Ireland to provide over €12 million to rearm EU militaries

The Irish state will contribute €12 million to a European Union scheme to arm EU countries with missiles, artillery shells, and explosives This money will form part of a €1 billion initiative aimed at “incentivising the defence industry through a one-off grant to encourage faster production” of explosives. The stated rationale behind the move is … Read more

CYM Host Anti-Militarism School

On Sunday 5 May, the Connolly Youth Movement held an anti-militarism school in Dublin. This forms part of a wider initiative by the CYM to tackle growing militarisation in Ireland; threats of joining NATO, the stealthy growth of an Irish arms industry under the guise of “dual-use”, war-profiteering in the north, the complicity of Irish … Read more