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Joined up thinking for the Irish Left
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A shot at bias in the media
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Communist Party of the Irish Republic Statement: The GFA Stains our Hands with the Blood of Innocents
national / anti-war / press release Monday December 10, 2012 17:00 by CPIR 17 comments (last - saturday december 15, 2012 08:37)
The Good Friday Agreement was not the making of peace between the peoples of Ireland and Britain. It was the Irish comprador class returning fully into the bloody fold of empire. read full story / add a comment
national / miscellaneous / opinion/analysis Monday December 10, 2012 15:32 by state of our nation 3 comments (last - tuesday december 11, 2012 22:35)
''Five TDs, cosy in the warmth of the taxpayer-subsidised Dail members' bar, played a cruel prank on independent TD Mattie McGrath as he battled on behalf of a farmer in trouble with a financial institution.
As Mr McGrath, who is diabetic, was in the 10th hour of a sit-in at the offices of Friends First along with five others, Dail colleagues were creased with laughter as they made a hoax call purporting to be from Pizza Hut, offering free pizza to the protesters.
In on the mocking skit were Labour's Michael McCarthy, Fine Gael deputies Tom Hayes and Patrick O'Donovan and Fianna Fail TDs Michael Moynihan and Dara Calleary.
Mr McGrath fell for the joke, he admitted yesterday.
In the call, Mr McCarthy who has a reputation as a mimic, purported to be an Italian.
"They should be ashamed of themselves. While they were warming their backsides in Leinster House, Mattie McGrath was out working for a farmer who wasn't even in his constituency," he said.''
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national / crime and justice / opinion/analysis Monday December 10, 2012 15:17 by concerned citizen 3 comments (last - monday december 10, 2012 19:34)
''A deaf man has apologised for the death of a man who was hit by a bus following an alleged roadside altercation, a court has heard.
Edward Connors, who is profoundly deaf, has been charged with the manslaughter of Eoghan Dudley.
The 28-year-old died last Thursday evening after suffering severe head injuries in the incident in Dublin city centre.
Connors, 29, who has been living in a homeless hostel in Dublin, was brought before the city's District Court where proceedings were translated through a sign language interpreter.
Cahir O'Higgins, defending, requested that his client have an interpreter present when booked in to prison. He told the judge that Connors also relied on a methadone prescription and asked that all medical assistance be given to him in prison. No application was made for bail. The judge granted legal aid and requested the appropriate authorities to ensure whatever medical assistance is needed.''
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national / workers issues / opinion/analysis Sunday December 09, 2012 20:26 by Caoimhghin Ó Croidheáin 3 comments (last - sunday december 23, 2012 23:19)
Targeting young families, the elderly and the sick, as the government slashes child benefits, triples prescription charges and rubber-stamps controversial property tax. read full story / add a comment
national / workers issues / news report Wednesday December 05, 2012 22:21 by T 8 comments (last - saturday december 08, 2012 15:46) 6 images
The key points so far are increases to PRSI working out at about €250 per year per person. Children allowance cut by €10. Property tax set around €500 per year for a Celtic Tiger era house. 10 cents on the pint.
Cuts to electricity allowance and telephone allowance for OAPs. The devil will be in the details. read full story / add a comment
CPIR Statement: Parliamentary Opposition is Useless. Mass Demonstrations against the Budget are the only way forward.
Wednesday 5th December 2012 will see the latest in a series of budget attacks on the working class. The sequence of events is now well established. read full story / add a comment
national / animal rights / press release Saturday December 01, 2012 14:34 by Bernie Wright 7 comments (last - monday december 03, 2012 14:10) 1 image
NIGHT OF THE STARS - how many dogs will be injured or killed by Racing on Saturday??
DEMO AT SHELBOURNE PARK FOR THIS IGB BIG EVENT-‘NIGHT OF STARS’
DEMO STARTS AT 6.45 pm. 1st Dec [ SHELBOURNE PK TRACK]
‘There were whoops of excitement at Shelbourne Park’ when Minister Shane Mc Entee revealed details of the Night of Stars, Irish greyhound racing’s version of the Breeders’ Cup.
For more on the casualties SEE http://www.greyhoundaction.org.uk/facts7.html#eire
we need to let those who are ATTENDING KNOW ABOUT THE INJURIES, DRUGGING, DUMPING,MUTILATING and DEATHS OF THOUSANDS OF Beautiful GREYHOUNDS AT THE HANDS OF THOSE RACING THEM.
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national / workers issues / opinion/analysis Saturday December 01, 2012 11:29 by Caoimhghin Ó Croidheáin
This article looks at the failure of successive governments to make full use of the natural resources of Ireland leading to the current strategy of heaping more and more new taxation upon the Irish people to make up for their loss of income read full story / add a comment
national / workers issues / opinion/analysis Saturday December 01, 2012 09:54 by Caoimhghin Ó Croidheáin
Exports are booming while business and political elites are determined to make ordinary Irish people pay for the financial crisis read full story / add a comment
national / miscellaneous / opinion/analysis Tuesday November 27, 2012 22:53 by Gale Vogel 8 comments (last - saturday december 08, 2012 12:30)
Overheard in Dublin 2. Leaving the rich untouched while bleeding the people dry appears possibly an official policy. Based largely on an assumption that there is 'really no suffering' and those claiming pain are delusional, our leaders suffer little and act accordingly. Three out of our top four ministers were once teachers, they have had long and successful political careers and have never known the suffering that comes from austerity. There is an insidious absence of understanding for those who carry this state, the workers for the most part in the private sector who provide vital services and support through tax for the equally vital services provided by our state. These privately generated taxes are vital, without which there would be not support. The forthcoming budget has apparently not been discussed in An Dáil though is only days away. Joe, walking on Grafton Street describes this as 'pathetic'. read full story / add a comment
national / crime and justice / feature Tuesday November 27, 2012 12:02 by Joe Murphy 11 comments (last - tuesday december 04, 2012 01:50) 26 images
A wreath-laying ceremony to honour and remember the three busmen who were killed will take place in Sackville Place at the site of the pavement memorial: ‘A Fallen Bouquet’.
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national / anti-war / news report Friday November 23, 2012 13:56 by GALWAY ALLIANCE AGAINST WAR 4 comments (last - monday november 26, 2012 00:53) 1 image
One of the main speakers at a booklet launch in Charlie Byrne’s bookshop, Galway, this evening at 6pm has been arrested by the Gardai in relation to ‘criminal damage’ at Shannon Airport. read full story / add a comment
national / environment / press release Thursday November 22, 2012 21:21 by CPIR 1 comment (last - thursday november 22, 2012 21:22)
According to Teagasc, farmers in the 26 counties now get two thirds of their income from state grants and schemes, paid for by the landless worker. read full story / add a comment
Statement on the foreclosure of genuine politics in Ireland by the ruling comprador class. read full story / add a comment
national / rights and freedoms / opinion/analysis Thursday November 22, 2012 15:41 by Anthony Coughlan 1 image
This memo details aspects of the McKenna judgement, the Coughlan case, two key legal battles waged by private citizens in the ongoing war for fairness in our media and by our government during Referenda and other government campaigns read full story / add a comment
national / gender and sexuality / news report Wednesday November 14, 2012 23:57 by Elric 1 comment (last - wednesday may 22, 2013 16:32)
Lobby your TDs on the immediate need for legislation to give effect to the X case
Take action and ask your TD to make legislation for the X Case a priority for the government. Your action will make a difference to ensure that we do not have to wait another 20 years for legislation to implement the constitutional right to an abortion in cases where the life of the mother is at risk. TDs need to hear from the 79% of the population who believe abortion should be available in certain circumstances. Thank you for your support!
Send emails to your TDs here: http://www.nwci.ie/takeaction/ read full story / add a comment
There were eight people due to appear in Belmullet district court today for charges arising from protest against the Corrib gas Project.
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national / rights and freedoms / feature Wednesday November 14, 2012 13:04 by indyjourno 44 comments (last - saturday december 08, 2012 07:05) 8 images 1 video file
Two demonstrations have been called in light of this tragic death
Pro-Choice Ireland have called a demonstration for 6 o'clock this evening Wednesday 14th November outside Leinster House.
Action on X in conjunction with Galway Pro-Choice has called a candle lit vigil for this Saturday the 17th of November beginning at the Garden of Remembrance at 4 o'clock .
UPDATE: "NEVER AGAIN" are holding a protest at the Dail, Kildare Street, Wednesday, November 28, 2012 6:00pm see HERE 31 year old Savita Halappanavar died last week after being denied a termination after presenting with a miscarriage. Having originally presented at the hospital with a back pain on October 21st, it was discovered that Savita was miscarrying. She was 17 weeks pregnant at the time.
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national / rights and freedoms / press release Tuesday November 13, 2012 19:07 by Elric 1 comment (last - friday november 30, 2012 12:44) 1 video file
The socialist republican party éirígí has slammed the arrest and detention of one of their members in Newry. The party’s general secretary, Breandán Mac Cionnaith, described the arrest which took place yesterday (Monday) as yet further evidence of political policing by the PSNI.
Mac Cionnaith said, “In September last year, Stephen Murney was arrested by the PSNI during a series of raids on homes in the Derrybeg area of Newry. At the time, Stephen had been present during the raids to provide solidarity and advice to those affected by the raids. PSNI members took exception to that and arrested him, also assaulting Stephen in front of many witnesses. He was later spuriously charged with assaulting those who had assaulted him. read full story / add a comment
SIPTU Press Release: 13th November 2012
New figures from the Department of Social Protection have shown a dramatic fall in the participation rate of lone parents in Community Employment (CE) schemes, according to SIPTU. read full story / add a comment
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