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14,000 strong petition calling for the Department of Environment to be reinstated delivered to government
Campaigners in animal costumes today demonstrated outside the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment, in a call for the protection of water and wildlife to be included in the remit of the department.
The campaigners were delivering a 14,000 strong petition to Minister Denis Naughten calling for the reinstatement of the word Environment to the title of the department as well as calling for the Minister for the Environment to be given responsibility for wildlife and water protection. read full story / add a comment
**Family evicted from Dublin's Regency Hotel win offer of more secure alternative accommodation , 20 hour long picket of Regency Hotel by family and supporters ended.**
The Irish Housing Network has ended their protest outside the Regency Hotel in Dublin following the success of the family in securing alternative accommodation. The Network believes that the success of the family in securing safe alternative accommodation is thanks to the family’s persistence and courage in seeking decent accommodation for their family, and the response and level of solidarity shown by members of the public, the north Dublin community and housing groups across the city. These forces stood together in solidarity, putting significant pressure on the homeless services to provide the support previously denied to the family. read full story / add a comment
dublin / disability issues / opinion/analysis Dé hAoine Meitheamh 03, 2016 03:15 byWayne Flanagan Tobin 1 comment (last - dé sathairn meitheamh 04, 2016 21:26)
On Thursday evening 2nd June 2016 I attended a meeting in St. Augustine’s school in Blackrock where parents expressed outrage at the withdrawal of the Saint John of God Community Services Supports on a phased basis commencing in September 2016. The school was described as a “centre of excellence” for its vocational programme which has had a very positive impact on the lives of many children with special needs in South Dublin, Wicklow and surrounding areas. read full story / add a comment
Dublin Tenants Association are launching a campaign for rent controls and security of tenure, to coincide with their submission to the Oireachtas housing committee.
They are asking people to submit photos (anonymous) of themselves with a short sign telling people about their stories from the private rental sector. See attached example. read full story / add a comment
dublin / worker & community struggles and protests / press release Déardaoin Aibreán 28, 2016 12:45 by1 of Indymedia
SIPTU members at Transdev will not accept the company reducing their pay in response to their prosecution of a lawful and legitimate trade dispute.
According to SIPTU Divisional Organiser, Owen Reidy, Transdev has acted in a provocative and unprecedented manner by threatening to reduce the pay of Luas drivers by at least 10% if they continue their work to rule. read full story / add a comment
dublin / anti-war / imperialism / news report Déardaoin Aibreán 07, 2016 11:23 byPlowshares 1 video file
100 years after reducing downtown Dublin to rubble the British Navy returned during last week's
Easter 1916 commemorations. Accompanied by U.S. warships, they docked in Dublin as part of the NATO
fleet presently waging wars in Afghanistan and the Middle East. read full story / add a comment
dublin / history and heritage / feature Déardaoin Eanáir 28, 2016 20:38 by1 of Indymedia 9 comments (last - déardaoin márta 31, 2016 23:52) 8 images 2 video files
#SaveMooreStreetfromDemolition This is an important call to you to take part in this crucial show of support of the 1916 Moore Street Markets Battlefield site, on this Saturday. We are asking people to come in 1916 uniform or clothes, to bear one of the flags of the 1916 Easter Rising, to tell and bring your friends and comrades. #SaveMooreStreet Please share this post.
The march assembles at Liberty Hall at 1pm on Sat 30th and then proceeds to Moore Street.
Government sides with Corporate Creed to wipe out our revolutionary memory for good. Later this year or next they will sign away ALL our sovereign rights via the EU-US TTIP treaty read full story / add a comment
dublin / elections / politics / opinion/analysis Dé Céadaoin Eanáir 13, 2016 19:01 byS.C. Carroll 2 comments (last - dé haoine eanáir 15, 2016 22:57) 1 image
Fine Gael canvas through the letterbox for an election they have not even announced. read full story / add a comment
dublin / environment / news report Dé Céadaoin Deireadh Fómhair 14, 2015 10:29 bydublin rambler 1 comment (last - dé máirt deireadh fómhair 20, 2015 17:41)
Repeatedly-rejected proposal to isolate old people in the middle of nowhere turns up *again* on Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown agenda read full story / add a comment
dublin / bin tax / household tax / water tax / press release Dé Máirt Meitheamh 23, 2015 23:39 by1 of Indymedia 1 image
The Solidarity Times facebook page is reported today that Water charges protestor Stephen Bennett is being sent to prison. Here is their report.
The Water charges protester Stephen Bennett will be in jail for one month tomorrow. He was not convicted of anything, instead the courts attempted to impose 'protest ban' bail conditions which he has continued to refuse to accept. All sections of the water charges movements should be demanding Stephens immediate and unconditional release.
"To my Friends, Comrades and to the Irish Water movement. I send this message of solidarity from my cell in Cloverhill prison, where I have been since May 20th. read full story / add a comment
dublin / miscellaneous / news report Dé Céadaoin Meitheamh 17, 2015 21:10 byauthor 4 comments (last - dé haoine meitheamh 26, 2015 15:11)
About 6 uniformed naval officers in complete uniform walked Grafton street around 21.00 hours on the 17th of June 2015.
They went into Mc D. Grafton street. read full story / add a comment
dublin / bin tax / household tax / water tax / news report Dé Máirt Aibreán 14, 2015 00:15 bySolidarity Times 2 comments (last - déardaoin bealtaine 21, 2015 23:27) 1 image 1 video file
Garda have attacked an occupation of Fingal council offices by water charges protesters causing injuries like the one pictured.
We understand these happened when the Garda smashed a plate glass door in on top of the protesters who were occupying the entrance.
According to one of those attacked posting to the Balbriggan page "Garda have attached 3 of us and shattered the fingal county council office doors on top of us picture to follow. If you listen to the video u will hear the glass crashing on top of us" The video is at https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=633082310156899 read full story / add a comment
dublin / miscellaneous / news report Dé Luain Aibreán 13, 2015 20:52 byDublin Suicide Prevention Project 6 comments (last - dé domhnaigh aibreán 10, 2016 12:35) 2 images
The refusal of Dublin City Council to deny the Dublin Suicide Prevention Project with a tiny grant for an educational information leaflet from the recent council community grant awards has been described as “pathetic” by award winning suicide prevention campaigner Wayne Flanagan Tobin. Director of the Dublin Suicide Prevention Project (DSPP) Flanagan Tobin has secured many services for communities as far back as 2008 when he was instrumental in obtaining a Suicide Prevention Officer for Dublin-Mid Leinster with his then group “Wicklow Against Suicide” and has achieved many awards for his work in Dublin including the South West Inner City Network (SWICN) last October for his voluntary work.
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In the past week an unprecedented amount of community support has been shown to the squatters of a NAMA property in Grangegorman, Dublin 7. The 6th year class from the Educate Together primary school which shares a wall with the squatters spent their yard break creating a 'Save Our Squatters' petition which the entire class signed. read full story / add a comment
dublin / housing / feature Dé Luain Márta 23, 2015 22:56 byGrangegorman squat 5 comments (last - dé máirt márta 24, 2015 22:54) 4 images 2 video files
A massive eviction is underway in Dublin. It is at the complex of occupied houses and former factory spaces in Grangegorman. Reports indicate that at 7am in the morning a very large number of private security angle grinder their way through one of the metal gates, invaded the area en massed and are erecting barriers (pictured) inside and trying to evict the occupants. read full story / add a comment
In the heart of Dublin, a new collective has occupied an old building to create a new radical, autonomous social centre and infoshop for our city. read full story / add a comment
dublin / crime and justice / opinion/analysis Dé Sathairn Márta 14, 2015 17:29 byCon Carroll 2 comments (last - dé luain meán fómhair 21, 2015 09:16)
when are we going to demand the truth, we could be hours, days, nights awaiting. will we ever get there who benefits. read full story / add a comment
dublin / rights, freedoms and repression / press release Dé Sathairn Feabhra 21, 2015 19:45 byBernard Moffatt
The European Committee for the Prevention of Torture have responded (today) to concerns raised by the Celtic League about arrests of children in dawn raids in Dublin recently. read full story / add a comment
dublin / bin tax / household tax / water tax / press release Dé Luain Feabhra 09, 2015 20:31 bysp 1 image
Speaking of this mornings events Joe Higgins TD who has been in the process of visiting the various Garda stations where the public representatives are being held said:
“The arrests of AAA TD Paul Murphy, councillors Kieran Mahon and Mick Murphy and a fourth person who remains to be identified to us as we go to press is a cheap attempt to denigrate and weaken water charges movement as we approach make or break time – bills coming out and need for mass non-payment. read full story / add a comment
dublin / miscellaneous / news report Dé Domhnaigh Feabhra 08, 2015 23:31 bydublin rambler 1 comment (last - dé haoine feabhra 13, 2015 10:36)
In 2012 public opposition forced the ditching of a plan for a "retirement village" on the side of the Dublin mountains, isolated from services and public transport and cut off by the M50, in an area normally zoned for agriculture and public amenity and widely used by the public. A previous plan for a private school on the site had been rejected for similar reasons in 2005. After the 2014 local elections the plan came back in a lightly tweaked form, with the developer's sister among a number of newly elected councillors supporting the project. A proposal to amend the development plan to include this project is due to be voted on this Tuesday evening, February 10th. Meanwhile some interesting shenanigans have developed. read full story / add a comment
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