Who had the largest ever republican funeral in Cork?

Tadhg Barry was a patriot and a great friend and advocate of the working class. A very interesting lecture was delivered last Tuesday evening at the Solidarity Bookshopon Douglas Street, Cork.  It was given by Dr. Donal O’Drisceoil, lecturer in history at UCC and editor of the Saothar Journal of Irish Labour History; he was also historical … Continue reading “Who had the largest ever republican funeral in Cork?”

Work of ‘Cork Claiming Our Future’ group is progressing.

Activity for youth and teenagers The Cork Claiming Our Future group meet again yesterday – the work is progressing, schools and youth organisations have been contacted regarding the video/multi-media project for young people and some sponsorship has already been committed – however, the project needs more sponsors. Participants in the competition are asked to record 1 … Continue reading “Work of ‘Cork Claiming Our Future’ group is progressing.”

Stefan Adami from Slovakia is dead – shame on our state!

Firstly, our condolence to the wife and family of Stefan on their tragic loss, may he rest in peace. I was driving on Wednesday when this shocking story hit the news on Live Line; I had a lump in my troath for several hours thinking about it. How can an ordinary decent man who came … Continue reading “Stefan Adami from Slovakia is dead – shame on our state!”

Your feedback is important – thank you!

We continue to receive many nice and encouraging comments in regards to our Facebook page and web site, thanks to one and all!  Rather than reply privately this time we though better to publish and share with everyone, (thanks to Kate for her recent message). What’s it all for? There are two important concepts that we … Continue reading “Your feedback is important – thank you!”

Joe Costello & Labour are part of the Cartel

Yesterday, Joe Costello, the Labour Party TD in Dublin Central, made a big deal of supporting the “Community & Voluntary Sector”, outlining how hard pressed this sector actually is and highlighting how severe the crisis has become for so many people – every month: there are about 2,500 homes with ESB disconnection and about 400 Bórd … Continue reading “Joe Costello & Labour are part of the Cartel”

Should we withdraw from the bond and currency markets?

The big powers consider the currency crisis This past weekend the IMF & G20 failed to agree on currency policy and broke up leaving continued uncertainty on the management of currency markets worldwide.  China, which holds nearly $2.5 trillion in its currency reserves, is resisting ongoing pressure to revalue its own currency, which would ease pressure on … Continue reading “Should we withdraw from the bond and currency markets?”

The Cork ‘Claim our Future’ group has started and invites everyone to join in.

Having held it’s first meetings last Wed/Thursday this group has now opened a new Facebook page, please LIKE it and recommend it to your friends.  The group has it’s own momentum and activity and is linked with the national Claiming Our Future campaign/movement. As a starting effort the group has initiated a multi-media project for junior children and … Continue reading “The Cork ‘Claim our Future’ group has started and invites everyone to join in.”

Lisbon Treaty: Lack of democracy is still the issue.

They keep telling us what to do! In 2002 we were brought back to vote a 2nd time on the Nice Treaty, we were told we got it wrong and had to say “Yes”.  Last year we had to go back again and re-vote on Lisbon, again, to get it right … we were told by … Continue reading “Lisbon Treaty: Lack of democracy is still the issue.”

The Lisbon Treaty – No Jobs – More War.

Press Release 2/10/10   Peace & Neutrality Alliance The Lisbon Treaty – No Jobs – More War October 2 marks the anniversary of the second referendum on the Lisbon Treaty when the Irish people were bullied and intimidated into reversing their earlier rejection of it by a political/media elite led by Fianna Fail that gives … Continue reading “The Lisbon Treaty – No Jobs – More War.”

The vested interests persist with plunder!

William Slattery, left. The merry dance continues … In the past few days another ‘independent’ commentator, with clear vested interests, said we should cut 30,000 jobs in the Public service.     First dancers, take the floor … William Slattery, National Competitiveness Council member, advisor to An Bórd Snip Nua, and head of the US finance … Continue reading “The vested interests persist with plunder!”