National Public Service Alliance General Meeting

Next General Meeting of "National Public Service Alliance", Date:Thursday Feb 26. Time: 8.15PM. Venue: Teachers Club, Parnell Sq, Dublin 1 www.scrapthelevy.wordpress.com

RTE Coverage unbalanced in favour of Yes side, says new report

RTE Report

RTE Falling at The Feet of Power

RTÉ’s Coverage of the Lisbon Treaty Campaign

 

The primary finding of this research is that on RTÉ’s leading news programmes from January 1st 2008 to June 14th 2008, 63% of the contributors to news items which focused on the Lisbon Treaty were supporting a Yes vote.

Three television programmes (Six One News, Nine News and Questions & Answers) and three radio programmes (Morning Ireland, News At One and Drivetime News) were analysed over this timeframe via RTÉ’s website. The following is a summary of the report’s main findings:

An invitation to discuss an alternative economic agenda

The People Before Profit Alliance is gravely concerned by the manner in which the debate on the collapse of the Celtic Tiger has been...

National Demonstration set for Feb 21st

ICTU has contacted all affiliated unions advising them of the Executive Council decision to call a National Demonstration for February 21, in Dublin.

NATIONAL PUBLIC MEETING OF TRADE UNIONISTS IN PUBLIC SECTOR

SATURDAY, FEB 14, Davenport Hotel, Merrion Square, Dublin
11.30am-2.30pm
 
RESIST THE PENSION LEVY !
ICTU must call a One Day National Stoppage to begin a real campaign! 
 
Chair: Paddy Healy, Former President, TUI
 
Speakers (personal capacity) include:

People Before Profit Condemns Cowen’s Unjust Package

Those Who Created The Economic Mess Get Off Scott Free
Unions Must Launch Vigorous Campaign Against the Government.