On February 1st, Brigid of Kildare joined members of the anti-war alliance StoP (Swords to Ploughshares) to deliver a St. Brigid Cross Continue reading “‘BRIGID’ CALLS FOR PEACE ON ST. BRIGID’S DAY”
It comes as no surprise to Afri or to those involved in opposing Ireland’s involvement in the iniquitous arms industry that components made in Ireland have been found in weapons used by Russia in Ukraine. (Sunday Times – Jan 15th)
This discovery implicates Irish manufacturers and Irish workers in the appalling suffering of women, children and men in Ukraine. Continue reading “Involvement of Ireland in Russian Weapons used in Ukraine is shameful”
Attendees at the Louie Benett event in St Stephens Green sitting on the curved commemorative bench, originally unveiled in her honour in 1958. Continue reading “Louie Bennett Commemoration”
On Saturday 7th January, at 2 pm, Afri will lay a bouquet of flowers at the bench in St Stephen’s Green commemorating Louie Bennett (1870-1956) Continue reading “CAIDREAMH LOUIE BENNETT”
The Connaught Launch of our Direct Provision Report ‘Message to the Government: End Direct Provision & Tackle the International Protection System’ will take place on Wednesday, December 7th at 5pm in Fulacht Fiadh Cafe in Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim. Continue reading “Connaught Launch of Direct Provision Report”
An institutionalised regime of domination and discrimination amounting to the crime of apartheid Continue reading “Israel and the Palestinian people”
A Force for Good? Reflections on Neutrality and the Future of Irish Defence will be launched in Dáil Éireann on Wednesday, November 30th at 6.30pm. Continue reading “Book Launch: A Force for Good?”
On November 13 2022 Afri joined other activists and peace groups to protest the US military presence at Shannon airport.
Peace groups will protest at the Irish Government’s Arms Fair to be held at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, on Thursday, October 6th Continue reading “Peace Groups to protest at Government Arms Fair at Aviva Stadium”
Thank you for the invitation to make a submission for the White Paper on Enterprise. We look forward to positive engagement with the process.
The White Paper can draw on our resilient history, and the wealth of culture and ingenuity within our shared island’s diverse communities. Continue reading “‘TRANSFORMING OUR WORLD’? – Afri submission for White Paper on Enterprise”