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# anti-lockdown - This year 2022

'They're not going to go away': Where does Ireland's anti-lockdown movement go next?

'They're not going to go away': Where does Ireland's anti-lockdown movement go next?

Jan 30th 2022, 12:05 AM 61,962 Views 0 Comments
  • Parts of the anti-lockdown movement have shifted their focus since restrictions were eased last week, Stephen McDermott writes.
  • Sceptics and conspiracy theorists believe the Government announcement precedes a bigger crisis.
  • Recent events suggest the movement may be becoming more regionalised and attracting smaller numbers.

# anti-lockdown - Last year 2021

'Violent rhetoric' within Irish anti-lockdown movement 'should not be underestimated' - report
# Covid Sceptics
# Covid Sceptics

'Violent rhetoric' within Irish anti-lockdown movement 'should not be underestimated' - report

Dec 15th 2021, 1:04 PM 36,338 Views 0 Comments

The ISD report details some of the main players in Ireland’s anti-lockdown movement.

Nationwide order for extra Garda patrols at homes of politicians and State officials
# Security
# Security

Nationwide order for extra Garda patrols at homes of politicians and State officials

Oct 23rd 2021, 12:05 AM 25,335 Views 0 Comments
  • The move follows a number of protests outside the homes of high profile politicians and State figures.
  • Sources said the direction was drawn up having received detailed intelligence on the activities of anti-vaccine activists.
Waterford businesses threatened with legal action by anti-mask group using fraudulent letters
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

Waterford businesses threatened with legal action by anti-mask group using fraudulent letters

Aug 10th 2021, 1:45 PM 31,820 Views 29 Comments

A solicitor whose name appears on the letters has clarified that he is not involved with the group.

Tennis balls thrown at English parliament during anti-lockdown protest
# Protesters
# Protesters

Tennis balls thrown at English parliament during anti-lockdown protest

Jun 26th 2021, 5:25 PM 23,035 Views 37 Comments

Thousands joined the demonstration in central London.

'Completely unacceptable': BBC journalist chased and abused by anti-lockdown protesters
# London
# London

'Completely unacceptable': BBC journalist chased and abused by anti-lockdown protesters

Jun 15th 2021, 5:12 PM 18,477 Views 10 Comments

The incident happened near Downing Street, London today.

Call for lockdown protest guidelines after violence at Dublin demonstration
# Civil Liberties
# Civil Liberties

Call for lockdown protest guidelines after violence at Dublin demonstration

Mar 4th 2021, 4:25 PM 32,101 Views 69 Comments

A group says the guidelines could address issues including the size of demonstrations and wearing face coverings.

Garda association seeks urgent meeting with Commissioner and Minister over anti-lockdown protest
# GRA
# GRA

Garda association seeks urgent meeting with Commissioner and Minister over anti-lockdown protest

Mar 1st 2021, 10:21 AM 20,368 Views 0 Comments

Garda McCarthy said there was “clear intent” to inflict harm on members of the force.

Explainer: What's going on with anti-lockdown protests in the Netherlands?
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Explainer: What's going on with anti-lockdown protests in the Netherlands?

Jan 25th 2021, 2:54 PM 45,884 Views 62 Comments

Around 250 people were arrested following protests across the Netherlands yesterday over a new curfew.

# anti-lockdown - All time

Drew Harris says gardaí have stepped up investigations to identify organisers of anti-lockdown protests
# Garda Commissioner
# Garda Commissioner

Drew Harris says gardaí have stepped up investigations to identify organisers of anti-lockdown protests

Oct 23rd 2020, 2:23 PM 16,762 Views 0 Comments

Yesterday in Dublin, gardaí arrested 11 people following an anti-lockdown protest in the city.

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin criticises anti-mask demonstrations
# Anti Lockdown
# Anti Lockdown

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin criticises anti-mask demonstrations

Oct 15th 2020, 9:50 PM 25,951 Views 38 Comments

He said that “behind outward talk of respecting individual liberties there was also strain of negation of the virus”.

Investigation underway to identify organisers of anti-Covid-19 restriction rally in Donegal
# Letterkenny
# Letterkenny

Investigation underway to identify organisers of anti-Covid-19 restriction rally in Donegal

Sep 26th 2020, 9:12 PM 100,495 Views 162 Comments

Donegal’s 14-day Covid-19 incidence rate is now the highest in the country.

16 arrested after clashing with police at anti-lockdown protest in central London
# Trafalgar Square
# Trafalgar Square

16 arrested after clashing with police at anti-lockdown protest in central London

Updated Sep 26th 2020, 6:15 PM 64,520 Views 130 Comments

Bottles were thrown and police used batons against protesters, leaving some with visible injuries.