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galway / anti-war / imperialism / news report Wednesday March 14, 2012 22:09 by Galway Alliance Against War   text 1 comment (last - thursday march 15, 2012 11:56)

The Galway Alliance Against War has welcomed the news that the Red Arrows, the British RAF’s military display team, will not perform at the finale of the Volvo Ocean Race this coming July. read full story / add a comment
galway / anti-war / imperialism / opinion/analysis Friday March 09, 2012 23:32 by Galway Alliance Against War   text 3 comments (last - monday march 12, 2012 18:10)
Galway alliance against war - march 2012 bulletin

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Gaaw supported peace events

Sunday 11th march between 2-3pm
Mark the 9th anniversary of the start of the criminal iraq war
1,455,590 iraqis were slaughtered in us war and occupation of iraq

Peace vigil organised by shannonwatch at shannon airport
(please assemble at roundabout before airport)

Sunday 11th march radisson blu galway @ 8pm
Ó ghaillimh go gaza gig
Dónal lunny & friends
In aid of galway/palestine children’s charity concert
Tickets for the concert are €20/€10 and will be available on the door on the night.
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galway / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Thursday March 08, 2012 14:42 by Tracy   text 8 comments (last - sunday march 11, 2012 19:48)   image 1 image
This is a copy of an email sent to our supporters today, we are appealing for people to come down to the camp in Galway and show their solidarity, or to help in any way they feel they can. read full story / add a comment
galway / anti-war / imperialism / news report Monday March 05, 2012 21:40 by GALWAY ALLIANCE AGAINST WAR   text 5 comments (last - thursday march 08, 2012 19:34)
The Galway Alliance Against War has learnt that the British military display team, the Red Arrows, will perform during the Volvo Ocean Race Finale in Galway on July 1st. Another “war outfit” has also been invited, but has not yet confirmed. read full story / add a comment
galway / anti-war / imperialism / opinion/analysis Wednesday February 08, 2012 22:33 by Galway Alliance Against War   text 2 comments (last - tuesday february 14, 2012 17:06)
The regular bulletin from the Galway Alliance Against War read full story / add a comment
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galway / miscellaneous / news report Monday January 09, 2012 20:33 by ULA Galway   text 31 comments (last - tuesday january 17, 2012 20:11)   image 1 image   video 2 video files
There were angry scenes both outside and inside City Hall this afternoon as councillors gathered to formally endorse the draft budget for 2012. A large number of protestors had gathered outside City Hall from about 3pm in order to meet councillors as they entered the building.
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galway / anti-war / imperialism / opinion/analysis Monday December 26, 2011 15:41 by Galway Alliance Against War
GALWAY ALLIANCE AGAINST WAR ****** DECEMBER BULLETIN 2011

FREE BRADLEY MANNING!!!!!!
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CONTENTS
1) EXCLUSIVE REPORT ON THE PEACEFUL ACT OF SABOTAGE AT SHANNON WARPORT
2) SO THIS IS CHRISTMAS: IN PALESTINE
3) LIBYA: AN ALTERNATIVE PERSPECTIVE
4) NORTH KOREA: AN ALTERNATIVE PERSPECTIVE
5) REPORT ON AN ALTERNATIVE CONFERENCE ON AFGHANISTAN
6) EDWARD HORGAN REPORTS FROM THE CONGO
7) BUSH & BLAIR FOUND GUILTY OF WAR CRIMES
8) FOR YOUR DIARY read full story / add a comment
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galway / arts and media / news report Friday December 16, 2011 14:30 by Western Writers' Centre   image 1 image
Two exciting poets round off Galway's poetry season at the City Museum read full story / add a comment
#OccupyGalway
galway / anti-capitalism / news report Saturday October 22, 2011 10:24 by #OccupyGalway   text 8 comments (last - wednesday november 02, 2011 13:28)   image 24 images   video 4 video files
#OccupyEyreSquare: Public Awareness Day, today 1pm

Come along to hear some key speakers on issues relating to the economic MESS we are all facing! This will be a day of solidarity with Occupy protests taking place in over 1600 cities worldwide. Come and show your support and have YOUR voice heard. Live music, refreshments and fun to be had as well!

Occupy Galway is part of the international movement against austerity measures imposed on ordinary people around the world. We are all part of the 99% who, so far, have been subject to economic inequality and social injustice from the 1% who control the world's resources. We, the 99% demand:

1 - The removal of the IMF and ECB from all Irish financial affairs;
2 - That the national debt imposed on Irish people from the bank bailouts be lifted;
3 - The return of Irish resources (gas, oil, forestry) to the people of Ireland;
4 - Real particpatory democracy.

THIS IS NOT A RECESSION, IT'S A ROBBERY!!!

See you there! read full story / add a comment
galway / anti-war / imperialism / opinion/analysis Tuesday October 04, 2011 20:55 by donkylemore   text 3 comments (last - thursday november 03, 2011 18:50)
The Palestinians are poised to make their case to the UN . Statehood or observational status.the Palestinians are being provoked to retaliate against the continued expansion of Israel into their territories, The illegal Separation Wall wall runs through farms , bisecting Palestinian farms - sure he can travel a couple of miles to get to the other side of his farm .
The Israelis are in continuous violation of UN mandates every day . Yet the Israelis have a vote at the General Assembly of the UN .
They are now trying to block the Palestinians from any form of alliance with the UN . The General assembly will ratify Palestine as as an observer country . And now at last Palestine will have it within her grasp to demand the return of illegal land grasp taken during the 1967 war. read full story / add a comment
galway / miscellaneous / news report Tuesday September 27, 2011 11:19 by Conor McGuinness
A public meeting has been called by residents and community activists who are unhappy about the household charge which will be introduced in January as part of the government’s austerity measures.

The meeting, which will take place on Monday 3rd October at 7pm in Westside Community Centre is open to all and is aimed specifically at residents of Westside, Shantalla and Newcastle.

The meeting is one of hundreds of similar gatherings that are taking place throughout the country. A national campaign of resistance to the household charge is being planned which will see hundreds of thousands of families boycott the new tax when it is introduced in January 2012. read full story / add a comment
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galway / arts and media / press release Tuesday September 20, 2011 12:52 by Wester Writers' Centre, Galway   image 1 image
Two innovative Creative Writing courses kick off at the Western Writers' Centre, Galway, from the 4th October: 10am - 12 noon (10 weeks - €114/€95) and 1.05pm-1.55pm (8 weeks - €80/€60), tutored by writer and critic Fred Johnston. Details at 091.564822 ext 312 or westernwriters@eircom.net Courses designed for beginners and enthusiasts who may not have spare time in the evenings. read full story / add a comment
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galway / animal rights / press release Friday September 16, 2011 10:42 by Bernie Wright   text 3 comments (last - saturday september 17, 2011 14:17)   image 2 images
The AFAR group has been contacted by various people expressing their disgust at the prospect of an animal abusing event in Galway. Are Donkey derbys not a relic of bygone days?
This is the front page of the CURRENT Galway Independent. As part of a forthcoming "comedy" festival, radio presenter (Hector OhEochagáin) is publicising a Donkey Derby.
AFAR is totally opposed to cruel spectacles especially in light of the increasing number of horse and equine cases that have come to light.animal violations are increasing at an alarming rate as any one will confirm who is involved in animal protection.
This farce of bygone days shows lact of iniative and forethought and blatent disregard for sentient gentle animals.
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galway / miscellaneous / press release Monday September 05, 2011 11:25 by Robin Chedgey   video 1 video file
A new service has been launched in Co. Galway offering a range of photo to digital services including unlimited free photo scanning of loose images up to A4 in size. The free service includes image enhancement and hosting of a personalised online photo album on www.pictureperfect.ie. read full story / add a comment
galway / arts and media / press release Saturday July 02, 2011 19:20 by Liam Duffy
Call for poetry, short-stories, photography and art work read full story / add a comment
galway / arts and media / press release Saturday June 25, 2011 12:50 by Maureen Gallagher
Maureen Gallagher has just won an award in the Swift Satire Competition. read full story / add a comment
galway / arts and media / press release Monday June 06, 2011 10:13 by Maureen Gallagher
Maureen Gallagher has just won the Goldsmith Poetry Award 2011. read full story / add a comment
galway / anti-war / imperialism / press release Tuesday May 10, 2011 22:15 by Galway Alliance Against War
The Galway Alliance Against War is to hold two protests in the city next week to mark the visit of Queen Elizabeth and President Barak Obama to Ireland. According to a GAAW spokesperson the protests, which will take the shape of mock funeral processions, are being held to remember “the innocent killed by the British and US war machines in their on-going illegal wars.” read full story / add a comment
galway / environment / press release Tuesday May 03, 2011 18:51 by Des Doherty   text 2 comments (last - monday july 09, 2012 13:42)   1 attached file
Talks taking place in County Galway on the health and environmental effects of mobile phone masts, and what to do about it, with two renowned experts. read full story / add a comment
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galway / anti-war / imperialism / news report Friday April 08, 2011 17:31 by Maureen   text 13 comments (last - thursday april 14, 2011 23:00)   image 2 images   video 1 video file
It's calamity enough for Ireland to lose its sovereignty to the IMF and EU through economic treason without salt being rubbed into our debt slavery wounds with further abasement, but that's in store for us in May or at least for those who spinelessly acquiesce and exult in the visits of two totems of imperial power, one an out and out war criminal. read full story / add a comment
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