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category galway | anti-war / imperialism | news report author Thursday August 26, 2010 19:35author by GAAW PRO Report this post to the editors

Make your objections known to Easons & RTE

Today, members of the Galway Alliance Against War held the first of a week-long series of lunchtime “Stop Blair” protests outside Eason’s store on Shop St Galway. There was a positive response from locals and tourists alike to the posters and leaflets labelling Blair a war criminal. The aim of the protest is to force Eason’s to rescind its invite to host a book-signing event for Blair in its main store in Dublin’s O’Connell St on Saturday 4th September
GAAW Protestors in Galway's Shop St
GAAW Protestors in Galway's Shop St

Speaking to the local media during the protest, GAAW’s spokesperson, Muirlinn Conway stressed the need for a national response to the proposed book-signing: “There simply needs to be protests outside Eason’s stores from Dingle to Derry. People also need to write to both RTE, which has invited the butcher Blair on to the Late Late Show on Friday week, and to Eason’s to express their revulsion. Otherwise this promotion of a war criminal will go ahead. Blair should not be doing book-signings; he should be doing time for the crimes he has committed.”

Email addresses for Eason’s are: internet@easons.com ; sales@easons.com ; info@eason.ie and for RTE: complaints@rte.ie

The anti-war movements in Dublin and Cork have also taken to the streets and Shannon Watch is also expected to picket Eason’s Limerick store next week.

GAAW is calling for a protest to be organised outside RTE’s Dublin HQ Friday week from 7pm if Blair’s Late Late invitation has not been rescinded. The Galway-based peace group also says that on Saturday 4th September people should assemble from 9.30am outside both the Abbey St and O’Connell St entrances into Eason’s. The aim being to have a significant presence when Blair arrives, which is expected to be between 9.30 and 10.30am. The book signing event is due to run from 11am-1pm. GAAW is also advising supporters to have an old shoe handy, it might just come in useful.

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author by Galwegianpublication date Fri Aug 27, 2010 12:04author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Would you guys ever cop on, I am sick and tired looking at various protests when I walk in Galway its a pain, was it not Tony Blair that brought peace to this land of ours. He is very welcome to come here.

Get A Life

author by opus diablos - the regressive hypocrite partypublication date Fri Aug 27, 2010 12:54author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Blair did play a walk on part, as did Bertie. That does not mean we kiss his arse for ever after and ignore the lives lost through their complicity in the cynical and self-serving (and ongoing daily) slaughter in Iraq due to their gutless roll-over for Bush/Cheyney and the neo-con mobsters winding away in the background and ratcheting up the re-run of their WMD scare-mongering to the tune of Zion uber alles.
Just be glad there is no oil in Claddagh, or your own life might be more precarious.

author by BlairSupporterpublication date Sat Aug 28, 2010 10:13author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Tony Blair had a "walk-on" part in the Iraq war, someone says. As he had a "walk-on" part in settling the island of Ireland's decades of conflict. FGS, give this Blair bashing a rest. He is a good man, not a Saddam Hussein type murderer. War is war and has unforeseen and unplanned for consequences. Democratic decisions are democratic decisions, whether you and I agree with them or not.

Ban Blair-Baiting (Google for petition)
Ban Blair-Baiting (Google for petition)

Who could forget this, 8th May, 2007, and fail to smile?
Who could forget this, 8th May, 2007, and fail to smile?

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author by opus diablos - the regressive hypocrite partypublication date Sat Aug 28, 2010 10:37author address author phone Report this post to the editors

I missed that Bit. Tell me again, just at what stage of the fabrication of the evidence and the over-ruling of Hans Blix were the Iraqi people consulted as to their enthusiasm for having the bejaysus bombed out of them, their country coated in depletetd Uranium, their water polluted, infrastructure destroyed, museums looted, resources pillaged, and civil war inflicted as the aggressors retreat in confusion?
Like our own quislings, he bowed to the empire of the dollar. As well say Goebbles had a walk on part in the ascent of Adolf.
Blair was the one individual that might have swayed the argument and stayed the rush to invade of the neo-con oil boys and the Cheyney junta.

author by Sceptic . - None whatsoever .publication date Sat Aug 28, 2010 10:53author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Interesting piece in todays Daily Mail (english version ) , if you are short of questions
to ask Mr Bloody Bliar , he has just purchaced his 8th HOUSE in his quest to swell his
portfolio re 'The property Ladder'...... go online to view this article which is a testomonial
to a traitor .

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