The 2003 Direct Action's against the war in Ireland

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From the summer of 2002 to the spring of 2003 there were numerous direct actions against war at Shannon airport in the west of Ireland. The airport is well located as a refueling stop for US troops being transported from the NE coast of America to the warzones in Afghanistan and Iraq.

This booklet brings together two articles published in Red & Black Revolution no7 (2004) that gave a history and analysis of the actions and the debate and conflict they caused within the anti-war movement in Ireland

In that period the airfield itself was occupied after a section of perimeter fence was torn down, the roofs of the airport building were occupied and on three separate occasions individuals or groups entered the airfield at night and damaged warplanes they found parked on the tarmac. This booklet brings together two articles published in Red & Black Revolution no7 (2004) that gave a history and analysis of the actions and the debate and conflict they caused within the anti-war movement in Ireland. Download the PDF US Letter Duplex Layout - http://www.struggle.ws/ustour/ShannonUSlet.pdf

  


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