Archive for the ‘Foreign Affairs’ Category
Clare raised a topical question regarding the situation in Ukraine, click on the link below to watch:
Clare recently asked Eamon Gilmore about escalating attacks on Palestinian rights…
To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade his views on the calls for legal action to be taken against the illegal decision of the Israeli authorities to approve the construction of over 500 apartments in occupied east Jerusalem earlier this month; and the action he will take regarding this escalating attack on Palestinian rights.
Margaretta D’Arcy has spent one week in Limerick prison for refusing to sign a bond to quit her campaign against the use of Shannon Airport by the US military. This is a scandalous hypocrisy by the Irish state which has taken no action regarding rendition flights and failed to update the UN Council against Torture with regard to an investigation into the use of our airports. Margaretta has said that she will only sign a bond if the Irish Government takes steps to end the US military use of Shannon airport.