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Shannon Watch


Foreign Affairs, International, National


Mick Wallace TD rang Shannon Garda station today to request that they carry out a search as we believe that there is good evidence that these planes are carrying weapons.  Both TDs will be raising this issue in their court case on Tuesday in Ennis, All Welcome!

Features, National

by Thomas G Maher

Currently the rental in Ireland is experiencing massive change, as rental rates increase unchecked and tenants are experiencing a diverse a challenging mix of problems.

These can be broken down thus:

  • Rental increases of up to 15% in Dublin and 5% nationwide in the last 12 months with no obligation on landlords to comply with any model of regulation.
  • Lack of security of tenure with most leases in Ireland between 6-12 months.
  • Illegal rent attention of security deposit by landlords.

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Environment, Human Rights, International, National

Detroit Water Brigade at Dublin Airport 7 Dec 2014

Detroit Water Brigade at Dublin Airport 7 Dec 2014

by Jamison Maeda

After two massive protests against water charges and water privatisation, Ireland is gearing up for possibly the largest public protest in our history this Wednesday on International Human Rights Day. In the last two months, Right2Water protests were attended by as many
as two hundred thousand people in cities and villages across the country along with solidarity protests in the US, UK, Canada and Australia.
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Irish Water


Dáil Debates, Environment, Human Rights, National

Clare speaking this week on the Water bill and the government’s failed attempts to buy off the people with concessions.  Click on the link below to watch: