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#Protest

From The42 Bizarre scenes as Bayern and Hoffenheim play keep-ball for 10 minutes in response to offensive banner Protest

Bizarre scenes as Bayern and Hoffenheim play keep-ball for 10 minutes in response to offensive banner

The Bundesliga game was halted three times due to an offensive banner.

From TheJournal.ie Dutch farmers bring tractors into city in protest over planned emissions policy The Hague

Dutch farmers bring tractors into city in protest over planned emissions policy

The demonstration comes a day before a debate in parliament on how to rein in emissions of the pollutant nitrogen oxide.

From The42 Porto striker walks off pitch after monkey chants Protest

Porto striker walks off pitch after monkey chants

Moussa Marega was targeted by some fans in a stormy Portuguese league game at Vitoria Guimaeres on Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie Extinction Rebellion activists anger motorists as traffic blocked in London Fashion Week protest London

Extinction Rebellion activists anger motorists as traffic blocked in London Fashion Week protest

A taxi driver shouted “Just f****** move” to a samba band which stood in front of cars playing music.

From TheJournal.ie 'We've been waiting for 12 years': Hundreds of Community Employment supervisors strike over pension rights Labour Court

'We've been waiting for 12 years': Hundreds of Community Employment supervisors strike over pension rights

They want the incoming government to implement a Labour Court recommendation issued in 2008 that a pension scheme be put in place for them.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're the ones who will suffer': Secondary school students stage climate change protest Climate Strike

'We're the ones who will suffer': Secondary school students stage climate change protest

Gardaí had said they would not sanction the protest but it went ahead anyway this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie 'This is huge': Thousands of childcare protesters march across Dublin city Early Years Alliance

'This is huge': Thousands of childcare protesters march across Dublin city

The Early Years Alliance said the crisis was caused by the government’s “chronic under-investment” in the industry.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: We don’t want the crumbs from the table – childcare is in crisis and we need support Childcare Costs

Opinion: We don’t want the crumbs from the table – childcare is in crisis and we need support

Cut the bureaucracy and fund childcare properly, writes crèche operator Margaret Connell.

From TheJournal.ie Zappone reverses funding cut for creches on day of protest action next week Childcare

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

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

From TheJournal.ie High Court asked to lift injunction limiting extent of greyhound racing protest Shelbourne Park

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Garda receives minor injuries after being struck with moving vehicle during farmer protest Merrion St

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Farmers warn of further 'civil disobedience' as dozens of tractors shut down busy Dublin streets Protest

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Tens of thousands march in Hong Kong pro-democracy rally after police use tear gas in clashes China

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

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

From The42 Paul Pogba launches own anti-racism protest Initiative

Paul Pogba launches own anti-racism protest

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

From TheJournal.ie IFA staging blockade outside Tesco distribution centre in Dublin Beef

IFA staging blockade outside Tesco distribution centre in Dublin

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

From TheJournal.ie 'No more hostels, build more homes': Aungier Street reopens after housing protest Dublin

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Shame on Leo': Thousands march through Dublin and Cork against homelessness Protest

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

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

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

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Farmers have begun to leave tractor protest in Dublin city centre Traffic Disruption

Farmers have begun to leave tractor protest in Dublin city centre

Traffic disruption was experienced today due to the ongoing protest.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong voters wait in hundred metre-long queues to cast their ballot in elections Democracy

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Cyclists stage 'die in' outside the Dáil in second day of protest Road Death

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Protesters plan 'bikini & shorts' protest over Taoiseach 'positive' climate change remarks Dáil Gates

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Farmers block industry representatives from entering first taskforce meeting MEAT INDUSTRIES IRELAND

Farmers block industry representatives from entering first taskforce meeting

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

From TheJournal.ie Kurdish people in Ireland and Europe protest against Turkey's Syria offensive Kurds

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Cyclists blocking traffic in Dublin city as part of climate change protest Extinction Rebellion

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

The demonstration has been organised in support of Extinction Rebellion.

From TheJournal.ie Extinction Rebellion protesters moved by gardaí during sit-in outside Dáil Climate Change

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 276 people arrested during Extinction Rebellion protests in London Rebellion Week

276 people arrested during Extinction Rebellion protests in London

Climate protests were held in cities around the globe today.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're not going to stop': Extinction Rebellion activists begin week-long protest Dublin

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Four climate protestors arrested after spraying fake blood on UK Treasury building Extinction Rebellion

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Flanagan said there is 'no threat' to local communities from Direct Provision Oughterard

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of laid-off Wrightbus workers protest outside church over donations Wrightbus

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Thousands protest in London against ‘Soldier F’ prosecution over Bloody Sunday deaths Soldier F

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Large crowds expected at March for Choice in Dublin this afternoon Abortion

Large crowds expected at March for Choice in Dublin this afternoon

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

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

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

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

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

Paddy Jackson left out of London Irish squad for Munster trip

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Boris Johnson shame on you': Thousands across Britain protest against decision to suspend parliament Brexit

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

Demonstrations are expected all across Britain today.

From TheJournal.ie Scottish police launch 'thorough and robust inquiry' after Irish unity march riot Glasgow

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Police fire tear gas and water cannon as Hong Kong protesters defy rally ban Tensions

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

Police had banned today’s demonstration on security grounds.

From TheJournal.ie 'If you shut down our parliament, we shut down the streets': Thousands protest decision to suspend UK parliament Brexit

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong police fire tear gas as clashes return to city following days of peace Unrest

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

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

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