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#Occupation

# occupation - Monday 28 September, 2020

Ex-Debenhams workers occupy Waterford store
# Waterford
# Waterford

Ex-Debenhams workers occupy Waterford store

Sep 28th 2020, 11:35 AM 26,837 Views 51 Comments

Workers from around the country have been protesting since April in a dispute over redundancy terms.

# occupation - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Opinion: 'I joined the army out of love for Israel... but I was just playing the part of the British soldier'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'I joined the army out of love for Israel... but I was just playing the part of the British soldier'

Feb 20th 2019, 7:00 AM 57,429 Views 141 Comments

‘At first, I hated shooting school children with rubber-coated bullets … but after a few months in Hebron, we would high-five each other every time we hit one’, writes Dean Issacharoff.

# occupation - Saturday 13 October, 2018

'They have no place in our city': Take Back the City protesters occupy Airbnb HQ
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

'They have no place in our city': Take Back the City protesters occupy Airbnb HQ

Updated Oct 13th 2018, 4:57 PM 56,908 Views 204 Comments

TBTC claims Airbnb has exacerbated the housing crisis in Dublin and Ireland as a whole.

# occupation - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

OPINION: Oisín Coulter of Take Back the City says the housing crisis is not a natural disaster
# Opinion
# Opinion

OPINION: Oisín Coulter of Take Back the City says the housing crisis is not a natural disaster

Oct 3rd 2018, 7:00 AM 10,628 Views 72 Comments

The Take Back the City activist tells us the group’s main aims and offers potential solutions to the current housing crisis.

# occupation - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Owners of Dublin building occupied by protesters say it is 'not safe'
# Take Back The City
# Take Back The City

Owners of Dublin building occupied by protesters say it is 'not safe'

Oct 2nd 2018, 3:15 PM 13,251 Views 0 Comments

The building at Belvedere Place was occupied on 8 September.

# occupation - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Take Back the City protesters on why they've taken to the streets
# Take Back The City
# Take Back The City

Take Back the City protesters on why they've taken to the streets

Sep 29th 2018, 9:30 AM 18,343 Views 96 Comments

Activists cite rent, gentrification and community as reasons for joining the movement.

# occupation - Saturday 22 September, 2018

Housing activists hosting national day of action today ... here's how we got to this point
# Vacant Properties
# Vacant Properties

Housing activists hosting national day of action today ... here's how we got to this point

Sep 22nd 2018, 7:30 AM 11,693 Views 0 Comments

Take Back the City activists have occupied a number of properties in Dublin over the past two months.

# occupation - Friday 7 September, 2018

Waterford activists stage 24-hour occupation of vacant property in city
# Occupation
# Occupation

Waterford activists stage 24-hour occupation of vacant property in city

Sep 7th 2018, 1:20 PM 16,415 Views 95 Comments

The activists say they were inspired by recent occupations in Dublin.

# occupation - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

High Court orders occupiers of house in Dublin's north inner city to vacate by 2pm tomorrow
# North Frederick Street
# North Frederick Street

High Court orders occupiers of house in Dublin's north inner city to vacate by 2pm tomorrow

Aug 28th 2018, 9:03 PM 10,628 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that the people involved are believed to have previously been in occupation of a property at Summerhill Parade.

# occupation - Friday 17 August, 2018

'Summerhill was the tip of the iceberg': Housing activists take over second property in Dublin
# Occupation
# Occupation

'Summerhill was the tip of the iceberg': Housing activists take over second property in Dublin

Aug 17th 2018, 2:37 PM 26,098 Views 0 Comments

Activists are now occupying 34 North Frederick Street in Dublin’s north inner city.

# occupation - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Activists occupying vacant property in Dublin 'still committed to action' despite a legal threat
# Summerhill
# Summerhill

Activists occupying vacant property in Dublin 'still committed to action' despite a legal threat

Aug 15th 2018, 12:17 PM 14,226 Views 65 Comments

A number of housing groups have occupied 35 Summerhill Parade since last Wednesday evening.

# occupation - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

'It shows how angry people are': Occupation of inner-city terraced house enters second day
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

'It shows how angry people are': Occupation of inner-city terraced house enters second day

Aug 8th 2018, 4:28 PM 31,837 Views 179 Comments

The occupation followed a protest on Dublin’s O’Connell Street yesterday evening.

# occupation - Thursday 23 February, 2017

'There are definitely stories that would fit onto the big screen': Jim Sheridan reflects on Apollo House
# Director's Cut
# Director's Cut

'There are definitely stories that would fit onto the big screen': Jim Sheridan reflects on Apollo House

Feb 23rd 2017, 6:20 AM 8,319 Views 7 Comments

The film director is proud of what the Apollo House occupation achieved.

# occupation - Friday 13 January, 2017

'This is only the start' - The occupation has ended, but what's next for Home Sweet Home?
# Apollo House
# Apollo House

'This is only the start' - The occupation has ended, but what's next for Home Sweet Home?

Jan 13th 2017, 12:05 AM 12,110 Views 78 Comments

The occupation of Apollo House has ended – but what happens next?

# occupation - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Tears and cheers as Apollo House occupiers claim a 'sad victory'
# Mission Accomplished
# Mission Accomplished

Tears and cheers as Apollo House occupiers claim a 'sad victory'

Jan 12th 2017, 5:58 PM 25,551 Views 119 Comments

There were tears and cheers in equal measure this morning following today’s leaving Apollo House.

Apollo House occupation: One resident remains inside the building
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

Apollo House occupation: One resident remains inside the building

Jan 12th 2017, 3:45 PM 69,162 Views 184 Comments

The majority of residents and activists formally left the building this afternoon.

# occupation - Saturday 7 January, 2017

No deal reached over occupiers leaving Apollo House
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

No deal reached over occupiers leaving Apollo House

Jan 7th 2017, 7:46 AM 10,721 Views 110 Comments

Talks between Government and activists went on until late last night.

# occupation - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Apollo House occupiers demand Government puts Nama buildings 'on the table' to address homelessness
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

Apollo House occupiers demand Government puts Nama buildings 'on the table' to address homelessness

Jan 5th 2017, 2:21 PM 14,446 Views 195 Comments

The group have been ordered to leave the building by next Wednesday.

# occupation - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

'Irish people are suckers for celebrity endorsements': Dublin council chief on Apollo House
# Occupation
# Occupation

'Irish people are suckers for celebrity endorsements': Dublin council chief on Apollo House

Dec 28th 2016, 1:04 PM 35,506 Views 162 Comments

Owen Keegan has criticised the occupation.

# occupation - Thursday 22 December, 2016

"We're ready to go in" - Dublin City Council has team on standby to enter Apollo House
# Occupation
# Occupation

"We're ready to go in" - Dublin City Council has team on standby to enter Apollo House

Dec 22nd 2016, 9:22 AM 24,975 Views 123 Comments

A High Court decision yesterday said the occupiers must have vacated the building by 11 January.

# occupation - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Apollo House Occupation: Hozier, Glen Hansard and friends perform live at Dublin homeless hostel
# Live At The Apollo
# Live At The Apollo

Apollo House Occupation: Hozier, Glen Hansard and friends perform live at Dublin homeless hostel

Dec 20th 2016, 4:40 PM 27,630 Views 124 Comments

The building in Dublin city centre has been taken over by homelessness activists.

# occupation - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Palestinian resolution on Israel withdrawal rejected by UN Security Council
# Peace Deal
# Peace Deal

Palestinian resolution on Israel withdrawal rejected by UN Security Council

Dec 31st 2014, 7:05 AM 4,257 Views 41 Comments

France and Luxembourg supported the Palestinians.

# occupation - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Protesters occupy Irish Water HQ, call for public to 'join the resistance'
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

Protesters occupy Irish Water HQ, call for public to 'join the resistance'

May 1st 2014, 6:39 PM 15,571 Views 149 Comments

Protesters have now been cleared from the building after gardaí were called to the scene.

# occupation - Monday 3 March, 2014

Russian troops deny threatening assault on Ukrainian army within hours
# Crimea
# Crimea

Russian troops deny threatening assault on Ukrainian army within hours

Mar 3rd 2014, 6:14 PM 11,897 Views 182 Comments

The UK Foreign Secretary has said there will be “consequences and costs” to any military action.

# occupation - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Ukrainian security forces fail to retake Kiev city hall after clashes
# Protests
# Protests

Ukrainian security forces fail to retake Kiev city hall after clashes

Dec 11th 2013, 9:57 AM 4,316 Views 18 Comments

They made a failed bid to retake the building from 200 opposition activists who have occupied it for a week.

# occupation - Monday 23 September, 2013

Lithuania marks 70th anniversary of obliteration of Vilnius Jews
# Massacre
# Massacre

Lithuania marks 70th anniversary of obliteration of Vilnius Jews

Sep 23rd 2013, 8:30 PM 7,302 Views 27 Comments

More than 90 per cent of Lithuania’s 200,000 pre-war Jews died at the hands of the Nazis and local collaborators during WWII.

# occupation - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

First Irish TV, Titanic, a famous ceiling: the big anniversaries of 2012
# Review 2012
# Review 2012

First Irish TV, Titanic, a famous ceiling: the big anniversaries of 2012

Dec 26th 2012, 7:47 PM 7,878 Views 7 Comments

The Titanic disaster, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Anglo-Irish Treaty: 2012 has been a big year for commemorations. Here’s your guide to the bigger commemorations held this year.

# occupation - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Independent TD Mattie McGrath occupying Friends First premises
# Occupy
# Occupy

Independent TD Mattie McGrath occupying Friends First premises

Dec 4th 2012, 2:03 PM 13,540 Views 76 Comments

McGrath and five others are occupying the Loughlinstown premises after a meeting with managers this morning.

# occupation - Monday 30 January, 2012

Column: Occupying NAMA buildings isn’t just a gesture – it’s essential research
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Occupying NAMA buildings isn’t just a gesture – it’s essential research

Jan 30th 2012, 8:30 PM 144 Views 49 Comments

Such is the obscurity around NAMA’s operations that protesters are forced to commit acts of civil disobedience just to uncover the paper trail, writes Conor McCabe.

# occupation - Saturday 28 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Jan 28th 2012, 7:43 PM 5,495 Views 0 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Occupied buildings, topless protests and the overriding importance of warm socks.