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national / irish social forum / news report Tuesday October 04, 2011 09:02 by PAW
The people's Association Watchdog will be holding it's inaugural meeting at the Red Cow Hotel at 11am.
This meeting will give us all an opportunity to hook up in a friendly informal atmosphere and to chat about our
current undertakings and discuss where we go from here.
Everybody is welcome and we look forward to what promises to be a fun, positive and constructive get together. read full story / add a comment
national / irish social forum / opinion/analysis Monday September 12, 2011 14:13 by Declan Cullen
Minister Burton really gives new meaning to the phrase 'turncoat'. A real Fox running with the Hounds. There are countless videos on the internet of Joan Burton defending the poor..... read full story / add a comment
international / irish social forum / opinion/analysis Sunday August 07, 2011 19:07 by Paddy Hackett

Throwing more debt, in the short or long run, at the problem will not solve the problem. At most it merely alleviates or postpones the problem. This is precisely because the source of the problem does not lie within the process of circulation (i.e. money and credit spheres). It is contained within the production process­­­.

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national / irish social forum / opinion/analysis Wednesday June 15, 2011 11:41 by éirígí Sligeach   text 1 comment (last - wednesday june 15, 2011 20:39)   image 2 images
The socialist republican party éirígí have described the latest proposals by the Health Service Executive (HSE) to slash essential services at a number of hospitals in the HSE west region as "appalling" and "totally unnecessary". According to éirígí Sligeach activist Gerry Casey, lives would be placed at great risk if these cutbacks proceed read full story / add a comment
national / irish social forum / opinion/analysis Wednesday November 24, 2010 23:55 by Bryan Wall   text 6 comments (last - friday december 10, 2010 16:14)
With the economic future of the country very much in doubt, a change, politically and economically, is greatly needed. With the pressure from Europe building and the national debt set to soar, the future for Ireland looks bleak. read full story / add a comment
national / irish social forum / opinion/analysis Saturday November 06, 2010 00:27 by Bryan Wall   text 2 comments (last - saturday november 06, 2010 17:15)
The events of the student march on Wednesday the 3rd of November were a turning point in the attitude of the state towards the general populace. As we look down the barrel of what is likely to be the harshest budget in the history of the country, the Government can no longer contain the anger of the Irish people. What happened on Wednesday was proof of this. read full story / add a comment
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national / irish social forum / press release Friday August 20, 2010 23:13 by DANNY MCBREARTY   image 1 image
Following the arrest of Republican activist Gary Donnelly and revelations that the crown constabulary had demanded and seized related materials from a journalist, Republican Network for Unity (RNU) Chair DANNY MCBREARTY noted: read full story / add a comment
national / irish social forum / opinion/analysis Saturday June 05, 2010 06:29 by children_of_lir   text 12 comments (last - saturday june 12, 2010 04:02)
With the recent news about child deaths while in care or in contact with services now at 188 and this figure is rising, it is time to bring down Mary Harney's Frankenstein, namely HSE. It was Harney who dissolved the ten regional Health Boards and created the disastrous and lethal HSE that came into operation on 1 January 2005. read full story / add a comment
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national / irish social forum / opinion/analysis Friday March 05, 2010 15:21 by Fergal / Theresa (edited by Andrew Flood)   text 1 comment (last - monday march 08, 2010 15:12)   image 1 image   audio 3 audio files
An audio recording of the'Better Questions' seminar on Social Movements and Praxis' held in Seomra Spraoi Wed 3rd March 6.30pm. Speakers are Fergal Finnegan and Theresa O’Keefe. read full story / add a comment
national / irish social forum / opinion/analysis Saturday February 27, 2010 23:37 by Risteard Ó Faoláin
Bíonn a lán scannal ag baint leis na hEaglaise le déanaí. Mo thuairm, faoi stad na hEaglaise anois. read full story / add a comment
national / irish social forum / news report Thursday August 06, 2009 21:18 by Mr Crowley   text 11 comments (last - thursday july 22, 2010 22:09)
Myself and two other regular contributors to p.ie were recently banned in a heavy-handed example of political censorship. We have created a new board and wish to draw attention to it. read full story / add a comment
national / irish social forum / opinion/analysis Tuesday June 30, 2009 23:53 by Victim of Abuse   text 7 comments (last - thursday july 30, 2009 01:12)
Recent allegations that Sr Stanislaus new about abuse in the religeous order years ago came across as sickening to me.

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Human Rights Activists in Atlantic Homecare
limerick / irish social forum / news report Sunday January 11, 2009 20:43 by Sean Clinton   text 23 comments (last - thursday january 22, 2009 20:09)   image 12 images   video 2 video files
On Sunday afternoon human rights activists in Limerick flash-mobbed two stores guilty of profiteering from trade with the illegitimate, delinquent Israeli state. Shoppers in Atlantic Homecare and later in Dunnes Stores stood open mouthed as a rousing chorus "Boycott Apartheid Israel" suddenly rang out across the store.

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The speakers
national / irish social forum / news report Saturday November 08, 2008 19:37 by Andrew   text 1 comment (last - sunday november 09, 2008 13:09)   image 1 image   audio 1 audio file
Bloom’s First Activist Forum: Movement Building for Global Justice took place Saturday 8tj November in the Teachers Club in Dublin. This is a recording of the ‘Grassroots Mobilisation in Ireland: Opportunities and Challenges’ session.
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national / irish social forum / opinion/analysis Wednesday October 01, 2008 00:54 by TGH Frequent Visitor
Very little by the look of it... The services in Kerry General are pathetic. The staffing levels are completely inadequate and its embarrassing to see the lack of dignity on show sometimes. Virtually all departments are completely under staffed and cant deliver the basics. It appears that budgets are more important than patients in this establishment. So much so that, staffing levels are more weighted towards the drugs invoices than the drugs themselves. read full story / add a comment
national / irish social forum / opinion/analysis Thursday August 07, 2008 01:26 by Anthony Sheridan   text 5 comments (last - tuesday august 12, 2008 04:13)
The recent GAA controversy involving Kerry captain Paul Galvin and the ongoing DCC/Fyffes scandal are both indicative of how wrongdoing is dealt with in Ireland. read full story / add a comment
Parliamentary democracy and accountability?
national / irish social forum / feature Thursday July 31, 2008 22:02 by Anthony Sheridan   text 5 comments (last - tuesday august 05, 2008 16:14)   image 2 images
When corruption is uncovered in functional jurisdictions a long established and well tested series of events come into play. Police investigate and if sufficient evidence is collected suspects are brought before the courts to account for themselves. If found guilty, they are given appropriate punishment. In dysfunctional jurisdictions such procedures are often ignored in the interests of protecting the powerful.
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national / irish social forum / opinion/analysis Thursday July 17, 2008 16:19 by Anthony Sheridan   text 4 comments (last - saturday july 26, 2008 09:17)
Irish politicians are among the best paid in the world but clearly not everybody is aware of this fact. read full story / add a comment
national / irish social forum / press release Thursday May 22, 2008 11:06 by CSSA Ireland
The recent Earthquake in the Sichuan Province of China has had a devastating effect in China and World-wide. This Disaster has caused more than 50,000 feared dead, about 10 million people directly affected and 5 million homeless. The Chinese Students and Scholars Association in Ireland is now making an appeal to all the colleges in Ireland to collect donations to help the victims. read full story / add a comment
national / irish social forum / press release Thursday March 20, 2008 16:17 by Console Snowdrop   text 1 comment (last - thursday may 22, 2008 18:27)
Console's Snowdrop Campaign in aid of Ireland's Suicide Bereaved will be back by the Minister for Mental Health.

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