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Saturday 1 April 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Demonstration

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# Cabinet
Wedding guest limit will increase to 100 from 5 August, baptisms also to resume
Baptism ceremonies will also be allowed, but not the gatherings afterwards.
# vaccine passport
Protest in Dublin city centre against vaccines and new Covid Certs
Protesters gathered at Custom House Quay before making their way along O’Connell Street and then to Government Buildings.
# Freedom Day
Anti-lockdown protests held in London hours after final Covid-19 restrictions lifted in England
Protesters chanted ‘shame on police’ and ‘arrest Boris Johnson’ as they gathered in London today.
# Dublin
George Nkencho inquest adjourned as demonstrators gather at RDS to 'stand in solidarity' with family
The inquest has been adjourned as the GSOC investigation is ongoing.
# March
Protests around country repeat calls for Irish solidarity with Palestine
23 protests were organised at locations around the country this afternoon.
# Rathfarnham
Investigation launched into organisers of protest outside Dublin garda station
The protest related to the arrest of a man on foot of a bench warrant earlier in the day.
# Demonstration
Farmers bring traffic to a standstill as protest reaches Dublin Port
Dozens of tractors returned to blockade streets around Leinster House yesterday.
# Shooting
Man set on fire and protester shot by Hong Kong police as demonstrations continue
Another demonstrator died in the city on Friday as protests continue.
# Road Death
Cyclists stage 'die in' outside the Dáil in second day of protest
Yesterday, cyclists staged a similar protest outside the Dublin City Council offices.
# Baghdad
Dozens of people killed during anti-government protests in Iraq
Nearly 200 people have died and thousands have been wounded since the rallies first began earlier this mont.
# Climate Change
Extinction Rebellion protesters moved by gardaí during sit-in outside Dáil
The demonstration is part of a week-long protest by the group.
# wrightbus
Hundreds of laid-off Wrightbus workers protest outside church over donations
Wrightbus went into administration last week with the loss of 1,200 jobs.
# Abortion
PHOTOS: Large crowds take to the streets of Dublin for this year's March for Choice
This is the first March for Choice since Ireland enacted abortion legislation in December.
# Demonstration
Demonstrators clash with police after more than a million people turn out for Hong Kong protests
People took to the streets en masse to protest a new law that would allow extradition to China from Hong Kong.
# Amnesty
Nicaragua to release protesters arrested during last year's uprising
The bill passed by parliament also closes the door on investigating and punishing security forces involved in repressing the protests.
# Sudan
Explainer: What's happening in Sudan?
The country’s president Omar-al-Bashir was removed from power and detained by the army yesterday.
# Protest
'We will not be ignored': Activists to take to the streets again for Dublin housing protest
Today’s demonstration kicks off in Dublin at three different locations at 2pm.
# gilets jaunes
Port Tunnel reopens after being blocked by 'yellow vest' protesters
The tunnel has since reopened.
# Demonstration
Thousands march through Dublin city centre to protest housing crisis
Today’s protest coincides with the anniversary of Jonathan Corrie’s death near the Dáil four years ago.
# Protest
'We want to send a clear message': Thousands expected to take part in Dublin housing protest today
Today’s protest coincides with the anniversary of Jonathan Corrie who died near the Dáil four years ago.
# Protest
'Clothes are not consent': Thongs hung up at Spire to protest use of clothing as rape trial evidence
The protest was organised by ROSA and Solidarity-People Before Profit TD Ruth Coppinger.
# take back the city
Owners of Dublin building occupied by protesters say it is 'not safe'
The building at Belvedere Place was occupied on 8 September.
# Catalan
24 injured and two arrested during Barcelona rally and counter-protest
The rally was to pay tribute to police deployed to prevent the 2017 Catalan independence referendum – but people outraged at the rally also turned out.
# Courts
Garda pleads not guilty to assaulting RTÉ cameraman at protest against far-right group
The incident allegedly happened at a demonstration by far-right group Pegida in Dublin in February 2016.
# science yo
Pictures: Dublin's March for Science joins thousands worldwide calling for end to 'alternate facts'
Organisers say there is a mounting political pressure on facts-based evidence.
# Water Water Everywhere
'We're on the verge of a really important victory': Large crowds gather in Dublin for Right2Water protest
Crowds turned out in Dublin today for the demonstration.
# the eighth amendment
Pictures: Thousands throng Dublin city centre for pro choice rally
Demonstrations took place in major cities across Europe in solidarity with the Dublin march.
# Court
Claims teens were kept in solitary confinement at Oberstown are rejected
The case was heard in court today.
# Shooting
National outrage after 10-year-old child shot dead by Brazil police
Italo Ferreira had been driving a stolen car when police shot him in the head.
# Cruelty
Calls for animal circus ban after protesters left bloody at demo
The ISPCA has been runnings its ‘Big Stop’ campaign to have the attractions outlawed.
# Protest
Alan Kelly: Fingal County Council is trying to buy Tyrrelstown houses
Some 100 families face the threat of eviction.
# Leipzig
69 German police officers injured in clashes with left wing protesters
The protesters had turned up to counter a neo-Nazi demonstration in Leipzig.
# surprise
These activists paid an awkward visit to the Dublin offices of a US vulture fund
The Irish Housing Network said it took over the reception area of Blackstone’s Dublin offices for close to an hour.
# take note
Delays to Irish flights after protesters occupy Heathrow runway
Services have been disrupted by a runway demonstration.
# false alarm
Lots of gardaí turned up for a protest that never happened outside Leinster House today
Last week’s clashes between protesters and gardaí meant they weren’t taking any chances this week.
# Demonstration
Garda Commissioner expresses concern for female garda knocked unconscious at Dáil protest
Nóirín O’Sullivan met with politicians at Leinster House today.
# Demonstration
Senators abandon cars after protesters shut down street outside Leinster House
A female Garda was hit in the face with a traffic cone, and one man was arrested.
# end of the line
Here is the letter Enda Kenny sent to Alexis Tsipras last night
Greece is finally heading for a default on its IMF loans.
# testicle physics
Watch a teacher take an axe to the crotch in physics demo gone terribly wrong
No gore. Just a LOT of sore.
# Water Protest
Dublin anti-water charge rally hears two jailed protesters are on hunger strike
It was announced at the Dublin anti-water charge protest today.