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Dublin: 11 °C Saturday 25 April, 2015

#Protest

# protest - Thursday 23 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Benetton on Dublin’s Stephen’s Green is being occupied this evening… Stephen's Green

Benetton on Dublin’s Stephen’s Green is being occupied this evening…

By people protesting the clothing giant’s failure to pay reparations for the 2013 Rana Plaza building disaster in Bangladesh.

# protest - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Joan Collins (the actress) tweets to say she’s not Joan Collins (the arrested TD) The Very Idea

# protest - Sunday 19 April, 2015

From The42 Newcastle fans boycott Tottenham game as Kane inflicts more woe on Magpies Protest

Newcastle fans boycott Tottenham game as Kane inflicts more woe on Magpies

The Spurs striker scored his 30th goal of the campaign as John Carver’s side suffered their sixth straight defeat.

# protest - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Woman left bloodied after gardaí attempt to move anti-water charge protesters Fingal

Woman left bloodied after gardaí attempt to move anti-water charge protesters

The woman was sitting in a doorway at Fingal County Council last night.

# protest - Saturday 11 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Peaceful protest to take place at Dublin Airport Dispute

Peaceful protest to take place at Dublin Airport

Former Aer Lingus and DAA staff are to take part.

# protest - Saturday 4 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Taxi drivers drink pesticides in protest over licensing Beijing

Taxi drivers drink pesticides in protest over licensing

The incident took place in the Chinese capital’s landmark Wangfujing shopping street.

# protest - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton thinks RTÉ got a bit too excited about the water protests (but RTÉ doesn’t agree) Impartiality

Joan Burton thinks RTÉ got a bit too excited about the water protests (but RTÉ doesn’t agree)

The Tánaiste has joined those in government criticising the broadcaster’s coverage of water charges.

# protest - Sunday 29 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Trial postponed for fifth time as Ibrahim pleads ‘They’re killing me here, they’re torturing me’ Mass Trial

Trial postponed for fifth time as Ibrahim pleads ‘They’re killing me here, they’re torturing me’

The 19-year-old from Tallaght has been held in Egypt since August 2013.

# protest - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Students aren’t at all happy about cuts and overcrowding at NCAD Mad As Hell

Students aren’t at all happy about cuts and overcrowding at NCAD

Students packed out a room at the college this afternoon, demanding a progress report on their concerns from management.

# protest - Saturday 21 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Does this look like a dying movement?’ – Tens of thousands protest in Dublin Right2Water

‘Does this look like a dying movement?’ – Tens of thousands protest in Dublin

It’s the fourth major ‘day of action’ on water charges.

# protest - Thursday 19 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Protest blocks Ryanair’s first flight from Copenhagen Take Off's Off

Protest blocks Ryanair’s first flight from Copenhagen

It was delayed for three hours.

# protest - Thursday 12 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think the media is biased on the abortion issue? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think the media is biased on the abortion issue?

A rally was held yesterday to challenge the media’s apparent ‘pro-abortion agenda’.

# protest - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton was (very briefly) blocked from leaving Clondalkin this morning Protest

Joan Burton was (very briefly) blocked from leaving Clondalkin this morning

There were no public order incidents or arrests.

# protest - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “If the cuts are brought in…there’s no way one man could pull out two firefighters” Protest This post contains images

“If the cuts are brought in…there’s no way one man could pull out two firefighters”

Trade unions said the firefighters may strike if the proposed reductions go ahead.

# protest - Sunday 22 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Here’s why Turkish men are protesting while wearing mini skirts Ozgecan Aslan

Here’s why Turkish men are protesting while wearing mini skirts

Speaking out against violence.

# protest - Friday 20 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Sabina’s friend has no problem supporting man who called Michael D ‘midget’ Margaretta Says No

Sabina’s friend has no problem supporting man who called Michael D ‘midget’

Margaretta D’Arcy says she’ll campaign for the release of the Dublin Says No protesters. She hasn’t been asked for tea in the Áras recently, she added.

# protest - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

From The42 DJ Carey’s IT Carlow to submit appeal against Fitzgibbon Cup expulsion today Protest

DJ Carey’s IT Carlow to submit appeal against Fitzgibbon Cup expulsion today

Tomorrow’s two Fitzgibbon Cup quarter-finals are now likely to be deferred as a result.

# protest - Monday 16 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie So how much did Irish Water spend on bottled water for all of last year? Still Or Sparkling?

So how much did Irish Water spend on bottled water for all of last year?

Still or sparkling? Eh, tap please!

# protest - Sunday 15 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Limerick boasts best Father Ted-style Fifty Shades of Grey protest yet Filth

Limerick boasts best Father Ted-style Fifty Shades of Grey protest yet

Is that a rosary in your pocket or are you just pleased to see me?

# protest - Saturday 14 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Hundreds protest over 20 arrests of anti-water charge activists this week Jobstown This post contains images

Photos: Hundreds protest over 20 arrests of anti-water charge activists this week

Socialist TD Joe Higgins said the number of gardaí turning up for the arrests was a clear waste of the force’s resources.

From TheJournal.ie Some politicians are trying to destroy relations between the Gardai and the community Protest

Some politicians are trying to destroy relations between the Gardai and the community

I was one of the councillors prevented from leaving a meeting in Fingal by protesters; the politicians involved in organising it have exposed their anti-Garda agenda.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Nobody should be forced to get a divorce to have their gender recognised’ Rally For Recognition

‘Nobody should be forced to get a divorce to have their gender recognised’

A protest was held outside Leinster House calling for the transgender bill to be amended.

# protest - Friday 13 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water contractors are covering up the signs on some of their vans I Saw The Sign

Irish Water contractors are covering up the signs on some of their vans

The company says it’s done on a “case by case” basis.

# protest - Thursday 12 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie TD accused of referring to gardaí as ‘dogs’ in the Dáil Round Up The Firstborn

TD accused of referring to gardaí as ‘dogs’ in the Dáil

There were extremely heated scenes in the Dáil during the discussion about Jobstown.

From TheJournal.ie ‘They took me, a 16-year-old, out of my bed and put me in a prison cell’ Jobstown Arrests

‘They took me, a 16-year-old, out of my bed and put me in a prison cell’

A protest against the Jobstown arrests took place outside the Department of Justice this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Water charge protesters demonstrated at Joan Burton’s house last night Joan At Home This post contains a poll

Water charge protesters demonstrated at Joan Burton’s house last night

There were fewer than 10 people and no arrests.

# protest - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Four arrested over Jobstown protest released without charge Dawn Arrests

Four arrested over Jobstown protest released without charge

A 16-year-old was released this morning, and the remaining three this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Blocking councillors from leaving meeting deemed ‘completely unacceptable’ Water Charges

Blocking councillors from leaving meeting deemed ‘completely unacceptable’

Gardaí were at the scene in Fingal last night.

# protest - Monday 2 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “A year in prison for an innocent person is not a little thing,” says sister of Dublin teenager

“A year in prison for an innocent person is not a little thing,” says sister of Dublin teenager

His sister said, ‘Hope keeps us going, we hope that maybe he will be released tomorrow, maybe after tomorrow, maybe now.’

# protest - Sunday 1 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Protester tears up anti-Islam banner at Clonskeagh Mosque march Peaceful Protest This post contains images

Protester tears up anti-Islam banner at Clonskeagh Mosque march

Gardaí confirm there were no incidents at today’s demonstration.

# protest - Saturday 31 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Thousands take part in anti-water charge protests across Ireland Demonstration This post contains images

Thousands take part in anti-water charge protests across Ireland

Two people were arrested by gardaí today for minor public order offences.

From TheJournal.ie The Irish weren’t the only ones protesting today, the Spanish were out too The Change Is Now

The Irish weren’t the only ones protesting today, the Spanish were out too

Thousands were out in support of the new anti-austerity party Podemos.

# protest - Friday 30 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Protesters at planned anti-Islam event “welcome to come in for a cup of tea” Clonskeagh Mosque

Protesters at planned anti-Islam event “welcome to come in for a cup of tea”

The protest is said to be taking place outside the mosque this Sunday.

# protest - Friday 23 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A community is taking to the streets today to stop its local bank from closing Rural Ireland

A community is taking to the streets today to stop its local bank from closing

Ulster Bank announced last year that it would close 14 of its branches in the Republic.

# protest - Thursday 22 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Protest outside Saudi Embassy for blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes for insulting Islam Dublin

Protest outside Saudi Embassy for blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes for insulting Islam

Raif Badawi criticised clerics and the kingdom’s notorious religious police.

# protest - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Traffic gridlock expected as taxi drivers protest in Dublin city centre Slow Drive

Traffic gridlock expected as taxi drivers protest in Dublin city centre

Dozens of drivers will take part in a slow drive to the gates of the Dáíl, heading into rush hour.

From TheJournal.ie Jake Brennan’s mother to sleep outside the Dáil for three nights Protest

Jake Brennan’s mother to sleep outside the Dáil for three nights

The six-year-old died after being hit by a car outside his family home in Kilkenny last June.

# protest - Friday 16 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Four killed, 45 injured in violent protests against Charlie Hebdo cover Niger

Four killed, 45 injured in violent protests against Charlie Hebdo cover

A doctor in the Zinder’s hospital said that all of the dead and three of the injured had gunshot wounds.

# protest - Thursday 15 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Have you registered with Irish Water? Almost half of those liable haven’t Water Charges

Have you registered with Irish Water? Almost half of those liable haven’t

Charging for water began on January 1 -the first bills are due to be issued from April.

# protest - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Elderly patients are being kept on trolleys for days’ HOSPITAL CRISIS

‘Elderly patients are being kept on trolleys for days’

Nurses brought their anger at overcrowding to the gates of the Dáil today.

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