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Protest

# protest - Today’s News

Protesters have ‘all the time in the world’ to stop water meter work today

The group succeeded in preventing Irish Water workers from installing meters at an estate in Dublin yesterday and they were back at the crack of dawn today.

# protest - Yesterday’s News

Cork residents halt meter installation as stand-off with Irish Water continues

Local Councillor Frank O’Flynn said Irish Water should be installing new pipes not water meters.

# protest - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

These protesters are calling for an end to ‘pylon and wind farm lunacy’

More than 3,000 are attending a demonstration organised by Wind Aware Ireland.

Government accused of using ‘spin’ to take attention away from wind farm protests

Campaigners claim that nothing has changed after the weekend’s announcement that a deal couldn’t reached with the UK on wind energy export.

‘Incensed’ anti-pylon groups take their protest to Leinster House

Wind Aware Ireland said that the Government’s wind energy policy is a “completely ineffective way of reducing C02″.

# protest - Sunday 13 April, 2014

Police fire tear gas on anti-austerity protesters in Rome, 20 officers were injured in violence

One protester lost a number of fingers after a firecracker apparently exploded prematurely in his hand.

# protest - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Department of Justice protesters to appear in court later this month

The five were protesting what they saw as the whitewashing of the GardaGate scandal.

# protest - Monday 31 March, 2014

Photos: Four arrests after protesters throw paint at the Department of Justice

Protesters said they were highlighting ‘whitewashing’ by Alan Shatter.

# protest - Sunday 30 March, 2014

Chinese relatives accuse Malaysia of hiding information about missing plane

The families are staging a protest calling for information about the Malaysian Airlines flight.

# protest - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Man arrested outside Leinster House after scuffle with gardaí over Alan Shatter Gardagate This post contains images

Man arrested outside Leinster House after scuffle with gardaí over Alan Shatter

The man was restrained by gardaí after he allegedly became violent towards a female garda.

# protest - Monday 24 March, 2014

Rescue volunteers “disgusted” over dog abuser’s court sentence Dog

Rescue volunteers “disgusted” over dog abuser’s court sentence

The two young pups were found dumped behind a 10-foot wall last June.

# protest - Sunday 23 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Margaretta D’Arcy appeared on the Saturday Night Show in her orange prison jumpsuit Telly

# protest - Saturday 22 March, 2014

From prison to the Saturday Night Show…Margaretta D’Arcy to be released today

The 79-year-old will be freed from the Dóchas Centre at Mountjoy Prison at 10.30am this morning.

# protest - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Schoolboy leads mass protest asking for extra homework Please Sir...

Schoolboy leads mass protest asking for extra homework

And he got suspended for it.

# protest - Monday 17 March, 2014

From The Score Mourinho: Referee Foy should be kept away from Chelsea Protest

Mourinho: Referee Foy should be kept away from Chelsea

The Premier League leaders’ title hopes suffered a setback when they were beaten 1-0 at Villa Park on Saturday.

# protest - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Gardaí called as students protest at NUIG over same-sex marriage referendum

The students who are protesting say they intend to remain there overnight.

Margaretta D’Arcy to be released from prison in ten days

However the 79-year-old campaigner will be back in court in June over charges relating to another protest at Shannon Airport.

# protest - Monday 10 March, 2014

From The Score Lazio lose at near-empty stadium as irate fans ramp up protest against president Ghost Town

Lazio lose at near-empty stadium as irate fans ramp up protest against president

Banners in the 82,000-seater Stadio Olimpico read ‘It’s him or us’ and ‘Today, only him’.

# protest - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about Frank Flannery, International Women’s Day and the missing Malaysian Airline plane.

International Women’s Day protest takes place in Dublin Girl Power This post contains images

International Women’s Day protest takes place in Dublin

The protest took place outside the Central Bank this afternoon.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your weekend.

Make a day of International Women’s Day

A protest and soapbox event is due to take place in Dublin today.

# protest - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Pics: Gardaí injured in clashes with protesters at European People’s Party congress Austerity This post contains images

Pics: Gardaí injured in clashes with protesters at European People’s Party congress

Three men were arrested as groups of anti-austerity protesters demonstrated outside the Convention Centre in Dublin today.

# protest - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Pics: Thousands of farmers rally at Department of Agriculture over beef price cuts Where's The Beef This post contains images

Pics: Thousands of farmers rally at Department of Agriculture over beef price cuts

IFA president Eddie Downey said today that some farmers are “at their wits end”.

# protest - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about John Gilligan shooting, the Fine Gael Ard Fheis and Russian forces in the Ukraine.

# protest - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Uganda tabloid prints list of 200 ‘top’ gay people

The Red Pepper tabloid published the list the day after a bill criminalising homosexuality was enacted.

# protest - Monday 24 February, 2014

Pussy Riot members among 200 detained after courthouse protest

Protesters had gathered outside a court today to condemn the prison sentences handed down to seven people who took part in a 2012 protest against Vladimir Putin.

# protest - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Ukranian president announces ‘truce’, start of peace negotiations

25 people were killed in the violence in Kiev yesterday and the European Union and United States have been considering sanctions against the country.

# protest - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Protest held at Ballinasloe psychiatric unit over removal of beds

It is reported that up to 150 people attended the protest, and that an agreement was made over the removal of five beds.

Photos: 13 people killed in Kiev after police storm protest camp

The violence today was the deadliest in nearly three months of anti-government protests.

Column: I need my daughter to know I didn’t sit back and watch our language die

I took my daughter on her first trip to Dublin on Saturday to participate in the demonstration for Irish language rights. I need her understand her national identity, writes Deirdre Nic Gabhann.

# protest - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Thousands attend protest calling for increased support of Irish language

As many as 5,000 are attending the protest outside Leinster House this afternoon.

# protest - Sunday 9 February, 2014

# protest - Saturday 8 February, 2014

Column: We should be concerned about how complacent our artists have become

There is the lack of any serious radical political or cultural response to the current crisis in Ireland, writes Ciaran McCullagh.

Irish pro-choice activists to protest against Spanish abortion plans

Spain’s government is currently planning to restrict access to abortion services.

# protest - Monday 3 February, 2014

Protest rally in solidarity with Margaretta D’Arcy to be held this weekend

The peace rally is being held in Shannon in opposition to the US military use of the airport.

# protest - Sunday 2 February, 2014

Watch Panti’s powerful speech about oppression of gay people

Rory O’Neill took to the Abbey stage last night to deliver oration on how homosexuality is still stigmatised in Ireland.

# protest - Saturday 1 February, 2014

From The Score Ireland’s Jan Rossiter: ‘We certainly can’t ignore Russia’s stance on homosexuality’ Protest

Ireland’s Jan Rossiter: ‘We certainly can’t ignore Russia’s stance on homosexuality’

The Cork-born Winter Olympian on “the flawed world that we live in”.

Thousands protest shark culling policy aimed at preventing attacks

The controversial policy was given the green light last month after six fatal attacks in the past two years in Australia.

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