Ireland
Best-selling Irish writer Sally Rooney joins BDS campaign

Rooney rejected an Israeli publisher’s offer to release a Hebrew version of her book. The publishing house in question, Modan, is well known for its ties to the Israel military

A health system for all of Ireland

People all over Ireland continue to campaign for changes in the health system that would allow universal access on the whole island, independently of borders.

Violence in Northern Ireland Fresh ‘Troubles’ in Northern Ireland spoil peace on 23rd anniversary of Good Friday Agreement

Pro-British groups carried out violent attacks in cities across Northern Ireland in the first week of April, threatening the hard earned peace in the region

Anti-lockdown Protest-Ireland Irish left slams violent anti-lockdown protests and government’s poor handling of COVID-19 crisis

Far-right groups in Ireland were part of a violent demonstration in capital Dublin on February 27, protesting the extension of the lockdown due to COVID-19

Protests continue in Ireland following murder of George Nkencho by police 

Over the past two weeks, protests have been held in Dublin following the shooting of George Nkencho, a 27-year-old Black man, by the police on the outskirts of the city

Irish Nurses Campaign Irish nursing union demands end to exploitation of student nurses and midwives

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) has demanded that the country’s health minister ensure sufficient remuneration and safety for student nurses and midwives, who are in the front line of the fight against COVID-19

Anti-fascists across the UK honor volunteers of the International Brigade

Around 2500 volunteers from Britain and Ireland participated in the Spanish Civil War supporting the Spanish Left and Republican forces against the fascist forces led by Francisco Franco

Interview - Communist Party of Ireland “The representatives of the Irish ruling class stand weakened”

Eugene McCartan, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Ireland (CPI), talks about the political situation in Ireland and the government’s handling of COVID-19

Irish housing rights Irish housing rights group demands ban on evictions during COVID-19 crisis

A Day of Action was observed on June 17 on the call of the Community Action Tenants Union of Ireland. The COVID-19 lockdown has worsened the plight of tenants and homeless people in Irish cities

Establishment parties defy people’s mandate in Ireland, agree on coalition government

Rival establishment parties Fianna Fail and Finn Gael have agreed to form the new government in the Republic of Ireland with the support of the Green party which is led by Eamon Ryan 

Ireland protests George Floyd Progressives in Ireland unite to demand justice for George Floyd

Marches in solidarity with the anti-racist protests in the US were held, defying police restrictions, in Dublin in the Irish Republic and Belfast in Northern Ireland. Protesters, however, adhered to the COVID-19 safety protocol

Ireland PM resigns Irish PM Leo Varadkar resigns amid parliamentary deadlock

Left-wing party Sinn Fein’s prime ministerial candidate Mary Lou McDonald got the most support from the legislators in the first sitting of the new Irish legislature. The next vote is scheduled on March 5

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