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#Occupation

# occupation - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Opinion: 'I joined the army out of love for Israel... but I was just playing the part of the British soldier'

‘At first, I hated shooting school children with rubber-coated bullets … but after a few months in Hebron, we would high-five each other every time we hit one’, writes Dean Issacharoff.

# occupation - Saturday 13 October, 2018

'They have no place in our city': Take Back the City protesters occupy Airbnb HQ

TBTC claims Airbnb has exacerbated the housing crisis in Dublin and Ireland as a whole.

# occupation - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

OPINION: Oisín Coulter of Take Back the City says the housing crisis is not a natural disaster Opinion This post contains videos

OPINION: Oisín Coulter of Take Back the City says the housing crisis is not a natural disaster

The Take Back the City activist tells us the group’s main aims and offers potential solutions to the current housing crisis.

# occupation - 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.

# occupation - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Take Back the City protesters on why they've taken to the streets

Activists cite rent, gentrification and community as reasons for joining the movement.

# occupation - Saturday 22 September, 2018

Housing activists hosting national day of action today ... here's how we got to this point

Take Back the City activists have occupied a number of properties in Dublin over the past two months.

# occupation - Friday 7 September, 2018

Waterford activists stage 24-hour occupation of vacant property in city

The activists say they were inspired by recent occupations in Dublin.

# occupation - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

High Court orders occupiers of house in Dublin's north inner city to vacate by 2pm tomorrow

The court heard that the people involved are believed to have previously been in occupation of a property at Summerhill Parade.

# occupation - Friday 17 August, 2018

'Summerhill was the tip of the iceberg': Housing activists take over second property in Dublin

Activists are now occupying 34 North Frederick Street in Dublin’s north inner city.

# occupation - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Activists occupying vacant property in Dublin 'still committed to action' despite a legal threat

A number of housing groups have occupied 35 Summerhill Parade since last Wednesday evening.

# occupation - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

'It shows how angry people are': Occupation of inner-city terraced house enters second day

The occupation followed a protest on Dublin’s O’Connell Street yesterday evening.

# occupation - Thursday 23 February, 2017

'There are definitely stories that would fit onto the big screen': Jim Sheridan reflects on Apollo House

The film director is proud of what the Apollo House occupation achieved.

# occupation - Friday 13 January, 2017

'This is only the start' - The occupation has ended, but what's next for Home Sweet Home?

The occupation of Apollo House has ended – but what happens next?

# occupation - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Tears and cheers as Apollo House occupiers claim a 'sad victory'

There were tears and cheers in equal measure this morning following today’s leaving Apollo House.

Apollo House occupation: One resident remains inside the building

The majority of residents and activists formally left the building this afternoon.

# occupation - Saturday 7 January, 2017

No deal reached over occupiers leaving Apollo House

Talks between Government and activists went on until late last night.

# occupation - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Apollo House occupiers demand Government puts Nama buildings 'on the table' to address homelessness

The group have been ordered to leave the building by next Wednesday.

# occupation - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

'Irish people are suckers for celebrity endorsements': Dublin council chief on Apollo House

Owen Keegan has criticised the occupation.

# occupation - Thursday 22 December, 2016

"We're ready to go in" - Dublin City Council has team on standby to enter Apollo House

A High Court decision yesterday said the occupiers must have vacated the building by 11 January.

# occupation - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Apollo House Occupation: Hozier, Glen Hansard and friends perform live at Dublin homeless hostel

The building in Dublin city centre has been taken over by homelessness activists.

# occupation - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Palestinian resolution on Israel withdrawal rejected by UN Security Council

France and Luxembourg supported the Palestinians.

# occupation - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Protesters occupy Irish Water HQ, call for public to 'join the resistance'

Protesters have now been cleared from the building after gardaí were called to the scene.

# occupation - Monday 3 March, 2014

Russian troops deny threatening assault on Ukrainian army within hours

The UK Foreign Secretary has said there will be “consequences and costs” to any military action.

# occupation - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Ukrainian security forces fail to retake Kiev city hall after clashes

They made a failed bid to retake the building from 200 opposition activists who have occupied it for a week.

# occupation - Monday 23 September, 2013

Lithuania marks 70th anniversary of obliteration of Vilnius Jews

More than 90 per cent of Lithuania’s 200,000 pre-war Jews died at the hands of the Nazis and local collaborators during WWII.

# occupation - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

First Irish TV, Titanic, a famous ceiling: the big anniversaries of 2012 Review 2012 This post contains videos

First Irish TV, Titanic, a famous ceiling: the big anniversaries of 2012

The Titanic disaster, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Anglo-Irish Treaty: 2012 has been a big year for commemorations. Here’s your guide to the bigger commemorations held this year.

# occupation - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Independent TD Mattie McGrath occupying Friends First premises

McGrath and five others are occupying the Loughlinstown premises after a meeting with managers this morning.

# occupation - Monday 30 January, 2012

Column: Occupying NAMA buildings isn’t just a gesture – it’s essential research

Such is the obscurity around NAMA’s operations that protesters are forced to commit acts of civil disobedience just to uncover the paper trail, writes Conor McCabe.

# occupation - Saturday 28 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Saturday

In tonight’s Fix: Occupied buildings, topless protests and the overriding importance of warm socks.