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national / environment / press release Dé Céadaoin Aibreán 23, 2014 23:43 byFriends of Irish Environment
In a submission to the National Peatlands Strategy, Friends of the Irish Environment have pointed out that total emissions from our bogs are of the same scale as total emissions from the transport sector.

However, the authors write that ‘the importance of our peatlands for the climate is not correctly acknowledged by the draft Strategy. As a result the draft Strategy fails to integrate with climate change policy and indeed is in conflict with Ireland's obligations under the UNFCCC.’ read full story / add a comment
national / elections / news report Dé Céadaoin Aibreán 23, 2014 17:33 byJustin Morahan   text 1 comment (last - dé céadaoin aibreán 23, 2014 23:19)   image 1 image
There can be no Independents listed on Irish ballot papers although they are coming in at over 20% in the polls read full story / add a comment
national / history and heritage / press release Dé Máirt Aibreán 22, 2014 20:00 bySeán Ó Murchú
The 98th Easter 1916 Commemoration took place in St. Finbarrs Cemetery on Sunday 20th April.

As 2014 is the hundred anniversary of the foundational of Cumann na mBan, they were given the honour of carrying the Tri-Colour, with another proudly flying the Cumann na mBan flag in the Colour party.
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international / anti-war / opinion/analysis Dé Máirt Aibreán 22, 2014 01:08 byjohn throne
German imperialism was left in an extremely weakened state militarily after world war 2. It depended on US imperialism and its stooges to help it stand against Stalinism. With the collapse of Stalinism it sought peace and friendly relations with the new Russian power. Within this umbrella its economic power flourished. This is now threatened. So also is the entire stability of Europe. the stupidity of US imperialism as its thrashes about in its death those is no help.

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dublin / rights and freedoms / event notice Dé Luain Aibreán 21, 2014 20:51 byFluorideGirl
On Wednesday, 23rd of April The Girl Against Fluoride Team will stage a protest outside the Irish Medicine's Board at Kevin O’Malley House, Earlsfort Centre, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2 from 10am-6pm. The Irish Medicine's Board have never once licensed the water fluoridation chemicals, claiming the water fluoridation policy is a public health measure. This contrasts with the EU stance on hydrofluorisilicic acid which was banned for its use as a biocide in 2006 due to a lack of toxicological data read full story / add a comment
Fox dig outs are cruel beyond belief
national / animal rights / opinion/analysis Dé Domhnaigh Aibreán 20, 2014 18:36 byEnd Bloodsports in Ireland   text 2 comments (last - dé domhnaigh aibreán 20, 2014 21:55)   image 4 images
When: Friday, 16th May 2014 from 12 midday to 2pm
Where: Outside the Dame Street entrance to Dublin Castle
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international / rights and freedoms / event notice Dé Domhnaigh Aibreán 20, 2014 16:18 byThe Land League   1 attached file
THE IRISH PEOPLE HAVE AWAKENED TO:
 Successive Governments not representing the interests of the Irish People.
 Corrupt Judicial & Courts System.
 A corrupt parasitic Banking System//odious debts
 Our Natural Resources given away.
 Our National Resources being privatised.
 No accountability & No restitution.
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galway / environment / opinion/analysis Dé Domhnaigh Aibreán 20, 2014 00:40 bygeorge unthank
If the industrial salmon cages are permitted to be located in Galway , the sea trout and wild salmon are impaired.
Evidence adduced by gargan et al show unequivocal evidence of louse infestation on returning fish ( to spawn) to be attributable to the proximity of returning wild fish . The closer the salmon cages are located to the swim paths of the fish , the more the infestation of lice on the wild fish read full story / add a comment
national / rights and freedoms / press release Dé Sathairn Aibreán 19, 2014 23:10 bySeán Ó Murchú   text 1 comment (last - dé domhnaigh aibreán 20, 2014 16:26)
ON this the 98th anniversary of the 1916 Proclamation of the Irish Republic the Republican Movement Cork sends greetings to members, supporters and friends assembled at the graves and monuments of our patriot dead. read full story / add a comment
national / crime and justice / opinion/analysis Dé Sathairn Aibreán 19, 2014 13:09 byMark White
Please allow me an opportunity through your site to comment on the interesting I.Green article (31st March 2014) on Garda corruption. While the article deals with a number of cases I will focus on one case in particular, which is less likely to get mentioned during all the present hype into the endless Garda tapes debacle. In my view the case of Michael Mc Kevitt is equally, if not more significant, regarding corrupt activity by some members of the Gardai. Evidently misdemeanours by certain individuals throughout the Mc Kevitt case were endemic. Fearful of the reverberations it is very unlikely that the state would permit the case to be reopened.
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international / rights and freedoms / opinion/analysis Dé Sathairn Aibreán 19, 2014 11:52 byAnthony Ravlich
Repost (correction). Dissent within human rights groups grows after article Profound Arrogance at UN, the latter virtually seeing themselves as God when reinventing the UDHR to emphasize elite interests rather than individual rights.
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international / miscellaneous / news report Dé hAoine Aibreán 18, 2014 18:00 byArielle Retrosi
On Monday, the Supreme Court hears arguments between Argentina and holdouts who refused two debt restructuring deals after Argentina defaulted on its debts in 2001. The Supreme Court Justices will determine if predatory hedge fund, NML Capital can obtain information from US Banks that reveal Argentina's holdings in order to target those assets for debt payments. The Obama Administration is siding with Argentina in the case. In the summer, the Supreme Court will also decide if it will hear a much broader case between Argentina and the hedge funds that impacts extreme poverty, official US debt policy and country debt restructuring. read full story / add a comment
international / anti-capitalism / event notice Dé hAoine Aibreán 18, 2014 11:05 byD19   text 5 comments (last - dé céadaoin aibreán 23, 2014 11:48)
15 MAY AT 8AM – EGMONT PALACE

SURROUND THE EUROPEAN BUSINESS SUMMIT

WE WILL NOT LET BIG BUSINESS DICTATE EUROPEAN POLITICS ! read full story / add a comment
cork / arts and media / press release Déardaoin Aibreán 17, 2014 14:20 byYvonne Coughlan   video 1 video file
Children’s talent competition sponsored by Cllr. Kieran McCarthy. A panel of professionals in the arts make this an enriching and rewarding experience for the children involved. RSVP produce this non-profit event; ‘We believe that growth and transformation in society is affected positively by respecting our young people’s creative skills in this way, our vision for the event is one of encouraging our young people to be the best that they can be.’ €6 entry fee. read full story / add a comment
international / arts and media / opinion/analysis Dé Céadaoin Aibreán 16, 2014 15:58 bySean Crudden
Saturday night's concert was part of the International Concert Series presented in The National Concert Hall for 2013/2014. I was looking forward to the concert because the soloist and conductor, Michael Collins, is a totally congenial and engaging musician whom I last saw a number of years ago at the celebrity farewell concert for John Ruddock the famous Dublin/Limerick impresario. The atmosphere in The National Concert Hall that night was unforgettable, the best I ever remember. And Michael Collins had a lot to do with it. Everything was set fair for Saturday night. A very appealing program. A treat in store. read full story / add a comment
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national / environment / opinion/analysis Dé Céadaoin Aibreán 16, 2014 11:57 byBiofuelwatch   image 1 image
Having followed the partial conversion of Drax coal power station in the UK to biomass, we are dismayed to see calls across the Irish media for Moneypoint to be converted to biomass. Those calls follow ReThink Pylon's recent publication of a report by a UK consultancy which greenwashes Drax's experience.
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dublin / rights and freedoms / news report Dé Máirt Aibreán 15, 2014 12:32 by1 of Indymedia
Buried in the DLC CC website is a notice inviting members of the public to have their say in the 2016 - 2022 development plan. These are types of plans throughout the country that have been shaped, influenced and manipulated by corrupt developers in the past and probably will continue to do so in the future.

The consultation period has already been in operation for over a month since March 19th and continues until May 14th.

This is the public chance to have their say. However DLR have been very coy about this and have given very little publicity about it. It appears you have to know about it in order to find out about it. read full story / add a comment
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dublin / rights and freedoms / event notice Dé Luain Aibreán 14, 2014 22:09 byIPSC   image 1 image
You are invited to a lecture and exhibition by Palestinian photographer and filmmaker Mohammad Al-Azza on Wednesday 16th April, 7pm in the Mont Clare Hotel, 1-4 Lower Merrion Street, Dublin 2. read full story / add a comment
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international / gender and sexuality / news report Dé Luain Aibreán 14, 2014 11:03 byAkbayan (Citizens Action Party)   image 4 images
On the Supreme Court decision declaring the Reproductive Health Law constitutional read full story / add a comment
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national / eu / other press Dé Sathairn Aibreán 12, 2014 12:13 byGary Boyne   image 1 image
PEOPLES NEWS – Issue 102. April 2014 out now
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This fortnightly journal contains comment on developments in the EU from an Irish and democratic perspective

Back issues of the newsletter are available from the website http://www.people.ie/english5.html

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