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national / history and heritage / news report Thursday March 01, 2007 18:52 by C Murray   text 2 comments (last - saturday march 03, 2007 18:43)   image 1 image
One of the activists from the Hill of Tara vigil camp has sent a message
to activists and people who are in solidarity with the desire of the campaign
to Save Tara to support the vigil:

A Legal challenge , today, failed to put a stop to the ppp, and the works
are to begin in earnest in 72 hours. There are possibly some options to challenge
the issue but a lot have been worn out , the vigil campaign is quite small and very
dedicated. They have asked for support in the form of tech for evidence, and solidarity
protests in the next couple of days. read full story / add a comment
national / environment / news report Monday January 29, 2007 15:55 by Muireann Ni Bhrolchain   text 9 comments (last - thursday february 01, 2007 10:52)   image 5 images
Message from the Vigil Camp at Tara. read full story / add a comment
international / crime and justice / opinion/analysis Tuesday January 23, 2007 19:01 by Augustus Thompson
The Union of Subway Workers denounces that São Paulo government took care of the claim of the contractors and, in the licitation of the workmanships, determined that the companies themselves would fiscalize the construction of Line 4.

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meath / history and heritage / press release Tuesday January 09, 2007 00:23 by Campaigner
The Campaign to Save Tara is calling for an immediate halt to all construction works, an official investigation by the Environment and
Transport Committees, and the appointment of an independent mediator, in order to prevent an escalation of confrontations. read full story / add a comment
national / crime and justice / opinion/analysis Tuesday November 21, 2006 19:23 by Militant Milicent   text 1 comment (last - wednesday november 29, 2006 13:19)
The Poker-wielding one: http://www.indymedia.ie/article/76928
has advanced the theory that a law will soon be launched to endow
the eunuchs of the nation the right to defence of property:
"Sure you cannot take it with you..."

This funny little law by the Minister for Injustice brings to mind the right of
all American Citizens to bear arms- and we can see how well that turned out. read full story / add a comment
Some members of the Ringsend Campaign Against the Bin Tax
dublin / bin tax / household tax / water tax / news report Monday November 20, 2006 23:06 by Ringsend Campaign Against the Bin Tax   text 10 comments (last - tuesday january 23, 2007 17:26)   image 1 image
Today the Council received objections from residents to the management of waste collection in the area. read full story / add a comment
Interchange at Tara
national / miscellaneous / event notice Wednesday November 01, 2006 15:36 by M. Ni Bhrolchain   text 7 comments (last - thursday november 09, 2006 14:42)   image 6 images
The March takes place on Saturday November 4 2006 beginning at the old CIE railway station in Railway Street at 2pm. This location was chosen to point to the lack of commitment to public transport in putting a motorway ahead of re-opening the railway line. read full story / add a comment
international / environment / news report Tuesday September 26, 2006 19:54 by Qasim Rajpar
Asian Development Bank and World Bank should accept the responsibility of deaths and disaster in Badin and Thatta districts of sindh southern province of Pakistan because of serious design faults in the Tidal Link canal of the Left Bank Outfall Drain [LBOD] and announce compensation for the deaths of more than 300 people, displacement of more than 5000 people and degradation of thousands of acres of land before launching any new mega project in the coastal districts.

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dublin / anti-war / imperialism / news report Sunday September 24, 2006 03:40 by participant   text 49 comments (last - friday september 29, 2006 17:58)   image 10 images
Over 500 people turned out today for a great march against the US/UK war on Iraq and Afghanistan. Starting in Parnell Square it made its way down O'Connell where the suppport of passers by was occasionally made clear by cheers of support, up Dame Street and back down to the island on O'Connell St where we were all corralled during the speeches. It isn't clear why the organisers agreed to this corralling because it meant that almost no-one could see the speakers. Speakers were generally interesting - great to hear the Raytheon 9 spokesperson - but mostly were the same people who speak at every IAWM march or variations of same. Overall a good demo and fair play to the organisers.

Shannon next on October 28th for the demo called by Antiwar Ireland! read full story / add a comment
antrim / miscellaneous / opinion/analysis Thursday September 21, 2006 10:12 by W L Blower   text 1 comment (last - wednesday october 25, 2006 12:51)
Just in case anyone in the SEELB area was wondering who the Governments appointed commissioners are. As you can see they represent a wide range of views that will enable them to make the right choices for the children, parents and employees in the area. Just checking there are two blue moons in the sky, and the pigs are on the runway ready for take off!!!!
Douglas Osler- Chairman of the Scottish Conservative policy advisory group.
Joan Christie O.B.E- Company Director, Chair of Ballymoney District policing partnership, Deputy Lieutenant of the county.
Lawson McDonald-Accountant and former senior executive with the investment agency the Industrial Development Board.
Pat Carvill-Former permanent secretary of the Department of education and the Department of finance and personnel in Northern Ireland, Member of the Government appointed Advisory Council of the Partnership UK 2002/03. PUK works with its public sector partners to deliver PFI/ppp solutions. read full story / add a comment
Stop by for a cup of tea anytime...
dublin / environment / news report Tuesday September 19, 2006 18:14 by Dave Donnellan   text 12 comments (last - friday december 15, 2006 10:30)   image 9 images
Despite repeated attempts by the Office of Public Works (OPW) to move them on the Tara Solidarity Vigil remain camped out on the Hill of Tara. They have become a focus of opposition to plans to build a new motorway (M3) through the Tara valley. As opposition grows they have received increasing messages of support not just from Ireland but around the world also. Norwegians, in particular, have taken a keen interest in developments on the Hill due to a sense of shared history they have with Ireland.
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national / anti-capitalism / feature Wednesday August 02, 2006 19:35 by Gregor Kerr   text 18 comments (last - friday february 23, 2007 15:15)   image 1 image
Throughout the world, public services have been under attack for the past twenty years. Forming a central plank of the capitalist globalisation agenda, ‘privatisation’ and ‘competition’ are the seemingly unchallenged dogma of modern capitalism. The levels of privatisation which have taken place worldwide are absolutely mindblowing. During the 1990s alone over $900billion worth of public assets were transferred into private hands. Globally this agenda is pushed by the World Bank and the World Trade Organisation (WTO). The basic theory by which these bodies operate is that all decisions should be made on the basis of profitability alone. read full story / add a comment
Maryland's Residents Hold Blockdade At Marrowbone Lane Entrance
dublin / housing / news report Wednesday June 21, 2006 21:03 by James R   text 5 comments (last - wednesday october 04, 2006 02:19)   image 14 images
Residents in the vicinity of the construction being undertaken on the site of the recently demolished Fatima Mansions today protested at the entrance of their estate over the inadequacy of a long time promised traffic management system which had been promised to them prior to construction work beginning. Two simultaneous blockades were mounted at either end of Lorreta Road, residents joined and left with a fluctuating prescence of anywhere between ten and fifteen maintaining the line on either side of the estate. Marylands is an estate located close to the canal, just off Marrowbone Lane beside Cork Street. Traffic on any given day on Marrowbone Lane is hectic, with cars using it as a route to cut through the Liberties to reach Cork St, leaving a very narrow artery dangerously clogged with passage for cyclists generally untenable at peak hours without using the paths. read full story / add a comment
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international / arts and media / opinion/analysis Monday June 12, 2006 17:22 by eeeepppp   text 1 comment (last - wednesday june 14, 2006 01:46)   image 2 images
It's Here: http://radio.indymedia.org/news/2006/06/10163.php
Took place on thursday 8th of June at very short notice in Queens Film Theatre in Belfast. They discuss the UK press reaction at length as well as aspects of the making of the film. About 25 minutes long. read full story / add a comment
international / anti-capitalism / opinion/analysis Wednesday May 03, 2006 18:08 by thtiipwio[pww[e[eor[f   text 4 comments (last - thursday may 04, 2006 21:10)
According to Max Weber, the capitalist economy of the present day is an immense cosmos into which the individual is born and which presents itself to him at least, as an individual, as an inalterable order of things in which he must live. It forces the individual in so far as he is involved in the system of market relationships, to conform to capitalist rules of action. The manufacturer who in the long run acts counter to these norms will, just as inevitably be eliminated from the economic scene as the worker who cannot or will not adapt himself to them will be thrown into the streets without a job. read full story / add a comment
national / anti-capitalism / news report Tuesday April 11, 2006 12:35 by Cathy Swift   text 12 comments (last - thursday april 13, 2006 13:45)
On April 7th, the fourth in a series of information meetings organised by People before Profit was held in the IFI in Dublin. This meeting - on the issue of privatisation of the Irish health service - was addressed by Louise O'Reilly of SIPTU, Peadar O'Grady of the SWP and Dave Hughes of the INO. Participants were urged to support the Patients Together Lie In at the Dáil on Good Friday at 12.00. read full story / add a comment
international / environment / other press Monday April 10, 2006 01:33 by mms
Hello from Guatemala. I am forwarding the article written by Sandra, she contacted me recently during my stay in Guatemala. If any of you took part of the presentation of the book "Fumigation: the human and environmental costs of chemical warfare in Colombia" last October in Trinity the following article will make sense.
I have seen the mentioned plantations in San Marcos and i believe that the the propossal fumigations here is going to finish with the farmers livelihoods and other plantations. I have been following close the case of the Mining company and there is a great video for anybody in Ireland interested to watch about the consultation propossed by the Indigenous people about the mining.
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national / anti-capitalism / feature Wednesday January 25, 2006 12:08 by Cathy Swift   text 77 comments (last - friday january 27, 2006 17:17)   image 1 image   audio 1 audio file
The following represents a report on a public meeting held in Dublin 13th/14th January concerning the formation of a new cross-party alliance called People Before Profit. read full story / add a comment
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dublin / housing / feature Wednesday November 23, 2005 17:34 by kevin   text 4 comments (last - wednesday march 14, 2007 01:17)   image 5 images
Report from last night's well-attended meeting. read full story / add a comment
national / miscellaneous / press release Sunday November 13, 2005 12:58 by Sean   text 19 comments (last - thursday november 24, 2005 19:58)
The recent cutbacks in education in the north and
privatisation in education through PFIs and ppp's is
an attack not only on workers conditions but affects
everyone in the community from the children to the
kitchen workers read full story / add a comment
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