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# protest - Friday 27 December, 2019

From The42 Paul Pogba launches own anti-racism protest Initiative

Paul Pogba launches own anti-racism protest

The France international was subjected to abuse on social media at the start of the season.

# protest - Monday 9 December, 2019

IFA staging blockade outside Tesco distribution centre in Dublin

The latest blockade is part of the ongoing farmer campaign for an increase in beef prices.

# protest - Friday 6 December, 2019

'No more hostels, build more homes': Aungier Street reopens after housing protest

Demonstrators held signs bearing slogans like “homes not hostels”, and “children first”.

# protest - Thursday 5 December, 2019

'Shame on Leo': Thousands march through Dublin and Cork against homelessness

Protesters called on the government to do more to tackle homelessness.

# protest - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Opinion: 'Hong Kong people are more tolerant of radical protest because of guilt - not anger'

Dr Chung Kam Kwok, a Research Fellow at Trinity College, gives some background to the violent protests seen in 2019 and asks what’s next for the territory.

# protest - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Farmers have begun to leave tractor protest in Dublin city centre

Traffic disruption was experienced today due to the ongoing protest.

# protest - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Hong Kong voters wait in hundred metre-long queues to cast their ballot in elections

One-third of registered voters had cast their ballot in the first five hours.

# protest - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Cyclists stage 'die in' outside the Dáil in second day of protest

Yesterday, cyclists staged a similar protest outside the Dublin City Council offices.

# protest - Monday 4 November, 2019

Protesters plan 'bikini & shorts' protest over Taoiseach 'positive' climate change remarks

Varadkar said one of the benefits to climate change is warmer winters.

# protest - Monday 14 October, 2019

Farmers block industry representatives from entering first taskforce meeting

A newly established beef task force was due to meet this morning to examine the future of the beef industry in Ireland.

# protest - Saturday 12 October, 2019

Kurdish people in Ireland and Europe protest against Turkey's Syria offensive

Kurdish people in Dublin held a rally on O’Connell Street outside the GPO.

# protest - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Cyclists blocking traffic in Dublin city as part of climate change protest

The demonstration has been organised in support of Extinction Rebellion.

# protest - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Extinction Rebellion protesters moved by gardaí during sit-in outside Dáil

The demonstration is part of a week-long protest by the group.

# protest - Monday 7 October, 2019

276 people arrested during Extinction Rebellion protests in London

Climate protests were held in cities around the globe today.

'We're not going to stop': Extinction Rebellion activists begin week-long protest

Thousands of people joined the protest, before activists made camp in Merrion Square.

# protest - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Four climate protestors arrested after spraying fake blood on UK Treasury building

The environmental campaign group said 1,800 litres of fake blood was used.

# protest - Sunday 29 September, 2019

Flanagan said there is 'no threat' to local communities from Direct Provision

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan was speaking to RTÉ One’s The Week in Politics this afternoon.

Hundreds of laid-off Wrightbus workers protest outside church over donations

Wrightbus went into administration last week with the loss of 1,200 jobs.

# protest - Saturday 28 September, 2019

Thousands protest in London against ‘Soldier F’ prosecution over Bloody Sunday deaths

Soldier F is charged with the murder of William McKinney, 27, and 22-year-old James Wray

Large crowds expected at March for Choice in Dublin this afternoon

This will be the first March for Choice since Ireland enacted abortion legislation in December.

# protest - Thursday 19 September, 2019

'I won't sign on, it's demeaning': School secretaries will strike tomorrow over pay

A school secretary could be paid as little as €12,500 a year, with no holiday pay, sick leave or pension entitlements.

# protest - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

From The42 Paddy Jackson left out of London Irish squad for Munster trip Pre-Season

Paddy Jackson left out of London Irish squad for Munster trip

A scheduled protest against the signing of the former Ireland out-half will still go ahead at Musgrave Park, however.

# protest - Saturday 31 August, 2019

'Boris Johnson shame on you': Thousands across Britain protest against decision to suspend parliament

Demonstrations are expected all across Britain today.

Scottish police launch 'thorough and robust inquiry' after Irish unity march riot

Police said a planned parade by a republican flute band was met by a ‘disruptive’ counter protest.

Police fire tear gas and water cannon as Hong Kong protesters defy rally ban

Police had banned today’s demonstration on security grounds.

# protest - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

'If you shut down our parliament, we shut down the streets': Thousands protest decision to suspend UK parliament

The queen approved the request to suspend UK parliament next month.

# protest - Saturday 24 August, 2019

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as clashes return to city following days of peace

The protests ended a nearly week-long period of peace in the semi-autonomous region.

# protest - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

From The42 Phil Neville calls for social media boycott following Pogba abuse Protest

Phil Neville calls for social media boycott following Pogba abuse

The French midfielder was targeted online after he had a penalty saved in Monday’s 1-1 Premier League draw at Wolves.

# protest - Sunday 18 August, 2019

Hundreds of thousands attend another huge protest in Hong Kong

Weeks of demonstrations have plunged the city into crisis.

# protest - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

From The42 QPR U18s walk off pitch after alleged racist abuse Protest

QPR U18s walk off pitch after alleged racist abuse

The club have called for Uefa to take the ‘strongest possible action’.

# protest - Friday 9 August, 2019

Beef protests suspended as farmers to enter talks with meat industry, Department says

Farmers around the country have been holding protests in recent weeks.

# protest - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

RTB threatened to take legal action if Take Back the City protested in its office again Rtb

RTB threatened to take legal action if Take Back the City protested in its office again

Around 50 people occupied the RTB’s Dublin office in November last year to highlight concerns.

# protest - Sunday 28 July, 2019

'Honestly, I'm scared': Over 1,000 people arrested at Moscow rally for fair elections

The rally came a week after the capital’s biggest demonstration in years.

# protest - Sunday 21 July, 2019

Tens of thousands march in another huge anti-government rally in Hong Kong

The protests have been sparked by years of rising anger over Beijing’s influence.

# protest - Saturday 20 July, 2019

'Streets are for the people': Dublin street blocked by protesters as part of 'car-free' demonstration

Demonstrators are calling for more public spaces in the city for people.

# protest - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Bríd Smith accuses Taoiseach of 'untruths' in fiery debate on lobbying and climate bill

The Dáil was also temporarily suspended following questioning from TD Paul Murphy.

Protesters with baby coffins plan to return to the National Maternity Hospital this Saturday

The issue was discussed on Liveline earlier today.

# protest - Monday 8 July, 2019

Protesters lock themselves to department doors in protest over Climate Emergency Bill blocking

The bill was blocked from progressing by the government last week.

'We have to do more': Extinction Rebellion stage protest in Dublin against commercial forestry Extinction Rebellion This post contains videos

'We have to do more': Extinction Rebellion stage protest in Dublin against commercial forestry

The protest took place as Forestry Industries Ireland held a conference inside the National Botanic Gardens.

# protest - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Turbulent day in European parliament as Brexit Party MEPs turn backs on EU anthem

Irish MEPs Clare Daly and Mick Wallace wore t-shirts with an image of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.