Thread: There's been lots of interest in the toiletries for #DirectProvision drive that @BelltableLimk facilitated this weekend. This is a short thread of how it worked. If you can replicate in your town, city, county - please do. It is a small gesture to us, ppl living freely...
@BelltableLimk in Ireland and makes a huge difference to those living in #DirectProvision on E21 per week. So, our artist in residence @KatieOKelly1 made connections in the three Dp centres in Limerick city and county when researching her new play. We staged a work in progress reading with...
@BelltableLimk@KatieOKelly1 a panel discussion where @donnahsvuma spoke so eloquently, with such urgency and clarity, about her and her children's lives in #DirectProvision. We were all energised by the desire to help those who came to Ireland looking for a better life for themselves and their children...
So today my band @delorentos & me are off to @EPfestival. I’ll be tweeting through the day, from packing, to traveling to interviews & telly, all the way to the gig tonight in the Electric Arena, & beyond! #EP2018
(Let me get this out there first: We’ll be playing the Electric Arena stage at 7.15pm today. It will be the greatest show of all our lives. 😎 we’d love to see you there x)
This is Brian & Adrian- driver/tech & tour manager/ soundman. As well as being sounders, Brian is stunningly good Songwriter & Adrian is one of the best mix engineers in the country!
I suppose we can safely say that now #TheFrighteners have been so successfully and publicly put on a certain sector their combined angst will spew a diarrhoea of spin & warp whilst trying to use THAT VERY THING to generate $£Es Some with automated AdTech software already bought.
2/ Some bought by gormless companies, by mistake, some in full knowledge or partial knowledge of what it could do. It will be interesting as time goes on to see who apparently DIDN'T CARE about the likely instigation of its more negative 'dark' capabilities looking to 'side-step'
3/ or even 'wrong-foot' Irish & EU regulation standards, & possibly law. This too is a kind of #climatechange & #ClimateAction in itself, a would be mammoth untouchable iceberg of 'dominion' & 'control' being melted out into an ocean of citizens' scrutiny & advancement for change
2/And of who and what exactly has been resigning from what company and which board as US sanctions hit, in order to have company still operate in #Ireland as is large ish job provider... #Limerick#Munster
3/ Oleg Deripaksa - Rusal - Auginish Alumina connects to that Mungret cement factory and the infill that they were *promoting to bring in from the aged, unregulated red mud sludge sites at Auginish to burn as 'alternative fuel' - they can't even get it right with basic fossil
4/ fuels, they're not going to with that and many other kinds of **waste they're trying to pawn off on us. Now where did we just here about someone tied up in an international scandal about **waste and potential moneylaundering, and the DUP and what else??
3/ Given extent, range, & specificity of research that has gone into making appeal so far it raises certain questions about how the local council justifies itself as operating for the greater good of all of its locality-while pumping publicity for... friendsoftheirishenvironment.org/press-releases… …
#next, I need your #help, and I mean all of you #please, regardless of party-politics, ideological differences, geo-location, can I have your <3 engaged to help a family, friends, a local community & a student community in their #search for a #MissingPerson#missing since Nov.2nd
3/"His worried relatives believe he may have made his way to another major Irish city, even as far as #Belfast. The vulnerable young man is without his medication." " He could be in #Galway. We’re grasping at straws."