Ireland to test new military weapons

Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney, is planning to make Ireland a ‘testing zone’ for ‘advanced military and weapons guidance systems, including drones, submarine drones and other such high-tech hardware’.

Ireland to test new military weapons

Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney, is planning to make Ireland a ‘testing zone’ for ‘advanced military and weapons guidance systems, including drones, submarine drones and other such high-tech hardware’. He spoke to journalists about his white paper outlining the scheme whereby the international defense industry is to be granted far greater access to this country […]

The recovery illusion

The Irish Government's reporting of economic growth statistics can be quite magical and truly dazzling when distorted by tax avoidance schemes and multinational profits.

The recovery illusion

The Irish Government’s reporting of economic growth statistics can be quite magical and truly dazzling when distorted by tax avoidance schemes and multinational profits. With much fanfare three high-ranking figures from the Central Statistics Office announced that not only have we ‘the fastest growing economy in the EU’ but that their figures pointed to the […]

Free Walli Ullah Safi- No to racism

Walli Ullah Safi fled war ravaged Afghanistan to find a better life. Two weeks ago he was found on a motorway near Naas and was taken to prison despite pleading for asylum.

Free Walli Ullah Safi- No to racism

Walli Ullah Safi fled war ravaged Afghanistan to find a better life. Two weeks ago he was found on a motorway near Naas and was taken to prison despite pleading for asylum. Having spent two weeks in prison he has been the victim of a brutal attack. Walli Ullah Safi is clearly entitled to asylum […]

Tsipras throws down the gauntlet to the left

Alexis Tsipras has made a remarkable transformation- from a champion of the fight against austerity to witch-hunting the left within Syriza so he can push through more austerity. The strategy of treating the EU as ‘partners’ has led to a humiliating capitulation by the Syriza leadership.

Tsipras throws down the gauntlet to the left

Alexis Tsipras has made a remarkable transformation- from a champion of the fight against austerity to witch-hunting the left within Syriza so he can push through more austerity. The strategy of treating the EU as ‘partners’ has led to a humiliating capitulation by the Syriza leadership. The Greek masses voted for the progressive Thessaloniki programme […]

Eurostat ruling on Irish Water another setback for Irish Water and Government

The Eurostat ruling, which states that Irish Water must count towards the Irish national debt, is another blow for the Fine Gael Labour Government.

Eurostat ruling on Irish Water another setback for Irish Water and Government

The Eurostat ruling today, which has Irish Water counting towards the Irish national debt, is another blow for the Fine Gael Labour Government. The Government hoped that they could keep Irish Water off the books and that the company’s costs would not be added to the national debt. This accountancy trick has failed. Irish Water […]

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