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Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:44:25 +0100(image) GARDA CHIEFS and Scotland Yard commanders allowed British undercover policeman Mark Kennedy to spy on environmental groups in Ireland, including the Shell to Sea campaign in Mayo. Dublin Sinn Féin MEP Lynn Boylan wants Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald to get some long-overdue and straight answers from her British counterpart when she meets Home Secretary Amber Rudd this month.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:29:39 +0100The confirmation by the courts that the Edenderry Power plant permission should have considered the indirect impacts of the extraction of 1.2 million tons of peat a year vindicated environmentalists’ legal challenges to the continued operation of the plant.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:23:52 +0100(image) Annual CABHAIR Christmas Swim : 40th anniversary, 25th December 2016.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 00:08:23 +0100(image) Please help at our clean up of Booterstown Nature Reserve and beach on Sunday, October 25th at 2pm. Meet at Booterstown DART carpark. All bags, litter pickers and gloves will be provided. Tea, cake and chat will be enjoyed afterwards. All welcome.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 10:49:22 +0100On Thursday, 27th October the Dáil will discuss the Prohibition of the Exploration and Extraction of Onshore Petroleum Bill 2016. This article highlights the issues surrounding the bill and traces the history of community action against fracking in Ireland.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 21:53:02 +0100This press release was reported on the 3rd but it has only come to our attention recently and it is likely did not receive much coverage. Therefore we are posting it here.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 19:15:42 +0100US political monopoly of mass capitalist parties explodes towards an end.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 09:09:41 +0100(image) This article has been presented and discussed by the leadership and organizers of the Partido Lakas ng Masa (Party of the Laboring Masses - PLM) to mark the coming 100-day anniversary of the Duterte administration. It is a contribution to the discussion among the Left and progressive forces on how to view this administration and the tasks ahead.
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 23:23:58 +0100Fifteen years after Shannon Airport was made available to the US military for their illegal invasions of Afghanistan and then Iraq, both countries are in violent turmoil. Here's a small snapshot of what happened in the last couple of days alone:
Mon, 03 Oct 2016 20:17:01 +0100PRESS RELEASE
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 12:11:39 +0100(image) World Culture Market
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 09:48:52 +0100ESB power outages cruel to consumers
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 23:52:51 +0100LASC have written an good article by Liam Bradshaw covering the massacre of teachers and students by the police in Mexico back in 2014 and the join up the dots on this terrible event. It is republished here because to bring some attention to it.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:31:28 +0100(image) On Saturday, 24 September, LASC and the Mexico-Ireland Solidarity Collective organised a vigil at the Mexican embassy to remember and to call for justice for the 43 missing students of Ayotzinapa and the thousands more like them who have been disappeared in Mexico.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 18:44:29 +0100Some observations on infrastructure in Ireland in relation to western European standards. Also, a case for a national path system.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 00:23:52 +0100Shannonwatch is hosting a series of events at Shannon Airport on October 8th and 9th to mark the 15th anniversary of the illegal US-led invasion of Afghanistan. Please email us on email@example.com if you are interested in attending some or all of what is planned.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 23:54:35 +0100(image) People Before Profit Press Release -20th Sept 2016
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 23:45:22 +0100(image) The Irish government's attempt to introduce domestic water charges in Ireland is not going well. In fact, for them it's been a disaster because it's sparked off a huge upsurge in working class self organisation and direct action. Last Saturday 17th Sept, saw thousands of anti-water charges campaigners flooding the streets of Dublin o to again voice their opposition to Irish Water & water charges and as a show of strength for the movement.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 23:10:23 +0100Different rules for different countries ?
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 22:18:50 +0100(image) Shell fined EUR1,000 while making an estimated EUR240 million in Corrib sales so far this year