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sligo / public consultation / irish social forum / event notice Wednesday April 06, 2022 22:55 by WeThePeople   image 1 image
CALLING All Men and Women of Sligo Borough, County and surrounding areas.
Your Constitutional Right to own property is about to be removed in the sinister guise of
"RIGHT TO HOUSING REFERENDUM"

There is a public hearing called by wethepeople.ie and the local public. read full story / add a comment
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sligo / rights, freedoms and repression / event notice Thursday January 06, 2022 22:11 by NORTH-WEST RISING AND UNITED AGAINST SEGREGATION   image 1 image
Prominent, authoritive voices for medicine immunology, education and civil rights.

Announcements closer to date

-Speakers
-Music / Live Performances
-Peaceful, Friendly Atmosphere For other upcoming rallies around the North West see http://www.indymedia.ie/article/108113 read full story / add a comment
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sligo / rights, freedoms and repression / event notice Tuesday November 30, 2021 23:04 by United Against Segregation   image 1 image
United Against Segregation Presents

Sligo Rally to End Medical Coercion

Wine Street Car Park, Sligo

Saturday Dec 11th @ 2pm

Donegal Derry Longford Leitrim Roscommon Mayo .. get ye down to the Rally in Sligo Sat 11th Dec 2pm read full story / add a comment
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sligo / rights, freedoms and repression / event notice Wednesday November 24, 2021 16:39 by David Irish Chariot O'Reilly   image 2 images
Tell Them No to Passes
For Teen Disco
No To Coercing Our Teenagers for Money read full story / add a comment
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sligo / worker & community struggles and protests / event notice Friday December 02, 2016 01:36 by nbru   image 1 image
Stop the Bus Éireann Expressway Exit

Public Meeting
Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo
Tuesday 6th December
Cawley's Guesthouse 7:30pm

All Public Representatives have been invited to attend.
Issued by the NBRU read full story / add a comment
sligo / education / event notice Monday March 17, 2014 19:54 by robert
Depth of investigation combined with the atmosphere of an informal meeting. More enjoyable than academic conferences - more productive than aimless small-talk.

Open communication in school:
If communication happens between members of different status groups: how does their position impinge on the communication?
How do hierarchies, formal and informal, influence communication?
How does the institutionalisation of education influence the communication that goes on in schools?
How does the professionalisation of education in schools influence communication?
How do different cultural backgrounds influence communication in schools?
What does all that mean for a concept of open communication? read full story / add a comment
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sligo / environment / press release Sunday March 16, 2014 21:19 by Anti-fracking   image 2 images
For the third year running North West Network will be entering a horse drawn float into the Sligo St. Patrick's Day Parade, with a "frack free Ireland" theme. The 2014 parade, however, will see their attempt to set a world record for the most people dressed as W.B. Yeats in one place at one time! read full story / add a comment
sligo / education / event notice Friday February 28, 2014 21:53 by robert
Thursday, 6th of March, 5.20 p.m. - at IT Sligo, Library Social Zone - book launch of "Negotiating Legitimacy - Rituals and Reflection in Schools" - all welcome. read full story / add a comment
Independent Guide
sligo / rights, freedoms and repression / opinion/analysis Friday March 22, 2013 14:46 by Seamus Mc Goldrick   text 2 comments (last - friday march 22, 2013 15:43)   image 5 images
The Yes Vote in last year's Children's Rights Referendum began proceedings to change Children's Rights in Ireland. However, a legal challenge to the referendum has suspended the referendum process and, for now, prevents the Irish president signing this amendment into the constitution.

Ever wanted to know more about the Children's Rights Referendum and amendment 42a? Read on to find out.
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sligo / rights, freedoms and repression / event notice Thursday April 05, 2012 10:24 by J. Dunne
ANNUAL 1916 RISING COMMEMORATION CEREMONY

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How fracking works
sligo / environment / news report Thursday March 08, 2012 13:12 by Edward Durand   text 2 comments (last - friday march 09, 2012 21:12)   image 1 image
Dr. John O’Connor and Jessica Ernst from Canada gave a series of talks on ‘The realities of hydraulic fracturing and associated health risks’ across Ireland. This is a write-up of their talks on fracking in Sligo. read full story / add a comment
sligo / miscellaneous / news report Wednesday October 12, 2011 10:22 by Jim O'Sullivan   text 4 comments (last - sunday october 16, 2011 11:42)
Below is the full text of the speech delivered by Valerie Finan, of the Save Our Cancer Services-NW campaign, to the Martin McGuinness public meeting held in Sligo read full story / add a comment
sligo / rights, freedoms and repression / event notice Wednesday September 14, 2011 12:31 by John Dunne   text 4 comments (last - wednesday september 21, 2011 07:33)
Public Meeting

Glasshouse Hotel
Hyde Bridge
Sligo

Saturday 17th September
at 8.00.p.m.

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sligo / politics / elections / opinion/analysis Thursday February 17, 2011 13:03 by Bakunin   video 1 video file
It might seem like a contradiction in terms, but this Anarchist explains his strategy for voting in the forthcoming general election in the Sligo North Leitrim Constituency. read full story / add a comment
sligo / environment / news report Tuesday February 08, 2011 13:50 by Sharon Mullen   text 4 comments (last - saturday february 19, 2011 23:41)
Pat & Sharon Mullen of Ballymote, Co. Sligo are in a dispute with the Electricity Supply Board, the E.S.B. want to put three 123 foot high electricity pylons on their land carrying 220,000 volt cables. Pat & Sharon are refusing E.S.B. staff entry to their land to install five overhead lines. On the grounds that they have the potential to have adverse effects on their health, their children and communities health and that of their livestock. Furthermore, they are concerned about the almost certain devaluation of four sites on their picturesque land by the erection of these massive 123 foothigh pylons and the subsequent impact on their children’s inheritance. They want the E.S.B. to place the power lines under ground. A simple request! read full story / add a comment
SWA Protest at Brian Cowen Sligo Visit
sligo / anti-capitalism / event notice Friday December 10, 2010 18:05 by SWA   text 3 comments (last - monday december 13, 2010 19:45)   image 2 images
A protest will be held tomorrow (Sat Dec 11) outside the FF office in John Street Sligo read full story / add a comment
sligo / rights, freedoms and repression / event notice Wednesday October 06, 2010 23:49 by Simon McGuinness   1 attached file
Contrary to the perception of Cuba as a dictatorial one-party state, the involvement of citizens there in decisions that affect them reaches levels only dreamed of here in Ireland read full story / add a comment
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sligo / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Tuesday September 28, 2010 17:49 by Gerry C   text 2 comments (last - saturday october 09, 2010 16:28)   image 4 images   video 1 video file
The Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign (IPSC) launched its new Northwest Branch at a public meeting in Sligo on Saturday 26 September in the Glasshouse Hotel.

Around 40 people attended the inaugural meeting of the Northwest IPSC. Addressing the meeting was the IPSC Boycott Officer Anne Kennedy, Fintan Lane of the Free Gaza Movement and the IPSC and Fiachra O Luain. Both Fiachra and Fintan were part of the Gaza Freedom Flotilla that was attacked on May 31 in International waters by Israel, resulting in the murder of nine pro-Palestinian activists and the wounding of many more, some of whom remain in a serious condition.
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sligo / worker & community struggles and protests / press release Tuesday September 14, 2010 17:34 by Cancer Campaigner   text 6 comments (last - saturday september 18, 2010 17:05)   image 3 images
Brian Cowen is visiting Sligo on Friday next the 17th to attend a Chamber dinner. A vigil is being organised to meet him and to demonstarte against the continued attack on our health services and health workers. If you are nearby come and join us for an hour of silent dignified protest. read full story / add a comment
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sligo / rights, freedoms and repression / event notice Tuesday September 14, 2010 16:19 by Kev   text 4 comments (last - monday september 27, 2010 16:19)   image 1 image
Date(s): 25 Sep 2010

Time(s): 3:00PM

Area: Sligo Town

Venue: Glasshouse Hotel read full story / add a comment
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