Circus Gerbola, Demo Sat 29th Sept 2012.

Posted in Events, General news by ALib on the September 26th, 2012

Circus Gerbola Demo, Sat 29th September

Circus Gerbola is currently using animals for their show in Clontarf, Dublin on Dublin City Council land. They have a number of animals from a Camel, Shetland Ponies, Horse and a Dog.

ALiberation have held demonstrations outside of this circus since last Tuesday 18th Sept and will continue to do so till the day before they leave on the 29th Sept to ban the use of animals in circuses and to highlight that Dublin City Council land is used.

The main demonstration will be on Saturday the 29th Sept, for the two shows, from 1.30-2.30pm and 4.30pm-5.30pm. Please come along and show your support. Also, please forward our facebook event page widely.

The use of animals in circuses is a violation of their rights. Using animals in circuses is cruel.

When: Saturday 29th Sept,1.30-2.30pm and 4.30-5.30.

Where: Clontarf Rd/Alfie Byrne Rd junction, Dublin 3 (See map).

Contact: aliberationnow[at], 086 3203643

More info:

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Bold Native Screening, Dublin, 4th August 2012.

Posted in Events, General news by ALib on the August 1st, 2012

Bold Native Comes Back To Dublin!

The Movie Bold Native is coming back to Dublin on the 4th Aug for another screening by ALiberation. Also Animal Rights activists will hold a Q&A session along with delicious vegan food and an afterparty run by DJ Mister Kruk.

Where: Exchange Dublin, Exchange Street Upper, Templebar, Dublin 2. Map.
Time: 7pm.
When: 4th August, Saturday.
Price: €5.
Contact: Aliberation, .
Catering: Ruuts & Shuuts.

Bold Native is a fiction feature film. Charlie Cranehill, an animal liberator wanted by the United States government for domestic terrorism, emerges from the underground to coordinate a nationwide action as his estranged CEO father tries to find him before the FBI does.
The film simultaneously follows a young woman who works for an animal welfare organization fighting within the system to establish more humane treatment of farmed animals.

From abolitionists to welfarists,

Bold Native takes on the issue of modern animal use and exploitation from several angles within the context of a road movie adventure story.


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Vegan Christmas Bingo, Sunday 11th December 2011

Posted in Events by ALib on the December 7th, 2011

Bingo Vegan Christmas

Bingo, Vegan Food, Prizes, Board Games, Poker, Christmas decorations, great fireplace and of course absolutely great company. “Vegan Ireland” are hosting another great event. This time it’s “Christmas Bingo” and it will take place on Sunday December 11th at 6.30pm

When:Sunday, 11th December
Time: 6.30pm.
Price: 5euros.
Contact: Vegan Ireland, .
Where: Central Hotel, 1 Exchequer St, Dublin 2

The event will be hosted in the function room of the Central Hotel (first floor) and the night will kick off with an hour of Bingo and prizes for the winners before moving on to a delicious vegan snack and then winding down with board-games and poker (depending on your choice) or just relaxing and chatting with the bingo happy crowd.

It is Christmas so wear a Christmas themed vegan item. So Elf it up or chill with a Snowman!!!

Entrance fee will include a vegan snack and 1 Bingo Card per game. More bingo cards will be available for sale. Any money left over will go towards material for Vegan Ireland.
It is essential to RSVP either to this email address or through Facebook so we have an idea of

the numbers attending and can organize the catering accordingly. The event is open to everyone interested in veganism.
For any specific dietary requirements, please contact us and we will try our very best to accommodate you.
Start getting ready and spread the word for what will be the funniest and most coloured vegan Christmas event of the year!!!! Until then, 66….Clickety Click.

Bunch of useful links: | Vegan Ireland Facebook.

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Movie Event: Sharkwater, 10 December 2011

Posted in Events by ALib on the November 19th, 2011

Movie Event: “Sharkwater” with talk after by John Flynn

ALiberation together with Sea Shepherd Ireland invite you to the screening of a great movie “Sharkwater”! The screening will be followed by a talk with John Flynn who will be just back from Ghana with first hand knowledge of the shark fin trade in the country.

Movie Event: “Sharkwater”.
When: Saturday 10th December 2011.
Time: 7pm.
Price: Free
Contact: ALiberation, , 0863203643
Where: The Happy Pear, Church Road, Greystones, Co Wicklow.

“Sharkwater” takes you into the most shark rich waters of the world, exposing the exploitation and corruption surrounding the world’s shark populations in the marine reserves of Cocos Island, Costa Rica and the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador.

In an effort to protect sharks, Stewart teams up with renegade conservationist Paul Watson of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. Their unbelievable adventure together starts with a battle between the Sea Shepherd and shark poachers in Guatemala, resulting in pirate boat rammings, gunboat chases, mafia espionage, corrupt court systems and attempted murder charges,

forcing them to flee for their lives.

Through it all, Stewart discovers these magnificent creatures have gone from predator to prey, and how despite surviving the earth’s history of mass extinctions, they could easily be wiped out within a few years due to human greed.

Sea Shepherd and ALiberation will have a stand with information and some merchandise.

Bunch of useful links: | |

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Vegan Ireland movie Event, 15th Dec 2010.

Posted in Events, General news by ALib on the December 8th, 2010

Movie Event at Seomra Spraoi, 15th Dec.

As part of International Animal Rights Day, Vegan Ireland will screen “Making the Connection”.

Movie Event: “Making the Connection”.
When: Wednesday 15th December 2010.
Time: 8.30pm (Come earlier and grab a meal from the Vegan Café).
Where: Seomra Spraoi, 10 Belvedere Court, Dublin 1.
Contact: .

This will coincide with the delicious vegan meals from the Vegan Café served every Wednesday from 7.30pm.

“Making the Connection” is a 30 minutes film launched on World Vegan Day 2010 (1st November), and produced by Environment Films in association with the Vegan Society UK.

It invites you on a journey - together with a chef, a farmer, an MP, an athlete, a dietician, a

poet - to explore an exciting lifestyle which combines delicious, healthy food with tackling many of the global challenges facing us today.

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Vegan Ireland movie Event, 3rd Nov 2010.

Posted in Events by Glô! on the October 28th, 2010

Movie Event at Seomra Spraoi, 3rd Nov.

As part of World Vegan Day, Vegan Ireland will screen The Emotional World of Farm Animals. This will coincide with the great vegan meals from the Vegan Café. The Vegan Café serves delicious food every Wednesday in Seomra Spraoi from 7.30pm.

Movie Event: The Emotional World of Farm Animals.
When:Wednesday 3rd November 2010.
Time: 8.30pm (Come earlier and grab a meal from the Vegan Café).
Where: Seomra Spraoi, 10 Belvedere Court, Dublin 1.
Contact: 086 3203643.

The Emotional World of Farm Animals is a documentary for viewers of all ages (containing no graphic pictures) about the thinking and feeling side of animals who are all too often just viewed as food.

Jefferey Masson, author of When Elephants Weep and Dogs Never Lie About Love, leads viewers through the personal journey he underwent while writing his latest book, The Pig Who Sang to The Moon.
This journey into the sentient, emotional lives of animals on farms brings Masson to animal sanctuaries where caregivers

and the animals themselves tell their harrowing stories of rescue and escape.

Masson delves into the rich ancestry of these curious and intelligent animals and interviews top experts in animal behavior who offer scientific perspectives on these amazing creatures.

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Hare Coursing Protest, 3rd Feb 2010

Posted in Events by ALib on the January 29th, 2010

Hare Coursing Protest

The Association of Hunt Saboteurs (AHOS) and the Campaign for the Abolition of Cruel Sports (CACS) have organized a demonstration to highlight what Hare Coursing in Ireland is really about and to have it banned.

The event will take place at the Hare Coursing’s main event in Clonmel.
There is a bus organized, so if you are interested please see the contacts below.
If attending please highlight the violation of rights and the exploitation of both hares and greyhounds who are both victims of hare coursing.

Hares are kidnapped from their homes in the wild and are held captive in a pen with other non solitary hares for about a month before they are used for hare coursing. They are then “trained” and used as prey for 2 speeding greyhounds who hunt them down. They will be forced to endure stress, mauling, being tossed into the air, severe injuries and/or death among other things.

Greyhounds are used to hunt down the hapless hares. They

compete with each other to catch the hare. All this for the cheap trills of humans.

When the greyhounds become too old or slow, they become “disposable”. The greyhounds are subject to many of the same exploitations as the dogs in the greyhound racing industry.


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Vegan Week in Dublin, organised by AFAR

Posted in Events by ALib on the November 7th, 2009

Vegan Week,
Sat 31st Oct 09

The 4th annual World GO VEGAN Week took place this year from October 25 through 31.

To celebrate vegan week, AFAR held a vegan information table and handed out leaflets to members of the public on North Earl street, in Dublin city centre. AFAR were joined by members of ALiberation and other vegan activists.
The table attracted many people who were curious about veganism.

Veganism is the starting point for animal rights advocacy. A vegan lifestyle is free from animal use in food, dress, entertainment, health care and any other purpose.

Veganism doesn’t require a PHD in nutrition and philosophy. Veganism is easy, with a wide range of animal free products to chose from.

As well as taking no part in nonhuman animal exploitation and slavery, veganism also has the added benefits of being healthy

and environmentally friendly.

AFAR and ALiberation members regularly have info tables on veganism and Animal Rights in Dublin city centre during the week and week ends. If you want to help, please contact AFAR or ALiberation. An info table is also held every saturday from 3pm to 5.30 outside Barnardos Furriers, beside Molly Mallone statue, on the fur trade and veganism.

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Fianna Fail, Fur Farm Protest, 8th Sept 09

Posted in Events by ALib on the September 4th, 2009

Fianna Fail, the Mink Coat Government

AFAR & ALiberation | Upcoming Event

Protest Fianna Fail due to their support of fur factory farms. Organised by AFAR and ALiberation.

When: Tuesday, 8th Sept 2009

Time: 1pm – 2pm

Where: Fianna Fail Headquarters,
65-66 Lower Mount St, Dublin 2

Map: Google Map.


  • Ed of ALiberation: 086 3203643
  • Bernie of AFAR: 087 2651720
  • More info:
    Fianna Fail: The Mink Fur Farm!

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    Shac Ireland Event, 18th of August 2009

    Posted in Events by Glô! on the August 15th, 2009

    Demo 18th August 09

    Shac Ireland | Upcoming Event

    AstraZeneca have been paying HLS to carry out experiments for many years. We have been given inside information that AstraZeneca are a current HLS customer and they have also used them many times during, and since, 2005.

    AstraZeneca have also been exposed as recently as 2008 paying for monkey experiments inside HLS and we know they are a 2009 customer.

    Event organised by Shac Ireland.

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    Judge John Deed, Animal Rights July

    Posted in Events by ALib on the July 28th, 2009

    Judge John Deed

    The screening of “Everyone’s Child” from the popular television series “Judge John Deed” will mark the final Animal Rights July Movie events this Wednesday (29th July).
    Event organised and presented by Roger Yates.

    The series was created by the Vegan playwright G.F. Newman and the episode looks at an animal rights hunger striker and a vegan boy who refuses a heart transplant for ethical reasons.

    Dr. Roger Yates who organized and presented the Movies Events will again introduce and facilitate a question and answers forum at the end of the screening.

    For more info:
    On Human-Nonhuman Relations

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    Johnny Cash Tribute, review

    Posted in Events by ALib on the July 19th, 2009

    Good night, Johnny Cash

    The Johnny Cash Tribute night in the Button Factory last Thursday went very well. A good turnout helped the launch of the Irish Vegan Society.

    Different styles of music bands played different Johnny Cash songs. In the intervals Johnny himself was played on the big screen.

    The Irish Vegan Society sends their thanks to all those who attended and also those who participated in the auction of an oil painting of Johnny Cash, by artist Peter Reece (see picture). The proceeds of which will go to a worthwhile charity.

    And they also send on a special thanks to the organizer, who knows himself who is he, the artist and the bands who helped make the night a success.

    make the night a success. (The Folsom Five, The Bionic Rats, Bastard sons of Boris Karloff, Delphine and Them, Primitevo, The Pavement Kings, Ben Prevo)
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