REMEMBERING THE MORATORIUM DAYS
|Bill Kelty was there, but no one could spot Albert Langer.
Was he having tea with John Howard?
|Peter Garrett was there.
IRISH STICK IT UP THE AMERICAN WAR MACHINE
ON SUNDAY FEBRUARY 15 FEB AN INTERNATIONAL DAY OF ACTION
AGAINST WAR ON IRAQ TOOK PLACE IN DUBLIN.
AND WHO BETTER THAN CHRISTY MOORE , BROTHER LUKA BLOOM, MARY
COUGHLAN AND THE GANG TO SERENADE THE MASSES?
Speakers for the day's event included: Michael D Higgins TD,
Patricia Mc Kenna MEP, Denis Halliday (Former UN Assistant Secretary
General), Aoife Ni Fhearrgaill (Socialist Workers Party), Bishop
John Kirby (Trocaire), Des Geraghty (President SIPTU), David Begg
(General Secretary ICTU), Joe HigginsTD, Latif Serhalden (Kurdish
Community in Ireland), Dr Fahy Akkari (Islamic Cultural Centre),
Robert Mc Carthy (Dean of St Patricks Cathedral), Mary Van Lieshout
(Irish Anti War Movement), Clare O Grady
Walshe (NGO Peace Alliance), Aengus O Snodaigh TD.
Songs and Musical performances from: Christy Moore, Luka Bloom,
Hazel O Conor, Kila, Mary Coughlan.
AND THE STRATEGY?
1.That we oppose the military assault on Iraq by the USA and it's
2. That we oppose the anti-Islamic racism arising out of the
current ar drive.
3. We also call for a halt on attacks on civil liberties and
the right to protest under the guise of the "war on terrorism".
4. We seek justice for the Palestinian people.
5. We seek to develop peaceful alternatives to war to address
the reasons for injustice and conflict in the world.
6. We seek an end to the use of Irish airports and airspace by
the US military and oppose any Irish involvement in a war on Iraq.