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Irish Left Review
Joined up thinking for the Irish Left

offsite link New Books Worth Reading Mon Sep 19, 2016 23:25 | Seán Sheehan

offsite link 13 Billion ? Lucky for some? Mon Sep 05, 2016 13:04 | Tony Phillips

offsite link Rebuilding Ireland: Long on Promise, Short on Detail Mon Aug 29, 2016 22:20 | Eoin O'Mahony

offsite link Brexit and Other Issues: Comments on the Current Situation Mon Aug 29, 2016 21:52 | Brendan Young

offsite link Bin Charges: From Private Circus to Public Service Tue Jun 21, 2016 12:38 | Michael Taft

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Spirit of Contradiction

offsite link What is Dogmatism and Why Does It Matter? Wed Mar 21, 2018 08:10 | Sylvia Smith

offsite link The Case of Comrade Dallas Mon Mar 19, 2018 19:44 | Sylvia Smith

offsite link Review: Do Religions Evolve? Mon Aug 14, 2017 19:54 | Dara McHugh

offsite link Fake News: The Epistemology of Media Wed Jun 07, 2017 11:52 | Gavin Mendel-Gleason

offsite link Officials and Provisionals Sat Apr 01, 2017 22:54 | James O'Brien

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Public Inquiry
Interested in maladministration. Estd. 2005

offsite link Citizenship status has been removed from the Irish people

offsite link Tuam babies: Minister Zappone to opt for cover-up? Anthony

offsite link Michael Clifford and the dark evils of Social Media Anthony

offsite link RTE presenter accidentally tells the truth Anthony

offsite link Orwell’s 1984 arrives in 2018 Ireland Anthony

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The Saker
A bird's eye view of the vineyard

offsite link UK Saker Community members: Sheikh Imran Hosein will be lecturing in the UK in Aug/Sept! Sat Aug 18, 2018 00:06 | The Saker
Dear friends, My dear friend Sheikh Imran Hosein will be lecturing in various cities across the UK (including Scotland!) in August and September.  If at all possible, I highly recommend

offsite link Solari Report quarterly interview with The Saker Fri Aug 17, 2018 19:57 | The Saker
Dear friends, Here is the latest installment of my quarterly conversations with Catherine Austin Fitts. This one was recorded on July the 28th. You can listen to the interview on

offsite link Filling the Vacuum Fri Aug 17, 2018 16:20 | The Saker
By Rostislav Ishchenko Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with http://www.stalkerzone.org/rostislav-... source: http://actualcomment.ru/zapolnenie-va... When the Western Roman Empire collapsed, in Europe the so-called dark centuries came there

offsite link ?The Death of Yazdgerd?: The greatest political movie ever explains Iran?s revolution Fri Aug 17, 2018 16:15 | The Saker
by Ramin Mazaheri for The Saker Blog I?d say it?s a pretty low bar to be the greatest political movie off all-time?. Perhaps movies are just too sensationalistic by nature

offsite link Sanctions, Sanctions, Sanctions ? the Final Demise of the Dollar Hegemony? Fri Aug 17, 2018 16:08 | The Saker
by Peter Koenig for The Saker Blog Sanctions left and sanctions right. Financial mostly, taxes, tariffs, visas, travel bans ? confiscation of foreign assets, import and export prohibitions and limitations;

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galway / arts and media / press release Friday May 21, 2010 08:31 by heikehv
Find out what's happening in Galway around Africa Day 2010 - Soccerfest, Film Festival, Music and much more! read full story / add a comment
New Website Oozes Culture
international / arts and media / press release Tuesday May 18, 2010 10:25 by Jho Harris   image 1 image   audio 3 audio files
This is a story about a new Irish website which is bringing free audio podcasts by Irish writers to the web read full story / add a comment
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international / arts and media / press release Friday May 07, 2010 14:32 by Kev   image 1 image
New York, NY, May 5, 2010 – More than 50 organizations and artists from eight countries have written to legendary political singer and poet Gil Scott-Heron to thank him for his decision to drop Israel from his current tour. The letter, facilitated by Adalah-NY, highlighted the parallels between the South African Apartheid that Scott-Heron crusaded against decades ago and the Israeli system that currently subjugates Palestinians. read full story / add a comment
national / arts and media / opinion/analysis Wednesday April 28, 2010 14:23 by Paddy Hackett   text 29 comments (last - saturday may 08, 2010 15:37)   1 attached file
Brendan Behan, Paddy Kavanagh and Brian O' Nolan. read full story / add a comment
dublin / arts and media / press release Monday April 12, 2010 12:32 by youthfarmer
If you are young, or feel young, and can sing, dance, tell jokes, play games, this weekend's event is for you read full story / add a comment
retina vespucci and mother posterior
cork / arts and media / news report Monday April 05, 2010 14:05 by anarkitty   image 4 images
last thursday saw a successful fundraiser for solidarity books take place in cruiscin lan read full story / add a comment
derry / arts and media / press release Sunday April 04, 2010 22:40 by People Before Profit   text 1 comment (last - monday april 05, 2010 11:17)
Paddy Nash and the happy Enchiladas have released a song for Eamon McCann's election campaign for Westminister. read full story / add a comment
solidarity books on international women's day
cork / arts and media / press release Wednesday March 31, 2010 13:37 by anarkitty   image 1 image
Local Cork bands The Altered Hours and Mashed Chicken and DJ Dr. Fiasco will play a fundraiser for Solidarity Books in Cruiscin Lan on Thursday 1st April starting at 8pm. Cork WSM, who have organized the event, anticipate a good turnout. Since opening its doors in December 2009, Solidarity Books, a non-profit radical book shop and meeting space, has become a hub for the local Douglas Street Community. This was most clearly seen in the recent hugely successful Douglas Street celebration of International Women’s Day. read full story / add a comment
Harper Paul Dooley with poet Pádraig Ó Moráin at Gort Library
national / arts and media / press release Tuesday March 30, 2010 00:42 by Fred Johnston   text 1 comment (last - saturday april 03, 2010 16:48)   image 2 images
Sunny weather and solid organisation brought a small feast of excellent music,prose and storytelling, and a fine workshop on poetry, to the small town of Gort, Co. Galway. read full story / add a comment
international / arts and media / opinion/analysis Friday March 26, 2010 21:17 by Paddy Hackett   text 2 comments (last - tuesday march 30, 2010 17:17)
A terse comment on the film The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. read full story / add a comment
international / arts and media / opinion/analysis Monday March 22, 2010 11:37 by TaraL
50 years ago an experiment was conducted by Stanley Milgram, measuring the willingness of participants to obey an authoritative figure dressed in white coat that instructed them to illicit shocks on another human being, called the learner. read full story / add a comment
international / arts and media / opinion/analysis Thursday March 18, 2010 22:05 by Caoimhghin Ó Croidheáin
"Any authentic work of art must start an argument between the artist and his audience."
Rebecca West
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Kids Express logo
international / arts and media / press release Thursday March 11, 2010 08:53 by Kris Ameringer   image 3 images   1 attached file
The deadline for the international children's poetry competition, Kids Express, is coming up on 15 April 2010. Make sure to enter now and join us in July for a fun packed family night of entertainment! read full story / add a comment
Yuki Nishioka, who will play at The Forge at Gort festival, March 26 & 27
galway / arts and media / press release Friday March 05, 2010 14:41 by Fred Johnston   text 2 comments (last - saturday march 13, 2010 11:23)   image 1 image
Sponsors and venue operators get limelight in literary festival video for Gort's literary festival, March 26th and 27th read full story / add a comment
Scéal Eile Bookshop, Ennis
clare / arts and media / press release Monday March 01, 2010 17:06 by Western Writers' Centre   image 3 images
Re Ó Laighleis and Fred Johnston present a reading at 3. 30pm, Saturday, March 6th, at Scéal Eile Bookstore, Ennis., Co. Clare. Free. read full story / add a comment
dublin / arts and media / news report Thursday February 25, 2010 16:25 by DCTV   text 10 comments (last - monday march 08, 2010 21:29)   video 1 video file

On the 6th March 2010 DCTV is launching its latest TV series - The Pedal Project, consisting of 3 hours of material filmed in Dublin, London and Amsterdam. A fast paced, visually and musically polished piece looking at cycling culture and how to create cycling friendly cities the series will be simultaneously broadcast on television and released on the internet. read full story / add a comment
national / arts and media / opinion/analysis Monday February 22, 2010 13:54 by Joe Galvin   text 2 comments (last - monday february 22, 2010 21:35)
The resignation of Willie O'Dea has again led to criticism of the Green Party, despite it being another failure on the side of Fianna Fáil (FF). read full story / add a comment
national / arts and media / news report Sunday February 21, 2010 17:42 by Fred Johnston
We must thank the folks at Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop, Galway, for their efforts for the Colette Wittorski reading there on February 18th, and the Clare Three-Leggéd Stool Poets for their terrific work in organising her reading from ‘Northern Lights’ at Glór, Ennis, on February 20th. read full story / add a comment
dublin / arts and media / news report Sunday February 21, 2010 01:04 by Paula Geraghty   text 1 comment (last - sunday february 21, 2010 18:25)   video 1 video file
To mark the showing of Michaels Moore’s new film Capitalism: A Love Story the People Before Profit Alliance today 20th February 2010 held a street theatre performance of Capitalism: An Irish Love Story outside the Savoy Cinema in O Connell Street which is being shown as part of the Jameson Film Festival. read full story / add a comment
Colette Wittorski (left) with writer and activist Margaretta D'Arcy  (c) LitPix 2010
galway / arts and media / press release Friday February 19, 2010 12:41 by Fred Johnston   image 1 image
Charlie Byrne's Bookshp, Middle Street, Galway, played host to French poet, Colette Wittorski. read full story / add a comment
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