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antrim / education / event notice Thursday January 06, 2011 22:04 by Róisín   image 1 image   video 1 video file
The newly established Northern Ireland Student Assembly (NISA) has called for a second protest at Belfast City for people to unite in the fight against tuition fee rises and cuts in EMA in the North. read full story / add a comment
antrim / miscellaneous / event notice Thursday December 30, 2010 15:57 by Socialist   text 2 comments (last - friday december 31, 2010 19:53)
A protest will be held outside NI Water in Belfast on Monday 3 January to demand emergency action to guarantee the immediate reconnection of water to homes. read full story / add a comment
Simon McConville addressing the crowd at the protest against increased tuition fees and scrappage of EMA in Belfast
antrim / rights, freedoms and repression / event notice Thursday December 16, 2010 22:34 by Róisín   image 1 image
Protester Simon McConville is up in courth on the 5th of January, alongside another activist, for his participation in the anti-fee hike and anti-EMA scrappage protests in Belfast on the 9th of December, 2010. Simon is being charged with disorderly conduct, obstructing the road and starting a riotous protest (initiating the peaceful sit-down protest on the road). read full story / add a comment
antrim / rights, freedoms and repression / event notice Sunday December 12, 2010 16:58 by QUB PSS   image 1 image   video 1 video file
First film screening of 'Little Town of Bethlehem' in the North being shown in Queen's University Belfast. read full story / add a comment
Gerry Carroll being dragged out of the crowd by officers
antrim / rights, freedoms and repression / event notice Friday December 10, 2010 15:25 by Róisín   text 1 comment (last - friday december 10, 2010 22:17)   image 2 images
SWP member and anti cuts campaigner Gerry Carroll is up in court on the 5th of January. He is charged with committing a Provocative Act, Resisting Police and Obstructing Lawful Activity in a Public Place —charges Gerry strongly denies. read full story / add a comment
One banner criticising the Liberal Democrats in the UK on going back on their promise to fight a rise in tuition fees
antrim / education / news report Friday December 10, 2010 00:34 by Róisín   image 5 images
Approximately 1500-2000 people took the streets in Belfast today, marching from schools and universities to congregate at the City Hall, Belfast to protest the proposed increase in fees, which could see people being charged up to £9,000 a year for tuition. The protest was also against the cuts in EMA, a small fee paid to secondary school students from lower-income families to help pay for their final two years of higher education. read full story / add a comment
Niall McNally, SIPTU Organiser
antrim / anti-capitalism / press release Thursday December 09, 2010 17:26 by PRO   image 2 images
SIPTU activists mobilised at Belfast City Hall today (Thursday 9th December) joining with over 1000 students from across the city protesting against education cuts and the ending of EMA (Education Maintenance Allowance) for Secondary School Students.

The Student Demo lasted for over an hour at lunch time, with College students and Secondary School Students alike thronging the street to make a stand against ‘regressive and ultimately cruel cuts.’ read full story / add a comment
Belfast Protest
antrim / education / event notice Saturday December 04, 2010 21:23 by Anonymous   image 1 image
It's not long now until the Con-Dems try to pass their education cuts through parliament. That's why Northern Ireland, already vulnerable to top down instruction from London, have to put pressure on politicians to publicly reject Tory education cuts. e.g. Higher tuition fees and the destruction of EMA. read full story / add a comment
Gort na Móna & Glór na Móna Lecture Series - Nov 2010
antrim / history and heritage / event notice Tuesday November 16, 2010 11:08 by CÓB   text 1 comment (last - wednesday november 17, 2010 06:31)   image 1 image
Gort na Móna CLG & Glór na Móna present
Community Lecture Series 2010 read full story / add a comment
antrim / rights, freedoms and repression / event notice Monday November 08, 2010 21:46 by Kev   text 1 comment (last - tuesday november 09, 2010 17:14)   video 1 video file
Part of the International Week Against the Apartheid Wall:

Inshallah, a feature length documentary chronicling life in Gaza under siege is proud to announce its series of special preview screenings in Galway, Derry, Belfast and Dublin.

BELFAST - Cultúrlann McAdaimh Ó Fiaich, Falls Road @ 7pm Monday 15th November read full story / add a comment
antrim / arts and media / event notice Saturday October 30, 2010 19:47 by Glór na Móna   image 1 image
Féile Gaeilge le Bród is back again for another year to showcase the best in Irish language, culture and sport in Upper Springfield. And better still – there’s free entry to every event!

This year’s festival will be taking place between Monday 8 and Sunday 14 November.
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antrim / miscellaneous / event notice Sunday October 24, 2010 21:50 by Gan ainm   text 1 comment (last - sunday october 24, 2010 21:55)   image 2 images
Just Books, fundraiser, Thursday night

Just Books new venue fundraiser & new Leveller winter issue (now in colour!) launch party.

Just Books would be very happy if you would decide to come along and listen to some very, very good music on Thursday 28th October and help us to raise funds for our new premises.

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IRSP at the ICTU Demo in Belfast 23 October 2010
antrim / anti-capitalism / press release Saturday October 23, 2010 20:27 by IRSP   image 5 images
Dozens of IRSP members gathered in Belfast and stood in solidarity with the working class in opposing Tory/Lib Dem/Stormont imposed cuts. read full story / add a comment
antrim / miscellaneous / event notice Saturday October 23, 2010 14:47 by dowey   image 1 image
Steve Ignorant & Band playing The Empire 27th November read full story / add a comment
antrim / rights, freedoms and repression / press release Wednesday September 29, 2010 17:59 by SIPTU PRO   image 1 image   video 1 video file
SIPTU members joined with hundreds of workers on the joint Trade Union Rally against proposed cuts at Belfast City Hall today (Wednesday 29th September.)

The NIC - ICTU rally was organised to coincide with the European day of action against austerity measures and drastic cuts to public services by Government's across the continent.

The rally included a number of speakers including Peter Bunting from ICTU and Patricia McKeown of Unison, with all speakers gaining a great response with rapturous applause from the enthusiastic audience.

SIPTU members defiantly demonstrated with placards and flags, backing the united call that workers should not pay for the irresponsible actions of the bankers.
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SIPTU organisers Niall McNally and Teri Cregan at Boots
antrim / worker & community struggles and protests / news report Friday September 03, 2010 15:02 by SIPTU PRO   image 1 image   video 1 video file
Ireland's largest trade union, SIPTU held a 'dignity and respect in the workplace' day of action on Tuesday 31st August at the Boots flagship store, in Donegall Square, Belfast.

The day of action which included the distribution of SIPTU badges to workers in the store, was aimed at raising awareness on workers rights and promoting dignity and respect in the workplace.
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antrim / worker & community struggles and protests / news report Monday August 16, 2010 22:00 by Patrick
At a meeting in Belfast on 16 August, socialist and trade union activists agreed to form the Stop the Cuts Alliance in order to build opposition to the cuts from Westminster and Stormont. It's first decision was to call a protest against cuts at 1pm outside Belfast City Hall on 29 September - as part of the day of action called by the European Trade Union Confederation.

Protest - Belfast City Hall 1pm 29 September read full story / add a comment
antrim / worker & community struggles and protests / news report Monday August 16, 2010 00:05 by Trade Union TV   video 1 video file
On Thursday 12th August 2010, Nipsa launched its campaign to raise awareness about the impact of the draconian cuts the Tories are proposing on public services across the North of Ireland. read full story / add a comment
antrim / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Wednesday August 04, 2010 23:47 by Trade Union TV   video 1 video file
Thousands marched through the streets of Belfast in support of LGBTQ rights. The Trade Union movement along with many other workplaces solidly turned out to demonstrate their commitment to fight for equality in the workplace. read full story / add a comment
Pauline Scanlon
antrim / arts and media / press release Thursday July 22, 2010 21:32 by anphailistin   image 1 image   video 1 video file
Féile an Phobail's August Féile 2010 will this year host a very special concert with some of Ireland's greatest young musicians in aid of 'Ceol go Phailistín' (meaning 'Music to Palestine'), a very important cause. All door proceeds on the night will go to support the next Gaza floatilla. Tickets are just £7, for this very special night of music, and in support of a very important cause. read full story / add a comment
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