Ireland

Irish Upper House Rejects CETA – what does this mean?

Barry Finnegan of ATTAC Ireland explains how Ireland's upper house voted - by a single ballot - against CETA last week. He also points to the wider implications of this (albeit) non-binding vote - the first of its kind in an EU member state parliament. [...]

12 October, 2016 // 1 Comment

Ireland celebrates its Food Sovereignty. #FoodSov

Food activists, curious eaters, harried, hurried producers and many more came together in Ireland to have food sovereignty proclamation meals. This date - 24th April - was also the 100th anniversary of the 1916 Rising - the start of Ireland's independence movement, and the day the Irish proclamation of Independence was read out. So what happened? [...]

28 April, 2016 // 0 Comments

April 24th – Ireland Food Sovereignty Proclamation Day

On April 24th, Ireland marks the actual date its independence movement started in earnest. Irish citizens have come together to make April 24th 2016 - the real date that marks the Easter Rising - Ireland’s food sovereignty proclamation day. And they plan to eat and tweet about it. Here's the why and how. [...]

5 April, 2016 // 0 Comments

CAP Greening Threatens Ecologically Precious Land

Our most environmentally valuable farmland is condemned to a slow death by a combination of EU bureaucracy and national decisions. CAP's so called greening ties up farmers in bureaucracy, uses valuable public money and still fails to protect nature or the incomes of farmers in marginalised areas adequately. There are however solutions. [...]

29 March, 2016 // 0 Comments

Milk Crisis News Round Up

Protests about the milk crisis in the UK, Ireland, Germany, France and even New Zealand. Via European Milk Board. #MilkCrisis [...]

3 September, 2015 // 0 Comments

Irish Chefs Join the Stand Against TTIP

Saturday 18th April was the Global Day of Action for sharing information, raising public awareness and staging demonstrations against TTIP. Seven events were organized in [...]

20 April, 2015 // 2 Comments

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