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Who Would Say No To Pure Spring Water On Tap
limerick / environment / news report Wednesday February 22, 2006 21:25 by Elaine   text 1 comment (last - wednesday june 07, 2006 23:23)   image 5 images
"LIKE the Rossport five, a group of Limerick men are willing to go to jail in order to stop water from the "highly polluted” River Deel from
coming into Pallaskenry."

Setting up a picket line to stop the pipes being laid, the Kildimo/Pallaskenry Bleach Lough retention committee say that they would rather be locked up behind bars than be forced to drink water from a river that is "floating with dead animal carcasses, human excrement, fish kills and rubbish”.

According to the vice chairperson and secretary of the group, Dan Foley, they have enjoyed clean pure water from the nearby Bleach Lough spring source for the past 50 years. And he said that they shouldn’t all be forced to take water from "one of the most polluted rivers in Ireland” when there is ample capacity at the Lough to cater for everyone.

The controversial pipeline is due to reach the white picket line within the next two to three weeks. But Mr Foley said that they will be there to meet it when it comes.



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limerick / anti-capitalism / event notice Wednesday February 15, 2006 16:32 by WSM   text 5 comments (last - friday february 24, 2006 01:31)   image 1 image
Details of Limerick public meeting on Anarchism - the 3rd stop in the WSM national speaking tour read full story / add a comment
limerick / anti-war / imperialism / opinion/analysis Sunday February 12, 2006 01:46 by Martin Garcia Mortell   text 5 comments (last - monday february 13, 2006 11:48)
All oil is traded using the American dollar and the American dollar only. This means that anyone wishing to purchase oil must do so using US dollars. . . read full story / add a comment
limerick / anti-capitalism / event notice Tuesday January 31, 2006 15:04 by Mark O'Connor
... at 8pm sharp, Sat 4th Feb, Riddlers Bar, Limerick.
An evening of community, love, awareness, rock and roll, solidarity, and crack.
Admission – €5, Solidarity price – €10 read full story / add a comment
limerick / environment / event notice Monday January 30, 2006 23:43 by Rónán Kennedy
The International Commercial and Economic Law Research Group at the University of Limerick will run a series of seminars on environmental law in the Spring 2006 semester.

These seminars will deal with issues such as:

* climate change
* environmental enforcement in Ireland
* fisheries in the national and international contexts
* recent developments in domestic environmental law read full story / add a comment
limerick / arts and media / opinion/analysis Tuesday January 24, 2006 23:55 by mags   text 3 comments (last - wednesday january 25, 2006 00:21)
Amer Wreck A
Say it out loud and you’ll get it.

The blurb describes it as Fahrenheit 911 meets Moulin Rouge and it has something for everyone- brilliant comedy about the current US President, fantastic music from 60s, sex and full frontal nudity, and a ‘God’ figure that I think most of us would be happy with! On top of that there’s a strong message about political activism. definitely one to debate in the pub after.

Everyone in limerick should grab the chance to see it. Only till Sat night in Belltable. For those of you unfortunate not to be in Limerick, I hear rumours of a movie version... read full story / add a comment
limerick / worker & community struggles and protests / news report Saturday December 10, 2005 17:35 by St.John   text 2 comments (last - friday november 02, 2007 12:42)
Great demonstration in Limerick yesterday against the crazy Irish Ferries debacle, loadsa folks from all walks of life in the march, biggest one I've ever seen down here read full story / add a comment
Ciaron Addresses The Public Meeting In Limerick
limerick / anti-war / imperialism / news report Sunday September 25, 2005 04:18 by Elaine   text 61 comments (last - sunday october 02, 2005 17:37)   image 37 images
( Or as close as we could get! )

The weekend of resistance kicked off on Friday night when a public meeting was held in Halla Ide on Thomas st. in Limerick City.

The meeting entitled 'Shannon And The War On Terror: The War Comes Homes' was addressed by Ploughshares defendant and Catholic Worker Ciaron O'Reilly alongside planespotter Tim Hourigan from the Mid-West Alliance Against Military Aggression. read full story / add a comment
limerick / environment / event notice Wednesday July 20, 2005 16:11 by Mark O'Connor
In Short:


A showing of the film

Live Music from -
-"We Should Be Dead"
Dj’s til late

Free copy of “Limerick Green”-A guide to sustainable Living in Limerick

Where? – Riddlers Pub, Limerick
When?-Thurs July 21st
Why? – Peak Oil is here

Damage - €5

All profits to the Mayo Farmers jailed by Shell/Statoil and the multinational tapdancing monkeysaka Fianna Fail/PDs + the Irish State read full story / add a comment
limerick / consumer issues / event notice Monday July 18, 2005 17:04 by Graeme O'Connor
Thursday 21st July 9pm in Riddlers Bar
€5 admission all profits to the Mayo Farmers jailed by Shell/Statiol.
A showing of the film The End Of Suburbia A Time To Wake Up to the relity of peak oil. Live music (after film upstairs) from We Should Be Dead and discussion of film afterwards. Everyone will also recieve a free copy of "Limerick Green" a guide to sustainable liveing in Limerick brought to you by L4C
THA CULL new Limerick improv action
Triumphant Happy Active Community Underground Limerick Love read full story / add a comment
limerick / anti-war / imperialism / event notice Monday May 30, 2005 10:31 by Sean
The UL Palestine Solidarity Society and the Limerick Branch of the IPSC are proud to host Noebl Peace Prize Winner Mairead Corrigan to Limerick to speak on the campaign to free Israeli nuclear Whitleblower Mordechai Vanunu. read full story / add a comment
limerick / anti-war / imperialism / event notice Monday May 23, 2005 13:53 by IPSC
The University of Limerick Palestine Solidarity Society and the Limerick Branch of the IPSC are holding a week of awareness rasiing events from Sunday 29th May to Friday 3rd June 2005 read full story / add a comment
limerick / arts and media / event notice Thursday April 28, 2005 19:12 by cearbhuil   text 1 comment (last - friday april 29, 2005 14:42)
Friday April 29th

SUMU - Afro-Jazz band from Cork
BROG - Traditional Irish Sean-Nos dancing and singing
Pat O'Sullivan will Rock N Roll
World Music dj AINE from Ruaille Buaille, Co. Clare
plus Firedancers, Comedy and much much more
In the Back Lounge... SHINDIG Sound System - Reggae, Ska, Dub, Drum'n'Bass

Contact cearbhuil 086 0554665 for tickets

http://www.gluaiseacht.org read full story / add a comment
limerick / worker & community struggles and protests / news report Sunday April 17, 2005 20:03 by St.John   text 46 comments (last - sunday may 15, 2005 05:22)
Last Thursday the referendum on Boycotting Coke in the University of Limerick fell short. read full story / add a comment
limerick / anti-war / imperialism / event notice Tuesday March 15, 2005 10:04 by Nancy L. Serrano
Gluaiseacht are having a national meeting in Limerick this Sat. at the University Student's Union building. All Welcome. Main agenda items: planning Eyfa Anti-war Meeting + Waste Action for Earth Day.

There will be a fundraiser gig ( €5 )in the Highstool Bar, Catherine st., Limerick City, 9pm-till late with local bands, for the EYFA Anti-War Meeting in April near Lisdoonvarna.

for more info: www.gluaiseacht.org

or email: nancy@gluaiseacht.net read full story / add a comment
limerick / miscellaneous / press release Monday January 17, 2005 16:18 by Jennifer Hannon
The Third Annual Human Rights Conference is being hosted by the Irish Peace Society and being held in the University of Limerick from Jan 28th - 30th 2005.
This years conference is focusing on bringing Human Rights to the people and is open to all members of the community from grassroots activists to the retired senior citizen.
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limerick / rights, freedoms and repression / event notice Sunday January 16, 2005 23:50 by pppp
Annual Human Rights Conference that is being hosted by The Irish Peace Society in the University
of Limerick from 28th January- 30th January.

Of major interest to you may be the Students Human Rights Network we hope to establish at the conference. read full story / add a comment
limerick / animal rights / event notice Sunday January 09, 2005 16:26 by Amanda K
Can You Help Stop Animal Cruelty read full story / add a comment
limerick / rights, freedoms and repression / event notice Friday December 03, 2004 00:12 by Manus
The band Charis, out of Galway, play The Trinity Rooms, Limerick on Monday 6th December in a special fundraiser in aid of the Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign. Admission 6 Euro by ticket available from Colleges through out Limerick or by contacting the Limerick Branch of IPSC at ipsclk@iolfree.ie or Sean at 087-2725300. read full story / add a comment
limerick / bin tax / household tax / water tax / news report Thursday November 25, 2004 13:19 by Anti-Bin Tax Activist   text 4 comments (last - saturday november 27, 2004 01:21)
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