New Campaign to Fight for Access to Education for ASD Students

  Report by Mala O’Donoghue A new campaign to fight for autism-friendly schools was launched in a packed meeting in the Metropole Hotel in Cork on Monday December 12th . Among the attendees were members of the Cork branch of People before Profit. HOMEROOM which is campaigning for improvements in mainstream secondary school provision for…


People Before Profit’s Cork South Central general election candidate, Jim O’Connell, has expressed outrage and concern at the new application to Bord Pleanála lodged by Indaver this week. Speaking in support of CHASE, the Cork action group who have spent years fighting to stop the building of a hazardous waste incinerator on their doorstep, Jim…

Pub Quiz Fundraiser

PBP Cork General Election Campaign Fundraiser Jim O’Connell for Cork South Central Thurs. Jan 14th 8pm Clancy’s Bar Prince’s St      

Jim O’Connell for Cork South Central

Why we need a new political movement. We need a new political movement that will clean up the corruption of Irish Politics and offer a real alternative to the existing political establishment. The People Before Profit Alliance is the start of such a movement. Instead of saying “Elect us and we will bring you change” …

People Before Profit Alliance Call for a Social Revolution

Jim O’Connell, PBPA spokesperson in Cork South Central, is  calling on the people of Ireland to take part in a social revolution that he says has been sparked by the YES Equality campaign and the anti-water charges movement. Commenting on the overwhelming victory for equality in the marriage equality referendum, Jim pointed also to the surge in…

A Step Backwards for Social Housing Tenants?

Donal Guerin is a housing officer in Cork City Council. He is the chair of the Cork City section of the Cork Branch of IMPACT. In this blog post Donal outlines his concerns in relation to the Government’s Social Housing strategy, which was launched in November 2014

Equality Referendum: Public Meeting in Cork

The Cork Branch of the People Before Profit Alliance will host a public meeting on the upcoming Equality Referendum. The meeting will take place on Wednesday April 29th at 8pm. The venue is the Shandon Court Maldron Hotel on John Redmond Street.

This meeting is in support of the Yes Equality Campaign and all are welcome to come listen to the featured speakers and to take part in the discussion