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national / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Thursday May 13, 2021 13:42 by 1 of indy   image 1 image
Please Help to Save Ireland’s Small Businesses – and our Society!

GET MOVING GUYS – complete the template with your details, and at least TRY to save Ireland. They’ll be locking you down next winter, and closing schools for the next Flu D’Etat – mark my words ??
Fight now – or be made fools of…think of your children, if not yourself read full story / add a comment
national / environment / press release Wednesday May 12, 2021 21:14 by foie
Ireland's position on bee mortality permitted by pesticides questioned.

Failure to give Ireland’s EU position on pesticides a ‘democratic deficit’.

Six environmental groups have written an ‘Open Letter’ to four Ministers seeking Ireland’s position on the limits of mortalities permitted through the use of pesticides.

The groups are seeking Ireland's position on pesticides in last March’s meeting of the EU’s Standing Committee on Plant, Animal, Food and Feed and what position the State plans to take at the forthcoming meeting in June.

According to the letter to Ministers Ryan, Hackett, Heydon, and McConalogue, a majority of the Member States now favour at least doubling the 5% permitted threshold of mortalities after pesticide treatments (which can be repeated through the growing season) with some member states proposing to allow as much as 25% of a colony to be destroyed under the revised ‘Bee Guidance Document’. read full story / add a comment
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national / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Tuesday May 04, 2021 14:21 by ipsc   image 1 image
Both An Garda Síochána and the Police Service of Northern Ireland are engaged in an EU research project called ROXANNE, working in collaboration with the notorious Israeli Ministry of Public Security. read full story / add a comment
national / rights, freedoms and repression / opinion/analysis Tuesday May 04, 2021 01:08 by Gary Jordan
The Terrorizing of the Irish public by the FG/FF/GP Cartel read full story / add a comment
Garda break entry into bedroom of Pat Sweeney to inform him they are abducting his kids.
national / crime and justice / news report Monday May 03, 2021 21:12 by 1 of indy   text 2 comments (last - wednesday may 05, 2021 22:03)   image 1 image
On Saturday night at 3:30am the man, Pat Sweeney, who filmed Garda breaking up a mass in a church in Athlone just one week ago, was woken by Garda at the end of his bed to find they were taking him to Longford Garda station there and then because they were "concerned" about his health. It turns out they were using powers under the Mental Health Act to imply he was not well and that his kids were somehow at risk. In the video / audio of the event, you can hear the Garda say in response to his question -"where are my kids" -that they are being taken into care by TUSLA who have farmed them out to someone else.

This is a new low for the government and represents a scandalous abuse of power to target a man who happened to expose their evil and criminal ways the previous week. Thankfully the video of this event has gone viral but not anywhere on mainstream media.
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national / environment / press release Wednesday April 28, 2021 21:35 by foie
High Court quashes last 8 of Bord na Mona’s ‘ghost’ planning applications
Lack of public consultation leads to quashing of 10 An Bord Pleanala consents

The High Court has quashed decisions of An Bord Pleanala to grant leave to apply for substitute consent, in respect of a number of peat extraction and quarry applications. The two-step, ‘substitute consent’ system, by which developers had to make ‘threshold’ applications to regularise previous unauthorised activities before applying for planning permission, was found not to comply with the EIA Directive by the Supreme Court in July 2020 in cases brought by An Taisce, the National Trust, and Peter Sweetman in relation to a quarry in County Kildare. read full story / add a comment
national / rights, freedoms and repression / opinion/analysis Sunday April 25, 2021 20:51 by Gary Jordan   text 1 comment (last - monday april 26, 2021 09:44)   image 5 images
The Fascists Are Complicit In Their Own Enslavement read full story / add a comment
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national / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Friday April 23, 2021 00:03 by tracey   text 2 comments (last - tuesday may 04, 2021 23:48)   image 2 images   video 2 video files   2 attached files
Update on the Digital Green Certificate Regulation (Vaccine Passport) and the next vote to make the regulation law and also link to new template letter to lobby MEP's included in the description box to the video. read full story / add a comment
national / public consultation / irish social forum / opinion/analysis Sunday April 18, 2021 12:59 by 1 of indy   video 1 video file
Are you expecting a baby or did you give birth in Ireland during Covid?

This special episode of The Healthy Debate is a must watch.On this week’s show we’ll be talking about pregnancy and child birth during lockdown.

What problems have Covid regulations brought for expectant mothers? What is the experience of giving birth during lockdown?

We’ll also be discussing whether getting the flu vaccine during pregnancy causes any risks to the unborn child. read full story / add a comment
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national / public consultation / irish social forum / opinion/analysis Sunday April 18, 2021 12:47 by 1 of indy   image 1 image   audio 1 audio file
This took place last month (Mar 9th) but will be of wide interest In this episode of the #TheHealthyDebate, we will be chatting about the post-pandemic economy and asking our guests what effect a year of rolling lockdowns will have on our lives over the coming years.

Our guests tonight are financial adviser and media personality, Eddie Hobbs, and financial market analyst Mark O’Byrne. We will also be joined at the end of the show by Diarmaid O’Cadhla, organiser of the recent ‘Rally for Truth’ event in Cork City. read full story / add a comment
Did we ever think this could happen in Ireland ?
national / history and heritage / feature Thursday April 15, 2021 22:58 by T   text 5 comments (last - monday may 10, 2021 21:37)   image 20 images   video 5 video files   audio 1 audio file

There is no doubt about it that religion and spirituality are under attack and the pressure has been massively increased on the back of the Covid Scamdemic.

The level of suppression and repression now in force against the church has not been seen here for centuries. The irony is that the church hierarchy are largely going along with it. The attack on spirituality is a bit harder to discern but it is there and part of the wider trend. Overall what appears to be going on is the corporate takeover of society and that is the new religion and it is intolerant of any other belief systems. This is a characteristic of all totalitarian systems. They want you to transfer any beliefs you have to them. During the worst periods of the USSR we saw churches burned or closed down and all religious practice suppressed. Similar things happened during the Chinese cultural revolution. What it represents is a demand to turn towards the reigning power and an insistence that this is the only belief system. What the socialist revolution was promising was salvation through socialist organisation of society and by directing the productive forces to the benefit of all peoples, in effect creating heaven on Earth. It didn't quite turn out that way for various reasons. Now the corporate regime is trying the same without the promises.

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national / anti-war / imperialism / opinion/analysis Saturday April 10, 2021 14:50 by Joe Terry
A media news item reads: “EU pledges support for Ukraine amid Russian military buildup along borders.”
Irish soldiers could be used as sandbags for on-coming Soviet air-to-ground missiles. A real possibility in the future, if Ireland does not pull back from the growing EU militarisation program.
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national / health / disability issues / news report Wednesday April 07, 2021 22:37 by NoMasksInClass   image 2 images   video 1 video file
Parents against masks for our Secondary School children have launched a campaign. You can find them on twitter at: https://twitter.com/teenheard or search for #NoMasksInClass

If you’re a parent and want to support your teenager struggling with masks, lockdowns, and any other reasons during these critical times, join us on telegram at https://t.me/joinchat/-dnzO9P4GJE5OTI0
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national / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Tuesday April 06, 2021 00:05 by 1 of indy   video 1 video file
Tracy O'Mahony, the lone brave Barrister -(where are her colleagues? ) who has been speaking out about the stripping of our freedoms and civil liberties is asking people to help out with lobbying politicians who will have to vote on the part 3 of the Draconian Health Preservation Act limiting our Freedoms to extend it before 9 June 2021. If it is not extended then the government will not have the authority to continue with the lockdowns and restrictions. read full story / add a comment
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national / rights, freedoms and repression / event notice Monday March 29, 2021 22:26 by Riseup   image 4 images
It is time the lockdowns were ended. There is no excuse for these over zealous lockdowns. They are nothing to do with health and have everything to do with control. It is our right to meet, travel freely and continue normal life.

***** RiseUp **** Easter Sunday ***** Freedom Walk.
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national / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Monday March 29, 2021 21:31 by 1 of indy   2 attached files
If you are a student nurse or happen to know a student nurse who is hesitant about the vaccine then please make sure to share the following resource from Tracey O'Mahony with them.
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national / rights, freedoms and repression / opinion/analysis Wednesday March 24, 2021 20:07 by Gary Jordan   text 2 comments (last - friday march 26, 2021 11:39)   image 1 image   video 1 video file   2 attached files
Apartheid is coming to Ireland if the Digital Green Certificates are accepted read full story / add a comment
All Irish hospital bed occupancy by month, from 2017 (Yellow) to 2020 (Blue). Click each image to enlarge
national / health / disability issues / other press Thursday March 18, 2021 23:02 by 1 of indy   image 1 image   1 attached file
This is report carried by freepress.ie reveals that Irish Hospitals were never under strain during the previous year and use data from a freedom of information request. It shines a very bright light on the relentless propaganda from the government and their lackies in the mainstream media.

Freepress.ie can exclusively reveal that Irish hospitals were never under strain throughout 2020, based on newly released official health system hospital data arising from our freedom of information request.

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