Cork event centre should not receive public funds – says AAA Cllr

Cork event centre should not receive public funds – says AAA Cllr

8 February 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City Council Anti-Austerity Alliance Councillor Fiona Ryan slammed the latest news regarding the much delayed Event Center after Minister Coveney’s news that a further injection of public funds would be required to move the project forward. “The Anti-Austerity Alliance has absolute opposition to an extra 10 million […]

North Cork TD challenges Transport Minister on Bus Eireann cuts

North Cork TD challenges Transport Minister on Bus Eireann cuts

1 February 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance TD Mick Barry will challenge Transport Minister Shane Ross on his plans for Bus Eireann at today’s meeting of the Oireachtas Committee for Transport, Tourism and Sport. Deputy Barry told TheCork.ie how will put it to Minister Ross that it is the “economics of the […]

Cork TD Mick Barry saying cutting bus routes would be “crazy capitalist economics”

Cork TD Mick Barry saying cutting bus routes would be “crazy capitalist economics”

11 January 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork North Central Anti Austerity Alliance TD Mick Barry this morning described proposals to shut down Bus Eireann’s Expressway operation with the loss of more than 500 jobs and the closure of 10 bus depots as “crazy capitalist economics” and said that the proposal must be resisted. The […]

Cork Anti Austerity Alliance TD seeks support for ‘Anti Evictions Bill’

Cork Anti Austerity Alliance TD seeks support for ‘Anti Evictions Bill’

10 January 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance TD Mick Barry this morning called on people in Cork City and County to contact their TDs this week and insist that they support the Anti Evictions Bill being put forward in the Dail next week by AAA/PBP. His call came in the wake of […]

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 […]

Cork Anti Austerity Alliance TD says higher bin charges are rubbish

Cork Anti Austerity Alliance TD says higher bin charges are rubbish

18 July 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance TD Mick Barry this morning claimed that Country Clean customers in Cork received texts over the weekend notifying them of bin charge increases due to kick in from today. The TD said that the increases appear to fly in face of the announcement by Environment […]

Mick Barry v Dara Murphy on water charges issue

Mick Barry v Dara Murphy on water charges issue

28 June 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Anti Austerity Alliance TD for Cork North Central Mick Barry this morning slammed his constituency colleague EU Affairs Minister Dara Murphy (another TD in Cork North Central) for his comments that he accepts the EU Commission’s view expressed yesterday that it would be illegal for the Dail to […]

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