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#occupy

# occupy - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

Galway airport workers begin sit-in to ensure redundancy payments

The airport will continue to operate as normal as staff say they will continue to work during the sit-in.

# occupy - 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.

# occupy - Sunday 29 January, 2012

300 people arrested at Occupy protests in California

Demonstrators burned an American flag in a city hall after police fired tear gas and bean bags to disperse the crowds.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

The nine stories you need to know this morning…

# occupy - Saturday 28 January, 2012

Protesters take over NAMA-owned building and open it to the public Unlock NAMA This post contains images

Protesters take over NAMA-owned building and open it to the public

The Unlock NAMA group has taken over a building in Dublin’s city centre this morning – and plans to open more of NAMA’s buildings to the public.

# occupy - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

Occupy Finance: Sit-down protest against bondholder payout Pay Day This post contains images

Occupy Finance: Sit-down protest against bondholder payout

Have you spotted other protests today against the payout of €1.25bn to Anglo Irish bondholders? Send your pics to us.

# occupy - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Occupy Dame Street camp is "killing" Temple Bar businesses Dublin This post contains images

Occupy Dame Street camp is "killing" Temple Bar businesses

Small business owners said today that the camp is stopping people from vising shops in the area.

# occupy - Friday 13 January, 2012

La Senza sit-in ends as KPMG agrees to pay up

The sit-in at the Liffey Valley branch of the lingerie chain ends after five days, with workers told they will get their wages.

# occupy - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

"We're not going down without a fight" - employees occupy La Senza Sit-In This post contains images

"We're not going down without a fight" - employees occupy La Senza

25 workers from the lingerie store are holding a sit-in in the Liffey Valley branch of La Senza saying they are owed wages. Trade union officials will meet with the administrators tomorrow to address the employee concerns.

# occupy - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

Video: Cork protesters 'liberate Nama building' NAMA This post contains videos

Video: Cork protesters 'liberate Nama building'

The group took possession of an empty premises over Christmas – and this video shows how they went about it.

# occupy - Monday 2 January, 2012

Group 'liberate' Nama building to become community centre

A number of people have occupied an unused building in Cork, where they plan to open a soup kitchen and suicide outreach service.

# occupy - Sunday 1 January, 2012

All we want for 2012 (and what we won’t miss from 2011)

TheJournal.ie’s writers have each picked one thing that they are glad to see the back of – and one thing they are looking forward to this year.

Read Me: The year’s best opinion pieces from TheJournal.ie

Thought-provoking, moving, controversial: Our pick of the top ten Read Mes from 2011.

# occupy - Saturday 31 December, 2011

2011: The Year in Numbers

From #aras11 to #ge11, from Ireland’s economic black hole to the controversial household charge: We bring you all the important numbers of 2011.

# occupy - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

14 game-changing moments of 2011 Review 2011 This post contains images

14 game-changing moments of 2011

These were the catalysts for some of the upheavals at home and abroad this past year…

# occupy - Sunday 18 December, 2011

Bishop arrested during Occupy New York protest Occupy Ny This post contains images

Bishop arrested during Occupy New York protest

Retired Episcopal Bishop George Packard was arrested at an Occupy Wall Street demonstration in New York – after he scaled a fence to access church property.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

# occupy - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

Time Magazine's Person of the Year is.... The Protester

Time says that protesters across the Middle East, Europe and North America changed the world in 2011 – but who were the runners up?

# occupy - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

NYPD blocks journalist from covering Occupy protest Occupy Wall Street This post contains videos

NYPD blocks journalist from covering Occupy protest

New York Times photojournalist Robert Stolarik was pushed by police and repeatedly blocked from covering a protest at the World Financial Centre Plaza.

# occupy - Sunday 11 December, 2011

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# occupy - Thursday 8 December, 2011

From The Daily Edge WATCH: Christy Moore sings ‘Ride On’ at Occupy Dame Street Occupy This post contains videos

WATCH: Christy Moore sings ‘Ride On’ at Occupy Dame Street

Ireland’s best-known troubador dropped by for an impromptu gig at the Central Bank last night. Here’s the video.

# occupy - Sunday 4 December, 2011

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the world.

# occupy - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

Students arrested after occupying Fine Gael TD's constituency office

Students climbed onto the roof and entered the constituency office of Brian Walsh TD in Galway earlier today.

# occupy - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Catch up on the day’s biggest stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Students briefly occupy Department of Jobs in fees protest

The third-level students had brought enough food to last several weeks – and a portable toilet – but left the building when Gardaí arrived on the scene.

# occupy - Monday 28 November, 2011

Protesters defy deadline at Occupy LA

The protesters have so far defied an order from the city’s mayor to move on from outside the City Hall, where they have been camped for the past two months.

# occupy - Sunday 27 November, 2011

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# occupy - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

Watch: Obama speech interrupted by Occupy group Obama This post contains videos

Watch: Obama speech interrupted by Occupy group

The president responded by telling the group that if they listened to his point, he would listen to theirs.

# occupy - Monday 21 November, 2011

Two officers suspended over pepper-spraying of peaceful protesters Occupy This post contains videos

Two officers suspended over pepper-spraying of peaceful protesters

Shocking video shows University of California Davis campus police liberally dousing students with pepper spray during a non-violent protest. Two officers have been suspended and an investigation ordered – however the university’s chancellor has refused to step down over the incident.

# occupy - Sunday 20 November, 2011

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the world.

# occupy - Saturday 19 November, 2011

Occupy Dame Street builds wooden kitchen in front of Central Bank

The kitchen, which the group says is not a permanent structure and is just like the tents and yurt already on site, will provide hot meals for those in the camp.

# occupy - Friday 18 November, 2011

From The Daily Edge Column: Cardinal Rules - on Occupy Jim Sheridan's gaff Opinion

Column: Cardinal Rules - on Occupy Jim Sheridan's gaff

This week, the (not) Primate of All-Ireland is caught up in #Occupy fever – and decides to #Occupy Jim Sheridan’s €7,000-a-month rented house.

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From The Daily Edge The latest target of the Occupy movement? People magazine New York This post contains images

The latest target of the Occupy movement? People magazine

A second Occupy protest took place in New York yesterday – and it all centred on two of America’s most powerful men… in Hollywood, that is.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

# occupy - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

84-year-old woman pepper-sprayed at Occupy Seattle protest

Dorli Rainey, 84, says she won’t stop demonstrating despite being pepper-sprayed and almost trampled in protests supporting Seattle’s Occupy movement.

# occupy - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

Occupy protesters allowed return to Zuccotti Park

The activists have received a court order allowing them to return to the park from which they were evicted in the early hours of this morning.

Occupy Wall Street protesters forced out of Zucotti Park in New York Occupy Wall Street This post contains videos

Occupy Wall Street protesters forced out of Zucotti Park in New York

Protesters have been told they can return once the park has been cleaned.

# occupy - Monday 14 November, 2011

Christy Moore visits the Occupy Dame St camp Occupy This post contains images

Christy Moore visits the Occupy Dame St camp

The legendary musician had a cup of tea and a chat with protesters, before promising to return and play some songs during his next visit.