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Encouraging Mr. Taft & ‘Civil Society’ towards Empowerment of the Citizens

In an article posted on the question of Constitutional and Peoples Conventions Michael Taft, economist, advanced the idea of "reputable groups" and "civil society" coming together to ... create a Peoples ...
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Protesting at Eucharistic Congress & Abuse

Some concerned citizens are protesting at the Eucharistic Congress in Dublin, highlighting concerns with the Catholic Church and its response to the abuse scandal. The protests were reported by the ...
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Letter re: Chambers Ireland & their slavishness to FDI

The following is the text of a letter I wrote to the papers dated 27th May 2012, it was published by Cork's Evening Echo and by the Irish Independent. The ...
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Elect Diarmaid Ó CADHLA

Ráiteas Preas: (translation attached) An Conradh Fioscach

[box type="info"]An Conradh Fioscach[/box] Ráiteas Preas: (translation attached), 17ú Bealtaine 2012 Seo cóip PDF den ráiteas, PDF copy of statement available here. Beidh taispeántas póstaeir agus ráiteas eisithe ón eagraíocht 'thefuture ...
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An Invitation to Discussion – to all Citizens & Organisations

We the People Must Organise to Empower Ourselves! Some of us have spent decades campaigning on various issues, taking positions in defence of the people’s interests, advocating what we consider ...
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Vótáil i gCoinne an Conradh Fioscach!

Tá thefuture Initiative tar éis 350 póstaer a chur amach i gcoinne an Conradh Fioscach, le dhá phointe dhéag dhifriúla ar fad orthu, agus meascán dathanna chun aird a tharraingt ...
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Is there No End to this Crisis?

This weeks' discussion on the question of water meters, and the revelation that there will be problems applying it to one third of households, tells its own story.  It was ...
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Cllr. Kenneth O'Flynn

A lie that is just too much to take!

Shock horror! Cork City Councillor Kenneth O'Flynn says he is prepared to "take to the streets to oppose the IMF". He says he is committed to defending our senior citizens, ...
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‘Sé tús maith leath na h-oibre – ag iarraidh úsáid na Gaeilge a chur sa chéad áit!

Is é seo an chéad iarracht  dúinn alt a fhoilsiú as Gaeilge.  Bíonn leisce orainn an Ghaeilge a úsáid mar go mbíonn eagla orainn faoi easpa cruinneas teangan, ach is ...
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Fornocht do chonac thú – ag Pádraig Mac Piarais

Fornocht do chonac thú Fornocht do chonac thú, a áille na háille, is do dhallas mo shúil ar eagla go stánfainn. Do chualas do cheol, a bhinne na binne, is ...
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Bréagadóirí ar fad atá sna Páirtithe Polaitiúla – gach duine acu!

Is deacair a chreidiúint go bhfuil bliain imithe ón lá a síneadh an conradh fealltach sin leis an Troika - an IMF/ECB/EU, an 'bailout' mar a ghlaotar air go minic.  ...
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Is Inequality in our Society Accepted?

In an article published today Vincent Browne presents a excellent analysis of the gross inequality in our society, not just in Ireland but worldwide.  But he suggests that this system ...
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“Our Sovereignty is Gone” – No it is not!

Even though our rights are being stripped at every level, and our resources have been sold off, and we are enslaved to an avaricious financial system which cares nothing for ...
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Cén sórt Saoi atá againn le Micheál D?

Foilsíodh 'An Saoi' ar an idir-lion le @FEICIM ar Twitter. Mise a chur an dara rann leis ... beagán sport, ach ag iarraidh chur le mo chuid Gaeilge ag an am ...
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Interview: Chairman of Referendum Commission #oiref

The Referendum on Oireachtas Committee of Inquiries (Amendment 30) has shades of the 'House Un-American Activities Committee' of infamy during the USA's McCartyite Era It is the view of thefuture ...
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Seán-Gallagher champion of Corporate Ethos

Gallagher – the Dragon Emerges from his Lair

What about Seán Gallagher, former National Executive member of Fianna Fáil, looking like favourite in Presidential election? The business and corporate ethos remains to the fore. "Fascism should more properly ...
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Constitutional Ammendments 29 & 30

Two amendments to our Constitution, Bunreacht na hÉireann have been included in the voting next Thursday, thefuture Initiative advocates a NO vote. The following article was issued by Kathy Sinnott, we ...
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Mattie McGrath did an interesting thing

Last week, in the final days of nominations for the Presidential election an interesting thing happened in South Tipperary.  Mattie McGrath TD went back to his constituency to get a ...
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Shameful neglect of ‘Special Needs’ highlighted

A packed meeting last week heard upsetting stories from hard pressed parents, teachers and Special Needs Assistants (SNA).  These normally silent and voiceless people suffer from services withdrawn by the ...
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Social Welfare Fraud

More on welfare ‘Fraud’, the values are bogus.

We have condemned Minister Burton's Campaign Against Welfare Fraud as being a witch-hunt against the weakest in our society.  She is appealing to the basest intellect - encouraging neighbours to ...
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