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cork / elections / politics / event notice Saturday October 04, 2008 19:16 by Joe Moore
This question will be debated at a public meeting in the Victoria Hotel, Patrick Street, Cork on Thursday 30th October, 2008 at 8.00pm. The speaker is Dr. Brian Kelly, Queen's University, Belfast. read full story / add a comment
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mayo / elections / politics / other press Friday October 03, 2008 02:46 by Advertiser   text 5 comments (last - saturday october 11, 2008 11:23)   image 1 image
Harry Barrett, Labour Party Rep in Mayo, writes glowingly about Sarah Palin in the current issue of the Mayo Advertiser.

"One of her first acts as newly elected governor of Alaska was to renegotiate a taxation deal with the Alaskan oil companies", he points out. read full story / add a comment
international / elections / politics / other press Wednesday October 01, 2008 13:00 by tomeile   text 2 comments (last - saturday october 18, 2008 22:19)   image 1 image
Islamophobia has replaced anti-semitism as the unifying ideology for the extreme right in Austria where neo-fascist rivals Heinz-Christian Strache and Jorg Haider utilised slogans such as “Homeland instead of Islam” and “Vienna must not become Istanbul” to make huge gains in last week’s national elections at the expense of the Conservative OeVP and Social Democrats SPOe parties . As the elections were taking place more than 90 Muslim graves were severely damaged at the cemetery in Traun, near Linz in what police believe was an organised action. read full story / add a comment
limerick / elections / politics / press release Tuesday September 16, 2008 17:33 by RSF-Vín   text 1 comment (last - friday september 19, 2008 17:55)
Republican Sinn Fein has selected three candidates to stand
for the local elections in Limerick city and county, a party
spokesman said today. read full story / add a comment
international / elections / politics / opinion/analysis Friday September 12, 2008 14:22 by godzilla   text 2 comments (last - saturday september 13, 2008 23:01)
Obama has lost in ten of the last 12 opinion polls for the United States presidential election, 2008. His margin has between a 6point loss in the first week of September and a 4point loss in the last three days. Those who know how the USA voting public works blame this losing streak on Palin. It certainly seems to make sense as of the 57 US nationwide polls carried out thus far Mc Cain has only won 12.

Jonathan Freedland in today's "Guardian" represents well the disbelief of European journalists & to a great extent intellectuals that the voters of the USA, those enfranchised alone to make a decision which affects us all seem about to deride our faith & hope of the change Obama promised.

I on the other hand believe that the opinion poll data only confirms how little Europeans as well as US Democrats understood one of the most important socio-historical shifts in US citizens' perception of their own institutions & government. I argue that they've finally realised the importance of their vice-president. read full story / add a comment
national / elections / politics / event notice Monday September 08, 2008 22:39 by Pauline Hadaway
Join the Belfast Salon's September conversation and get the autumn off to a lively start with an evening of debate and politics in stimulating company.

Tuesday 16 September at 7 pm

Upstairs at the Spaniard, Skipper Street, Belfast

Up for debate: the US election, the Obama phenomenon and the politics of life style and identity.

The discussion will be lead by Jean Smith, convener of the New York Salon: http://nysalon.org/salonoverviews read full story / add a comment
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national / elections / politics / news report Monday September 08, 2008 01:09 by Pynchon   text 14 comments (last - wednesday september 10, 2008 16:05)   image 17 images
Natural Resources Minister Eamon Ryan joined the Green Team, a group of Green Party activists at the Electric Picnic recently to hand out postcards advertising the party.

They also gave thousands of nuts to raise awareness about the upcoming local and European elections. read full story / add a comment
international / elections / politics / other press Friday August 29, 2008 00:48 by nnn
It's now available in a boston newspaper. So everyone can get to bed early. It is a dream and a half. read full story / add a comment
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fermanagh / elections / politics / press release Friday August 15, 2008 18:13 by Fermanagh abu!   text 1 comment (last - wednesday august 20, 2008 17:12)   image 1 image   video 1 video file
Ogra Shinn Fein have produced a youth election broadcast for the upcoming by election in Enniskillen on Wednesday 17 September.

The youth electon broadcast urges young people from the relevant electoral ward to come out and vote for Sinn Fein’s candidate Debbie Coyle and visualises the advances that Sinn Fein have made in recent times.

It also includeds a number of short interviews with Mary Lou McDonald MEP and Fermanagh/South Tyrone MP Michelle Gildernew.

And it traces the strong legacy of republican candidates being elected in Fermanagh, most notably, the election of Bobby Sands MP, whilst on Hungerstrike in 1981.
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international / elections / politics / other press Saturday August 02, 2008 14:33 by tomeile   text 1 comment (last - friday october 10, 2008 15:28)
On his recent visit to Jordan Israel and Ramallah US presidential candidate Obama Barrack insisted that nobody in his party should wear green because of the colour’s association with Islam and Hamas. At a June campaign rally in Detroit two women wearing headscarves were told to leave the area behind the podium where Obama was speaking from so as to prevent them being framed in the same shot by cameras covering the event. A Counterpunch article by Rannie Amiri on how Barrack Obama has moved from being a victim to a perpetuator of Islamophobia.
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DUGGAN 4  FREEHOLDER
international / elections / politics / press release Thursday July 10, 2008 13:58 by Duggan for Freeholder   image 1 image
At a time where most Irish immigrants are returning home to Ireland. This well assimilated naturalized American from Dublin
is breaking new ground. read full story / add a comment
clare / elections / politics / press release Sunday June 22, 2008 00:19 by Clare RSF
The disparity between the yes and no votes cast in Clare in the Lisbon Treaty must be clarified, a spokesman for Republican Sinn Fein said today.

Paddy Kenneally from Crusheen said that there is no listing of how individual polling stations voted and only a final figure was sent to Dublin where the result was announced.
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international / elections / politics / other press Wednesday June 11, 2008 19:58 by Miriam Cotton   text 2 comments (last - wednesday june 11, 2008 20:30)
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national / elections / politics / opinion/analysis Wednesday June 11, 2008 14:31 by Raymond Bhreatnach   text 4 comments (last - thursday june 12, 2008 16:21)   image 1 image
AN INFORMED AND REASONED PIECE ON WHY TO VOTE A BIG NO TO LISBON
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Vote No to Lisbon
national / elections / politics / news report Monday June 09, 2008 15:05 by Stuart   text 15 comments (last - monday september 08, 2008 08:38)   image 15 images
In a continuing protest in Cork Harbour, starting at 6am off Roches Point and meeting in Cork Docklands during the day, fisherman protest against the Lisbon Treaty, ever diminishing quotas, ministerial inaction and the dumping of cheap imported fish on the Irish market. read full story / add a comment
westmeath / elections / politics / event notice Friday May 30, 2008 12:35 by Sinn Fein
Public Meeting on Lisbon Treaty
Speakers: Arthur Morgan, TD
Cllr Martin Kenny , Leitrim
Mags Glennon, People Movement read full story / add a comment
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national / elections / politics / news report Tuesday April 15, 2008 14:57 by garryowen   text 36 comments (last - friday june 06, 2008 02:41)   image 1 image
It has been alleged that Proinsias De Rossa, who is due to retire as MEP for Dublin at the next election, was involved in scuffle outside the Labour Party Meeting at Liberty Hall in Dublin last night. The meeting was to discuss the upcoming Lisbon Treaty referendum.

Reports say that De Rossa tried to take a video camera away from someone who was filming him, in a public place, outside the meeting. In the scuffle he fell and while he was on the ground, somebody sat on him, it is claimed.

Younger readers may not be aware of the the long political journey of Mr De Rossa, who was once a strong supporter of the IRA, and spent time in prison in the 1950's. read full story / add a comment
international / elections / politics / other press Thursday April 10, 2008 12:25 by tomeile   text 4 comments (last - wednesday may 14, 2008 13:28)
The British National Party is urging its members to drop anti-semitism in favour of Islamophobia in order to win votes ahead of May’s assembly elections in London . Its leader ,Nick Griffin ,has written in favour of “adopting an 'Islamophobic' position that appeals to large numbers of ordinary people”. Targeting Zionist voters and former supporters of the ,now largely defunct , UK Independence Party , the BNP expects to pick up the necessary votes to win at least one seat in the election . One of its councillor , Pat Richardson , is quoted in today’s Guardian saying :
"I'm in the BNP because no one else speaks out against the Islamification of our country."

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national / elections / politics / event notice Wednesday April 09, 2008 18:06 by labour
Labour have organised a public meeting on April 14th at 8pm in Liberty Hall to discuss the Lisbon Reform Treaty read full story / add a comment
Subverting Democracy
donegal / elections / politics / news report Monday April 07, 2008 12:18 by No to Lisbon   text 3 comments (last - monday april 07, 2008 15:46)   image 1 image
The people of Donegal will be given a chance to get informed on and debate the Lisbon Treaty (formerly the EU Constitution) later this month.
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