Search Results for 'Galway Alliance Against War'

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Irish Army reduced to ‘greasy salesmen for dealers in death’ say GAAW

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The Galway Alliance Against War has expressed its deep concern that an Irish naval vessel has been sent to the world’s biggest arms fair to assist in the sale of military hardware and software.

Galway to mark anniversary of Hiroshima bombing

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The 72nd anniversary of the dropping of the US atom bomb on Hiroshima will be marked this Sunday at 1pm in Eyre Square. The event will also seek to raise awareness of the growing dangers of nuclear conflict.

GAAW - Manchester bombing a ‘vile atrocity’

The Manchester bombing has been condemned as “a vile atrocity” by the Galway Alliance Against War, but it added that the terrorist incident will generate more coverage than similar attacks in the Middle East, by virtue of it happening in the West.

Galwayman arrested for sending faxes to Shannon Airport

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Well-known Galway musician and calligrapher, Jarír al-Majár - formerly known as Gerry Mulholland - was arrested after sending two faxes to Shannon Airport claiming the airport could be in danger of a terrorist attack.

Take me to your leader

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Were Clint Eastwood to ride into town on a steed, canter across Eyre Square, before a final gallop up College Road to City Hall, stride in and demand of the first official he meets, "Just who is Fianna Fáil's man in this town?", what answer would he get?

Former SAS soldier to speak at Galway peace meeting

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What makes a special forces operator turn peace campaigner? That will be one of the main questions answered at a public meeting tomorrow at 8pm, by Ben Griffin, a former SAS member, who, after serving three months in Iraq, refused to return to combat in Baghdad.

Margaretta D’Arcy to plant new 'Peace Tree' in Eyre Square

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Veteran peace activist Margaretta D’Arcy will plant a new cherry blossom 'Peace Tree' in Eyre Square this weekend to mark the 71st anniversary of the dropping of the atom bomb, and to replace the original Peace Tree planted in 1982.

Margaretta D’Arcy to plant new ‘Peace Tree’ in Eyre Square

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Veteran peace activist Margaretta D’Arcy will plant a new cherry blossom ‘Peace Tree’ in Eyre Square this weekend to mark the 71st anniversary of the dropping of the atom bomb, and to replace the original Peace Tree planted in 1982.

Galway anti-war group condemns arrest of Mick Wallace

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The Galway Alliance Against War has issued a statement condemning the arrest and imprisonment of Deputy Mick Wallace. The Independent Wexford TD was arrested at Clontarf Garda Station by appointment yesterday and brought to Limerick Prison.

White poppies for peace to be sold in Galway

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Red poppies are worn in remembrance of the dead of WWI but for many the symbol is considered a glorification of war or a way of avoiding acknowledging its horrors and devastation, and so the white poppy has become an alternative.

 

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