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KEN LOACH’S latest film, Route Irish, will be premiered this evening at 8pm in Monroe’s Dominick Street.
Mordechai Vanunu and Bradley Manning. To some they are traitors, to others they are courageous whistleblowers.
On June 12 1922 a very special ceremony took place at Windsor Castle, near London. Following the establishment of the Irish Free State the previous December, five Irish regiments, including the Connaught Rangers, the Royal Irish, the Leinsters, the Munsters, and the Dublin Fusiliers, which had served the British army with exceptional valour at times, were disbanded. It was a day of special significance for both the participants and onlookers. It was reported in the London Times.
Mock funeral processions to remember “the innocent killed by the British and US war machines in their on-going illegal wars” are to take place in Galway.
Whether prowling the battle fields of WWI, the deserts of north Africa in WWII, or threatening on the streets of Baghdad, the tank has become an indispensable part of any military’s arsenal.
If Ireland is to be able to cope with the social fallout from the economic crisis, all future legislation and plans for the future must have the principles of equality at their core.
Pádraig Conneely was in no mood to hear City Hall officials claim they did a good job in responding to the water shortages experienced over Christmas, saying their explanations “would do Comical Ali proud”.
THE DIFFERENT Directions Experimental Film Festival returns to Galway and will screen challenging works from around the globe tomorrow, Saturday, and Sunday.
Athlone Film Club’s continues its autumn/winter season on Tuesday September 28 at 8pm in the Dean Crowe Theatre with the 2009 French film Welcome. In this award winning film director Philippe Lioret has smoothly crafted an emotionally affecting drama driven by powerful performances.