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waterford / animal rights / news report Thursday March 14, 2013 21:53 by Bernie Wright   text 2 comments (last - friday march 15, 2013 13:11)   image 1 image

A farmer who single-handedly slaughtered almost 4,000 pigs in a frenzied attack after a banned food additive was discovered on his farm was ordered to pay over €71,000 in fines and legal costs. Pig farmer Thomas Galvin from Ballinamuck, Dungarvan, Co Waterford denied 29 charges brought against him. Galvin was found guilty of a string of offences including the movement of pigs onto and off restricted lands following the discovery of a highly toxic additive, Carbadox, in April 2002.
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Gentle animals sent abroad to die violently for profit.
waterford / animal rights / news report Tuesday February 26, 2013 10:51 by Bernie Wright   image 1 image
The Al Mahmoud vessel has now left Waterford loaded with Cattle to make the 10-day trip to Tripoli in Libya.We know they tried to avoid the media and our VIGIL held on TUESDAY resulted in the ship leaving early to ‘avoid trouble at the dock’. Five security manned the checkpoint and even RTE were refused access to the ship.
Two Irish firms Murphy Hunter International and Quinn International are partnering with Syrian business Al Mahmoud to export the cattle to Libya.
We want to stop this trade and we ASK your help .
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Stop live animal exports -respect all beings right to life-go vegan.
waterford / animal rights / press release Sunday February 17, 2013 00:46 by Bernie Wright   text 4 comments (last - monday february 18, 2013 19:50)   image 2 images
Exporters have begun assembling 2,900 cattle for the first live export vessel destined for Libya on Wednesday next.
All breeds except Friesians are being sought for Live export to Libya according to David Hunter of Murphy Hunter International Livestock in Cork.
The Vessel arriving from Ceuta, the Al Mahmoud Express will have 2,900 young dairy bulls loaded from Monday at Waterford port to travel to Tripoli, loading alone may take 48 hours. The sea journey will take 10 days.
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Hare Coursing....end this now.
waterford / animal rights / news report Wednesday October 03, 2012 15:25 by Bernie Wright   text 7 comments (last - sunday october 14, 2012 01:53)   image 5 images
Waterford LIVE HARE Coursing

The Waterford Hare Coursing club do not have their own field to hold events. [They currently use a temporary piece of land. ]They therefore are reliant on someone with land to rent or lend for their annual two days enclosed hare coursing event.
by kind permission of the landowners .
MONDAY & TUESDAY 29th & 30th OCTOBER 2012

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Death  on the tracks
waterford / animal rights / press release Friday August 19, 2011 13:10 by Bernie wright   text 5 comments (last - tuesday august 23, 2011 16:50)   image 1 image


AFAR would like to  strongly condemn the killing of four horses at Tramore Racetrack on Sunday . APPARENTLY …a combination of fast ground and tight bends contributed to an incident-filled four-day festival at Tramore last week but there was an unfortunate heavy toll on Sunday.

AFAR does not accept the weak excuses for these animals losing their lives and suffering needlessy in the name of profit and gambling.

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Waterford Glass workers on Saturdays march
waterford / worker & community struggles and protests / news report Thursday February 26, 2009 11:01 by James McBarron   image 1 image   audio 1 audio file
The workers at Waterford Crystal occupying the plant are an example to us all. Rather than accept the closure of the business, the loss of all the jobs and the destruction of the area’s premier industry; workers seized the buildings making liquidation impossible for the receiver. read full story / add a comment
Canteen Board 1
waterford / worker & community struggles and protests / feature Tuesday February 03, 2009 02:20 by Cork WSM Box & Fotos / Article -by Various   text 21 comments (last - tuesday march 16, 2010 14:50)   image 10 images   video 1 video file   audio 1 audio file
Members of the Cork branch of the Workers Solidarity Movement travelled to Waterford today (2nd Feburary) to offer solidarity and support to the workers who are occupying Waterford Crystal. While there we took the opportunity to do an interview with Joe Kelly of the UNITE union and of Waterford Crystal, asking him the kind of questions that fellow workers and readers of Indymedia might be interested in. We also took some photos of a unique Waterford twist on 'canteen culture'. You can hear the interview with which we recorded here. read full story / add a comment
waterford / anti-capitalism / press release Monday February 02, 2009 17:34 by Kevin
The Waterford Glass workers have taken a stand. We need to build support and show solidarity ... read full story / add a comment
waterford / worker & community struggles and protests / feature Friday January 30, 2009 23:48 by Joe Carolan   text 34 comments (last - tuesday may 19, 2009 12:37)   image 7 images   video 2 video files   audio 1 audio file
Following the successful factory occupation of Republic Windows and Doors in Chicago, the workers of Waterford Glass now show the way to fight redundancies and lay offs. In a year where it is estimated that up to 50 million workers are due to lose their jobs, and banks continue to be propped up with billions of dollars and euro, we need to demand that companies are nationalised and jobs defended. The Direct Action by the Waterford Workers now puts it up to the Irish government- who is more important, workers and their families or the tiny financial elite of the banks.

Nationalise the Glass, and let the workers run the factory. They'd do a better job of it.

Joe Carolan
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waterford / animal rights / press release Saturday October 18, 2008 12:43 by Bernie Wright
LATEST NEWS from the Irish Coursing Club.(ICC website)

Waterford Coursing Club would like to sincerely thank Lord Waterford, their loyal sponsors, landowners, greyhound owners and working members for their help and support over the years.
Regrettably their 2008 coursing meeting has to be cancelled but they look forward to being back in action in 2009. read full story / add a comment
waterford / rights, freedoms and repression / opinion/analysis Monday May 19, 2008 20:11 by Adam Bolger   text 4 comments (last - thursday may 22, 2008 16:47)
my opinions on school, propaganda, and my philosophy's read full story / add a comment
Association of Hunt Saboteurs meeting up for the anti-hunt demo in Waterford
waterford / animal rights / news report Thursday December 27, 2007 15:00 by John Tierney Campaigns Directory AOHS   text 11 comments (last - wednesday march 12, 2008 12:12)   image 1 image
A large group of animal rights activists protested at the St. Stephen’s Day meet of the Waterford Foxhounds in Tramore Co. Waterford.

The annual protest was organised by the Association of Hunt Saboteurs and BadgerWatch Ireland.

Protesters held banners condemning foxhunting and called for a ban on bloodsports.

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"If you strike us, imprison, or kill us, out of our prisons or graves, we will evoke a spirit that will thwart you, and perhaps, raise a force that will destroy you! We defy you! Do your worst!" (James Connolly)
waterford / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Monday August 27, 2007 20:31 by Republican Socialist   text 3 comments (last - wednesday august 29, 2007 08:54)   image 1 image
Follow the recent arrests and intimidation and harrasment of members of the Waterford IRSP by the 'secret police'. Yet another young member of the Kevin Lynch Cumann (Waterford) was arrested at 6.45am this morning. read full story / add a comment
Some of the attendance at the Workers' Party Árd Fheis 21.04.07
waterford / anti-capitalism / press release Monday April 23, 2007 16:10 by Press Office   text 4 comments (last - tuesday april 24, 2007 19:38)   image 4 images
The Workers' Party held its Árd Fheis in Waterford last Saturday with a big turn-out at the Granville Hotel which was packed to capacity for most debates. read full story / add a comment
waterford / animal rights / news report Tuesday August 01, 2006 21:13 by Alliance for Animal Rights   text 7 comments (last - tuesday august 14, 2007 16:39)
Another VEGAS Circus Attack in Waterford.

Yesterday Monday 31st July early morning.Waterford.

. A well known animal protection worker/rescue person was set upon on the New Ross /Wellington bridge Rd by two Vegas Circus staff. The lady is Seventy Six years old and was pasting anti circus flyers over the Circus posters to alert people to the cruely that performing animals endure.
She was in the process of doing this when two men, an Italian and a tall fair haired man shoved her to the ground and held her arm behind her back.They threatened her and proceeded to break up a bicycle she had with her .Gardai Reports are being made.
Vegas are now at a site in Tramore.
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waterford / environment / press release Thursday September 30, 2004 13:01 by Save Viking Waterford Action Group   text 1 comment (last - wednesday october 06, 2004 14:47)
Woodstown Viking Site needs to be excavated now. read full story / add a comment
waterford / environment / press release Wednesday September 22, 2004 11:31 by Save Viking Waterford Action Group
waterford / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Wednesday July 14, 2004 20:25 by Jim   text 2 comments (last - thursday july 15, 2004 03:13)
Comrades, families and friends gathered in Waterford to commemorate the international bridage from the town and county. read full story / add a comment
waterford / anti-capitalism / press release Tuesday May 18, 2004 13:02 by Roy Hassey   text 2 comments (last - wednesday may 19, 2004 23:37)
For Alternative Environmental Summit and Demonstration in Waterford read full story / add a comment
waterford / anti-capitalism / press release Thursday May 13, 2004 11:25 by Roy Hassey   text 5 comments (last - thursday may 13, 2004 20:13)
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