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offsite link Grains of deceit Wed May 25, 2022 13:15 | amarynth
Grains of deceit There are several evolving issues that are being watched regarding plans and developments made by the West to open Ukrainian Black Sea commercial ports. A medley of

offsite link Yellow Vests: At worst, the most important French movement for 100 years Wed May 25, 2022 12:37 | amarynth
by Ramin Mazaheri for the Saker blog At the very worst they will be as forgotten as the sit-ins, factory occupations, strikes and marches of 1936 have been: 1936 was,

offsite link Moveable Feast Cafe 2022/05/25 ? Open Thread Wed May 25, 2022 12:00 | herb
2022/05/25 11:00:01Welcome to the ‘Moveable Feast Cafe’. The ‘Moveable Feast’ is an open thread where readers can post wide ranging observations, articles, rants, off topic and have animate discussions of

offsite link NATO vs Russia: what happens next Tue May 24, 2022 23:55 | amarynth
In Davos and beyond, NATO’s upbeat narrative plays like a broken record, while on the ground, Russia is stacking up wins that could sink the Atlantic order. By Pepe Escobar,

offsite link Quick update from Andrei on this and that Tue May 24, 2022 20:51 | The Saker
Dear friends, It has been almost a month since you heard from me, so I decided to post a short update. As I indicated in my initial post, I had

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Public Inquiry
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Lockdown Skeptics

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offsite link Nick Hudson Coming to London ? Get Tickets Now Tue May 17, 2022 18:00 | Will Jones
Nick Hudson of PANDA is coming to London on Thursday May 26th to deliver ?The Quest for Open Science?, after which he will be interviewed by Jeffrey Peel from the New Era and take questions from the audience.
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offsite link Don?t Panic Mr Monkeypox! Social Distancing Returns Due to New Viral Panic Tue May 17, 2022 16:53 | Toby Young
At least one medical practice in West London has reintroduced social distancing to reduce the risk of patients contracting Monkeypox. This, in spite of the fact that there are only nine cases so far in the U.K.
The post Don’t Panic Mr Monkeypox! Social Distancing Returns Due to New Viral Panic appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

offsite link Are All Britain?s Current Woes Traceable to a Group of Entitled ?Tory Toffs? at Oxford in the 1980s? Tue May 17, 2022 13:00 | Toby Young
Simon Kuper's book about how a small group of 'Tory Toffs' who were at Oxford in the 1980s masterminded the Brexit project to reclaim their aristocratic birthright is highly entertaining, but not convincing.
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offsite link Forget Science ? Climate Now Has a Central Role in The Culture Wars Tue May 17, 2022 11:26 | Chris Morrison
You might think that if you debunk patently silly extreme weather claims, the entire fear agenda will go away. Think again. Climate change is now firmly embedded in the culture wars surrounding race, identity and gender.
The post Forget Science ? Climate Now Has a Central Role in The Culture Wars appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

offsite link Would the U.S. Side With Ukraine?s Far-Right Against Zelensky? Tue May 17, 2022 10:10 | Noah Carl
Why didn't the US back Zelensky? The New York Times wrote earlier this year that his government could be overthrown by far-right groups if he ?agrees to a peace deal that in their minds gives too much to Moscow?.
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Search words: tara

international / environment / event notice Monday June 13, 2011 15:50 by tara Wray
On the 18th June there will be an awareness raising action taking place on shop street in Galway in order to raise public awareness about the Tar Sands. We will be flyering bettween 10:30 to 3 or so. I will have flyers available for anyone who is willing to help out. I also have two posters done up for the day. If anyone is available to help out with flyers and talking to the public please email me. read full story / add a comment
dublin / miscellaneous / event notice Thursday June 09, 2011 10:55 by Mick
Campaign launch with talks by campaign members and Sandy Fitzgerald, former director of Dublin City Arts. Followed by Food and Party. 3 euro suggested donation after 10pm. read full story / add a comment
The old City Arts building - another wasted NAMA building
dublin / miscellaneous / news report Thursday June 02, 2011 23:20 by Mick   text 1 comment (last - saturday june 04, 2011 10:31)   image 2 images
Join us on June 11th for the launch of the Campaign for the Old City Arts Building (COCAB). Our aim is to take back the Old City Arts building, 23-25 Mosse St (near tara dart station) which has been abandoned for nearly a decade and is now part of the National Assets Management Agency (NAMA). We want the building to be opened up for use as an educational and cultural space, managed collectively by anyone who wants to take part, independent of private or state institutions. We also want to broaden this by demanding that the NAMA legislation be changed so that all disused NAMA buildings can be used by the citizens for social and cultural projects, social housing or (in the case of undeveloped land) community gardens. It is clear that the politics of ‘elected representatives’ has completely failed in the context of the crisis- only people power and direct action can bring real change. read full story / add a comment
national / rights, freedoms and repression / press release Monday May 16, 2011 12:46 by Saoirse
A Uachtaráin, a chara,

On behalf of Republican Sinn Féin I wish to place on record our opposition to the invitation which has been extended to the Queen of England to visit Páirc an Chrócaigh.

We object to this visit on the grounds that a visit to any part of Ireland by the head of the British State is inappropriate while that state continues to occupy part of Ireland
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Aindrias Ó Cathasaigh – 1916: Seachtar na Cásca
antrim / history and heritage / event notice Wednesday April 06, 2011 22:11 by Ciarán   image 1 image
Léiríonn Gort na Móna CLG & Glór na Móna
Sraith Léachtanna Pobail 2011

Aibreán – Satharn Cásca, an 23ú, 2in

Aindrias Ó Cathasaigh – 1916: Seachtar na Cásca

Is staraí é Aindrias Ó Cathasaigh, a scríobh na scripteanna don tsraith 1916: Seachtar na Cásca ar TG4, agus an leabhar a foilsíodh in éineacht léi. Tá leabhair staire trí Ghaeilge scríofa aige freisin ar Shéamus Ó Conghaile, Máirtín Ó Cadhain, Karl Marx agus Pádraic Ó Conaire. Tá go leor taighde déanta aige ar an tréimhse réabhlóideach i dtús an 20ú céad in Éirinn, agus cion na Gaeilge uirthi go háirithe.

Tarlóidh an chaint i gColáiste Feirste, Páirc Radharc na bhFeá, Béal Feirste. read full story / add a comment
‘Preservation’ of the Lismullin National Monument – M3 Motorway at Hill of Tara – 2007
national / history and heritage / press release Wednesday April 06, 2011 11:21 by Taravenger   image 2 images
The new Minister for the Environment, Phil Hogan, must act immediately to amend the National Monuments Act and the Planning and Development Act to comply with EU law and save our important cultural and archaeological sites. read full story / add a comment
One of Tara's Ancestors wrenched from the Sacred Burial Grounds at Tara. NRA photo
international / miscellaneous / opinion/analysis Wednesday January 05, 2011 16:36 by Carmel Diviney   text 9 comments (last - monday january 10, 2011 15:56)   image 1 image
Especially for the cynics... read full story / add a comment
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international / crime and justice / opinion/analysis Tuesday December 21, 2010 02:59 by Anonymous Zero   image 1 image
Worthington Properties (Vancouver, Downtown Eastside )
Linked to World Organized Crime Syndicates read full story / add a comment
Collierstown body removed from ancient rest. Photo NRA
international / history and heritage / event notice Monday November 01, 2010 17:46 by Carmel Diviney   text 11 comments (last - tuesday november 09, 2010 11:20)   image 1 image   video 3 video files
tara campaigners will be handing in the Petition to rebury the remains unearthed from the sacred burial grounds during excavation for the M3 Motorway on Monday Nov 8th 12-2pm. Please join us. read full story / add a comment
national / arts and media / event notice Friday October 22, 2010 15:37 by TSPG   text 16 comments (last - monday november 01, 2010 12:03)   image 21 images
Sat 30th Oct 7.30pm : Poetry and Music on the Hill of tara.

To celebrate the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, Poets and Musicians will gather at the Hill of tara as in days of old to honour the ancestral spirits, the land and the history and mythology of tara in poetry and song.

Free Event read full story / add a comment
national / arts and media / press release Sunday September 19, 2010 20:25 by Pyjamarama   text 5 comments (last - saturday september 25, 2010 12:40)   video 1 video file
Pyjama Girls isn't your typical commerical release. Its a film which deserves a space on Indymedia.

Pyjama Girls, a new Irish documentary by Maya Derrington that examines the lives of two of Dublin’s ‘pyjama girls’, will screen at some of the country’s most prominent cinemas as part of a DIY distribution campaign. The film sold out its week-long run at Dublin’s IFI and was moved from the smallest to the largest screen after one day. IFI director Sarah Glennie says “the film attracted a new audience profile to the cinema – it’s pyjama mania!” read full story / add a comment
Getting the raw Cowen
national / consumer issues / news report Wednesday September 15, 2010 19:42 by Seán Ryan and Madam K   text 32 comments (last - tuesday september 28, 2010 11:44)   image 15 images   video 3 video files
A man of the people. Flawed yes. But a man of the people all the same. Some alcohol, some nudity and some public urination, we take to the streets with Brian Cowen to say sorry. read full story / add a comment
Photos Sean Gilmartin
international / arts and media / event notice Tuesday August 24, 2010 17:18 by Carmel Diviney   text 22 comments (last - sunday september 12, 2010 11:32)   image 22 images
Third Feis Teamhra event 29th Aug 2010 3-5pm Hill of tara read full story / add a comment
One of two Ringforts destroyed in the Kilmurray area. Photo Irish Independent today.
national / environment / news report Tuesday August 10, 2010 15:15 by Carmel Diviney   text 12 comments (last - sunday august 15, 2010 11:55)   image 2 images
Support the call for a full prosecution of those who destroy our heritage. About 35,000 ring fort sites are currently identifiable in the Irish landscape – they are clearly marked on Ordnance Survey 6“ maps.

Of these, only about 250 ring forts have so far been subjected to archaeological excavation. How many we retain protected and preserved is up to us. Write letters to Gormley in support of the call from the Friends of the Irish Environment to bear the full weight of the law down upon the people responsible for this destruction.

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national / environment / opinion/analysis Tuesday July 20, 2010 11:42 by Sean Keir Moriarty   text 2 comments (last - wednesday july 21, 2010 22:21)
Dear Prime Minister Cowen,

Over the course of the past three (3) years, I've written you, Mr. Gormley, the members of Dáil Éireann, the Meath County Council, archaeologists at NUI Galway, UC Dublin, UC Cork, The Heritage Council, The Discovery Programme and the OPW on numerous occasions regarding my research paper, 'Orthostat, the Mound of the Hostages'.

http://www.knowth.com/tara-pdf.htm

The purpose for doing so was to convince The Heritage Council, The Discovery Programme & OPW to complete the geo-physical mapping of tara, which I have no doubt will confirm the hypothesis set forth in my paper, that the symbols carved on Orthostat L2 within the Mound of the Hostages, constitute a map of the Hill of tara, as it existed during the Neolithic Age. ( ca. 3200 BC)

The response I received from The Discovery Programme was that "no one here is compet read full story / add a comment
national / environment / opinion/analysis Monday July 12, 2010 16:13 by Farrelly57   text 27 comments (last - saturday august 28, 2010 10:33)   image 7 images
A new problem is affecting our Chestnut Trees and felling these green giants with speed everywhere across Ireland. read full story / add a comment
galway / environment / opinion/analysis Friday July 02, 2010 22:01 by donkylemore   text 1 comment (last - monday july 12, 2010 14:43)
The notion is as absurd as it is reflective on how cravenly this Junior coalition partners will act do to stay in power.
The Greens are not the tail that wags the dog; they are the illegitimate pup which it might have been wiser - in political terms - to have put down the moment he was seen to have been overly frisky
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dublin / animal rights / event notice Wednesday June 30, 2010 20:53 by Laura Broxson   text 1 comment (last - monday july 05, 2010 14:19)
Day of action to highlight the cruel Dog & Cat Meat Trade in Korea read full story / add a comment
meath / environment / opinion/analysis Monday June 14, 2010 11:41 by Farrelly57   text 18 comments (last - friday september 03, 2010 11:19)   image 13 images
The proposed tara/Skryne Landscape Conservation plan is an attempt to protect and preserve an old and sacred area but it may be scuppered by a small cabal of politicians who are again spreading scare storied and lies to keep the area open for all and any developement. read full story / add a comment
Gweebarra Conservation Group Poster for Public meeting 12 June, 4.00pm Elliott's Lounge, Leitirmacaward, Donegal
donegal / environment / event notice Monday June 07, 2010 16:18 by Gweebarra Conservation Group   image 2 images
Gweebarra Conservation Group are holding a Public Meeting in Elliott's Lounge in Leitirmacaward on Saturday, June 12th at 4.00pm to discuss the recently granted prospecting license; high voltage power lines; industrial wind farms and the growing litter problem as a result of the increased recycling charges by Donegal County Council. read full story / add a comment
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