed to boost the chances of Cllr Mick Barry in Cork North Central. The press conference is being called amid increasing speculation that Cllr Barry could take a Dail seat in Cork […]

Cork City Councillor wants Cork people to travel to anti water charges protest in Dublin this weekend

Cork City Councillor wants Cork people to travel to anti water charges protest in Dublin this weekend

16 February 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance/People Before Profit candidate for Cork North Central Mick Barry this morning called for a massive turnout at next Saturday’s Right2Water national demonstration in Dublin (assemble Parnell Square 2pm) which will demand the abolition of Irish Water and the water charge itself. His comments came as […]

999 strike will affect Cork

999 strike will affect Cork

15 February 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance candidate for Cork North Central Mick Barry this morning criticised the company which has refused to recognise the union chosen by the country’s 999 emergency service call centre workers to represent them. According to Cllr Mick Barry Conduit Global (the company to which BT Ireland […]

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