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# 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, 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.

# protest - Sunday 13 November, 2016

'Racist' 'dangerous' 'unacceptable': What Irish politicians said about Trump before he was elected

Many Irish politiicans have softened their view of the president-elect.

# protest - Saturday 12 November, 2016

Shooting at anti-Trump protest as demonstrators plan more action Civil Unrest This post contains videos

Shooting at anti-Trump protest as demonstrators plan more action

A man was injured after he was shot in the leg.

Hundreds of thousands protest against president in South Korea capital

The demonstration may be South Korea’s largest protest since it shook off dictatorship three decades ago.

# protest - Friday 11 November, 2016

Second night of protests in US cities against Trump victory

Protests took place in New York, Chicago, Denver, Dallas, Oakland and elsewhere.

# protest - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

Parent protests: Spanish children are told not to do weekend homework Don't Need No Education This post contains a poll

Parent protests: Spanish children are told not to do weekend homework

Protest-related news is everywhere at the moment – so here’s one with a twist.

"If we don't get the legislation, we mightn't have Ava for much longer": A mother's 150-mile protest

Six-year-old Ava has a rare condition called Dravet syndrome. Her mother Vera wants legislation approved quickly to help her.

# protest - Friday 28 October, 2016

Sinn Féin TD criticises police crackdown at Native American protest

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has demanded that the construction of a pipeline through its land is stopped.

# protest - Sunday 23 October, 2016

Protest against animal cruelty as only two people convicted of cruelty to animals so far this year

In 2013, 23 people were convicted for cruelty to animals. That figure was 21 in 2014 and 16 last year.

# protest - Saturday 22 October, 2016

When students struck back: During the 2001 teachers' strike, students took to the streets Back In The Day This post contains videos

When students struck back: During the 2001 teachers' strike, students took to the streets

Frustration boiled over as the dispute went on and on.

# protest - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

"We cannot take this anymore" - Thousands of students take to the streets of Dublin

Students are objecting to any consideration of the introduction of a student loan scheme in Ireland.

# protest - Monday 17 October, 2016

Tens of thousands protest against gay marriage on streets of Paris

The march was briefly interrupted by six topless feminist protesters who were surrounded by demonstrators before police intervened.

# protest - Monday 3 October, 2016

"I said to her that look, you're mad cycling in the city... it's a death trap and she said ‘no, it's cycle-lanes the whole way'"

The father of a woman who died while cycling through Dublin has spoken out about her death.

"A publicity stunt full stop" - there isn't much love for Mannix Flynn's windowsill protest among his fellow councillors

Cllr Flynn carried out a protest from the first floor of City Hall in Dublin earlier this evening.

"Keep cyclists alive alive-oh": Hundreds of cyclists protest outside Department of Transport

The protest is being organised by the Dublin Cycling Campaign, and kicks off in Dublin city centre from 5.30pm.

Paul Murphy will face trial over Jobstown false imprisonment charges next year

The date was set in court this morning.

# protest - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Political activists have killed dogs, mounted them on a pole and paraded them in southern India

The protesters carried the pole with the dogs hanging by their legs through the streets of a town in Kerala state.

# protest - Monday 26 September, 2016

From The42 The Redzone: As more black Americans die, Colin Kaepernick's protest speaks louder than ever Opinion

# protest - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Mass rally to take place in support of water protesters ahead of trial of 17-year-old

The trial, due to begin next Monday, is the first relating to charges of false imprisonment in connection with the Jobstown protest which saw then-Tánaiste Joan Burton confined to her car for two hours in November 2014.

# protest - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

Academics protest against imprisonment of Irish citizen in Iran

Homa Hoodfar is a Canadian professor who has an Irish passport and was recently imprisoned.

# protest - Monday 5 September, 2016

From The42 One of America's biggest female stars has joined Colin Kaepernick's anthem protest Protest

One of America's biggest female stars has joined Colin Kaepernick's anthem protest

“Being a gay American, I know what it means to look at the flag and not have it protect all of your liberties,” said Megan Rapinoe.

# protest - Saturday 23 July, 2016

At least 80 people have been killed in Kabul bombing

The blast struck a group of ethnic Hazara demonstrators.

# protest - Friday 22 July, 2016

"We're not going anywhere" - Demonstration held in support of homeless families on O'Connell Street

A demonstration in planned in support of the families this afternoon.

# protest - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Judge warns people against recording Jobstown trial on their smartphones

The judge says that this had been a problem at a previous hearing.

# protest - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Gardaí with young families 'relying on charity handouts' to pay their bills

Rank-and-file gardaí were back protesting outside Government Buildings again today.

Mother and baby home survivors say their community is "torn in half" over inquiry terms

They are seeking the remit of the commission to be widened and will hold a protest against it today.

# protest - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

Jobstown protester, 36, dies of heart attack before hearing to dismiss charges RIP

Jobstown protester, 36, dies of heart attack before hearing to dismiss charges

Lawyers for Philip Preston were hoping to have two charges against him thrown out because of a lack of evidence.

# protest - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Hundreds attend Black Lives Matter demos in Cork, Dublin and Galway

President Obama also spoke at an emotional memorial in Dallas.

# protest - Friday 8 July, 2016

'We didn't want any accident': Man misidentified as suspect handed gun over to police

Hughes was later arrested by police and interrogated.

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