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Dublin: 18 °C Tuesday 30 September, 2014

#Protest

# protest - Friday 26 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘The frustration has been building up over years’ Direct Provision Protest This post contains videos

‘The frustration has been building up over years’

Residents behind the protest at a Direct Provision Centre in Cork have spoken out.

# protest - Thursday 25 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Anti-water charges protest takes place outside garda station Dublin

Anti-water charges protest takes place outside garda station

There were no arrests during the incident.

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From TheJournal.ie Direct provision protest in Cork ends after ten days Residents

Direct provision protest in Cork ends after ten days

An agreement between residents and management on living conditions has been made.

# protest - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Doctors warn general practice in Ireland is ‘on the brink of collapse’ Still Ill

Doctors warn general practice in Ireland is ‘on the brink of collapse’

GPs said that the lack of funding and resources available to them have made Ireland “the laughing stock of Europe”.

# protest - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “Overcrowded and understaffed”: Nurses hold protest at Galway hospital Nurses

“Overcrowded and understaffed”: Nurses hold protest at Galway hospital

There were 13 patients on trolleys at University Hospital Galway yesterday.

# protest - Monday 15 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here’s the best Irish Water protest so far Dobby

Here’s the best Irish Water protest so far

“Did Dobby die for this?”

# protest - Saturday 13 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Trial of human rights activist ‘based on scant and dubious evidence’ Egypt

Trial of human rights activist ‘based on scant and dubious evidence’

Another female activist arrested after a protest in June is currently on hunger strike.

# protest - Thursday 4 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Greyhound “trying to frighten workers” by starting and then dropping court action – TD No End In Sight

# protest - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish farmers show their beef with factories and retailers in McDonald’s protest Not Lovin' It

Irish farmers show their beef with factories and retailers in McDonald’s protest

Members of the Irish Farmer’s Association gathered outside the McDonald’s in Kilkenny to protest cuts to their income.

# protest - Monday 1 September, 2014

Greyhound accepts LRC invite, says ball is now in workers’ court

The invitation comes after the two sides met last week but workers have not yet committed to entering formal talks.

# protest - Friday 29 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City councillor arrested at Greyhound protest Strike

Dublin City councillor arrested at Greyhound protest

Michael O’Brien was released with a caution and said he will continue to protest in support of workers on strike.

# 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.”

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