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galway / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Tuesday October 16, 2012 12:41 by Anonymous   text 2 comments (last - tuesday october 16, 2012 23:12)   image 1 image
Occupy Galway anniversary assembly disrupted by Gardai: Yesterday marked the 1st anniversary of the establishment of the Occupy movement in Galway. Between the Lisbrook house refugee eviction protest, the hearing of a spurious courtcase against two occupiers for "chalking", a subsequent spontaneous "chalking" reunion in the square and some heavy handed police action, it was not uneventful! ;-) read full story / add a comment
galway / anti-capitalism / event notice Friday October 05, 2012 20:06 by Occupier
Just a reminder that the monthly meeting of Galway City Council will be taking place this Monday the 8th of October at 4pm.
Join us at 3:30, Monday the 8th of October at City Hall and demand your right to local democracy.
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galway / anti-war / imperialism / opinion/analysis Tuesday September 25, 2012 17:31 by GALWAY ALLIANCE AGAINST WAR   text 1 comment (last - wednesday september 26, 2012 03:22)
GALWAY ALLIANCE AGAINST WAR
SEPTEMBER 2012 BULLETIN

JOIN US ON OUR FACEBOOK GROUP PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/312442090965/
OR BEFRIEND US ON FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/#!/galway.antiwar

GAAW SUPPORTED PEACE EVENT
PEACE VIGIL SHANNON
SUNDAY 14TH OCTOBER, 2-3PM
AT THE ROUNDABOUT BEFORE THE ENTRANCE TO SHANNON AIRPORT
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galway / rights, freedoms and repression / event notice Tuesday September 11, 2012 17:28 by RSF Gaillimh   text 2 comments (last - wednesday october 10, 2012 20:50)   image 2 images
Protest and public meeting to highlight the continuing conditions Of Republican POWs in Maghaberry prison and the continued internment without trial of Martin Corey on Saturday 13th October 2012. The protest will take place on Shop Street between 1-3pm with the meeting afterwards in the Imperial Hotel in Eyre Square between 4-6pm. The main speaker for the meeting will be Cait Trainor from Armagh. read full story / add a comment
galway / miscellaneous / event notice Saturday August 11, 2012 07:10 by John Coyne   text 1 comment (last - saturday august 11, 2012 07:13)
This talk till try to throw a light on the dynamics of the IFSC, in particular the shadow banking system of which the IFSC is a hub, and will discuss the nature of Ireland’s ‘middleman’ capitalism which secures its wealth from its role as an intermediary between international finance and the resources of the Irish State. read full story / add a comment
galway / anti-war / imperialism / opinion/analysis Monday August 06, 2012 10:40 by GALWAY ALLIANCE AGAINST WAR   text 4 comments (last - monday august 06, 2012 22:45)

GALWAY ALLIANCE AGAINST WAR
SUMMER 2012 BULLETIN

DUE TO THE RAID ON THE HOME OF GAAW'S PRO AND THE SEIZURE OF HIS COMPUTER, WE ARE WITHOUT THE DATABASE OF 800+ SUPPORTERS, WHO WE REGULARLY EMAIL THE GAAW BULLETIN.
SO WE WOULD APPEAL TO YOU TO PASS ON THIS BULLETIN TO PEOPLE YOU KNOW ARE SYMPATETIC TO THE CAUSE OF PEACE.
IF YOU WISH TO BE INCLUDED ON OUR MAILING LIST, JUST CONTACT US AT galwayallianceagainstwar@gmail.com OR JOIN US ON OUR FACEBOOK GROUP PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/312442090965/
OR BEFRIEND US ON FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/#!/galway.antiwar

GAAW SUPPORTED PEACE EVENT
PEACE VIGIL SHANNON
SUNDAY 12TH AUGUST. 2-3PM
AT THE ROUNDABOUT BEFORE THE ENTRANCE TO SHANNON AIRPORT

AGENDA

1. NEVER FORGET: IRELAND IS AT WAR
2. THE GARDAÍ AND GAAW
3. THE SCRAMBLE FOR AFRICA:
a) Somalia & The Real Pirates
b) MALI: “Collateral damage of the Libyan crisis”
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galway / anti-capitalism / event notice Tuesday July 03, 2012 11:39 by Occupier   image 2 images
This week Occupy Galway presents a series of talks, hosted at the contemporary arts exhibition 'Apposite Extravaganza:Cheating Progress', at Exchange House, Fairgreen Road (next to the Radisson Hotel). Find us by the tent on the second floor, bring some chalk if you have a message to share. read full story / add a comment
galway / anti-war / imperialism / news report Tuesday June 12, 2012 12:33 by Galway Alliance Against War   text 7 comments (last - wednesday june 13, 2012 18:31)
The Galway Alliance Against War has scoffed at what it calls “the absurd Galway council politicians” condemning the group's peaceful visit to local TDs seeking them to do something about the scandolous raid on the home of their spokesperson. read full story / add a comment
galway / anti-war / imperialism / news report Saturday June 09, 2012 14:47 by Galway Alliance Against War
The Galway Alliance Against War will hold an unprecedented protest outside the home of Labour Deputy Derek Nolan tomorrow Sunday. We will assemble at 1pm at the entrance to the Riverside Estate on the Tuam Road Galway. This is a response to a deeply political raid by Garda Special Branch on the home of Niall Farrell, GAAW's PRO, on Thursday morning. The intention is to make it clear that such political harassment by the coalition's thought police will not be accepted! Please attend and spread the word.
Please see press release below read full story / add a comment
galway / anti-war / imperialism / news report Thursday June 07, 2012 18:03 by Shannonwatch   text 2 comments (last - saturday june 09, 2012 14:09)
This morning Gardai searched the home of Galway Alliance Against War (GAAW) PRO, Niall Farrell, in relation to a peaceful act of sabotage on a US troop transporter at Shannon on the morning of 20th December 2011. At the time GAAW had received a handwritten communication from one of the members of the Peace Team involved in the action, and it would seem that this was the basis for the Gardai’s search. read full story / add a comment
galway / anti-war / imperialism / opinion/analysis Sunday May 27, 2012 22:48 by Galway Alliance Against War
GAAW SUPPORTED PEACE EVENT

DON’T EVER FORGET: THE REPUBLIC OF IRELAND IS AT WAR
IRISH TROOPS & GARDAÍ OUT OF AFGHANISTAN!
US MILITARY OUT OF SHANNON!

SUNDAY 10th JUNE BETWEEN 2-3PM

PEACE VIGIL ORGANISED BY SHANNONWATCH AT SHANNON AIRPORT
(PLEASE ASSEMBLE AT ROUNDABOUT BEFORE AIRPORT)

CONTENTS

1. Revisiting the Lisbon Treaty
2. The Irish Military & the Turf Dispute
3. Contrasting Quotations: A Proverbial Week in Politics or Labour in Opposition and then in Government?
4. The Silent Closure of the Irish Embassy in Iran
5. Reader’s Email
6. News from the USA: War Vets Throw Back Medals at NATO Summit – plus 2 must-see video clips: 4-Star General Wesley Clark --USA will attack 7 countries in 4 years
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galway / eu / press release Tuesday May 08, 2012 10:44 by Republican Sinn Féin
In a statement on May 5, 2012, Republican Sinn Féin Galway County Councillor Tomás Ó Curraoin has called for a No vote in the forthcoming referendum on the Austerity Treaty: read full story / add a comment
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galway / anti-capitalism / event notice Saturday April 28, 2012 05:14 by Occupy Galway   image 1 image
To celebrate May day and the 200th day on Eyre Square, Occupy Galway will be hosting a Citizen’s assembly at 7pm in Eyre Square. All are welcome to attend and participate. The topic of the assembly will be “The EU Fiscal Treaty, a good deal for Irish workers?” read full story / add a comment
galway / history and heritage / event notice Thursday April 19, 2012 20:06 by John Cunningham
6.30 pm, Mechanics Institute, Middle Street, Galway

Three short interesting talks from three lively and highly original historians

John Borgonovo: Irish Women, American Sailors, and Catholic Vigilantes in Cork, 1917-1918
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Sonja Tiernan: ‘Drunkenness, immorality, misery and frequently suicide;’ the protection of barmaids and the defeat of Winston Churchill by Countess Markievicz an Eva Gore-Booth.
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Niall Whelehan: ‘The Boys’: young men and Ribbonism in post-Famine Ireland.

Admission charge is 8 euros (6 concession). Booking via Town Hall, 091-569777.

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GAAW MEMBERS (IN BLACK!) OUTSIDE LABOUR CONFERENCE WITH IRISH NEUTRALITY'S COFFIN
galway / anti-war / imperialism / news report Sunday April 15, 2012 14:58 by Galway Alliance Against War   text 12 comments (last - thursday april 19, 2012 01:19)   image 1 image
In reaction to press reports of violence during the protests at the Labour Party conference at NUI Galway, Galway’s local peace group, the Galway Alliance Against War, has issued the following statement. read full story / add a comment
galway / anti-war / imperialism / event notice Saturday April 07, 2012 21:41 by Galway Alliance Against War   text 7 comments (last - thursday april 12, 2012 22:30)
GAAW PEACE EVENT
The Funeral of Irish Neutrality:
14th April 2012, Eyre Sq., Galway at 2pm
Cortege will proceed to Labour Party Conference at NUIG
Dress Code: Black read full story / add a comment
galway / anti-war / imperialism / opinion/analysis Saturday April 07, 2012 21:30 by Galway Alliance Against War   text 1 comment (last - monday april 09, 2012 12:58)
GALWAY ALLIANCE AGAINST WAR
APRIL 2012 BULLETIN

GAAW PEACE EVENT
The Funeral of Irish Neutrality:
14th April 2012, Eyre Sq., Galway at 2pm
Cortege will proceed to Labour Party Conference at NUIG
Dress Code: Black

GAAW SUPPORTED PEACE EVENT
Shannon Peace Vigil
Sunday, 8 April 2012
14:00 until 15:00
Meet at small roundabout just before Shannon Airport

Shannon Airport continues to operate as a staging post for US military forces occupying Afghanistan. Join us in Shannon on Easter Sunday to say enough is enough - end Shannon's complicity in war.

Contents
1. John Arden
2. The Labour Party Conference & the Death of Irish Neutrality
3. Wikileaks: News from the Middle East
4. War Criminals: The ICC & US Courts
5. Remembering Gallipoli & the Futility of War read full story / add a comment
galway / miscellaneous / press release Monday April 02, 2012 19:58 by Occupy Galway
Press release relating to recent meetings between Occupy Galway and Galway City Director of Services, Ciaran Hayes. read full story / add a comment
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galway / gender and sexuality / opinion/analysis Thursday March 15, 2012 23:11 by Eleanor Leahy   text 22 comments (last - tuesday april 03, 2012 19:30)   image 1 image
This is an article to mark international women's day 2012. The austerity that is being forced on the Irish people so that the banks can be bailed out is causing harm to every aspect of society. This article does not suggest that hard times are an excuse or cause of domestic violence but that austerity is worsening the situation for women trapped in abusive relationships and is taking away services that are life saving to them.
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galway / anti-war / imperialism / news report Wednesday March 14, 2012 22:09 by Galway Alliance Against War   text 1 comment (last - thursday march 15, 2012 11:56)

The Galway Alliance Against War has welcomed the news that the Red Arrows, the British RAF’s military display team, will not perform at the finale of the Volvo Ocean Race this coming July. read full story / add a comment
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