Category Archives: Action Stations

Alert: Government Attempts to Pass ESM with Minimal Public Debate


Today – Wednesday, & Tomorrow – Thursday The Government will seek Dail approval of: The Article 136 TFEU amendment to the EU Treaties which authorises the setting up of the permanent Eurozone loan fund, the European Stability Mechanism + A … Continue reading

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Last Post of Referendum: If you haven’t yet voted, please read this…


John Corcoran (ICTA) writes in an email: At 8.25 am yesterday morning Paul Krugman and John Corcoran spoke simultaneously on BBC radio and advised the Irish people to vote No in the Fiscal Treaty Referendum.  John spoke on BBC radio … Continue reading

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People’s Movement Referendum Campaign


Warning: Permanent Austerity Ahead! The People’s Movement has opened an office in central Dublin for the duration of the referendum campaign on the Permanent Austerity Treaty. The office is at 5 Cavendish Row, directly opposite the Gate Theatre. We are … Continue reading

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#OccupyDameStreet public statement: the lock-down of the department of Finance


Media Advisory Updated- 25TH of January, 2011 – 06:30 GMT We are Occupy Dame Street, part of the Occupy Ireland and global Occupy movement. This morning at 6.30 am the beginnings of a social time bomb exploded in Dublin city … Continue reading

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Ireland’s SOPA: “proposed law leaves future of Irish internet to discretion of Irish judges” – “the people will not accept diktat”


Stop SOPA Ireland Website; Politics.ie – Open letter from Tom Murphy, founder of boards.ie, to Sean Sherlock: Proposed New Law Minister Seán Sherlock has proposed a new law which is best explained here. It will be enacted by a single … Continue reading

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People’s Movement budget demonstration: European Parliament office, Molesworth Street Dublin, Tue. 6 Dec. 1 pm


People’s Movement budget demonstration Assemble at the European Parliament office (Molesworth Street) Dublin. Tuesday 6 December, 1 p.m.

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“Ultimate winner today will be candidate who garners enough 2nd, 3rd & even 4th preferences.” (Irish Times)


From the Irish Times – In order of preference: how to maximise the effectiveness of your vote: TODAY, FOR only the second time since 1938, a presidential election will ultimately be determined by the second, third and fourth preferences cast … Continue reading

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Important Conference – The EU in crisis: Prospects for regaining Ireland’s sovereignty. 7-8 October 2011


The EU in crisis Prospects for regaining Ireland’s sovereignty. Friday-Saturday 7-8 October 2011 The Ireland Institute 27 Pearse Street Dublin 2 Friday 7 October 7.30pm Was ‘Social Europe’ a con? Speakers: David Begg, General Secretary, ICTU Alex Gordon, General President … Continue reading

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Desmond Greaves Summer School: “Economist sees Irish echoes of US crisis” – Irish Times


From The Irish Times – Economist sees Irish echoes of US crisis: “The closest decade to this one as far as real growth in gross domestic product was the 1930s. There was 1.3 per cent growth per year then, and … Continue reading

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All-Ireland Civil Rights Network plan (Irish Democrat)


From The Irish Democrat: FOR more than two decades the Derry-based October 5th Association have employed computer technology to maintain linkages with other 1968 civil rights veterans, scores of similar groupings, the radio and print media,  and literally hundreds of  … Continue reading

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Wexford Peter Daly Society honours Spanish Civil War veteran, Enniscorthy, Saturday, 3rd September @ 6pm


Dublin Opinion blog – Peter Daly Society, Wexford : memorial unveiling, Enniscorthy, Saturday 3 September @ 6pm: Peter Daly fought and died with the Irish contingent of the International Brigade in the war against fascism in Spain in September 1937. … Continue reading

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“In Greece, the ‘silent bank run’ goes on” – The Atlantic


Via Business Insider. Megan McArdle writes in The Atlantic – Is The Other Shoe Dropping In Europe?: In Greece, the “silent bank run” goes on: In one of the biggest banks in the centre of Athens a clerk is explaining … Continue reading

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Greaves Summer School: Friday to Sunday, 9th to 11th September, 2011


Dates & Venue: 9th to 11th September (Friday to Sunday) 2011. The Ireland Institute, 27 Pearse St, Dublin 2 (beside Trinity College) Topics: Friday 9th September 19.30: The International economic crises (making the periphery pay) Fred Magdoff is a professor … Continue reading

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World Federation of Trade Unions – International Action Day, October 3rd (Irish Democrat)


The International Action Day of the WFTU will take place on the 3rd of October 2011. Its theme is for the defence of workers achievements and the promotion of decent work. http://www.irishdemocrat.co.uk/news/world-federation-of-trade-unions-internation/

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Save Our Services (11-07-11)


Seán Crowe TD – Hospital crisis solidarity protests set for Monday: Sinn Féin TD Seán Crowe has announced a series of protests that will take place at hospitals across the state, including at Tallaght Hospital in his own constituency, on … Continue reading

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Save Our Services (05-07-11)


Wexford Sinn Féin News – The story of Wexford Sinn Féins campaign to “find” the missing funds allocated for the extension project at WGH; Social Justice Ireland – Healthcare policy must prioritise Primary Care Teams, community supports and social care … Continue reading

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The Good Ship MV Saoirse: passengers on the Irish Ship to Gaza


Freedom Flotilla 2: Stay Human (Irish Ship to Gaza) Fintan Lane (Dublin/Cork) is the national coordinator of Irish Ship to Gaza and a member of the Free Gaza Movement. He participated in last year’s Freedom Flotilla to Gaza aboard Challenger … Continue reading

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Peoples’ Movement calls for Referendum: ESM increases Ireland’s borrowing by €9.2 Billion


The European Stability Mechanism and the case for an Irish Referendum: Press Conference & Demonstration The People’s Movement will hold a press conference in Buswell’s Hotel at 11:30 on Thursday next  tomorrow today, to launch its booklet ‘The European Stability … Continue reading

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British queen’s state visit – Alternative events


Tuesday 17th May DUBLIN 11.30am: Wreath-laying ceremony by relatives’ campaign Justice for the Forgotten at the Talbot Street memorial, opposite Connolly Rail Station. Everyone is welcome but the families have asked for no posters or banners. DUBLIN To coincide with … Continue reading

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Citizens’ Demonstration outside the Dáil on Monday, “Europe Day”, 9 May, from 12.30 to 2:00, against the farce within


JOIN THE DEMONSTRATION  AGAINST THE  “EU RE-DEDICATION RITES” OUTSIDE THE DÁIL,  MONDAY  9 MAY, FROM 12.30 TO 2:00PM Ireland’s Euro-fanatics and ultra-Europhiles are getting panicky. As the European Central Bank turns us all into indentured debt peons for a generation … Continue reading

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1911 Wexford Lockout: May Day March Commemoration


May Day March   Meet outside McDonalds pub on the South Main Street in Wexford town at 2pm this Sunday, May 1st.   A wreath laying ceremony will be held there at the site of the death of 1911 Wexford lockout … Continue reading

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Irish Republic: Est. 1916 – Easter Commemorations


ARMAGH Easter Saturday 23rd April 1pm Portadown, Speaker: John O’Dowd Easter Sunday 24th April 10.30am Crossmaglen, Speaker: Declan Kearney 11.30am Derrymacash, Wreath-laying 2pm Ballymacnab, Speaker: Cathal Boylan 2.30pm Lurgan, Speaker: Johnny McGibbon 4.30pm Cullyhanna, Speaker: Conor Murphy Easter Monday 25th … Continue reading

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Events: “The Bank Bail-Out Is Costing Us Far Too Much”


Via Indymedia.ie – The Bank Bail-Out Is Costing Us Far Too Much: Open Meeting – Call for a Referendum on the IMF/EU Deal: Tues 5th April @ 8pm Gresham Hotel O’Connell St, Dublin 1. SPEAKERS: Lilja Mósesdóttir, MP from Iceland … Continue reading

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Guest Post: People’s Movement – Demand a referendum to defeat another EU stitch-up


We should waken up to the fact that the country is threatened with yet another stitch-up, by courtesy of the Government and the Fianna Fáil opposition. But this is different. Unlike previous stitch-ups, such as the infamous blanket bank guarantee … Continue reading

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