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# demonstration - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Student sleep out cancelled after Gardaí refuse permission
# Protest
# Protest

Student sleep out cancelled after Gardaí refuse permission

Dec 19th 2012, 4:07 PM 19,377 Views 65 Comments

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
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egypt braces for rival protests

Dec 11th 2012, 9:37 AM 1,825 Views 0 Comments

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
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

House and car of Alliance Party councillor attacked in NI violence

Dec 8th 2012, 1:38 PM 4,086 Views 24 Comments

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
# Protest

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

Dec 6th 2012, 9:48 PM 19,558 Views 231 Comments

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
# Protest
# Protest

Anti-war protest planned outside OSCE dinner at Dublin Castle

Dec 6th 2012, 5:58 PM 4,615 Views 42 Comments

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
# Abortion

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

Dec 4th 2012, 7:17 PM 12,261 Views 230 Comments

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.

# demonstration - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

Dairy farmers blast European Parliament and riot police with milk
# Got Milk?
# Got Milk?

Dairy farmers blast European Parliament and riot police with milk

Nov 27th 2012, 7:22 PM 7,841 Views 35 Comments

Today the farmers also commemorated the more than 157,000 colleagues who have had to abandon their farms since 2009.

# demonstration - Saturday 17 November, 2012

Column: Mass protest is the only way to win change on abortion
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Mass protest is the only way to win change on abortion

Nov 17th 2012, 12:30 PM 62 Views 134 Comments

It is tragic that it took Savita Halappanavar’s death to galvanise action. The Government must be told that a failure to act now will damage them, writes Stephanie Lord.

# demonstration - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Vigils held around the country for Savita Halappanavar
# Savita
# Savita

Vigils held around the country for Savita Halappanavar

Nov 15th 2012, 8:46 AM 8,381 Views 85 Comments

Thousands attended vigils and demonstrations in Dublin, Cork and Limerick yesterday evening.

# demonstration - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Portugal government faces backlash over austerity
# Portugal
# Portugal

Portugal government faces backlash over austerity

Oct 16th 2012, 2:22 PM 3,202 Views 28 Comments

Demonstrators gathered outside Parliament after the Finance Minister announced his plans to introduce steep tax increases.

# demonstration - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Russia frees one Pussy Riot member, keeps two in jail
# Pussy Riot
# Pussy Riot

Russia frees one Pussy Riot member, keeps two in jail

Oct 10th 2012, 12:41 PM 5,507 Views 11 Comments

Yekaterina Samutsevich was judged not to have had an actual involvement in the “punk prayer” performance at a Moscow cathedral in March.

# demonstration - Saturday 22 September, 2012

# demonstration - Thursday 30 August, 2012

In photos: Greencore workers travel from Hull with petition for Irish govt
# Greencore
# Greencore

In photos: Greencore workers travel from Hull with petition for Irish govt

Aug 30th 2012, 8:15 PM 8,773 Views 24 Comments

Workers are calling for previous pay and conditions to be reinstated.

# demonstration - Sunday 26 August, 2012

Animal rights group to march in Dublin
# Animal Rights
# Animal Rights

Animal rights group to march in Dublin

Aug 26th 2012, 7:30 AM 4,707 Views 29 Comments

ARAN is calling on the government to introduce tougher sentences and fines for animal abuse and cruelty.

# demonstration - Saturday 28 April, 2012

Photos: Tear gas used as 25,000 rally for reforms in Malaysia
# Protest
# Protest

Photos: Tear gas used as 25,000 rally for reforms in Malaysia

Apr 28th 2012, 10:30 AM 1,491 Views 2 Comments

The protest, one of the largest held in the country in the past decade, was held to demand an overhaul of biased electoral policies.

# demonstration - Saturday 31 March, 2012

GALLERY: 5,000 attend anti-Household Charge demo in Dublin
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

GALLERY: 5,000 attend anti-Household Charge demo in Dublin

Mar 31st 2012, 4:35 PM 7,979 Views 77 Comments

Thousands gathered outside the National Convention Centre, where Fine Gael’s Ard-Fheis is taking place this weekend.

# demonstration - Monday 27 February, 2012

Complaint to Garda Ombudsman over treatment of protesters during China visit
# China Visit
# China Visit

Complaint to Garda Ombudsman over treatment of protesters during China visit

Feb 27th 2012, 11:47 AM 2,404 Views 9 Comments

The Garda Ombudsman is reviewing a complaint concerning the treatment of protesters during the recent official visit of China’s Vice President to Ireland.

# demonstration - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Violence erupts after US military burns Qurans in Afghanistan
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Violence erupts after US military burns Qurans in Afghanistan

Feb 22nd 2012, 8:16 AM 2,064 Views 23 Comments

The US said the burning of Muslim holy books was an accident.

# demonstration - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Column: Athens is burning – so why are Ireland’s streets still quiet?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Athens is burning – so why are Ireland’s streets still quiet?

Feb 14th 2012, 7:30 PM 106 Views 264 Comments

We haven’t rebelled at cut after cut, writes Fergal Browne. So are Irish people really such pushovers, or are there more complex factors at work?

# demonstration - Saturday 28 January, 2012

Slideshow: Topless protesters arrested at Davos summit
# Topless Protest
# Topless Protest

Slideshow: Topless protesters arrested at Davos summit

Jan 28th 2012, 2:56 PM 21,735 Views 48 Comments

The demonstrators painted anti-capitalist slogans on their bodies after making their way to the heavily-guarded town.

# demonstration - Friday 27 January, 2012

Egyptians mark first anniversary of 'Friday of Rage'
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egyptians mark first anniversary of 'Friday of Rage'

Jan 27th 2012, 8:44 PM 1,256 Views 8 Comments

Tens of thousands of people gathered in Tahrir Square today to demand an early transfer of power by the ruling military and the trial of generals for the killing of protesters.

# demonstration - Sunday 11 December, 2011

Medvedev responds to Russia protests with Facebook vow to probe fraud
# Russia
# Russia

Medvedev responds to Russia protests with Facebook vow to probe fraud

Dec 11th 2011, 4:29 PM 1,749 Views 4 Comments

But the prime minister’s status update was met with derision – with hundreds of comments expressing voters’ anger.

# demonstration - Saturday 10 December, 2011

In pictures: Thousands of Russians join biggest protests since Soviet era
# Russia
# Russia

In pictures: Thousands of Russians join biggest protests since Soviet era

Dec 10th 2011, 7:00 PM 2,533 Views 13 Comments

Tens of thousands of people thronged Moscow to demand an end to the rule of Vladimir Putin.

# demonstration - Saturday 3 December, 2011

In pictures: march against cuts to youth and community projects
# Protest
# Protest

In pictures: march against cuts to youth and community projects

Dec 3rd 2011, 6:48 PM 2,287 Views 4 Comments

A colourful march of community groups and others took place in the capital today.

# demonstration - Thursday 17 November, 2011

Poll: Are people in Ireland too apathetic?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are people in Ireland too apathetic?

Nov 17th 2011, 10:53 AM 5,660 Views 124 Comments

People in Ireland are happy to complain – but often unwilling to take real action, Alice Burke writes on TheJournal.ie this morning. So what do you think?

# demonstration - Monday 14 November, 2011

Christy Moore visits the Occupy Dame St camp
# Occupy
# Occupy

Christy Moore visits the Occupy Dame St camp

Nov 14th 2011, 8:38 PM 2,271 Views 39 Comments

The legendary musician had a cup of tea and a chat with protesters, before promising to return and play some songs during his next visit.

Occupy Oakland camp being cleared out by police
# Occupy
# Occupy

Occupy Oakland camp being cleared out by police

Nov 14th 2011, 2:58 PM 346 Views 12 Comments

Police issued four cease and desist letters to protesters before beginning to move them on in the early hours of this morning.

# demonstration - Thursday 3 November, 2011

Column: The Occupy protests show an overwhelming sense of entitlement
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The Occupy protests show an overwhelming sense of entitlement

Nov 3rd 2011, 7:30 AM 120 Views 119 Comments

We do need radical social change – but the Occupy protesters are going about it the wrong way, writes Evert Bopp.

# demonstration - Thursday 27 October, 2011

St Paul's Cathedral priest resigns over Occupy London eviction plan
# Occupy London
# Occupy London

St Paul's Cathedral priest resigns over Occupy London eviction plan

Oct 27th 2011, 11:00 AM 909 Views 15 Comments

Giles Fraser has stepped down in support of the protest camp, after arguing that they should not be forcibly evicted.

# demonstration - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Column: I'm a businessman. Here's why I joined Occupy Dame Street
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: I'm a businessman. Here's why I joined Occupy Dame Street

Oct 18th 2011, 8:28 PM 83 Views 95 Comments

He isn’t a dreadlocked New Ageist and he hates drumming circles – but David Johnson believes in Occupy Dame Street. Here he explains why our system has to change.

# demonstration - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

Dozens arrested at Occupy Boston as anti-Wall Street movement spreads
# Occupy Wall Street
# Occupy Wall Street

Dozens arrested at Occupy Boston as anti-Wall Street movement spreads

Oct 11th 2011, 10:59 AM 1,098 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile, the NYPD has spent over $1.9m on its Occupy Wall Street patrols so far.

# demonstration - Monday 10 October, 2011

In pictures: Occupy Dame Street protests enter third day
# Occupy Dame Street
# Occupy Dame Street

In pictures: Occupy Dame Street protests enter third day

Oct 10th 2011, 5:54 PM 2,259 Views 57 Comments

Some bank robbers appeared at the event today – as one protester explained his motivation.

# demonstration - Sunday 2 October, 2011

More than 700 protesters arrested in Brooklyn Bridge showdown
# Occupy Wall Street
# Occupy Wall Street

More than 700 protesters arrested in Brooklyn Bridge showdown

Oct 2nd 2011, 9:16 AM 852 Views 40 Comments

Marchers from the Occupy Wall Street movement clashed with New York cops yesterday as protests spread across the US.

# demonstration - Friday 30 September, 2011

What are the Occupy Wall Street protests in New York?
# Occupy Wall Street
# Occupy Wall Street

What are the Occupy Wall Street protests in New York?

Sep 30th 2011, 10:00 PM 1,555 Views 29 Comments

As demonstrations spread to Boston and San Fransciso, read TheJournal.ie’s guide to the Occupy Wall Street protests.

# demonstration - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

Actress among group arrested during anti-pipeline White House protest
# Pipeline Protest
# Pipeline Protest

Actress among group arrested during anti-pipeline White House protest

Aug 30th 2011, 8:35 PM 638 Views 9 Comments

Daryl Hannah took part in a sit-down protest against an oil pipeline which is planned to run from Canada down to the US Gulf Coast.

# demonstration - Saturday 30 April, 2011

Four killed in government crackdown on protesters in Yemen
# Yemen
# Yemen

Four killed in government crackdown on protesters in Yemen

Apr 30th 2011, 4:11 PM 218 Views 0 Comments

Demonstrations calling on President Saleh to step down continued in the capital Sanaa today, as Saleh turned his back on a deal which would have offered him immunity if he resigned.

# demonstration - Thursday 10 March, 2011

Police fire on protesters in Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

Police fire on protesters in Saudi Arabia

Mar 10th 2011, 7:04 PM 2,703 Views 0 Comments

One person reportedly injured after police fired guns and stun grenades during today’s demonstration.