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siobhan

CampaignNews Update

Anti-Racism and Allyship

Uplift members are a broad community - we come from all walks of life and all sorts of places. Some of us have experienced the harsh effects of racism firsthand, others are powerful and thoughtful allies and some are taking the first steps in their anti-racism journey.  We know that…
siobhan
6th August 2020
CampaignNews Update

How do we stay safe online?

We’re spending more time online than ever before - it’s our parish hall, marketplace and a way for us to stay connected with the news, our friends and our families. But big technology companies like Facebook and Google are making their own rules about what they can do online. Our…
siobhan
6th August 2020
News Update

April Update

April has been huge for our community. We’ve achieved a lot together in tough times - so here’s a round up of some highlights, so you don’t miss anything.  Thousands of us contributed to creating the People’s Programme for Government - our community’s priorities for the next government. To make…
siobhan
12th May 2020
News Update

MyUplift Petitions

MyUplift is a campaigning and petition platform hosted by digital campaigning community Uplift. Uplift is not a neutral organisation - as a progressive community, we campaign together for a more fair, equal and just Ireland. You can read more about our values here: https://www.uplift.ie/about/#values Campaigns that are started on MyUplift…
siobhan
23rd April 2020
CoronavirusNews Update

Covid-19: Your rights and entitlements

Covid-19 has seen our lives transformed in a matter of weeks; from plans and events cancelled or postponed, living spaces turned into home offices, learning new technologies and not being able to see our nearest and dearest. It’s times like this that we are reminded we are all part of…
siobhan
20th March 2020
Glyphosate

Glyphosate in our Bodies – Press Conference

On March 19th Uplift will release the results of our glyphosate testing experiment and Darina Allen has agreed to speak at a press conference. Confirmed: Glyphosate is in our bodies. We’ve tested politicians, breastfeeding mothers, a doctor and top chef Darina Allen. And everyone has tested positive for cancer-linked glyphosate…
siobhan
3rd March 2020
News Update

Money Message Research

Uplift has commissioned research into the 'Money Message', used to block bills from becoming law. The Fine Gael-led Government has used a previously obscure parliamentary device known as a Money Message to prevent 51 Private Members' Bills from becoming law. These are Bills that were passed by a majority of…
siobhan
5th February 2020
Glyphosate

Ban Glyphosate in Ireland

note - this campaign has now ended, but you can see details about the finished ECI here: http://www.banglyphosate.eu/ Let's Ban Glyphosate in Ireland Poisonous and probably carcinogenic, Glyphosate, the key ingredient in Roundup is everywhere. The Irish government is still supporting its use – despite the fact that we have…
siobhan
31st January 2017