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donegal / anti-war / imperialism / event notice Monday September 04, 2006 20:22 by Eleanor Lanigan
15th to the 17th September we have an annual event in Donegal called Camp Havana. We have an organised cllimb of Glencolmbcille in order to raise funds for the Miami 5 Campaign read full story / add a comment
donegal / miscellaneous / event notice Thursday August 31, 2006 13:37 by Billa
Glencolmcille, Co. Donegal, Ireland, Friday 15 to Sunday 17 September, 2006 read full story / add a comment
donegal / history and heritage / event notice Thursday August 17, 2006 22:15 by Sharon   text 5 comments (last - monday august 28, 2006 17:32)
Although the hunger-strikers are remembered all year-round by this Movement , the Bundoran parade is the main RSF hunger strike event of the year . read full story / add a comment
donegal / history and heritage / event notice Saturday August 12, 2006 16:12 by Craobh Gal Gréine
Irish Famine Commemoration
27th August 2006 @ 1pm
Famine Garden, High Rd., Letterkenny, Co. Donegal.
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donegal / miscellaneous / press release Tuesday August 01, 2006 16:38 by S2S Network   text 4 comments (last - saturday september 02, 2006 00:48)
Today's announcement from Island oil and gas that they have discovered
a significant gas find of the south coast of Ireland reinforces correct
decision taken by the council read full story / add a comment
donegal / miscellaneous / news report Friday July 28, 2006 17:26 by Donegal Shell to Sea   text 3 comments (last - friday july 28, 2006 22:52)
Over 150 concerned citizens from across the Northwest gathered in Jacksons’s Hotel last Thursday July 20th to participate in a public talk on Shell Oil, The Rossport 5 campaign and the Government’s plans to sell off oil and gas exploration rights off the Donegal coast, potentially worth billions of euros. read full story / add a comment
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donegal / environment / news report Friday July 21, 2006 02:48 by Searc   text 10 comments (last - tuesday august 01, 2006 14:08)   image 1 image
Big crowd in Ballybofey support the Rossport Campaign but, as usual, where were the TDs? read full story / add a comment
donegal / miscellaneous / event notice Thursday July 13, 2006 17:17 by Donegal
In perhaps one of the most important public talks in recent years, Donegal Shell to Sea are organising a public awareness and fundraising gig next Thursday night, at 8pm, in Jacksons Hotel, Ballybofey.

Fr. Kevin O’Hara, a native of Stranorlar and highly respected human rights activist who has been living and working in Nigeria for 26 years will show a special screening of a documentary about Shell oil’s activities in Nigeria. The 20 minute film short, 'The Goat in the flow station', will set the context for the evening reveals all to clearly the massive social, environmental and economic effects of major Oil multinationals in Nigeria, particularly Shell.
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Charlie and the crew
donegal / history and heritage / news report Friday July 07, 2006 23:30 by SpunOut.ie crew   image 1 image
Celtic warriors, old Irish saints, famous wells, High Kings palaces and rare old bridges all came to life recently in the Ballintra-Laghey area when a group of primary school children went on a mystery heritage tour. The tour was organised by youth worker Paul McGroary and staff from the Ballintra-Laghey Cross Community Youth Project with the support of Keith Corcoran from Community Creations and special guest Charlie Gallagher.
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donegal / eu / event notice Sunday May 14, 2006 12:20 by redjade
The conference will open with a keynote address by Marian Harkin, independent Member of the European Parliament for the North West of Ireland. read full story / add a comment
donegal / rights, freedoms and repression / other press Monday April 10, 2006 22:27 by Danny Kaplan
A jury has ruled that a British activist shot while acting as a human shield in the Gaza Strip was "intentionally killed".
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donegal / history and heritage / event notice Monday February 27, 2006 12:06 by pat c
Festival cealebrating the life and times of Peadar O`Donnell, with music, lectures and drama.

Contact: Hugh Gerald Boyle
Tel. (Mobile): 087 7647991

Start Date
20/10/2006

End Date
22/10/2006

(More details later.)

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donegal / miscellaneous / event notice Monday October 10, 2005 14:52 by Shelltosea
From Donegal Democrat:

Over 400 Council delegates from Ireland and the UK will meet at the annual LAMA (Local authority members association) conference in Letterkenny on Nov. 4th and 5th.

Venue: Mount Errigal Hotel

Opening: Minister Dick Roche (Environment)

Special dinner Friday evening... read full story / add a comment
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donegal / crime and justice / news report Sunday September 04, 2005 16:42 by Bara   text 29 comments (last - tuesday january 10, 2006 19:53)   image 5 images
Large meeting of nationwide victims of the endemic Garda collusion, corruption and abuse of powers, met in Raphoe yesterday to empower isolated victims and make demands, now as a group, for immediate Garda reform and an ombudsman among other things. Excellent day. read full story / add a comment
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donegal / environment / news report Wednesday August 17, 2005 10:55 by ShelltoSea.com   text 3 comments (last - thursday august 18, 2005 15:03)   image 1 image
Despite the continued mess that Shell and their partners have created in Mayo, the Minister for the Marine and Natural Resources Noel Dempsey has granted a further exploration off the Donegal coast. read full story / add a comment
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donegal / history and heritage / feature Sunday August 07, 2005 04:28 by Paul Baynes   text 23 comments (last - thursday september 22, 2005 18:26)   image 4 images
donegal / anti-capitalism / news report Wednesday August 03, 2005 15:26 by Indywire
The Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht affairs, Eamon O'Cuiv was met by a Shell to Sea protest in Gweedore at the weekend. read full story / add a comment
No Pylons
donegal / environment / press release Tuesday July 26, 2005 00:57 by Searc   image 1 image
ESB attempt to Erase Scenic Beauty in Donegal - they failed in 2002 and local opposition is again mounting to the ESB's proposals read full story / add a comment
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donegal / environment / news report Monday July 25, 2005 11:48 by Shell to Sea   text 3 comments (last - friday july 29, 2005 13:56)   image 13 images
Friday to Sunday signalled the arrival of what was hopefully the first of many great summer gatherings in the wilds of Inishowen. read full story / add a comment
Garadai patrol Rossport Protest outside the Highlands Hotel Glenties 21/7/05
donegal / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Friday July 22, 2005 00:13 by Searc   text 5 comments (last - monday july 25, 2005 11:36)   image 12 images
What a farce - Minister Dempsey appropiated the Proclamation of 1916, Shackelton the explorer, JFK, Oscar Wilde et al to support his treatise that the sons of destiny are visionaries!
He managed to waffle his way talking about the past instead of 'managing the future' as the MacGill Summer School is titled.
The Joe Mulholland, the chair, allowed him to frantically scribble notes while numerous people posed their questions - then the Minister just waffled a few replies and kept harking back to 1916 - as if the people in 1916 would have sold out the West!
Various speakers from Rossport posed questions which he didn't answer and the local Donegal people were disgusted at him talking about the gret economy we have when there is so much unemployment in Donegal and heckling ensued - at which point the chair was going to put an end to the proceedings - then Pearse Doherty pointed out that there are exploration licenses pending Donegal which should be rethought in the face read full story / add a comment
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