How Ireland’s Citizens’ Assembly Helped Climate Action

By Frances Foley, Resilience.org -

In July 2016, the new government – led by Fine Gael, backed by independents – put forward a bill to establish a national-level Citizens’ Assembly to look at the biggest issues of the day. These [...]

U.S. Vets Expose Irish Govt Complicity In War Crimes

Tarak Kauff and Ken Mayers are two US Army Veterans and members of US Vets for Peace who felt called to come to Ireland to help expose the Irish Governments complicity in US led war crimes in the [...]

Antiwar Protesters, Tarak Kauff & Ken Mayers, Out Of Jail, Still In Ireland

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

Veterans for Peace members, Tarak Kauff and Ken Mayers were arrested protesting at Shanon Air Force Base. They were held without bail until an appeal was heard in the High Court before Judge [...]

EarthRx: The Irish Potato Famine Was Caused By Capitalism, Not A Fungus

By Ocean Malandra, Pastemagazine.com -

Put on the U2 and The Cranberries and let’s down some green brew folks, it’s that time of year again. But while St. Patrick’s Day is cause to celebrate everything Irish-American, it’s also a good [...]

Two U.S. Veterans For Peace Refused Bail In Ireland

By Ellen Davidson, Stop These Wars. -

Ireland - Two US veterans were arrested at Shannon Airport on 17 March for entering the airfield to inspect and investigate an OMNI Air International plane on contract to the U.S. military.  The [...]

Strong, Defiant Women Changed Ireland Forever – But Our Fight’s Not Done

By Sarah Monaghan, Huffingtonpost.co.uk  -

As I wrote this we learned the President of Ireland has just signed the Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Bill 2018 into law. We did it. We repealed the eighth amendment and [...]

Why I’m Going To Ireland To Try To Fix The United States

By Staff, Davidswanson.org -

Ireland is a nation legally bound to maintain neutrality but actively assisting in the crimes of U.S. wars. This coming 11/11 is Armistice Day 100, and while Trump has been dissuaded from holding [...]

If Ireland Can Get Out Of Fossil Fuels, Your Town Can Too

By Celia Bottger, Otherwords.org -

On Thursday, July 12th, a small, rainy island in the North Atlantic proved it was on the right side of history. The Republic of Ireland passed a bill to divest its $370 million worth of [...]

Ireland’s Vote To Divest From Fossil Fuels Latest In A Global Campaign For Climate

By Phil McKenna, Insideclimatenews.org -

Ireland is on its way to becoming the first country to fully divest all public funds from fossil fuel companies after a key vote in its parliament on Thursday. It's a major milestone in an [...]

Government Approves Ban On The Cultivation Of GMOs In Ireland

By Staff, Sustainablepulse.com -

The Government approved the transposition of an EU Directive, which will enable Ireland to opt out of cultivation of GMO crops approved for cultivation elsewhere in the EU. This will happen on [...]

Ireland To Pass Bill Boycotting Israeli Goods

By Staff, Maannews.com -

BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- The Irish parliament is expected to pass a landmark bill prohibiting the importation and sale of goods and services originating in illegal Israeli settlements on Wednesday. [...]

‘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 [...]

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