Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign
التضامن الإيرلندي الفلسطيني

Palestinian Freedom Conference: Overcoming the Ongoing Nakba (May 12th & 13th)

 Palestinian Freedom Conference Overcoming the Ongoing Nakba Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th May 2018 – Liberty Hall, Eden Quay, Dublin 1 BOOKING ESSENTIAL To mark the 70th anniversary of the Palestinian #Nakba, the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign, Trade Union Friends of Palestine and BADIL Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights are honoured to host an inspiring and action-focused weekend of talks from important voices in the Palestinian struggle for Freedom, Justice and Equality. Speakers over the course of two days will include Omar Barghouti, Haneen Zoabi, Ali Abunimah, John Reynolds, Sahar Francis, Lubnah Shomali, Shir Hever, Mona El Farra, … Continue reading

Dublin City Council votes to support Palestinian BDS movement & discontinue HP contracts

Dublin City Council votes to support Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement aimed at pressuring Israel to end occupation and obey international law DCC commits to discontinue contracts with HP and DXC, and calls for expulsion of Israeli Ambassador Press Release, Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign, Monday 9th April 2018 UPDATE 2: Israel has reacted to the news of Dublin City Council’s vote by banning the Lord Mayor of Dublin Mícheál Mac Donncha from entry into Palestine and Israel, though due to an embarrassing clerical error by Apartheid Israel’s officials, the Mayor was indeed able to travel to Palestine this week. … Continue reading

150 trade unions, parties, NGOs and faith groups call on EU to stop funding Israeli arms companies

Today, on the International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian Political Prisoners, more than 150 European trade unions, political parties, human rights organizations and faith groups from over 16 European countries issued a call urging the EU to uphold its legal responsibilities and exclude Israeli military companies from EU Framework Programs. This call – accompanied by an explainer video – comes at a time when at least 35 unarmed Palestinians have been shot dead by Israeli snipers during three weeks of protests at Gaza’s border with Israel. The 150 strong list of signatories includes 20 signatories from Ireland, including political parties … Continue reading

[Dublin] SENDIANA – An Irish celebration of Palestine through dance, music, spoken word & theatre (PalFest Ireland)

SENDIANA – An Irish celebration of Palestine through dance, music, spoken word and theatre. 8pm Liberty Hall Friday 11th May. The acorn – in Arabic Sendiana – is a symbol for a brave old woman who has given birth to many generations, her roots growing deeply and the shelter of her leaves spread wide. Sendiana is an Irish welcome to Liberty Hall for a Palestinian grandmother to mark 70 years since the Nakba in 1948 when three quarters of a million Palestinians were forced to flee their homes. Dance, music, poetry, live theatre and spoken word tell the story of Palestine … Continue reading

[Celbridge] Screening of ‘Thank God It’s Friday’ (IPSC)

“They’re trying to tell us something but we don’t even pay attention.” Free screening, Wednesday 2nd May, Celbridge Manor Hotel, 7.30pm Thank God it’s Friday is an award-winning documentary about daily life in the Palestinian village Nabi Saleh (where Ahed Tamimi and her family live) and in the nearby illegal Israeli settlement of Halamish. Every Friday for three years the people from Nabi Saleh hold a protest march, which is met by tear gas and rubber bullets from Israeli occupation forces. During a protest on one Friday, Mustafa Tamimi, a young man fromNabi Saleh, gets shot dead. Organised by Celbridge … Continue reading

[Celbridge] Solidarity with the Great Return March (IPSC)

Show solidarity with the Great Return March on the eve of Nakba day, which commemorates the violent dispossession of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians in 1948 in order to create the state of Israel. Nakba is the Arabic word for “catastrophe”. Join us between 7.30pm and 8.30 at Castletown Gate, Celbridge. Bring candles/lanterns. Organised by Celbridge IPSC

[Dublin] Open IPSC Meeting – Thursday 3rd May

Would you like to come along to the next Open Meeting of the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign in Dublin? The next meeting is on Thursday 3rd April 2018 at 7pm. Venue: IPSC Office, FIRST FLOOR, 18 Capel Street, Dublin 1 Map to office Come along to discuss Palestine and plan upcoming activities. We have stalls at festivals and city centres, organise demonstrations and speaking tours, film evenings, lobby politicians etc. All ages and nationalities are welcome. You don’t have to know a lot about Middle Eastern politics to get involved. Please call the office 01-8727798 or email dublin@ipsc.ie for more details

[Palestine] Visit Palestine on the West Bank Trip in September 2018 (WBT)

Are you interested in travelling to Palestine in September 2018? Would you like to see for yourself the situation in the West Bank? Would you like to stay in Bethlehem city and visit Jerusalem, Hebron and Ramallah? Would you like to meet with Palestinian and Israeli groups and individuals working for peace and justice in the region and hear what they’ve got to say? An 8 day trip to the West Bank will take place in from 15th – 22nd September 2018 and you are more than welcome to come along.  For further details please contact Elaine on westbanktrip@eircom.net or … Continue reading

The Palestine Podcast #27: David Landy on ‘Jerusalem, The Eternal Undivided Capital’

The Palestine Podcast showcases a selection of lectures, talks and interviews featuring leading experts and social justice activists active on the Palestine-Israel issue. Brought to you by the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign. Click here to view all podcasts. ===== PP#27 – David Landy on ‘Jerusalem, The Eternal Undivided Capital’ [2018-01-20] – (Download here) INFO: In the first of the XBorders: Accord seminars, David Landy presents his seminar, Jerusalem, the Eternal Undivided City. Jerusalem is a city with one of the most disputed international borders in the world running through it. Nevertheless, it has been proclaimed as both the undivided, eternal capital … Continue reading

Action Item: Israeli Minister’s unprecedented attempt to close Irish bank accounts condemned, Irish govt action urged by human rights campaigners

Statement regarding the attempts by the Israeli government to force the closure the bank accounts of the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign and other Irish human rights advocacy groups – we ask you to contact Ministers and your local TDs urging action to protect our work for Palestine: In a move that shows the extent to which Israel fears the global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement for Palestinian rights, it was today revealed that the Israeli government is directly interfering with an Irish bank to attempt to close down the bank accounts of groups, including the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign (IPSC), that … Continue reading

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