Cork Protest against Trump – June 2019

In response to the announcement that Donald Trump will visit Ireland in June, People Before Profit in Cork have called a demonstration in Cork City to coincide with the Presidential visit. The exact time of the protest will be updated to coincide with the visit. For updates please RSVP to the Facebook event page for…

Update on Calais Camp

Report by Bairbre Flood Over 7,000 people are living in the unofficial refugee camp at Calais with over 50 new arrivals every day. Added to the already immense hardship of surviving in makeshift shelters or tents with no government support, an announcement was made by the Mayor of Calais in July that they are preparing…

From War to Uncertainty

A Report From Athens Jim O’Connell The heavy police presence in Viktoria Square is backed up by two very large mobile tactical units, converted buses where the armed police take meals and breaks, conduct briefings and store their equipment. On one end of the square a sentry post complete with parasol sunshade looks like something…