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# demonstration - Saturday 1 November, 2014

As it happened: Tens of thousands protest against water charges

We followed the demonstrations as they took place around the country.

# demonstration - Friday 31 October, 2014

SIPTU won't be protesting against water charges, but they want them deferred

The Right2Water campaign is backed Mandate and UNITE unions.

# demonstration - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Anti-racism protest takes place in Waterford

Three Roma families were forced to leave a house in Waterford over the weekend.

# demonstration - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Anti-water charge protests take place around the country

Large crowds were reported at some of the demonstrations.

# demonstration - Sunday 5 October, 2014

Hong Kong protesters told to leave within hours, or face 'serious consequences'

Some groups have withdrawn, but only to reinforce other areas.

# demonstration - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Opinion: The peaceful anarchy of Hong Kong's student protesters is infectious

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests gained a momentum of their own after the catastrophic miscalculation to fire tear gas at peaceful demonstrators.

# demonstration - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

"Overcrowded and understaffed": Nurses hold protest at Galway hospital

There were 13 patients on trolleys at University Hospital Galway yesterday.

# demonstration - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Survivor of Symphysiotomy: 'It was 12 months before I could walk, people have no idea' Demonstration This post contains images

Survivor of Symphysiotomy: 'It was 12 months before I could walk, people have no idea'

The group handed in a letter to the Taoiseach’s office today.

# demonstration - Friday 22 August, 2014

Demonstration to close 'inhumane' direct provision centre in Limerick taking place today

Four men went on hunger strike this week due to the conditions.

# demonstration - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Irish teen due to stand trial in Egypt 'losing hope'

Ibrahim Halawa was detained last year after attending a protest against the ousting of Mohamed Morsi.

# demonstration - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Medical workers in scrubs to protest at ‘die-in’ Gaza protest in Dublin

The medical workers want the Irish Government to condemn attacks on medical workers, hospitals and ambulances in Gaza.

# demonstration - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Thousands turn up at demonstrations around Ireland for Gaza

Some protesters held signs critical of Charlie Flanagan’s actions.

Irish protests to be stepped up today as Gaza conflict escalates

More than 800 Palestinians and 36 Israelis have died since the start of the conflict, over two weeks ago.

# demonstration - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Hundreds attend 'die-in' Gaza protest in Dublin Conflict This post contains images

Hundreds attend 'die-in' Gaza protest in Dublin

Gardaí said that there were no incidents or arrests at the demonstration this evening.

Ex-rugby player Trevor Hogan to speak at 'die-in' Gaza protest in Dublin

The demonstrations will take place outside the Department of Foreign Affairs and Grafton Street this evening.

# demonstration - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Pics: Gardaí injured in clashes with protesters at European People’s Party congress Austerity This post contains images

Pics: Gardaí injured in clashes with protesters at European People’s Party congress

Three men were arrested as groups of anti-austerity protesters demonstrated outside the Convention Centre in Dublin today.

# demonstration - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

1,000+ for demo over Government 'lack of support' for Irish language

The event is part of a “strong campaign” for the Irish language taking place this year.

# demonstration - Monday 13 January, 2014

PHOTOS: Tens of thousands of protesters attempt to 'shut down' Bangkok

The demonstrators want Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to resign to make way for an unelected “people’s council” that would oversee reforms.

# demonstration - Friday 27 December, 2013

Hunger strikes and pepper spray - 2013 in protests

Abortion, flags and cuts cuts cuts – here’s a round-up of what people stood against this past year.

# demonstration - Sunday 20 October, 2013

Hundreds camped out in Rome to protest against austerity

Tens of thousands had marched through Rome in a mostly peaceful demonstration yesterday.

# demonstration - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

There may be trouble ahead with extra garda units on duty for Budget 2014

Sources said there are concerns about public disorder after a protest last month which resulted in violent scuffles between demonstrators and gardaí.

# demonstration - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about Dr Taufiq Al Sattar’s family, our optimistic leaders and Irish people spreading sexual diseases abroad.

# demonstration - Saturday 5 October, 2013

Poll: Is the extension of the JobBridge scheme a good idea? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is the extension of the JobBridge scheme a good idea?

A demonstration opposing the move is planned for today.

# demonstration - Thursday 11 July, 2013

The naked truth? Anti-fluoride protesters strip off to demand 'safe' water

The naked demonstration will “symbolise how we in Ireland have been stripped of our rights to clean safe water”, according to organisers.

# demonstration - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Special needs association hopes FF protest heckles don't 'distract from issues'

The heckles aimed at Fianna Fáil’s Micheál Martin yesterday were also condemned by the party’s education spokesperson, Charlie McConalogue.

# demonstration - Friday 21 June, 2013

Brazil protests to reach Patrick Street in Cork

The Brazilian community have organised a friendly demonstration for Sunday, 23 June at 3pm on Patrick Street.

# demonstration - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

57 people arrested in London as police clash with G8 protesters

A large group of protesters occupied a former police station in Soho and had to be removed by police.

# demonstration - Friday 7 June, 2013

Turkey: Supporters of PM threaten to 'crush' protesters

Erdogan has just returned from an official trip and called for an immediate end to mass protests against his rule.

# demonstration - Monday 3 June, 2013

Turkish PM maintains hard stance as protests enter fourth day Turkey This post contains videos

Turkish PM maintains hard stance as protests enter fourth day

The hackivist group Anonymous took down several Turkish government websites last night, condemning the “censorship of social media and other communication” methods.

# demonstration - Monday 27 May, 2013

Photos: More than 150,000 protest against same-sex marriage in Paris

293 people were arrested and six people were injured after the major demonstration on the streets of Paris.

# demonstration - Monday 18 February, 2013

Strikes shut down Egyptian port city for second day

The protesters are angry over the killing of some 50 people during demonstrations last month.

# demonstration - Sunday 17 February, 2013

Three people charged following loyalist flag protest

All three are accused of disorderly behaviour and assault on police, with one also charged with ‘doing a provocative act’.

# demonstration - Saturday 5 January, 2013

Nine police officers injured and 18 arrests in Belfast protests

Officers dealing with the disorder were pelted with petrol bombs, fireworks, bricks and ball bearings.

# demonstration - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Spain passes massive austerity cutbacks

Crowds gathered today to protest against job and benefit cuts as well as the tax increases passed today.

# demonstration - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Student sleep out cancelled after Gardaí refuse permission

The Union of Students Ireland said it had been indicated that the protest could go ahead and permission was refused at the last minute.

# demonstration - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Egypt braces for rival protests

The demonstrations in Cairo come over a bitterly divisive referendum on a new constitution.

# demonstration - Saturday 8 December, 2012

House and car of Alliance Party councillor attacked in NI violence

The councillor urged those orchestrating recent attacks to stop “before somebody is killed”.

# demonstration - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Pics: Anti-war protesters burn US flag in Dublin city centre Protest This post contains images

Pics: Anti-war protesters burn US flag in Dublin city centre

Protesters were stopped by Gardaí from marching to Dublin Castle where Hillary Clinton and foreign ministers are being hosted at a dinner.

Anti-war protest planned outside OSCE dinner at Dublin Castle

Foreign ministers including US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will be hosted at the dinner this evening.

# demonstration - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Pics, video: Thousands gather for pro-life vigil outside the Dáil Abortion This post contains videos This post contains images

Pics, video: Thousands gather for pro-life vigil outside the Dáil

The Pro Life Campaign event heard from many who are unhappy with the current debate surrounding abortion in the Dáil where the expert group report is being debated this evening.