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# Protest

30th September 2023
Hundreds protest in London against Rosebank oilfield approval
Rishi Sunak said that using every last drop of oil in Scotland’s North Sea was “absolutely the right thing to do”.
Last week
24th September 2023 - 30th September 2023
O'Gorman doubles down on need for fee freeze as childcare providers protest at Leinster House
Childcare providers say they are at risk of closure due to increased costs.
Thousands march against police violence in France
In July, the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination flagged concerns about the “excessive use of force by law enforcement” in France.
Last month
September 2023
Sister of murdered Jo Cox says role of media needs to be looked at in wake of Dáil protest
Cox’s sister said there is no place in a respectful democracy for a gallows with people’s faces on it to be wheeled through the streets.
Cian O'Callaghan: We need 10,000 new affordable purchase & rental homes built every year
The Social Democrats’ housing spokesperson outlines the challenges in housing and the measures that would make an immediate difference.
Who were the protesters at the Dáil and what exactly were they protesting?
Filming from the protest yesterday, former Exposé presenter Aisling O’Loughlin said that she was there “giving our TDs a welcome back.”
Thirteen people charged after arrests at Leinster House protests
Two men who were arrested appeared before court on public order charges and were granted bail.
Thirteen arrested as anti-immigration protesters threaten politicians outside Leinster House
The protesters’ signs and banners featured slogans like “Irish Lives Matter” and “Ballybrack Says No”.
This year
Siptu members in Clonmel and Waterford reach agreement in Iceland dispute
A settlement, reached with the supermarket’s examiner, agrees to “fast-track” redundancy packages and secure all monies owed.
'Some amount of skulduggery going on': The Iceland Saga
Iceland’s Irish operations have been in difficulty since their franchising last February
Hong Kong democracy activists partially win bid to quash protest convictions
Judges unanimously quashed the convictions over the charge of organising an unauthorised assembly.
Explainer: Why is the far-right targeting Ireland's libraries?
A report by
Cormac Fitzgerald
In recent months a number of right wing and conspiracy theory fuelled groups have staged protests at numerous libraries. Why?
Local reps call for more intervention from gardaí after Cork library forced to close over protest
Cork City councillor Dan Boyle said that protections for library staff and the general public needed to be increased.
'You just don't feel safe': Delivery riders protest in Dublin over violence and bike thefts
The protest got underway at 4pm today.
Cork City library forced to close as banner draped over entrance during protest
Library staff have been subjected to intimidation and harassment in recent days.
Fiachna Ó Braonáin: Sinéad was a gifted, intelligent and sensitive soul - we will miss her
The Hothouse Flowers musician pays tribute to the singer who died this week.
Rally planned in South Dublin to oppose anti-refugee protests
Multiple arrests have been made in Ballybrack in recent days linked to protests against housing for refugees.
Two men arrested and charged at scene of protest in south Dublin
The protest took place in Ballybrack yesterday evening.
Four arrested after Just Stop Oil protesters disrupt second day of the Open
American golfer Billy Horschel intervened to help remove one who invaded the 17th to throw powdered orange paint on the green.
Climate activists set off smoke flare at Open Championship golf tournament
Just Stop Oil said three people in total were involved in the protest.
Analysis: 'Terrifying' LGBTQ+ event in Tralee aims to drag us back to the past
Aoife Gallagher charts the rise of anger and misinformation around a lighthearted LGBTQ+ family storytime event in Tralee recently.
Ladies football and camogie players suspend protests after agreement reached
‘Commitments are now in place from the two National Governing Bodies,’ a statement read.
'A lot of people talk about it but don't support it. It does my head in'
Ladies football and camogie squads have been protesting before matches to campaign for better minimum standards.
Hundreds of South Koreans protest Japan's plan to release Fukushima plant water into sea
Over 1 million cubic metres of water accumulated at the Fukushima plant which went into meltdown following the 2011 tsunami.
'Fear and dread' among Cork librarians over far-right anti-LGBTQI+ protests
Protestors carried Forsa banners, rainbow flags and placards denouncing the far-right and “Cork City Council – Protect your workers”.
Workers at Tara Mines begin protest over plans to temporarily close the site
Unite trade union workers have begun a protest which they say is the ‘result of management intransigence’.
Demonstrators gather in Dublin protesting Israel's assault on refugee camp in Palestine
The reaction of those in attendance to the events in Jenin was one of horror mixed with obvious frustration.
Just Stop Oil disrupt London Pride march
A number of protestors have been arrested after blocking the road in front of a Coca-Cola truck.
France to restrict public transport following violent protests over teen's killing
A curfew for bus and tram services in Paris has already been introduced.
Taoiseach says Ireland will not be joining NATO as protests take place at Dublin Castle
Debates on Ireland’s neutrality have intensified in recent weeks.
Crowds told not to blame refugees for housing crisis at Raise the Roof protest in Cork
Raise the Roof campaigners are calling for an end to ‘no fault’ evictions, long-term security for renters and the establishment of a legal right to housing.
Man appears in court after protest at Epsom Derby
It comes after he was filmed running on to the course as the race began on Saturday.
Clare local allegedly assaulted at protest as minister hits out at online 'misinformation'
The man in his 70s is now out of hospital.
Varadkar says Clare blockade is ‘wrong’ but that community concerns should not be dismissed
Varadkar also noted that there is a need to ‘acknowledge’ that some of those attending recent protests ‘hold racist views and we have to stand up to that’.
Ajax game abandoned after 9 minutes as smoke bombs thrown
Fans of Groningen were angry at the club’s relegation from the top-flight Eredivisie for the first time in 23 years.
Taoiseach condemns 'violence unreservedly' after tents set on fire at homeless refugee camp
A large garda presence on the street this evening was met with anger by some protestors.
Govt condemns 'intimidation' after clashes at tents of homeless refugees in Dublin
Some international protection applicants have been sleeping in tents in a small cul-de-sac next to a vacant apartment building.
UK laws limiting protest must be repealed, campaigner says after being arrested on coronation day
In total the Met Police made 64 arrests during the coronation day of Britain’s King Charles.
Liverpool close in on Man United as fans boo national anthem
Mo Salah scored his 100th Anfield goal amid a hard-fought win against Brenford.
Paul Murphy's request to take Dáil questions about Jobstown protest should be facilitated, says Varadkar
The Taoiseach indicated it wouldn’t be in return for a Q&A with Niall Collins.