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Wed, 5th June 2024, 06:00 Workplaces Around Ireland

Take Action for Palestine on Wed 5 June Naksa Day

The Palestinian trade union movement has called on workers across the world for support to end the genocide in Gaza. In their May Day statement, they called on the international workers movement to block the supply of arms to Israel, build BDS campaigns, make trade unions everywhere Apartheid Free Zones, and to pressurise governments to cease all forms of cooperation with apartheid Israel.

Join the Workplace Day of Action on Naksa Day, 5 June 2024


We are encouraging all workers, in small and large workplaces, across all sectors, to take action, whether it is deepening and building on existing work or taking initial steps. Below are some suggestions for actions – consider what you can best do in your workplace. Get support from your union. ICTU, most Irish trade unions and trades councils all have strong policies in support of Palestine. If you are in a workplace which is not unionised, you can still take action.

If you are planning an action, please do let us know by emailing us at tradeunions@ipsc.ie thanks

  • Organise a meeting to talk about Palestine. Contact IPSC at tradeunions@ipsc.ie for leaflets and if you would like a speaker or support
  • Organise a solidarity demonstration. Consider a demonstration linking up with other workplaces in your area
  • Campaign to make your workplace apartheid-free and genocide-free. BDS is a powerful and effective act of solidarity, especially at workplace and sector level. Do an audit in your workplace. If you work in the public sector, submit a Freedom of Information (FOI) request. Ask your union to negotiate with your employer to boycott all complicit companies.
  • As an individual worker you have the right not to be complicit in genocide. You can lodge a claim, individually or as a group or through your union, to amend your employment contract to insert a clause recognising the right not to handle good from countries under investigation for genocide.
  • Demand that the Irish government enact the Occupied Territories Bill and the Illegal Israeli Settlements Divestment Bill. Make your voice heard on this issue through your union and on the streets.
  • Take action to end the use of Shannon Airport by the US military and the bilateral arms and ‘dual use’ trade with Israel.
  • Make your union an Apartheid Free Zone.

Join the Workplace Day of Action on 5 June. Whether your workplace is small or large take solidarity action. And if you are, please let us know by emailing us at tradeunions@ipsc.ie thanks

Actions & Events for Palestine Around Ireland


As Apartheid Israel continues it genocidal war on the people of Gaza, now using starvation as a weapon, all with the blessing of Western powers, we ask you to join us at an emergency solidarity rally in support of the Palestinian people. Note, not all these actions are organised by the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign.

Friday 31st May
Kinsale – 6.30pm, Solidarity Sounds, Hamlets
Dublin – 1.30pm-3pm, ‘Boycott AXA’, AXA HQ, Wolfe Tone Square
Sallins – 7.30am, M7 Motorway Bridge
Kildare – 7.30am, Aldi Bridge
Kilcullen – 7.30am, M7 Bridge
Newbridge – 7.30am, Ballymany Bridge
Dingle – 6pm, The Old Boatyard
Bantry – 1.30pm, March, The Square
Bantry – 5.30pm, The Square
Cobh – 3.30pm, Belvelly Bridge
Mahon – 3pm, Mahon Bridge
Ballincollig – 4.30pm, Ballincollig Bypass
Wexford – 12.30pm – 2pm, Info Stall, The Bullring
Clonakilty – 11am, Flowers For Palestine, FF Offices
Kinsale – 7pm, Town Park
Fermoy – 4.30pm, Kent Bridge
Shankill – 4pm-6pm, Lordello Road Foot Bridge
Kill – 5.30pm, Kill Footbridge
Broadford – 5.30pm, M4 Bridge
Athlone – 8pm, New Pedestrian Bridge
Lucan – 4.30pm-6.30pm, Newcastle Road Bridge, N4 Exit 4
Sligo – 5:30pm, Hyde Bridge
Mallow – 4pm-5pm, Train Station Footbridge
Gaoth Dobhair – 6pm, Bridgil, Crolly Bridge
Letterkenny – 5pm, Bridgil, Port Bridge
Dublin – 5.30pm, Bridgil, Fairview Bridge
Dublin – 4.30pm-6pm, Bridgil, Frank Flood Bridge, Drumcondra
Dublin – 5pm-6pm, Bridgil, Bus Terminus below the Luas Bridge, Dundrum
Ennistymon – 4.30pm, Bridgil, Ennistymon Bridge
Gort – 6pm, Bridgil, M18 Bridge, near Supervalu
Donegal – 4.30pm, Bridgil, Eske Bridge
Buncrana – 4.30pm, Bridgil, Cockhill Bridge
Falcarragh Bray – 7 pm, Vigil, Eithne Coyle Monument
Mullingar – 4pm-9pm, Bridgil, N4 Bridge Junction 15, Mullingar Park Hotel
Mullingar – 4pm-9pm, Bridgil, N4 Bridge Junction 17, Castlepollard Road
Galway – 5.30pm, Bridgil, Wolfe Tone Bridge
Cavan – 6pm-7pm, Bridgil, Railway Road Bridge, Beside the Bus Station
Navan – 5.30pm, Bridgil, Kilcarn Bridge
Navan – 5.30pm, Bridgil, Pedestrian Bridge, near Old Bridge Inn , Willows
Newry – 6pm, Bridgil, Train Station Bridge
Longford Town – 5.30pm-7.30pm Bridgil, Bridge beside Longford Train Station

Saturday 1st June
Dublin, City Centre – 12.30pm-4.30pm, BDS information stall and leafletting, GPO, O’Connell St
Dublin, Santry – 9am-11am, BDS information stall and leafletting, Omni Shopping Centre
Dublin – 1pm-3pm, Public Meeting: ‘150: Kathleen Lynn & Cathal Brugha with Gerard Shannon and Mary MacAulife’ (in aid of UNRWA), The Pearse Centre, 27 Pearse Street (Book tickets here)
Cork – 1pm, Grand Parade
Ennis – 11am, O’Connell Square
Skibbereen – 12.30pm, Aldi Carpark
Clonakilty – 5pm, Astna Square
Youghal – 5pm, Green Park
Carrick-on-Shannon – 3pm, The Bridge
Baltimore – 1pm, Beacon of Solidarity March, Sailing Club
Tralee – 1pm, The Mall
Drogheda – 12pm, West Street
Glenflesk – 2pm, Palestine Family Solidarity Festival, Spillane’s Bar
Killorglin – 2.30pm, Kids’ Kite Making Workshop @ K-Fest
Dublin – 2pm, Protest destruction of Palestinian Healthcare. US Embassy, Ballsbridge

Sunday 2nd June
Monkstown – 6pm, The Triangle
Midleton – 5pm, The Courthouse
Carrigaline – 3.30pm, Main Street
Bandon – 5pm, Main Street
Gort – 6pm, The Square
Lismore – 3pm, Lismore Castle Avenue
Killarney – 12pm, The Courthouse
Inchydoney – Low Tide, Moving Grains of Sand for Peace
Longford – 1pm, Market Square
Celbridge – 11am-1pm, Emergency Defend Rafah Vigil, Castletown gates, Main St side, (Please bring a flower if you wish)

Monday 3rd June
Online – Solidarity Sessions #2: A History of Palestine (Register here)

Tuesday 4th June
Dingle – 6pm, Macramé Workshop, The Green Room

Wednesday 5th June
Everywhere – Stand with Palestine: Workplace Day of Action
Tallaght – 4.30pm, ‘The Gaza Monologues Revisited’, Rua Red Performance Space

Friday 7th June
Dublin – 1.30pm-3pm, ‘Boycott AXA’, AXA HQ, Wolfe Tone Square

Saturday 8th June
Belfast – 1pm, Naksa Day protest, City Hall

Thursday 13th June
Dublin – 7pm, Table Quiz in Aid of IPSC, The Other Hand, 536-538 S Circular Rd, Dublin 8

Saturday 15th June
Dublin – Smithfield for Gaza – A Night of Music, Poetry and Comedy, The Cobblestone, Smithfield

Tuesday 25th June
Killarney – 7.30pm, Film Screening: ‘Where the Olive Trees Weep’, The Great Southern

Thursday 27th June
Dublin – 11.30am-2pm, ‘No Tech for Apartheid’ Protest, Google HQ, Barrow St

Saturday 13th July
Dublin – 1pm, NATIONAL DEMONSTRATION FOR PALESTINE, Assemble at Garden of Remembrance (More Details To Follow)

Related Link: https://www.ipsc.ie/event/stand-with-palestine-workplace-day-of-action-on-naksa-day


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