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#Protests

# protests - Friday 11 October, 2019

Extinction Rebellion protesters have covered government climate department building with scientific papers
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

Extinction Rebellion protesters have covered government climate department building with scientific papers

Oct 11th 2019, 1:50 PM 12,949 Views 80 Comments

The papers were stuck to the department’s walls with paint rollers.

# protests - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Arrests as Extinction Rebellion activists target London’s City Airport
# Protests
# Protests

Arrests as Extinction Rebellion activists target London’s City Airport

Oct 10th 2019, 4:16 PM 21,289 Views 72 Comments

A man grounded a Dublin-bound flight this morning after disrupting passengers.

# protests - Sunday 6 October, 2019

Fresh protests begin as Hong Kong court rejects a challenge to the 'face mask ban'
# Rallies
# Rallies

Fresh protests begin as Hong Kong court rejects a challenge to the 'face mask ban'

Oct 6th 2019, 8:45 AM 8,386 Views 5 Comments

Thousands of protesters have been staging unsanctioned flashmob rallies across the city.

Paris climate activists barricade themselves into shopping centre ahead of Extinction Rebellion protests
# Protests
# Protests

Paris climate activists barricade themselves into shopping centre ahead of Extinction Rebellion protests

Oct 6th 2019, 7:44 AM 11,115 Views 33 Comments

Meanwhile in London, police raiding a storage warehouse used by protesters.

# protests - Friday 4 October, 2019

Hong Kong: Anger as masks ban at rallies following months of protests
# Protests
# Protests

Hong Kong: Anger as masks ban at rallies following months of protests

Oct 4th 2019, 4:14 PM 5,751 Views 6 Comments

The ban was imposed under a colonial-era emergency ordinance that was last used over half a decade ago.

# protests - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Week of protests in Iraq leave 30 people dead
# Baghdad
# Baghdad

Week of protests in Iraq leave 30 people dead

Oct 3rd 2019, 10:45 PM 7,995 Views 5 Comments

Protesters have been angered by corruption and unemployment.

# protests - Saturday 28 September, 2019

Tear gas and bricks: Renewed clashes as Hong Kong marks five years since Umbrella protests
# Umbrella Movement
# Umbrella Movement

Tear gas and bricks: Renewed clashes as Hong Kong marks five years since Umbrella protests

Sep 28th 2019, 5:01 PM 5,294 Views 7 Comments

Tens of thousands crammed into a park outside the city’s parliament this afternoon.

# protests - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Drew Harris says existing legislation adequate in dealing with protests outside abortion centres
# Exclusion Zones
# Exclusion Zones

Drew Harris says existing legislation adequate in dealing with protests outside abortion centres

Sep 26th 2019, 8:00 PM 7,974 Views 78 Comments

In July, Minister Simon Harris said exclusion zones outside hospitals and GP surgeries will be a “major priority”.

# protests - Saturday 21 September, 2019

Hong Kong protests roll into their 16th weekend - and show few signs of ending
# Clashes
# Clashes

Hong Kong protests roll into their 16th weekend - and show few signs of ending

Sep 21st 2019, 4:44 PM 6,698 Views 9 Comments

The clashes with police were less sustained than the intense battles of previous weekends.

Farmers end blockades at several beef processing sites
# Protests
# Protests

Farmers end blockades at several beef processing sites

Sep 21st 2019, 2:11 PM 12,706 Views 33 Comments

Protests are still taking place outside certain factories.

'Change is coming': Millions take part in climate change strike
# Greta Thunberg
# Greta Thunberg

'Change is coming': Millions take part in climate change strike

Sep 21st 2019, 8:45 AM 10,160 Views 82 Comments

Thousands of people attended rallies across Ireland.

# protests - Friday 20 September, 2019

PHOTOS: Thousands of students turn out around the country for climate strikes
# Climate Strike
# Climate Strike

PHOTOS: Thousands of students turn out around the country for climate strikes

Updated Sep 20th 2019, 3:15 PM 32,127 Views 219 Comments

Ireland’s strikes are part of a global movement calling for urgent action to address climate change.

# protests - Monday 9 September, 2019

Hong Kong protesters march to US consulate to increase pressure on Beijing
# Democracy
# Democracy

Hong Kong protesters march to US consulate to increase pressure on Beijing

Sep 9th 2019, 8:37 AM 6,549 Views 20 Comments

Millions of Hong Kongers have protested in the past three months.

# protests - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she will withdraw controversial extradition bill
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she will withdraw controversial extradition bill

Sep 4th 2019, 11:15 AM 10,731 Views 22 Comments

Withdrawing the bill is a key demands of protesters who have taken to the streets in their millions in recent weeks.

Chinese delegation will visit Roscommon meat plant today following mediation with protesters
# Kepak
# Kepak

Chinese delegation will visit Roscommon meat plant today following mediation with protesters

Sep 4th 2019, 8:35 AM 7,231 Views 15 Comments

Mediation between the parties involved earlier this morning lead to the meeting going ahead today.

# protests - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

Dawn Meats granted leave to serve committal to prison notices against 18 protesters
# High Court
# High Court

Dawn Meats granted leave to serve committal to prison notices against 18 protesters

Sep 3rd 2019, 7:14 PM 21,601 Views 0 Comments

The company said it has photographs of previous notice of court orders being ripped from pole.

Hong Kong leader vows to stay on despite leaked recording
# Carrie Lam
# Carrie Lam

Hong Kong leader vows to stay on despite leaked recording

Sep 3rd 2019, 7:21 AM 19,092 Views 8 Comments

A recording was released of Carrie Lam telling business leaders that she wanted to stand down.

# protests - Monday 2 September, 2019

US Vice President Mike Pence has touched down in Ireland
# Mike Pence
# Mike Pence

US Vice President Mike Pence has touched down in Ireland

Sep 2nd 2019, 5:27 PM 18,696 Views 47 Comments

Pence will meet with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar tomorrow as well as President Michael D Higgins during his visit.

IFA calls for commission to solve beef price stalemate as protests continue
# Protests
# Protests

IFA calls for commission to solve beef price stalemate as protests continue

Sep 2nd 2019, 3:13 PM 9,990 Views 19 Comments

A man was arrested in Cavan outside a meat processing plant today.

# protests - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Hong Kong activists block routes to airport after violent clashes in metro station
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

Hong Kong activists block routes to airport after violent clashes in metro station

Sep 1st 2019, 12:31 PM 9,964 Views 21 Comments

Video footage yesterday showed police pepper spraying protesters in a train carriage.

# protests - Friday 30 August, 2019

Leading Hong Kong democracy activists granted bail after being arrested ahead of weekend protests
# Protests
# Protests

Leading Hong Kong democracy activists granted bail after being arrested ahead of weekend protests

Updated Aug 30th 2019, 11:14 AM 12,372 Views 9 Comments

More than 850 people have been arrested in connection with protests since June.

Meat processing industry says operations at 12 plants brought to a halt by blockades
# Beef Plan Movement
# Beef Plan Movement

Meat processing industry says operations at 12 plants brought to a halt by blockades

Aug 30th 2019, 11:09 AM 10,423 Views 25 Comments

The owners of a number of plants have secured injunctions to stop protesters blockading their factories.

# protests - Thursday 29 August, 2019

Hong Kong police ban pro-democracy rally over fears of violence by protesters
# Democracy
# Democracy

Hong Kong police ban pro-democracy rally over fears of violence by protesters

Aug 29th 2019, 7:17 AM 5,339 Views 8 Comments

It follows a return to violence during protests in the region last weekend.

# protests - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Meat plants 'will seek to jail protesters' as farmers denounce 'heavy-handed legal tactics'
# China Deal
# China Deal

Meat plants 'will seek to jail protesters' as farmers denounce 'heavy-handed legal tactics'

Updated Aug 28th 2019, 5:47 PM 14,042 Views 43 Comments

There have been reports of scuffles at protests outside plants today.

# protests - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

More pickets at beef plants as talks labelled 'a waste of time' unless prices are on the table
# Beefed Up
# Beefed Up

More pickets at beef plants as talks labelled 'a waste of time' unless prices are on the table

Aug 27th 2019, 2:36 PM 13,336 Views 37 Comments

The unofficial protests are ongoing amid unrest among farmers.

# protests - Monday 26 August, 2019

'Unofficial' protests under way amid 'widespread disgust' at deal among beef farmers
# Beef Plan
# Beef Plan

'Unofficial' protests under way amid 'widespread disgust' at deal among beef farmers

Updated Aug 26th 2019, 1:38 PM 34,244 Views 30 Comments

The Beef Plan Movement has said it does not endorse the pickets.

# protests - Sunday 18 August, 2019

Hundreds of thousands attend another huge protest in Hong Kong
# Democracy
# Democracy

Hundreds of thousands attend another huge protest in Hong Kong

Aug 18th 2019, 5:35 PM 16,040 Views 28 Comments

Weeks of demonstrations have plunged the city into crisis.

# protests - Saturday 17 August, 2019

'We wouldn’t like to see Tiananmen Square happen again' - Hong Kong citizens in Ireland on why they support the protests
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

'We wouldn’t like to see Tiananmen Square happen again' - Hong Kong citizens in Ireland on why they support the protests

Aug 17th 2019, 9:30 PM 13,289 Views 20 Comments

Hong Kongers in Ireland believe there is no end in sight for protesters.

'If we stop now, things will only get worse': More mass protests take place in Hong Kong
# Democracy
# Democracy

'If we stop now, things will only get worse': More mass protests take place in Hong Kong

Aug 17th 2019, 5:47 PM 8,066 Views 14 Comments

Rival pro-democracy and pro-government demonstrations were held in the city today.

# protests - Friday 16 August, 2019

Councillors meet with gardaí to discuss Gemma O'Doherty-led protests at Google HQ
# Barrow Street
# Barrow Street

Councillors meet with gardaí to discuss Gemma O'Doherty-led protests at Google HQ

Aug 16th 2019, 2:33 PM 33,135 Views 176 Comments

Gardaí said they had received over 40 complaints about the Barrow St protests.

# protests - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Flights resume at Hong Kong airport as protesters ask for forgiveness
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

Flights resume at Hong Kong airport as protesters ask for forgiveness

Aug 14th 2019, 7:03 PM 17,980 Views 0 Comments

After nightfall, a new protest outside a police station in the city was dispersed as officers fired tear gas.

# protests - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Chaos at Hong Kong airport as riot police clash with pro-democracy protesters staging sit-in
# Mass Protests
# Mass Protests

Chaos at Hong Kong airport as riot police clash with pro-democracy protesters staging sit-in

Updated Aug 13th 2019, 8:18 PM 35,613 Views 58 Comments

Arrival and departure halls have once again been blocked by thousands of demonstrators.

Special council meeting called to address Gemma O'Doherty-led protests at Google HQ
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Special council meeting called to address Gemma O'Doherty-led protests at Google HQ

Aug 13th 2019, 5:29 PM 63,960 Views 176 Comments

It is understood protesters were approached by gardaí yesterday afternoon.

# protests - Monday 12 August, 2019

Chaos at Hong Kong airport after all flights cancelled amid massive pro-democracy protests
# Shut Down
# Shut Down

Chaos at Hong Kong airport after all flights cancelled amid massive pro-democracy protests

Updated Aug 12th 2019, 9:37 PM 28,760 Views 51 Comments

Police reports said up to 5,000 people arrived at the terminal.

# protests - Friday 9 August, 2019

Beef farmers withdraw from one protest location over small number of demonstrators not abiding by rules
# Beef Plan Movement
# Beef Plan Movement

Beef farmers withdraw from one protest location over small number of demonstrators not abiding by rules

Aug 9th 2019, 4:34 PM 15,489 Views 15 Comments

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

# protests - Thursday 8 August, 2019

'The majority of farmers have to find other jobs to supplement their income. It's come to a head'
# Beef Farmers
# Beef Farmers

'The majority of farmers have to find other jobs to supplement their income. It's come to a head'

Aug 8th 2019, 3:38 PM 18,135 Views 116 Comments

Multiple protests have popped up across the country.

Minister 'reaches out' to Beef Plan Movement to enter talks
# Protests
# Protests

Minister 'reaches out' to Beef Plan Movement to enter talks

Aug 8th 2019, 8:12 AM 13,154 Views 31 Comments

Farmers around the country have been holding protests over the past 10 days.

# protests - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Explainer: Why have beef farmers across the country been protesting in recent weeks?
# Farming
# Farming

Explainer: Why have beef farmers across the country been protesting in recent weeks?

Aug 1st 2019, 6:15 AM 16,616 Views 42 Comments

The Irish Farmers’ Association has said the Irish and European beef sectors are “in crisis”.

# protests - Saturday 27 July, 2019

Riot police fire tear gas at Hong Kong protesters defying police ban
# YUEN LONG
# YUEN LONG

Riot police fire tear gas at Hong Kong protesters defying police ban

Jul 27th 2019, 11:06 AM 6,445 Views 5 Comments

Thousands of protesters defied a police ban today.

# protests - Monday 22 July, 2019

Mob attack in Hong Kong leaves dozens wounded following protest march
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

Mob attack in Hong Kong leaves dozens wounded following protest march

Jul 22nd 2019, 7:12 AM 7,109 Views 3 Comments

Police in Hong Kong have been criticised for not doing enough to stop the violence.