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Friday 24 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Anti-austerity

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# can we get the bill
'This is the time to pass the legislation you want': Gino Kenny on our 'weak Dáil'
The Medicinal Cannabis Bill passed through its first stage last week.
# Courts
19 accused in Jobstown trial to have separate trials
They had previously asked that they go on trial together. The trials will most likely be broken up into blocks.
# Anti-austerity
Portugal is in limbo after a left-wing alliance toppled the government
The conservative minority government was the shortest-lived administration in the country’s history.
# Anti-austerity
Varoufakis gets rock star reception in London as he gives Corbyn advice
“I have news for you – austerity sucks.”
# slammed door
Gardaí ban Paul Murphy from collecting because it might encourage lawbreaking
The anti-water charges TD isn’t being allowed conduct collections in Tallaght.
# Austerity
Thousands of people are rallying in the centre of Athens right now
They are braving bad weather as they make their feelings clear over the upcoming referendum.
Opinion: Greece has turned the page – it's up to all of us to write the next chapter
This election was vital – not just for Greeks, but for working class people throughout Europe.
# Election
Greece's far-left Syriza party race ahead in exit polls as government concedes defeat
Exit polls have placed support for the party at between 35.5% and 39.5%.
# Water Charges
Ireland's water charges protest made the international headlines
The march made the news in Iran, Sydney and Russia.
Column: Is the Socialist Party cloaking itself as ‘Anti-Austerity Alliance’?
At its core, the newly-registered AAA is asking people to vote for members of our already-established Socialist Party, says Aaron McKenna.
# Interview
‘This is more than dollars and cents’: US trade unions bring anti-austerity message to Ireland
Several leaders of large trade unions in the US were in Dublin this week to argue against austerity. They also spoke to about the political deadlock in the US.
# Pub Protest
VIDEO: Pat Rabbitte being surrounded by protestors in pub
Do you agree with the method of protest on show in this video?
# confrontation
Rabbitte confronted by protestors in Dublin city centre pub
The Communications Minister was followed into by anti-austerity protestors before gardaí intervened earlier this evening.
# Anti-austerity
SIPTU condemns 'fascist behaviour' at today's austerity protest
SIPTU president Jack O’Connor alleges that protesters carrying Sinn Féin and ULA banners attempted to disrupt proceedings.
# Protest
Thousands take part in Dublin anti-austerity march (PHOTOS)
As many as 8,000 people are marching through Dublin city centre to protest against austerity measures.
# Protests
Clashes erupt in Europe anti-austerity protests
Millions of workers across Europe rallied together today in strikes and rallies to protest against any further austerity measures.
# Your Say
Poll: Would you like to see more anti-austerity protests in Ireland?
The Greeks and Spanish are striking, the Germans and Portuguese are protesting but the Irish have, in the most part, been relatively quiet.
# Anti-austerity
German state elections a blow for Merkel… and austerity
The winning party in Germany’s most populous state, the Social Democrats, have been described as spendthrift by the Chancellor.
# Spain
General strike taking place in Spain over labour reforms
Airlines are warning passengers who are due to fly to or from Spain, the Balearic Islands and the Canaries today to expect disruptions as demonstrations over austerity measures fill the streets.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Saturday
In tonight’s fix: Darren Scully in tears; fears for the euro; concern for George Michael and anti-austerity protests on the streets of Dublin.
# Anti-austerity
In pictures: unions lead march against austerity in Dublin
Turnout was reported to be less than two-thousand people.
# Anti-austerity
Thousands expected for Dublin protest against austerity
The trade union-backed rally is to take place in Dublin city centre from noon today.