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#Protest

# protest - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Pictures: Dublin's March for Science joins thousands worldwide calling for end to 'alternate facts'

Organisers say there is a mounting political pressure on facts-based evidence.

# protest - Friday 21 April, 2017

Despite public outcry, US state carries out first in series of executions

Ledell Lee’s execution was among eight inmates originally scheduled to be put to death before a lethal injection drug expires on 30 April.

# protest - Thursday 20 April, 2017

'Free the weed': Worldwide demos call for legalisation of cannabis

Originating in the US, 4/20 is a date when cannabis advocates unite to light one up together.

Health Minister: 'I have heard people say that nuns will be running the hospital. Not true'

It was claimed that 300 people attended today’s lunchtime protest outside the Department of Health.

Wives and partners of Defence Forces members to hold nationwide protest today

The partners have claimed poor pay conditions have forced families to go to dangerous money lenders.

Another death row inmate's life spared in Arkansas

Actor Johnny Depp has been one of thousands of protesters to demonstrate against capital punishment.

# protest - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

'I really thought we were beyond this point': Protest to be held tomorrow on new maternity hospital

Former junior health minister Kathleen Lynch told Drivetime that the hospital is not “going in the right direction”.

# protest - Saturday 15 April, 2017

# protest - Friday 14 April, 2017

Former British soldiers rally against prosecution of retired officers for Troubles-related killings

The veteran’s protest is against what it alleges is a “legal witch hunt” against former soldiers who served during the Troubles.

# protest - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Pepsi pulls 'tone deaf' Kendall Jenner protest ad after sustained backlash

The advert was released on the 49th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s assassination.

# protest - Monday 3 April, 2017

'I'm here today to stand up for my son': Hundreds turn out across the country calling for better children supports

Demonstrators marched through cities and towns demanding more from the HSE.

# protest - Saturday 1 April, 2017

Activist shot dead as protesters storm government building in Paraguay

Offices were ransacked and 30 people were injured as a demonstration turned violent.

# protest - Thursday 30 March, 2017

'I can't get to work': Here's how the Bus Éireann strikes have been affecting you

“If this was a strike in Dublin everything would have been sorted a lot quicker,” one of TheJournal.ie’s commenters said.

# protest - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Irish Rail and Dublin Bus could face delays as Bus Éireann strike comes to Leinster House

It has not yet been confirmed if rail and Dublin bus workers will attend today’s protest.

# protest - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Dublin protest against EU ruling on hijabs in the workplace

Irish Muslim women feel that the ruling will directly affect their ability to find employment.

# protest - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Postmasters' protest storms the GPO

Bríd Smith TD said that the government has been “passing the parcel” on the issue of post offices.

# protest - Sunday 12 March, 2017

Dutch PM says he won't apologise to Turkey over escalating diplomatic row

A diplomatic dispute between the two countries continues to worsen.

# protest - Saturday 11 March, 2017

Over 1,000 people protest against Limerick incinerator plans

Irish Cement has said the practice is safe and there will be no added emissions at the factory.

# protest - Friday 10 March, 2017

South Korean leader Park Geun-hye removed from office after historic court ruling

Park’s removal from office means that a new President must be elected by May.

# protest - Friday 3 March, 2017

Hive of activity outside Dáil as beekeepers protest against new laws

It is feared the new laws will have disastrous consequences for Ireland’s wildlife.

# protest - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Topless protester disrupts Marine Le Pen speech

Three security guards carried the woman out of the Paris venue.

# protest - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

'Only matter of time until someone is killed' - Council to vote on towing cars that block cycle lanes

A mass cycle protest is due to take place outside Leinster House today.

# protest - Monday 20 February, 2017

'He's hurting our country': Thousands protest against Trump on US Presidents Day

” I do obey President Trump as our president, but I don’t have to agree with his policies,” said one protester.

From The42 Vietnamese team protest soft penalty decision by allowing 3 goals to be walked in Giving Up This post contains videos

Vietnamese team protest soft penalty decision by allowing 3 goals to be walked in

Long An could be facing disciplinary action following the incident.

# protest - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

From The42 Super Bowl winners to boycott visit to the White House in Trump protest No Thanks

Super Bowl winners to boycott visit to the White House in Trump protest

New England Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett and defensive back Devin McCourty have promised to turn down the invitation.

Poll: Do you think the Obamas should get the Freedom of Dublin? Mixed Reaction This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think the Obamas should get the Freedom of Dublin?

The award acknowledges the contribution of certain people to the life of the city, important visitors to Dublin, or people who have made significant changes internationally.

# protest - Saturday 4 February, 2017

Romanian government backtracks on plan to decriminalise corruption after mass protest

Hundreds of thousands to the streets for the past five days in protest.

# protest - Friday 3 February, 2017

# protest - Saturday 21 January, 2017

'It's the lifeblood of the community': Protest as rural post office to shut next week

It is one of 500 post offices deemed to be economically unviable.

# protest - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Tillage farmers call for 'humanitarian support' after some lose 100% of crop in worst harvest in decades

A protest will be held outside of the Dáil this afternoon.

# protest - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Mother of child with epilepsy vows to stand outside Dáil until Simon Harris talks to her

Vera Twomey is outside Leinster House at this moment.

# protest - Monday 2 January, 2017

'Fantastic progress' in 2016 but animals in Irish circuses 'continue to suffer'

Four circuses were inspected by officials in 2016, but the minister says “no significant animal welfare issues were identified”.

# protest - Monday 26 December, 2016

From The42 Leicester protest against Vardy ban with 30,000 masks Ah Here

Leicester protest against Vardy ban with 30,000 masks

The Foxes striker is serving a three-match suspension after his red card against Stoke City.

# protest - Sunday 25 December, 2016

'I reacted with my training': Canadian ambassador on why he tackled an Irish protester

In a wide-ranging interview with TheJournal.ie, the ambassador also spoke of his admiration for Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan.

# protest - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Truck drivers protest outside Leinster House over tyre levy Haulage This post contains videos

Truck drivers protest outside Leinster House over tyre levy

Industry groups said the move will cost drivers upwards of €15 per tyre.

# protest - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Vertex to re-open talks on Orkambi with HSE

Earlier, hundreds of people attended a protest outside Leinster House calling for action on the drug.

# protest - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Simon Coveney: 'You don't wash your car with Ballygowan, because if you do you pay for it'

The minister also said that people who paid their charges “did the right thing and we are not going to make a fool of them”.

# protest - Friday 25 November, 2016

Hundreds arrested after riot in Bulgaria's largest refugee camp

Migrants were protesting a recently imposed ban on leaving the centre pending medical checks.

# protest - Monday 21 November, 2016

Over '165 people injured' as police and protestors clash at North Dakota pipeline

Police claimed the protesters were engaged in a ‘riot’.

# protest - Thursday 17 November, 2016

'It's vital we stand up against it': Anti-Trump protest to take place outside US embassy in Dublin

TD Richard Boyd Barrett warned Trump’s win will boost openly fascist groups in Europe and the rest of the world.

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