A SHIP impounded in Dundalk last year after its owners were found to be exploiting the Lithuanian crew has been sold to the Free Gaza movement, who intend to sail it to Palestine. The Latvian-owned MV Linda was seized by the International Transport Federation (ITF) last July after the owners
A NEW Campaign by media workers is hoping to expose the fascist core of the British National Party. Expose the BNP is a newly launched group bringing together rmedia workers and students to oppose the rise of Britain’s far-right. The group say they are dedicated to “exposing the BNP as racists,
The full incorporation of the Defence Forces into foreign military alliances has come a step closer with the announcement that Irish troops are to participate in “warfare training” as part of the EU Nordic Battlegroup set-up. Troops based at Collins Barrack’s in Cork are to travel to Sweden next October
Dublin Port Workers Support Group organiser Joe Mooney gives his view of the lessons learnt in the Docks Strike, which over its seven month duration saw communities mobilised behind the workers but had a disappointing conclusion. The scene: A small fishing boat containing strikers and supporters, one standing with placard
Fianna Fail cronyism in the Dublin Docklands will cost the state billions, Malachy Steenson reports A report into the cronyism that blighted the work of the Dublin Dockland Development Authority is being withheld from the public by Green leader John Gormley in an attempt to cover up for widespread Fianna
The recent political haggling between the DUP and Sinn Fein, played out at Hillsborough Castle over 3 weeks laid bare the shortcomings of the Good Friday Agreement.
Never has the cementing of sectarian division in the institutions of government been more transparent.