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A candidate for People Before Profit-Solidarity. View party
Cian Prendiville
People Before Profit-Solidarity
Chief Editor at Rupture Magazine and Producer at Rupture Radio

Cian Prendiville is a former member of Limerick City Council and an inactive politician for the last five years. He is known for his involvement in the anti-water charges movement. He currently works as chief editor at Rupture Magazine and is a producer at Rupture Radio, an eco-socialist network in the People Before Profit movement.

Question time
What do you deem the most important issue for the European Union now and what would you like to see happen in that area?

We need to stop EU taxpayers money going to funding Israel's genocidal war crimes against the people of Gaza. Instead that money should be spent on housing and healthcare. One third of the weapons going to Israel come from the EU, and we are their biggest trading partner. That means an embargo on arms sales, and economic sanctions could have a major impact in forcing Israel to stop the war.

What group will you be aligned with in the European Parliament, should you win a seat? What do you see as their priorities?

The Left

Why should someone vote for you?

If you are happy with how things are going, then I am not the candidate for you. However, if you are fed-up of the rigged economy, where a tiny corporate elite are getting all the wealth, while our health and housing systems are in ruins - then a first-preference vote for me sends the strongest message.

As a MEP, I will be a voice for workers, a whistleblower and an organiser. As a councillor, I help build the water charges revolt - as a MEP, I want to help build a revolt on housing, healthcare and for Ireland's first ever left government, to really implement ecosocialist change.

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