Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign
التضامن الإيرلندي الفلسطيني

Freedom Waves

Email Campaign to Protect Irish and International Citizens Sailing to Gaza

Dear supporters, Please take the time to send the below appeal, organised by contact.ie in support of the Freedom Waves ships the Irish MV Saoirse and the Canadian Tahrir. ============ Dear TD/Senator, At this moment, two civilian vessels (one Irish and one Canadian) are sailing to the besieged Gaza strip in Palestine. They will sail from international waters directly to Gaza, and will not pass through Israeli territorial waters. The Gaza strip is one of the most densely populated places on earth. There are 1.5 million people living in an area just 20 miles long and 6 miles wide, literally … Continue reading

Irish and Canadian ships challenge Israel’s illegal blockade with Freedom Waves to Gaza

Press Release from the Irish Ship To Gaza campaign Responding to an urgent call for international solidarity from 46 civil society organisations in Gaza, an Irish ship MV Saoirse and a Canadian ship Tahrir have successfully reached international waters in the Mediterranean Sea on a mission dubbed Freedom Waves to Gaza. The boats, two civilian vessels carrying 27 passengers from seven countries, are currently en route to Gaza, Palestine. They will sail from international waters directly to Gaza, and will not pass through Israeli territorial waters. This is the 11th attempt to break the siege of Gaza via the sea, … Continue reading

IPSC donates €1000 to Irish Ship To Gaza

The Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign today announced that it had donated €1000 to the Irish Ship To Gaza Campaign. The money will help cover the costs of repairs to the MV Saoirse after the Israeli sabotage of the boat in June this year, and fuel for the when it sets sail to Gaza soon. IPSC Chairperson Martin O’Quigley said: “Although largely untalked about in the media, the illegal siege of Gaza remains in place, and the IPSC supports such civil society efforts to break this inhumane blockade once and for all. We hope this small contribution will help achieve this … Continue reading

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