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national / irish social forum / news report Tuesday March 30, 2004 11:15 by Barry Finnegan
Dear all,
here we have Dublin Social Forum Working Group minutes from last Thursday
25th March, planning the 2nd ISF for Sat. 19th - Sun 20th June, 2004, Dublin.
And Details of South East Social Forum Alternative Environmental Summit
Fri. 14th - Sun. 16th May 2004, Waterford.
all the best,
Barry. read full story / add a comment
national / irish social forum / press release Monday March 22, 2004 17:05 by Roughan Mac Namara   text 6 comments (last - saturday november 20, 2004 03:12)
Numbers of people sleeping rough in Dublin city centre remain at record high levels, according to a new survey conducted by homeless organisations. Two hundred and thirty seven (237) people sleep rough in Dublin on any given night. The survey co-ordinated by the Homeless Agency was carried out by Focus Ireland, Dublin Simon Community, Merchant’s Quay Ireland along with Dublin City Council and other homeless services. read full story / add a comment
dublin / irish social forum / news report Friday March 12, 2004 21:28 by Niav   text 2 comments (last - saturday march 13, 2004 16:23)
Update from the Dublin Social Forum Working Group. read full story / add a comment
dublin / irish social forum / event notice Thursday March 11, 2004 03:12 by antrophe   text 2 comments (last - friday march 12, 2004 16:18)   image 1 image
national / irish social forum / press release Monday February 23, 2004 16:56 by Roughan Mac Namara   text 2 comments (last - thursday february 26, 2004 16:17)
ACTOR CILLIAN MURPHY HELPS LAUNCH MAJOR PUBLIC AWARENESS CAMPAIGN FOR FOCUS IRELAND TO HIGHLIGHT THE GROWING PROBLEM OF HOMELESSNESS

· Research shows 85% of pubic believe the problem has got much worse in last 10 years and 78% think not enough is done to help people who are homeless.


Actor Cillian Murphy today (Monday 23rd Feb) helped launch a major public awareness campaign for the charity Focus Ireland to highlight the growing problem of homelessness and social housing crisis in Ireland. Latest figures show record totals of at least 5,581 (2002) people homeless while there’s 48,413 households (Aprox 140, 000 people) on the housing waiting lists without a proper place to call home read full story / add a comment
dublin / irish social forum / press release Thursday February 05, 2004 19:58 by Dublin Social Forum
Dublin Social Forum Working Group

Minutes of a meeting held on Thursday 29th January 2004 @ 7.30pm in the
Comhlámh office, 10 Upper Camden St., Dublin 2.

[ NEXT FULL MEETING: Thur. 5th Feb. 2004, omhlámh offices, 10 Upper Camden St., Dublin 8] read full story / add a comment
international / irish social forum / press release Monday December 29, 2003 17:16 by DAPSE   text 2 comments (last - wednesday december 31, 2003 01:52)
A Cháirde,

A statement by the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) follows. The message is radical and is a break from all that the ETUC has said and done in the recent past. We will see what is its real meaning.

At stake is :
Will there be a genuine common action between between the ETUC and the social movement(s)? Linked to that is the timetable of mobilisations in the next six months.

The ETUC's comments on the socially negative features of the draft European Constitution help organisations in Ireland like DAPSE.

Regards,
John read full story / add a comment
international / irish social forum / press release Wednesday December 17, 2003 14:55 by DAPSE   text 5 comments (last - thursday december 18, 2003 12:28)
Minutes of DAPSE Meeting,
Saturday, December 13th, 2003.
Teacher’s Club. read full story / add a comment
dublin / irish social forum / news report Wednesday November 26, 2003 01:07 by John Meehan   text 2 comments (last - friday november 28, 2003 21:24)
The Dublin Social Forum organised a report back on the 2003 European Social Forum, which took place in Paris from November 13-15.

This is a personal report on the meeting by John Meehan.

Other people who attended might like to add their own comments and analysis, and of course correct any mistakes! read full story / add a comment
national / irish social forum / event notice Thursday November 20, 2003 22:42 by Dublin Social Forum
Dear all,

This Saturday 20th Nov. 2003, Teachers Club, Parnell Sq., Dublin 1, 1.00 pm to 4.00 pm. read full story / add a comment
dublin / irish social forum / press release Tuesday November 18, 2003 14:44 by Dublin Social Forum Working Group   text 7 comments (last - thursday november 20, 2003 19:15)
Minutes of Dublin Social Forum Working Group


Thursday November 13th Comhlamh Offices, Camden Street 7.30 pm


Attendance:
Mark Grehan, Mark O’ Connor, Liz Currie, Paul Kinsella, Pól O Gradaigh, Cian
O’Callaghan, Brendan


Apologies:
Barry Finegan, John Meehan, Mary Kinane, Paul Dillon, Finbar Dwyer. read full story / add a comment
dublin / irish social forum / event notice Friday November 14, 2003 15:52 by John Meehan   text 1 comment (last - friday november 21, 2003 12:38)
The Irish Social Forum (Dublin) is facilitating a European Social Forum feedback meeting Sat Nov 22 at 1pm in the Teachers’ Club, 36 Parnell Square, Dublin 1.

European Social Forum Feedback Meeting -
Discussion on What to Do during Irish EU Presidency / Referendum on EU Constitution read full story / add a comment
international / irish social forum / news report Friday November 14, 2003 10:53 by education is not for sale network
Since last week universities in the state of Hessen (Frankfurt), the Technical University of Berlin are on strike against the introduction of Tuition fees. read full story / add a comment
national / irish social forum / press release Thursday November 13, 2003 18:27 by Roughan Mac Namara   text 1 comment (last - saturday november 15, 2003 12:34)
Right to a Home Campaign

Nearly 6,000 homeless people feel nobody in power is listening to them. Three years into a Government strategy to tackle the problem it continues to get worse - Especially for families who are homeless. The official number of homeless people has increased from 5,234 to 5,581 since 1999. Meanwhile a record total of 48,413 households are stuck on housing waiting lists - That’s about 140,000 people in total.

Focus Ireland’s Right to a Home campaign is calling for urgent Government action to tackle this growing crisis. You can add your voice to this campaign by visiting: http://www.focusireland.org taking a minute to read our campaign demands and then issue the letter to all you local TD's at the touch of a button.

........................................................ read full story / add a comment
dublin / irish social forum / press release Thursday November 13, 2003 17:33 by Dublin Social Forum   text 1 comment (last - friday november 14, 2003 13:35)
Dublin Social Forum Minutes, 30.10.03 read full story / add a comment
national / irish social forum / press release Thursday November 13, 2003 17:23 by EU Constitution/GATS working group   text 1 comment (last - friday november 14, 2003 11:59)
Minutes of EU Constitution, GATS Meeting, 8.11.2003 read full story / add a comment
national / irish social forum / event notice Tuesday November 04, 2003 21:58 by cobriain   text 2 comments (last - friday november 07, 2003 14:47)
FURTHER TO GATS workshop at the Irish Social Forum, a meeting on the implications for GATS of the Draft EU Constitution will take place on:

Saturday 8th November 2003 at 2pm in Teacher's Club Parnell Square, Dublin 1.

Fáilte roimh chách! read full story / add a comment
cork / irish social forum / event notice Sunday November 02, 2003 12:51 by dave
WHAT IS THE CORK SOCIAL FORUM?

A MEETING POINT; for anyone opposed to war, globalisation, environmental destruction and political corruption; for anyone in favour of co-operation, positive action, sharing information and working towards a better world.

A STARTING POINT; for actions and initiatives for change, locally and globally. CSF (Cork Social Forum) is linked to the World Social Forum, the Irish Social Forum, and through them all other forums around the world. The Social Forum movement is run according to a democratic Charter of Principles, which you can read on www.irishsocialforum.org, or to get a printed copy call 026 47352. ....more read full story / add a comment
national / irish social forum / opinion/analysis Tuesday October 21, 2003 18:50 by lish   text 11 comments (last - friday october 31, 2003 17:18)
isf dublin 2003
it's amazing to sit with people of many political hues & experience, people who've worked on & thought about all these issues & hammer out actual alternatives, without party political broadcasts & with genuine respect for other viewpoints. cos you might learn something. read full story / add a comment
national / irish social forum / news report Friday October 17, 2003 17:44 by Mary Kinane   text 3 comments (last - tuesday october 21, 2003 16:39)
Minutes of a meeting held on Thursday 16th October 2003 @ 7.30pm in the Comhlámh office, 10 Camden St. Dublin 2. read full story / add a comment
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