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Dublin: 7 °C Tuesday 19 March, 2019


# demonstration - Saturday 9 March, 2019

'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.

# demonstration - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Port Tunnel reopens after being blocked by 'yellow vest' protesters

The tunnel has since reopened.

# demonstration - Saturday 1 December, 2018

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.

'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.

# demonstration - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

'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.

# demonstration - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Owners of Dublin building occupied by protesters say it is 'not safe'

The building at Belvedere Place was occupied on 8 September.

# demonstration - Saturday 29 September, 2018

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.

# demonstration - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

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.

# demonstration - Saturday 22 April, 2017

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.

# demonstration - Saturday 8 April, 2017

'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.

# demonstration - Saturday 24 September, 2016

Pictures: Thousands throng Dublin city centre for pro choice rally

Demonstrations took place in major cities across Europe in solidarity with the Dublin march.

# demonstration - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Claims teens were kept in solitary confinement at Oberstown are rejected

The case was heard in court today.

# demonstration - Saturday 25 June, 2016

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.

# demonstration - Friday 25 March, 2016

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.

# demonstration - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Alan Kelly: Fingal County Council is trying to buy Tyrrelstown houses

Some 100 families face the threat of eviction.

# demonstration - Sunday 13 December, 2015

69 German police officers injured in clashes with left wing protesters

The protesters had turned up to counter a neo-Nazi demonstration in Leipzig.

# demonstration - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

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.

# demonstration - Monday 13 July, 2015

Delays to Irish flights after protesters occupy Heathrow runway

Services have been disrupted by a runway demonstration.

# demonstration - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

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 - Friday 3 July, 2015

Garda Commissioner expresses concern for female garda knocked unconscious at Dáil protest

Nóirín O’Sullivan met with politicians at Leinster House today.

# demonstration - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

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.

# demonstration - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Here is the letter Enda Kenny sent to Alexis Tsipras last night

Greece is finally heading for a default on its IMF loans.

# demonstration - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge Watch a teacher take an axe to the crotch in physics demo gone terribly wrong Testicle Physics

# demonstration - Saturday 21 February, 2015

Dublin anti-water charge rally hears two jailed protesters are on hunger strike Water Protest This post contains images

Dublin anti-water charge rally hears two jailed protesters are on hunger strike

It was announced at the Dublin anti-water charge protest today.

# demonstration - Saturday 31 January, 2015

Thousands take part in anti-water charge protests across Ireland Demonstration This post contains images

Thousands take part in anti-water charge protests across Ireland

Two people were arrested by gardaí today for minor public order offences.

# demonstration - Friday 16 January, 2015

Four killed, 45 injured in violent protests against Charlie Hebdo cover

A doctor in the Zinder’s hospital said that all of the dead and three of the injured had gunshot wounds.

# demonstration - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

'Elderly patients are being kept on trolleys for days'

Nurses brought their anger at overcrowding to the gates of the Dáil today.

# demonstration - Monday 15 December, 2014

Irish adults are willing to pay €83 for water services

A new survey also shows that almost a quarter have attended a water protest in the past year.

# demonstration - Sunday 16 November, 2014

Poll: Do you agree with the actions of yesterday's water charge protesters? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you agree with the actions of yesterday's water charge protesters?

Some have said trapping the Tánaiste in her car for hours was “anti-democratic”. Protesters say it was peaceful. What do you think?

# demonstration - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Anger outside Coolock Garda Station after water charge protesters are arrested

Protesters claim pepper spray was used, however, the gardaí would give no confirmation.

# demonstration - Saturday 1 November, 2014

As it happened: Tens of thousands protest against water charges

We followed the demonstrations as they took place around the country.

# demonstration - Friday 31 October, 2014

SIPTU won't be protesting against water charges, but they want them deferred

The Right2Water campaign is backed Mandate and UNITE unions.

# demonstration - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Anti-racism protest takes place in Waterford

Three Roma families were forced to leave a house in Waterford over the weekend.

# demonstration - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Anti-water charge protests take place around the country

Large crowds were reported at some of the demonstrations.

# demonstration - Sunday 5 October, 2014

Hong Kong protesters told to leave within hours, or face 'serious consequences'

Some groups have withdrawn, but only to reinforce other areas.

# demonstration - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Opinion: The peaceful anarchy of Hong Kong's student protesters is infectious

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests gained a momentum of their own after the catastrophic miscalculation to fire tear gas at peaceful demonstrators.

# demonstration - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

"Overcrowded and understaffed": Nurses hold protest at Galway hospital

There were 13 patients on trolleys at University Hospital Galway yesterday.

# demonstration - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Survivor of Symphysiotomy: 'It was 12 months before I could walk, people have no idea' Demonstration This post contains images

Survivor of Symphysiotomy: 'It was 12 months before I could walk, people have no idea'

The group handed in a letter to the Taoiseach’s office today.

# demonstration - Friday 22 August, 2014

Demonstration to close 'inhumane' direct provision centre in Limerick taking place today

Four men went on hunger strike this week due to the conditions.

# demonstration - 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.

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