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1913: Na Gaeil agus an Stailc Mhór
antrim / history and heritage / event notice Thursday November 07, 2013 19:41 by Ciarán   image 1 image
Dé Sathairn 16ú Samhain, 12.30in
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Bóthar na bhFál, Béal Feirste read full story / add a comment
antrim / arts and media / press release Monday October 28, 2013 19:35 by Turing
A Riot of Our Own: A Symposium on The Clash in Belfast: Call for Papers
University of Ulster, Belfast Campus, Northern Ireland
June 20-21 2014

In the 1970s, with the Troubles at their height, touring musicians were usually unwilling to play in Northern Ireland. One of the few international acts prepared to break what was in effect the cultural boycott of the region was The Clash. In October 1977, the iconic punk band was scheduled to open the Get Out of Control tour with a concert in the Ulster Hall in Belfast city centre. A few hours before the group was due to take the stage, however, the gig was cancelled for reasons that remain disputed and sparking chaotic scenes that are often recalled as amounting to a ‘riot’. Shortly before Christmas, The Clash made good on their promise to return to Belfast and played a legendary concert in the McMordie Hall at Queen’s University. read full story / add a comment
Keith Bolender
antrim / anti-capitalism / event notice Saturday September 28, 2013 22:17 by Simon McGuinness   image 1 image
Cuba Support Group Ireland is pleased to host a nationwide speaking tour by Canadian academic and author, Keith Bolender, a world expert on the blockade of Cuba. read full story / add a comment
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antrim / education / event notice Wednesday September 18, 2013 22:34 by wsm   image 1 image
Not to be missed - the 2013 in Belfast Anarchist Bookfair on Sat Oct 5th from 12pm - 5pm read full story / add a comment
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antrim / rights, freedoms and repression / event notice Sunday July 28, 2013 13:18 by IPSC   image 1 image
IPSC Palestine Day 2013: The Ongoing Nakba – 65 Years Of Oppression, Apartheid And War Crimes

Speakers: Jeremy Corbyn MP, Robert Ballagh and Bill Rolston

St Mary’s University College, Falls Road, Belfast – Thursday 8th August, 1pm-9pm

1.00- 3.00pm: Exhibition, Palestinian food, information, books, scarves/flags football shirts

3.00-5.00 pm: Film Five Broken Cameras (Winner 2012 Sundance World Cinema Award)

7.00 -9.00 pm: Evening panel discussion, ‘Join The Campaign, Boycott Israel’ read full story / add a comment
antrim / summit mobilisations / event notice Monday June 10, 2013 17:25 by Caitlin Ni Chonaill   1 attached file
The trade unions and civil society organisations are challenging the policies of the G8.
March & Rally on Sat 15th June. Assemble 12 noon Custom House Square. Rally at Belfast City Hall.
The rally is planned to disperse at 2.00 p.m. following which there will be a number of events in the city focusing on different issues. (see link for details)
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Another World  is Possible!
antrim / summit mobilisations / event notice Tuesday May 21, 2013 19:30 by Ciarán   image 1 image
The amount of money used to bail out failed banks would have ended world hunger for 50 years. This is the world presided over by G8 leaders who meet every year to co-ordinate how to continue failed policies which favour the 'have yachts' over the 'have nots'. We say 'Another World is Possible' and over five days in June our Festival of Ideas hopes to challenge and inspire those who want to fight for it.

Check the website at www.anotherworldispossiblebelfast.org - More events are still being added read full story / add a comment
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antrim / miscellaneous / opinion/analysis Monday May 20, 2013 13:51 by RNU PRO   text 6 comments (last - sunday may 26, 2013 15:42)   image 4 images   video 1 video file
Óglaigh na hÉireann yesterday (17th May) claimed responsibility through the media for a gun and bomb attack on British Police operating in the Twinbrook area of West Belfast. An attack which by all accounts forced a panicked PSNI unit to scramble along the ground for cover before retreating from the area altogether, albeit only for a few hours. read full story / add a comment
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antrim / rights, freedoms and repression / event notice Thursday May 09, 2013 18:37 by IPSC   image 1 image
BELFAST IPSC NAKBA DAY MEETING

Monday 13th May 2013, @ 7.30pm in the Belfast Unemployed Resource Centre, 45/47 Donegall Street, Belfast, BT1 2FG read full story / add a comment
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antrim / rights, freedoms and repression / event notice Wednesday February 13, 2013 17:28 by Jay   image 1 image
The Centre for Global Education and The Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign cordially invite you to the launch of a new report on living conditions for children in Gaza.

Title: Children are in the Front Line of Israel’s Blockade of Gaza – A Report by Stephen McCloskey

Time & Date: Tuesday, 19 February 2013 from 11.00 am.

Venue: Room 232, St Mary’s University College, Falls Road, Belfast read full story / add a comment
antrim / rights, freedoms and repression / event notice Thursday November 22, 2012 18:58 by Caitlin
Assemble Art College, York Street, Belfast at 12.00 prompt (for 12.30 departure). We will be marching to City Hall. March followed by speeches. read full story / add a comment
Israeli traders, dealing in stolen Palestinian resources feel fear from above and flee.
antrim / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Friday November 16, 2012 18:12 by RNU PRO   text 9 comments (last - saturday november 24, 2012 03:25)   image 6 images   video 1 video file
Republican Network for Unity today (Friday 16th November) in response to the on-going Israeli slaughter of Palestinian citizens carried out a direct action against the Dead Sea Salt Company trading stations based in Castle Court shopping complex in Belfast. read full story / add a comment
antrim / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Wednesday November 14, 2012 10:15 by RNU PRO   video 1 video file
On Monday 12th of November, activists from the 32CSM, 1916 Societies and RNU stood together in a spontaneous protest against the latest PSNI charm offensive in republican west Belfast. read full story / add a comment
Partition, Treaty and the Orange State 1920-22
antrim / miscellaneous / event notice Friday October 05, 2012 19:55 by Ciarán   image 1 image
Harry Holland Lecture 2012
'Partition, Treaty and the Orange State 1920-22'

Friday 12th October, 7.30pm
Gort na Móna CLG
Springfield Road, Belfast read full story / add a comment
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antrim / miscellaneous / news report Friday October 05, 2012 15:28 by Jason Brannigan   image 1 image
On the 3rd and 4th of October the Co-operative Enterprise Hub was launched in Northern Ireland at two events in Derry and Belfast. Jason Brannigan of Just Books presented that organisation as a case study as part of the Belfast launch. read full story / add a comment
Rev. JB Armour
antrim / history and heritage / opinion/analysis Wednesday September 26, 2012 14:02 by J Keegan   text 9 comments (last - tuesday april 23, 2013 13:22)   image 1 image
The 28th September 2012 will be the centenary of the Ulster Solemn League and Covenant against Home Rule.

Far less well known is the ‘Alternative Ulster Covenant’, signed in October 1913 by some twelve thousand Protestants from County Antrim in support of Home Rule and against partition.

The Alternative Covenant was written by Rev JB Armour and Roger Casement.

A Public Talk on the Alternative Covenant will be held on 3rd October in the Belvedere Hotel, Denmark Street, Dublin, at 7pm. Speakers to include Rev David Frazer and Bill O'Brien. All Welcome. (See http://www.indymedia.ie/article/102491 )

A historical pamphlet discussing not only the Alternative Covenant but also what James Connolly predicted would be a ‘carnival of reaction’, north and south, will be launched on the night. read full story / add a comment
antrim / rights, freedoms and repression / opinion/analysis Tuesday September 04, 2012 14:42 by John McAnulty   text 3 comments (last - saturday september 08, 2012 03:29)
Observers of the north of Ireland are from time to time caught by surprise when the reality of life here contradicts their belief in a steady progress towards normality. Such a moment came outside a Catholic church in Belfast. A 12th July demonstration by one band playing a hate song went viral on Facebook and led to restrictions on further band processions outside the church. The decision of Orange order bands to break the Parades Commission ruling about marching and playing outside the Church was accompanied by unrestrained expressions of sectarian hatred more or less unlimited in the depths of bigotry that were unleashed. read full story / add a comment
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antrim / rights, freedoms and repression / event notice Thursday July 26, 2012 14:45 by Kev   image 1 image
Palestine Day at Féile an Phobail in Belfast

Human Rights in Palestine: Join the Campaign!

Thursday 9th August 2012 - St Mary‘s University College, Falls Road, Belfast read full story / add a comment
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antrim / gender and sexuality / event notice Monday July 02, 2012 20:51 by Rally for Choice   text 13 comments (last - tuesday july 10, 2012 14:23)   image 4 images   video 1 video file
This year Youth Defence are having their annual Rally for Life in Belfast, we intend to hold a counter protest to this. read full story / add a comment
antrim / miscellaneous / event notice Saturday June 23, 2012 18:41 by JM
Against Monarchy, For Democracy and Socialism

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