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Wednesday 6 December 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Blockade

This year
Minister welcomes end of blockade at hotel housing asylum seekers in Co Clare
The Minister said he would revisit Magowna House again in four weeks time.
All time
'This is our heritage': Fishermen threaten to blockade Ireland's major ports over new weighing rules
Fishermen say the new rules will affect the quality of the fish and impact their livelihoods.
'Very heavy delays' as beef farmers return to protest in Dublin city centre
It is the second protest by farmers in the city in recent weeks.
"An absolute disgrace" - Hauliers hit back at criticism of Monday's blockade
The Irish Road Haulage Association has responded to criticism from Freight Transport Association Ireland over yesterday’s blockade action.
Parents blockade Limerick school after builders remove fittings
A dispute over payment has seen some subcontractors attempt to remove fittings they installed in the new national school in Kilfinane earlier this year.
Ceasefire between Israel and gaza militants "close"
Gaza militants said a Cairo-brokered truce in their seven-day war with Israel would be announced later today.
Gilmore calls for end to Israeli blockade of Gaza
The Tánaiste and Foreign Minister is due to meet with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas later today.
DFA lodges complaint after seven Gaza activists miss flight home
Half of the 14 Irish activists detained last week were due to home today but missed their flight.
Calls for immediate release of detained Gaza activists
Fourteen Irish nationals are in Israeli custody after refusing to sign deportation papers.
Irish detained from Gaza-bound boats to be deported from Israel
Fourteen people who were on board the Irish ship the MV Saoirse are being held in the Israeli port of Ashdod.
Israeli forces board flotilla as protesters ask Irish government to intervene
The MV Saoirse was one of two ships trying to break the Israeli blockade on Gaza.
WikiLeaks to suspend publications over severe financial shortage
The whistleblowing website calls a temporary halt to publications, promising legal action against a “blockade” by financial companies.
Turkey’s PM: warships will accompany future aid shipments to Gaza
Erdogan’s threat comes a week after Turkey expelled Israel’s ambassador over last year’s flotilla raid.
Blockade puts pressure on French fuel supplies amid new terror warning
Demonstrations over pension reforms continue to target fuel supplies, leading to a rush to fill up at petrol stations.
Protests over retirement age hit France
Government plans to raise retirement age from 60 to 62 spark widespread protests.