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 – it seems her message of peace is not welcome in Foreign Affairs. Continue reading “Brigid to bring message of peace to Foreign Affairs on Feb. 1st.”

Freedom to Choose? Report on the Consultative Forum on International Security Policy

The controversial ‘Consultative Forum on International Security’ of June 2023 was set up by the Minister for Foreign Affairs – but to what end? This detailed report, prepared by a  working group of StoP (Swords to Ploughshares) looks at the 4 days of the Forum in detail.  Included is a preamble, setting the scene, and a substantial set of conclusions which can be drawn from the current situation regarding neutrality and security and what the Forum did and did not consider. Continue reading “Freedom to Choose? Report on the Consultative Forum on International Security Policy”

Festival of Food Sovereignty 2023

This year’s ‘Festival of Food Sovereignty’ will take place in Maynooth University (Auxilia House (Lecture Theatre 1) & the Edible Garden) on Thursday, April 20th, 2023. There will be music, talk and workshops on foraging with Emma Cooney & Chi Kung / Qigong with Cliona Sharkey.

All are welcome.