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The Saker
A bird's eye view of the vineyard

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Human Rights in Ireland

offsite link Minority Government, Human Rights, and the Opportunity for Constitutional Dialogue Fri May 06, 2016 11:36 | Ntina Tzouvala

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Cedar Lounge
For lefties too stubborn to quit

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Dublin Opinion
Life should be full of strangeness, like a rich painting

offsite link Notes for a Book on Money and the Irish State - The Marshall Aid Program 15:10 Sat Apr 02, 2016

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Ireland at Venice
international / arts and media / news report Thursday June 02, 2005 13:53 by dunk   text 17 comments (last - tuesday september 27, 2005 15:24)   image 30 images
bienelle lasts from june 12 till oct 2.
US born Sarah Pierce is 1 of 5 artists representings republic of Ireland.

Since 2003, Sarah Pierce has organised an art practice involving a number of strategies collectively termed The Metropolitan Complex. Central to this practice is an investigation of the local as a discourse articulated through institutions, artists, art schools, and bureaucracies. Here, the so-named ‘complex’ implicates the psychological, social, and often incidental relationships that form a local scene. For Venice, The Metropolitan Complex sites a Pavilion on the grounds of the Scuola di San Pasquale as an experiment in nationality, history and finding one’s place. read full story / add a comment
national / sci-tech / news report Sunday May 01, 2005 19:35 by dunk
a mail list has been set up which you can sign up to, letting people know of what scientific events are on around city and country
email scients [at] indigo [dot] ie for more info or to recieve mails

Science@Culture dont have a website as yet

"if the day ever dawns when science, art and religion become as one, we would then have that which is missing today"
frank lloyd wright @ 1920, US architect read full story / add a comment
convergence 7- building healthy communities
dublin / environment / news report Saturday April 30, 2005 15:41 by dunk   text 3 comments (last - tuesday may 03, 2005 12:15)   image 10 images
4 day festival in dublins city cetre:
sustainability, food fair, exhibitions, films, conferences, car free streets.......... read full story / add a comment
the buzz of life, back on the street
dublin / arts and media / news report Thursday April 28, 2005 20:18 by dunk   text 3 comments (last - friday june 29, 2007 15:10)   image 2 images
McNeills of 140 Capel Street

An old music shop on capel street is changing hands but for the short while its in limbo an artist collective has got together and have put on a little exhibition, its only open from april 28- may 11 but its a pleasure to walk through an old house on that great street. read full story / add a comment
dublin / arts and media / news report Saturday February 05, 2005 13:39 by dunk   text 2 comments (last - sunday february 06, 2005 21:58)   image 5 images
urban bicycle exchange

Temporary bike workshop where old or abandoned bikes can be brought and fixed by whoever wants to keep them. Bring along an old bike, or come along and bring home a new one.


other interesting stuff........ read full story / add a comment
no division- SARI, 8 years and growing
national / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Monday September 20, 2004 11:03 by dunk   text 12 comments (last - thursday september 23, 2004 14:37)   image 7 images
the weather was not as good as previous years but that has not stopped SARI growing bigger every year.
FATIMA were the overall winners of the cup and DUN LAOIGHRE won the plate
lots of people, lots of color, lots of fun
well done to everyone who was involved
and fair play to the bohs girls, yesterday wasnt the warmest of days but the still went around smiling in their bohs tops

we stopped and had little interviews with people yesterday. so enjoy the audio clips and tell more people that this and other thing like it are growing nationwide

its a strange time for ireland, untill recently we were the ones leaving home, hoping to be made welcome in new countries. now the tables have turned and people are arriving on our shores
people from all backrounds and coutries are learnign to live, work and play together
diversity is healthy
we celebrate this and hope it grows and grows
as Peter said: we are all part of the global village read full story / add a comment
is this the death of moore street?
dublin / miscellaneous / news report Tuesday September 14, 2004 18:10 by dunk   text 26 comments (last - tuesday august 16, 2005 17:58)   image 11 images
the machines are rolling in
buildings are being torn down
new ones are going up
will it bring more life to the street?
the street is the heart of dublin
its story is dublins story is irelands story

the last few years has seen new colours, new tastes, new languages, new sounds, styles.
as well as all that was there before.
should it stay like this, growing in its own natural livley way
or do we want more big windows telling us what we should buy? read full story / add a comment
remembering 9 11 outside US embassy
international / anti-war / imperialism / news report Saturday September 11, 2004 16:05 by dunk   text 20 comments (last - sunday september 11, 2005 13:09)   image 5 images
Remembering the dead of the war without end- NYC-Afghanistan-Iraq
Remembering the dead, defending the living!* die in at U.S. Embassy+ NYC RCN feedback read full story / add a comment
ESF live connection to ireland
international / irish social forum / opinion/analysis Wednesday September 08, 2004 00:15 by dunk   text 12 comments (last - monday september 20, 2004 12:09)   image 1 image
2500 years ago people communicated in the agora in athens
we are in a new age :: new agora:: is a dual system of using real and virtual together to again develop healthy discussion
an attempt to make a live feed from the ESF in london to convergence festival in dublin a week after ISF 2 is underway read full story / add a comment
dublin / arts and media / opinion/analysis Saturday August 28, 2004 13:19 by dunk   text 4 comments (last - tuesday march 01, 2005 02:00)   image 9 images
Park Road Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th · 12pm - 6.00pm · family, all ages

muralismo is happening this weekend, a giant mural will be painted alongside peoples park dun laoighre as part of festival

some indymedia people are trying to do "communication action"; hopefully this will happen
petit cinema, imc boards, printflares, take pictures and hopefully make little documentary with nicaragua team FUNARTE? read full story / add a comment
indemedia anto
international / arts and media / news report Wednesday July 28, 2004 23:07 by dunk   text 5 comments (last - sunday august 08, 2004 20:16)   image 13 images
"the need for independant media centres" Indymedia film from dublin screened on street corner in ROUBAIX, lille, france read full story / add a comment
cork / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Thursday July 15, 2004 14:17 by dunk   text 16 comments (last - monday september 13, 2004 01:16)
"at the traveller site in black pool off gt william o`brain st. guards are here trying to evict or scare them off. we are supporting the travellers, could use more bodies. have just heard the gardai have threathened to block the travllers in. all help appreciated"
recieved from cork activist at 14.45 yesterday read full story / add a comment
national / miscellaneous / news report Thursday June 17, 2004 23:04 by dunk   text 21 comments (last - wednesday june 08, 2005 19:06)
Lord Mayor Royston Brady has announced that he will be hosting a civic reception in Dublin for the Colombia Three, on their return from captivity in Bogota. This will likely be his last civic function. read full story / add a comment
think global ART local
international / arts and media / opinion/analysis Friday May 14, 2004 23:23 by dunk   text 43 comments (last - thursday october 06, 2005 18:22)   image 52 images   audio 2 audio files
the red archive is on all month in project (the big blue building accross from the kitchen)
its an OPEN exhibition looking at the relationship between art and politics
its on all month and started on mayday
so get down there, bring your stuff, invent new things, change the world- if you really want to read full story / add a comment
indymedia- 150 nodes - 90 + countries
international / anti-capitalism / opinion/analysis Saturday May 08, 2004 13:15 by dunk   text 8 comments (last - tuesday january 23, 2007 19:33)   image 2 images
global civil society network project:
wider global world social forum process, whose main communication network is facilitated by indymedia network
WSF 3 project did not happen. but im sure that it is only a matter of time before this way of communicating becomes the norm.

and thats when we will really be changing things
its healthy, its natural, its inevitable read full story / add a comment
national / arts and media / news report Sunday April 25, 2004 13:28 by dunk   text 14 comments (last - tuesday june 08, 2004 04:48)   image 1 image
Media Forum: Inside the Irish Mainstream Media
11am Saturday April 24th - Screening Space

This forum includes speakers from both inside the mainstream media and those outside attempting to create alternatives. It will take a look at the media in Ireland and internationally and ask how free and objective it is in reality and what can be done to improve it.

Panel: Vincent Browne (RTE, Irish Times), Harry Browne (writer & lecturer in Journalism), Sean O'Siochrú (CRIS campaign), Ciaran Moore (Indymedia Editor), Jack Byrne (NEARfm).

Chair; Margeret (CMN, community media network) read full story / add a comment
dublin / miscellaneous / press release Wednesday January 21, 2004 13:16 by dunk   text 7 comments (last - wednesday july 18, 2007 14:35)   image 2 images
massive earthquake happened
we are doing something to help
will you get involved

26th of December an earthquake hit the city of Bam in Iran. 40,000 people have died and many many more are in desperate need of help.

here in Ireland we have organised the FILLAWELLY WANDER. a sponsored walk around the 25 miles of Dublin Bay on Saturday 31st January and Sunday 1st February 2004.

we hope as many people as possible will get involved
will you? read full story / add a comment
finished spiral, sin e anois, dancing in the sea
clare / arts and media / news report Tuesday December 09, 2003 21:57 by dunk   text 15 comments (last - thursday july 21, 2005 18:29)   image 3 images
“playing with phi”
on Sunday the 9th of December 2003 a piece of land art was done on the beach of Lahinch in county Clare. It was done by 4 people for a few different reasons. read full story / add a comment
national / anti-war / imperialism / news report Tuesday December 09, 2003 20:48 by dunk   text 13 comments (last - monday april 19, 2004 13:51)   image 1 image
Saturday 8th December 2003 @ 4.03 pm White car (96 CE 1367) drove into a protest, knocking someone onto his bonnet
gardai were informed
what to do now?
have you any pix or film, did you witness it read full story / add a comment
global indymedia network
international / arts and media / opinion/analysis Tuesday December 02, 2003 11:46 by dunk   text 5 comments (last - wednesday march 10, 2004 19:36)   image 2 images
can it be improved
yes read full story / add a comment
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