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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.
At 5.30am on Wednesday 16th July Westmeath Co Council attempted to evict 3 families from council land they have grazed for over 40 years. Council staff and several Guards ordered tenants to remove their cattle or a waiting lorry would come to seize cows, young calves and pregnant heifers and transport them to a pound, the cost of recovering the animals to borne by tenants.
I recently asked the Minister for Education about the security of academic research in third level institutions in Ireland in light of the recent controversy surrounding the legal challenge to research at Boston College. See below for his reply.
Clare speaking on the Garda Síochána Bill 2014. Click on link below to watch Clare’s contribution to this debate: