October 2008

National protest for a decent health service


National Protest March & Rally
End the cutbacks and bans on staff recruitment.

Saturday 11th October 2008

FF TD visiting UCD. Anti Fees demo!


Martin Mansergh, Fianna Fáil Tipperary South TD and Minister of State at the Department of Finance is visiting belfield campus on Tuesday, 7th October 2008 for a debate hosted by LawSoc.

Trinity Public meeting on Anarchism


Talk and Slideshow on the history and current state of the anarchist movement in Ireland.Anarchism and Ireland: An Introduction

The cause of the crisis in global capitalism


A very detailed talk on the cause of the current world financial crisis that starts off by explaining the background economics in an easy to understand manner, moves on to the role the war and other events apart from the sub-prime crash played and concludes with a look at what opportunities have been created for anarchist by this sequence of events.


Alliance for Choice Pub quiz fundraiser


John Hewitt, Donegall Street. Belfast city centre

Belfast: Public Rally – 40 Women Protest


Saturday, 18 October @ 2pm

Belfast City Hall

Cork - stop the health cuts - save the Orthopaedic Hospital


Protest against the cutbacks in the health service

Belfast: Picket of subway to reinstate sacked migrant worker


After a successful picket, another one will take place outside Subway

6 – 8 Great Victoria Street



Hundreds march for housing rights


ABOUT 200 people took part in the ‘march for houses’, organised by the North Belfast Civil Rights Association on the anniversary of the famous civil rights march in Derry 40 years ago.

Members of Organise! Belfast WSM also participated in the march including members of most republican organisations and most notably Carrickhill residents association.

The Credit Crunch Explained


Explained Money For Nothing and the Cheques For Free

“Reconfiguration” and “Centres of excellence” - Buzzwords for Privatisation - St. Mary's Orthopaedic Hospital, Cork


Brendan Drum of the HSE had earmarked the St Mary’s Orthopaedic Hospital in Cork as next in line for his cuts. But workers at the hospital are intent on fighting back and not accepting this. Kevin Doyle interviewed Paula Walters, SIPTU member, and a hospital attendant with over 30 years experience at the hospital.

Cork: Public Meeting - Anarchism


Victoria Hotel, Patrick Street

Wednesday 29th October, 8pm

October's Health March 2008 video


Over a thousand people marched through Dublin Saturday 11th as part of the Dublin Council of Trade unions organised demonstration for a decent health service. Local groups had travelled to Dublin from around the country to take part in the demonstration.

Dublin: Senior Citizens' Parliament Rally on Medical Cards


Supported by Dublin Council of Trade Unions and the Public Health
Service Campaign

Cork protest against cuts in Medical cards


Major protest in Cork against the Government and attack on the elderly

Over 3,000 people – the old, the young and the grandchildren – marched through Cork city centre today in anger against the proposed cuts in Medical Cards for over the 70s.

Belfast: Lesson's from the Northern Ireland Civil Rights Movement


The Belfast branch of the Workers Solidarity Movement will be giving an educational talk this wednesday evening the 22nd October

'The Spirit of 1968- Lesson's from the Northern Ireland Civil Rights Movement'

INTO members urged to vote No to rotten pay deal



The text of a leaflet distributed among INTO members. While it's written specifically for INTO members, the arguments in it are obviously applicable across all unions.

Seomra Spraoi Fundraiser Table Quiz, Dublin Lower deck


Seomra Spraoi Fundraiser quiz nite
Hosted by We Smell Like Men & Chou Chou Cixous

Dancing after By Electronic Resistance and 6ft Apprentice

From 8pm

Galway bookstall & Meeting


Galway Anarchist Bookstall and WSM meeting

Thousands of Students Protest against Fees


On Wednesday 22 October, something over 10,000 students marched in the centre of Dublin to protest the proposed introduction of fees. The student members and supporters of the WSM were in attendance and distributed thousands of leaflets which discussed the origins of the attack and argued that students will need to build a mass movement across the education sector to defend and improve equality of access to education.

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