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international / anti-war / imperialism / press release Dé Máirt Aibreán 14, 2015 21:01 byPlowshares
Veteran Brisbane peace activist Ciaron O'Reilly will stage an anti-war vigil today outside Gallipoli Barracks as 330 troops
deploy to Iraq. O'Reilly was imprisoned in the United States for disabling a B52 Bomber on the eve of the
1991 Gulf War. In 2003, he was among five activists charged in Ireland with $2.5 million criminal damage to a U.S.
war plane en route to the U.S. invasion of Iraq. read full story / add a comment
Twenty-two Irish republican hunger-strikers to be remembered in Dublin on Saturday 2nd May 2015.
international / history and heritage / event notice Dé Máirt Aibreán 14, 2015 15:19 bySharon.   text 1 comment (last - déardaoin aibreán 16, 2015 14:30)   image 2 images
The annual RSF-organised hunger-strikers commemoration will be held at the GPO in Dublin on Saturday 2nd May 2015, beginning at 2pm. read full story / add a comment
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dublin / bin tax / household tax / water tax / news report Dé Máirt Aibreán 14, 2015 00:15 bySolidarity Times   image 1 image   video 1 video file
Garda have attacked an occupation of Fingal council offices by water charges protesters causing injuries like the one pictured.

We understand these happened when the Garda smashed a plate glass door in on top of the protesters who were occupying the entrance.

According to one of those attacked posting to the Balbriggan page "Garda have attached 3 of us and shattered the fingal county council office doors on top of us picture to follow. If you listen to the video u will hear the glass crashing on top of us" The video is at https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=633082310156899 read full story / add a comment
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dublin / miscellaneous / news report Dé Luain Aibreán 13, 2015 20:52 byDublin Suicide Prevention Project   text 4 comments (last - dé máirt aibreán 14, 2015 20:40)   image 2 images
The refusal of Dublin City Council to deny the Dublin Suicide Prevention Project with a tiny grant for an educational information leaflet from the recent council community grant awards has been described as “pathetic” by award winning suicide prevention campaigner Wayne Flanagan Tobin. Director of the Dublin Suicide Prevention Project (DSPP) Flanagan Tobin has secured many services for communities as far back as 2008 when he was instrumental in obtaining a Suicide Prevention Officer for Dublin-Mid Leinster with his then group “Wicklow Against Suicide” and has achieved many awards for his work in Dublin including the South West Inner City Network (SWICN) last October for his voluntary work.
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Comrades
international / rights, freedoms and repression / photo-essay Dé Luain Aibreán 13, 2015 15:43 byRita Fagan   image 1 image
Bernie Dwyer will be with the Five and Cuba forever

The rhythmic sound of the waves and the warm sea breeze has harbored the ashes of a dear friend of Cuba, the Irish Bernie Dwyer, where were launched into our sea by Gerardo, Antonio, Fernando and René, along with the families and friends of the beloved social activist, who until her death, and even seriously ill, she continued to fight for the liberation of the Five. (Havana, 7th March 2015)
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international / anti-war / imperialism / other press Dé Luain Aibreán 13, 2015 13:42 byInternational Peace Initiative
Dear Anti-War friends,

The German Left Party (DIE LINKE) has recently published an open letter to Mikhail S. Gorbachev to be presented and put up for vote at the main party convention on June 6/7.

The letter calls on the Former President of the Soviet Union to initiate a World Peace Conference in the face of escalating tensions not only in Ukraine but around the globe. read full story / add a comment
dublin / arts and media / event notice Dé Domhnaigh Aibreán 12, 2015 16:52 byTadhg
The Irish Latin American Film Festival continues to make available to Irish audiences shorts and documentaries pertaining to the most interesting continent on Pachamama – Latin America.
The diverse topics that make up the programme are collated into a Film Festival that will take place in Dublin

It will take place on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday next.

Tá saorcead isteach agus beidh fáilte roimh chách / Free admission and all welcome
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cork / history and heritage / other press Déardaoin Aibreán 09, 2015 18:32 bySeán Ó Murchú   text 1 comment (last - déardaoin aibreán 09, 2015 20:25)
The 99th Easter 1916 Commemoration took place in St. Finbarrs Cemetery on Sunday 5th April. read full story / add a comment
national / elections / politics / press release Déardaoin Aibreán 09, 2015 16:24 byRuari

Irish Times refuse right of reply to Gerry Adams TD

Yes the paper of record has bombarded its readers with anti Sinn Fein articles and editorials but won't even publish a letter by Gerry Adams in response.

What happened to its famed Right of Reply Policy?

I'm sure that Indymedia and its readers/supporters will be appalled by this censorship. Here is the letter by Gerry Adams: read full story / add a comment
national / arts and media / press release Dé Céadaoin Aibreán 08, 2015 22:47 byAE
President OF THE IRISH REPUBLIC TO THE PEOPLE OF IRELAND

IRISHLADS AND IRISHLADIES: In the name of O’Brien, Martin-Murphy, Esat Digifone, the Dublin United Tramways Company, and of the dead executionerins who met with unhappy accidents on their way to midday Mass, from whom she receives her old tradition of being neither this nor that.

Having patiently perfected her zeal, having waited, resolutely as a cat bound and gagged all night in the outhouse, for the right moment to reveal herself on Facebook, she now seizes this moment, with her one good typing hand, supported by all her children who thankfully went away and quietly died in flats above chip shops at Cricklewood, and by gallant allies first in London, and now, Berlin, but relying in the first instance on her own weakness, she strikes in full confidence of her ongoing defeat. read full story / add a comment
Hares on the North Bull Island
international / environment / opinion/analysis Dé Céadaoin Aibreán 08, 2015 19:43 byProtect the Irish Hare   image 2 images
The Campaign for the Abolition of Cruel Sports (CACS) has issued this statement, dated April 8th, 2015:

We are alarmed at the news that hares are now EXTINCT on Dublin Bay’s North Bull Island, one of Ireland’s most important nature reserves and coincidentally one that for generations had been almost synonymous with the iconic Irish Hare.
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national / rights, freedoms and repression / opinion/analysis Dé Céadaoin Aibreán 08, 2015 16:27 byrojos   text 12 comments (last - dé máirt aibreán 14, 2015 23:24)
Whatever one personally thinks of marriage, just like religion, it should be consigned to the private sphere: I). on philosophical grounds; and ii). because State support for marriage directly contributes to inequality of the treatment of families, and directly discriminates against unmarried parents and their children - regardless of whether the parents are 'straight' or same-sex. read full story / add a comment
national / sci-tech / opinion/analysis Dé Máirt Aibreán 07, 2015 16:35 byUnemployed IT Guy   text 1 comment (last - dé céadaoin aibreán 08, 2015 13:29)
My Job Bridge software development experiences... read full story / add a comment
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international / miscellaneous / event notice Dé Máirt Aibreán 07, 2015 16:00 byLaurence Cox   image 1 image   video 1 video file
Day 3 of the Grassroots Gathering.

Joining the dots between grassroots movements, communities, campaigns...

A grassroots gathering is a one-off event run by a local group bringing together people involved in different community campaigns and social movements to learn from each other's experiences, talk about what works and what doesn't, develop networks and make alliances. read full story / add a comment
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international / miscellaneous / event notice Dé Máirt Aibreán 07, 2015 15:54 byLaurence Cox   text 1 comment (last - dé domhnaigh aibreán 12, 2015 21:45)   image 1 image   video 1 video file
Day 2 of the Grassroots Gathering. We're coordinating with local groups so as to fit in with the Burn the Bills demo.

Joining the dots between grassroots movements, communities, campaigns...

A grassroots gathering is a one-off event run by a local group bringing together people involved in different community campaigns and social movements to learn from each other's experiences, talk about what works and what doesn't, develop networks and make alliances. read full story / add a comment
dublin / arts and media / event notice Dé Luain Aibreán 06, 2015 11:30 byDublin Film Qlub
The Dublin Film Qlub's Season Five, devoted to LGBTQ Directors, continues with...

STACEY PASSON: CONCUSSION
sat 18 April 2015
2.30pm
(doors open at 2pm)

The New Theatre
East Essex Street
Temple Bar
Dublin 2

Day Membership: 8 euro
(free tea and coffee) read full story / add a comment
international / history and heritage / opinion/analysis Dé Sathairn Aibreán 04, 2015 10:33 byJeffrey McNary
A brief, breezy look at the illustrious history Eric Foner read full story / add a comment
international / eu / news report Déardaoin Aibreán 02, 2015 15:20 byJubilee USA Network
Greece submitted a list of economic reforms to the European Union (EU) in an effort to secure emergency financing. read full story / add a comment
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dublin / rights, freedoms and repression / event notice Dé Céadaoin Aibreán 01, 2015 23:13 byMolotov   image 1 image
Derek Warfield formerly of the Wolfe Tones will be giving a talk on the American Civil War and the Fenians attempted invasion of Canada to hold Canada hostage in return for Britain's disengagement from Ireland.

Derek will also sing some songs from the period.

This event is free to the public and family friendly. All welcome. read full story / add a comment
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national / anti-capitalism / event notice Dé Céadaoin Aibreán 01, 2015 23:00 byMolotov   image 1 image
Family friendly, please bring children. This event is to honour the memory of 1916 and what Easter week was actually about: a strike for freedom and equality against colonial occupation. read full story / add a comment
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