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dublin / crime and justice / news report Thursday December 30, 2010 00:43 by tony batter
Street fighting on a wednesday evening - sure why wouldn't two carloads of men be carrying weapons on a main Dublin thoroughfare - you never know when you might have to use them on a couple of other motorists. read full story / add a comment
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dublin / miscellaneous / feature Friday December 24, 2010 23:42 by Andrew   text 19 comments (last - thursday january 06, 2011 00:40)   image 1 image   video 2 video files
Several hundred people took part in "A Spectacle Of Defiance And Hope" in Dublin on the night of Friday 10th December to protest the way the government have cut funding to vital community services. Janice Feighery a co-ordinator at an after school computer program for young people said “Community programmes are being devastated by the cuts. Our work with young people is strangled by lack of funds." The spectacle draws to a close the week of protests against the austerity budget.

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dublin / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Wednesday December 08, 2010 19:09 by TD   text 29 comments (last - friday december 10, 2010 15:38)   image 29 images   video 1 video file
It's cold comfort that yesterday's inhuman budget was the last sting of a vicious, dying government, chilling to realise it was allowed to flourish and pass by the broad mass of the Irish people standing idly by and not engaging in mass protest.? Yesterdays proceedings outside the Dáil were mild, ultra-mild and weak when compared to the mass protests in Greece and France and the fact that the EU/ECB/IMF attacks on our poor, vulnerable, working classes and middle classes, through their willing government catspaws, are far more severe here than the aforementioned countries.? read full story / add a comment
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dublin / education / news report Wednesday December 01, 2010 13:34 by ultraka   text 1 comment (last - wednesday december 01, 2010 15:15)   image 3 images
There are currently around 100 student activists occupying the grounds of the Department of Education, on Marlborough St., Dublin.

At the time of writing there is an open space discussion happening on the subject of "alternative education".

Gardai have locked the gate and are not allowing additional participants to enter. However the atmosphere inside is peaceful and constructive.

Come down to Marlborough St. (off Talbot St.) to show your solidarity with the activists inside!

The Surprise Conference 2010, is an event organized by a group of autonomous individuals with the view to starting a more open minded conversation about the future of Irish education that the one that is currently taking place. We feel that the current education system is expensive and inefficient and rather than simply making financial cuts we should make long term structural changes.
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dublin / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Sunday November 28, 2010 02:35 by TD   text 44 comments (last - monday december 06, 2010 18:28)   image 18 images   video 5 video files
Today in Dublin, in a massive demonstration not witnessed in Ireland since 2003 when over 100,000 marched in protest against the then impending criminal attack on Iraq by the US, a similar number marched in protest against their ongoing immiseration by a criminal Irish government, hell bent on forcing on them and the most vulnerable in Irish society the gambling debts of their cronies in the financial and property developer sector of the Irish economy. read full story / add a comment
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dublin / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Friday November 26, 2010 18:43 by John D   text 5 comments (last - friday december 03, 2010 23:15)   image 1 image
Last night at a Special General Meeting, members of the Dublin Food Co-Op voted overwhelmingly to boycott Israeli goods. This was the third attempt over the last 2 years to bring in a boycott of Israeli goods. Previous attempts failed to reach consensus or when put to a vote failed to reach the required 75%. Last night the mood was clearly in favour with a final tally of 50 for to about 6 against. read full story / add a comment
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dublin / anti-capitalism / news report Friday November 19, 2010 12:50 by 1of99   text 4 comments (last - thursday november 25, 2010 12:56)   image 2 images
The Irish Congress of Trade Unions have called a national demonstration on 27th November in Dublin which will see tens of thousands take to the streets. But many are very unhappy with the ICTU leadership and a march called on the basis of 'fairer' cuts and a return to the disasterous policy of Social Partnership. The 1% Network will be taking part in the demonstration not to support the demands of the ICTU leadership but to outline what we see as the alternative. This is not in the expectation that the ICTU leadership can be convinced but because we want to make the argument to the thousands of workers who will take part that it is up to all of us to organise what is needed, a general strike, despite that leadership. read full story / add a comment
dublin / education / feature Monday November 15, 2010 23:00 by TD   text 17 comments (last - monday november 29, 2010 11:45)   image 2 images   video 1 video file
"An injury to one is the concern of all", according to Free Education for Everyone spokesperson.
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dublin / education / opinion/analysis Friday November 12, 2010 15:33 by Revolution Now...
Firsthand account of what happened at the Student Protest. read full story / add a comment
dublin / environment / news report Wednesday November 10, 2010 13:12 by Dave Donnellan   video 1 video file
At the recent Afri Hedge School Clare O'Grady Walshe argued strongly that if we give away our food sovereignty and our right to grow our own seeds as happened in Iraq it will prove disastrous for the world food system. read full story / add a comment
dublin / education / news report Wednesday November 10, 2010 09:42 by Aileen   text 6 comments (last - saturday november 13, 2010 11:01)
Members of the NUIM IFUT Branch Committee sent the letter below to NUI Maynooth Student Union President congratulating the students on demonstrating in defense of Irish education and expressing grave concern at Garda actions on the Wednesday November the 3rd. read full story / add a comment
dublin / rights, freedoms and repression / press release Tuesday November 09, 2010 15:42 by PRO Workers Solidarity Movement
“The will of the people has been subjugated to the will of bankers, developers and the super-wealthy. Wednesday’s attack on peaceful protestors was designed to re-inforce that subjugation” – Gregor Kerr WSM spokesperson

Anarchist organisation Workers Solidarity Movement (WSM) has called for support for the Student Protest Against Garda Brutality called by students from the Free Education for Everyone and Students in Solidarity networks. The protest is due to gather at the Wolfe Tone Statue on St. Stephen’s Green on Wednesday (10th November) at 6:00p.m. and will march to Pearse Street Garda station. read full story / add a comment
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dublin / arts and media / news report Monday November 08, 2010 13:57 by Foxy Slattery   text 2 comments (last - monday november 08, 2010 19:32)   image 4 images
In response to former Taoiseach demeaning himself, an artist gets annoyed read full story / add a comment
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dublin / education / news report Thursday November 04, 2010 15:47 by Trade Union TV   text 10 comments (last - tuesday november 09, 2010 19:47)   image 20 images
No comment style video report from Student demo in Dublin yesterday. read full story / add a comment
dublin / rights, freedoms and repression / feature Wednesday November 03, 2010 21:22 by Andrew - wsm   text 73 comments (last - thursday november 11, 2010 11:11)   image 11 images   video 4 video files
News is coming in that upwards of thirty students have occupied the Department of Finance in the centre of Dublin with several hundred supporting them in the streets outside. Tens of thousands of students are demonstrating as part of the USI protests against plans to introduce fees, these students carrying out the occupation appear to have broken away from the main demonstration which is taking place around the corner in Merrion square. read full story / add a comment
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dublin / anti-capitalism / feature Monday November 01, 2010 21:26 by Andrew   text 16 comments (last - tuesday december 14, 2010 23:44)   image 13 images
A larger than expected crowd turned out for last night’s 1% Network Treasure Hunt around the exclusive Aylesbury and Shrewsbury roads in Dublin. In 2006 Shrewsbury Road was the 6th most expensive address in the entire world and it remains exclusively populated by the richest of the 1% who own 34% of the wealth in Ireland. read full story / add a comment
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dublin / rights, freedoms and repression / feature Monday November 01, 2010 21:26 by éirígí PRO   text 58 comments (last - monday november 29, 2010 03:50)   image 10 images
éirígí activist Louise Minihan today poured red paint over Mary Harney's clothing in Cherry Orchard Hospital, Dublin. read full story / add a comment
dublin / anti-capitalism / press release Thursday October 28, 2010 12:00 by PRO Workers Solidarity Movement
Announcing their support for Saturday’s 1% Network ‘Hallowe’en Treasure Hunt’, anarchist organisation Workers Solidarity Movement (WSM) has said that the government’s proposed €15 billion of cuts would not be necessary if the wealthy were “made to pay their share.”

Gregor Kerr, WSM spokesperson, said “The government have declared war on the incomes and living standards of ordinary people. They have declared their intention to savage our social services. They are doing so in order to protect the interests of their wealthy friends.” read full story / add a comment
dublin / anti-capitalism / press release Thursday October 28, 2010 11:25 by Gregor & Brian
“Brian Lenihan might claim that there is no pot of gold to be had from the wealthy. We intend to show him otherwise” - Gregor Kerr, 1% Network spokesperson

The 1% Network has announced details of the route of its Hallowe’en Treasure Hunt, due to take place on Saturday evening, 30th October. Among the venues which the event will visit are the homes of well-known developer Bernard McNamara and former AIB chairman Dermot Gleeson.
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dublin / crime and justice / press release Monday October 25, 2010 14:27 by VJKHAHA   text 1 comment (last - monday october 25, 2010 19:56)
As corruption charges are brought against Jim Kennedy and 4 former Co Dublin councillors, An Taisce calls on former Minister Martin Cullen to explain his role in delivering essential access to Jackson Way lands read full story / add a comment
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