A Fork In The Road – Ballyhea Weekly March Ends

This coming Sunday, March 6th 2016, marks the exact 5th anniversary of the first Ballyhea Says No protest march against the imposition of the odious bank-debt on the people of Ireland, March 6th 2011. Just as that was the first Sunday after the election of a new Dáil, this is the first Sunday after another […]

Draghi Questioned in European Parliament on Banking Inquiry Report

by Luke Ming Flanagan Today in the European Parliament Plenary session, and following on from the recent report of the Banking Inquiry, I got an opportunity to put a question directly to Mario Draghi, current President of the ECB. Given that the speaking time allotted was just one minute, the question by definition was short […]

The Banking Inquiry – Ballyhea Says kNOw

by Diarmuid O Flynn A couple of weeks ago Ballyhea Says No led a delegation that included two TDs (Joan Collins and Catherine Murphy) and an MEP (Marian Harkin) to meet new Central Bank Governor Phillip Lane. We outlined for Mr Lane why, after almost a full five years, the Ballyhea campaign still persists, marches every […]

Ballyhea Says No – Week 250 – Why we persevere

by Diarmuid O’Flynn Last Sunday we marked week 250 of the Ballyhea Says No campaign against the imposition of odious bank-debt on the Irish people. In the days before and after I was asked many times – how have ye kept going? How do ye persevere with a cause that gets so little publicity? My […]

Ballyhea Says No to Bank Bailout are soon to hit their 100th week of protest marches

Ballyhea Says No to Bank Bailout are soon to hit their 100th week of protest marches. Event details as follows: Saturday Jan 26th, Charleville Park Hotel, 8pm, open meeting with several speakers from across the spectrum, followed by informal session, music and questions, from 10pm til late; Sunday Jan 27th, PROTEST MARCH. Meet in Ballyhea […]

Bondholders and Gamblers welcome Property Tax

The International Bondholders and Financial Gamblers Confederation (IBFGC) has welcomed the decision by the government to impose a property tax on homeowners in the forthcoming budget, but has warned the government that they must be ready to “get tough” with non-payment levels which they expect to be “huge”. “The imposition of this tax is clearly […]

Protest marks €1billion handover

The Campaign Against Household and Water Taxes (CAHWT) staged a protest outside AIB headquarters today (Monday 1st October) to “highlight the fact that yet another €1billion of taxpayers’ money is today being handed over to unsecured AIB bondholders.” The protest involved a re-enactment of the scandal with Minister Phil Hogan,  issuing a householder with a court […]

Irish water is yet another source of income for the ECB to pay off the bondholders and banksters – Morris

The recent announcement of the creation of a new Irish Water company and the handing over of this vital resource which sustains all life to An Bord Gais without any due diligence is more about raising more revenue for our E C B controlled Government than actually preserving water. Those that are promising a bonanza […]

Last weeks Budget paved the way to destroy economies in Rural Ireland while raking in millions for Banksters and Bondholders

by Cllr Séamie Morris The budget last week was a savage attack on the people of rural Ireland which will further erode our local economies while slavishly keeping on the road to paying back the gambling debts of Foreign Banksters and Bondholders who had long since given up on getting their money back. Joan Burton’s […]