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People power in action #RepealTheSeal

The decision by this government to seal the records of over 60,000 people who had been institutionalised or forced into adoption by Mother and Baby homes was a shocking moment for so many of us. In the weeks previous, people had been emailing politicians and those who had faced abuse…
shae
6th November 2020
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Hope in the dark

“Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireann na daoine.”  Through the shelter of each other, people survive. - Old Irish Proverb It’s become a bit of a cliché to say that we’re living in unsettling and unprecedented times. We’re facing a second wave of the virus that has upended many of…
shae
22nd October 2020
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Uplift COVID-19: Member Survey Results

It’s so hard to make sense of COVID-19. When we sat down at the start of 2020 to plan what we thought our big priorities would be this year - defending ourselves and our communities against a pandemic certainly wasn’t at the top of anyone’s list.  That’s why in the…
emily
24th August 2020
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Here’s what we’ve been up to…

We’ve achieved a lot together over the past two months - thank you for all your hard work. Here’s a round up of some highlights, so you don’t miss anything! Evictions are back on the table.  But we didn’t go down without a fight. Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien’s phone rang off…
shae
18th August 2020
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250,000 reasons for hope

‘Your opponents would love you to believe that it’s hopeless, that you have no power, that there’s no reason to act, that you can’t win. Hope is a gift you don’t have to surrender, a power you don’t have to throw away. And though hope can be an act of…
emily
14th April 2020
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How does Uplift Campaign?

Uplift is Ireland’s largest and fastest growing digital first, member led, people powered campaigning organisation.  Our biggest achievements include blocking a conservative religious order from controlling our national maternity hospital, increasing the number of programme refugees taken in by Ireland from 600 to 4,000, preventing mass evictions by vulture funds…
emily
31st July 2019