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Sunday 28 May 2023 Dublin: 15°C

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# take back trinity
Trinity provost says university will 'seriously consider' alternatives to resit exam fees after student protest
Earlier, security was called to the dining hall after students took it over and refused to leave.
# Sit-in protest
Gardaí attend scene as tillage farmers occupy Department of Agriculture building
The occupying farmers were seeking an urgent meeting with Minister Michael Creed.
# debtors' prison
“This makes us homeless" - Tough choices lie ahead for squatters in abandoned Dublin prison
Squatters at the Debtors’ Prison could face a real jail over disobeying a court order to leave the premises.
# john's lane west
Gardaí arrive as residents protest closure of homeless hostel
John’s Lane hostel is scheduled to be redeveloped into more long term accommodation.
# Wicklow County Council
Protest: Two homeless men have occupied a Bray council building
The men have been in the building since Thursday.
# Dublin
Dozens of protesters and gardaí enter Bank of Ireland College Green after anti-austerity march
The protest ended peacefully and there were no arrests.
# Pro-democracy
Hong Kong protesters are coming under 'organised attack' from locals
The three main protester groups have called on the government to intervene, and have said they will not engage in talks until the attacks end.
# stand off
Ukraine teeters towards state of emergency as protesters occupy Ministry
What began as a struggle over the EU has become Ukraine’s worst crisis in more than two decades.
# Rolling Jubilee
How the Occupy movement cleared an 80-year-old woman's $983 medical bill
The Occupy movement started as a nebulous concept, but has recently begun buying personal debt.
# occupy
Independent TD Mattie McGrath occupying Friends First premises
McGrath and five others are occupying the Loughlinstown premises after a meeting with managers this morning.
# occupy
Dozens arrested as Occupy Wall Street protests fall flat
Demonstrators marked the one-year anniversary of the protests which spread worldwide last year but the movement appears to have lost steam.
# occupy
Bank wins court order to evict Occupy Hong Kong activists
A court says a dozen or so protestors who have been in a public area under HSBC’s headquarters must be moved on.
# occupy
Occupy Dame Street forces closure of Bank of Ireland branch
Members of the Occupy movement entered the branch during the lunchtime rush, forcing the branch to close early.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
Your essential evening round-up of the day’s biggest news…
Interview: ‘The rich and powerful don’t get hurt’ – Noam Chomsky on Occupy
American writer, philosopher and academic Noam Chomsky speaks about the remarkable successes of the Occupy movement.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
Your essential roundup of the day’s big stories – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed…
# Your Say
Poll: Were the Gardaí right to dismantle the Occupy Galway camp?
The final Occupy camp was evicted in the early hours of this morning. Right decision? Or would you have liked to see it stick around?
# Twitter
Twitter fights to protect user's info in #Occupy case
Prosecutors are trying to gain access to tweets written by Malcolm Harris around the time of the Brooklyn Bridge showdown, but Twitter says the data is Harris’ property.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Sunday
Our essential roundup of the day’s big stories – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed.
# occupy
Occupy The Dáil action shut down by gardaí
But an activist said the group are planning a “substantial” action before the fiscal treaty referendum.
# occupy
VIDEO: Dublin Sheriff's office occupied in protest at Killiney eviction
The protesters are demonstrating against the eviction of Brendan and Asta Kelly from their home in Killiney yesterday.
# jailbird celebs
6 political activist celebrities (other than George Clooney)
These temporary jailbirds put their star power behind issues from the Vietnam War to nuclear power.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Sunday
All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed along the way.
Column: Does the Occupy movement have a future?
Occupy’s moment may have passed it by – but that is not to say that it could not have a lasting impact, writes Dr Sarah Campbell.
# occupy
Occupy movement's anniversary event broken up by police
Occupy Wall Street protesters had gathered in Zuccotti Park yesterday before police raided the park, arresting demonstrators.
# occupy
Occupy Cork announces voluntary dismantling of protest camp
The movement is ending its protest, citing fears that the camp could be removed without warning by the council.
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?
# Said and done
Fewer foreigners and European trains: The week in quotes
“Anyone out there hurting, looking at 50 TDs and Senators celebrating a year in government… it would have been a disaster.”
# occupy
Occupy Galway protesters reject council request to pack up
A spokesperson for the movement said protesters would not be dismantling the camp in Eyre Square.
# occupy
Occupy Waterford camp dismantled by council
The protest has become the second such camp to be removed, after Occupy Dame Street was taken down yesterday.
# occupy
In pictures: Occupy protesters descend on Pearse Street Garda station
The protesters, whose camp outside the Central Bank was cleared this morning, were demanding that their belongings be returned.
# Your Say
Poll: Were gardai right to remove Occupy Dame Street camp?
The structures erected by protestors at the Central Bank plaza were removed in the early hours of the morning by gardai and Dublin City Council. Do you agree with that action?
# Occupy Dame Street
Occupy Dame Street camp removed from Central Bank base
The protest camp was entered at around 3.30am by a large number of gardaí and Dublin City Council staff, and dismantled.
# occupy
'The camp will continue' - Occupy Dame St vows to stay for Patrick's Day parade
Gardaí had asked the camp to dismantle for the parade due to health and safety concerns.
# Your Say
Poll: Should the Occupy Dame St camp move for St Patrick's Day?
The campaigners have been asked to leave the Central Bank plaza for the festival weekend. But what do you think?
# unoccupy
Occupy London protesters evicted from camp at St Paul's Cathedral
Around 20 people were arrested during the dismantling of the camp which began just after midnight last night.