This Land Is…November 28, 2016Radicalism and reinvention are two prevalent themes running through programming for A Fair Land. Cultural and artistic activism were predominant in the creation of the political movement for 1916 and it was this gathering of energy, ambition, ideology and activism which A Fair Land sought to emulate, orientating the project towards a future vision moving forward in 2016.
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Nothing plants a smile on our face more than opening a box of fresh rabble merch and we’ve a new tee in the pipe.
“I tried not to base the character in the illustration on any particular high profile person in the politics or media, he’s more an amalgamation of the worst geebags who routinely take advantage of their positions of power in this country.”
We’re opening this to pre-orders now. We’ll be limiting the run to 50 and want to get exact sizes and colours.
Dosh raised goes into printing #rabble13.
A Tale Of Bloody-Minded Tenacity.August 24, 2016When was Pallas formed? Pallas was formed in 1996 when myself and Brian Duggan located a building on Foley Street. It was an old knitwear factory called Pallas Knitwear so after a bit of pre-ambling about a few different names we decided on Pallas because Pallas was the goddess of the muses, the goddess of intellect and the goddess of war. We knew we were going to be in for a rough ride so we wanted her on our side.
The Last Screening.August 24, 2016The telly only had two channels when Eoin O’Mahony left Cork for the Big Smoke. He tells rabble how he tried to hide the whack of Benjy with Gauloises and angsty French fillums in the soon to be demolished Screen Cinema. I had a real fondness for the Screen. When I was rent from the Real Capital of Ireland to ... Read More
A Hundred Thousand Unwelcomes.November 21, 2016Introduced as a six-month temporary solution 16 years ago, Ireland’s policy of effectively warehousing asylum seekers still exists today with figures showing that Ireland refuses asylum to 90% of applicants. Céad míle fáilte? This country is no stranger to emigration, at its highest point only three fifths of those born here stayed. The others left without skills and mostly from the poorest ... Read More
Far Right Rising?November 16, 2016The election of Donald Trump has emboldened the far right all over Europe.Ireland is no exception. With the election of Trump they are starting to come out of the woodwork. A new party The National Party is being launched tomorrow in the plush surroundings of the Merrion Square Hotel. Speaking at the launch will be nutter Justin Barrett ex Youth Defence, Mother and Child Campaign and No to Nice and James Reynolds the deputy president. Their message is of a similar rhetoric to that of Trump, anti-elitist, anti-immigration, anti multiculturalism, and of course speaking on behalf of the “silent majority”.
Where’s Me Jumper?October 25, 2016Above: 2,159 Women have travelled for an abortion this year. Supporters of todays bill gather outside the Dail. After several delays, the Dail hears at last the Bill proposed by Ruth Coppinger TD before the summer. If passed it would commit the Dail to organize a referendum on the 8th Amendment. It is expected Sinn Fein, AAA-PBP, Independents4Change, Social Democrats, Greens, ... Read More
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We’ve spent the past few months locked in our bunker cooking up another print edition.
Since you last caught up with us on paper there’s been a general election, a month of haranguing over the formation of the next government, the accelerated growth of an unprecedented homeless crisis and more policing scandals. How’s that for recovery Enda?
This issue, rabble is once again here to cut through the daily doses of bullshit you receive from the mainstream media. We’ve got more articles than you can shake a stick at and as ever are chocker block with lovingly drawn comics and cartoons.
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We sit here scratching our heads in bewilderment that we managed to make ten of these ridiculous fucking things, when we never even knew if #rabble1 would get past our late-night, round-table, mashbag discussions… The #rabble10 Editorial Rant
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The Back Issues
Say hello to the ringmaster of reaction, the web summit is examined and the 1916 commemorations get a probing…
Meet the Irish Water protesters and IJoan, read about housing co-ops and enjoy our Penis O’Brien board game…
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