People Before Profit Cork Calls for Support for Anti-Racism Day of Action

      PEOPLE BEFORE PROFIT ALLIANCE CORK Press Release 04/02/2016 The People Before Profit Alliance i Cork Calls for Support for Anti Racism Day of Action The party known as Identity Ireland recently held a “press” conference in Blarney where they hosted Tommy Robinson, founder of the English Defence League, a far-right Islamaphobic group….

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” …

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

Richard Boyd Barrett: Spring Economic Statement

Spring Economic Statement 5:15pm Richard Boyd Barrett (Dún Laoghaire, People Before Profit Alliance) I thank Deputy Mac Lochlainn for pointing out the Government’s quite deliberate and studied contempt for the Technical Group but I take heart from the fact that the senior Ministers felt the need to walk out of the Chamber. It brought to mind…

Why Did the Irish State Appoint HSBC Executives to Key Positions?

People Before Profit has condemned the decision of Finance Minister Michael Noonan not to sack Michael Geoghegan from the advisory board of NAMA. In a statement, Brid Smith for People Before Profit said, ‘It is incredible that the world’s top organiser of tax dodging schemes should be acting as an advisor to NAMA. ‘Michael Geoghegan…