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#Protest

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

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Campaigners claim half a million marched in London to call for new Brexit vote Brexit Backtrack

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie Owners of Dublin building occupied by protesters say it is 'not safe' Take Back The City

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

The building at Belvedere Place was occupied on 8 September.

From TheJournal.ie Take Back the City protesters on why they've taken to the streets Take Back The City

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.

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Compliments and commendations don't put meals on tables': Defence Forces families march on Leinster House Living Wage

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Give our defence forces a living wage': Why I'm marching on the Dáil today Column

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Postmasters to march on the Dáil over closure of 159 Post Offices Postmasters Protest

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Justice minister supports legislation to ban photographing gardaí in the course of their duties No Photos Please

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Commissioner says form of garda attire at North Frederick Street protest 'was not correct' Balaclavas

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Housing activists block traffic in Dublin during sit-down protest against Frederick Street eviction Take Back The City

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Giant balloon of London mayor in bikini flies over London 'in retaliation' to 'Trump Baby' Sadiq Khan

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Merkel says 'hate in the streets' has no place in Germany following violent far-right rally Chemnitz

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Several injured in German far-right rally after knife killing sparks further violence Chemnitz

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Palestinian border protesters shot dead by Israeli troops Clashes

Palestinian border protesters shot dead by Israeli troops

At least 171 Gazans have been killed by Israeli fire since late March.

From TheJournal.ie 'Summerhill was the tip of the iceberg': Housing activists take over second property in Dublin Occupation

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Activists occupying vacant property in Dublin 'still committed to action' despite a legal threat Summerhill

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.

From The42 NFL players have come up with a new way to protest during the anthem Won't Back Down

NFL players have come up with a new way to protest during the anthem

A number of players raised their fists in protest during the exhibition games, while some continued to take a knee.

From TheJournal.ie 'It shows how angry people are': Occupation of inner-city terraced house enters second day Housing Crisis

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Gun traders say regulations are 'driving law-abiding dealers out of business' Protest

Gun traders say regulations are 'driving law-abiding dealers out of business'

A protest is due to take place outside garda headquarters in Dublin today.

From TheJournal.ie One of Macron's bodyguards is being investigated for beating a protester Strike

One of Macron's bodyguards is being investigated for beating a protester

A probe has begun into possible charges of violence by a public official, and of pretending to be a policeman.

From TheJournal.ie Stand-off between gardaí and locals at protest against clinic which 'treats sex offenders' Sallynoggin

Stand-off between gardaí and locals at protest against clinic which 'treats sex offenders'

The gates to the clinic were shut with bike locks, which had to be removed by gardaí.

From TheJournal.ie Pride in London organisers 'sorry' over 'anti-trans' protest Protesters

Pride in London organisers 'sorry' over 'anti-trans' protest

Pride in London said the group “forced their way to the front of the parade”.

From TheJournal.ie Giant 'Trump Baby' blimp given permission to fly over London during US president's visit Protest

Giant 'Trump Baby' blimp given permission to fly over London during US president's visit

The six-metre orange balloon, which shows the president wearing a nappy, will fly near parliament.

From TheJournal.ie Woman arrested after scaling Statue of Liberty to protest US immigration policy US Border

Woman arrested after scaling Statue of Liberty to protest US immigration policy

She is now facing multiple federal charges including trespassing and disorderly conduct.

From TheJournal.ie Posters and postcards show how Irish suffragists were 'ridiculed and feared' Exhibition

Posters and postcards show how Irish suffragists were 'ridiculed and feared'

The fascinating documents are on show until September.

From TheJournal.ie 'Pride will only cease to be a protest when there is nothing left to fight for' Read Me

'Pride will only cease to be a protest when there is nothing left to fight for'

Even if you view Pride as nothing more than a celebration, it is still a protest, writes Danny Rigg.

From TheJournal.ie Protests as Spain 'Wolf Pack' acquitted of gang raping woman but jailed for sexual abuse Pamplona

Protests as Spain 'Wolf Pack' acquitted of gang raping woman but jailed for sexual abuse

The verdicts sparked protests outside the Pamplona courthouse in northern Spain.

From TheJournal.ie Cyclists stage lie-down protest outside Leinster House calling for greater road safety Dublin Cycle Campaign

Cyclists stage lie-down protest outside Leinster House calling for greater road safety

Four cyclists have died on Irish roads so far this year.

From TheJournal.ie 'Less talk, more action': Thousands take to streets of Dublin calling for end to homeless crisis Homelessness

'Less talk, more action': Thousands take to streets of Dublin calling for end to homeless crisis

The number of homeless children has quintupled in under four years.

From TheJournal.ie DCU president calls for government intervention as student complex hikes rents by 27% Student Accommodation

DCU president calls for government intervention as student complex hikes rents by 27%

A group of students staged the protest last night in response to the hikes.

From TheJournal.ie Coveney calls for Israeli restraint after 16 Palestinians killed in clashes Gaza Protests

Coveney calls for Israeli restraint after 16 Palestinians killed in clashes

Thousands of Gazans marched near the Israel border yesterday where Palestinian officials state Israeli soldiers opened fire.

From TheJournal.ie Protesters gather around the country over treatment of women in criminal justice system Rally

Protesters gather around the country over treatment of women in criminal justice system

Solidarity-PBP TD Bríd Smith says the turnout represents an anger women in Ireland are feeling over issues of consent and their bodies.

From TheJournal.ie Nigel Farage just threw a load of dead fish into the Thames Hake News

Nigel Farage just threw a load of dead fish into the Thames

Farage and campaigners said the act was done as a protest against Theresa May’s “betrayal” of UK fishermen.

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