Brigid to bring message of peace to Foreign Affairs on Feb. 1st.

On Thursday, February 1st, ‘Brigid of Kildare’, accompanied by members of Afri and StoP, attempted to delivered a letter, a copy of the Downpatrick Declaration and a St. Brigid Peace Cross to Tánaiste Micheál Martin at the Department of Foreign Affairs in Dublin. The doors of the Department, however, were firmly closed against Brigid –…Continue reading Brigid to bring message of peace to Foreign Affairs on Feb. 1st.

Louie Bennett Commemoration

Afri will once again begin our calendar year with an informal gathering at the bench in Stephens Green commemorating Louie Bennett and her companion Helen Chevenix.  All are welcome to meet there at 1 pm on her birthday, on Sunday, 7th January.

Statement by the Irish Anti-Apartheid Campaign for Palestine on Gaza and Israel

The Irish Anti-Apartheid Campaign for Palestine (IAAC-P) is a coalition of 23 Irish civil society organisations representing a collective membership of over one million people across the island. We mourn, without reservation, the taking of all civilian life, in Gaza, in Israel and across the occupied Palestinian territory; and we condemn all unlawful acts which…Continue reading Statement by the Irish Anti-Apartheid Campaign for Palestine on Gaza and Israel

The Rights of Nature

Afri supports the call by the Citizen’s Assembly on Biodiversity Loss to insert the ‘Rights of Nature’ into the Constitution, which was recently discussed at a meeting of the |Joint Committee on Environment and Climate Action.

“A Force For Good? Reflections On Irish Neutrality” Documentary

In the wake of the Irish Government’s imbalanced, ‘Consultative Forum on International Security Policy’ this film provides a vital contribution to the discussion on the importance of Irish neutrality and its role as the bedrock of Irish foreign and defence policy. Even today – especially today – as war rages in so many areas around…Continue reading “A Force For Good? Reflections On Irish Neutrality” Documentary