Update on Calais Camp

Report by Bairbre Flood Over 7,000 people are living in the unofficial refugee camp at Calais with over 50 new arrivals every day. Added to the already immense hardship of surviving in makeshift shelters or tents with no government support, an announcement was made by the Mayor of Calais in July that they are preparing…


One hundred and twenty nine lives were brutally ended in the Paris attacks. One hundred and twenty nine people whose potential to enjoy, influence and enrich the human experience was suddenly taken away in a deliberate and shockingly violent manner. The solidarity being shown with the victims of these attacks is important and necessary. Solidarity…

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