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Dublin: 16 °C Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Protest

# protest - Sunday 24 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘We’re here to deal with the rotten apples’: Thousands rally over chokehold death in New York Policing

‘We’re here to deal with the rotten apples’: Thousands rally over chokehold death in New York

An unarmed black man died after being put into a chokehold by a police officer.

# protest - Saturday 23 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Pro-choice and pro-life groups march in Dublin Eighth Amendment

Pro-choice and pro-life groups march in Dublin

Both were marching in reaction to last week’s news that a rape victim was denied an abortion.

# protest - Friday 22 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 300 attend anti-abortion rally outside Leinster House Taking To The Streets

300 attend anti-abortion rally outside Leinster House

One speaker was strongly critical of Labour TDs for “pushing for more abortion”.

From TheJournal.ie Pro-life group to hold vigil after denied abortion Abortion

Pro-life group to hold vigil after denied abortion

The Pro Life Campaign described the response by pro-choice groups as “undignified clamour”.

From TheJournal.ie Demonstration to close ‘inhumane’ direct provision centre in Limerick taking place today Mount Trenchard

Demonstration to close ‘inhumane’ direct provision centre in Limerick taking place today

Four men went on hunger strike this week due to the conditions.

# protest - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Protests to take place internationally over abortion controversy Ireland And Women

Protests to take place internationally over abortion controversy

Hundreds are expected to turnout at today’s rally.

From TheJournal.ie Nurses to protest at Drogheda Hospital today Overcrowding

Nurses to protest at Drogheda Hospital today

Nurses say overcrowding levels are dangerous.

# protest - Monday 18 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Two wounded by gunfire as violence ramps up in Ferguson protests Riots

Two wounded by gunfire as violence ramps up in Ferguson protests

Riot police fired tear gas into the crowd and seven people have been arrested overnight.

# protest - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish teen due to stand trial in Egypt ‘losing hope’ Justice

Irish teen due to stand trial in Egypt ‘losing hope’

Ibrahim Halawa was detained last year after attending a protest against the ousting of Mohamed Morsi.

From TheJournal.ie Greyhound trucks ‘blocked’ by protesters as court date looms Dispute

Greyhound trucks ‘blocked’ by protesters as court date looms

The move comes ahead of the company returning to court on Thursday over an injunction.

# protest - Saturday 9 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Up to 7,000 march as Dublin comes out in force to support Gaza People Power

Up to 7,000 march as Dublin comes out in force to support Gaza

About 20,000 people also marched in London today.

# protest - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Amnesty hold Dublin protest over US arms transfer to Israel Amnesty International

Amnesty hold Dublin protest over US arms transfer to Israel

Amnesty International is calling on the UN to immediately impose a comprehensive arms embargo on Israel, Hamas and Palestinian armed groups.

# protest - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Phil Hogans’ hold protest against controversial Kilkenny bridge Troubled Waters

‘Phil Hogans’ hold protest against controversial Kilkenny bridge

Protesters are keeping up a 24-hour presence at the construction site of a bridge over the River Nore.

# protest - Thursday 31 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Work on Kilkenny bridge resumes – while protesters are nearby on river River Nore

Work on Kilkenny bridge resumes – while protesters are nearby on river

Protesters are pictured in canoes near where construction appears to have resumed.

From TheJournal.ie Medical workers in scrubs to protest at ‘die-in’ Gaza protest in Dublin Demonstration

Medical workers in scrubs to protest at ‘die-in’ Gaza protest in Dublin

The medical workers want the Irish Government to condemn attacks on medical workers, hospitals and ambulances in Gaza.

# protest - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Man to spend second day on raft protesting against Kilkenny bridge River Nore

Man to spend second day on raft protesting against Kilkenny bridge

The protester has put the raft in the path of works to build a bridge over the River Nore.

# protest - Monday 28 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Protester builds ‘raft’ to stop building of controversial Kilkenny bridge On The Nore

Protester builds ‘raft’ to stop building of controversial Kilkenny bridge

The council was told that it has no power to halt the building of the disputed bridge.

# protest - Sunday 27 July, 2014

From The Score 2018 World Cup should not be held in Russia – UK Deputy PM Nick Clegg Protest

2018 World Cup should not be held in Russia – UK Deputy PM Nick Clegg

In the aftermath of the the airplane crash in Ukraine, the politician claims the host nation should be changed.

# protest - Saturday 26 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about Mountjoy prison, Gaza protests, and Cork beaches…

From TheJournal.ie Thousands turn up at demonstrations around Ireland for Gaza Solidarity

Thousands turn up at demonstrations around Ireland for Gaza

Some protesters held signs critical of Charlie Flanagan’s actions.

From TheJournal.ie Irish protests to be stepped up today as Gaza conflict escalates Marches

Irish protests to be stepped up today as Gaza conflict escalates

More than 800 Palestinians and 36 Israelis have died since the start of the conflict, over two weeks ago.

# protest - Thursday 24 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Protesters in canoe stop construction of Kilkenny bridge Bridge Over Troubled Water

Protesters in canoe stop construction of Kilkenny bridge

An emergency council meeting on the controversial bridge is to be held this Saturday.

# protest - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds attend ‘die-in’ Gaza protest in Dublin Conflict This post contains images

Hundreds attend ‘die-in’ Gaza protest in Dublin

Gardaí said that there were no incidents or arrests at the demonstration this evening.

# protest - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Just released and Mick Wallace is tweeting pictures of US military craft at Shannon Shannonwatch

Just released and Mick Wallace is tweeting pictures of US military craft at Shannon

The Wexford TD is continuing his campaign to stop Shannon from being used as a US military airbase.

From TheJournal.ie Mick Wallace and Clare Daly released after being arrested at Shannon Airport Protest

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly released after being arrested at Shannon Airport

The pair were attempting to inspect two US military aircraft.

# protest - Monday 21 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Council to hold debate on controversial Kilkenny bridge Over Troubled Water

Council to hold debate on controversial Kilkenny bridge

Locals have been protesting against the plans for the scheme, claiming it will bring more traffic into the city.

# protest - Saturday 19 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Thousands attend ‘die-in’ protest in Dublin over bombardment of Gaza Protest

Photos: Thousands attend ‘die-in’ protest in Dublin over bombardment of Gaza

“What’s happening in Gaza is appalling,” said one of the organisers.

# protest - Friday 18 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ballymun council building occupied over rent allowance ban Housing Protest

Ballymun council building occupied over rent allowance ban

“It is discrimination against the people of Ballymun,” one of the protesters told TheJournal.ie.

From TheJournal.ie Unions protest over claims of ‘continued abuse of builders’ by Dept of Education Construction

Unions protest over claims of ‘continued abuse of builders’ by Dept of Education

The union claims that workers are being ‘forced’ to work as self-employed, “despite the fact that they are clearly employees.”

From TheJournal.ie Margaretta D’Arcy to be released from Limerick Prison Peace

Margaretta D’Arcy to be released from Limerick Prison

The 80-year-old anti-war activist had refused to sign a bond saying she would act lawfully and stay out of unauthorised zones in Shannon Airport.

# protest - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie United Left TD Joan Collins protests ‘scabs’ working Greyhound trucks Strike

United Left TD Joan Collins protests ‘scabs’ working Greyhound trucks

The company says they’re calling the gardaí.

# protest - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Greyhound “not interested in disputes”, SIPTU says workers “effectively on breadline”

The lockout has been ongoing for a number of weeks and both sides say they are willing to enter dialogue.

# protest - Sunday 6 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Publicans and residents call for five concerts to go ahead – but Labour say they have a solution Compromise

Publicans and residents call for five concerts to go ahead – but Labour say they have a solution

The political party has suggested that three concerts should go ahead this year and the final two next year.

# protest - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Psychiatric patient assaults staff, but has to be kept in unsuitable ward Protest

Psychiatric patient assaults staff, but has to be kept in unsuitable ward

This is one of the issues that psychiatric nurses are concerned about – nurses in Galway are to protest on Thursday.

From The Score Cork soccer club fined for protest during game against racism Taking A Stand

Cork soccer club fined for protest during game against racism

Carrigaline United were hit with a €200 fine after refusing to finish a recent Cork schoolboys league game.

# protest - Monday 30 June, 2014

From The Score ‘A lot of mistakes is questionable’ – Nigeria coach hits out at ref’s display after France loss Protest

‘A lot of mistakes is questionable’ – Nigeria coach hits out at ref’s display after France loss

Stephen Keshi was aggrieved that Emmanuel Emenike had a first-half goal ruled out for offside among other issues.

# protest - Saturday 28 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Beaten, robbed and left to die: One march that paved the way for the Dublin Pride parade Be Proud

Beaten, robbed and left to die: One march that paved the way for the Dublin Pride parade

The parade is expected to attract huge crowds today but where did it all begin?

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: Protesting outside politicians’ homes cheapens your argument Protests

Aaron McKenna: Protesting outside politicians’ homes cheapens your argument

Politicians do not deserve to be deliberately intimidated, which is essentially what protesting at a person’s house is designed to do.

# protest - Thursday 26 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Protesters have been camped outside a Labour TD’s house for the last five days Private Home

Protesters have been camped outside a Labour TD’s house for the last five days

“I think every citizen regardless of who they are is entitled to the privacy of their own home,” Dublin North East’s Sean Kenny said.

# protest - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 80-year-old activist Margaretta D’Arcy given two week sentence in court for Shannon protest Protest

80-year-old activist Margaretta D’Arcy given two week sentence in court for Shannon protest

D’Arcy was ordered to sign a bond promising not to trespass at Shannon Airport – but she may not sign it.

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