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Ireland

Mass protests in Ireland over government cuts

Bernie McAdam reports on the latest protests in Ireland against government cut backs Read more...

Northern Ireland: devolution of policing is no solution to a sectarian state

As devolution of policing and justice powers to the Northern Ireland Assembly threatens to become a reality, Darren Cogavin looks at the real face of policing in Britain's oldest colony Read more...

IRSM argues for a peaceful political struggle in Ireland

Bernie McAdam argues that the the Irish Republican Socialist Movement has taken a step in the wrong direction, spreading the illusion that a "peaceful political struggle" can unite Ireland Read more...

Overwhelming Yes vote in Ireland to Lisbon Treaty

An overwhelming 67 per cent voted yes in the Irish referendum on October 2 approving the Lisbon Treaty. This was the second referendum to be held after the Irish people had already voted to reject the treaty by a majority of 7 per cent on June 8 2008. The Irish ruling class though deeply embarrassed by this first result had no intention of accepting it and gave notice that another vote would be held. Read more...

Smash Cowen’s onslaught: organise for action now!

Members of the League for the Fifth International recently took part in demonstrations against the "National Asset Management Agency" (NAMA) in Dublin. This leaflet was distributed to hundreds of those participating in the protest against government attacks. Read more...

“No to Nama” protest in Dublin

Around 3,000 people protested against the bail out of the banks and Cowen’s cut backs in the public sector in Dublin on Saturday 19 September. Read more...

The death of the Celtic Tiger

Ireland’s economy, once hailed as a model for ‘emerging economies’ the world over, was the first in the Eurozone to enter recession. Bernie McAdam looks at the end of the Celtic Tiger. Read more...

What is happening at the Waterford occupation?

Interview with Tom Hogan, UNITE, President of Waterford Trades Council and former employee at the plant Read more...

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