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Dublin - Event Notice
Saturday October 06 2012
03:00 PM

AFA Ireland - 21st birthday weekend 6 October.

category dublin | rights, freedoms and repression | event notice author Monday October 01, 2012 16:23author by Elric Report this post to the editors

Anti-Fascist Action Ireland will be hosting a weekend of events to mark our 21st birthday on the 6th to the 7th of October in Dublin City.

Saturday:

Public meeting on the future of militant anti-Fascism in Europe with speakers from England, Denmark, Ireland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Poland and Sweden. Main Hall, Teachers Club (36 Parnell Square West, Dublin 1), 3 pm.

Concert with leading Irish, Scottish and English ska, reggae, punk and Oi! bands and DJs.
Venue: The Grand Social (35 Lower Liffey St, Dublin 1), 8 pm - 3 am.

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We have confirmed over 100 international guests so far from Glasgow, Huddersfield, London, Manchester, Liverpool, Brighton, Leeds, Naples, Rome, Venice, Toulouse, Berlin, Hamburg, Stockholm, Malmo, Copenhagen, Split, Bilbao, Oslo and Prague .

If you are traveling over, please email us – afaireland21@gmail.com.

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/409495845727298/

Saturday afternoon

Details: Public meeting on the future of militant anti-Fascism in Europe with speakers from England, Denmark, Ireland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Poland and Sweden.

“By studying the development of fascism in other countries, AFA in Ireland has been successful to date, in suppressing fascist groupings before they can get off the ground. Across Europe, anti-Fascists are trying to adapt their tactics to combat an ever changing far-right.

The rise of the EDL and its offshoots in the UK has led to the birth of a new movement of anti-fascists there with the state responding with the imprisonment of six activists. In Greece, the fascist Golden Dawn party have gained unprecedented electoral success; Italy has seen alarming growth of the autonomous nationalist organisation, Casa Pound and Poland, along with the rest of Eastern Europe is experiencing the continued growth of neo-Nazi hooligans.

As part of AFA Ireland’s 21st birthday celebrations, we are bringing together activists from Ireland, England, Greece, Italy, Poland, Sweden and Germany to discuss the reaction to their domestic fascist threats and in the face of these, the future for militant anti-fascism across Europe. As well as info-sharing, this meeting will serve to build closer links between activists over for the weekend.”

Venue: Main Hall, Teachers Club (36 Parnell Square West, Dublin 1)
Time: 3pm-5pm

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Saturday night

Details: Concert with leading Irish, Scottish and English ska, reggae, punk and Oi! bands and DJs.
Venue: The Grand Social (35 Lower Liffey St, Dublin 1)
Time: 8pm – 3am

FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED.

No tickets. Doors open at 7:45pm. First band on at 8:00pm sharp. Capacity is just under 250. We know that we’re going to fill the place so to ensure entry, please get down early. You’ve be warned!

Bands:
The Wakes (Folk n Roll from Glasgow).
The Freebooters (Ska/Street Punk from Dublin, Wexford & London).
The Bionic Rats (Rude boy ska from Dublin)
Costello (Hip Hop from Dublin)
Section 4 (Punk from Mayo)

DJs:
Maley (Ska/Reggae. Kids United Collective, Glasgow)
Calum (Ska/Reggae. Moonstomp, Leeds)
Mullers (Northern Soul. Galway)
Dotsie (Dancehall/Reggae. Worries Outernational/Reggae Fever, Dublin)
Traycee (Ska/Reggae. A Trip to Oi! Town Zine, Dublin)
Carax (Punk/Ska/Soul. Punky Reggae Party, Dublin)

Related Link: http://www.afa-ireland.com/21stbirthday/
author by Elricpublication date Wed Oct 03, 2012 15:36author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Unfortunately Clash Jam Wallop have had to pull out but everything else is full steam ahead for our big gig in The Grand Social on Saturday! Remember it's first come first served. Here's the set times:

8.00 - 8.40: Section 4 (Punk from Mayo)

8.40 - 9.20: The Freebooters (Ska/Street Punk)

9.20 - 9.50: Costello (Hip-Hop from Dublin)

9.50 - 10: Carax (Punky Reggae Party (Dublin) )

10 - 10.50: The Wakes (Folk n Roll from Glasgow)

10.50 - 11: Carax (PRP)

11 - 12: the bionic rats (Rude boy Ska from Dublin)

12 - 12.30: Traycee (Ska/Reggae. A Trip to Oi! Town Zine)

12.30 - 1: Calum (Ska/Reggae. Moonstomp, Leeds)

1 - 1.30: Mullers (Northern Soul. Galway)

1.30 - 2: Dotsie (Dancehall/Reggae. Worries Outernational)

2 - 2.30: Maley (Ska/Oi!/Punk. Kids United Collective, Glasgow)

author by Bobbypublication date Sat Oct 06, 2012 10:47author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Good luck with the event, wish I could be there.

I'll try to celebrate the weekend here somehow, I can think of one good thing to do ; )

 
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