Cork rally for housing and against Garda brutality

With just three days notice, over 200 people turned up to a rally and protest march organised by People Before Profit in Cork City, on 15 September 2018, to stand in solidarity with #TakeBackTheCity in Dublin after activists there were subject to Garda brutality on North Frederick Street, Dublin. Our rally condemned the violent behaviour…

Cork November 2018 Protest against Trump

In response to the announcement that Donald Trump will visit Ireland in November, People Before Profit in Cork have called a demonstration in Cork City to coincide with the Presidential visit. The exact time of the protest will be updated to coincide with the visit. For updates please RSVP to the Facebook event page for…

PBP Cork response to smears from “save the 8th”

The national “Save the 8th” campaign, on 6 May 2018, published a post on Facebook and Twitter stating that our activists in Cork attempted to block their stall from setting up on Saturday 5 May, claiming that we sat on a loading bay to prevent them from unloading their stall setup and “silence other voices”….

Cork People Before Profit call for Light Rail System

PRESS RELEASE People Before Profit are a green socialist party. The Cork branch are calling for Light Rail systems to be publicly developed in Cork and other regional cities. We are calling on Cork City and County Council to start looking into such proposals as a matter of urgency in order to help the fight…

Sustainable Development: PBP call for public housing at Cork Docklands

People Before Profit have called on Cork City Council to utilise the Cork Docklands as a means to address the housing crisis, with investment in a large-scale public-housing programme. In a submission to the council as part of the Docklands Local Area Plan consultation, the party suggested that the Docklands development should be publicly-led and…

PBP Cork Statement on the USS Donald Cook in Cobh Harbour

The missile destroyer USS Donald Cook has berthed in Cobh Harbour, County Cork. Given the history and purpose of the US military, such visits must be opposed. If Ireland’s neutrality were genuine, the government would not legitimise or celebrate US militarism by allowing warships to dock in Irish ports. Militarisation of societies, with different levels…

Why we should support the Bus Éireann drivers

Originally published by the Evening Echo, 6 March 2017. With any industrial dispute and the threat of a strike, the general public will be polarised about which side they are on. We are presented with a simple choice: either we side with the management who are trying to impose pay cuts and harsher working conditions,…