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At least 35 people killed, including eight-year-old child, in 'brutal' crackdown on protesters in Sudan

At least 35 people killed, including eight-year-old child, in 'brutal' crackdown on protesters in Sudan

Jun 4th 2019, 9:36 AM 9,036 Views 7 Comments

Hundreds of people were also injured when a sit-in was forcefully broken up by the military.

13 killed as sit-in is broken up outside army headquarters in Sudan
# Khartoum
# Khartoum

13 killed as sit-in is broken up outside army headquarters in Sudan

Updated Jun 3rd 2019, 2:38 PM 14,157 Views 8 Comments

There were multiple reports of the military using force to disperse the sit-in in front of army headquarters, where protesters have been camped out for weeks.

'It's a weird side-effect': Activist hopes PigeonGate video will bring attention to housing movement
# Take Back The City
# Take Back The City

'It's a weird side-effect': Activist hopes PigeonGate video will bring attention to housing movement

Sep 24th 2018, 12:59 PM 27,980 Views 28 Comments

Footage shared at the weekend showed one man abusing the protesters and another in his group threw a pigeon head at them.

Grafton Street branch of PTSB occupied by anti-vulture fund demonstrators
# Permanent TSB
# Permanent TSB

Grafton Street branch of PTSB occupied by anti-vulture fund demonstrators

Mar 9th 2018, 4:00 PM 19,734 Views 103 Comments

The protesters accuse the bank of putting the lives of people in almost 20,000 households in jeopardy.

Vera Twomey causes TD traffic chaos by staging sit-in at Leinster House
# Dáil Gridlock
# Dáil Gridlock

Vera Twomey causes TD traffic chaos by staging sit-in at Leinster House

May 4th 2017, 9:35 PM 29,792 Views 121 Comments

Assorted deputies were left stranded inside the gates of Leinster House by the protest.

Women told their jobs are gone 'immediately' resolve dispute after Blanchardstown store sit-in
# Pumpkin Patch
# Pumpkin Patch

Women told their jobs are gone 'immediately' resolve dispute after Blanchardstown store sit-in

Dec 2nd 2016, 10:47 PM 88,389 Views 48 Comments

The Pumpkin Patch company has stores in Blanchardstown and Liffey Valley.

Homeless men end occupation of council building in Bray
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Homeless men end occupation of council building in Bray

May 9th 2016, 8:29 AM 17,122 Views 50 Comments

They had been protesting in the building since Thursday.

State of the Nation: Will Mary Lou try to enter the Dáil today?
# Dáil Talk
# Dáil Talk

State of the Nation: Will Mary Lou try to enter the Dáil today?

Nov 18th 2014, 9:00 AM 7,660 Views 61 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

Gerry Adams thinks the Ceann Comhairle is "unfair and petulant"
# Sit In
# Sit In

Gerry Adams thinks the Ceann Comhairle is "unfair and petulant"

Nov 15th 2014, 5:09 PM 11,675 Views 181 Comments

His refusal to re-enter the Dáil while Mary Lou was staging her sit-in was “silly and bizarre” according to the Sinn Féin leader.

Poll: What do you make of Mary Lou McDonald's sit-in?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: What do you make of Mary Lou McDonald's sit-in?

Nov 14th 2014, 9:39 AM 56,473 Views 331 Comments

The Dáil was adjourned until next Tuesday after the sit-in so today we’re asking for your opinion on it.

Analysis: Why it looks like Sinn Féin's Dáil sit-in was nothing more than a political stunt
# Protest
# Protest

Analysis: Why it looks like Sinn Féin's Dáil sit-in was nothing more than a political stunt

Nov 14th 2014, 7:30 AM 20,293 Views 307 Comments

Sinn Féin denied its Leinster House protest was a publicity stunt but it’s hard to get away from that conclusion.

Six workers spend third day staging sit-in protest at petrol station
# Ballyvolane
# Ballyvolane

Six workers spend third day staging sit-in protest at petrol station

Nov 6th 2014, 10:52 PM 21,320 Views 18 Comments

The workers are looking for outstanding wages and holiday pay.

PHOTOS: 11 people arrested during an 'unofficial protest' over water charges
# Public Order Offences
# Public Order Offences

PHOTOS: 11 people arrested during an 'unofficial protest' over water charges

Sep 20th 2014, 6:37 PM 43,710 Views 210 Comments

The rogue protesters refused to move after O’Connell Street was reopened today.

"Vindicated" Paris Bakery staff now able to access insolvency fund
# Wound Up
# Wound Up

"Vindicated" Paris Bakery staff now able to access insolvency fund

Jun 30th 2014, 12:15 PM 8,758 Views 15 Comments

A liquidator has been appointed to the company – and workers believe their employers got off ‘scot-free’.

The Paris Bakery sit-in will be discussed at UN labour conference today
# International Attention
# International Attention

The Paris Bakery sit-in will be discussed at UN labour conference today

Jun 4th 2014, 2:07 PM 9,071 Views 16 Comments

A rally to support the workers will take place outside Leinster House this afternoon.

'We can't pay our bills with promises'
# Unpaid Wages
# Unpaid Wages

'We can't pay our bills with promises'

May 24th 2014, 1:52 PM 7,762 Views 15 Comments

Workers at Paris Bakery are into their second day at the sit-in outside the Dublin bakery.

"I don't think we will see the money." - Dublin bakery staff staging sit-in over back wages
# Paris Bakery
# Paris Bakery

"I don't think we will see the money." - Dublin bakery staff staging sit-in over back wages

May 23rd 2014, 11:00 PM 33,171 Views 60 Comments

Gardaí have been called to the Paris Bakery on Moore St.

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Mar 1st 2014, 8:15 PM 17,141 Views 12 Comments

Everyone’s talking about John Gilligan shooting, the Fine Gael Ard Fheis and Russian forces in the Ukraine.

"We're being made fools of" - Limerick staff sit-in enters 17th day
# Occupy Limerick
# Occupy Limerick

"We're being made fools of" - Limerick staff sit-in enters 17th day

Feb 5th 2014, 6:23 PM 33,109 Views 29 Comments

Staff are angry that entitlements have not been paid, despite a promise that they would.

'A hospital is not just bricks and mortar' - staff determined to save Mount Carmel
# Sit In
# Sit In

'A hospital is not just bricks and mortar' - staff determined to save Mount Carmel

Feb 1st 2014, 12:30 PM 11,938 Views 45 Comments

A protest march will take place later today with staff saying the services provided by the hospital are vital to the community.