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cork / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Friday May 21, 2010 22:59 by Ray   text 3 comments (last - saturday may 22, 2010 10:45)   image 10 images
This afternoon at Daunt Sq., at the junction of Cork's busiest shopping streets, Cork Shell to Sea held a stall to remind the city and its people that Pat 'the Chief' O'Donnell has just spent his 100th day behind Shell's bars at Castlerea Prison. read full story / add a comment
cork / environment / press release Thursday May 20, 2010 09:51 by Brightfight
On Monday the 24th May we will be welcoming a caravan of 60-100 cyclists to Cork City on their long distance cycle from Merthyr(Wales) to Rossport in Co. Mayo ! The purpose of their journey is to raise greater awareness of the respective struggles against Miller Argent and Royal Dutch Shell.
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Noel Murphy (IWU) speaking at Solidarity Books
cork / worker & community struggles and protests / feature Tuesday May 04, 2010 17:12 by Ray   text 13 comments (last - sunday may 09, 2010 14:50)   image 37 images
As once again Cork's mainstream trade unions declined to publicly celebrate the everlasting memorial day to working peoples' struggles worldwide, it falls to Solidarity Books/Workers Solidarity Movement Cork Branch and the Independent Workers Union to mark this most important of days. A day of public talks and a community meal was organised by the local branch of the WSM at Solidarity Books, which complemented excellently the annual May Day march through the city streets this evening organised as usual by the Independent Workers Union. read full story / add a comment
Spreading the word
cork / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Tuesday April 20, 2010 23:39 by Ray   text 1 comment (last - thursday april 22, 2010 13:14)   image 1 image
Members of the Cork and Kinsale Shell to Sea groups held information stalls on their respective main streets to keep the imprisonment of Pat 'the Chief' O'Donnell in the eye of the genneral public. read full story / add a comment
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cork / arts and media / news report Monday April 05, 2010 14:05 by anarkitty   image 4 images
last thursday saw a successful fundraiser for solidarity books take place in cruiscin lan read full story / add a comment
cork / miscellaneous / news report Monday April 05, 2010 12:45 by James (WSM personal capacity)   text 13 comments (last - monday april 12, 2010 08:13)   image 8 images
Workers Party, 32County Sovereignty Movement, Republican Sinn Fein, Sinn Fein read full story / add a comment
solidarity books on international women's day
cork / arts and media / press release Wednesday March 31, 2010 13:37 by anarkitty   image 1 image
Local Cork bands The Altered Hours and Mashed Chicken and DJ Dr. Fiasco will play a fundraiser for Solidarity Books in Cruiscin Lan on Thursday 1st April starting at 8pm. Cork WSM, who have organized the event, anticipate a good turnout. Since opening its doors in December 2009, Solidarity Books, a non-profit radical book shop and meeting space, has become a hub for the local Douglas Street Community. This was most clearly seen in the recent hugely successful Douglas Street celebration of International Women’s Day. read full story / add a comment
cork / rights, freedoms and repression / press release Thursday March 25, 2010 02:03 by Tom

Just to tell you Caoimhe Butterly is talking in the Victoria hotel,Patrick St ,Cork. this Saterday 27th at 3pm. read full story / add a comment
Baby Yoga workshop, morning
cork / gender and sexuality / feature Thursday March 11, 2010 12:23 by FSB!   text 17 comments (last - thursday april 29, 2010 23:47)   image 40 images
A 'miracle' of grassroots community organising happened yesterday – the community of Douglas Street, Cork came together and hosted an incredible diverse and immensely satisfying celebration of International Women's Day! read full story / add a comment
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cork / consumer issues / press release Tuesday February 23, 2010 22:21 by anarkitty   image 1 image
Our guest speaker this month is Graham Strowts, who will be speaking about the concept of the Food Forest and Perennials read full story / add a comment
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cork / anti-war / imperialism / news report Wednesday February 03, 2010 14:30 by Alan M.   image 2 images
Approximately 40 people packed in Solidarity Books in Cork to hear Elsie Haas (a Haitian film-maker and journalist, based in Paris) and Jose Antonio Gutierrez (of the Latin American Solidarity Centre in Dublin) talk about the political and economic history of Haiti and how the recent US intervention in the country, following the earthquake, is just a continuation of the UN-led occupation since 2004, following on from 200 years of occupations and imperialism. read full story / add a comment
Map of harbour showing proposed route of cable
cork / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Tuesday February 02, 2010 00:39 by Kathy Bradley   text 9 comments (last - thursday february 04, 2010 06:45)   image 3 images
In addition to incinerators at Ringaskiddy, the a toxic dump at Haulbowline and a long list of other indignities Cork Harbour is suffering it is now under attack from another direction. The state body responsible for electricity distribution since 2006, Eirgrid are going ahead with plans to install a submarine power cable between Aghada and Cuskinny Bay.

Cork Harbour's motto “a safe harbour for all” is quite laughable for the marine life and the flora and fauna of the area who seem to be excluded from this pledge.

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cork / miscellaneous / press release Tuesday January 26, 2010 20:30 by Anarkitty
in the South Presentation, Evergreen Street from 7pm to 8:30pm read full story / add a comment
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cork / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Saturday January 16, 2010 17:08 by Fintan Lane   text 3 comments (last - saturday january 16, 2010 19:20)   image 5 images
A large number of Palestine solidarity activists gathered in Cork city centre today to stage pickets outside stores that sell Israeli produce. This was part of the national boycott Day of Action, with similiar protests held across the country. read full story / add a comment
This is when the JCB driver started breaking the ice while the boys were still out there skating..
cork / miscellaneous / news report Monday January 11, 2010 15:18 by Hilary Quinn   text 32 comments (last - saturday january 16, 2010 22:48)   image 5 images
On Sunday 10th January at approximately 6pm, 4 ice-skaters were almost left stranded on a breaking sheet of ice by Gardai. read full story / add a comment
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cork / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Sunday January 03, 2010 17:29 by Kev   text 1 comment (last - sunday january 03, 2010 17:32)   image 10 images
On a cold but sunny Saturday (January 2nd 2010), over 30 Palestine solidarity activists attened a vigil for Gaza on Patrick's Bridge in Cork City.

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cork / miscellaneous / press release Tuesday December 29, 2009 20:26 by anarkitty   image 1 image
will take place on Tuesday 5th January in the South Presentation on Evergreen Street, Cork. read full story / add a comment
Cllr Mick Barry (left), Cllr Ted Tynan (centre) and Cllr Chris O'Leary (right) on Cork's vigil for Gaza today
cork / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Sunday December 27, 2009 21:11 by Fintan Lane   text 5 comments (last - saturday january 09, 2010 18:32)   image 15 images
A vigil was held on Patrick's Bridge in Cork city this afternoon to mark the beginning of the Gaza massacre last year. More than 1,400 people - including over 300 children - were killed by Israeli forces during the onslaught.

Today's vigil was intended as a mark of respect for the dead but also as an act of solidarity with the living. read full story / add a comment
cork / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Saturday December 26, 2009 17:08 by Fintan Lane
A protest vigil will be held on Patrick's Bridge in Cork at 2pm on Sunday, 27 December, to mark the beginning of last year's Gaza massacre and in solidarity with the 'Viva Palestina' aid convoy which is currently stranded on the Jordan/Egyptian border.

Bring Palestine solidarity placards and Palestinian flags.
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cork / anti-capitalism / news report Thursday December 17, 2009 12:03 by Cork WSM   text 12 comments (last - thursday july 29, 2010 00:05)   image 2 images
A new, alternative meeting space and bookshop has just opened on Douglas Street, Cork. This is early days but we want to get the word out that his new initiative needs you and your support! read full story / add a comment
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