That a small clique dominated the board rooms of both major private and state enterprises during the Celtic Tiger years is a now a proven fact thanks to exhaustive research by progressive think tank Tasc. In the report “Mapping the Golden Circle”, TASC has revealed the extent of the network
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
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
Communities across the Country are preparing to meet the government head- on over plans to introduce water charges. Families hard-hit by the recession will face new charges that could soar to over €1000 according to campaigners, who say people can’t and won’t pay this double-tax.