Tag Archives: Ireland

Moral flagging

Yet another Palestine flag to fly in Ireland I hope that PM Netanyahu or someone has the gumption to tell visiting Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney how pissed off we are by yet another Irish local council flying the red, … Continue reading

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Breakfast with the Ambassador

Crashing the Irish party Last week I crossed off another belated life milestone – embassy reception. To be fair, it wasn’t exactly at the Irish embassy but I did have a chance to speak with the new ambassador.

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BDS at NUI

NUI Galway? Are you a student, academic or employee of the National University of Ireland–Galway? Do you live in the region or are capable of getting there? On March 6th a motion for boycotting Israel will be presented to the … Continue reading

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So NEAR – so far

Have we seen the last of Azizi bin Habeebi? If you haven’t been following the circus at Near 90.3 fm let me give you a quick thumbnail sketch. An episode of the weekly and obsessively anti-Israel programme International Politics led to a successful complaint … Continue reading

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Who’s on first?

Foreign Affairs Committee to meet Minister Costello. Irish for Israel have asked me to publicise this letter. Send your emails now. Dear All, Tomorrow (Wed 16th) the Irish Foreign Affairs Committee is to meet with Minister Costello who recently traveled … Continue reading

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So near and so far

Complain to near 90.3fm Community Radio Community radio always has problems filling dead air but that’s no excuse for allowing it to become a propaganda mouthpiece for the Palestinians without a balancing opinion. Follow the complaint form instructions and tell … Continue reading

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Dervla’s Delusions

12 February 2012 This is not an Irish joke Dervla Murphy is an 80 year old Irish touring cyclist and veteran author of adventure travel books. In truth, I had never heard of her until her open letter to the Republic of Ireland … Continue reading

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