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Dublin - Event Notice
Thursday January 01 1970

Peace Vigil *4pm-6pm *Irish Aviation Authority-Demilitarise Shannon Airport

category dublin | anti-war / imperialism | event notice author Monday November 29, 2004 12:55author by Dublin Catholic Worker/Pit Stop Ploughsharesauthor address Irish Aviation Authority, Burgh Quay, Dublin City Centreauthor phone 087 918 4552

Irish Aviation Authority, Burgh Quay, Dublin City Centre

The peace vigil will continues on a weekly basis (Monday 4pm-6pm)!

All welcome.

Vigils include

-reading the names of U.S.soldiers killed in Iraq.
-reading the names of Iraqis killed by the U.S.military.
10,000 U.S. troops pass through Shannon Airport a month. They commute to the invasion, occupation and plunder of Iraq. Many have returned in body bags, with amputations and mental health issues.

Many U.S. troops who have passed through Shannon Airport have been invlolved in killing & torture of Iraq civilians.

The Irish Aviation Authority ( to profit from providing a pit stop for the U.S. war machine at Shanon Airport.

*Guantanámo Bay Express uses Shannon Airport
by Tim Hourigan - M.A.M.A.

*Guantanámo/Shannon Protest @ Dáil Éireann, Sept. 29th '04

Christmas Nonviolent Action at Irish Aviation Authority-Report and Photos

Ramadam Nonviolent Action at the Irish Aviation Authority-Report & Photos

Check out more information on the Dublin Catholic Worker at

and background on Feb. '03 ploughshares action at Shannon Airport at

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