IRISH WATER ? A .PDF image of the A5 flyer used to distribute this letter can be downloaded here. Dear Neighbour, I would like to encourage you to support the Boycott of Irish Water – because it is the right thing to do. Government policy to impose water charges is wrong, it is not in … Continue reading “Letter to my Neighbours”
ROSSA IRISH REBEL
This letter was received by the O’Donovan Rossa Centenary Commemoration Committee from William Cole Rossa (great-grandson of Rossa), for use at yesterdays ANTI-EVICTION, POVERTY AND FORCED-EMIGRATION march and rally in Cork. The committee will continue to organise events (on a non-Party political basis) around the Centenary of the 1916 Rising. Interested groups or individuals are invited … Continue reading “ROSSA IRISH REBEL”
1916 – Let’s have a People’s Celebration?
Celebrate the Centenary by rebuilding the Unity of ‘Irishmen and Irishwomen’ in the great cause for which our Patriots struggled! A .PDF copy of this article can be downloaded here. Our Patriots wre self-less; they never counted the cost; they sought no fame; there was no greed; they were content to ‘scatter the seed’. Our … Continue reading “1916 – Let’s have a People’s Celebration?”
James Connolly was proud to raise the Green Flag of Ireland.
It is neither Social Class nor Philosophy, but Democracy that is the issue today Let’s make our own analysis of today’s conditions, to create a decent future is something we must do for ourselves. James Connolly made a unique and original contribution to our history. He revealed more on the fundamental truth previously highlighted, in … Continue reading “James Connolly was proud to raise the Green Flag of Ireland.”
Elmvale Residence Resist Water Meters
Elmvale residence continue their resistance to Irish Water, they have invited people to join them at 5.30am in anticipation of the early arrival of work crews. They are taking a stand to resist the imposition of water meters in their estate… along with many others throughout the country. So far Irish Water have used heavy … Continue reading “Elmvale Residence Resist Water Meters”
Have they done their duty?
An article by Diarmaid Ó Cadhla With elections coming in May we need to ask whether we have been represented by our Council? Have we been consulted on the issues? have our preferences determined the policy of Council? The vote in these elections is to decide who we want to represent us… do we continue with … Continue reading “Have they done their duty?”
Ionad an Phobail – a Resource Centre for the People
People are forming campaign groups and various political initiatives everywhere. Such developments are testimony to the great energy of people and their search for solutions, it is also testimony to their resistance to the many policy impositions that have taken place in recent years. In order to facilitate the development of a broad movement of … Continue reading “Ionad an Phobail – a Resource Centre for the People”
How many more scandals?
Welcome to 2014, not much has changed I’m afraid, the scandals continue. On January 1st our water services were handed over to Irish Water, we are to be charged for it from October next. John Tierney, CEO has said that anyone who doesn’t pay will have their supply “disrupted“, whatever that means. We hear that … Continue reading “How many more scandals?”
Do we know what Local Government is?
There are elections due in May… Politics these days is almost like a dirty word, it is associated with junkets, corruption, back-room deals, dishonesty, dynasties and generally something divorced from the people. It is a sad reality that today the vast majority of citizens are effectively excluded from our democratic process, we have no say … Continue reading “Do we know what Local Government is?”
Do we feel saved?
The Troika ‘bailout’ programme ended on the 15th December, we are advised that we are emerging successfully from the economic crisis and are ready to re-enter ‘the markets’. Imagine a problem gambler being promised that once they have paid their losses they will be allowed straight back into the bookies office – that they should … Continue reading “Do we feel saved?”