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Public meeting on Syriza, Greece, and Ireland

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The election of Syriza has shaken up European politics and has lain down a challenge to the neo-liberal consensus of ‘there is no alternative to austerity’, but what does it mean for Ireland?

Ó Clochartaigh or Connolly for the Dáil? Or both?

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Protest works. This is the message of the last number of weeks. Although Insider is uncomfortable with some of the more intimidating displays seen recently, there is no denying that the scale of the anti-water charges protests, the palpable public anger, and the unprecedented display of hostility shown to both the Taoiseach and Tánaiste has chastened the Government.

Born radical - Margaretta D’Arcy at eighty

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“You’re not meant to be here! You’re meant to be at home with a cat on your knee, listening to the radio!”, so said inmates in Limerick Prison and Mountjoy upon seeing Margaretta D’Arcy join them behind bars.

Peter McVerry to speak at AIT

Athlone Institute of Technology has invited Fr Peter McVerry to speak at an event in the college this Monday February 10.

Socialism 2014 day school

Socialism 2014, a Galway day school on socialist ideas, takes place in the Imperial Hotel, Eyre Square, this Saturday from 10.30pm to 5pm.

Public meeting on the future of the Left in Ireland

Kieran Allen, the UCD academic and a leading commentator on society in Ireland, is coming to Galway next week to deliver a public lecture.

Marxism day school to be hosted in Galway

A day school in the revolutionary politics of Marxism takes place at the Imperial Hotel, Eyre Square this Saturday from 11am to 6pm.

Public meeting tonight to call for national strike

A public meeting, to be held in Galway tonight, will argue the case for holding a 24-hour national strike, in opposition to tax hikes and austerity.

Security tightened as Labour gets set for stormy reception at conference

Labour will not be allowed enjoy celebrating its centenary when the party holds its 65th convention in Galway this weekend, as the event is set to attract protests from far left groups, rural communities, peace groups, the unemployed, and health campaigners.

Marx and sparks — gonna be a fiery weekend for the left

Early last year when Labour decided to hold this year’s centenary conference in Galway, they could not have foreseen just how different the picture would be. They had just been elected into power along with Fine Gael on a tidal wave of dissent against the incumbent incompetents. They had elected many new TDs, bright young things whom it seemed had lots to offer the party in this new coalition. Here in Galway, we provided two of them — Derek Nolan and Colm Keaveney — and they represented a refreshing change, and in the Seanad, Lorraine Higgins has also been groomed for greater things. Happy days for Labour in Government and in Galway.

 

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