September 11, 2001: Questions to Ask if You Still Believe the Official Narrative 23:21 MFómh 11 0 comments
Social Media as a Tool of Hybrid Warfare; The Case of Syria 01:47 Lún 29 1 comments
Terror In Britain: What Did The Prime Minister Know? 23:43 Beal 31 0 comments
Macron prepares enabling act to slash contracts, labor rights in France 22:52 Beal 23 0 comments
The leveraged buyout, exploitation and punishment beating of Greece as warning to others. 11:45 Beal 11 0 commentstuileadh >>
We are republishing this article by Stephen Donnelly TD who has been doing great work in exposing how Fine Gael have gone out of their away to facilitate vulture funds who are now preying on ordinary people by charging exorbitant rents and fueling the current property and are replacing the English absentee landlord of centuries past, with ruthless vulture funds capitalists of this era and essentially introducing a form of neo-fuedalism as increasing huge swaths of the population are either priced out of buying homes, or are signing up for debt that last close to a lifetime.
The election cycle has come around yet again it is time to take a look at some of the issues being discussed and more importantly those not discussed and have a quick look at the economy.
Forget the official Banking Inquiry report because Joe Higgins has written a much more better one and it asks the rights questions and gets to the heart of the matter by putting the whole saga in its proper context -something which the official report couldn't thing as it would mean asking fundamental questions. Indeed the inquriy itself and official report have been steeped in controversary with allegations of coverup because of numerous reports of key officials and whistleblowers in the regulator office and central bank were ignored and their evidence never making into the inquiry. The whistleblower made a formal complaint under the Protected Disclosures Act and (Village Magazine) "outlining a range of detailed concerns about how the Central Bank and some of its legal representatives were omitting huge swathes of vital documents, redacting many of the most crucial pieces of evidence, and delaying release of vital material until it was too late to use them in briefings for public hearings in at least one case handing them over 24 hours before a scheduled interview about them."
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Take Action: Israel is deporting Irish people visiting Palestine complain to our goverment 23:01 Luan 25 MFómh 0 comments
Dear friends, in case you missed this shocking news last week, while en route to occupied Palestine four Irish people were seized by Israeli authorities in Ben Gurion airport and deported. Below is a statement issued by the four deportees which includes a call for you to write to the Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney (email@example.com) voicing your concerns about this arbitrary expulsion of human rights activist to stop them from bearing witness to the effects of Israels apartheid regime
Slave Tourism in Ireland and UK 12:06 Máirt 19 MFómh 0 comments
Several foreign based volunteer networks are placing unsuspecting travellers in exploitative and manipulative situations and cashing in on free labour with no rights or security.
End of the Cement House Age 12:45 Aoine 08 MFómh 3 comments
In the face of the worst housing crisis since rackrenting of the 19 th century why is Irish society so hung up on cement houses that resemble bunkers.There are numerous alternatives to cement and concrete and most western countries and developing world universities are exploring and investing in education for engineering and architectural studies called biotecture and geotecture knowledge transfer degrees
Right2Water launch supporter survey for River Basin Management Plan submission 22:21 Domh 30 Iúil 0 comments
The Right2Water campaign is currently developing a submission in relation to the River Basin Management Plan (RBMP) which will be submitted to the Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government as part of their consultation process.
NEW FLAW found in Eoghan Harris / Gerry Gregg RTE TV documentary An Tost Fada (The Long Silence) 10:02 Sath 29 Iúil 1 comments
A NEW FLAW has been discovered in the Eoghan Harris / Gerry Gregg TV documentary An Tost Fada (The Long Silence)
Ireland's fracking ban passes final legislative stage 00:22 Céad 05 Iúil 0 comments
Ireland has become the fourth European country to ban hydraulic fracturing (after France, Bulgaria and Germany). On June 28, the Petroleum and Other Minerals Development (Prohibition of Onshore Hydraulic Fracturing) Bill passed the final legislative stages in the Seanad.
Colm and Dave face Jury Trial 15:44 Céad 14 Meith 1 comments
On 24 May 2017, two peace activists Dave Donnellan and Colm Roddy were sent for jury trial because the District Court judge finally refused to accept jurisdiction. The judge said the alleged criminal damage newly set at 3,500 was so large as to make it a serious charge.
Towards a Plastic Pollution Revolution in Ireland 23:49 Máirt 13 Meith 0 comments
Originally appeared on June 8th
IRELAND: New Head Arrives - Same Old Reactionary Politics? 17:46 Domh 04 Meith 0 comments
As minister-for-poverty in one of the richest countries in the World (or at least one of the most indebted) Minister Varadkar achieved fame in the run up to the Leadership context with his April 2017 Campaign against welfare recipients and the unemployed: Welfare cheats cheat us all.
IRELAND: New Head on the Way - Same Poison Afflicts the Body 18:02 Domh 28 Beal 0 comments
It is a hate campaign. Never was there a campaign like it coming after a period of austerity.
Govt. tries to introduce Identify cards on the Backdoor Lún 27 0 comments
The recent furore over Public Service Card (PSC) has highlighted the sly and underhand way the government has tried to introduce identity cards through the backdoor. In a typical fashion for the political system in Ireland, they have without any public discussion, legislation or clear thought tried to push this through to the unsuspecting public or at least most of them. Even the police state next door, the UK, rejected identity cards when the UK House of Lords rejected identity cards in early 2006.
Fruitarianism: Healthy or Hazardous? Meith 21 0 comments
We all know that fruit is good for us. Recent studies suggest we should be eating up to ten portions of fruit and veg each day. But how much is too much?
Irish Courts - Statutory Independence or a Licence to Lie? Beal 01 0 comments
This is opinion & analysis piece comes from Integrity Ireland who are attempting to fight corruption in the legal system and face an uphill struggle in their task and this piece illustrates well what they are up against.
The Irish water charges movement Ean 25 0 comments
A working paper on the water charges movement now available online for comment and discussion.
Walk This Way MFómh 25 0 comments
Some observations on infrastructure in Ireland in relation to western European standards. Also, a case for a national path system.more >>
High Court challenge to Dublin Airport extension to conclude DFómh 17 Friends of Irish Environment 0 comments
High Court challenge to Dublin Airport extension to conclude. First case to test new climate legalisation
Census 2016 Hard Evidence of the Inequalities Faced by Irish Travellers DFómh 16 0 comments
Pavee Point welcomes the hard evidence in Census 2016 figures released Thurs 12th Oct of the continuing inequalities faced by Irish Travellers.
The Dangers of Using a Civilian Airport like Shannon to Transport US Military Cargo DFómh 14 ShannonWatch 0 comments
Recent discussions about the safety or otherwise of having the US military flying in and out of Shannon Airport gave us reason to recall an incident in March 2008 in which a Murray Air aircraft was involved in an emergency landing at Shannon. This was after it was seen flying over Askeaton, which is across the River Shannon estuary from the airport, with flames coming from one of its engines. Residents of the County Limerick town described their windows rattling and houses shaking as the cargo plane flew low over a housing estate in the town.
Invitation To Public To High Court Climate Case DFómh 09 Friends of Irish Environment 0 comments
Friends of the Irish Environment is celebrating our 20th anniversary in the High Court which is currently hearing two of our Judicial Reviews as we launch our 20th anniversary 20 fund raiser.
Government plays cynical game with Dunnes workers livelihoods DFómh 09 0 comments
This week in the Oireachtas workers on insecure hour contracts became collateral damage in a cynical game of power play politics by the government. A disgraceful ploy to block the David Cullinane TD sponsored Banded Hours Contract Bill was concocted by raising a spurious money message mechanism which government conveniently uses to halt the progress of opposition bills that have a genuine chance of succeeding in the Dail.more >>