Mick Barry

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Bin Service: Privatisation has been a disaster – take it back into public control!

The voluntary agreement to suspend increases in bin charges for one year which was discussed by Minister Simon Coveney and bin companies does not deal with issue. The AAA has called for the Minister to change the legislation upon which the massive price hikes by the companies was based by Ministerial Order and to introduce [...]

AAA to oppose proposal to merge Cork City & County Councils

Anti Austerity Alliance Cork city councillor Mick Barry this morning warned that proposals to merge Cork City Council with Cork County Council could, if adopted, result in increased privatisation, outsourcing and cuts in Council services. His warning came as the Cork Local Government Review Group prepared to release a majority report in favour of merging the councils.

Young, old and low income drivers being hit by massive insurance hikes on cars 15 years old & older

Anti Austerity Alliance Cork city councillor Mick Barry this morning said that he is receiving reports of huge hikes in motor insurance premium quotes for people driving cars that are 15 years old or older.