Foreign Affairs

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Foreign Affairs, Human Rights

The following is a letter from Ibrahim Halawa an Irish citizen arrested with his sisters in Egypt last year. Ibrahim has spent a year in jail, the charges against him are unclear. He is one of over 400 prisoners involved in one of Egypt’s ‘mass trials’.
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Features, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, National

The Communist Party of Ireland and others strongly condemn the imprisonment this week of Niall Farrell to serve a two-week sentence in Limerick prison for a peaceful protest against the continued use of Shannon Airport by the US war machine.
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Dáil Debates, Foreign Affairs, Transport Tourism and Sport

During the debate on the States Airport Bill Clare raises the issue of military aircraft landing at Shannon.  Click on the link below to watch:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wy3b4OoElYU

Dáil Debates, Foreign Affairs

Clare raises concerns about the ongoing instability in the Ukraine and recent agreements in the EU regarding the introduction of GM crops. Click on the link below to watch:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q79gmFmTjCA