The US military was allowed to use the Shannon airport after 2001 attacks on the World Trade Centre . Activists have accused the government of weakening the traditional policy of Irish neutrality by catering to US imperialist ambitions.
The Irish government launched a public consultation earlier in October to strengthen the country’s existing laws regulating hate speech and hate crimes, and the right wing forces have opposed the move.
The 15th meeting of the European Communist Youth Organizations saw major discussions on the resurgence of the left in the continent, as well as the way forward
The 158-year-old Harland & Wolff shipyard, located in Belfast, landed in trouble when its current owner, Dolphin Drilling, filed for bankruptcy earlier this year.
The airline was successful in securing an injunction from the Irish court, forbidding Irish pilots from joining the strike. However, the same plea was rejected by the courts in the UK.