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
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
Major trade unions and workers’ parties across Europe organized May Day events in public and online platforms adhering to safety protocols due to lockdown.
Progressive student and youth organizations across Europe have initiated several campaigns to raise the concerns of students during lockdown.
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