Sunday, October 30, 2011

Michael D Higgins

Michael D Higgins, the poet, political lecturer, socialist, human rights activist, will be the 9th head of state, President of Ireland, he will take office on 11/11/11

Hear him recite one of his poems here

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Irish Economic Crisis Explained

Have we been asked to take on a debt that is not ours, the people of Ireland, has our government put Profits before people, click here to see one perspective.

Sunday, December 21, 2008

Now that the festive season is upon us. Here is a link to a cause that support women in Kenya. The Give a Girl a Chance programme is one that has a number of products to purchase.

Saturday, November 15, 2008

Miriam Makeba

Miriam Makeba, also known as Mama Africa and the Empress of African song was a singer, activist and world citizen. May we keep her memory alive in our work.

Saturday, November 8, 2008


The European Community Development and Intercultural Conference in Dublin 2008 presented a number of concerns in relation to funding for Community Development Activists.

The victory of Barack Obama in the presidental election was seen generally as a symbol of hope and was presented by one speaker as the begining of the end of neo-liberal politics.

In considering how the future of Community Development would take shape, a world cafe workshop supported the creation of and sharing of new ideas, I came away thinking of the notion of Active World Citizens and have been inspired by London citizens and about how important it is to become global in our thoughts and actions.

Let me know what inspires you and your ideas on community and global issues.