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Ireland: “Cute Hoors” Homeless wasters playing their cards right?

“…the best way to solve homelessness in Dublin would be to provide no beds.” Owen Keegan, Dublin City Council’s Chief Executive

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IRELAND: CIVIL RIGHTS? OR CIVIL WRONGS?

Cause for concern should grow following the violence witnessed on September 11 at North Frederick Street in inner city Dublin

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DUBLIN, Ireland “Masked Garda threaten housing campaigners with batons”

Pepper spray, dogs and batons were deployed, there were 5 or 6 arrests and four housing campaigners required hosptial visits from injuries received in the course of the eviction of the Frederick St occupation

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DUBLIN – DAY OF PROTEST FOR AFRIN

Following the many worldwide protests against the Turkish invasion of the independent Kurdish region of Afrin in northern Syria, Ireland’s Kurdish community staged their protest in the heart of Dublin’s centre, O’Connell Street (Sráid Uí Chonaill), on Wednesday 28th March

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Refugees, coffins ships and hunger

There are few more haunting memorials anywhere in the world than this group of six tall, bronze figures of emaciated men and women, and one dog, which stand on Quays

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See you on the Falls Road on Sunday – Easter 1916 Centenary

In 1966 Nelson’s Pillar was blown up in O’Connell Street in Dublin. It was a hugely symbolic and largely popular act

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Right2Change – A time for change

February 26thcan be a historic game changer for politics in this part of the island. It offers a stark choice between the old self-serving politics of cronyism, corruption and looking after the golden circles and elites, and a new politics that is accountable, transparent, people centred

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DUNNES’ STAFF ON STRIKE SACKED

DUNNES STORES workers who joined pickets on Good Friday have been dismissed, had their hours cut and faced demotions in what Mandate Trade Union has described as a “despicable” move by the the retailer’s management. In a statement, Mandate Trade

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Water protest grows in Ireland

Just under 90,000 people marched in Dublin on Saturday 21 March in the latest anti-austerity protest against the 26 County government’s new water charges as a scandal over the operation of Irish Water, the new national water board, has expanded.

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