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John Cunningham - Mon Jan 26, 2015 10:38
Labour & Class in 20th century Ireland
Tuesday afternoon, 27 January, 4 pm to 6 pm, Hardiman Library Building, Room 1001
Three short presentations, followed by discussion. Adm. free; all welcome.
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Gerard Madden, 'The NUJ & Catholic anti-communism in mid-20th century Ireland'
Luke Dineen, 'The Labour movement in Cork & Derry, 1917-23'
Ruairí Gallagher, 'Labour militancy in Belfast & Glasgow, 1915-22'
Sharon. - Sun Jan 25, 2015 15:20
'Bloody Sunday' picket to be held at the GPO, Dublin, on Saturday 31st January 2015, at 12 Noon.Derry massacre to be remembered at the GPO in Dublin.
43rd anniversary of 'Bloody Sunday' to be marked at the GPO in Dublin on Saturday 31st January 2015 at 12 Noon.
IndyElf - Sat Jan 24, 2015 21:38
galway_ttip_1.jpgTTIP is an undermining of hard won labour rights, citizen consumer and environmental protections and an erosion of the notion of democracy. We need to resist this blatant corporate power and resource grab Now. Meeting in Galway this week discussed and highlighted the insidious and secretive corporate and government collusion against EU citizenry that is TTIP. A report of the meeting follows..
AnotherSadFather - Fri Jan 23, 2015 23:16
Community Groups will protest across Ireland
Community Groups around Ireland will protest in towns, cities and villages across Ireland about the water charges on 31 January. Seek them out and join them!
Bernard Moffatt - Thu Jan 22, 2015 16:43
Comparative review of the role of the Irish Army in peace-keeping overthe past 50 years and the British Army's counter-insurgency role in the same period often waged ruthlessly and with brutal consequences.
Mick MacOmbe - Wed Jan 21, 2015 23:20
The recent drama series Charlie has recenty screened on our televisions paints a very diplomatic picture of Irish politics in the late half of the twentieth century . Yet not many know the connection
The Taoiseach ,The arms dealers ,his money and the Gulf war.The arrival of an obscure millionaire to Massbrook Pontoon Co Mayo in the later part of the last century was cloaked in secrecy. Across the lake of Lough Conn the home town of Charles Haughey and Enda Kenny ,Castlebar was to be the recruiting ground for one of the largest arms controversies in modern times and the key issue that led to the Gulf War.

Here is that story.
Comhlámh - Wed Jan 21, 2015 13:56
 Photograph by William Hederman.After 14 years of challenging the oil and gas industry in north Mayo, what knowledge does the community there have to share? What questions might other communities have and how might they benefit from the experiences of those standing up to Shell and the State?

A four-year research project (2010-2014) in the parish of Kilcommon, northwest Mayo, sought to identify and share useful knowledge from the experiences of challenging the Corrib Gas project. This has been used to create an exhibition in which people respond to the question: If you could say one thing to other communities facing an unsafe development planned for their area, what would it be?
Liberty - Wed Jan 21, 2015 12:34
Murder yes. Suicide? Newsvid at link.

The project leader of the controversial film, ?Gray State,? along with his wife and daughter, were found dead in their home in what authorities have labeled an ?apparent murder-suicide.?

The bodies of David Crowley, 29, his wife Komel, 28, and their 5-year-old daughter were discovered lying in their home by a neighbor.

David and Komel Crowley David and Komel Crowley
The Crowley family had not been seen since before Christmas, and neighbors assumed that they were on an extended vacation. Neighbor Collin Prochnow said he grew concerned when packages piled up on the couple?s doorstep and he heard a dog barking inside

Nuala - Tue Jan 20, 2015 12:45
Conservative party clutching at straws in their desperation to avoid a hung parliament in May
Laurence Cox - Tue Jan 20, 2015 10:13
Public seminar on the possibility of social transformation
The MA in Community Education, Equality and Social Activism is delighted to announce
the details of John Holloway's public seminar, rescheduled from October. We think this
will be of interest to many community activists and social movement organisers in these
times of crisis and hope.

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