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#rabbleRaker: Ireland’s Greatest Cover-Up?

In Blog, History, Politics by Fedayn31 Comments

  What happened on the night of 8th July 1985 and is it still being covered up? At a meeting of the Oireachtas Justice Committee, convened to hear the views of Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan on all aspects of crime, TD Finian McGrath tried to raise the case of Fr.Niall Molloy. He was ruled out of order by chair David Stanton (FG TD Cork East). The committee went into closed … Read More

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Rebel Without A Call.

In #rabble4, History, Print Edition by Paul ReynoldsLeave a Comment

In Look Up Paul Reynolds Encourages you rabble to briefly break from your daily grind and consider the ghosts that haunt the buildings that surround us. This issue we look at one of the most photographed buildings in Ireland. Any visitor, be they Dub, culchie or a bleedin’ foreigner, will recognize that place in Temple Bar which always has buskers beside it. The townies amongst you might know the can … Read More

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Renaming Dubh Linn

In #rabble4, History, Print Edition by rabbleLeave a Comment

rabble examines some of the most impressive name changes in Dublin. Rather like Windscale to Sellafield, there is a notion about that instead of fixing a problem we can repackage it. Morkeshing darling, it’s all in the presentation…   TAKE ME UP TO MONTO The ‘Monto’ was the notorious red light district spreading from Montgomery Street through to Gardiner Street, Talbot Street and Amiens Street. During the 19th century it … Read More

We Will Overcome…

In Blog, History, Politics by Rosaleen McDonaghLeave a Comment

The term “personal assistant” in the context of Disabled people’s lives is part of the 50-year old worldwide disability movement. Rosaleen McDonagh brings you rabblers up to date about how the cuts to PA’s were defeated.

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#Festivals: Welcome to the Stress Fest

In #rabble4, Culture, History, Interviews, Print Edition by Rob Flynn1 Comment

With niche festivals dropping like proverbial flies and authorities becoming less and less accepting of fringe events, rabble takes a behind the scenes look at some of Ireland’s more groundbreaking underground events and sees how they are surviving, or otherwise. Rob Flynn met the stress-junkies who put their wealth, health and sanity on the line to run these events.