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Cork Rebels for Peace Rally outside Cork City Hall.  Photograph: Barry Roche

Cork is an open, welcoming city that rejects the politics of hate fomented by far right groups under the guise of seeking to protect freedom of speech(...)

File photograph of anti water-charges protest. The  People’s Convention  has claimed Cork City Council insulted the people of Cork by refusing to accept a petition opposing water charges signed by some 15,000 people. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Anti-water charge campaigners on Monday night claimed Cork City Council had insulted the people of Cork by refusing to accept a petition opposing wate(...)

Thousands take part in the Anti-Water charges protest from Parnell Sq to Leinster House, Dublin at the weekend. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

A group campaigning for the abolition of water charges will on Wednesday unveil a petition signed by over 13,000 people in Cork opposed to the payment(...)

Cork City Council had to abandon its meeting on Monday night after  anti-water charge protester Diarmaid Ó Cadhla of the People’s Convention refused to leave the council chamber.

Cork City Council had to abandon its meeting on Monday night for the second time in a fortnight after an anti-water charge protester refused to leave (...)

Some ten members of the People’s Convention began the protest on Monday morning to highlight what they claim is the illegal removal of posters advertising an anti-water charge march later this month. Photograph: Barry Roche

Campaigners against water charges have begun a sit-in at Cork City Hall in protest over the council’s decision to remove posters advertising a march a(...)

Gary Coleman attracted much media attention with his hunger strike and a Facebook page set up to inform people about the protest attracted huge traffic including over 10,000 likes.

A 28-year-old man has ended his hunger strike protest over water charges after gettting huge support over the past few days from the people of Cork. G(...)