Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign
التضامن الإيرلندي الفلسطيني

Sign the Irish Call to Boycott Eurovision 2019 in Israel

Ireland must play no part in the art-washing of Israeli oppression. Palestinian artists, journalists and civil society groups have issued a call for internationals to boycott the 2019 Eurovision due to be staged in Israel, due to Israel’s “regime of military occupation, settler-colonialism and apartheid” which they say is “shamelessly using Eurovision as part of its official ‘Brand Israel’ strategy”. In solidarity with this call from the oppressed Palestinian people we ask you to sign the Irish petition calling for RTÉ, and all potential participants, to boycott Eurovision 2019 in Israel. CLICK HERE TO SIGN THE PETITION CALLING FOR AN … Continue reading

Free screening: ‘Killing Gaza’ by Max Blumenthal and Dan Cohen, with video Q&A with directors

Free showing of ‘Killing Gaza’, the new documentary film about life under siege, by Max Blumenthal and Dan Cohen. Followed by a video link Q&A with the film makers. Independent journalists Max Blumenthal and Dan Cohen documented Israel’s 2014 assault on Gaza during the war, and chronicled its horrific aftermath. As they waded through the rubble of Gaza’s destroyed border regions, they turned a camera onto the survivors of the slaughter and let them speak for themselves. Dan returned, week after week, to capture on film the daily struggles of the people of Gaza as they suffered through one of … Continue reading

POSTPONED DJ Night: Party Like It’s 1999! (Fundraiser for Palestine)

Unfortunately due to circumstances beyond our control, this event has been POSTPONED until Saturday 29th September. Mark your diaries now! Come and party like its 1990 to 1999 inclusive! Friday 22nd June 2018. 8pm til Late. The Cobblestone, Smithfield Square. Wazzzzzzap? Journey with us, back, back to a time when a wobbly screen dissolve indicated a tv flashback sequence; tye-dye t-shirts and X-Worx jeans were inexplicably considered stylish; the mid-parted bowl cut was an acceptable hairstyle; pogs were a thing; Blur vs Oasis mattered (but the coolest kids preferred Pulp, actually); Irish lads wore basketball tops despite having no interest … Continue reading

[Dublin] Warmonger Hillary Clinton Not Welcome! (SJP)

Arch-neoliberal and war-monger Hillary Clinton has been invited to Trinity College Dublin to receive an honorary degree by Trinity’s out of touch administration. From Libya to Palestine and Syria, Hillary Clinton has been a faithful servant of Imperialism, war and global capitalism. An acolyte of mass murderer Henry Kissinger, Clinton represents the worst aspects of US empire. Join us on Friday 22nd June at 12 noon in the Front Square of Trinity College Dublin to protest her visit, to show Trinity’s administration that war mongers are not welcome in our university and to send a message to Clinton that the … Continue reading

Open IPSC Meeting – Thursday 28th June

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 28th June 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

#GreatReturnMarch: Israel has massacred over 120 Palestinians – protests across Ireland!

In response to Israel’s horrific massacre of over 120 unarmed Palestinians, and wounding of thousands in Gaza, the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign (IPSC) has organised an ongoing series of protests around Ireland. Protests will take place this week in: Belfast (Sat 10th June, 3pm, City Hall) IPSC National Chairperson Fatin Al Tamimi said: “The IPSC condemns this latest massacre of unarmed Palestinians by Israeli occupation forces. This is the single deadliest day for Palestinians in the occupied territories in four years. The ‘Great March of Return’ protests come on the 70th Anniversary of the Nakba – the expulsion of over 750,000 … Continue reading

WATCH: Omar Barghouti at the Oireacthas Foreign Affairs Committee

On Thursday 10th May 2018, Palestinian human rights defender and co-founder of the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement appeared before the Oireacthas (Irish Parliament) Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Defence. Below is the full video of this presentation, plus the question and answer session. A transcript of the meeting is also included. TRANSCRIPT – original link Brendan Smith (Cavan-Monaghan, Fianna Fail) In part B of today’s meeting, we meet Mr. Omar Barghouti to discuss the current situation in Palestine and the growing non-violent civil society movement that opposes Israel’s occupation. Mr. Barghouti is welcome. Before beginning, … 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

[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

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