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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# March

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# Protest
Spanish police beat protesters after anti-austerity protest
Thousands of protesters gathered near the parliament building in Madrid over the cuts.
# Prices
Ouch: consumer prices rose by 2.2 per cent over the past year
Education, transport, alcohol and tobacco saw the biggest increases in price over the past year according to new data from the Central Statistics Office.
# Consumers
Consumer sentiment brightened (slightly) in March
Consumer sentiment has risen for the third month in a row and is now at its highest level since last October according to the KBC Bank/ESRI
Column: Why is it cringeworthy to get behind a cause?
There seems to be a trend towards stigmatising protesters, writes columnist Lisa McInerney. What are we afraid of? The Bono effect?
# Protest
In pics: Hundreds march in Dublin in anti-austerity protest
Protesters marched to Leinster House today to protest against a range of measures affecting rural Ireland, including the household charge, septic tank charges, and the closure of schools and hospitals.
# Protest
In pictures: march against cuts to youth and community projects
A colourful march of community groups and others took place in the capital today.
# Fees
USI denies 'collusion' with Gardaí to stop 'Occupy University' protest
A student group affiliated to the Occupy movement claims USI and Gardaí combined to stop them from joining yesterday’s rally.
# Students
Thousands of students expected to march against fees
A march is to take place in Dublin today where students and families will descend on Government buildings to protest against the possible re-introduction of third-level fees.
# Occupy Dame Street
Occupy Dame Street marches through Dublin as deaths put pressure on US movement
Police in Oakland, California are again calling on the city’s Occupy protest camp to disband, saying the protesters are diverting police resources from crime-afflicted areas.
# Occupy London
St Paul's Cathedral priest resigns over Occupy London eviction plan
Giles Fraser has stepped down in support of the protest camp, after arguing that they should not be forcibly evicted.
# OccupyDameSteet
Occupy Dame Street protesters hold march against ‘debt nationalisation’
Protesters march from the Garden of Remembrance to Dame Street, in protest at the transfer of private debt to the citizens.
# Protest
Protesters gather in bid to halt army barracks closure
Campaigners claim that Columb Barracks in Mullingar brings €8million into the local economy.
# Occupy Wall Street
More than 700 protesters arrested in Brooklyn Bridge showdown
Marchers from the Occupy Wall Street movement clashed with New York cops yesterday as protests spread across the US.
# rally
Gallery: Pro-Life and Pro-Choice groups march in Dublin
Thousands marched down O’Connell Street today…
# 2010 in Photos
2010 in Photos: March
In March, hundreds of hopeful people queued outside the Passport Office in Dublin; Unrest exploded on the streets on Athens; and parts of China faced the most severe drought in over 50 years.