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#Protest

# protest - Sunday 10 February, 2019

Nurses 'strongly condemn' protest outside Simon Harris' home
# Strike
# Strike

Nurses 'strongly condemn' protest outside Simon Harris' home

Updated Feb 10th 2019, 6:49 PM 115,176 Views 109 Comments

The anti-government protesters left the scene peacefully after gardaí arrived.

# protest - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

'Slow drive' Dublin protest as young GPs say 'they will not stay in the country' under current contract
# Health
# Health

'Slow drive' Dublin protest as young GPs say 'they will not stay in the country' under current contract

Updated Feb 6th 2019, 2:25 PM 43,033 Views 120 Comments

The NAGP says 700 GPs are set to retire over the next five years.

# protest - Friday 1 February, 2019

Anti-abortion protesters say they received 'reliable information' on abortions taking place in Drogheda hospital
# Our Lady Of Lourdes
# Our Lady Of Lourdes

Anti-abortion protesters say they received 'reliable information' on abortions taking place in Drogheda hospital

Feb 1st 2019, 4:37 PM 73,769 Views 209 Comments

This is at least the second time this year that people have protested outside the hospital.

# protest - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Trans activists hold protest outside RTÉ studios ahead of Prime Time programme tonight
# Protest
# Protest

Trans activists hold protest outside RTÉ studios ahead of Prime Time programme tonight

Jan 22nd 2019, 8:33 PM 38,513 Views 202 Comments

Dozens of activists gathered outside RTÉ’s Donnybrook studios this evening.

# protest - Monday 21 January, 2019

Teen who stared at Native American protester says he was trying to calm the situation
# Viral Video
# Viral Video

Teen who stared at Native American protester says he was trying to calm the situation

Jan 21st 2019, 8:25 AM 85,850 Views 154 Comments

Footage of Nick Sandmann at the protest on Friday in Washington has gone viral.

# protest - Sunday 20 January, 2019

Violent clashes erupt in Athens as tens of thousands protest Macedonian name deal
# Greece
# Greece

Violent clashes erupt in Athens as tens of thousands protest Macedonian name deal

Jan 20th 2019, 7:10 PM 17,225 Views 22 Comments

Police estimates put the number of demonstrators at 60,000 at 12pm.

# protest - Saturday 19 January, 2019

Thousands take to streets of US for Women's March amid government shutdown
# Women's March
# Women's March

Thousands take to streets of US for Women's March amid government shutdown

Jan 19th 2019, 7:11 PM 11,873 Views 71 Comments

Many wore pink “pussy” hats to protest Trump’s demeaning comments about women.

A look inside the angry, fractured world of Ireland's 'yellow vests'
# Yellow Vest Ireland
# Yellow Vest Ireland

A look inside the angry, fractured world of Ireland's 'yellow vests'

Jan 19th 2019, 12:05 AM 69,324 Views 106 Comments

The movement – inspired by the French gilets jaunes – has had a shaky start.

# protest - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Highest number of human rights activists on record killed in 2018
# Frontline
# Frontline

Highest number of human rights activists on record killed in 2018

Jan 8th 2019, 9:14 AM 6,692 Views 7 Comments

In total 321 people in 27 countries were targeted and killed for their work.

# protest - Saturday 5 January, 2019

'People are being shot dead and no one is saying a thing': Sudanese community in Ireland protest government violence
# Food Shortages
# Food Shortages

'People are being shot dead and no one is saying a thing': Sudanese community in Ireland protest government violence

Jan 5th 2019, 6:30 AM 13,950 Views 3 Comments

Up to 40 people have been killed in violent protests in Sudan in recent weeks.

# protest - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Port Tunnel reopens after being blocked by 'yellow vest' protesters
# Gilets Jaunes
# Gilets Jaunes

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

Updated Dec 29th 2018, 4:25 PM 116,352 Views 230 Comments

The tunnel has since reopened.

# protest - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Union says KBC staff 'extremely upset and stressed' by recent incidents
# Security
# Security

Union says KBC staff 'extremely upset and stressed' by recent incidents

Dec 23rd 2018, 3:22 PM 25,744 Views 91 Comments

KBC Ireland said it is taking additional measures to ensure the safety of its staff.

# protest - Monday 17 December, 2018

Hungarian state broadcaster hit by wave of protests
# Budapest
# Budapest

Hungarian state broadcaster hit by wave of protests

Dec 17th 2018, 9:30 PM 15,214 Views 52 Comments

Several thousand demonstrators gathered to protest a controversial new labour law.

# protest - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

'For us, this is nonsense': Yellow vest protesters slam Macron's 'crumbs' speech
# Minimum Wage
# Minimum Wage

'For us, this is nonsense': Yellow vest protesters slam Macron's 'crumbs' speech

Dec 11th 2018, 7:21 AM 13,853 Views 31 Comments

After three weeks of large scale protests, Macron announced last night that the minimum wage would be increased.

# protest - Saturday 8 December, 2018

Tourist sites closed and 8,000 police officers deployed to prevent repeat of 'yellow vest' riot
# Paris
# Paris

Tourist sites closed and 8,000 police officers deployed to prevent repeat of 'yellow vest' riot

Dec 8th 2018, 6:30 AM 8,364 Views 32 Comments

A number of tourist sites will be closed in Paris today ahead of more demonstrations.

# protest - Monday 3 December, 2018

The yellow vests: Dozens block fuel depot as PM to meet with protesters
# France
# France

The yellow vests: Dozens block fuel depot as PM to meet with protesters

Dec 3rd 2018, 2:17 PM 12,761 Views 40 Comments

Around 1,000 students shouting “Macron resign!” demonstrated in the city of Nice today – some wearing high-vis jackets.

# protest - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Explainer: Who are France's 'yellow vest' protesters and what are they looking for?
# Forgotten Middle Class
# Forgotten Middle Class

Explainer: Who are France's 'yellow vest' protesters and what are they looking for?

Dec 1st 2018, 8:00 AM 27,945 Views 45 Comments

Protesters have called for another demonstration to take place on the Champs-Elysees today.

'We want to send a clear message': Thousands expected to take part in Dublin housing protest today
# Protest
# Protest

'We want to send a clear message': Thousands expected to take part in Dublin housing protest today

Dec 1st 2018, 7:30 AM 13,066 Views 31 Comments

Today’s protest coincides with the anniversary of Jonathan Corrie who died near the Dáil four years ago.

# protest - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Boca Juniors go on strike over Copa Libertadores final
# Protest
From The42
# Protest

Boca Juniors go on strike over Copa Libertadores final

Nov 28th 2018, 10:21 AM 8,285 Views 11 Comments

No decision has been made on a date or venue for the second leg of a clash with River Plate.

# protest - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Paris police use tear gas and water cannon on anti-Macron tax protesters
# En Marche
# En Marche

Paris police use tear gas and water cannon on anti-Macron tax protesters

Nov 24th 2018, 10:38 AM 12,354 Views 39 Comments

Tens of thousands are expected on the streets of Paris today to protest against rising fuel prices and tax measures.

# protest - Saturday 17 November, 2018

'People are sick and tired': Grassroots groups hold day of action ahead of housing protest next month
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

'People are sick and tired': Grassroots groups hold day of action ahead of housing protest next month

Nov 17th 2018, 7:15 AM 10,910 Views 27 Comments

Since the summer, the country has seen a rise in housing activists taking action to raise awareness over housing issues.

# protest - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

'Clothes are not consent': Thongs hung up at Spire to protest use of clothing as rape trial evidence
# Protest
# Protest

'Clothes are not consent': Thongs hung up at Spire to protest use of clothing as rape trial evidence

Nov 14th 2018, 3:14 PM 27,856 Views 0 Comments

The protest was organised by ROSA and Solidarity-People Before Profit TD Ruth Coppinger.

# protest - Saturday 20 October, 2018

Campaigners claim half a million marched in London to call for new Brexit vote
# Brexit Backtrack
# Brexit Backtrack

Campaigners claim half a million marched in London to call for new Brexit vote

Updated Oct 20th 2018, 7:05 PM 58,065 Views 250 Comments

If accurate, it would make it the largest demonstration since the protest against the Iraq war in 2003.

# protest - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

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

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

Oct 3rd 2018, 7:00 AM 10,636 Views 70 Comments

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

# protest - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Owners of Dublin building occupied by protesters say it is 'not safe'
# Take Back The City
# Take Back The City

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

Oct 2nd 2018, 3:15 PM 13,261 Views 0 Comments

The building at Belvedere Place was occupied on 8 September.

# protest - Saturday 29 September, 2018

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

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

Sep 29th 2018, 9:30 AM 18,401 Views 92 Comments

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

# protest - Monday 24 September, 2018

'It's a weird side-effect': Activist hopes PigeonGate video will bring attention to housing movement
# Take Back The City
# Take Back The City

'It's a weird side-effect': Activist hopes PigeonGate video will bring attention to housing movement

Sep 24th 2018, 12:59 PM 27,899 Views 28 Comments

Footage shared at the weekend showed one man abusing the protesters and another in his group threw a pigeon head at them.

# protest - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

'Compliments and commendations don't put meals on tables': Defence Forces families march on Leinster House
# Living Wage
# Living Wage

'Compliments and commendations don't put meals on tables': Defence Forces families march on Leinster House

Sep 19th 2018, 3:31 PM 12,531 Views 40 Comments

The government insists work is under way to address pay and conditions of Defence Forces personnel.

'Give our defence forces a living wage': Why I'm marching on the Dáil today
# Column
# Column

'Give our defence forces a living wage': Why I'm marching on the Dáil today

Sep 19th 2018, 7:00 AM 28,871 Views 69 Comments

Dr Tom Clonan outlines his reasons for protesting at Leinster House today.

# protest - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Postmasters to march on the Dáil over closure of 159 Post Offices
# Postmasters Protest
# Postmasters Protest

Postmasters to march on the Dáil over closure of 159 Post Offices

Updated Sep 18th 2018, 4:20 PM 8,462 Views 35 Comments

Postmasters are accusing An Post of ripping the economic heart out of rural Ireland.

# protest - Monday 17 September, 2018

Justice minister supports legislation to ban photographing gardaí in the course of their duties
# No Photos Please
# No Photos Please

Justice minister supports legislation to ban photographing gardaí in the course of their duties

Sep 17th 2018, 12:54 PM 49,521 Views 225 Comments

Charlie Flanagan said gardaí are “the bulwark between civilised society and a breakdown in law and order”.

Labour's Brendan Howlin says Take Back The City is something 'he wouldn't be associated with'
# Not The Solution
# Not The Solution

Labour's Brendan Howlin says Take Back The City is something 'he wouldn't be associated with'

Sep 17th 2018, 9:53 AM 24,606 Views 67 Comments

Howlin yesterday faced down members of his own party at Labour’s think-in in Drogheda.

# protest - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Commissioner says form of garda attire at North Frederick Street protest 'was not correct'
# Balaclavas
# Balaclavas

Commissioner says form of garda attire at North Frederick Street protest 'was not correct'

Updated Sep 13th 2018, 4:00 PM 75,528 Views 152 Comments

Leo Varadkar defended the actions of gardaí and the decision to cover their faces.

# protest - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Housing activists block traffic in Dublin during sit-down protest against Frederick Street eviction
# Take Back The City
# Take Back The City

Housing activists block traffic in Dublin during sit-down protest against Frederick Street eviction

Sep 12th 2018, 7:04 PM 46,351 Views 336 Comments

Hundreds gathered to protest the eviction of a group from a vacant property in North Fredrick Street.

'Your daddy is a horrible person': Protesters criticised for shouting at Jacob Rees-Mogg's children
# Protest
# Protest

'Your daddy is a horrible person': Protesters criticised for shouting at Jacob Rees-Mogg's children

Sep 12th 2018, 6:16 PM 50,781 Views 78 Comments

A video uploaded to Facebook yesterday showed protesters outside the pro-Brexit MP’s home.

# protest - Sunday 9 September, 2018

'Wow, NFL first game ratings are way down' - Kneeling protests resume as Trump warns of ratings fall
# Protest
From The42
# Protest

'Wow, NFL first game ratings are way down' - Kneeling protests resume as Trump warns of ratings fall

Sep 9th 2018, 9:23 PM 10,860 Views 12 Comments

Miami Dolphins’ Kenny Stills and Albert Wilson kneeled during the anthem, while Robert Quinn raised a fist.

# protest - Sunday 2 September, 2018

Man United fans pay for anti-Woodward banner to fly over Turf Moor
# Protest
From The42
# Protest

Man United fans pay for anti-Woodward banner to fly over Turf Moor

Sep 2nd 2018, 4:40 PM 11,391 Views 16 Comments

“Ed Woodward a specialist in failure,” it read.

# protest - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Giant balloon of London mayor in bikini flies over London 'in retaliation' to 'Trump Baby'
# Sadiq Khan
# Sadiq Khan

Giant balloon of London mayor in bikini flies over London 'in retaliation' to 'Trump Baby'

Sep 1st 2018, 1:20 PM 25,741 Views 52 Comments

It follows activists flying a giant balloon depicting US President Donald Trump as a baby during protests in July against his UK visit.

# protest - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Merkel says 'hate in the streets' has no place in Germany following violent far-right rally
# Chemnitz
# Chemnitz

Merkel says 'hate in the streets' has no place in Germany following violent far-right rally

Aug 28th 2018, 5:36 PM 15,893 Views 81 Comments

At least 20 people were injured yesterday during a far-right rally in the Germany city of Chemnitz.

# protest - Monday 27 August, 2018

Several injured in German far-right rally after knife killing sparks further violence
# Chemnitz
# Chemnitz

Several injured in German far-right rally after knife killing sparks further violence

Aug 27th 2018, 10:36 PM 20,858 Views 82 Comments

Hundreds of riot police separated the noisy crowd from more than 1,000 anti-fascist counter-protesters.