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Galway airport workers begin sit-in to ensure redundancy payments
# Occupy
# Occupy

Galway airport workers begin sit-in to ensure redundancy payments

Feb 7th 2012, 8:21 AM 1,513 Views 16 Comments

The airport will continue to operate as normal as staff say they will continue to work during the sit-in.

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 197 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.

300 people arrested at Occupy protests in California
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# Occupy

300 people arrested at Occupy protests in California

Jan 29th 2012, 9:22 AM 1,720 Views 15 Comments

Demonstrators burned an American flag in a city hall after police fired tear gas and bean bags to disperse the crowds.

Protesters take over NAMA-owned building and open it to the public
# Unlock NAMA
# Unlock NAMA

Protesters take over NAMA-owned building and open it to the public

Jan 28th 2012, 12:33 PM 5,420 Views 42 Comments

The Unlock NAMA group has taken over a building in Dublin’s city centre this morning – and plans to open more of NAMA’s buildings to the public.

Occupy Finance: Sit-down protest against bondholder payout
# Pay Day
# Pay Day

Occupy Finance: Sit-down protest against bondholder payout

Jan 25th 2012, 12:07 PM 2,817 Views 90 Comments

Have you spotted other protests today against the payout of €1.25bn to Anglo Irish bondholders? Send your pics to us.

Occupy Dame Street camp is "killing" Temple Bar businesses
# Dublin
# Dublin

Occupy Dame Street camp is "killing" Temple Bar businesses

Jan 24th 2012, 2:15 PM 6,887 Views 87 Comments

Small business owners said today that the camp is stopping people from vising shops in the area.

La Senza sit-in ends as KPMG agrees to pay up
# La Senza
# La Senza

La Senza sit-in ends as KPMG agrees to pay up

Jan 13th 2012, 6:52 PM 6,697 Views 30 Comments

The sit-in at the Liffey Valley branch of the lingerie chain ends after five days, with workers told they will get their wages.

"We're not going down without a fight" - employees occupy La Senza
# Sit-In
# Sit-In

"We're not going down without a fight" - employees occupy La Senza

Jan 10th 2012, 7:22 PM 11,157 Views 32 Comments

25 workers from the lingerie store are holding a sit-in in the Liffey Valley branch of La Senza saying they are owed wages. Trade union officials will meet with the administrators tomorrow to address the employee concerns.

Video: Cork protesters 'liberate Nama building'
# NAMA
# NAMA

Video: Cork protesters 'liberate Nama building'

Jan 3rd 2012, 11:02 AM 4,619 Views 37 Comments

The group took possession of an empty premises over Christmas – and this video shows how they went about it.

Group 'liberate' Nama building to become community centre
# NAMA
# NAMA

Group 'liberate' Nama building to become community centre

Jan 2nd 2012, 5:21 PM 8,361 Views 47 Comments

A number of people have occupied an unused building in Cork, where they plan to open a soup kitchen and suicide outreach service.

All we want for 2012 (and what we won’t miss from 2011)
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# TheJournal.ie

All we want for 2012 (and what we won’t miss from 2011)

Jan 1st 2012, 3:15 PM 6,544 Views 18 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s writers have each picked one thing that they are glad to see the back of – and one thing they are looking forward to this year.

Read Me: The year’s best opinion pieces from TheJournal.ie
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# Read Me

Read Me: The year’s best opinion pieces from TheJournal.ie

Jan 1st 2012, 1:00 PM 143 Views 4 Comments

Thought-provoking, moving, controversial: Our pick of the top ten Read Mes from 2011.

2011: The Year in Numbers
# Review 2011
# Review 2011

2011: The Year in Numbers

Dec 31st 2011, 9:15 AM 2,092 Views 4 Comments

From #aras11 to #ge11, from Ireland’s economic black hole to the controversial household charge: We bring you all the important numbers of 2011.

14 game-changing moments of 2011
# Review 2011
# Review 2011

14 game-changing moments of 2011

Dec 27th 2011, 6:00 PM 6,151 Views 8 Comments

These were the catalysts for some of the upheavals at home and abroad this past year…

Bishop arrested during Occupy New York protest
# Occupy Ny
# Occupy Ny

Bishop arrested during Occupy New York protest

Dec 18th 2011, 12:15 PM 4,022 Views 8 Comments

Retired Episcopal Bishop George Packard was arrested at an Occupy Wall Street demonstration in New York – after he scaled a fence to access church property.

Time Magazine's Person of the Year is.... The Protester
# Person Of The Year
# Person Of The Year

Time Magazine's Person of the Year is.... The Protester

Dec 14th 2011, 3:41 PM 2,557 Views 15 Comments

Time says that protesters across the Middle East, Europe and North America changed the world in 2011 – but who were the runners up?

NYPD blocks journalist from covering Occupy protest
# Occupy Wall Street
# Occupy Wall Street

NYPD blocks journalist from covering Occupy protest

Dec 13th 2011, 10:52 AM 2,433 Views 34 Comments

New York Times photojournalist Robert Stolarik was pushed by police and repeatedly blocked from covering a protest at the World Financial Centre Plaza.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Dec 11th 2011, 11:00 AM 72 Views 2 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

WATCH: Christy Moore sings ‘Ride On’ at Occupy Dame Street
# Occupy
From The Daily Edge
# Occupy

WATCH: Christy Moore sings ‘Ride On’ at Occupy Dame Street

Dec 8th 2011, 11:31 AM 2,473 Views 29 Comments

Ireland’s best-known troubador dropped by for an impromptu gig at the Central Bank last night. Here’s the video.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Dec 4th 2011, 11:00 AM 79 Views 2 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the world.

Students arrested after occupying Fine Gael TD's constituency office
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# Protest

Students arrested after occupying Fine Gael TD's constituency office

Nov 30th 2011, 1:54 PM 6,044 Views 74 Comments

Students climbed onto the roof and entered the constituency office of Brian Walsh TD in Galway earlier today.

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Nov 29th 2011, 7:36 PM 3,425 Views 6 Comments

Catch up on the day’s biggest stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Students briefly occupy Department of Jobs in fees protest
# Stop Fees
# Stop Fees

Students briefly occupy Department of Jobs in fees protest

Nov 29th 2011, 4:36 PM 4,661 Views 73 Comments

The third-level students had brought enough food to last several weeks – and a portable toilet – but left the building when Gardaí arrived on the scene.

Protesters defy deadline at Occupy LA
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# Occupy

Protesters defy deadline at Occupy LA

Nov 28th 2011, 11:42 AM 741 Views 1 Comment

The protesters have so far defied an order from the city’s mayor to move on from outside the City Hall, where they have been camped for the past two months.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Nov 27th 2011, 11:00 AM 72 Views 0 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

Watch: Obama speech interrupted by Occupy group
# Obama
# Obama

Watch: Obama speech interrupted by Occupy group

Nov 22nd 2011, 7:08 PM 3,425 Views 22 Comments

The president responded by telling the group that if they listened to his point, he would listen to theirs.

Two officers suspended over pepper-spraying of peaceful protesters
# Occupy
# Occupy

Two officers suspended over pepper-spraying of peaceful protesters

Nov 21st 2011, 10:00 AM 3,391 Views 45 Comments

Shocking video shows University of California Davis campus police liberally dousing students with pepper spray during a non-violent protest. Two officers have been suspended and an investigation ordered – however the university’s chancellor has refused to step down over the incident.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Nov 20th 2011, 11:00 AM 124 Views 0 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the world.

Occupy Dame Street builds wooden kitchen in front of Central Bank
# Occupy
# Occupy

Occupy Dame Street builds wooden kitchen in front of Central Bank

Nov 19th 2011, 10:22 AM 8,760 Views 147 Comments

The kitchen, which the group says is not a permanent structure and is just like the tents and yurt already on site, will provide hot meals for those in the camp.

Column: Cardinal Rules - on Occupy Jim Sheridan's gaff
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From The Daily Edge
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Column: Cardinal Rules - on Occupy Jim Sheridan's gaff

Nov 18th 2011, 8:30 PM 30 Views 8 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All-Ireland is caught up in #Occupy fever – and decides to #Occupy Jim Sheridan’s €7,000-a-month rented house.

The latest target of the Occupy movement? People magazine
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From The Daily Edge
# New York

The latest target of the Occupy movement? People magazine

Nov 18th 2011, 2:34 PM 3,344 Views 16 Comments

A second Occupy protest took place in New York yesterday – and it all centred on two of America’s most powerful men… in Hollywood, that is.

84-year-old woman pepper-sprayed at Occupy Seattle protest
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# Occupy

84-year-old woman pepper-sprayed at Occupy Seattle protest

Nov 16th 2011, 7:33 PM 5,664 Views 46 Comments

Dorli Rainey, 84, says she won’t stop demonstrating despite being pepper-sprayed and almost trampled in protests supporting Seattle’s Occupy movement.

Occupy protesters allowed return to Zuccotti Park
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# Occupy

Occupy protesters allowed return to Zuccotti Park

Nov 15th 2011, 3:34 PM 1,269 Views 25 Comments

The activists have received a court order allowing them to return to the park from which they were evicted in the early hours of this morning.

Occupy Wall Street protesters forced out of Zucotti Park in New York
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# Occupy Wall Street

Occupy Wall Street protesters forced out of Zucotti Park in New York

Nov 15th 2011, 7:10 AM 993 Views 26 Comments

Protesters have been told they can return once the park has been cleaned.

Christy Moore visits the Occupy Dame St camp
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# Occupy

Christy Moore visits the Occupy Dame St camp

Nov 14th 2011, 8:38 PM 2,282 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.