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Dublin: 13 °C Monday 22 September, 2014


# protest - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

“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

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

# protest - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

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

From Business ETC Greyhound accepts LRC invite, says ball is now in workers’ court Your Move

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

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

‘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

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

300 attend anti-abortion rally outside Leinster House

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

Pro-life group to hold vigil after denied abortion

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

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

Protests to take place internationally over abortion controversy

Hundreds are expected to turnout at today’s rally.

Nurses to protest at Drogheda Hospital today

Nurses say overcrowding levels are dangerous.

# protest - Monday 18 August, 2014

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

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.

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

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

Thousands turn up at demonstrations around Ireland for Gaza

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

Ballymun council building occupied over rent allowance ban

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

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.”

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

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

The company says they’re calling the gardaí.

# protest - Saturday 12 July, 2014

From Business ETC Greyhound “not interested in disputes”, SIPTU says workers “effectively on breadline” Locked Out

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

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.

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