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From all corners of the island, across all demographics, and on a wide range of issues, grassroots activism has gone mainstream. From first-time marchers to advocates with decades of experience, campaigners have made their political power felt this year, writes
Wed, 26 Dec, 2018
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Mon, 02 Nov, 2015
Sean Hehir and Pauline Curley stole the headlines winning the national titles at the SSE Airtricity Dublin marathon as Alemu Gemechu and Nataliya Lehonkova took overall glory ahead of a record entry of more than 15,000.
Tue, 27 Oct, 2015
Austria said 71 refugees including a baby girl were found dead in an abandoned freezer truck, while Libya recovered the bodies of 82 migrants washed ashore after their overcrowded boat sank on its way to Europe and scores more were feared dead.
Sat, 29 Aug, 2015
ITALIAN police yesterday arrested three Libyans and two Algerians accused of human trafficking and multiple homicide in connection with the presumed death by drowning of more than 200 migrants after a ship capsized in the Mediterranean on Wednesday.
Sat, 08 Aug, 2015
With many Africans denouncing the International Criminal Court as ‘white man’s justice’, the trial of Chad’s former dictator in Senegal on charges of crimes against humanity offers the continent a chance to show it can hold its leaders to account.
Mon, 20 Jul, 2015
It is a sunny morning on Sicily’s east coast and Mount Etna is a postcard, rising from a green-blue sea up through olive groves, orange orchards and steep hill towns to ascend a towering snowy cone ringed by cotton-wool clouds.
Sat, 04 Jul, 2015
Kenya’s deputy president has said there is “no room” for homosexuality in Kenyan society, the latest comments from an African government to anger activists and likely also to annoy Western donors who say gay people are targeted on the continent.
Tue, 05 May, 2015
Yesterday’s plea from the United Nations urging rich nations to support Syria’s neighbours by offering the most vulnerable Syrian refugees, including torture victims and women caring for children on their own, an opportunity to resettle in their country is another indication that we have not woken up to the world’s escalating migration and refugee crisis.
Wed, 10 Dec, 2014
So Bob Geldof is re-running his Band Aid single, ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas’. Did you know the combined wealth of the new generation of Band Aid singers is €3 billion? The combined wealth of the original Band Aid singers is nearly €20 billion.
Fri, 14 Nov, 2014