Statement of the People’s Candidates

Our entitlement is stated in Bunreacht na hÉireann, local Government is to “provide a forum for the democratic representation of local communities” (article 28A). A .PDF copy of the A3 tri-fold flyer is available for download here. THE PEOPLE’S CONTRACT arises from the duty to “represent constituencies” as described in our Constitution, it makes no […]

Who are the People’s Candidates?

The People’s Candidates are all those individuals who have committed to THE PEOPLE’S CONTRACT and allowed their names to go before the people for election. THE PEOPLE’S CONTRACT provides the basis for the empowerment of the people, seperate from any particular organisation that individual candidates may be associated with, if any. The idea of there […]

Cathal McCarthy Limerick City West

People’s Candidate in Limerick City West Cathal is an unemployed father of 3 living in the designated regeneration area of Ballinacurra Weston, Limerick. In a letter of appeal to the voter he explains that “The crumbling economy forced me to close my business as a self-employed contractor in 2010. As a homeowner struggling to pay […]

John Murphy Cork City North West Ward

John Murphy, People’s Candidate in Cork City North West Ward John can be contacted on mobile phone: 083 4416825. John is a believer in face-to-face, he is calling to visit all the homes in the North West Ward, he is already a familiar character in the area, visiting home in the course of his business with […]

Terry Hume Ballincollig-Carrigaline

People’s Candidate in County Cork Ballincollig-Carrigaline Local Electoral Area Terry lives in Carrigaline, he contributes to our community, he remains determined and positive, despite the many problems of recent years.  Terry has held a variety of jobs and for the past few years has been self-employed – fitting carpets, flooring and other trades, with his […]

Claire Cullinane County Cork Cobh LEA

People’s Candidate in County Cork, Cobh Local Electoral Area Claire is well known for her stance on the side of the people, be it in developing the movement for democracy in Ireland, or in assisting people in need who are under pressure from banks and other financial institutions. Claire is on Facebook as “Claire Cullinane […]

Jason Griffin Limerick City West

Peoples Candidate in Limerick City West Statement: I, Jason Griffin (25), have lived in Patrickswell, Co Limerick all my life. Throughout my secondary and third level education, the destructive nature of our political landscape was always apparent. Personally: being short of money for basic necessities, accessing sub standard, dysfunctional services, seeing friends and family made redundant […]

Laurence Vize Dublin City Ballyfermot-Drimnagh

People’s Candidate in Dublin City Ballyfermot-Drimnagh Statement:  We’ve seen it all before. Politicians knock on our doors and promise the Sun, Moon and stars – but once elected, they just obey their Party line and proceed to ‘railroad’ through whatever policies they like for the next five years, regardless of how it affects us or […]

Paul Clarke Dublin City Beaumont-Donaghmede

People’s Candidate in Dublin City Beaumont-Donaghmede Party politics having failed, we the people need to share our own views, discuss ideas and prioritise issues. Let the people vote on every issue, the time has come for us to participate in the political decision making process together instead of representatives voting on our behalf. I am […]