NewsNews Update
24th August 2020

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…
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CampaignNews Update
8th August 2020

“Trading Away Our Rights & Environment” the potential impact of the EU Mercosur Trade Deal 

The EU is about to finalise a trade deal with several Southern American countries called the EU Mercosur Trade Deal. There’s a lot to be worried about from this dodgy trade deal. Farmers’ livelihoods decimated as big business push for more cheap beef to be fast-tracked into Europe; large scale…
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CampaignNews Update
6th August 2020

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…
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CampaignNews Update
6th August 2020

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…
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CampaignNews Update
12th June 2020

Supertrawlers – Don’t let them off the hook

Super trawlers, with nets larger than huge sports stadiums, are hoovering up fish stocks and killing dolphins and whales off the west coast of Ireland.  Some of them can process over 250 tonnes of fish a day and if stood on their end, would be almost twice the height of…
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News Update
25th May 2020

Full Time Campaigner Role with Uplift

  PLEASE NOTE The recruitment window for this position is now closed and we are no longer accepting applications. ____________________________________________________________________________   With over 260,000 members Uplift is now Ireland’s largest people-powered progressive campaigning organisation. Our power comes from our ability to grow, engage and mobilise members to take action together…
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CoronavirusNews Update
18th May 2020

Working Remotely: Update from the Uplift team

Two months in and many of us have realised what we love about working from home and what we miss about the office. For many, the opportunity of remote work as a result of Covid-19 was the welcome change we've always wanted. The reality is not always what we dreamed…
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News Update
12th May 2020

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…
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News Update
23rd April 2020

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…
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News Update
21st April 2020

COVID-19 & 5G conspiracy theories

If you suspect something you’re reading on the internet, social media or on a messaging app such as WhatsApp is digital disinformation (fake news) ie. not true, you can check it at https://www.thejournal.ie/factcheck/news/ or https://fullfact.org/ Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, unfounded conspiracy theories linking the virus to 5G…
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