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#Protest

# protest - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Police in London arrest 76 people after shopping centre ‘die-in’

Hundreds of demonstrators blocked the Westfield shopping mall in west London.

WATCH: Clashes between gardaí and water charge protesters on O’Connell Bridge We Won't Pay This post contains videos

WATCH: Clashes between gardaí and water charge protesters on O’Connell Bridge

The main protest, in which tens of thousands participated, was a peaceful one but a gardaí said six arrests were made.

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# protest - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Leo: It really bothers me that people are protesting about €3 a week, we’ve much bigger problems

The Health Minister has been responding to the protests in Dublin today.

Opinion: We have been sold out, we have been failed. That is why I’m marching today.

We deserve better and, today, people across the country will come together – dignified and defiant.

# protest - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Opinion: When the people lead, politicians are forced to follow – so let’s make our voices heard

We need a solution for our water needs – but one that doesn’t include creative accounting, cronyism, and possible privatisation.

From The Score LeBron wore the ‘I Can’t Breathe’ protest t-shirt before the Cavs’ 7th straight win last night Brooklyn

LeBron wore the ‘I Can’t Breathe’ protest t-shirt before the Cavs’ 7th straight win last night

But LBJ wasn’t the biggest star on show in Brooklyn last night.

# protest - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Here’s why some people have travelled from Detroit to join the water charges protest

Chants heard at Dublin Airport today – ‘From Dublin to Detroit, water is a human right’

# protest - Monday 1 December, 2014

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly to appear in court

The TDs were arrested in July after trying to search a US military aircraft.

# protest - Friday 28 November, 2014

Realistic-looking dead foxes used to confront shoppers on issue of fur farming

In case you saw them from across the street earlier, and were wondering what was going on.

# protest - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

# protest - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Does Paul Murphy think he’s too posh to represent working people? Champagne Socialist This post contains videos

Does Paul Murphy think he’s too posh to represent working people?

The Socialist TD’s background has come under scrutiny in the wake of his involvement in the Jobstown protest last weekend.

# protest - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Paul Murphy: It would have been peaceful to hold Joan Burton for 12 hours No Apologies This post contains videos

Paul Murphy: It would have been peaceful to hold Joan Burton for 12 hours

The Socialist TD has defended his actions in Saturday’s controversial protest.

Opinion: We have every right to be angry over water charges – but not to be violent

Violence and intimidation against elected representatives – or anyone else – is not the way to agitate for fair treatment.

# protest - Monday 17 November, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about MORE water protests, who to blame over Saturday’s action targeting the Tánaiste, bomb threats and bird flu.

# protest - Sunday 16 November, 2014

That was NOT a peaceful protest — Burton

The Tánaiste was trapped in her car for hours while protesters banged on its roof chanting “peaceful protest”.

Poll: Do you agree with the actions of yesterday’s water charge protesters? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you agree with the actions of yesterday’s water charge protesters?

Some have said trapping the Tánaiste in her car for hours was “anti-democratic”. Protesters say it was peaceful. What do you think?

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Catch up as you wake up.

# protest - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Two arrested over protest that trapped Joan Burton in her car for hours

Protesters surrounded the Tánaiste’s car chanting “peaceful protest” as she attempted to leave a graduation ceremony in Jobstown.

# protest - Friday 14 November, 2014

Analysis: Why it looks like Sinn Féin’s Dáil sit-in was nothing more than a political stunt

Sinn Féin denied its Leinster House protest was a publicity stunt but it’s hard to get away from that conclusion.

# protest - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Some abuse survivors say Caranua redress scheme isn’t working, but it’s paid out €5m so far

€110 million was committed by the religious congregations who ran the institutions, Caranua currently has €80 million of the fund.

# protest - Monday 10 November, 2014

There was a protest outside the Guinness factory today, here’s why

Dozens of farmers held a demonstration.

Protesters armed with machetes won’t let anyone in or out of Acapulco airport

On Friday authorities announced that gang suspects confessed to killing 43 students.

# protest - Sunday 9 November, 2014

Mexican protesters set fire to palace door over student massacre

Violent protests came a day after authorities said suspected gang hitmen confessed to killing the 43 students and incinerating their bodies.

# protest - Friday 7 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Pick-up artist who encourages ‘choking’ women deported from Australia after protests Deported

Pick-up artist who encourages ‘choking’ women deported from Australia after protests

The Twitter hashtag #TakeDownJulienBlanc spread the word about Blanc’s ‘abusive’ methods.

# protest - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Six workers spend third day staging sit-in protest at petrol station

The workers are looking for outstanding wages and holiday pay.

Anger outside Coolock Garda Station after water charge protesters are arrested

Protesters claim pepper spray was used, however, the gardaí would give no confirmation.

# protest - Monday 3 November, 2014

Poll: Could the Irish Water controversy bring down the government? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Could the Irish Water controversy bring down the government?

The most popular party in Ireland is now Sinn Féin – which is opposed to the charges.

# protest - Saturday 1 November, 2014

As it happened: Tens of thousands protest against water charges

We followed the demonstrations as they took place around the country.

Poll: Will you protest against water charges today? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you protest against water charges today?

The protests are set to take place around the country.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Catch up as you wake up.

# protest - Friday 31 October, 2014

SIPTU ask nurses and midwives to reject 50% increase in registration fee

Members are being advised to continue paying the 2014 fee of €100.

# protest - Thursday 30 October, 2014

There are plans for tougher hate crime laws following Waterford anti-Roma protest

Heads of Bill for hate crime to be presented to Junior Minister Aodhán Ó Riordáin by next May.

# protest - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Anti-racism protest takes place in Waterford

Three Roma families were forced to leave a house in Waterford over the weekend.

# protest - Monday 27 October, 2014

From The Score John Terry hits out at Man United ‘headlocks’ Protest

John Terry hits out at Man United ‘headlocks’

“It shows how well we are playing when you come away from Old Trafford disappointed with one point,” he added.

# protest - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Gardaí called to public order incident in Waterford

Pavee Point got a Facebook page ‘Get Them Out Of Town’ removed from the social media site earlier this month.

# protest - Thursday 23 October, 2014

‘Long and passionate’ gay kiss labelled breach of the peace

‘The charges would be laughable if they didn’t reflect exactly the anti-gay sentiment the activists are fighting.’

# protest - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Watch: Paul Murphy tore up his Irish Water application form in the Dáil last night Protest This post contains videos

Watch: Paul Murphy tore up his Irish Water application form in the Dáil last night

The Anti-Austerity Alliance TD wasn’t having any of it in the Dáil last night.

# protest - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

This man got a 13-year prison sentence for pouring paint over a statue

Turkish man Murat Vural had been given the sentence after pouring paint over statues of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey.

# protest - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Anti-water charge protests take place around the country

Large crowds were reported at some of the demonstrations.

# protest - Sunday 12 October, 2014

Ireland’s water charges protest made the international headlines

The march made the news in Iran, Sydney and Russia.

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