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limerick / animal rights / news report Saturday May 26, 2007 14:04 by Stephan Wymore   text 31 comments (last - tuesday july 24, 2007 02:23)   image 3 images
Volunteers including our youth members section of Animal Rights Action Network (ARAN) in Limerick city organized a truly attention grabbing event just recently to support World Lab Animal Week for April and Day of Action Against Procter & Gamble.

With a banner reading "Animals Are Not Ours To Experiment On ARAN" over 30 members peaceful protested the ongoing use of animals in testing and research. Consider the fact;- read full story / add a comment
limerick / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Sunday May 13, 2007 17:02 by Sean Clinton   image 5 images
On Saturday members of the Limerick branch of the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign were on the street to inform and educate the public about the pre-planned ethnic cleansing of Palestine by Zionist immigrants which began in 1948 and which continues to this day in East Jerusalem and the West Bank.

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The front cover for 'Changing Ireland', the Moyross-based national community development magazine
limerick / rights, freedoms and repression / feature Monday April 09, 2007 22:51 by Allen Meagher   text 4 comments (last - sunday april 15, 2007 22:49)   image 1 image
The five area-based Community Development Projects in Limerick City have called for all-party support for John Fitzgerald’s recommendations for improving life for people in the city’s disadvantaged communities. Volunteers and workers from the five Community Development Projects also want the Government – before the Dail dissolves in three weeks or so – to set up the proposed Regeneration Boards on a statutory basis. They held a press conference in Limerick city centre today to press home their message. read full story / add a comment
limerick / worker & community struggles and protests / opinion/analysis Wednesday March 21, 2007 12:25 by BossWatcher   text 7 comments (last - sunday december 14, 2008 13:37)
I have been contacted recently by a number of foreign workers who have been screwed over by their employers in both money and health and safety issues. None of them speak much english and none were in a union. Finding it hard to get them help through Solicitors, any advice on how to proceed would be appreciated. read full story / add a comment
limerick / environment / news report Monday February 26, 2007 12:46 by Ken   text 4 comments (last - friday april 13, 2007 23:40)
A number of people from Kildimo/Pallaskenry are off to Brussels today . read full story / add a comment
limerick / miscellaneous / press release Friday February 02, 2007 17:15 by Limerick Socialist Youth
• Minister for Education finally promises to fund upgrade of Ardscoil Ris
• Keep up the pressure to make sure the promised Ardscoil Ris building is
• Upgrade all Limerick schools to accommodate the growing need for places
• Provide new school places for the new housing developments read full story / add a comment
Ballot Caste for 'Scrooge of the Year 2006'
limerick / anti-capitalism / news report Wednesday December 20, 2006 17:08 by Socialist Youth   text 3 comments (last - thursday december 21, 2006 17:18)   image 2 images
Last Saturday shoppers on Limerick’s O’Connell St got a chance to caste their vote for ‘Scrooge of the Year 2006’. Shell emerged victorious in Socialist Youth’s competition to find the most hated company in the country and were awarded their title on Tuesday the 19th at Shell HQ in Dublin. read full story / add a comment
Residents acting against developer tree felling
limerick / environment / news report Wednesday December 13, 2006 05:01 by Mark O'Connor   text 16 comments (last - tuesday april 07, 2009 01:44)   image 27 images
Concerned Citizens of Highfield in Limerick turn out to defend their natural heritage. Locally known as Chicken tree 1 + 2, are the old Monterey Cypress trees, the Giant Redwood and Turkey oak tree face possibly being felled.

Felling of younger trees occurred Friday and Monday on site, an act which is understood to be directly in breach of condition 6 of this developments Bord Planala planning permission (see condition 6 in full below).

Following today's pressure from these local residents and subsequent mediation with the developer and the council, a commitment have been given by the developer that all felling will cease until documents are sent to council. The residents expect the developer to honour this commitment.

More updates to follow.

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Picketing Apartheid
limerick / anti-war / imperialism / news report Saturday November 25, 2006 17:24 by Zoe Lawlor   text 46 comments (last - sunday december 03, 2006 20:03)   image 2 images
Atlantic Homecare in Limerick today took all its Israeli stock off their shelves and put Out of Stock stickers on produce too big to move in response to a picket outside their store by the Limerick branch of the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign. read full story / add a comment
Marchers move off from Shannon Town towards airport
limerick / anti-war / imperialism / news report Monday October 30, 2006 23:22 by Dave   text 7 comments (last - tuesday october 31, 2006 12:22)   image 10 images
The protest march in Shannon was a very dignified and poignant reminder of the ongoing slaughter of innocents in Iraq. read full story / add a comment
limerick / animal rights / news report Friday October 27, 2006 15:40 by Stephan Wymore   text 18 comments (last - tuesday october 28, 2008 03:13)   image 1 image
In Limerick city today members of Animal Rights Action Network (ARAN) wearing little more than fake blood whilst posing ‘dead’ inside two meat trays covered in clear plastic with signs reading ‘Meat Is Murder’ demonstrated to crowds of passersby and onlookers that if you eat meat you’re eating flesh. We also had other activists distributing leaflets whilst another showed PETA’s ‘Meat Your Meat’ on a portable lap-top shocking many people and showing the inside of the slaughterhouse. read full story / add a comment
Thats about half the pupulation of Limerick!
limerick / miscellaneous / news report Monday October 09, 2006 18:25 by Cian Prendiville   text 9 comments (last - tuesday october 10, 2006 18:34)   image 5 images
On Saturday Socialist Youth in Limerick took (unfortunately limited) action tp raise awareness of and support for the struggle of Rossport against $hell's dangerous pipeline. read full story / add a comment
limerick / miscellaneous / news report Saturday October 07, 2006 00:06 by Cian   text 2 comments (last - saturday october 07, 2006 03:49)
I just thought it was about time that I mentioned that Limerick has also seen people take to the streets recently campaigning in solidarity with those in Rossport. read full story / add a comment
limerick / arts and media / press release Wednesday September 27, 2006 19:23 by Over The Edge

The Cuisle Performance Poetry Slam

Performance poets and spoken word artists will battle it out at the inaugural Cuisle Performance Poetry Slam to be held at 9.30pm

Fri Oct 20th- White House Pub, Limerick. read full story / add a comment
McDowell reckons that the Gardaí are doing a "fantastic job."
limerick / crime and justice / opinion/analysis Tuesday September 19, 2006 19:29 by Seán Ryan   text 20 comments (last - saturday june 23, 2007 12:46)   image 1 image
Crime in Limerick is spiralling out of control. Another man was killed in Moyross on Sunday night after being shot in the head. read full story / add a comment
limerick / anti-war / imperialism / press release Tuesday September 12, 2006 16:22 by Zoe Lawlor   text 1 comment (last - wednesday september 13, 2006 18:24)
UL Palestine Solidarity Society & Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign present: Documentary screening and Public talk by Angela Godfrey-Goldstein from the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions
Date: Friday 15 Sep 2006 7:30 PM
Halla Ide, Thomas Street, Limerick.

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limerick / animal rights / news report Wednesday September 06, 2006 21:49 by Stephan Wymore   text 1 comment (last - tuesday september 19, 2006 11:35)   image 1 image
In order to force wild animals to perform stressful and often painful acts, trainers use metal bullhooks, whips, muzzles and electric prods. These horribly cruel training methods are commonly used in Irish circuses all over the country. This is part of ARAN’s ongoing campaign country wide to show the public that, animals in circuses have being taken from the wild at some stage in their life for a lifetime of boredom, misery, cheap tricks and cruelty. read full story / add a comment
limerick / anti-war / imperialism / press release Wednesday August 02, 2006 17:25 by Zoe Lawlor   text 3 comments (last - thursday august 03, 2006 18:29)
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Limerick Rally to Express Opposition to Middle East War

A rally is being held in Limerick on Thursday 3rd August to protest against the ongoing indiscriminate killing of civilians in the Middle East, and to demand greater efforts from governments, including our own, to bring about an immediate ceasefire. The rally is to take place in lower O’Connell Street (near Penneys) at 7pm. read full story / add a comment
limerick / crime and justice / news report Tuesday August 01, 2006 13:32 by Seán Ryan   text 19 comments (last - friday october 19, 2007 17:51)
A young mother and a young man were sentenced yesterday, by Judge Carroll Moran for perjury. They'd been witnesses in a murder trial who were threatened and then refused protection and subsequently altered their testimonies. read full story / add a comment
limerick / crime and justice / news report Wednesday June 28, 2006 19:13 by number 6   text 2 comments (last - saturday july 01, 2006 15:57)
An attack on a vunerable Woman in a remote area in Co.Limerick read full story / add a comment
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