Tag Archives: Mahon Says No

Rebel City Media: Welcome To Ireland

The above is a very poignant video uploaded to YouTube recently by community activists from Mahon Says No. The video depicts images of post-Celtic Tiger Ireland and the so-called recovery, aptly appearing over an absolutely beautiful piece of music from … Continue reading

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Proud to be a dissident – overview of R2W march, Cork City, 23rd Jan, 2016

It was a miserable wet day in Cork City last Saturday as thousands of determined activists marched through the city to reassert our human right to water, and to send the message to the government parties (and those hopefuls waiting … Continue reading

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A community activists response to the “New Special Garda Unit”

Mahon Says No are a group of working-class activists that for the past 12 months have been active in their community in organising resistance to the water charges and the installation of water meters. It is an organic group with … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE FROM MAHON SAYS NO IN RELATION TO REVELATIONS OF SPECIAL GARDA UNIT TO MONITOR ANTI WATER CHARGE PROTESTORS IN CORK 22/10/2015

https://www.facebook.com/MahonSaysNo?fref=nf Community Groups Disappointed by the Garda Response Community Groups across Cork have been shocked to learn today that their local Garda have been given the funding to create “special teams” to deal with the residents who are saying no … Continue reading

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Pick up your Pitchforks; Irish Water are coming to Town!!

I left Ireland for the Celtic Tiger and decided to return for the economic crash. The Ireland I returned too after a decade away was not my home. It was an alien land devoid of community spirit and the humour … Continue reading

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Irish Water are Coming to the Rebel City – meter installations and the need for direct action

So the time has finally arrived, after over a year of witnessing communities nationwide mobilise against Irish Water by stopping smart meter installations, Irish Water now have their sights set on our City – the Rebel City. If I do say … Continue reading

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Report on AAA public meeting in Cork on 5 March 2015

Originally posted on revolutionaryprogramme:
Somewhere between 200 and 250 people attended the AAA event “Water, Protests, Elections- Building a New Movement for Working Class People” in Cork on Thursday 5 March 2015. The demographic was tilted towards the over-50s with…

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Kerry stick to the football and leave the revolution for the Rebels – our man in Killarney

    Over the weekend a number of Rebels braved the hostile environment and dared to cross the border into the Kingdom to stand with our neighbouring Munster brethren in protest to the Hard Labour Party’s Árd Fheis which was … Continue reading

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How do we best respond to the arrests of anti water tax campaigners?

In all the anger, argument, protesting and politicing around the recent spate of very political arrests of anti water tax protestors in Tallaght, the issue of why the government are doing this is being debated with little clarity being brought … Continue reading

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Political Policing, Cork Protests and Misguided Kerrymen

For the third morning in a row we awoke to the news that there had been a further four arrests in relation to the peaceful act of mass civil disobedience in Jobstown last November when Joan “Hide Your Phone” Burton … Continue reading

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