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#Protest

# protest - Thursday 30 January, 2020

Zappone reverses funding cut for creches on day of protest action next week
# Childcare
# Childcare

Zappone reverses funding cut for creches on day of protest action next week

Updated Jan 30th 2020, 1:49 PM 27,974 Views 30 Comments

Creche owners had been told the department will not fund an alternative day to make up time for the protest.

# protest - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

High Court asked to lift injunction limiting extent of greyhound racing protest
# Shelbourne Park
# Shelbourne Park

High Court asked to lift injunction limiting extent of greyhound racing protest

Jan 29th 2020, 8:33 AM 8,208 Views 0 Comments

Late last year the operators of Shelbourne Park, Greyhound Stadium Ltd, secured the temporary injunction.

# protest - Thursday 16 January, 2020

Garda receives minor injuries after being struck with moving vehicle during farmer protest
# Merrion St
# Merrion St

Garda receives minor injuries after being struck with moving vehicle during farmer protest

Jan 16th 2020, 12:18 PM 20,985 Views 40 Comments

The vehicle involved is understood not to have been a tractor. No arrests have been made.

# protest - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Farmers warn of further 'civil disobedience' as dozens of tractors shut down busy Dublin streets
# Protest
# Protest

Farmers warn of further 'civil disobedience' as dozens of tractors shut down busy Dublin streets

Jan 15th 2020, 4:04 PM 19,686 Views 54 Comments

It follows a similar protest in November when dozens of farmers also arrived on tractors.

# protest - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

Tens of thousands march in Hong Kong pro-democracy rally after police use tear gas in clashes
# China
# China

Tens of thousands march in Hong Kong pro-democracy rally after police use tear gas in clashes

Jan 1st 2020, 11:12 AM 6,647 Views 7 Comments

The city has been battered by nearly seven months of unrest, which was sparked by a proposal to allow extraditions to mainland China.

# protest - Friday 27 December, 2019

Paul Pogba launches own anti-racism protest
# Initiative
From The42
# Initiative

Paul Pogba launches own anti-racism protest

Dec 27th 2019, 8:07 PM 9,103 Views 7 Comments

The France international was subjected to abuse on social media at the start of the season.

# protest - Monday 9 December, 2019

IFA staging blockade outside Tesco distribution centre in Dublin
# Beef
# Beef

IFA staging blockade outside Tesco distribution centre in Dublin

Updated Dec 9th 2019, 9:58 AM 27,297 Views 54 Comments

The latest blockade is part of the ongoing farmer campaign for an increase in beef prices.

# protest - Friday 6 December, 2019

'No more hostels, build more homes': Aungier Street reopens after housing protest
# Dublin
# Dublin

'No more hostels, build more homes': Aungier Street reopens after housing protest

Updated Dec 6th 2019, 7:00 PM 23,227 Views 97 Comments

Demonstrators held signs bearing slogans like “homes not hostels”, and “children first”.

# protest - Thursday 5 December, 2019

'Shame on Leo': Thousands march through Dublin and Cork against homelessness
# Protest
# Protest

'Shame on Leo': Thousands march through Dublin and Cork against homelessness

Updated Dec 5th 2019, 10:05 PM 56,991 Views 163 Comments

Protesters called on the government to do more to tackle homelessness.

# protest - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Opinion: 'Hong Kong people are more tolerant of radical protest because of guilt - not anger'
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

Opinion: 'Hong Kong people are more tolerant of radical protest because of guilt - not anger'

Dec 3rd 2019, 5:40 PM 7,586 Views 5 Comments

Dr Chung Kam Kwok, a Research Fellow at Trinity College, gives some background to the violent protests seen in 2019 and asks what’s next for the territory.

# protest - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Farmers have begun to leave tractor protest in Dublin city centre
# Traffic Disruption
# Traffic Disruption

Farmers have begun to leave tractor protest in Dublin city centre

Updated Nov 27th 2019, 3:23 PM 89,710 Views 188 Comments

Traffic disruption was experienced today due to the ongoing protest.

# protest - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Hong Kong voters wait in hundred metre-long queues to cast their ballot in elections
# Democracy
# Democracy

Hong Kong voters wait in hundred metre-long queues to cast their ballot in elections

Nov 24th 2019, 7:42 AM 7,598 Views 4 Comments

One-third of registered voters had cast their ballot in the first five hours.

# protest - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Cyclists stage 'die in' outside the Dáil in second day of protest
# Road Death
# Road Death

Cyclists stage 'die in' outside the Dáil in second day of protest

Updated Nov 6th 2019, 3:25 PM 31,766 Views 209 Comments

Yesterday, cyclists staged a similar protest outside the Dublin City Council offices.

# protest - Monday 4 November, 2019

Protesters plan 'bikini & shorts' protest over Taoiseach 'positive' climate change remarks
# Dáil Gates
# Dáil Gates

Protesters plan 'bikini & shorts' protest over Taoiseach 'positive' climate change remarks

Nov 4th 2019, 11:47 AM 42,893 Views 74 Comments

Varadkar said one of the benefits to climate change is warmer winters.

# protest - Monday 14 October, 2019

Farmers block industry representatives from entering first taskforce meeting
# MEAT INDUSTRIES IRELAND
# MEAT INDUSTRIES IRELAND

Farmers block industry representatives from entering first taskforce meeting

Updated Oct 14th 2019, 1:32 PM 16,608 Views 26 Comments

A newly established beef task force was due to meet this morning to examine the future of the beef industry in Ireland.

# protest - Saturday 12 October, 2019

Kurdish people in Ireland and Europe protest against Turkey's Syria offensive
# Kurds
# Kurds

Kurdish people in Ireland and Europe protest against Turkey's Syria offensive

Oct 12th 2019, 7:57 PM 14,245 Views 36 Comments

Kurdish people in Dublin held a rally on O’Connell Street outside the GPO.

# protest - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Cyclists blocking traffic in Dublin city as part of climate change protest
# Extinction Rebellion
# Extinction Rebellion

Cyclists blocking traffic in Dublin city as part of climate change protest

Oct 10th 2019, 8:34 AM 43,365 Views 346 Comments

The demonstration has been organised in support of Extinction Rebellion.

# protest - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Extinction Rebellion protesters moved by gardaí during sit-in outside Dáil
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Extinction Rebellion protesters moved by gardaí during sit-in outside Dáil

Oct 8th 2019, 6:56 PM 23,090 Views 111 Comments

The demonstration is part of a week-long protest by the group.

# protest - Monday 7 October, 2019

276 people arrested during Extinction Rebellion protests in London
# Rebellion Week
# Rebellion Week

276 people arrested during Extinction Rebellion protests in London

Oct 7th 2019, 10:02 PM 15,657 Views 32 Comments

Climate protests were held in cities around the globe today.

'We're not going to stop': Extinction Rebellion activists begin week-long protest
# Dublin
# Dublin

'We're not going to stop': Extinction Rebellion activists begin week-long protest

Oct 7th 2019, 4:19 PM 19,893 Views 95 Comments

Thousands of people joined the protest, before activists made camp in Merrion Square.

# protest - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Four climate protestors arrested after spraying fake blood on UK Treasury building
# Extinction Rebellion
# Extinction Rebellion

Four climate protestors arrested after spraying fake blood on UK Treasury building

Oct 3rd 2019, 12:02 PM 17,364 Views 58 Comments

The environmental campaign group said 1,800 litres of fake blood was used.

# protest - Sunday 29 September, 2019

Flanagan said there is 'no threat' to local communities from Direct Provision
# Oughterard
# Oughterard

Flanagan said there is 'no threat' to local communities from Direct Provision

Sep 29th 2019, 3:34 PM 17,004 Views 82 Comments

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan was speaking to RTÉ One’s The Week in Politics this afternoon.

Hundreds of laid-off Wrightbus workers protest outside church over donations
# Wrightbus
# Wrightbus

Hundreds of laid-off Wrightbus workers protest outside church over donations

Sep 29th 2019, 1:45 PM 41,437 Views 42 Comments

Wrightbus went into administration last week with the loss of 1,200 jobs.

# protest - Saturday 28 September, 2019

Thousands protest in London against ‘Soldier F’ prosecution over Bloody Sunday deaths
# Soldier F
# Soldier F

Thousands protest in London against ‘Soldier F’ prosecution over Bloody Sunday deaths

Sep 28th 2019, 6:01 PM 49,521 Views 0 Comments

Soldier F is charged with the murder of William McKinney, 27, and 22-year-old James Wray

Large crowds expected at March for Choice in Dublin this afternoon
# Abortion
# Abortion

Large crowds expected at March for Choice in Dublin this afternoon

Sep 28th 2019, 9:00 AM 32,009 Views 93 Comments

This will be the first March for Choice since Ireland enacted abortion legislation in December.

# protest - Thursday 19 September, 2019

'I won't sign on, it's demeaning': School secretaries will strike tomorrow over pay
# Equal Pay For Equal Work
# Equal Pay For Equal Work

'I won't sign on, it's demeaning': School secretaries will strike tomorrow over pay

Sep 19th 2019, 6:15 AM 17,728 Views 43 Comments

A school secretary could be paid as little as €12,500 a year, with no holiday pay, sick leave or pension entitlements.

# protest - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Paddy Jackson left out of London Irish squad for Munster trip
# Pre-Season
From The42
# Pre-Season

Paddy Jackson left out of London Irish squad for Munster trip

Sep 11th 2019, 12:03 PM 17,006 Views 102 Comments

A scheduled protest against the signing of the former Ireland out-half will still go ahead at Musgrave Park, however.

# protest - Saturday 31 August, 2019

'Boris Johnson shame on you': Thousands across Britain protest against decision to suspend parliament
# Brexit
# Brexit

'Boris Johnson shame on you': Thousands across Britain protest against decision to suspend parliament

Updated Aug 31st 2019, 7:50 PM 41,948 Views 67 Comments

Demonstrations are expected all across Britain today.

Scottish police launch 'thorough and robust inquiry' after Irish unity march riot
# Glasgow
# Glasgow

Scottish police launch 'thorough and robust inquiry' after Irish unity march riot

Aug 31st 2019, 6:07 PM 25,721 Views 29 Comments

Police said a planned parade by a republican flute band was met by a ‘disruptive’ counter protest.

Police fire tear gas and water cannon as Hong Kong protesters defy rally ban
# Tensions
# Tensions

Police fire tear gas and water cannon as Hong Kong protesters defy rally ban

Aug 31st 2019, 11:52 AM 6,703 Views 26 Comments

Police had banned today’s demonstration on security grounds.

# protest - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

'If you shut down our parliament, we shut down the streets': Thousands protest decision to suspend UK parliament
# Brexit
# Brexit

'If you shut down our parliament, we shut down the streets': Thousands protest decision to suspend UK parliament

Aug 28th 2019, 9:56 PM 116,181 Views 79 Comments

The queen approved the request to suspend UK parliament next month.

# protest - Saturday 24 August, 2019

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as clashes return to city following days of peace
# Unrest
# Unrest

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as clashes return to city following days of peace

Aug 24th 2019, 11:30 AM 5,876 Views 14 Comments

The protests ended a nearly week-long period of peace in the semi-autonomous region.

# protest - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Phil Neville calls for social media boycott following Pogba abuse
# Protest
From The42
# Protest

Phil Neville calls for social media boycott following Pogba abuse

Aug 20th 2019, 5:24 PM 9,429 Views 14 Comments

The French midfielder was targeted online after he had a penalty saved in Monday’s 1-1 Premier League draw at Wolves.

# protest - Sunday 18 August, 2019

Hundreds of thousands attend another huge protest in Hong Kong
# Democracy
# Democracy

Hundreds of thousands attend another huge protest in Hong Kong

Aug 18th 2019, 5:35 PM 16,035 Views 28 Comments

Weeks of demonstrations have plunged the city into crisis.

# protest - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

QPR U18s walk off pitch after alleged racist abuse
# Protest
From The42
# Protest

QPR U18s walk off pitch after alleged racist abuse

Aug 14th 2019, 9:25 PM 8,529 Views 4 Comments

The club have called for Uefa to take the ‘strongest possible action’.

# protest - Friday 9 August, 2019

Beef protests suspended as farmers to enter talks with meat industry, Department says
# Beef Plan Movement
# Beef Plan Movement

Beef protests suspended as farmers to enter talks with meat industry, Department says

Aug 9th 2019, 10:47 PM 14,485 Views 30 Comments

Farmers around the country have been holding protests in recent weeks.

# protest - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

RTB threatened to take legal action if Take Back the City protested in its office again
# Rtb
# Rtb

RTB threatened to take legal action if Take Back the City protested in its office again

Aug 6th 2019, 12:05 AM 42,225 Views 39 Comments

Around 50 people occupied the RTB’s Dublin office in November last year to highlight concerns.

# protest - Sunday 28 July, 2019

'Honestly, I'm scared': Over 1,000 people arrested at Moscow rally for fair elections
# Russia
# Russia

'Honestly, I'm scared': Over 1,000 people arrested at Moscow rally for fair elections

Updated Jul 28th 2019, 8:05 AM 22,681 Views 70 Comments

The rally came a week after the capital’s biggest demonstration in years.

# protest - Sunday 21 July, 2019

Tens of thousands march in another huge anti-government rally in Hong Kong
# Protest
# Protest

Tens of thousands march in another huge anti-government rally in Hong Kong

Jul 21st 2019, 1:45 PM 9,519 Views 16 Comments

The protests have been sparked by years of rising anger over Beijing’s influence.

# protest - Saturday 20 July, 2019

'Streets are for the people': Dublin street blocked by protesters as part of 'car-free' demonstration
# South William Street
# South William Street

'Streets are for the people': Dublin street blocked by protesters as part of 'car-free' demonstration

Jul 20th 2019, 12:24 PM 47,801 Views 178 Comments

Demonstrators are calling for more public spaces in the city for people.