Grassroots Gathering and capitalist crisis - audio from Cork


Last weekend saw the 12th Grassroots Gathering held in Cork. The event was pretty successful I'd guess there were at least 80 there on the Saturday. It's good that after its two year interruption the Gatherings seem to be getting back on their feet.

Grassroots Gathering in Cork


The next Grass Roots Gathering will take place in Cork on the weekend of the 14th, 15th and 16th of November.

This Gathering will have the twin themes of Inclusion and Community Building - Surviving the ' Recession'.

Workshops, activities and events being planned so far include : The present legal situation for LGBT people, Travellers and settled people working together, Telling stories, sharing experience looking at exclusion, Housing cooperatives, food security, tackling racism in times of unemployment, reproductive rights, women's right to choose, conflict resolution, social centres: recent experience, L.E.T.S. and reclaiming our natural resources.

Cork: Hands off the People of Iran - Film Showing


Showing the film "Persepolis" at The Bodega, Cornmarket St.

Cork protest against cuts in Medical cards


Major protest in Cork against the Government and attack on the elderly

Over 3,000 people – the old, the young and the grandchildren – marched through Cork city centre today in anger against the proposed cuts in Medical Cards for over the 70s.

Cork: Public Meeting - Anarchism


Victoria Hotel, Patrick Street

Wednesday 29th October, 8pm

“Reconfiguration” and “Centres of excellence” - Buzzwords for Privatisation - St. Mary's Orthopaedic Hospital, Cork


Brendan Drum of the HSE had earmarked the St Mary’s Orthopaedic Hospital in Cork as next in line for his cuts. But workers at the hospital are intent on fighting back and not accepting this. Kevin Doyle interviewed Paula Walters, SIPTU member, and a hospital attendant with over 30 years experience at the hospital.

Cork - stop the health cuts - save the Orthopaedic Hospital


Protest against the cutbacks in the health service

Anger as Cork health workers fight on two fronts ...


Cork hospitals are under attack with major cuts planned ... Meanwhile Beacon Medical Group's planned 'Co-location' hospital in Cork draws closer. It would seem like high-time to call in the union and put manners on a few people but where is SIPTU's Joe O'Callaghan?

Workers Solidarity Distro - This Sat.


Turn up the heat (as capitalism goes into meltdown) .... in Cork city centre.

Cork vigil for Erris people struggling against Shell


Shell to Sea activists and friends gathered at Daunt Sq. for a candle-lit vigil tonight to show their support publicly for Shell to Sea, and to show support for local anti-Shell activist Maura Harrington, whose hunger strike against the pipe-laying ship the Solitaire being in Irish waters continues.

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