P.O.W Christmas Appeal 18:43 Nov 25 0 comments
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Italy 1976: Seveso, Italy, saw one of Europe's worst environmental disasters 00:01 Aug 25 0 comments
Protest and survive or injustice will thrive 08:29 Jun 17 0 comments
Suicide, Hope, and Healing the National Soul 13:42 Jun 03 0 commentsmore >>
For Lefties too Stubborn to Quit
LookLeft in shops now! 11:53 Thu Dec 12, 2013 | WorldbyStorm
That ?new? party? yet more on it? and some curious centrists 05:59 Thu Dec 12, 2013 | WorldbyStorm
Latest Irish Times Ipsos/MRBI Poll figures 21:35 Wed Dec 11, 2013 | irishelectionliterature
Interview with Paul Cleary 13:21 Wed Dec 11, 2013 | irishelectionliterature
A recollection of the Dunnes Stores anti-apartheid picket line 12:36 Wed Dec 11, 2013 | WorldbyStorm
Life should be full of strangeness, like a rich painting
Low Grade 09:52 Thu Dec 12, 2013
Kenny Drives it Home 23:44 Wed Dec 11, 2013
Rentier Incomes and Financial Interests (2003) - Gerald Epstein, Dorothy Power 20:25 Sat Dec 07, 2013
5 Harbourmaster Place - Dublin Tardis 22:18 Wed Dec 04, 2013
Wilt thou not chase the white whale! Art not game for Moby Dick? 12:01 Wed Dec 04, 2013
Joined up thinking for the Irish Left
Public Spending Cuts Have Been a Waste of Time Thu Dec 12, 2013 10:52 | Michael Taft
Tales from Tax Haven Ireland: Irish Property Stuck on Repeat Wed Dec 11, 2013 18:01 | Donagh Brennan
Video interview with former Dunnes Stores Strikers en route to Nelson Mandela?s ... Mon Dec 09, 2013 17:14 | Daniel Finn
South Africa?s Unfinished Democratic Revolution Mon Dec 09, 2013 13:06 | Daniel Finn
December Issue of Socialist Voice Out Now Mon Dec 09, 2013 11:41 | Communist Party of Ireland
Farewell from NWL Sun May 19, 2013 14:00 | namawinelake
Happy 70th Birthday, Michael Sun May 19, 2013 14:00 | namawinelake
Of the Week? Sat May 18, 2013 00:02 | namawinelake
Noonan denies IBRC legal fees loan approval to Paddy McKillen was in breach of E... Fri May 17, 2013 14:23 | namawinelake
Gayle Killilea Dunne asks to be added as notice party in Sean Dunne?s bankruptcy Fri May 17, 2013 12:30 | namawinelake
A shot at bias in the media
Separating the News from the Noise Thu Apr 04, 2013 21:14
Blessed with nothing but good intentions Fri Feb 22, 2013 18:04
The Household Charge - How They Failed to Shape Our Perspectives Wed Apr 25, 2012 10:48
The web's political rainbow Wed Dec 07, 2011 09:47
The Forgotten Constituency: The Majority and The Irish Economic Crisis Fri Mar 11, 2011 11:49
On 29th July we interviewed Fionuala Cregan on the Paraguayan crisis, its background and the Latin American context in which it takes place. She is based in Argentina and works with the Latin America Regional Office of Church World Service. She has also written for the Irish Times on Paraguay and has extensive research on the impact of agribusiness on Paraguayan peasants' lives. She has been a long term supporter of LASC. The views expressed here are her own. We hope that this interview will give a better insight into the developments in that country.
To lighten the tone, here's a special xmas episode of the FKN news.
I think we all need a laugh after the miserable year that we've had so far courtesy of FG/labour.
If you are easily offended, very religious, lacking in a sense of humour, overly serious, or alternatively, pride yourself on how highly intellectual and sophisticated you are then might I humbly suggest you don't click on the video. You probably have better things to be doing!
wageslave (personal capacity)
Below is the first in a series of articles relating to social welfare within the twenty six counties. Amongst the specific issues dealt with will be cutbacks, 'fraud' and the broken promises and hypocrisy of the Fine Gael/Labour coalition less than 100 days after taking office
Sunday Independent journalist Jim Cusack has a consistent track record of writing highly dubious stories, based solely on anonymous Garda sources. In the June 19th edition of the newspaper, he makes a lame but insidious attempt to mitigate the behaviour of the Gardaí in Co Mayo who recorded themselves talking about raping women in their custody last March. He claims to have been shown new video footage, supposedly of the incident on March 31st, and this forms the basis of his article. Unfortunately for him, this footage, if it exists at all, is clearly not a recording of the incident in question.
Thu 12 Dec, 17:07
Nelson Mandela has died 22:10 Thu 05 Dec 4 comments
Former South African president and anti-aparteid icon Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95
Secret deal between City Council and Greyhound Recycling dirty politics 23:08 Sun 01 Dec 1 comments
Secret deal between City Council and Greyhound Recycling dirty politics
Help The Homeless Appeal 18:20 Mon 25 Nov 0 comments
The Dublin Cumann of the 32CSM are appealing to the public to help out with donations for our help the homeless appeal we are running throughout the Christmas period.
BNP Paribas slashes India’s FY14 GDP forecast to 3.7% 12:46 Wed 28 Aug 0 comments
Owing to the recurrent rupee depreciation, global analyst BNP Paribas has slashed its GDP forecasts from the previously announced 5.2% to 3.7% for the current fiscal. The country if registers the said GDP growth will mark it’s lowest ever growth index since 1992.
The US, its 'enemies'; the lies, the hyposcrisy, the sham – and Bradley Manning 19:32 Tue 30 Jul 0 comments
In a show trial that focuses the biggest spotlight in decades to shine on the United States and its own goverment's flouting and twisting of the US Constitution in support of its militaristic ambitions, whistleblower Bradley Manning has now been cleared by a court martial's single judge of charges of 'aiding the enemy' by releasing secret government documents to WikiLeaks. It was the most damning of over 20 charges against him and carried a sentence of life in prison without parole.
1000s Gather to Prevent Privatisation of Ireland's Forests 12:20 Mon 10 Jun 0 comments
On Sunday June 9th 1000s of people throughout Ireland gathered as part of the Woodland League's National Walk in the Woods Day, which was aimed at stopping the planned privatisation of Ireland's forests. Over 30 different walks took place as the government considers the controversial proposal. ( See list of walk locations http://www.saveourforestsireland.com )
A Farewell to Irish Warrior Ruairí Ó Brádaigh 18:42 Wed 05 Jun 21 comments
"The fallow years when my father left for England to fight a war with cardboard in his shoes!
Help welcome now to prepare for the Rossport Solidarity Camp. 17:01 Sun 19 May 0 comments
The Rossport Solidarity Camp is setting up this year for one special week from June 21st to June 30th.
Healthcare for Leprechauns 19:40 Fri 10 May 5 comments
The following article was published in some Irish American newspapers on May the 8th. It is another another insight in to the standard of healthcare in Ireland under the leadership Minister James Reilly, with the support of the Irish Labour Party.It is well known fact worldwide, even in the third world that Ireland is one of the worst places to get sick. In this article April Drew an American certainly agrees from first hand experience.
Marian Price Media Blackout 11:17 Sat 04 May 3 comments
On March 14th, 2013 Provisional Sinn Féin MLAs Jennifer McCann and Sean Lynch, met with Vice royal Theresa Villiers, regarding the continued internment of Marian Price and called for the immediate release of Marian Price according to MLA Jennifer McCann. Since that time there has been a complete media print blackout on the political internment of Marian Price.more >>
Toward a Greater Israel? The Struggle for Hebron Dec 03 0 comments
Recently returned from a stint in Palestine, the place that most struck me was the city of Hebron. It is here that the illegal settler policies of the Israeli government has led to the most conflict and it is here where I saw some of the worst poverty in the West Bank.
In a recent story on this website it was reported that a number of companies who had acted as agents for Metro Property Group in Detroit are facing litigation and/or have ceased trading.
We are Awake, Informed and We are Saying No to Fracking Nov 06 1 comments
People all over the world are fighting fracking you just won't hear that much about it in Irish media. This week after violent attacks from the police a few weeks ago, First Nations tribes people of New Brunswick, Canada, continue their battle to protect their children's health, water and land against fracking.
Exposing the ‘big lie’ of the passive Irish left. Sep 18 0 comments
‘Unity’, the newspaper of the Communist Party of Ireland, on the 24th of August carried a front page article entitled “Facing up to Sectarianism”. The article addressed question of public protests.
The Irish commercial media, RTE and Peruvian drug trafficking Aug 18 0 comments
Drug trafficking in Peru and RTE's coverage of it.more >>
All-Ireland Winning Children’s Marching Band Launch their first CD Nov 25 IrishFoodGuide.ie 0 comments
“All young people are wonderful if you talk to them in the right way. We are very proud of them!”
Expac radio launched Nov 14 Expac 0 comments
Peace III funded project launches an Internet radio facility
Candidate highlights Youth and Homophobia on World Suicide Prevention Day Aug 30 Independent Pembroke South Dock 0 comments
Wayne Flanagan Tobin, a local independent election candidate who lost his own father to suicide is highlighting the plight of young people for World Suicide Prevention Day 2013.
Woodland league Statement for the Walks in the Woods June 9th, 2013 Jun 07 0 comments
Never before have so many communities walked in their woods for a common purpose, to focus on their forests on the same day. Adding to the more than 50,000 who have signed our petition against the sale of the harvesting rights to speculators.
- FULL LIST OF WALKS: http://www.saveourforestsireland.com/p/national-walk-in....html
Misery of emigration stalks the land once again May 10 Republican Sinn Féin 0 comments
With the release of the survey by the National Youth Council of Ireland stating that over 300,000 Irish people have been forced to emigrate from the state in the last four years we should stand back and take stock of what is once again happening in this country.