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600 a Week Dying from Heart Attack in London

In London alone 600 people a week more are now dying from heart attack because they were afraid to go to hospital.
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national / elections / politics / press release Thursday October 15, 2009 22:30 by Fiachra Ó Luain   text 3 comments (last - friday october 16, 2009 19:05)
Fiachra Ó Luain has been seeking answers about how it was possible that 3,000 of his first preference votes could have allocated to Mr. Declan Ganley. On 0.000175% of Ganley's budget he received 6,510 first preferences in the June European Elections. As a resident of Donegal he offers his perspectives on the recent RTE radio show investigating why Donegal voted No. read full story / add a comment
dublin / elections / politics / event notice Saturday September 26, 2009 20:44 by Annraoi blaney
All welcome even yes voters, please ask questions!!!
Speakers Annraoi Blaney, Patricia Mc Kenna, Robert Ballagh, Eamon Blaney and special guest speaker Danish MEP Jens Petter Bonde. Questions and answer session after read full story / add a comment
donegal / elections / politics / press release Sunday September 20, 2009 20:36 by Annraoí Blaney   text 1 comment (last - monday september 21, 2009 21:36)
Hi there is a public meeting tomorrow night Monday at 7.30 in Letterkenny and a press conference at 12noon, in the Glenealy House Hotel. The meeting is being organised by the Peoples movement and speakers will be Patrica Mc Kenna and guest speaker is Mr. Annraoí Blaney (son of the late Neil T Blaney)

Everybody welcome!!!

Hope you can spread the word for cheers

Regards.. Annraoí(Harry)Blaney
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some folk think nazi porn media is ironic - the wrong people........... Vote NO!
international / elections / politics / other press Monday September 07, 2009 23:02 by scorchio   text 1 comment (last - wednesday september 09, 2009 14:23)   image 2 images
Anyone contemplating voting No! for the first time in the upcoming Lisbon 2 referendum in Ireland really ought know the name of the candidates to be the first president of the EU. After all it's not a completely done thing that once the Irish get their answer "right", Tony Blair will sweep into the history books. The current chancillor of Germany, Angela Merckel is another leading candidate as are former prime ministers of Sweden and Luxembourg......"anyway"....... Germany is in the news globally at the moment for several reasons. First the fact that last Friday its army ordered an attack by the USAF on a fuel tanker in Afghanistan which resulted in the deaths of over 80 civilians. Second because it is running into elections. Third because its AIDS awareness people have presented a publicity image of Hitler shagging a girlie from behind with the caption "AIDS is a mass murderer". Here follows a miscellany of links in English so you can keep abreast. read full story / add a comment
limerick / elections / politics / event notice Monday September 07, 2009 01:21 by John Lannon
Absolute Hotel, Thursday 10th September 2009, 8.00pm read full story / add a comment
A discusion on The Lisbon Treaty, The Economy & The"Guarantees"
kildare / elections / politics / event notice Sunday August 16, 2009 21:36 by Bazra B   text 4 comments (last - friday august 28, 2009 23:02)   image 1 image
A discusion on The Lisbon Treaty, The Economy & The"Guarantees" read full story / add a comment
westmeath / elections / politics / event notice Sunday August 16, 2009 19:55 by June Kelly
VOTE NO TO THE LISBON TREATY

"The Midlands Branch of the People’s Movement will hold a public meeting at the Greville Arms Hotel in Mullingar, County Westmeath at 8pm on 20th August 2009. The People’s Movement is campaigning for a NO Vote on the forthcoming Referendum re run on the Lisbon Treaty – Speakers: Patricia McKenna, Peter Lacey and Mags Glennon. All welcome. For further details please phone: 0861963134 – www.people.ie"

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national / elections / politics / press release Monday August 10, 2009 02:45 by Republican Socialist Youth Movement   text 1 comment (last - thursday august 13, 2009 11:55)   image 1 image
RSYM condemns Labour and Fine Gael Hypocrisy read full story / add a comment
Jimmy Devins
national / elections / politics / news report Wednesday August 05, 2009 17:45 by Noble 7   text 15 comments (last - tuesday january 11, 2011 19:10)   image 1 image
Jimmy Devins TD has resigned from the Fianna Fáil party.

Devins may be best known to Indymedia readers as the husband of Mary Devins, the judge who presides over many court cases involving opponents of the Shell plan to install an experimental pipeline in Erris, County Mayo.
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kildare / elections / politics / event notice Tuesday June 30, 2009 23:54 by Le Chéile Saor P.R.O
national / elections / politics / other press Sunday June 28, 2009 07:05 by Turlough Kelly
It may no longer be hot off the presses, but the analysis of the recent European and local elections which appeared in the June 21st edition of the Sunday Business Post has something of the flavour of workhouse gruel about it. Unpalatable when hot, positively stomach-churning when allowed to cool and fester for seven days. read full story / add a comment
international / elections / politics / news report Friday June 26, 2009 14:09 by iosaf   text 52 comments (last - wednesday august 26, 2009 21:20)   image 19 images
Of course news attention is overwhelmingly focussed today on the passing of the king of pop, Michael Jackson. We are even told that global internet traffic slowed whilst humanity came to terms with its loss. However, hard as it is believe and as impalatable as it may be for some to stomach, in poorer countries life has appeared to have gone as normal.

General Romeo Vasquez chief of staff of the Honduran army put tanks on the streets surrounding the presidential palace where democratically elected Mr Manuel Zelaya lives and up till yesterday was mostly worrying about winning a referendum which will allow him to be re-elected and sit more terms. read full story / add a comment
national / elections / politics / other press Wednesday June 24, 2009 00:33 by Con
éirígí analysis of the recent local and European elections around the country. read full story / add a comment
national / elections / politics / opinion/analysis Tuesday June 23, 2009 14:13 by Socialist Party   text 13 comments (last - wednesday june 24, 2009 11:32)
Analysis of Local and European elections and the aftermath. read full story / add a comment
international / elections / politics / feature Saturday June 20, 2009 15:23 by Azadi   text 23 comments (last - monday june 29, 2009 18:10)   image 11 images   video 3 video files   audio 1 audio file
The Iranian government’s campaign to mold ‘model’ Islamic citizens has not only fashioned a profound crisis of loyalty to the religious ‘ideals of the revolution’, it has nurtured action that many have silently prayed for - as the public sphere, the last bastion of the religious elites grip on power, was shot open by their own guns Sunday. read full story / add a comment
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national / elections / politics / other press Tuesday June 16, 2009 21:11 by Joe Higgins.eu   image 1 image   video 1 video file
Joe Higgins MEP talks about the results of the 2009 Irish Election, the economic crisis, left cooperation and his plans to use the MEP seat to fight Lisbon II. read full story / add a comment
dublin / elections / politics / press release Monday June 15, 2009 20:40 by PBPA   text 41 comments (last - friday june 19, 2009 21:14)
People Before Profit Alliance Councillors Joan Collins and Brid Smith Statement on election of Lord Mayor by Dublin City Councillors

People Before Profit to provide real opposition on Dublin City Council
Once again people in Dublin have voted for change on their City Council. In 2004 Labour was voted in as the largest group, ending Fianna Fail’s domination of the council. Instead of change, the people were treated to a game of musical chairs, with Labour entering a deal to divvy up the Mayorship and committee chairs with Fine Gael, and the sole Green and PD Councillors. When that deal broke down, Labour concluded an arrangement with Fianna Fail. The merry go round now continues with Labour in a deal for the new council with Fine Gael. read full story / add a comment
sligo / elections / politics / opinion/analysis Monday June 15, 2009 19:52 by Ray   text 11 comments (last - sunday june 21, 2009 19:37)
Labour Councillor Jim Mc Garry has been elected as Mayor of Sligo at the Council AGM this afternoon. The voting alliance between Fine Gael, Fianna Fail and Labour which elected Cllr Mc Garry was harsly criticised at this afternoon’s meeting of Sligo Borough Council. After all the speculation, there will be no left-wing alliance on the Council, despite the fact that seven of the 12 councillors elected onto the new council are from left-wing parties.

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dublin / elections / politics / feature Saturday June 13, 2009 11:29 by Paula Geraghty   text 38 comments (last - tuesday june 16, 2009 18:43)   image 22 images   video 1 video file
The election of Joe Higgins as the third MEP elected from Dublin has marked a significant shift in Irish politics. With the Greens now wiped out clinging desperately to a dying government the election results have shown there is an alternative and hope for another Ireland. read full story / add a comment
national / elections / politics / opinion/analysis Thursday June 11, 2009 10:06 by rebels yell   text 1 comment (last - friday june 12, 2009 06:58)
European Election OR Sectarian Head Count 2009? Sinn Féin's sitting MEP Bairbre de Brún created Northern Ireland electoral history by topping the poll with 126,184 votes. However, both the Dublin and Irish governments will tonight be pondering nervously about the future of their landmark Good Friday Agreement (Sunningdale Mark II). read full story / add a comment
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