The debate on PESCO in Dáil Éireann on 5th July has revealed the undemocratic and damaging approach of the Government to the role and future of our Defence Forces. For decades now, governments have been entering into ever deeper military engagement with an increasingly NATO-directed EU ‘defence’ structure, while claiming that something they call ‘military…Continue reading Afri Statement on PESCO and the Commission on the Defence Forces
All are welcome to join us for the Ulster Launch of our Direct Provision Report ‘Message to the Government: End Direct Provision & Tackle the International Protection System’ on Wednesday, July 27th at 3pm in the Carrickmacross Workhouse, Co. Monaghan.
Afri deplores Micheál Martin’s eagerness to sup with NATO, a nuclear alliance, at the recent summit in Madrid. An Taoiseach insists that it is necessary to join in such ‘conversations’ with the high and mighty, while dithering about the right moment to engage with the Irish people at last on defence policy. This is merely…Continue reading Taoiseach Sups with NATO Ignoring the Will of the Irish People
We are deeply saddened by the death of our good friend and colleague Bruce Kent. Bruce was an extraordinary and inspirational figure who dedicated practically his entire life to the cause of promoting peace and opposing war.
Afri applauds the courage and dedication of the two US Veterans for Peace, Ken Mayers and Tarak Kauff, who have been convicted of interfering with the operation of Shannon Airport during their peaceful action three years ago.
TUE, 05 APR, 2022 – 10:39 Irish Examiner JOE MURRAY Any rational person looking at our world today would conclude two things: We have enough weapons already and we don’t need any more war.
Why on earth keep going on about neutrality? Aren’t we in a bizarre twilight zone, where the governments who systematically undermine neutrality declare it alive and well, while its defenders, frustrated by such hypocrisy, are almost tempted to declare it dead and buried? After all, what is so special about ‘Irish Neutrality’? After all, indeed…
Join us on Wednesday, March 30th at 7pm in Teachers Club, Parnell Square, Dublin for a Public Meeting with Martha Hennessy titled “Making Peace in Troubled Times”.
“Message to Government: End Direct Provision and Tackle the International Protection System” report launched in Leinster House
The book launch was hosted by Senator Lynn Ruane in Leinster House on March 8th, 2022.