Super Trawlers will ‘slip the net’ of large trawler ban

December 22, 2018

A move by the Irish government to restrict larger trawlers from a 6 mile inshore zone around Ireland is welcome but is it too little and too late (links): https://www.irishtimes.com/…/large-trawlers-to-be-banned-fr… https://www.rte.ie/…/1018586-large-fishing-boats-banned-wi…/ Celtic League have been expressing concerns about Super Trawlers for some years

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Irish UN troops prepare for 40th Xmas in Lebanon

December 16, 2018

Irish troops are preparing to spend their 40th Xmas in Lebanon as part of the UNIFIL force which was deployed in 1978. The total number of UNIFIL troops is over 10,000 and the Irish contribute a battalion strength unit which operates with Finnish

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Ireland’s ‘Sea of Azov’

December 9, 2018

Great indignation and much spouting from the UK, EU and NATO when the Ukrainians and Russians had a naval clash at the Strait of Kerch in the Sea of Azov. It’s debatable who engineered the confrontation each side blames the other what is

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Wales: ‘Traveller Community’ turn stereotype on its head

December 9, 2018

The Travelling community in North Wales has turned the archetypal stereotype of the Community on its head via an unprecedented wave of generosity and support for Food Banks and the needy this Xmas. As this report (on BBC Cymru) from Flintshire Food Banks

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NATO: Hunting Subs killing Whales?

December 9, 2018

  Approximately 80 whales were washed ashore on the coasts of Ireland and Scotland between August and October, Stranding of whales is common (indeed one occurred in Scotland in the last few days) but these numbers were unprecedented and also interesting because the

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Species Extinction On ‘The Outlaw Ocean’ – It’s Happening Already!

December 7, 2018

Celtic League have been highlighting for several years how industrial fishing is damaging for the marine environment. Fish stocks are being decimated and in addition to the eco damage being wrought often small coastal communities are deprived of a sustainable livelihood they have

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Communiqué, adopted by the participants, issued by The First International Conference against US/NATO Military Bases held on November 16-18, at Liberty Hall in Dublin, Ireland

Communiqué, adopted by the participants, issued by The First International Conference against US/NATO Military Bases held on November 16-18, at Liberty Hall in Dublin, Ireland

December 6, 2018

  First International Conference Against US/NATO Foreign Military Bases Nov.16-18, 2018 at Liberty Hall in Dublin, Ireland This communiqué, adopted by the participants, was issued by The First International Conference against US/NATO Military Bases held on November 16-18, at the Liberty Hall in

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Mary Robinson and ‘Climate Justice’

December 3, 2018

When they opened the House of Manannan some years ago (then) President of Ireland Mary Robinson ‘did the honours’. Perhaps the Manx government should have Mary back again to ‘put some spine in them’ over the climate change agenda. After all when it

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DENI DE DEMOCRATIE

December 3, 2018

BRETAGNE REUNIE QUIMPER-CORNOUAILLE  COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE                                       Quimper / Kemper, le 3 décembre 2018  OBJET : DENI DE DEMOCRATIE Après l’immense succès de la collecte des

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