Road Service to review Camlough Road safety measures following éirígi Newry intervention

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The Roads Service is to review traffic and pedestrian safety along the Camlough Road in Newry. The commitment by the Roads Service was made at a recent meeting held between the road agency and éirígí, the socialist republican party. The meeting follows a number of complaints which éirígí in Newry has received from local residents in recent times, a number

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éirígí Béal Feirste Host Anti-Austerity Public Meeting

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éirígí Béal Feirste held a successful Public Meeting in our new Belfast office on Thursday [15/01/2015] as up to 50 people listened to our analysis of the ‘Stormont House Agreement’ and Stormont austerity measures being implemented in the coming months. Along with a great contribution from welfare rights activists and trade union representatives, the meeting also received some great input from

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Solidarity Vigil For Palestinian Political Prisoners

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éirígí will hold a solidarity vigil at the Israeli embassy in Dublin tomorrow [January 15th] at 6pm to highlight the continued detention of Ahmad Sa’adat, the General Secretary of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. He is also a member of the Palestinian Legislative Council. Born in 1953 to parents who were forced from their home by Israelis only a

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Stormont Isn’t Working Campaign Gaining Momentum

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éirígí activists were busy tonight [Tuesday 13th January] as leaflet teams braved the cold to highlight our Stormont Isn’t Working campaign. Speaking afterwards, campaign spokesperson Pádraic Mac Coitir said, “Activists covered the Woodside area in Poleglass as other leaflet teams covered Cavendish Street, up through Iris and passed through Forest street and surrounding areas on their way to cover the

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“Last Chance To Save Our Education System”, Warns Pádraic Mac Coitir.

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In response to recent comments from the Ulster Teachers’ Union warning of a ‘looming crisis’ in the education system in the Six Counties, éirígí’s Pádraic Mac Coitir has called on the Stormont Executive not to proceed with their proposals to massively reduce the education budget, which he says ‘will wreak havoc across schools and colleges here’. Speaking from Belfast, the

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