Irish Mexico Group Activities
The Irish Mexico group has organised a large number of public events
since it set up in the summer of 1995. The listing here is incomplete
and ends in 1996 but gives some idea of the sort of activity we do,
sine then we have also established a peace camp at
Diez de Abril
July 19th 1995 Inaugeration of Irish Mexico Group.
With the Zapatistas a talk by journalist Mick McCaughan at the
Irish Film Centre, Temple Bar, with Elizabeth Wilcox from the US
based Gloabl Exchange.
August 17th 1995 Video: Zapatista Women at
Culturlinn, West Belfast as part of the West Belfast Film festival
with a talk by director Lupita Miranda.
August 11th 1995 Video: Zapatista Women at the
Irish Film Centre, Temple Bar, with a talk by director Lupita
August 19th 1995 Video: Zapatista Consulta GPO,
Dublin, collection of several hundred consulta's.
Tuesday 12th September 1995 Day of Action
Picket of Mexican embassy to mark St
Showing of the video Uprising 1994 and debate between
Ciaran Cosgrove and journalist Mick McCaughan. This is the
press release for this event.
September 16th 1995 Conference on Military Impunity in
Crossmaglen attended by group members.
September 29th, 30th 1995 European Zapatista Solidarity
Meeting attended at Brescia, Italy.
November 1995 Be a Zapatista where-ever you are
talk by Shane and Stevin to Fingals Humand rights groups at St
November 1995Talk at Portaoise by Ramor hosted by
Midlands Development Group.
December 4th 1995Zapatista Peoples kitchen at
the squat, Arran Quay (now closed).
Social that evening to mark departure of delegation
December 6 Irish Mexico Group sends the first Irish human
rights delegation to Mexico comprised of lawyers, journalists and
December 21st 1995Press Conference at Buswells
hotel given by returning delegation.
Janurary 1996 Dail foreign affairs committee addressed
January 26 1996 Delegation meet with Bernie Malone, MEP
Late January 1996 Publication of 1500 of our
Mexico Information Pack's.
Feb 2 1996 Delegation meet with Joan Bruton TD
Feb 2 1996 Delegation present talks and slide show at
Irish Film Centre.
Feb 2 1996 Talk with video at One World Centre, Belfast
with delegation members and others.
February 1996Simon and Shange give talk at Mary
Immaculate School, Darndale
March 13 1996 Second part of delegation returns and
addresses Dail Foreign Affairs Committee
March 21st 1996 Zapatista Women video and talk given at
Irish Mexico Group organises takes part in four events as part of
Latin American week. March 23rd Seminar on Military
Impunity at IFC
March 23rd Street Theater at Central Bank featuring
children from Mary Immaculate school, Darndale
March 28rd Portlaoise, Delegation gives talk and slide
March 30rd The renewal of hope and struggle in
Mexico meeting in Buswells with Zapatista Delerium
gathering for humanity and against neo-liberalism in Dublin
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