Christmas is fast approaching and what better way to celebrate the holiday season than buying gifts for your loved ones and supporting the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign at the same time. Our online store has a whole range of gift ideas, from our ever popular Christmas cards and calendars, to football shirts and flags, to olive wood products from Bethlehem and of course books, DVDs and CDs. Stocks are always limited, so be sure to order early. You can pay via PayPal (even if you don’t have a PayPal account, you can still use a credit card) or with a cheque, … Continue reading
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
Irish Ship To Gaza, Press Release, Monday 31 October 2011, 10:30 am Renowned artist Robert Ballagh has donated all royalties from the recent performance of Riverdance in Israel to the Irish Ship to Gaza campaign. As the set designer for Riverdance, Mr. Ballagh had opposed the performance in Israel saying that Israel should be boycotted until Israeli apartheid policies against the Palestinians are ended. Thanking Mr Ballagh for his “principled advocacy of Palestinian human rights”, Dr. Fintan Lane, national coordinator of Irish Ship to Gaza, said: “This generous donation will be well deployed. In fact, the money will be used … Continue reading
The IPSC is pleased to announce that the much sought after Palestinian national football jerseys are now back in stock in our online store and on our stalls. Sizes available are Small, Medium, Large and XL. Click here to order.
The MV Saoirse is back in business and preparing to sail for Gaza! Donations are urgently needed to cover the cost of fuel and other operational expenses – PLEASE DONATE NOW (via the Irish Ship To Gaza website). Watch the new campaign video
This year the IPSC Sponsored Hill Walk will take place on Saturday 3rd September 2011. We will be setting off from Laughanstown, Co. Dublin at 11.30am and finishing up with a meal and some liquid sustenance in Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow. The route will take us through the Dublin/Wicklow mountains via Lead Mines and Prince William’s Seat on a beautiful scenic walk. The last four years’ walks have been enormous fun and raised a lot of money for the IPSC, as well as letting people get to know each other a little better. If you are interested in coming along and … Continue reading
In Dublin there will be a number of Irish Ship to Gaza events taking place this week. Thur 7 July – Gig for Gaza The Button Factory, Eustace St/ Curved St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2 Day Gig – 2pm-7pm – €5.00 Night Gig – 7.30pm-2.30am – €5.00 All day pass – only €8.00 More info here Thur 7 July – Public Meeting: Achievements of the Flotilla Movement & Building Solidarity With Palestine 7pm, The Connolly Room, Liberty Hall, Eden Quay, Dublin 1 More info here Sat 9 July – Demo: End the Siege of Gaza – Let the Flotilla Go … Continue reading