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national / crime and justice / press release Saturday March 05, 2011 14:11 by RNU PRO
Republican Network for Unity (RNU) Spokesperson; MARTIN OG MEEHAN has expressed serious concerns about the increase of RUC/PSNI brutality and harassment of recent days in North Belfast. read full story / add a comment
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antrim / worker & community struggles and protests / press release Thursday March 03, 2011 12:08 by PRO   image 1 image
SIPTU, the union for Boots workers here, called together workers from across the stores to listen to the concerns of their membership and to work together on a coherent plan for the year ahead. The meeting, which took place in the Europa Hotel, Belfast, on 1st March, was a resounding success for what has been achieved so far - and what can be achieved in the future with their input. read full story / add a comment
SIPTU Organiser, Martin O'Rourke
national / rights, freedoms and repression / press release Saturday February 26, 2011 14:24 by PRO   image 1 image
In recent days Oglaigh na hEireann the dissident republican group warned it would not tolerate “acts of treachery” — meaning any information passed to police that could lead to the arrest of its members. At the heart of the story is the issue of community co-operation with the PSNI.
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(SIPTU activists Martin O'Rourke, Teri Cregan, Niall McNally and Barry McColgan who were speakers at the Community meeting)
tyrone / worker & community struggles and protests / press release Wednesday February 23, 2011 23:27 by PRO   image 1 image
The community sector is being urged to sit up and take action to prevent it being seen as an easy target by both the Assembly and Westminster when the budget cuts are finalised.

The call came at a public meeting in Omagh on Thursday night (17th February) organised by trade union SIPTU, which addressed how vulnerable the community sector will be to the budget cuts.

The crowd was made up of a cross section of local councillors, community group and resident association representatives from the Omagh area.
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national / crime and justice / press release Monday February 21, 2011 21:42 by RNU PRO   image 1 image
Republican Network for Unity utterly condemns the imprisonment of Gerry McGeough and asks that all principled Republicans work for his immediate release. read full story / add a comment
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national / rights, freedoms and repression / press release Friday February 18, 2011 22:16 by RNU PRO   text 2 comments (last - wednesday march 16, 2011 19:34)   image 1 image
REPUBLICAN NETWORK for UNITY (RNU) Chairperson/ Cathaoirleach, CARL REILLY has expressed concern about the continued imprisonment of West Belfast man, Brendan Lillis. read full story / add a comment
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national / rights, freedoms and repression / press release Tuesday February 08, 2011 23:30 by RNU PRO   image 1 image
The Republican Network for Unity (RNU) held it’s second Annual General Meeting or Ard Fhéis on Sunday 6th February, 2011 in Belfast. The national conference was a successful event bringing together Activists from cumain around the country to chart a progressive way forward to end British rule, imperialism, partition, political imprisonment, political policing in Ireland.

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Some of the SIPTU members who attended the People's Congress. L-R, Barry McColgan, Teri Cregan, Peter Bunting, Anne Speed, Niall McNally and Martin O'Rourke
national / worker & community struggles and protests / press release Monday February 07, 2011 15:46 by PRO   image 2 images
A wide ranging SIPTU delegation including many community workers from across the north attended the 'People's Congress' in Belfast's Kings Hall on Saturday 7th February, using the event to network and build allies.

The event was organised by ICTU with the aim of bringing together Trade Unions and Communities to organise effectively against Tory imposed cutbacks. The hundreds of trade unionists and community activists listened to addresses on a number of topics including 'Myths used to Justify Cuts', 'Towards an Economy which serves society', 'Big Society, Small Future' and 'Rights in a Time of Recession.' Among those who spoke were Economist Dr Andrew Baker from Queen's University, Belfast, Paul Nowak who is head of Organisation and Services for TUC.
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SIPTU's Martin O'Rourke, Siobhan McDermott and Barry McColgan at Omagh District Council
tyrone / worker & community struggles and protests / press release Wednesday February 02, 2011 20:04 by PRO   image 2 images
Ireland's leading Trade Union SIPTU delivered a presentation on their campaign against cuts to communities to Omagh District Council on Tuesday 1st February.

The presentation was delivered by local community activists, Siobhan McDermott, Barry McColgan and SIPTU Lead Organiser Martin O'Rourke and aimed to build awareness and cross community, cross party support behind the community campaign.

A cross section of Councillors were present with all the main political parties represented at the engagement. and SIPTU believe the presentation was enthusiastically received by all. All the Councillors speaking at the meeting expressed their support for the campaign and many noting they were active members of community groups.
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national / rights, freedoms and repression / press release Thursday January 27, 2011 00:37 by RNU PRO   image 1 image
REPUBLICAN NETWORK FOR UNITY (RNU) Spokesperson, MARTIN ÓG MEEHAN has demanded that Veteran Republican, Martin Corey be released immediately.

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dublin / anti-capitalism / press release Wednesday January 26, 2011 19:18 by éirígí PRO   text 1 comment (last - wednesday january 26, 2011 23:26)
The socialist republican party éirígí are to hold a demonstration outside
Leinster House in Kildare Street this Saturday January 29th. The protest which
will commence at 5.30pm has been organised in opposition to the Finance bill
which is currently being fast-tracked through Leinster House read full story / add a comment
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national / crime and justice / press release Tuesday January 25, 2011 22:29 by RNU PRO   text 1 comment (last - wednesday january 26, 2011 23:34)   image 1 image
REPUBLICAN NETWORK for UNITY (RNU) Ard Chomhairle member, CARL REILLY has criticised a sinister attempt to blackmail Ardoyne Republican, Martin Óg Meehan.
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Some members of the SIPTU Boots Organising Committee
national / worker & community struggles and protests / press release Thursday January 20, 2011 13:42 by PRO   image 1 image
Ireland’s largest Trade Union, SIPTU have labelled the Boots Management as ‘belligerent and uncompromising’, for failing to acknowledge workers concerns.

SIPTU who are organising Boots workers in stores across the north drafted a petition and collected hundreds of signatures from staff calling for dignity and respect in the workplace.

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SIPTU Community activists meet in Belfast
antrim / anti-capitalism / press release Monday January 17, 2011 20:20 by PRO   image 1 image
Community activists from across the north are joining SIPTU to work together in protecting front line community services in their local areas.

That was the clear message on Tuesday 11th January as community leaders from across the north met at SIPTU's Belfast offices to assess the potential impact of cuts to frontline services in communities and to develop an effective campaign to protect these 'invaluable services' and the projects and centres which deliver them.
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dublin / anti-capitalism / press release Monday January 17, 2011 15:55 by éirígí PRO   text 2 comments (last - monday january 17, 2011 23:01)
Anglo Irish Bank Protesters to Contest all Charges as Trial Commences
As the trial of seven éirígí activists charged with a variety of offences
arising from a peaceful protest at Anglo Irish Bank Headquarters in Dublin on
May 15 last year is set to commence tomorrow [Tuesday], all seven are to plead
not guilty and vigorously contest all the charges laid against them.
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national / crime and justice / press release Friday January 14, 2011 00:57 by RNU PRO   image 1 image
Republican Network for Unity (RNU) Chairperson/Cathaoirleach, DANNY MCBREARTY has slammed the disturbing increase in RUC/PSNI harassment across the Six Counties as, ‘state terrorism’.

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national / crime and justice / press release Monday January 10, 2011 22:53 by RNU PRO   image 1 image
REPUBLICAN NETWORK for UNITY (RNU) Spokesperson, MARTIN ÓG MEEHAN has denounced a joint RUC/PSNI and British Army raid today in West Belfast as sinister. read full story / add a comment
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national / rights, freedoms and repression / press release Friday December 31, 2010 19:04 by RNU PRO   image 1 image
The REPUBLICAN NETWORK FOR UNITY (RNU) Chairperson/Cathaoirleach, DANNY MCBREARTY sends New Year greetings to Irish Political prisoners and their families.

Mr. McBrearty expressed; “Solidarity with all Republican Parties and groups who share our common commitment to a re-united Ireland and our common analysis that the Stormont administration is not a transition to our objective but a British imperialist trap to prevent us from achieving it.

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national / rights, freedoms and repression / press release Saturday December 18, 2010 00:06 by RNU PRO   text 3 comments (last - sunday december 19, 2010 07:22)   image 1 image
REPUBLICAN NETWORK for UNITY (RNU) Spokesperson, MARTIN ÓG MEEHAN responded to this week’s Stormont draft budget proposals as; “Draconian cuts dictated by David Cameron’s Tory-led British government”. read full story / add a comment
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national / rights, freedoms and repression / press release Thursday December 16, 2010 19:26 by RNU PRO   image 1 image
REPUBLICAN NETWORK for UNITY Chairperson/Cathaoirleach, DANNY MCBREARTY expresses solidarity with Irish Political Prisoners and their families in the run-up to Christmas. read full story / add a comment
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