‘We’ve Made History’: Ireland Joins France, Germany And Bulgaria In Banning Fracking​

By Lorraine Chow, www.ecowatch.com -

By Lorraine Chow for Eco Watch - McLoughlin also issued a statement that mentioned the impact of fracking in the U.S.: This law will mean communities in the West and North West of Ireland will be [...]

Thousands Shut Down Ireland’s Streets In Legal Abortion Protests

By Lydia O’Connor, www.huffingtonpost.com -

By Lydia O’Connor for The Huffington Post - International Women’s Day marchers are optimistic, but change in a Roman Catholic country doesn’t come so easily. International Women’s Day Wednesday, [...]

Ireland Jails Three Top Bankers Over 2008 Meltdown

By Conor Humphries and Mark Heinrich, www.reuters.com -

By Conor Humphries and Mark Heinrich for Reuters. Three senior Irish bankers were jailed on Friday for up to three-and-a-half years for conspiring to defraud investors in the most prominent [...]

From South Africa To Ireland, #BlackLivesMatter Finds Solidarity Worldwide

By Nika Knight, www.commondreams.org -

By Nika Knight for Common Dreams - As the U.S. reels from multiple shootings that made international headlines last week, the country's grassroots movement for racial justice and against police [...]

Northern Irish Women Ask To Be Prosecuted For Taking Abortion Pills

By Amelia Gentleman, www.theguardian.com -

By Amelia Gentleman for The Guardian - Three women have handed themselves into a police station in Derry, stating they have procured and taken illegal abortion pills and requesting that they be [...]

[Dublin] Squat City Has Been Liberated!

By The Free Org, www.thefreeonline.wordpress.com -

By The Free Org for The Free - Spread the word friends. The warehouse will soon be full of words; the garden has begun regrowing community; music and paint about to burst across the city. At the [...]

Tens Of Thousands Protest In Ireland Against Water Charges

By RT, www.rt.com -

By RT - Tens of thousands of people took part in the anti-water charges protest in Ireland on Saturday, marching through the capital of Dublin to show their dissatisfaction with the government’s [...]

Ireland Showed We Can Get By Without Banks

By Patrcick Cockburn, www.independent.co.uk -

By Patrick Cockburn for the Independent - Shuttered banks are a striking physical symbol of economic disaster, but even they are not proof that the final dénouement is at hand. I recall a [...]

Irish Burn Water Bills, Fly Greek Flag In Solidarity At Mass Dublin Protest

By Paul Hosford, www.thejournal.ie -

A LARGE CROWD has marched to the GPO in Dublin today as water charge protests return to the capital. Having taken a backseat to campaigning for the same-sex marriage referendum, is once again [...]

Ireland: Thousands Say No To Water Charges

By Jennifer Baker, www.revolution-news.com -

By Jennifer Baker in Revolution News. Ireland – Today is the latest affirmation of overwhelming public opposition to the privatization of the nations water. Not only is privatizing the nations [...]

Over 80,000 Turn Out For Right2Water Protest In Ireland

By Right2Water, www.facebook.com -

Following today’s massive National Demonstration which saw well over 80,000 people from all over Ireland converge on Dublin to assert their Right2Water, the Right2Water campaign has again called [...]

The Irish Slave Trade – The Forgotten “White” Slaves

By John Martin, www.globalresearch.ca -

They came as slaves; vast human cargo transported on tall British ships bound for the Americas. They were shipped by the hundreds of thousands and included men, women, and even the youngest of [...]

The Real Irish American Story Not Taught In Schools

By Bill Bigelow, www.zinnedproject.org -

“Wear green on St. Patrick’s Day or get pinched.” That pretty much sums up the Irish-American “curriculum” that I learned when I was in school. Yes, I recall a nod to the so-called Potato Famine, [...]

The Slaves That Time Forgot

By gjohnsit, www.dailykos.com -

For some reason, history likes to call these Irish slaves as 'indentured servants'. As if they were somehow considered better than African slaves. This can be considered an attempt at [...]

Large Anti-Water Charge Protests Across Ireland

By Staff, www.thejournal.ie -

TheJournal.ie was out on the streets of Dublin asking people why they were marching today. Lorraine from Tallaght, who was walking on crutches said that people have had enough with the current [...]

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