1 of indy - Fri May 25, 2018 16:58
repeal8thwsmbannerthin.jpgWSM position on May 25th Irish abortion referendum
On May 25th we in Ireland finally get to vote to Repeal the hated 8th amendment. Here we present the 8 reasons WSM members are voting Yes to Repeal along with many of the articles we have published on the issue in recent months.
foie - Tue May 22, 2018 17:43
Press Release - Friends of the Irish Environment - 20th May 2018
EU ?seeks clarification? over toxic waste site

The European Commission has written to Ireland ?seeking clarification? about the remediation work taking place on the hazardous waste site within the defunct steel works Haulbowline Island in Cork Harbour.
Joe Terry - Fri May 18, 2018 13:37
The LÉ Samuel Beckett is one of ten warships taking part in Operation Sophia, or EUNAVFOR Med, nine of which are from navies of NATO-aligned countries.
Lydia Andrews - Fri May 18, 2018 01:38
The Vatican released an official assessment on global economics entitled, "?Oeconomicae et pecuniariae quaestiones" or "Considerations for an ethical discernment regarding some aspects of the present economic-financial system." The document calls for improvements in global finance policies on debt resolution, taxation, financial crisis prevention and transparency. 
séamas carraher - Wed May 16, 2018 18:03
Ongoing abduction and rape of women and young girls by Turkish ?Security? Forces in Afrin, Rojava
ipsc - Tue May 15, 2018 18:06
nakdaypro768x404.jpgTake to the street across Ireland
n response to Israel?s horrific massacre of some 60 unarmed Palestinians, and wounding of thousands, yesterday in Gaza, the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign (IPSC) has organised a series of protests around Ireland to take place today. Protests are expected to continue in Gaza, and casualties are expected to mount.
pbp - Sun May 13, 2018 23:08
Internal memos from the HSE tell a shocking story of cover up and wilful endangering of lives.

A memo from March 2016 shows that audits on cervical screening tests began in 2010 but it was only six years later, that the HSE noted that ?the process is reaching the stage of communicating individual case reports?.

In other words, telling doctors and the women concerned about problems found.

Joe Terry - Fri May 11, 2018 22:13
Flashback to a July 28th, 2012 media report:
Tony O?Brien, who led a special unit charged with reducing hospital trolley numbers and waiting lists over the past year, is the new head of the HSE.
Irish Anti War Movement - Fri May 11, 2018 22:13
he IAWM condemns the withdrawal by US President Trump from the Iran nuclear deal and the imposition of fresh sanctions on the country.

The IAWM also condemns Israel?s overnight attacks on alleged Iranian positions in Syria, a deliberate escalation of aggression which was no doubt inspired if not enabled by Trump?s decision.

The IAWM has long since condemned all foreign and local military action in Syria, including that of Iran, that has killed and maimed so many Syrians. We have called on numerous occasions for a complete and lasting ceasefire and for massive humanitarian aid to help rebuild the country.
foie - Thu May 10, 2018 18:27
Press Release - Friends of the Irish Environment - 9th May 2018
An environmental group has published a commitment from the Irish Government to the European Commission to extend the clean-up of the East Tip at the site of the former ISPAT steelworks on Haulbowline Island in County Cork to an ?all island? clean up.

The State is completing the clean-up of a 9 hectare East Tip contaminated waste dump but the machinery is to be removed at the end of the summer, leaving the 11 hectare site of the original steel mill in a contaminated and unusable state.

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