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Saturday 25 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# sit in

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At least 35 people killed, including eight-year-old child, in 'brutal' crackdown on protesters in Sudan
Hundreds of people were also injured when a sit-in was forcefully broken up by the military.
# Khartoum
13 killed as sit-in is broken up outside army headquarters in Sudan
There were multiple reports of the military using force to disperse the sit-in in front of army headquarters, where protesters have been camped out for weeks.
# take back the city
'It's a weird side-effect': Activist hopes PigeonGate video will bring attention to housing movement
Footage shared at the weekend showed one man abusing the protesters and another in his group threw a pigeon head at them.
# Permanent TSB
Grafton Street branch of PTSB occupied by anti-vulture fund demonstrators
The protesters accuse the bank of putting the lives of people in almost 20,000 households in jeopardy.
# dáil gridlock
Vera Twomey causes TD traffic chaos by staging sit-in at Leinster House
Assorted deputies were left stranded inside the gates of Leinster House by the protest.
# pumpkin patch
Women told their jobs are gone 'immediately' resolve dispute after Blanchardstown store sit-in
The Pumpkin Patch company has stores in Blanchardstown and Liffey Valley.
# Wicklow
Homeless men end occupation of council building in Bray
They had been protesting in the building since Thursday.
# Dáil talk
State of the Nation: Will Mary Lou try to enter the Dáil today?
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
# sit in
Gerry Adams thinks the Ceann Comhairle is "unfair and petulant"
His refusal to re-enter the Dáil while Mary Lou was staging her sit-in was “silly and bizarre” according to the Sinn Féin leader.
# Your Say
Poll: What do you make of Mary Lou McDonald's sit-in?
The Dáil was adjourned until next Tuesday after the sit-in so today we’re asking for your opinion on it.
# Protest
Analysis: Why it looks like Sinn Féin's Dáil sit-in was nothing more than a political stunt
Sinn Féin denied its Leinster House protest was a publicity stunt but it’s hard to get away from that conclusion.
# Ballyvolane
Six workers spend third day staging sit-in protest at petrol station
The workers are looking for outstanding wages and holiday pay.
# public order offences
PHOTOS: 11 people arrested during an 'unofficial protest' over water charges
The rogue protesters refused to move after O’Connell Street was reopened today.
# wound up
"Vindicated" Paris Bakery staff now able to access insolvency fund
A liquidator has been appointed to the company – and workers believe their employers got off ‘scot-free’.
# international attention
The Paris Bakery sit-in will be discussed at UN labour conference today
A rally to support the workers will take place outside Leinster House this afternoon.
# Unpaid wages
'We can't pay our bills with promises'
Workers at Paris Bakery are into their second day at the sit-in outside the Dublin bakery.
# paris bakery
"I don't think we will see the money." - Dublin bakery staff staging sit-in over back wages
Gardaí have been called to the Paris Bakery on Moore St.
# News Fix
Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday
Everyone’s talking about John Gilligan shooting, the Fine Gael Ard Fheis and Russian forces in the Ukraine.
# Occupy Limerick
"We're being made fools of" - Limerick staff sit-in enters 17th day
Staff are angry that entitlements have not been paid, despite a promise that they would.
# sit in
'A hospital is not just bricks and mortar' - staff determined to save Mount Carmel
A protest march will take place later today with staff saying the services provided by the hospital are vital to the community.