According to a Freedom of Information Request submitted by Paul Murphy TD (Anti-Austerity Alliance), less than one in three of households have paid their water tax. With a total of 772,660 bills due, only 229,412 had paid by 18 May 2015. It’s a sign of the success of the boycott
Sometimes you just have to wonder about people. We’re pretty sure Paddy Cosgrave was evil-laughing into his mochaccino when he penned these demands to Dublin City Council. Sorry, not ‘demands’. ‘Asks’. Here’s the text, get your sickbags ready. New Asks Anglesea Road closed to allow attendees free access between venues
Below you will find a list of ways in which you can help and take action to help alleviate the crisis for refugees and migrants trying to escape war, terror, repressive regimes and economic hardship. If you have anything to add to this list, please let us know via the Lookleft
Calls have been made for trade unions to examine the viability of buying shares in Aer Lingus to prevent its complete take over by private interests. The former state-owned airline faces take over by multina- tional International Airlines Group (IAG) despite opposition from the workers’ trade unions. IAG has said
The extent and severity of racism in Northern Ireland has been laid bare in a new report by Trademark, the trade union think tank, which reveals that in recent months there is, on average, three race-related incidents reported every day. The report – Racism and Racist Attitudes in Northern Ireland
Privately renting tenants in the Republic are facing huge rent hikes and the thousands of families depending on rent subsidy are threatened by eviction due to decades of Government policies promoting the privatisation of housing. According to Workers’ Party representative in Dublin Mid-west, Lorraine Hennessy, evidence of increasing pressure on
Patrick Bresnihan In October 2014 an adjunct professor in San Jose State University posted the following question on a social media site: ‘What would happen if adjuncts across the country all walked out on the same day?’ This Wednesday, 25th February, she will have her answer.