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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# March

All time
# Bonus
Second pre-Euro 2016 Ireland friendly announced for March
The game will be free to all season ticket holders.
# serious incidents
12 sexual assaults against patients in hospitals says HSE
A total of 233 incidents in a 19 month period were recorded.
# paris under attack
Tears and tricolours as Irish and French stand together in solidarity
Thousands marched in Dublin with vigils elsewhere to remember the dead.
# Anonymous
Thousands take to the streets in Guy Fawkes masks in centre of London
So far the anti-capitalist group has set fire to a police car.
# Thailand
77-year-old man faces seven years in jail for giving flowers to protestors
The former teacher was unaware he was wanted by police until his arrest on Sunday.
# west meath
Six arrested in Silvestras Stoskus murder investigation
Three men and three women aged from their mid-20s to their mid-40s have been detained.
# refugee crisis
'We are people sharing the same sky': Hundreds rally in Dublin to support refugees
Thousands of people around the world attended rallies to urge governments to do more.
# March
Dun Laoghaire residents protest against bus route cutbacks
People Before Profit Richard Boyd Barrett said residents across Dun Laoghaire are “absolutely furious” at the proposed cuts.
# Protest
Scuffles between KKK and Black Panther groups at South Carolina Confederate flag protest
The Klan members waved the Confederate battle flag as they marched at the steps of the state legislature building.
# News Fix
Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday
A pro-life rally, free GP care and the build up to the Greek referendum had people talking today.
# Abortion
Thousands turn out for pro-life rally in Dublin as website hacked
A counter rally has also been organised by pro-choice activists to coincide with the march.
# replaced
Chairman of New York St Patrick's Day parade out after opposition to gay groups marching
John Dunleavy was the chairman for 22 years.
# be proud
Beaten, robbed and left to die: One march that paved the way for the Dublin Pride parade
The parade is expected to attract huge crowds today but where did it all begin?
# Out of the blue
"Devastated" Clerys workers picket landmark store following shock closure
The iconic Dublin store closed its doors for the last time last night after being put into liquidation yesterday afternoon.
# Ukraine
Pics: Arrests and injuries during bloody clashes at gay pride march in Kiev
Five policemen were among the injured.
# retail sales
A price war is making things much cheaper for consumers
The volume of retail sales has risen by 11.9% since last year.
# Gorey
"A high-stakes game of poker" - Dunnes Stores in Gorey will re-open tomorrow...
The store had shut suddenly in recent days over a dispute between the retailer and the shopping centre in which the store is based.
# positive waves
There's going to be a great big march for cannabis today in Dublin
Ciarán Maher of cannabis campaigners NORML Ireland wants to see ‘subtle’ state regulation of the drug.
# batten down the hatches
Tie down those wheelie bins ... it's going to get fierce windy out there tonight
Gusts of 110km are on the way.
# FRIGHTENING
Puking passengers and teens "bombed out of their tree": Taxi-drivers tell their St Patrick's Day stories
It can be a lucrative day, but some drivers just don’t want to work it. No wonder, really, when you hear some of their stories…
# Grand Marshal
Enda might face a bit of trouble later at Atlanta's St Patrick's parade
There are growing calls for a boycott.
# March Madness
MORE wind warnings issued... And the weather will be very (very) mixed for the next few days
Four seasons in one week.
# BURQAS
Photos: Men in burqas say 'Don't tell women what to wear, keep your eyes away'
They organised the march ahead of International Women’s Day on March 8.
# assassinated
'He died for Russia's future': Tens of thousands march to honour Boris Nemtsov
A sea of supporters, many waving Russian flags and banners marched through Moscow and onto the bridge where he was shot dead.
# Parade
'All systems go': Willie Frazer says several hundred will attend Dublin loyalist march
The campaigner insisted the march was being arranged to demand action on a single issue, and that it could yet be called off.
# Spring in your step
Here are 4 'Mad March' fitness ideas you should try for the coming month
Spring is in the air so it’s time to shake off the last of the winter cobwebs.
# Protest
"If the cuts are brought in...there's no way one man could pull out two firefighters"
Trade unions said the firefighters may strike if the proposed reductions go ahead.
# rally
Expensive childcare is leading to an increase in underpaid au pairs in Ireland
Childcare workers are gathered outside Leinster House to protest about a lack of government investment in the sector this afternoon.
# March In March
There's going to be another national protest over water charges
Right2Water says it wants a large turnout.
# Love Ulster
Gardaí met with Willie Frazer over his plans to march in Dublin
He has reportedly been given the green light.
# Your Say
Poll: Should the 'Love Ulster' march go ahead in Dublin?
Do they have a right to march or is is too dangerous?
# Demonstration
Thousands take part in anti-water charge protests across Ireland
Two people were arrested by gardaí today for minor public order offences.
# Charlie Hebdo
White House: 'We should have sent someone more important to Paris march'
Security arrangements prevented Obama from attending.
# rebel heart
"Furious" Madonna forced to release new album tracks six months early
The Material Girl was due to release the album in March, but unfinished tracks leaked online.
Voices
Opinion: We have been sold out, we have been failed. That is why I'm marching today.
We deserve better and, today, people across the country will come together – dignified and defiant.
# Attack
Mexico orders mayor's arrest over 43 missing students
The arrest has been ordered of the mayor of of Iguala, where 6 people died and 43 students disappeared after clashing with police last month.
# London's Calling
RTÉ to reverse much-criticised London correspondent axing
The move comes alongside the removal of the national broadcaster’s Europe correspondent.
# Long Lane
Gardaí release man held over Dublin 'fireball' explosion
The man, aged in his 20s, was arrested in the city yesterday morning.
# Dublin 8
Man arrested over explosion that 'sent fireball up in the air'
Gardaí, Dublin Fire Brigade and an Army bomb disposal team all attended the scene in the wake of the blast, back in March.
# Water Charges
Ireland's water charges protest made the international headlines
The march made the news in Iran, Sydney and Russia.