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Irish Left Review
Joined up thinking for the Irish Left

offsite link We Make Our Own History: Discussion and Book Launch Mon Nov 16, 2015 13:59 | Laurence Cox

offsite link Reflections on Water Movement and Right2Change Development Tue Nov 10, 2015 14:31 | Jimmy Dignam

offsite link November Socialist Voice is Now Available Online Mon Nov 09, 2015 21:49 | Communist Party of Ireland

offsite link Championing the Self-Employed Thu Nov 05, 2015 22:51 | Michael Taft

offsite link Begruding the Recovery Tue Nov 03, 2015 15:36 | Michael Taft

Irish Left Review >>

Spirit of Contradiction

offsite link Kautsky – The crisis of capitalism and the shortening of working time Mon Nov 09, 2015 22:34 | James O'Brien

offsite link How to do better things with words Fri Oct 23, 2015 07:38 | modulus

offsite link Syriza and Israel: Syriza’s response Thu Aug 20, 2015 18:10 | yeksmesh

offsite link What does a Corbyn victory mean? Tue Aug 18, 2015 00:32 | Sami El-Sayed

offsite link SYRIZA: Was capitulation inevitable? Fri Jul 17, 2015 14:14 | Sami El-Sayed

Spirit of Contradiction >>

Public Inquiry
Interested in maladministration. Estd. 2005

offsite link Tom Lyons: A journalist unlikely to ask the tough questions

offsite link Breaking news: Sinn Fein responsible for IBRC farce Anthony

offsite link Atheist Ireland banned while Iona Institute enjoys full access to schools Anthony

offsite link Political lies cause suffering and death. Enda Kenny is a political liar Anthony

offsite link Why the State is targetting Sinn Fein Anthony

Public Inquiry >>

The Saker
A bird's eye view of the vineyard

offsite link The Saker Community Announcement on the Essential Saker Book and the Call for Networking Help Wed Nov 25, 2015 17:40 | Scott
Dear friends, I just want to give you a brief update on the Saker?s book sales. As you know, it had launched on November 17th and to our pleasant surprise

offsite link Report from Crimea by Auslander Wed Nov 25, 2015 17:28 | Saker-Admin
Auslander posted this sitrep in our comment section. I have reposted it here for all to read. (Webmaster) The situation in Krimea and Sevastopol is serious. The power coming to

offsite link The NATO destruction of the RuAF SU-24 Fencer and Turkish murder of the Russian servicemen Wed Nov 25, 2015 13:44 | Scott
Russia?s Interdiction of ISIS-Turkey Oil Trade and Attacks on Turkmen jihadi militants Poses Risk of Enlargement of Syrian Conflict UPDATED By: JiminNH The increasing velocity of events in Syria indicates

offsite link Syria-Iraq Battlespace, Nov. 25, 2015 Wed Nov 25, 2015 13:04 | Scott

offsite link Foreign Policy Diary ? Ukraine Launches Energy War Against Crimea Wed Nov 25, 2015 13:00 | Scott

The Saker >>

Campaign Websites & Links

At any given time there are a large number of campaigns happening around the country covering a broad range of issues and one of the main problems is that people in a given locality may not always be aware of what is happening in their area or that others have already started doing something about the particular issue of concern to them. The list below aims to help highlight and raise awareness of these campaigns.
Indymedia does not necessarily endorse these campaigns and the content of these other sites is a matter of concern to those involved.
Fiscal Treaty - Children's Referendum - Lisbon Treaty 2008 & 2009 Collapse/Expand

Anti War / Peace Groups - Shannon Watch - Irish Anti War - Peace and Neutrality Alliance - The Raytheon 9 - People's Movement

Health, Community and Society - SPARK -Single Parents Acting for the Rights of their Kids
We' - Youth Group who are taking a stand about having to emigrate from Ireland -Save Saint Luke's Cancer Hospital in Rathgar. - Save our Hospital - Monaghan (site now gone) -Save Navan Hospital on Facebook -Save Wexford General Hospital Campaign - Save Roscommon Hospital / Roscommon Hospital Alliance - Save Our Lady's Children's Hospital Crumlin Campaign - Campaign to Save Community Development Projects - Universal Health Care for Ireland -Reactions and Effects of Gardasil Resulting in Extreme Trauma" (R.E.G.R.E.T) Support Group - St Michael's Estate Regeneration - Seomra Spraoi Social Center Galway Social Space - Unlock NAMA -site no longer exists -The Land League (1879 - 2014) - Clonakilty Favour Exchange - Community Exchange System - Exchanges in Ireland. (These are LETS alternative currency systems)

Human Rights / Social Justice / Workers Issues TTIP Information Network Ireland -exposing TTIP - Right 2 Water - Take Back Your Water -Dublin Says No -to water charges -Communities Against Water Charges -The Fight Against Irish Water - Cavan Says No -to water charges - facebook page - An Sprach, Housing Action Committee -Anti Eviction Taskforce - Housing Action Now -The Hub Ireland - -Homeless Fightback -Dublin Tenants - Amnesty International Ireland -Action from Ireland -Justice, Peace and Human Rights - Action and Education for Global Justice Ethical Development Action Cork - Debt and Development Coalition Ireland -ATTAC is a global organization opposed to neo-liberal globalization -Citizens for Justice, Transparency & Accountability -Victims of the Legal Profession Society - Irish Lawyers for Human Rights Decency for Dunnes Workers
Third Level Workplace Watch - And Facebook page - Latin America Solidarity Centre - Cuba Support Group - Ireland - Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign - Irish Medical Aid For Palestinians - Medecins Sans Frontiers Ireland Public Inquiry - Examining corruption in Ireland Corrupt Ireland -The Thin Blue Line - Reforming the Republic - Refugee Action Group - Relatives for Justice - No Borders Dublin - Ireland's campaign against racism in sport and society - Irish Penal Reform Trust - Digital Rights Ireland Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services - Ireland - Revolutionary Anarchist Feminist Group - Choice Ireland - Republic of Ireland Against Racism - Anti Fascist Action Ireland -Residents Against Racism Ireland -Suicide Ireland - Rape Crisis Network Ireland - Oxfam Ireland - People's Association Watchdog

Connonlly Media Group - Facebook and on Vimeo

Environmental / Resource Theft / Animal Rights / Fish Farming - Voice of Irish Concern for the Environment - Irish Wildlife Trust - Shell to Sea Campaign - Shell to Sea Campaign -Eddie Hobbs has now realized we will get nothing for our Oil and Gas and is trying to change that. -Let's develop Ireland's new found wealth ethically and sustainably

http:// Water is a human right and a public good, not a commodity. No Water Tax Campaign Campaing Against Household and Water Taxes -Gluaiseacht for Global Justice -Environmental Campaigning - Alliance for Animal Rights - Ban Blood Sports - Dog Rescue Ireland - Animal Liberation Dublin - Climate Camp Ireland -Young Friends of the Environment - Irish Environmental Network -Irish Whale and Dolphin Group - Roscommon's holiest mountain -Save Our Mountain. - Communities for Responsible Engagement with Wind Energy - Lakelands Windfarm Information Group - Stop the sale of Coillte! - Feasta - The Foundation for the Economics of Sustainability - Cultivate Center - The Galway Cycling Campaign - Dublin Cycling Campaign - Irish Light Pollution Awareness Campaign - No Dublin Incinerator
Stop-The-Poolbeg-Incinerator Community on Facebook -tracks pollution violations and fines by Covanta -builder of Poolbeg incinerator - Cork Harbour Alliance for a Safe Environment - East Galway Against Incineration - Louth No Incinerator Campaign -Campaign against Fracking (Shale Gas) in Lough Allen Basin
http::// -Fracking Free Ireland
Facebook - No Fracking Dublin -Fracking Ireland -Fermanagh Fracking Awareness Network (FFAN) -Fracking covering Northern Ireland -No To Fracking Belcoo Frack Free -Fermanagh Anti Fracking group Artists-Against-Fracking-Northern-Ireland Facebook page - Fighting against Oil Drilling off Dublin shoreline (site gone as of Apr 2014) Reclaim Fingal Alliance - No Monster Sewage Plant
Campaign Against Sewage Plant in Portmarnock -organizes cleanup of river Dodder each year - Mountain Meitheal is a volunteer group who undertake projects to protect and conserve mountain and forest areas in Ireland -campaign against more road building in Co. Tyrone - GM Free Ireland - Organic Trust and no2GM - Cork Food Web -Ireland Against Salmon Farms - No Salmon Farms At Sea -Save Bantry Bay -Salmon Watch Ireland - Slow Food International -CoastWatch -enables public to take part in annual coast watch to survey state of our coastline -Europe wide -Fluoride Free Water -Why is the government still forcing this poison down our throats? -Campaign to prevent Water pipeline to Dublin from the Shannon -An Tasice -Ireland's National Trust. It's actually a charity - Save Tara - Tara Watch - Save Bremore

Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown Updates - Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown -Regular Video updates from nuclear expert Arnie Gundersen - FukushimaEmergencyWhatCanWeDo

Education - Free Education for Everyone - Campaign for Commerical Free Education - Irish Steiner Kindergarten Association - - free teaching resources for Irish Education

Political Parties and Movements - Workers Solidarity Movement - Socialist Workers Party - Part of United Left Alliance - Socialist Party - Part of United Left Alliance - Green Party - Sinn Fein - Republican Sinn Fein - Irish Socialist Network - Workers Party - Labour Party - Fine Gael - Fianna Fail -The Party of God - The Pirate Party of Ireland - Communist Party Of Ireland -F�s Nua (recently formed) - New Vision (recently formed) - Direct Democracy Ireland (recently formed) - People Before Profit - Part of United Left Alliance - United Left Alliance (site no longer exists) - People's Movement -Anti Austerity Alliance - Grassroots Gathering

Unions - SIPTU - Independent Workers Union (IWU) - Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) - Irish Nurses & Midwives Organisation (INMO) - Irish National Teachers Organisation (INTO)

Blogs of Interest - Irish Left Review - Dublin Opinion - Notes on the Front - Cedar lounge - Mediabite. -An Irish Marxist Blog - No To NAMA - BondWatch

http:// - Perma Culture Blog - A Life in the Country

Think Tanks & Miscellaneous Links -TASC a Think Tank for Action on Social Change -is an independent think-tank dedicated to addressing Ireland's high level of economic inequality - The Nevin Economic Research Institute is a research organisation which, at its core, has a vision of the achievement of a better, fairer society. -An analysis of the failure of Public Private Partnerships in Ireland -Claiming Our Future is a progressive movement for an equal sustainable and thriving Ireland - Feasta - The Foundation for the Economics of Sustainability

Community Radio - West Dublin Access Radio - Broadcasting on 96 MHz from West Dublin - NEAR FM. Broadcasting on 90.3 MHz from North Dublin
http:// - Phoenix FM. Broadcasting on 92.5 MHz from North Dublin 15 - Dublin South. Broadcasting on 93.9 MHz from Dublin South - Raidi� na Life . Broadcasting on 106.4 MHz from North Dublin - Cork FM Community Radio -Broadcasting on ???? MHz from Cork city -Connemara Community Radio on 87.6 MHz FM & 106.1 MHz FM
For more see Community Radio Listings from Community Media Network Ireland
Also more comprehensive list here at BAI
Note: All these broadcast on FM and are low power radio meaning transmissions only reach a few miles

Podcasts (international) - Eco Shock -The Extra Environmentalist - Guns and Butter Anti-War Radio -archive only - Corbett Report - Gary Null covers wide range of issues. Most popular show on PRN - From Alpha 2 Omega - Stop Imperialism podcast
Porkins Policy Review -excellent podcast! -Another excellent podcast

( See also )

Publications & Archives of Interest -Free quarterly satirical Dublin based newspaper

Most of these sites contain some archives of their publications - Look Left (available in Eason's too) - Red Banner Magazine Workers Solidarity Newspaper / Magazine -The Socialist newspaper. Back issues online - Socialist Voice -Monthly publication of the Communist Party of Ireland - Socialist Democracy Bulletins - Resistance - from the Irish Socialist Network - Irish Marxist Review -Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland -a useful source of interesting statistical information. -People's News Newsletters. Archives from 2004 to present - Archive of Anarchist History -Irish Republican Marxist History Project - The Irish Revolution -Stoneybatter & Smithfield People's History Project

See also OR Online Archive of Irish Left Documents - Cedar Lounge Irish Left Archive -The Republic - A Journal of Contemporary & Historical Debate - (4 issues online) The Citizen - (4 issues so far) - Archive of political and election leaflets since 1982

Environmental Related Publications & Archives of Interest

Sherkin Comment -covering Marine Matters by Matt Murphy, Sherkin Island, Co. Cork.
Shale Gas Bulletin Ireland -covers fracking

Campaign Tools - -Security in-a-box: Tools and tactics for your digital security - appears to have closed down - Dublin Community TV -broadcasts on UPC 802. - Revolt Video Collective -alternative to corporate owned YouTube. Site closed down - House of the Oireachtas (i.e. Dail). See what they said. - Oireachtas / Dail. press releases. --Govt press releases. Community Exchange System / Local Currencies -website of Bernard Lietaer author on currencies - Currency Solutions for a Wiser World -Distributed Community Search Engine -US based but contains background info and history on numerous corporations and their polluting history

See a brief guide to starting a campaign
Link to sample HTML page. This is a very very brief guide on how to write HTML page for people interested in starting campaigns.

Quick guide to free software

Alternative to Facebook - Open Source / Community Social Network Sites -Why you should not use Facebook. -Diaspora Project. Allows you to own your data.

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