We are rabble
rabble is a non-profit, newspaper from the city’s underground. It’s collectively and independently run by volunteers. rabble aims to create a space for the passionate telling of truth, muck-raking journalism and well aimed pot-shots at illegitimate authority.
“Th’ whole worl’s in a terrible state o’ chassis.”
Captain Boyle’s words resonate today as much as they did in 1924 on the Abbey stage.
Bodies of refugees washing up on Europe’s southern shores. Fighter jets in deadly dogfights over southern skies. Ireland’s soldiers are gearing up for deployment in Mali, or is it Lebanon? Shannon Airport has more tonnes of ammo passing through it than calories in an Indian takeaway.
Our Fave Bits From Print
Divide and Conquer.November 6, 2015The Great Wall is a studied meditation on the nature of borders in the 21st Century. On one side we have the towering urban powerhouses of capital and on the other the wretched of the earth. Throw in a chilling soundtrack, stunning cinematics, a riff on Franz Kafka and you’ve a work that puts a dose of dystopian shits right up ... Read More
#FallonsFables: Iveagh An Idea!June 23, 2015As rents continue to soar and more and more people become locked out of the housing market, Donal Fallon takes us back to the lofty co-operative housing schemes built for workers by the corporations of Dublin and weighs up their experience against similar ventures abroad. In his wonderful oral history of the Dublin tenements, it was pointed out by one wise ... Read More
A space for us to spew out a variety of content on an irregular basis. Expect everything not fit for print, random musings, rabble rousing ranting, tidbits of culture and a whole lot more…
Fresh Up On The Blog
A Gem Of Gig.November 25, 2015 Little Gem records are celebrating their first year in the game with a hooley on December 17th. Cop the full details here. Similar Schtuff No related posts.
Welcome To The Jungle.November 25, 2015Here’s a wonderfully drawn cartoon reporting from the Calais migrant camps. Kate Evans is a UK based comic strip producer with a keen editorial eye. Her latest strip follows the cartoonist as she visits the camp at Calais to carry out basic solidarity work. For a more humorous flavor, check out her take on David Cameron’s baser passions and the ... Read More
16 Shots.November 25, 2015Chicago cops just released the footage of a 17 year old youth being gunned down in cold blood. Protests are breaking out in response to the video in Chicago with #16shots been the hashtag for coverage of the events. Democracy Now has the full story.
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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
A 100% Volunteer Led Effort.
Fueled by a cracking time of volunteers, some kick ass fundraising opportunities and a whole lot of…
The Back Issues
Meet the Irish Water protesters and IJoan, read about housing co-ops and enjoy our Penis O’Brien board game…
Tonnes of stuff on fracking, the arseholes messing up trad music, Cabra’s lucid Lewis Kenny and a whole pile more…
Anti-Social Meeja Machines
Sometimes we can’t do much more for rabble than fart out bits and bobs on Facepuke and Twitter. It’s not like we’re full timers. There you’ll find us running a steady ticker of breaking news, interesting reads, random tunes and whatever else keeps us entertained as we slave for the wage…
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