Tag Archives: Ireland

Act now to defend today’s boats to Gaza

Press Release: #FREEDOMWAVES | Topic FreedomWaves | Category Flotilla 1 November 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza Two boats, called “Freedom Waves to Gaza,” are now traveling on the high seas to the besieged Gaza Strip. Their civilian passengers include people from five countries, including Palestinians from 1948. This is another non-violent attempt to break […]

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PRESS RELEASE | Irish Ship to Gaza – Nov 2, 2011

Press Release: #FREEDOMWAVES | Topic FreedomWaves | Category Flotilla Irish Ship to Gaza | Press Release – Nov 2nd Irish and Canadian ships challenge Israel’s illegal blockade with Freedom Waves to Gaza Responding to an urgent call for international solidarity from 46 civil society organisations in Gaza, an Irish ship MV Saoirse and a Canadian […]

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Outrage as Irish Ship to Gaza sabotaged

The Irish Emigrant –  July 5, 2011 | By Brian Fitzpatrick The Irish vessel MV Saoirse, which was sabotaged before it could sail to Gaza. Speaking with The Irish Emigrant from Turkey, Former Irish rugby international Trevor Hogan expressed outrage last week as it emerged that the MV Saoirse, the Irish boat set to attempt […]

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Irish volunteers ready to join Gaza aid flotilla

  Monday June 27 2011 | Independant.ie A GROUP of Irish volunteers aboard a ship bound for Gaza is expected to meet with a ‘freedom flotilla’ of vessels tomorrow, writes Shane Hickey. Twenty Irish people are on board the MV Saoirse, which is in the Mediterranean waiting to meet with up to 11 other vessels […]

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Ireland FM warns Israel against violent interception of Gaza flotilla

Eamon Gilmore reiterates Ireland’s position that Gaza blockade is ‘unjust and counterproductive’ but does not advise Irish nationals to join the flotilla, which includes the Irish boat MV Saoirse. By Danna Harman| Haaretz |Published 20:25 26.06.11 |Latest update 20:25 26.06.11 As the second “Gaza Freedom Flotilla” gets ready to sail this week, Irish Foreign Minister […]

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Freedom #Flotilla 2 – Stay Human MV Saoırse – picture

Freedom #Flotilla 2 – Stay Human MV Saoırse passengers gettıng ready for #Gaza Hurrıa! #solidarıty for #Palestine Source

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Former Irish rugby star Hogan sets sail for Gaza

Says activists on peaceful mission should have “nothing to fear” By Brian Fitzpatrick | The Irish Emigrant  | June 21, 2011 Former Irish rugby international Trevor Hogan, who will set sail for Gaza as part of Freedom Flotilla II. A year after Israeli commandos stormed the Freedom Flotilla bound for Gaza, leaving nine peace activists […]

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Interview with Rabbi Ahron Cohen from Neturei Karta outside the “israeli” embassy, Dublin Feb 24, 2011 – video

Ny : Act for Palestine Camera & Editing: Jimmy Billings Interviewer: Adele King Source Anti-Zionism is not Anti-Semitism Real Torah Jews against Zionism New eBook of the International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network – Free Download Real Jew reveals the Truth

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Spanish, Irish and Dutch MEPs to join Freedom Flotilla 2’s European boats

Wednesday, 11 May 2011 | Gaza Solidarity Spanish and Irish MEPs Willy Meyer and Paul Murphy, respectively, will be sailing on the blockade-busting boats, while Dutch MEP Nicole Kill-Nielsen is to meet the flotilla when it reaches Gaza, by entering the Strip through Egypt. EUOBSERVER / BRUSSELS – At least two MEPs plan to put […]

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End CRH complicity with Israeli Human Rights abuses – video

Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign | May 4, 2011 On the morning of Wednesday 4th May 2011, over 50 human rights activists supporting the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign formed a ‘human wall’ outside the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Irish multinational CRH, while concerned shareholders inside asked serious questions about the role of the cement company in […]

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Gilmore says Israeli blockade of Gaza ‘absolutely unacceptable’

The Irish Times – Friday, April 22, 2011 | MARIE O’HALLORAN IRELAND WANTS the EU to take a more active and urgent interest in the situation in Gaza, Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has told the Dáil. The Minister for Foreign Affairs said he had made this “clear to my colleagues and the European Union foreign affairs […]

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Irish artists join forces to launch Gaza ship fundraiser · TheJournal

10/02/11, 4:33 pm 793 Views No Comments Share 202 Tweet 7 Actor Stephen Rea Image: Ian West/PA Wire A GROUP OF Irish artists including actor Stephen Rea have launched a fundraising project to help an Irish ship join an international flotilla to Gaza later this year. Dubbed the “Freedom Flotilla 2″, the ship will attempt […]

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Ireland promotes Palestinian mission

PressTV| Wed Jan 26, 2011 11:33AM The Ireland–Palestine Solidarity Campaign in Dublin. The Republic of Ireland has become the first member of the European Union to upgrade the Palestinian diplomatic in mission in Dublin to an embassy, said the media reports. The Irish government on Tuesday joined a growing list of European countries, including France […]

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Irish activists have acquired boat for Gaza protest

MARY FITZGERALD Foreign Affairs Correspondent – The Irish Times – Tue, Jan 25, 2011 IRISH ACTIVISTS planning to take part in a Gaza-bound aid flotilla due to set sail at the end of March have acquired a vessel that will carry 25 passengers, including several Irish politicians who have pledged their participation. The boat, which […]

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South Africa offers initiative to end Palestinian split

[ 21/10/2010 – 11:10 AM ]   RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The state of South Africa proposed an initiative to end internal division in Palestine and achieve reconciliation based on the country’s experiences. Former deputy chair of South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Committee Alexander Boraine announced the launch of a campaign with Hamas and Fatah to introduce […]

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